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International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
This report describes the tasks completed, findings and recommendations of the mission undertaken during the period October 26-November 4, 2015. The mission built further on previous AFE missions and focussed on (i) assisting IRA in building capacity in analyzing and assessing reinsurance (both life and non-life) from both a primary insurer's and a reinsurer's perspectives; (ii) providing on-site coaching to the supervisory team at Uganda Reinsurance Company in assessing areas specific to a reinsurer (reinsurance assumed, retrocessions and technical provisions); (iii) participating in an industry workshop to discuss IRA's move towards risk-based supervision and its implications for IRA and the industry; and (iv) meeting with the IRA Board to discuss essential elements for successful implementation of risk-based supervision as well as recommendations resulting from July 2015 TA report to give the members of the Board a deeper appreciation of what needs to be done for success.