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Latin America and Caribbean Insurance and Reinsurance Articles

Chile: Civil commotion or something else?

The protests that have taken place in Chile, sparked by the rise of subway fares in the capital Santiago, have been well documented in the press. Those protests and riots have been often violent with regrettable loss of human life … Continue reading

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Risky business: the increase in US securities class action originating from Latin America

Over the past 10 years, there has been a record increase in the filing of securities litigation against foreign companies that issue securities in the United States, most commonly via American Depository Receipts (ADRs). Between 2014 and 2018, 202 cases … Continue reading

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Are the recent deaths in the Dominican Republic a threat for future recovery actions?

The Dominican Republic is the second-largest Caribbean nation by area with approximately 10 million inhabitants, of whom approximately three million live in the metropolitan area of Santo Domingo, the capital city. The island is famous for its beaches, resorts, golf … Continue reading

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Peru: Claims Made Policies still valid

1. There has been a lot of talk, perhaps too much talk, following the recent non-binding opinion of the legal counsel of the local regulator SBS against the universally-accepted “claims made” system of insuring certain liability risks.  The SBS opinion … Continue reading

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Is LATAM ready for BIM?

BIM (Building Information Modeling) which will be mandatory in Brazil from 2021, is an intelligent 3D/4D and 5D model-based process providing architects, engineers, contractors and developers with greater insight into their projects. It is perceived to provide enhanced integration of … Continue reading

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Latin America – Regulatory Update

2017 was a notable year for the Latin American market, not only due to natural events that tested solvency and the ability to deliver on claims, but also because of regulatory developments in key markets. These are exciting times for … Continue reading

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New Regulation on Reinsurance and Coinsurance in Peru

Despite the constant political noise, Peru’s economy has stayed afloat in economic indicators and rankings. The last couple of decades have witnessed Peru surface as a healthy economy and investment haven. The Peruvian insurance industry has also grown steadily throughout … Continue reading

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