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This chapter looks in detail at the legal and regulatory framework for insurance in Hong Kong. The chapter examines the regulation of financial intermediaries, products, and services in the context of insurance. It concludes that Hong Kong’s regulatory system for insurance is comprehensive and of an international standard. The legal and regulatory framework for the insurance market in Hong Kong consists of the Insurance Companies Ordinance (ICO), a statutory body called the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI), and self-regulatory measures. These are supplemented by a large body of common law. However, at the time of writing, this is set to change, with the establishment of a new independent Insurance Authority (IA) with a much broader regulatory remit.
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