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  • Global: Geopolitical tensions hamper efforts to tackle global risks

    The world's ability to act collectively to combat major global crises has taken a hit from worsening international relations, even as a darkening economic outlook, caused in part by geopolitical tensions, threatens to further reduce international cooperation this year, according to the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report 2019.

    Asia Risk | 23 Jan 2019
  • 'Bad seeds' the top risk for 2019-Eurasia Group

    The no. 1 risk globally for 2019 is 'bad seeds'-world leaders being so consumed with short term crises they allow future risks to develop, precipitating 'geopolitical climate change' according to political risk consultancy Eurasia Group.

    Asia Risk | 23 Jan 2019
  • Global: Piracy incidents increase in 2018

    Piracy increased on the world's seas in 2018, with a marked rise in attacks against ships and crews around West Africa, according to the International Chamber of Commerce's International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) latest annual piracy report.

    Asia Risk | 23 Jan 2019
  • North becomes first UK P&I Club to confirm post-Brexit trading arrangements

    North P&I has confirmed that its subsidiary in Ireland, North of England P&I, has received authorisation as a non-life insurance business from the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI). This would allow North, a provider of marine insurance, to continue its European operations after the expected loss of existing EU financial services 'passporting' rights when the United Kingdom leaves the EU on 29 March 2019.

    AIRPlus | 23 Jan 2019
  • Three major Brexit risks

    With Brexit news heavily reported in the media, you must have gotten plenty of questions from clients and prospects on its impact on the investment world. If you haven't been keeping up to date with what's happening, here's a quick read on the three major risks Brexit is creating.

    Agents | 21 Jan 2019
  • Forward thinking 2019: Industry trends

    Tech-enabled risk and benefits solutions provider Sedgwick is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019. To mark this milestone, the company has embarked on a year-long exercise entitled 50 Forward: The Future of Caring.

    AIRPlus | 21 Jan 2019
  • Global: IFSB issues paper on consumer protection in takaful

    A new working paper released by the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) suggests that market practices can deviate significantly from supervisory expectations, particularly with regards to the scope for takaful operators and intermediaries seeking to maximise their own benefit rather than to pursue the consumer's best interests.

    Middle East | 20 Jan 2019
  • Aviva's Chris Wei elected to chair IIS

    The IIS Executive Council, at its December 2018 meeting, elected Aviva's executive chairman of Asia, Chris Wei, to chair the Council. With immediate effect, Mr Wei will succeed Greig Woodring, former president & CEO of RGA, who will remain on the executive council serving as immediate past chair.

    People | 18 Jan 2019
  • Economic Growth and The Demand For Marine Insurance: A Comparison Between Europe And South-East Asia

    Dr Daniel Imhof, economist and Mr Christof Goeldi, assistant manager, both of Swiss Re, look at the historical trends in the 1980s between GDP growth rates and rise in premium looking at their linkages and conclude on a positive note about the growth of premium volume in the next few years.

    AIRPlus | 17 Jan 2019
  • Global: Chris Wei elected as chairman of IIS

    The Executive Council of New York-headquartered International Society of Insurance (IIS) has elected Aviva's executive chairman of Asia, Mr Chris Wei, to chair the Council.

    Asia | 17 Jan 2019


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