Consorcio de Compensación de Seguros (CCS)
The 'Consorcio de Compensación de Seguros' (CCS), is an instrument that services the Spanish insurance sector, with an extensive historical background.
It is a public business organisation that is attached to the Ministry of Economy and Business, through the General Directorate for Insurance and Pension Funds. It performs many functions within the insurance field, and amongst which those related to coverage of extraordinary risk, compulsory vehicle insurance, combined agricultural insurance and liquidation of insurance companies stand out.
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In the month of March of 2019 there have been storms that have generated strong winds in various areas of the Iberian Peninsula.
During the months of January and February 2019 there have been several storms that have generated strong winds in various areas of the Iberian Peninsula.
The Consorcio de Compensación de Seguros and the Instituto Geológico y Minero de España sign an agreement for the estimation of expected economic losses by tsunami in Spain
Last Tuesday, April 30th was published in the official State Gazette the agreement signed between the Consorcio de Compensación de Seguros (CCS) and the Instituto Geológico y Minero de España (IGME), for the estimation of economic losses expected by tsunami in the Spanish coasts. It is a project that takes several years of preparation and is expected to involve the first exhaustive study of this risk in Spain.
Informative note on episodes of atypical cyclonic storm produced between 9 November and 31 December 2018
In the period from 9 November to 31 December 2018 there have been several storms that have generated strong winds and tornadoes in various areas of the Iberian Peninsula.
Informative note from the Consorcio de Compensación de Seguros on floods produced since 22 January 2019 in the provinces of Cantabria, Asturias, Burgos, Vizcaya and Álava
Initial estimates of damages and information to the insured concerned.
The new Surcharge Declaration will come into effect using the SIR System on the 1st of January, 2019, according to rulings by the CCS' Presidency on the 27th of March and the 31st of October, 2018.
The Consorcio de Compensacion de Seguros has established that the test environment of SIR remains enabled until 30 June 2019 (inclusive) in order that both the entities that are subject to the transitional period as those that don't (according to resolution of the Insurance Compensation Consortium of 31 October 2018) may have access to the evidence that required during the period of time indicated.
This issue includes information about the 12th meeting of the World Forum of Catastrophe Programmes (WFCP), which members are natural catastrophe insurance programmes with any kind of public participation. This meeting was held in Madrid at the end of September 2018, organized by CCS. Besides a panoramic view of the history of WFCP, its members and objectives, the article provides information about the development of the meeting. Some of the scientific lectures that enriched the meeting are reflected in other contributions to this issue of Consorseguros Digital.
Ohter contents include relevant and topical contributions about motor car insurance or emerging questions, such as robotics and Law.
The CCS has extended to personal injury the online presentation system of claims for compensation for damages caused by extraordinary risks. As of October 11, 2018 the insured or their representatives may also submit the application for compensation electronically in cases where they have suffered personal injury (death; absolute, Total or partial permanent disability; or Temporary Disability) provided that an electronic certificate or DNI is Available.