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2021 Criminal prosecution of insurance fraud in Latin America

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Insuralex (Insurance Law) Latin American Reports Series

One of the great challenges facing insurers today is to have effective tools against insurance fraud. To this purpose, some Latin American countries have opted to include this type of conduct as a crime in their criminal law. Others, on the other hand, have opted for a generic criminal offense, such as fraud, which could include insurance fraud.

The differential treatment could explain why in some countries there are convictions against the perpetrators of these conducts and why in others there is no history of prosecutions.

In this context, this report presents the conclusions of the review carried out by the LatAm members of Insuralex on the existing regulations in their countries regarding fraudulent conduct against insurance.


Download the report: 2021 Criminal prosecution of insurance fraud in Latin America


About Insuralex Latin America

Founded in 2002Insuralex is a network created by independent law firms that specialise in Insurance and Reinsurance coverage, defence, litigation, regulatory and all other related legal services.

Insuralex works for a wide range of clients including insurance and reinsurance companies, Lloyd’s syndicates, insurance and reinsurance brokers as well as captives and self-insured companies.

Insuralex Latin America brings together the best lawyers from leading insurance practices across Latin America to offer clients unparalleled specialist legal support. Each member of Insuralex is considered to be a leading practice in this specialist field within its national jurisdiction.

By bringing together the most trusted legal firms in their local markets, Insuralex also brings with it access to the most experienced, trusted and knowledgeable insurance lawyers in their respective Latin American markets.

When it comes to working together, Insuralex Latin American members offer unrivalled results. (See some Latin American Insurance Reports here: https://insuralex.com/reports/)

Insuralex Latin American members are based in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.


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