Cross-sectoral supervisory tools in insurance

FINMA uses a variety of tools to ensure that insurance companies comply with the applicable supervisory regulation and continue to meet their licensing requirements at all times.

The protection of insured parties from the effects of company insolvency and abuse is FINMA’s priority.

FINMA uses the following tools in its insurance supervisory activities across all branches of the insurance sector:

Furthermore, FINMA applies the cross-sector instruments at its disposal. Sector-specific tools also exist that apply only to certain insurance sectors.