February 26, 2021

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Geopolitics and the Impact to Insurance

Geopolitics, technology, innovation, underwriting were among the themes discussed in the latest discussion organised by the General Arab Insurance Federation. A Premium report. The General Arab Insurance Federation recently held a webinar on the impact of geopolitical issues on insurance and the outlook for the regional industry. The first part...

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2020: Battle Ground Insurance

As the year 2020 turns a historic corner into 2021, Amer Daya predicts the future of insurance with strategies for success. Worldwide, the insurance industry celebrated the dawn of 2020 totally unaware of what was lying in waiting for it. After all, 2019 was not a bad year with the...

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Don’t Risk Getting Hooked!

Prevention with the right levels of security and education is key to avoiding a phishing attack, writes Sreedevi Jayachandran.  The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated remote working by public and private sector entities and the rapid adoption of new technologies to maintain business continuity. However, this response has increased the ‘attack...

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GCC sees much interest in Captives

As a sophisticated form of corporate risk finance, captives have gained much interest within the GCC, according to expert speakers in AM Best’s latest webinar. A Premium report. “Owing to tax and regulatory reasons, captives have not been very common in the region. But reinsurance market conditions, regulatory changes have...

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‘UAE workers expect stronger health benefits in 2021’

The provision of comprehensive health benefits for employees will become a top priority for UAE organisations in 2021 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research from Aetna International. The pandemic has changed livelihoods and lives in one large sweep since the first discovery of the Coronavirus. Overall, there is greater...

The role of brokers in a digital world: GAIF

The Role of Brokers in a Digital World

The General Arab Insurance Federation (GAIF) inspected the role of intermediaries in a digital world in a recent webinar. A Premium report. The role of brokers or intermediaries has always been discussed, more so in the context of digital transformation in the current political, economic and social context. The General...

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Rethinking Health Insurance

Hatim Maskawala and Affrah Khalid look at strategies that can benefit health insurance in a post-COVID-19 era. The Year 2020 has been a challenging year for individuals, industries, and geographies. The pandemic, which in insurance jargon is a one in 100-year event, has created turmoil that has resonated globally and...

A Positive Foundation for 2021: CII

A Positive Foundation for 2O21

Gaenor Jones reflects on the unprecedented challenges of 2020 and the role of the CII in assisting the profession to meet them. As with the majority of business and commerce sectors, there is no doubt that for the insurance sector, 2020 will be remembered as a year of extraordinary challenges....

Digital transformation of motor insurance

Transformation Key to Sustainability

The second annual Motor Insurance Conference organised by the Emirates Insurance Association focused on digital transformation in pricing and claims management. A Premium report. The Emirates Insurance Association recently organised its virtual event of the Annual Motor Insurance Conference. This year the theme selected for the conference revolved around ‘Digital...

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EIA cautions against competitive pricing

The seventh Annual Health Insurance Conference focused on the productive continuity of the health insurance sector. A Premium report. The Emirates Insurance Association organised the seventh Annual Health Insurance Conference for the insurance industry within the UAE. Delivering the patronage speech, Hamad Al Mehyas, vice chairman of the EIA and...

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