On July 8th 2008, the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) promulgated the Guidelines on the Operation of the Board of Directors of Insurance Companies (the Guidelines) whose provisions are, compared with the Guiding Opinion on Regulating the Corporate Governance of Insurance Companies promulgated in 2006, more specific in many aspects such as in the qualification of directors, the operation of directors board and its professional committee, secretary and assistant institutions of the directors board and corporate governance reports. The Guidelines, together with the Interim Measures for the regulation of Insurance Companies’ Independent Directors and the Interim Measures for the regulation of Affiliate Transaction of Insurance Companies, compose the primary system regulating the board of directors of insurance companies.Continue Reading Who “Directs” the Directors of Chinese Insurance Companies