Publications

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Publications
Initiative / Project Name Document Date Published Description
Strategic Planning Committee Stakeholder Responsespdf February 2014 Stakeholder responses re: CCIR Strategic Plan 2014‐2017
Strategic Planning Committee Letter to Stakeholderpdf February 2014 CCIR Strategic Plan 2014‐2017
Electronic Commerce Committee Letter to Stakeholder May 2013 Release of CCIR Position Paper - Electronic Commerce in Insurance Products.
Electronic Commerce Committee

Position Paper

May 2013 Position Paper - Electronic Commerce in Insurance Products.
Solvency Forum Committee Letter to Stakeholder March 2013 Release of the CCIR Report on Provincially chartered insurers and provincial solvency supervision frameworks.
Solvency Forum Committee Report on Provincially chartered insurers March 2013 Report on Provincially chartered insurers and provincial solvency supervision frameworks.
Disciplinary Information Implementation Working Group News Release pdf December 2013 Canadian Insurance Regulators Launch National One Stop Site for Information on Disciplinary Actions
Electronic Commerce Committee Position Paperpdf November 2013

Final Position Paper - Electronic Commerce in Insurance Products.

Credit Scoring Working Group Letter to Stakeholder November 2012 Release of Findings Report Use of Credit Scores by Insurers.
Credit Scoring Working Group Findings Report November 2012 Findings Report Use of Credit Scores by Insurers.
Agencies Regulation Committee Letter to Stakeholder November 2012 Release of Strengthing the Life MGA Distribution Channel.
Agencies Regulation Committee Position Paper Novembre 2012 Position Paper - Strengthening the Life MGA Distribution Channel.
Electronic Commerce Committee Stakeholder Submissions June 2012 Release of Electronic Commerce in Insurance Products.
Agencies Regulation Committee Letter to Stakeholder May 2012 Release of Position Paper.
Agencies Regulation Committee Position Paper May 2012 Position Paper - The Managing General Agencies (MGAs) Distribution Channel in the Life Insurance Industry.
Electronic Commerce Committee Letter to Stakeholder February 2012 Release of Electronic Commerce in Insurance Products.
Electronic Commerce Committee Issues Paper January 2012 Electronic Commerce in Insurance Products.
Credit Scoring Working Group Stakeholder Submissions September 2011 Stakeholder Submissions - Issues Paper on Credit Scores.
Survey Standards Working Group Stakeholder Submissions - Issues Paper Best Practices for Regulatory Surveys September 2011 Stakeholder Submissions - Issues Paper Best Practices for Regulatory Surveys.
Credit Scoring Working Group Letter to Stakeholders June 2011 Release of Use of Credit Scores by Insurers.
Credit Scoring Working Group Issues Paper June 2011 Use of Credit Scores by Insurers.
Survey Standards Working Group Issues Paper Best Practices for Regulatory Services April 2011 Issues Paper Best Practices for Regulatory Services.
Agencies Regulation Committee MGA Paper Submissions April 2011 Stakeholder Submissions regarding Managing General Agencies Paper, posted February 9, 2011
Agencies Regulation Committee Letter to Stakeholders February 2011 Stakeholder Letter - Release of Managing General agencies Life Insurance Distribution Model
Agencies Regulation Committee Issues Paper - Managing General Agencies February 2011 Issues Paper - Managing General Agencies Life Insurance Distribution Model
Insurer Licenses Revised Application for Insurers License January 2011 Revised application for insurers license
LLQP Integrity Committee Jurisdictional Contact List for Licensing August 2010 Licensing contact information for each jurisdiction that uses the LLQP.

LLQP Integrity Committee

LLQP Course Design Document January 2010

Updated Course Design Document.

Regulatory Collaboration Consent and Undertaking forms January 2010 Consent and Undertaking forms developed by a number of CCIR members in response to changes to Part XIII – Foreign Companies of the Insurance Company Act (Canada).
Credit Scoring Working Group Report on Credit-Based Insurance Questionnaire
November 2009 FSCO, on behalf of all Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators (CCIR) members, except Québec and British Columbia, sought information, through a questionnaire, to better understand how credit scoring is being used in the insurance industry.
IVIC - POS Stakeholder Submissions September 2009 Stakeholder comments on 2009-06 IVIC POS Consultation Document
IVIC - POS IVIC POS Consultation Document June 26, 2009 Consultation Document
IPRC Final Report - Managing COI December 2008 Final report from CCIR on the implementation of the Three Principles for Managing Conflicts of Interest, including Survey results.
ISI Final Report on ISI November 2008 Final report from CCIR on Incidental Selling of Insurance
RbMC Final report on Approach to RbMC October 2008 Final report from CCIR: An Approach to Risk-Based Market Conduct Regulation
Privilege Final Report on Whistle Blower protection July 2008 Final report from CCIR: Privilege Model and Whistle Blower Protection
ISI Stakeholder Submissions June 2008 Stakeholder submissions regarding Incidental Selling of Insurance Consultation document
RbMC Stakeholder submissions May 2008 Stakeholder submissions regarding CCIR Consultation on RbMC
ISI Consultation Document February 2008 Consultation document from CCIR regarding ISI
RbMC Consultation Document January 2008 Consultation document from CCIR regarding An Approach to Risk-Basked Market Conduct Regulation
ISI Letter to stakeholders December 2007 Letter to stakeholders from CCIR giving advance notice of upcoming CCIR consultation on ISI
IPRC Report on Action by IPRC March 2007 Final report on action of IPRC by Industry Associations
Insurer Licenses Revised Application for Insurers License February 2007 Revised application for insurers license
Reciprocal Licensing News Release June 14, 2006 CCIR and CISRO introduce Reliance Model for Reciprocal Licensing
IPRC Final Recommendation - COI June 2006 Letter to Stakeholders from IPRC - Final recommendations of the committee regarding Managing Conflict of Interest
Privilege Stakeholder submissions June 2006 Stakeholder submissions regarding CCIR consultation paper on Privilege Model and Whistle Blower Protection.
Reciprocal Licensing Letter to Industry June 8, 2006 Letter to industry announcing the adoption of a reliance model of reciprocal licensing for the insurance agent/broker licensing system in Canada effective July 4, 2006.
IPRC Stakeholder submissions April 2006 Stakeholder submissions regarding CCIR Consultation on Managing Conflict of Interest
IPRC Consultation Document - COI February 2006 Consultation Document from IPRC regarding Managing Conflict of Interest - A Consultation Paper on Enhancing and Harmonizing Best Practices
Reciprocal Licensing Stakeholder submissions January 2006 Stakeholder submissions regarding CCIR consultation on Reciprocal Licensing
Privilege Consultation Document December 2005 Consultation document from CCIR on Privilege Model and Whistle Blower Protection.
IPRC Summary of Responses - RII November 2005 Results of the consultation on the relationships between insurers and sales intermediaries (RII)
Reciprocal Licensing Consultation Document November 2005 CCIR Consultation Document regarding Reciprocal Licensing
IPRC Stakeholder responses (RII) - Part 1 August 2005 Stakeholder responses regarding RII Part 1: A to ING
IPRC Stakeholder responses (RII) - Part 2 August 2005 Stakeholder responses regarding RII Part 2: INS to Z
IPRC Consultation Document - RII June 2005 Consultation document from IPRC regarding Relationship between Insurers and Sales Intermediaries
Licensing Considerations Letter to stakeholders June 2005 Follow up letter to stakeholders regarding Referral Arrangements
RbMC RbMC Questionnaire - Life December 2004 Self-assessment RbMC questionnaire for Life Insurance companies
RbMC RbMC Questionnaire - P & C November 2004 Self-assessment RbMC questionnaire for Property & Casualty Insurance companies
IPRC News Release October 2004 News release regarding formation of IPRC committee to review industry practices
RbMC RbMC Committee report July 2004 Report from RbMC Committee - A Survey of Approaches to RbMC
Rebating and Inducements Stakeholder Responses May 2004 Stakeholder responses to CCIR consultation on Issues related to Inducements, Rebating and Tied Selling
Rebating and Inducements Consultation Document March 2004 Consultation Document on Issues related to Inducements, Rebating and Tied Selling
Licensing Considerations Stakeholder responses March 2004 Stakeholder responses to CCIR Consultation document on Referral Arrangements
Licensing Considerations Consultation Document January 2004 CCIR Consultation Document on Referral Arrangements
Insurer Licenses Application for Insurers License November 2003 Original application for Insurers License
LLQP Integrity Committee Response to LLQP Report August 2003 Response from CCIR to recommendations contained in the LLQP Examination Report
LLQP Integrity Committee LLQP Examination Report May 2003 Report from LLQP Integrity Committee regarding the LLQP examination
Streamlining and Harmonization Letter to stakeholders October 2002 Follow up letter to stakeholders regarding Proposals for mandate and priorities for the Streamlining and Harmonization Initiative
Streamlining and Harmonization Letter to stakeholders June 2002 Letter to stakeholders soliciting inter-jurisdictional streamlining and harmonization proposals from industry and other affected parties
LLQP Integrity Committee News release May 2002 News release from CCIR and CISRO regarding LLQP
LLQP Integrity Committee Backgrounder May 2002 Backgrounder for the news release from CCIR and CISRO
LLQP Integrity Committee Letter to stakeholders April 2002 Letter to stakeholders regarding LLQP, including questions and answers about Optional Equivalency
Classes of Insurance Classes of Insurance Information Package March 22, 2002 News release, IBC Guidelines, Amalgamation of Classes of Insurance
LLQP Integrity Committee News Release October 3, 2001 News release from CCIR regarding harmonization proposals for a national life agent proficiency standard.
E-Commerce News Release October 2, 2000 Insurance Regulators join forces on E-Commerce
Consumer Protection Initiatives Principles for Consumer Protection June 2000 Consumer Protection Principles from CCIR whose purpose is to provide one generic, high level standard which forms the basis for CCIR’s projects in consumer protection.
RbMC Life - Self-Assessment Questionnaire June 2000 Self-Assessment Questionnaire for Life and Health Insurance Providers
Consumer Protection Initiatives News Release April 2000 News Release from CCIR: Insurance Regulators call for Plain-Language Policies and Better Product Information for Consumers
RbMC Letter to Life and Health Insurers March 31, 2000 Letter from CCIR advising of Market Conduct review initiatives
Consumer Protection Initiatives Working Group Report & News release November 1999 Consumer Protection Initiatives Working Group consultation report