I. General Introduction
The China Insurance Regulatory Commission (the "CIRC"), established on November 18, 1998, is authorized by the State Council to conduct administration, supervision and regulation of the Chinese insurance market, and to ensure that the insurance industry operates stably in compliance with law. In 2003, the State Council upgraded the CIRC from a semi-ministerial institution to a ministerial institution directly under the State Council, and to expand the size of the CIRC in terms of staff, internal setup, and local offices.
II. Current Leaders
Chairman: Wu Dingfu
Vice Chairmen: Li Kemu Wu Xiaoping Wei Yingning Zhou Yanli
Chief of the Disciplinary Inspection Taskforce: Zhao Jiebing
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