Aug 2018

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Special Report

30 years of insurance in Hong Kong

Natural harbour. Natural hub

It is fascinating to look back at old photographs and prints of Hong Kong in the early days. Rustic as it was, mosquito-infested as it was, few people are surprised that the territory turned out to be a global giant in the world of international finance. It is as if commerce and business were already embedded in Hong Kong’s DNA even back then.

Quotes from regulators over the years

Over the past 30 years, Asia Insurance Review has had the pleasure and privilege of interviewing every insurance regulator in Hong Kong. Here are some highlights that offer up unique insights into the complex and changing landscape of insurance regulation.

Three decades of landmark developments in insurance

Significant developments in the Hong Kong insurance sector

The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers - A pillar of the establishment

Hong Kong was destined to become a global financial centre with an enviable reputation. The insurance sector was destined to be the jewel in the crown of that financial centre. This would never have been possible without the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers.

The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers - Interview with the Insurance Authority

Insurance Authority CEO John Leung Chi-yan shares his views on working with HKFI and helping boost Hong Kong’s reputation and international standing.

Congratulations to HKFI for 30 years' service

Congratulatory messages from HSBC Insurance, Hong Kong; Manulife Hong Kong; MSIG Insurance, Hong Kong; Peak Re and Zurich Asia Pacific.

Insurance helped build Hong Kong

Swiss Re provides some thoughts on the reinsurer’s long term commitment to Hong Kong and its hopes for the future.

The changing face of risk in HK over 30 years - Marsh

Marsh has been a significant player on the global stage for over 140 years and presently operates in the spheres of insurance broking and risk management. While the firm is active in more than 130 countries, few of its offices could be better entrenched in the risk landscape than its Hong Kong team. We spoke to Ms Lei Yu and Messrs George Wu and Alaric Lee to assess the past, present and future of the risk landscape in Hong Kong.

Observations from industry leaders

Hong Kong is home to some of the most experienced insurance professionals in the world. Here they share some thoughts with Asia Insurance Review about 30 years of insurance in Hong Kong.