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Apr 2021

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

A modern international regulator

MARKET PROFILE - UAE

Part of the genius of modern Dubai was the decision to launch the DIFC and so create a new financial services hub for the region. Regulating the insurance sector activity of entities based in the centre falls to the DFSA. We spoke to its chief executive Bryan Stirewalt about regulatory developments for the industry.
 


Charting a sustainable path forward

MARKET PROFILE - UAE

Against the backdrop of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the UAE takaful market will have to respond and adapt effectively to changes in demand, competition, regulations and technology in order to thrive in an increasingly complex operating...

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The green economy transition

ESG

The (re)insurance sector has an important role to play in the Middle East’s ambition to transition away from a carbon-based economy, and inevitably, public-private partnerships are crucial in this move towards a greener future, says...

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All Stories

  • Data scientists all the way down

    In the traditional model of an insurance company, the role of actuary was relatively easy to understand. They were the people who were trusted to get the pricing of risk right.

Insurance – general

Reinsurance

  • Magazine article aboutIs-there-room-for-a-new-regional-reinsurer-

    Is there room for a new regional reinsurer?

    With capacity migrating and several reinsurers shutting their business in the region over the years, there is an obvious gap that needs to be filled. Some market watchers have raised the prospect of setting up a new reinsurer to cater to the...

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Market Profile

UAE

  • Magazine article aboutDrawing-a-new-regulatory-roadmap

    Drawing a new regulatory roadmap

    The long-anticipated merger of the UAE’s insurance regulator with its central bank finally came to pass at the end of January – delivering a single cohesive level of financial oversight that hints at the growing monetary sophistication...

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  • A modern international regulator

    Part of the genius of modern Dubai was the decision to launch the DIFC and so create a new financial services hub for the region. Regulating the insurance sector activity of entities based in the centre falls to the DFSA. We spoke to its chief...

  • Market shows resilience

    The UAE insurance market continued to achieve an overall increase in profitability and premium growth in 2020 despite the pressures from lower oil prices and the COVID-19 pandemic.

ESG

  • Magazine article aboutThe-green-economy-transition

    The green economy transition

    The (re)insurance sector has an important role to play in the Middle East’s ambition to transition away from a carbon-based economy, and inevitably, public-private partnerships are crucial in this move towards a greener future, says...

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