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  • Insurance Culture and Conduct Steering Committee to elevate standards for Singapore's insurance industry

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the General Insurance Association of Singapore (GIA), the Life Insurance Association (LIA) and the Singapore Reinsurers' Association (SRA), announced today (12 Dec) the establishment of the Insurance Culture and Conduct Steering Committee (ICCSC) to foster sound culture and strengthen standards of conduct among insurers in Singapore.

    Agents | 12 Dec 2019
  • Manulife Singapore's Chief Customer Officer & Chief Transformation Officer to leave

    Li Choo Kwek-Perroy, Manulife Singapore's Chief Customer Officer and Chief Transformation Officer, will be leaving the insurer.

    Agents | 12 Dec 2019
  • Japan: Moody's 2020 outlook for insurers is stable

    Moody's 2020 outlook for insurers is stable but negative for banks and securities companies. This is because of the ultra low interest rates in Japan, and ageing and shrinking population, the international credit rating agency says.

    Asia | 12 Dec 2019
  • Singapore: CaregiverAsia partners Great Eastern to offer program for children with special needs

    CaregiverAsia and Great Eastern will sign an MOU with Extra•Ordinary People to kickstart program that will encompass an insurance protection plan, therapy services and medical escorting/ childminding services. Some 50 enterprises and individuals have contributed more than 300 programs to networks of families with children with special needs. The program ensures that children with special needs are able to continue with their therapy for up to 15 years with accompanying care services such as medical escorting and childminding should something happen to their parents or guardians.

    Agents | 11 Dec 2019
  • Interest rates biggest risk for life insurers in 2020, says Moody's

    Low interest rates will be the biggest threat to the profitability and solvency of life insurers, according to a recent report from Moody's Investors Service.

    Asia | 11 Dec 2019
  • 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, said 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

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