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Magazine

Jul 2020

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

Pressure mounts on Lebanese market

COUNTRY PROFILE - Lebanon

Growth of the insurance market in Lebanon saw a setback in 2019 as a result of the deteriorating economic conditions with uncertainty marking the outlook for the coming period.
 

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When Mother Nature raises a warning hand

COVER STORY - Climate change

Mr Lukas Müller of Swiss Re talks about the pandemic and its implications on sustainability.

The rules of engagement

FEATURE - Distribution

In light of changing customer preferences, regulations and technological advancements, insurers that are able to seize new opportunities quickly and deepen their understanding in how to engage and reach their customers through an effective...

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All Stories

  • Magazine article aboutEditor-s-Message

    Editor's Message

    How’s business? Most want to say quickly: “It’s getting back to almost normal”. Some are optimistic, counting on the resilience of the marketplace, yet others fear disruption with many clients going bust and debts rising.

Interview

Cover Story

Climate change

Country Profile

Lebanon

  • Magazine article aboutIn-the-midst-of-a-fog

    In the midst of a fog

    The outbreak of COVID-19 has dealt a heavy blow to Lebanon’s socioeconomic conditions, further aggravating its fiscal and economic crisis. The insurance industry is already footing a hefty bill and heading towards a phase of volatility which...

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  • Pressure mounts on Lebanese market

    Growth of the insurance market in Lebanon saw a setback in 2019 as a result of the deteriorating economic conditions with uncertainty marking the outlook for the coming period.

  • The path to recovery

    GlobeMed Group vice president – business development, actuarial & data sciences Ziad Kharma explains how the sector is struggling with the fallout from COVID-19 and what insurers can do to sustain their business.

Feature

Distribution

  • Magazine article aboutThe-rules-of-engagement

    The rules of engagement

    In light of changing customer preferences, regulations and technological advancements, insurers that are able to seize new opportunities quickly and deepen their understanding in how to engage and reach their customers through an effective...

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Talent

Insights

COVID-19

  • Magazine article aboutRethinking-insurance-cover-during-pandemics

    Rethinking insurance cover during pandemics

    Insurance plays a crucial role in times of crisis. Health insurance lessens the cost burden of the ill and the injured. Life insurance offers financial relief to the dependents of the deceased and non-life insurance helps affected organisations...

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  • Riding the storm

    Early indicators suggest that the first five months of the year have resulted in significantly improving loss ratios for the insurance industry. But as businesses resume operations, insurers have to brace for the medium- to long-term impact of the...

Takaful Feature

  • Magazine article aboutIFRS-17-and-takaful-risk-transfer-or-risk-sharing-

    IFRS 17 and takaful - risk transfer or risk sharing?

    The discussion within the accounting fraternity in Malaysia as to the accounting treatment of takaful under IFRS 17 is ongoing. But given the practical challenges of implementation under COVID-19 conditions, the sector needs to resolve these issues...

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News

MENA

Product Bites

Diary

People on the move