Financial Service Authorities
Circular of the Financial Services Authorities No. 5/SEOJK.05/2022 on Investment-Linked Insurance Products
Enforcement Date: 14 March 2022
- Insurance companies can only engage in the marketing of unit-link products if they meet the following criteria: 1) Must employ actuaries and investment managers that meet certain criteria; 2) Must provide adequate information systems and resources that support the management of unit links; and 3) Must fulfill certain capital requirements, which differ depending on whether companies are marketing unit links for the first time or not.
- When marketing any unit-link products, insurance companies will now be subject to a list of general requirements that include the following: 1) Must make welcoming calls to new policyholders, insured parties or participants in order to ensure that said parties understand the relevant unit-link products; and 2) Must provide adequate documentation (in audio and/or video form) the feature explanations of the benefits, costs and risks associated with the products that are being offered (including any additional features), as well as statements from policyholders.
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