European regulation of insurance market – challenges of the implementation in Montenegro

Authors

  • Милијана Нововић University of Montenegro - Faculty of Economics, Podgorica
  • Милан Лакићевић University of Montenegro - Faculty of Economics, Podgorica

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7251/ACE1318169N

Keywords:

insurance market, solvency, solvency margin, capital adequacy, regulatory

Abstract

Market position and competitive advantage of insurers in the integrated Montenegrin insurance market, can be sustained by improving professionalism, taking into account the needs of the insured, strengthening of financial capacity with the aim that insurers accept the big risks, introducing of sophisticated insurance products, as well as by adjusting the business for competitive strategy of global market. Implementation of European insurance legislation in order to integrate Montenegrin into European insurance market is a big challenge for all insurance market subjects. Considering the size and specificity of Montenegrin insurance market, it is necessary that when creating new and changing valid legal solutions, regulator takes into account not only the deadlines for the adjustment of insurance companies’ businesses with EU regulations, but also the stability of the insurance market in Montenegro. In order to establish an adequate institutional framework for integration into the European market, the Insurance Supervision Agency of Montenegro should adopt legislation in line with European Union directives and the fundamental principles of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors. By implementing the „Solvency II” project, with a proactive and adequate control of the business, the insurance companies will have to identify and evaluate the risks they are exposed, to anticipate market changes, to improve internal controls and to maintain its financial stability. All mentioned will have the positive in?uence on the future prosperity of the insurance market .

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Published

2013-02-28

How to Cite

Нововић, М., & Лакићевић, М. (2013). European regulation of insurance market – challenges of the implementation in Montenegro. Acta Economica, 11(18), 169–189. https://doi.org/10.7251/ACE1318169N

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