United Nations Directories
for Electronic Data Interchange for
Administration, Commerce and Transport



 UN/EDIFACT

Message Type : RESETT Version : D Release : 05B Contr. Agency: UN Revision : 3 Date : 2006-01-17 SOURCE: TBG8 Insurance CONTENTS Reinsurance settlement message 0. INTRODUCTION 1. SCOPE 1.1 Functional definition 1.2 Field of application 1.3 Principles 2. REFERENCES 3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS 3.1 Standard terms and definitions 4. MESSAGE DEFINITION 4.1 Segment clarification 4.1.1 Header section 4.1.2 Detail section 4.1.3 Summary section 4.2 Segment index (alphabetical sequence by tag) 4.3 Message structure 4.3.1 Segment table ---------------------------------------------------------------------- For general information on UN standard message types see UN Trade Data Interchange Directory, UNTDID, Part 4, Section 2.3, UN/ECE UNSM General Introduction ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 0. INTRODUCTION This specification provides the definition of the Reinsurance settlement message (RESETT) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport. 1. SCOPE 1.1 Functional definition A reinsurance settlement message is exchanged by insurers, reinsurers, bureaux, brokers and professional reinsurance intermediaries to send all information that enables to identify, reconcile and set-off technical accounts. 1.2 Field of application The Reinsurance settlement message may be used for both national and international applications. It is based on universal practice related to administration, commerce and transport, and is not dependent on the type of business or industry. 1.3 Principles The RESETT message is a multi-contract message, it can refer to one or multiple RETACC(s) (Reinsurance technical account message). It covers all classes of business and can be used in relation with both proportional and non-proportional business for both treaty and facultative agreements. Multiple currencies are handled through a currency conversion facility, several financial settlement currencies are allowed. 2. REFERENCES See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 1. 3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS 3.1 Standard terms and definitions See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 2. 4. MESSAGE DEFINITION 4.1 Segment clarification This section should be read in conjunction with the segment table which indicates mandatory, conditional and repeating requirements. 4.1.1 Header section Information to be provided in the Header section: 0010 UNH, Message header A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Reinsurance settlement message is RESETT. Note: Reinsurance settlement messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 RESETT 0052 D 0054 05B 0051 UN 0020 GEI, Processing information A segment to give a processing indicator relating to the whole message. 0030 Segment group 1: NAD-CTA-COM-RFF A group of segments to specify the name and address, contact information, communication contact and reference of the message sender, message receiver and/or parties receiving a courtesy copy. 0040 NAD, Name and address A segment to specify the name and address and the related function of the party involved. 0050 CTA, Contact information A segment to identify a person or department to whom communication should be directed. 0060 COM, Communication contact A segment to identify a communication number of a department or a person to whom communication should be directed as identified in the CTA segment. 0070 RFF, Reference A segment to specify identifying numbers associated with the named party. 0080 DTM, Date/time/period A segment to specify the message transaction date, date as at, statement period, preparation date. 0090 FTX, Free text A segment to provide general message information. 4.1.2 Detail section Information to be provided in the Detail section: 0100 Segment group 2: RFF-SG3 A group of segments to allow a breakdown for each permanent financial account to which the underlying items are pertaining to. 0110 RFF, Reference A segment to specify the permanent financial account to which the underlying items are pertaining to. 0120 Segment group 3: GEI-PAI-NAD-DTM-SG4-GEI-MOA-CUX-FTX-SG5 A group of segments to allow a breakdown for each reporting level to which the underlying items are pertaining to. 0130 GEI, Processing information A segment to give a processing indicator relating to the reporting level of breakdown. 0140 PAI, Payment instructions A segment to specify the conditions for payment or the requested conditions for payment. 0150 NAD, Name and address A segment to specify the name and address and their related function for the parties taking part in the financial transaction. 0160 DTM, Date/time/period A segment to specify pertinent date, time and period relating to the entry. 0170 Segment group 4: RFF-COM-DTM-FTX A group of segments to specify and identify sub-total references and the transaction references. 0180 RFF, Reference A segment to specify identifying numbers associated with the named transaction. 0190 COM, Communication contact A segment to identify the means by which the referenced document was transmitted. 0200 DTM, Date/time/period A segment to specify the transaction date relating to the reference given. 0210 FTX, Free text A segment to give an additional description to the transaction or document referenced. 0220 GEI, Processing information A segment to give a processing indicator relating to the settlement. 0230 MOA, Monetary amount A segment to specify a monetary amount, e.g. permanent financial account amount, sub-total amount, technical transaction amount. 0240 CUX, Currencies A segment to specify currencies used in the t