Jul 2016

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AEC Focus - ASEAN: Nominations for YAMA 2016 are open

Asia: Lloyd's, Guy Carp and UK's Met Office in move to create agricultural weather index for SEA

Asia: Allianz launches its first innovation lab in Asia

Asia: Macau launches programme for "Young Insurance Practitioners" in EAIC

Australia: Profit expectations pushing up premium rates

China - CIRC launches Shanghai Insurance Exchange

Hong Kong: BHSI secures one of Asia's largest insurance deals

Hong Kong: Entries for HK Insurance Awards 2016 open

India: First-ever national disaster management plan unveiled

Indonesia: Insurance execs upbeat about industry prospects this year

Japan: Negative interest rates shut down savings-type policies

South Korea: Insurers sell assets ahead of new accounting rules

Malaysia: Health Minister warns out-of-pocket spending too high

New Zealand: Room for life insurers to move from commission system

Pakistan: Finance Minister proposes tax revamp for insurers

Philippines: More consolidation ahead in non-life sector

Singapore: MAS introduces regulatory sandbox to test fintech solutions

Singapore: A need to address rising healthcare costs

Thailand: Life sector to grow, but less robustly

Vietnam: Insurance premiums up 20% in Jan-Apr to more than US$1 bln

Global News - Germany and France looking at EUR1-2 billion of insured losses from floods

Global News - AXA Group divests assets in the tobacco industry

Global News - Imaginatik and Ingenin: Walking hand in hand towards innovation

Corporate Risk Management News - Asia's risk management community can do more for CAT risks: PARIMA

Corporate Risk Management News - Singapore: New cyber risk management initiative "CyRiM" launched

Corporate Risk Management News - Top emerging risks for (re)insurance industry identified: Swiss Re

Curtain-raiser - 20th AAC beckons you to Gurugram!

Mr Liyaquat Khan of the 20th AAC Organising Committee on Financial Resources and Budgets, has been looking forward to seeing India hosts the Asian Actuarial Conference (AAC) for the longest time. He is now delighted that the event is finally taking place and welcomes one and all to Gurugram from 9-12 November.

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