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  • Indonesia: Regulator monitors credit insurance risk exposure

    The Financial Services Authority (OJK) is paying special attention to the performance of credit insurance business, wary that liquidity and solvency in this branch of insurance could develop into an issue.

    Asia | 07 Dec 2022
  • Hong Kong: Moody's upgrades FWD Limited's ratings

    Moody's Investors Service has upgraded the issuer rating and senior unsecured debt rating of pan-Asia insurer FWD Limited to 'Baa2' from 'Baa3', as well as the rating of the company's subordinated perpetual capital securities to 'Ba1(hyb)' from 'Ba2(hyb)'. Moody's has also changed the outlook on FWD Limited to 'Stable' from 'Positive'.

    Asia | 05 Dec 2022
  • Taiwan: Regulator introduces stabilisation measures for insurers as interest rates climb

    As the US Federal Reserve (Fed) continued to raise interest rates, Taiwanese life insurance companies have increased the declared interest rates on foreign-currency denominated insurance policies. However, the insurers have been directed by the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) to desist from doing so.

    Asia | 01 Dec 2022
  • Risks to democratic processes are increasing significantly

    One third of countries across the world have seen risks to their democratic processes increase significantly during the past five years, with corporates operating in poorly ranked countries facing ESG and supply chain threats according to Verisk Maplecroft democratic governance ondex (DGI).

    Asia Risk | 30 Nov 2022
  • Cyber criminals are getting more 'innovative'

    The cyber threat landscape has reached a new level of commercialisation and convenience for would-be attackers, with nearly all barriers to entry for committing cyber crime removed through the expansion of cyber crime-as-a-service according to Sophos' 2023 Threat Report.

    Asia Risk | 30 Nov 2022
  • Turkiye: Next few years will be challenging for insurance sector

    Challenges await the Turkish insurance industry in the next few years, says Mr Coskun Gölpinar, general manager of Doga Sigorta.

    Middle East | 29 Nov 2022
  • Philippines: Insurers believe regulator will adhere to 31 Dec 2022 deadline for capital requirement

    Local insurers are no longer optimistic about a possible extension of the final tranche of increases in capital requirements beyond the current deadline of 31 December 2022.

    Asia | 29 Nov 2022
  • Africa: London-based group and continental reinsurer forms partnership

    London-based Africa Specialty Risks (ASR) and pan-Africa reinsurer, African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re), have entered into a partnership agreement on the provision of Political Risk and Trade Credit Insurance (PRI & TC) through an underwriting authority agreement.

    Africa | 28 Nov 2022
  • Algeria: 2nd largest insurer has strong operating track record

    Compagnie Algérienne des Assurances (CAAT), Algeria's second biggest insurer in terms of GWP, has a track record of strong operating performance, with a five-year (2017-2021) weighted average return on premium of 26.9% and return on equity of 10.8%, says AM Best.

    Middle East | 28 Nov 2022
  • Australia: Doctors call for more transparency in private health funds

    The Australian Medical Association (AMA) is calling for more transparency over how private health insurers spend policyholders' premiums to help ensure that customers receive fair value for money and premiums are not directed to insurers' profits and administrative costs.

    Asia | 25 Nov 2022


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