Mexico and Brazil on the road to risk-based regulation

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The Mexico and Brazil insurance sectors are ostensibly similar: both are under-developed markets with great potential for growth and conservative regulatory regimes. However, their differences are more marked. While foreign insurers are dominant in Mexico, Brazil has a more domestic, bancassurance-dominated market. Mexico is using European models and a fast rollout for its risk-based solvency regime, while slower-moving Brazil is opting for an approach in line with the International Associati