EPA Helpdesk Webinar 24: Services & Insurances

16-06-20 | 10:30 h - 11:30 h CET

How does the EU-Japan EPA help provide access to Japan’s insurance market landscape for European insurance industry firms and SMEs?

The insurance market plays a key role in the development and stability of the financial industry of any major market. Accordingly, the insurance industry is both extensively regulated under the auspices of financial-regulatory architecture, but also covered in most economic, financial, or trade agreements. This webinar will be about Japan’s insurance market landscape and the role that the EU-Japan EPA plays in defining and protecting European SME access to the Japanese insurance market landscape, across the key segments of Japan’s insurance landscape. Life, Non-life, and Postal insurance industry segments. 

This webinar is part of a series of webinars by the EU-Japan EPA Helpdesk. Each webinar will address a different topic or sector and will look at the changes the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement will make and the opportunities it will create. Each webinar will be accompanied by a informational materials. For more information on the EPA Helpdesk please click here.

The webinar is targeted to EU companies seeking to better understand the role the EPA plays in Japan’s insurance market landscape. 

Programme:

  • The key segments of Japan’s insurance market
  • The relevant regulation governing Japan’s insurance market
  • The coverage provided by the EU-Japan EPA to insurance-industry firms
  • What access and protections this coverage provides
  • Where and how EU SMEs can best position themselves in Japan’s insurance market landscape, given the EPA

Speaker: Max Berre
Moderator: Gwenael Beauvais - Business Support Coordinator, EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
Organiser: EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation - Brussels Office

Webinar recording and publications

To access the recording of this webinar please click here

If you would like to access our guest speaker PowerPoint slides, please click here.

In addition, four factsheets were written on this topic. To read them, please click on the following links: