Magazine

Dec 2017

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Think Tank

How the life insurance industry is tackling a "manageable headwind"

Based on a survey with senior executives of leading life insurers, Mr Daniel M. Hofmann of The Geneva Association reports on the industry’s response to the challenges created by low interest rates and its determination to weather this “manageable headwind”.
 


View from India

Insurers and InsurTechs - A symbiotic partnership

Asia Insurance Review speaks to four leading Indian InsurTech companies to find out how they define their role in the Indian insurance ecosystem.
 

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Anti-Money Laundering

Airing dirty laundry

Mr Martin Lim of Ingenique Solutions Pte Ltd provides an overview of recent developments in the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing, with a specific focus on terrorism threats that Singapore faces, in the context of insurance companies.
 

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Takaful

Takaful 2.0: Will we ever get there?

The takaful industry needs to transform business to assimilate disruptive forces, appeal to millennials and move towards the next phase of “takaful 2.0” which it has yet to arrive at, said speakers at the Takaful Rendezvous 2017 organised by Asia Insurance Review.
 

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Spotlight on regulations

Remaining relevant to regulatory changes

In this day and age of increasing protectionism, rapid technological advancements and a growing risk environment, (re)insurers need to be adaptable. Mr Tim Fletcher and Mr Jan Buschmann of Hogan Lovells comment.
 

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Regulators need deeper expertise to avoid trap of excessive regulation

At the 24th International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) Annual Conference in Kuala Lumpur last month, regulators spoke of ways to balance regulation and innovation to achieve the best outcomes for consumers.
 

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Warranty & Indemnity Insurance

W&I insurance gaining traction in Korea

After a slow start, Warranty & Indemnity insurance for Korea’s domestic and outboard M&A transactions is on the rise. Mr Eric H. Hoffman of Asia Risk & Insurance Advisors (ARIA) explores.
 

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Tackling the Nat CAT protection gap

The capital efficiency gap

Underinsurance is a problem, but not all of it represents a protection gap. Mr Greg Lowe at Aon and Mr George Attard at Aon Benfield Analytics International explain.