In the context of Coronavirus crisis, the exercise to evaluate asets and liabilities (BSR - Balance Sheet Review) in the insurance sector in Romania will be postponed, the Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority announced in a statement
The Board of the Financial Supervisory Authority (A.S.F.) approved, at the meeting on April 1st, the termination of the mandate of the Insurance Guarantee Fund - FGA as temporary administrator at the insurer EUROINS Romania Asigurare Reasigurare, the Romanian www. 1asig.ro informed
As a result of the periodic control performed at the largest Romanian insurer as GWP - CITY Insurance, the ASF Board decided to sanction the company with a fine of RON 100 k (about EUR 20 k), after finding a series of violations of the law regarding the methodology of calculating the technical reserves, as the market authority annouced in a statement published on its website
Romanian ASF - The Financial Supervisory Authority informed it has decided to reduce by 25% all the contributions due by the regulated entities, after Romania's President has declared a state of emergency in response to the growing number of COVID-19 cases across the country.
The High Court of Cassation and Justice of Romania (ICCJ) decided in favour of insurers regarding the application of RON 450,000 ceiling (~EUR 100,000) per insurer when recovering claims from ASTRA Asigurari and CARPATICA Asig following their bankruptcies informed the insurance news portal 1asig.ro
Only one in five Romanian homes is insured, 43 years after the largest earthquake that hitted the country in 1977, although the earthquake is the second risk that Romanians are worried about when it comes to their homes (57%), after the fire (65% ), according to the study prepared by IRES for UNSAR - The National Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies in Romania, informed 1asig.ro
The Board of the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) has decided, during the meeting on 19.02.2020, to withdraw the operating authorisation of the company CERTASIG Societate de Asigurare si Reasigurare S.A (CERTASIG), due to the fact that the company did not restored the level of eligible own funds covering the minimum capital requirement (MCR) within the term provided by law, wrote Romanian insurance portal 1asig.ro
The Financial Supervisory Authority of Romania (ASF) and the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) announced their intention to launch an independent assessment of the Romanian insurance sector through a balance sheet review.
The Board of the Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) decided to amend EUROINS Romania with RON 500,000 (more than EUR 100,000), as a result of violation of some provisions of MTPL Law as the procedures for solving the MTPL claim files, deficiencies regarding the internal control mechanisms at the company level, irregularities regarding the establishment of technical reserves and data quality, as the market authority annunce in a statement.
Last year, the Romanian insurance market advanced by 8% y-o-y in GWP to about RON 11 billion (EUR 2.25 billion), according to Cristian ROSU, Vice President, Insurance - Reinsurance Sector, ASF.
Last year, the Traffic Police sanctioned more than 12 thousand drivers without MTPL insurance, according to the the figures submitted to the portal 1asig.ro
by IGPR - The General Inspectorate of the Romanian Police.
At the end of the first nine months of 2019, Romanian motor insurance lines' combined ratio continued to follow the uphill road, both Motor Hull and MTPL exceeding once again the 100% threshold of profitability at market level.
Romanian insurance market has achieved a 6.7% y-o-y growth in GWP terms, reaching a total volume of EUR 1.7 billion at the end of Q3. At the same time, claims paid by the insurers went up by 13%, to EUR 1.04 billion, mostly because of the increasing claims expenses on the MTPL line.
The value of total assets under administration, at the level of the entire private pension system, reached RON 61.53 billion (EUR 12.95 billion), as of September 30, 2019, up 24.04% from December 2018. The share of private pensions in Gross Domestic Product was, at the end of September 2019, 6.22% compared to 5.22% in December 2018.
The Board of the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) announced the results of the unannounced control carried out at the non-life insuer CertAsig Asigurare Reasigurare, sanctioning the company with a fine in the amount of RON 65,000 (about EUR 13,500) on the grounds the company have not corectly calculated the solvency indicators requested by the market regulator, informed 1asig.ro.
OMNIASIG Vienna Insurance Group, one of the largest non-life insurers in Romania, won for the second year in a row the largest aviation insurance account in the country, by providing CASCO and TPL coverage for TAROM airline's fleet.
The Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) announced it performed an analysis of the damage files related to the MTPL policies, approved by the insurance companies in the second quarter of 2019.
After the first six months of 2019, the Romanian insurers aggregate premiums production increased y-o-y by 6.13%, to EUR 1,148.6 million. Paid claims increased by 17.55%, to EUR 708.35 million. Motor insurance lines had the largest contribution to both GWP and paid claims increase.
Subject to approval by the Financial Supervisory Authority, Reiner TURR (54) was appointed Deputy CEO and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the local Romanian subsidiary of GOTHAER. Georgina POPESCU (45) completes the Board of Directors.
The Financial Supervisory Authority announced it has approved Leslie J. BREER's appointments as CEO of GOTHAER's Romanian unit. Together with Cosmin ANGHELUTA (Deputy CEO / Sales Chief Executive) - he will implement the company`s 3 yrs mid-term strategic plan, already approved by its Board of Directors in March 2019.