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  • Malaysia: NAMLIFA marks the graduation of its latest batch of professional advisers

    NAMLIFA, through its training arm Financial & Life Practitioners Council (FLPC), has held its graduation ceremony for advisers who successfully completed their professional development and designation programmes.

    Agents | 11 Dec 2019
  • Opportunities still aplenty in medical line

    Customer experience and operational efficiency are two key pillars that elevate an insurer over its competitors. Despite the intense competition, especially in the medical business in the UAE, opportunities remain for insurers who are investing in technology and talent, says Mr Dimitris Mazarakis, SVP and general manager of MetLife Gulf.

    Middle East | 11 Dec 2019
  • Egypt: Insurance sector seeks transformation catalyst

    Senior executives in the Egyptian insurance market have emphasised that the insurance industry needs a catalyst which can lead the transformation of the industry, just as the central bank did in 2004 in restructuring and developing the banking sector.

    Middle East | 11 Dec 2019
  • Tighter climate policies could erase $2.3tn in companies value -report

    A report published by United Nations backed Principles of Responsible Investing Group (PRI) says, "Tighter government climate regulations by 2025 could wipe up to $2.3tn off the value of companies in industries ranging from fossil fuel producers to agriculture and car makers."

    Asia Risk | 11 Dec 2019
  • China: Foreign investors can hold 100% stake in life insurers wef 1 Jan 2020

    The CBIRC has announced that wef 1 January 2020, restrictions on the stake of foreign investors in life insurance joint ventures will be officially lifted, and the foreign shareholding can reach 100%.

    Asia | 11 Dec 2019
  • 3 tips to achieve your year-end goal - Agnes Ng, Rookie Insurance Agency Leader of the Year 2018

    Counting down to the end of 2019. And for those who have yet to achieve your year-end goal, this is the time when the mentally strong emerge, says Rookie Insurance Agency Leader of the Year 2018 Agnes Ng.

    Agents | 09 Dec 2019
  • Regulator bans cold call sales of direct life insurance in Australia

    The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has announced a ban on unsolicited 'cold call' telephone sales of direct life insurance and consumer credit insurance (CCI). The ban will address poor sales practices that have led to unfair consumer outcomes. It will take effect from 13 January 2020.

    Agents | 10 Dec 2019
  • FWD Singapore pulls the plug on employee-benefits business

    FWD Group, the insurance arm of Hong Kong-headquartered Pacific Century Group, will be closing its employee benefits business in Singapore by December 2020. This means that the insurer will stop pitching for new contracts for that business and will also not renew existing contracts once they expire.

    Agents | 10 Dec 2019
  • South Korea: Insurers allowed to own healthcare entities as subsidiaries

    Insurance companies in South Korea will be allowed to have healthcare or medical service entities as subsidiaries under revised guidelines, the financial authorities have announced.

    Asia | 10 Dec 2019
  • Asia Pacific: Region leads in modelling customer expectations

    Customer expectations in the Asia Pacific region, especially around digital interactions and experiences, are the highest in the world, says international professional services firm EY in its 2020 Insurance Outlook report.

    Asia | 10 Dec 2019

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