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  • Singapore: MAS launches Financial Services Industry Transformation Map (ITM) 2025

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) yesterday launched the Financial Services Industry Transformation Map (ITM) 2025, setting out the growth strategies to be pursued to further develop Singapore as a leading international financial centre in Asia - to connect global markets, support Asia's development, and serve Singapore's economy.

    Asia | 16 Sep 2022
  • Discarded solar panels a toxic problem for landfills

    Many of the solar panels that have outlived their utility and are now ready to be discarded are winding up in landfills, where in some cases, they could potentially contaminate groundwater with toxic heavy metals such as lead, selenium and cadmium according to a recent story in Los Angeles Times.

    Asia Risk | 07 Sep 2022
  • Post pandemic new risks for live events

    Risk managers involved in the live events sector, which is now booming post-pandemic, face a range of new risks and must factor in longer planning times, alongside developing risk assessments for new festivals according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS).

    Asia Risk | 07 Sep 2022
  • Canopius appoints head of claims

    Canopius Group, a global specialty (re)insurer, has appointed Ms Megan Shao as APAC head of claims. She will be a member of the Canopius claims leadership team, where she will be responsible for claims strategy, driving the company's claims vision and supporting growth plans of the company's APAC team.

    People | 06 Sep 2022
  • Climate change can impact recyclable energy sources too

    While the world moves away from coal and other fossil fuels and explores recyclable sources of energy like wind and solar, climate change may slow down the potential of these too in the coming years.

    Asia Risk | 24 Aug 2022
  • Landfills could soon be inundated with wind turbine blades

    Tens of thousands of wind turbine blades will end up in landfills by the end of the decade unless end-of-life programmes are established soon according to a new study End-of-life policy considerations for wind turbine blades led by the University of South Australia.

    Asia Risk | 10 Aug 2022
  • MENA: Private Islamic credit & political risk insurance business is an evolving story

    The market for private Islamic credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) is very much a work in progress, says Jeddah-headquartered Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) in its latest quarterly newsletter.

    Middle East | 15 Jun 2022
  • South Africa: Changes in political violence and terrorism insurance business spell opportunities

    There has been a marked increase in demand for political violence and terrorism cover (PVT) from South African commercial clients following the riots and looting that rocked KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng in July 2021, notes Mr Cameron Cupido, CEO of Reinsurance Solutions Intermediary Services.

    Africa | 06 Jun 2022
  • Lloyd's: Strong 2021 results set market up well for 2022

    S&P Global Ratings (S&P) has said that Lloyd's year-end 2021 results are better than its expectations and reflect the remedial actions that management has taken over the past four years.

    Asia | 28 Mar 2022
  • Lloyd's: 2021 financial results are the best in 6 years

    Lloyd's, the world's leading marketplace for commercial, corporate and specialty risk solutions, yesterday announced a strong return to profitability in its 2021 full-year financial results, with an overall profit of GBP2.3bn [$3.0bn] (2020: GBP0.9bn loss) and a combined ratio of 93.5% (2020: 110.3%) - the best quality result reported for six years.

    Asia | 25 Mar 2022

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