Establishment and development of insurance supervision in Russia and Ukraine: retrospective review


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The article considers main historical stages of the establishment and development of insurance supervision system in Russia and Ukraine. The objective necessity and the essence of state regulation of insurance business, its basic directions and methods providing a combination of interests of policyholders, the state and insurance companies are revealed. Attention is paid to the tendencies of content convergence and insurance supervision in many countries as well as regulation of the insurance markets development. The changes and the implementation of the control and supervision function in the insurance field in recent history, the risks of tightening the regulatory regime are considered. The need to introduce effective regulatory and supervisory practices in insurance by the Russian megaregulator (Bank of Russia) and the National Financial Service of Ukraine is shown.

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