OSFI issued its annual update for 2019 to the manual of financial reporting forms and instructions for property and casualty (P&C) insurance companies. As part of the update, OSFI published the final return templates and instructions for Canadian and foreign P&C insurance companies for 2019-20. Changes to the regulatory forms and instructions of Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators were announced in a letter addressed to the Chief Executive Officers and Chief Agents of federally regulated Canadian P&C insurers and branches of foreign P&C insurance companies.
Changes were made to the following:
- Section V (Jurisdictional Requirements) and Section VI (Detailed Instructions) of the P&C instructions
- P&C Annual Supplement (1A), effective fourth quarter of 2019
- P&C Quarterly Return (1Q) effective first quarter of 2020; however, no changes were made to the P&C Quarterly Return (1Q) effective fourth quarter of 2019.
All validation rule reports for the returns listed above will be posted on OSFI website in September. In addition, the letter requests insurers to file a copy of annual Business Plan (OSFI-640) via the Regulatory Reporting System no later than 60 days after the fiscal year-end. The Business Plan should include a forecast of the Balance Sheet and the Minimum Capital Test/Branch Adequacy of Assets Test, as at year-end 2020, as well as the Income Statement for 2020. The letter also mentions that the Regulatory Reporting System filing requirements for the Unpaid Claims and Loss Ratio Analysis Exhibit (UCLRE) return will be changing, effective the fourth quarter of 2019. The data submission is changing from an ASCII format to XML format and the new Regulatory Reporting System return code will be UCLRE.
Keywords: Americas, Canada, Insurance, Reporting, Validation Rules, Forms and Instructions, MCT, UCLRE Return, Property and Casualty Insurers, Capital Adequacy, OSFI
Previous ArticleIAIS Publishes 2019 Field Testing Package for ICS Version 2.0
Next ArticlePRA Consults on PRA110 Reporting Frequency Threshold
APRA updated the lists of the Direct to APRA (D2A) validation and derivation rules for authorized deposit-taking institutions, insurers, and superannuation entities.
EC adopted a package that includes the digital finance and retail payments strategies and the legislative proposals for regulatory frameworks on crypto-assets and digital operational resilience.
ECB published an opinion (CON/2020/22) on proposals for regulations amending the securitization framework of EU, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FCA is consulting on its approach to the authorization and supervision of international firms operating in UK.
MAS published amendments to Notice 637 on the risk-based capital adequacy requirements for reporting banks incorporated in Singapore.
FCA announced that it will move firms to RegData from Gabriel in the coming months in stages, based on the reporting requirements of firms.
ISDA issued a letter to regulators to flag that it now expects the supplement to the 2006 ISDA Definitions and the Interbank Offered Rate (IBOR) Fallbacks Protocol to be effective around mid- to late-January 2021.
APRA has concluded its review of the comprehensive plans of authorized deposit-taking institutions for the assessment and management of loans with repayment deferrals.
ESAs (EBA, EIOPA, and ESMA) published the first joint report that assesses risks in the financial sector since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
BoE and HM Treasury confirmed that the COVID Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF) will close for new purchases of commercial paper, with effect from March 23, 2021.