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Mar 2020

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

The crux of combating COVID-19

COVER STORY - COVID-19

In a world where infections know no borders, COVID-19 has been spreading in China and other countries and seriously impacting business operations around the globe. With no vaccine or cure in sight, proactive measures and a cooperative approach are crucial to contain the economic impact of the outbreak. 
 

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Overcoming obstacles

COUNTRY PROFILE - Tunisia

The insurance sector in Tunisia has been growing over the past five years despite unfavourable economic conditions, thanks to increased cooperation among providers and enhanced regulatory development.

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The rise and rise of online aggregators

FEATURE - InsurTech

Ms Ambareen Musa of Souqalmal.com reviews the impact and viability of insurance aggregators in the Middle East as the UAE market sees a spike in the number of new entrants.


All Stories

  • Magazine article aboutEditor-s-Message

    Editor's Message

    March has started with a big scare for the region with COVID-19 rearing its ugly head all over the region, disproving initial bravado that the Middle East with its heat will be safe.

Cover Story

COVID-19

  • Magazine article aboutThe-crux-of-combating-COVID-19

    The crux of combating COVID-19

    In a world where infections know no borders, COVID-19 has been spreading in China and other countries and seriously impacting business operations around the globe. With no vaccine or cure in sight, proactive measures and a cooperative approach are...

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Country Profile

Tunisia

  • Magazine article aboutOvercoming-obstacles

    Overcoming obstacles

    The insurance sector in Tunisia has been growing over the past five years despite unfavourable economic conditions, thanks to increased cooperation among providers and enhanced regulatory development.

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  • Yielding success

    Regulatory reforms conducted over the past two decades have been paying off with the insurance market growing notably. But the sector has much to do before it reaches its potential, says president of the General Insurance Committee (CGA) Hafedh...

  • Keeping up the momentum

    Even though the region has not seen a tangible hardening of reinsurance rates, Société Tunisienne de Réassurance (Tunis Re) has managed to expand its overseas portfolio and fortify its position as a national reinsurer, says...

Feature

Outlook

InsurTech

  • The rise and rise of online aggregators

    Ms Ambareen Musa of Souqalmal.com reviews the impact and viability of insurance aggregators in the Middle East as the UAE market sees a spike in the number of new entrants.

Reinsurance

  • Price differentiation is overrated

    Reinsurer-led process shifts can empower insurers to offer innovative and customer-centric products in the marketplace, says Mr Rahul Prasad of HDFC International Life and Re.

Insights

Cyber

  • Magazine article aboutLoud-and-clear-

    Loud and clear?

    Hear all about silent cyber from Mr Justin Whelan of HFW.

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  • Business, interrupted

    Business interruption costs due to cyber events have risen sharply over the years as criminals become more sophisticated. Consequently, related claims will continue to increase as ransomware and extortion attacks become more targeted, says Mr James...

News

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