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  • Algeria: Insurers form think tank to look into coverage of exceptional crises

    The Algerian Union of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies (UAR) has created a think tank which is currently examining the possibility of setting up a mechanism that would cover exceptional crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic, its president, Youcef Benmicia, said.

    Africa | 21 Sep 2020
  • India: Regulator plans to tighten solvency regime

    The IRDAI plans to prescribe risk-based solvency requirements and higher equity capital to ensure insurers have sufficient capital adequacy to withstand socioeconomic shocks such as the coronavirus pandemic.

    Asia | 21 Sep 2020
  • Rules for financial holding companies will lower contagion risk -- Moody's

    The Chinese authorities are set to implement a new regulatory regime for companies with significant operations in the financial sector, that Moody's Investors Service sees as credit positive for the financial system.

    China | 18 Sep 2020
  • Insurers increase capital and issue bonds at frenetic pace

    At least 22 insurance companies have increased their capital or issued bonds since the beginning of this year, with the aggregate increase totalling more than CNY58bn ($8.6bn). Among them, the bond issuance scale is CNY48.45bn.

    China | 18 Sep 2020
  • Global: Reinsurer's very strong capital position enables it to withstand COVID-19 impact

    The impact of the coronavirus, while material, is manageable for SCOR due to the company's very strong capital position, says Fitch Ratings.

    Asia | 17 Sep 2020
  • New Zealand: Central bank outlines new approach towards supervising insurers' capital adequacy

    Solvency margin settings is one area in which regulatory provisions might be made more specific, according to Mr Geoff Bascand, deputy governor and general manager of Financial Stability at the Reserve Bank of Wellington.

    Asia | 17 Sep 2020
  • Workforce agility gap exists across regions and industries

    A new survey by Aon says an agile workforce has become a priority for businesses as they begin to rethink human resources (HR) following the COVID-19 pandemic. But the survey found that workforces struggle to adapt quickly.

    Asia Risk | 16 Sep 2020
  • New supervisory framework to enhance Hong Kong insurance groups' risk management

    According to Fitch Ratings the proposed new group-wide supervisory (GWS) framework in Hong Kong will strengthen the ability of the regulator to oversee Hong Kong-based internationally active insurance groups (IAIGs), which will push insurance groups to strengthen the sophistication of their risk management and improve the management of their group-wide capital adequacy.

    Asia Risk | 16 Sep 2020
  • The changing nature of risk

    The (re)insurance industry is navigating one of the most significant periods of change in recent times which is altering perceptions of risk across the sector. The impact of COVID-19, the first globally systemic insurance loss, has put pressure on a marketplace already addressing challenges on multiple fronts. During this period of transformational change, reinsurance continues to be a highly effective tool to enable insurers to respond, according to a panel of speakers at the media briefing 'The changing nature of risk' hosted by Guy Carpenter.

    AIRPlus | 15 Sep 2020
  • Saudi Arabia: Insurer urged to meet solvency requirement

    Al-Ahlia for Cooperative Insurance, currently involved in merger proceedings with Gulf Union Cooperative Insurance, has received a letter from the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) cautioning it that its actual solvency margin has fallen short of the minimum required level.

    Middle East | 15 Sep 2020

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