Don’t advertise ‘Ulips’ as investments: Irdai


MUMBAI: The insurance coverage tegulator has mentioned that unit linked insurance policy (Ulips) and index-linked plans can’t be promoted as funding merchandise.
In a round, the Irdai specified that commercials referring to previous fund efficiency should meet strict standards. They ought to show compounded annual returns for the earlier 5 calendar years, accompanied by a disclaimer that previous efficiency doesn’t assure future outcomes.If related, benchmark index efficiency should even be disclosed alongside fund efficiency knowledge.
The round identified that commercials mustn’t overstate advantages, selectively disclose advantages with out outlining limitations, or make disparaging comparisons towards opponents or the business.
To guarantee compliance, insurers are required to ascertain an commercial committee below the laws and appoint compliance officers inside distribution channels. These entities are accountable for sustaining strict controls over commercial content material and guaranteeing adherence to authorized insurance policies.
Additionally, the regulator has instructed firms to offer policyholders with the choice to make on-line premium funds or appoint a brand new agent or direct gross sales workers if the agent who bought the coverage leaves the corporate. The regulator has allowed the renewal fee to be paid to the brand new agent. Furthermore, insurers are actually permitted to simply accept any new coverage from the assigned insurance coverage agent or direct gross sales workers for a similar policyholder if the assigned coverage is just not revived or is surrendered inside six months.

Nilesh Desai
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