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Webinar FIDES & Insuralex: Insurance regulatory update in Latin America, Spain and the USA

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Insuralex and FIDES (Federación Interamericana de Empresas de Seguros) have launched a report on insurance regulatory matters in the countries where FIDES has member insurer associations. FIDES represents 18 Latin American countries as well as Spain and The United States.

Topics include:

  • Licensing requirements for setting up insurers
  • Regulatory and financial information
  • Solvency requirements
  • Supervision
  • Distribution channels
  • Reinsurance
  • Investments
  • Microinsurance regulations
  • Cyber risk regulations
  • Technology regulations
  • Statistical information

Francisco AstelarraFIDES’s General Secretary, commented: “We thank Insuralex for making this legal compendium, which will be very useful to all FIDES´s member countries. They have done a good job. We hope to continue counting on the collaboration of Insuralex in the future”.

This webinar sums up the report. Please see below the agenda: (Language: Spanish)

Time (Miami) Agenda Speaker  



11:00 – 11:05 Opening remarks Rodrigo Bedoya – President of FIDES FIDES
11:05 – 12:00 Regulatory Compendium:

1.  Insuralex Latin America & 20th anniversary.

2.  The compendium of insurance regulations:

2.1.  Scope of the project and countries included in the compendium.

2.2.  Country report.

2.3.  Comparative tables.

2.4.  Insurance regulation annex.


3.  Topics developed in the compendium.

4.  Practical use cases: review of the licensing process for insurers and registration of foreign reinsurers in the region.


Lucas Fajardo. Vice President of the Board of Directors and Regional Leader of Insuralex in Latin America (Brigard Urrutia).

Carlos Iván Sucre. Exclusive Member of Insuralex in Panama (Sucre, Arias, Reyes).

12:00 – 12:20 Questions and answers FIDES & Insuralex Latin America FIDES & Insuralex
12:20 – 12:30 Closing remarks Rodrigo Bedoya

Lucas Fajardo

FIDES & Insuralex


About Insuralex Latin America:

Insuralex Latin American insurance law practice covers countries such as Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Founded in 2002, Insuralex (Trusted International Legal Advisors for (Re) Insurance) is an association of more than 50 independent law firms from Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East specializing in insurance coverage and reinsurance, defense, litigation and all other related legal services.
Insuralex serves a broad range of clients, including insurance and reinsurance companies, Lloyd’s syndicates, insurance and reinsurance brokers, and captives and self-insured companies.

Insuralex is an elite association of insurance law firms, and membership is difficult to obtain. Each Insuralex member is considered a leading law firm in that specialty in their country.

Insuralex is known for the outstanding quality of its member firms and is recognized as such year after year by the Chambers & Partners Guide.

Insuralex is the only international network specializing in insurance to be ranked as a Leading Law Firm Network by Global Chambers.

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