Magazine

Aug 2020

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

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

Forecasting the future, preparing for change

COUNTRY PROFILE - South Korea

South Korea’s Financial Services Commission has had a busy start to the year.
 

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A defining moment for InsurTech

COVID-19

How will the general economic headwinds caused by COVID-19 affect InsurTech? Will investors cut back their funding and take the wind out of InsurTech sails?

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Is Asia immune to BI drama?

COVID-19 AND CLAIMS

The last few months have been rife with reports of insurers rejecting COVID-19-related BI claims, as well as cases of legal action being taken against those insurers.

Featured Articles


All Stories

  • Magazine article aboutEditor-s-Message

    Editor's Message

    It’s August. Spread of COVID-19 notwithstanding, there is still that rave or panic about what to do this summer even in Asia. Summer dreams are just so much a part of the happy days that one cannot help but seek that elusive fun before summer...

Insurance

Life & health

  • Magazine article aboutTrue-digital-health

    True digital health

    In June, digital health InsurTech DocDoc partnered with Chinese InsurTech Kaitaiming Technology to begin growing their reach into China.

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General

Country Profile

South Korea

COVID-19

  • Magazine article aboutServing-a-world-in-quarantine

    Serving a world in quarantine

    Three months in quarantine have affected the insurance industry significantly,with many customers relying on digital services to meet their daily needs –a reliance that many analysts expect to continue as the world returns to the streets.

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  • APAC insurers stand strong, but need to stay vigilant

    The results of a global stress test for APAC-rated insurers is discussed together with some of the themes affecting the region.

  • How 19 affects 17

    COVID-19 has had a direct impact on the global economy and the financials of companies across the world. How the coronavirus will affect IFRS17 implementation remains to be seen.

COVID-19 and claims

  • Magazine article aboutIs-Asia-immune-to-BI-drama-

    Is Asia immune to BI drama?

    The last few months have been rife with reports of insurers rejecting COVID-19-related BI claims, as well as cases of legal action being taken against those insurers.

  • Sometimes you kick, sometimes you get kicked

    Business interruption and whether claims should be paid even when the original policy wording lacks sufficient clarity to make ‘yes/no’ decisions straightforward is being considered in Australia right now.

Risk

Think Tank

  • Tackling the opportunity risk

    The landscape of risk management has changed due to technology – automation and data are becoming more important and have become competitive advantage for companies.

Reinsurance

China

Brokers

Notebook

News

Asian

Product Bites

Diary

People on the move

Letter from the Editor