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Burkina Faso Insurance Industry - Governance, Risk and Compliance

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  • 101 Pages
  • June 2021
  • Region: Burkina Faso
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5142138
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The publisher’s ‘Burkina Faso Insurance Industry - Governance, Risk and Compliance’ report is the result of extensive research into the insurance regulatory framework in Burkina Faso.

It provides detailed analysis of the insurance regulations for life, property, motor, liability, personal accident and health, and marine, aviation and transit insurance. The report specifies various requirements for the establishment and operation of insurance and reinsurance companies and intermediaries.

The report brings together the publisher’s research, modeling and analysis expertise, giving insurers access to information on prevailing insurance regulations, and recent and upcoming changes in the regulatory framework, taxation and legal system in the country. The report also includes the scope of non-admitted insurance in the country.

Key Highlights

  • the Burkina Faso’s insurance industry is regulated by the CRCA at the regional level and by the DNA at the national level.
  • Key classes of compulsory insurance include motor third-party liability insurance and professional indemnity insurance for insurance intermediaries.
  • Insurance companies from CIMA member states are permitted to operate in Burkina Faso without a license.
  • 100% FDI is permitted in the Burkina Faso’s insurance industry.
  • Composite insurance is not permitted in Burkina Faso.

The report provides insights into the governance, risk, and compliance framework pertaining to the insurance industry in Burkina Faso, including:

  • An overview of the insurance regulatory framework in Burkina Faso.
  • the latest key changes, and changes expected in the country’s insurance regulatory framework.
  • Key regulations and market practices related to different types of insurance product in the country.
  • Rules and regulations pertaining to key classes of compulsory insurance, and the scope of non-admitted insurance in the country.
  • Key parameters including licensing requirements permitted foreign direct investment, minimum capital requirements, solvency and reserve requirements, and investment regulations.
  • Details of the tax and legal systems in the country.


  • the report covers details of the insurance regulatory framework in Burkina Faso.
  • the report contains details of the rules and regulations governing insurance products and insurance entities.
  • the report lists and analyzes key trends and developments pertaining to the country's insurance regulatory framework.
  • the report analyzes the rules and regulations pertaining to the establishment and operation of insurance businesses in the country.
  • the report provides details of taxation imposed on insurance products and insurance companies.

Reasons to Buy

  • Provides FAQ-style analytical insights comprising 129 knowledge elements on insurance compliance applicable to the country.
  • Gain insights into the insurance regulatory framework in Burkina Faso.
  • Track the latest regulatory changes, and expected changes impacting Burkina Faso insurance industry.
  • Gain detailed information about the key regulations governing the establishment and operation of insurance entities in the country.
  • Understand key regulations and market practices pertaining to various types of insurance product.

Table of Contents

  • Legislation Overview
  • Supervision and Control
  • Legislation
  • Compulsory Insurance
  • Non-Admitted Insurance Regulations
  • Company Registration and Operation
  • License
  • Foreign Direct Investment / Ownership
  • Minimum Capital Requirements
  • Solvency Margins
  • Reserve Requirements
  • Statutory Return Requirements
  • Fee Structure
  • Taxation
  • Tax on Insurance Premium
  • Corporate Income Tax
  • Corporate Capital Gains Tax
  • Value Added Tax
  • Legal System
  • Policy Practice
  • About The Publisher
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List of Tables
  • Burkina Faso - Corporate Tax Rates for the Financial Year 2021