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Feb 2021

Read the latest edition of AIR and MEIR as an Interactive e-book

A level of robustness to underlying premiums

MARKET PROFILE - Qatar

Middle East Insurance Review spoke to AM Best financial analysts to find out the state of the Qatari insurance market and where it’s headed.
 

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D&I critical to business recovery

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Ensuring that D&I remains a core part of the business agenda during a crisis or downturn is essential for a company’s recovery, resilience and innovation.

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Rising to the ESG challenge

ESG

As environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are of increasing concern to the insurance industry, tremendous opportunities await Middle East insurers that plan and respond effectively to the fast-changing environment.

Featured Articles


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  • Magazine article aboutRace-back-to-normality

    Race back to normality

    The temptation to say ‘enough is enough’ about the pandemic must be very hard to resist as corporates struggle to get back to business as usual. Unfortunately the thin dividing line between ‘courageous’ and...

Insurance

General

  • Magazine article aboutFinancial-lines-market-transitioning-rapidly

    Financial lines market transitioning rapidly

    Ms Aisling Malone of Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance and Ms Shabnam Karim of Norton Rose Fulbright give an insight into the state of the financial lines market in the region.

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  • Building for the future

    Misr Insurance Co (Misr) is undergoing a major organisational restructuring that will fortify its leadership position in the market, modernise its business tools and support the company’s ability to deal with future challenges, says newly...

  • Delivering on the 'utmost good faith' promise

    Sedgwick country manager in Kuwait Simon Weston believes the COVID-19 crisis can be a defining moment for the loss adjusting industry to reinforce that the claims manager/loss adjuster has a pivotal role in delivering the ‘utmost good...

Broking

  • Magazine article aboutA-beacon-of-stability-in-uncertain-times

    A beacon of stability in uncertain times

    BMS chairman of international operations Peregrine Towneley says personal relationships are still absolutely key in MENA as he outlines how brokers can respond to changing conditions amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the competitive landscape in the...

Market Profile

Qatar

  • Magazine article aboutA-level-of-robustness-to-underlying-premiums

    A level of robustness to underlying premiums

    Middle East Insurance Review spoke to AM Best financial analysts to find out the state of the Qatari insurance market and where it’s headed.

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  • A bright new chapter

    The lifting of the blockade on Qatar marks the end of a three-year rift between the state and its neighbours, signalling renewed prospects for trade and development in the Gulf, says Mr Anthony Harris of Tysers Insurance Brokers.

  • Poised for further growth

    QLM Life & Medical Insurance Company faces bright prospects following its public listing and Qatar’s renewed ties with its Gulf neighbours.

Spotlight

Dubai

  • Magazine article aboutGrowing-despite-hurdles

    Growing despite hurdles

    The UAE insurance market achieved growth in the past year, exhibiting resilience despite the pressure on the country’s economy. There are encouraging signs that growth will continue amidst intensifying competition.

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Takaful

Diversity & Inclusion

ESG

  • Magazine article aboutRising-to-the-ESG-challenge

    Rising to the ESG challenge

    As environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are of increasing concern to the insurance industry, tremendous opportunities await Middle East insurers that plan and respond effectively to the fast-changing environment.

Energy

  • Magazine article aboutThe-wind-is-turning

    The wind is turning

    With the growth of renewable energy production in MENA, one of the greatest risks is the uncertainty of weather variability. Mr Marcel-Steffen Reif of Munich Re discusses the benefits of weather risk management solutions for owners and investors.

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  • Insuring renewable technologies

    The deployment of new renewable energy technologies, especially in remote locations, poses a number of challenges for insurers, says Mr Mamoon Alyah of CEERISK Consulting.

Fraud

News

MENA

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