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  • UAE: GWP growth eases in 2018

    UAE insurance premiums have dropped for the first time in a decade but the market continues to preserve its leading role in the MENA region, according to a report issued at the 16th Gulf Insurance Forum held in Dubai last week.

    Middle East | 22 Oct 2019
  • UAE: Dental insurance abuse highlighted

    One medical insurance benefit vulnerable to misuse by providers (and beneficiaries) is the dental plan. The alarming effects of this are not just seen in insurers' loss ratios but also in long-term dental costs, and the policyholder's health and wellbeing, says Dr Moona Menezes, dentist and medical claims benefits specialist at Aetna International.

    Middle East | 17 Oct 2019
  • UAE: Malakut arranges reinsurance for space mission involving first Emirates astronaut

    Malakut Group of Companies arranged international reinsurance coverage worth $67m for the "Soyuz-FG launch vehicle with Soyuz-MS15 manned spacecraft" that took UAE astronaut Hazzaa Al Mansoori to the International Space Station (ISS).

    Middle East | 16 Oct 2019
  • UAE: Salama to raise cap on foreign shareholdings

    Islamic Arab Insurance, one of the UAE's largest takaful companies, plans to raise the ceiling on foreign ownership in the company to the maximum permissible under UAE law of 49%, the company says. The existing cap is 25%.

    Middle East | 16 Oct 2019
  • UAE: Insurance Authority issues new life insurance & family takaful rules

    The UAE Insurance Authority (IA) has issued new regulations relating to life insurance and family takaful insurance, that are in line with the latest international standards and that balance the interests of all parties in the market.

    Middle East | 15 Oct 2019
  • UAE: A transformed International General Insurance Holdings to be listed on Nasdaq

    Dubai-based International General Insurance Holdings (IGI) and Tiberius Acquisition Corp, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, and certain related parties, have entered into a definitive business combination agreement which will result in a public listing of the new entity which they will form.

    Middle East | 13 Oct 2019
  • UAE: Dubai adopts medical coding set that supports health insurance system

    The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and the American Medical Association (AMA), have reached an agreement to support the standardised exchange of medical service data throughout Dubai. This will be a boon for insurers, healthcare providers, third party administrators, regulators and other stakeholders.

    Middle East | 10 Oct 2019
  • UAE: Medical insurance moves from fee for service model

    Physicians will play a bigger role in the medical insurance revenue cycle as the industry moves away from a fee for service (FFS) model, said experts at a MENA health insurance conference last week.

    Middle East | 06 Oct 2019
  • UAE: Number of locals hired in insurance sector grows

    The new Emiratisation points system of the Insurance Authority (IA) has resulted in an increase in the number of UAE nationals working in the insurance sector, especially in technical areas, according to the insurance regulator in a statement.

    Middle East | 02 Oct 2019
  • UAE: Etihad Credit Insurance awards contract to Coface

    Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), the UAE federal export credit company, has awarded a business information service contract to Coface, a leading global credit insurer.

    Middle East | 02 Oct 2019