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- Africa -
MicroInsurance Centre - Created by MicroSave-Africa to promote and provide resources
for associations between insurance carriers and microfinance institutions (MFIs). Such
associations are able to offer insurance in the developing nations of Africa.
- Australia -
Insurance Statistics Australia Limited (ISA) - Includes member company objectives, the
type of statistical reports produced and a list of syndicate members. [requires Macromedia
- Australia - National
Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) - Site offers consumer advice, news, information
on legislation, course handbook, and a broker lookup service.
- Canada - Centre for Studies
in Insurance Operations (CSIO) - A national association of property and casualty
insurers and independent insurance brokers working together to create industry standards.
Includes a general terms glossary and member-only resources.
- Canada - Insurance Bureau of
Canada - Private insurance industry association representing companies that insure the
homes, cars and businesses. [English, French]
- Caribbean -
Insurance Association of the Caribbean, Inc. (IAC) - Non-profit organisation dedicated
to the promotion and growth of the Caribbean insurance industry.
- Danish Insurance
Association - Site offers a lot of English content, including a detailed overview of
the insurance market in Denmark, statistics, and the Association's annual report. [Danish,
- France - Fédération
Française des Sociétés d'Assurances - Professional organization of the French
insurance industry. Offers news, publications, market structure and results, member list,
and subscriber directories. [several documents available in English]
- International -
Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development (ACORD) - Facilitates
the development and use of standards for the insurance and related financial services
industries. Site includes overview of insurance standards, forms, and coverage of ongoing
- International - Insurance
Accounting and Systems Association (IASA) - Promotes the study and development of
modern practices and procedures applicable to insurance accounting and systems.
- International - Life Office
Management Association (LOMA) - A life and health insurance industry organization that
provides training and services to operations management in the insurance and financial
services industry. Includes a vendor directory.
- International - LIMRA
International - A worldwide association of insurance and financial services companies,
established to help its members improve their marketing and distribution effectiveness
through research, consulting, products, and learning. [Spanish content available]
- International - Million
Dollar Round Table - Provides its members with resources to improve their technical
knowledge, and sales and client service, while maintaining high ethical standards. Has
membership of life insurance and financial services professionals in over 70 nations.
- International - NAIW Network
- Links to local associations of the National Association of Insurance Women
- International -
Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) - Provides professional liability
underwriters information regarding coverages, claims and policy trends to provide clients
accurate and appropriate protection.
- International Federation of
Health Plans (IFHP) - A group of health insurers with one hundred member companies in
25 countries. Aims to assist in the maintenance of high ethical and professional standards
throughout the industry.
- Nederlandse Vereniging
van Geneeskundig Adviseurs bij Verzekering Maatschappijen (GAV) - The Dutch
Association of Medical Directors of Insurance Companies is a scientific association whose
goal is to enhance the knowledge and performance level of its members. [Dutch, some
content in English]
- Ontario- Insurance Brokers
Association of Ontario (IBAO) - Organization serving the interests of more than 8,000
independent insurance brokers across Ontario. It represents its members' interests to
government ministries and regulatory bodies.
- Trin. - Association of
Trinidad and Tobago Insurance Companies (ATTIC) - Promotes and encourages the
development of an insurance industry suitable to the needs of the community.
- United Kingdom - General
Insurance Standards Council (GISC) - The watchdog established to set, monitor and
enforce standards in all areas of general insurance, including the fair treatment of
- United Kingdom -
Non-Marine Association (NMA) - Represents non-marine underwriters at Lloyd's of
London. It provides information and services to members and the wider insurance community.
- United Kingdom - The
Association Of British Insurers (ABI) - Trade association for the UK's insurance
industry, representing around 400 companies. Site includes insurance overview for the UK,
organisation activities, issues, news, and consumer information.