After years of speculation and anticipation, Lloyd's is finally launching its Middle East platform in Dubai this March. What lies ahead for Lloyds and the...
There are signs of regulatory reforms and industry collaboration to raise premium retention, even as companies are calling for more to be done to improve market discipline.
Women have made great strides breaking into the executive ranks, but are still under-represented at senior management and board positions of many insurers in the Middle East. In fact, there is only one female CEO out of 88.
Theme: ''Optimising the Role of Brokers in the Insurance Value Chain''
Theme: ''In Search of the Panacea that Works through Prevention and Wellness''
Theme: ''Winning with Banks''
17 Nov 2014 - Middle East Insurance Industry Awards Salutes the Stars
19 Oct 2014 - Finalists of Middle East Insurance Awards Announced
12 Oct 2014 - Judges meet to select Middle East Insurance Industry Awards winners
"The very nature of reinsurance, whether it is facultative or other forms, means that the underwriter is one further step removed from the insured risk than if they were writing a direct insurance policy. While this is the case for all companies writing reinsurance, it can be argued that a specialist reinsurer is likely to be better equipped with the necessary tools, knowledge and experience to make more informed underwriting decisions. A primary insurer writing a small number of facultative policies on a sporadic basis is less likely to be able to support a permanent underwriting function specialising in these placements.”
Messrs Myles Gould, Financial Analyst; and Mahesh Mistry, Director, Analytics; A.M. Best
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