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  • Increased public-private collaboration required to close the protection gap

    In order to close the protection gap that leaves emerging Asian countries most vulnerable to natural catastrophes, the Insurance Development Forum (IDF) has called upon the industry to accelerate public-private collaboration and action at the IDF Day held last week in Singapore during the annual Global Insurance Forum hosted by the International Insurance Society (IIS).

    Asia | 24 Jun 2019
  • Mutual microinsurance helps vulnerable communities: Study

    Mutual microinsurance has the potential to build financially literate, insurable and resilient communities, according a new study from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). For the first time, the study analysed how mutual microinsurance, a community-owned model of insurance, contributes to the recovery outcomes of low income households following a natural disaster. The CISL report was launched on 21 June 2019 at the Insurance Development Forum (IDF) in Singapore.

    Asia | 21 Jun 2019
  • Insurance Reimagined : Global Issues- Asian Insights

    The Global Insurance Forum featured a diverse delegation of executives, regulators, academics, and policymakers from all areas of the industry as well as regions from around the globe. Here are some key highlights from the distinguished list of speakers at the forum.

    Agents | 21 Jun 2019
  • Geneva Association elects four new board members

    The Geneva Association announced the election of four new board members. They are:

    People | 21 Jun 2019
  • Global: AIG consolidates reinsurance operations

    American International Group (AIG) has announced the consolidation of its reinsurance operations into a single entity, called AIG Re. The new unit brings Validus Re, AlphaCat and Talbot Treaty into one global business.

    Asia | 21 Jun 2019
  • SCOR confirms the accuracy of vote results during AGM

    French reinsurer SCOR has verified the vote results for resolutions 4 and 5 concerning the remuneration of its chairman and CEO which was approved by the combined general meeting of SCOR shareholders on 26 April 2019. This comes as a response to the information that has appeared in the press regarding a request to recount the votes for these resolutions which activist fund CIAM claims to have made.

    Asia | 20 Jun 2019
  • Global reinsurer closes senior notes offering

    PartnerRe's subsidiary, PartnerRe Finance B (PRE Finance B) has closed its previously announced offering of $500m aggregate principal amount of 3.70% Senior Notes due 2 July 2029. The notes are senior unsecured obligations of PRE Finance B and are guaranteed fully and unconditionally by PartnerRe. Last week, Moody's assigned an A3 rating to the notes.

    Asia | 20 Jun 2019
  • Casualty analytics platform helps insurer perform multi-line risk analysis

    To understand and quantify its liability and loss potential across multiple commercial liability lines of business better, Sompo International is leveraging AIR Worldwide's casualty analytics platform, Arium. As part of their collaboration, AIR is also offering portfolio data coding services to Sompo International that include unique corporate identifiers and geocodes.

    Asia | 20 Jun 2019
  • Global: Sukuk market starts out well but may fizzle out

    The sukuk market enjoyed a strong start to the year but this performance may weaken, S&P Global Ratings says in a new report, titled "The Sukuk Market Starts 2019 Well, But Activity Might Taper Off".

    Middle East | 20 Jun 2019
  • Collaborations for the betterment of humanity

    The recent US ban on Huawei products has generated wave after wave of negativity. Huawei 'phone owners are worried that the software on their 'phones will no longer be updated while businesses are worried about the potential fallout from such a drastic measure.

    AIRPlus | 20 Jun 2019

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