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  • Indonesia: Growth of bancassurance to plateau, agents to continue to play a significant role - AAJI Chairman

    Indonesia's Life Insurance Association (AAJI) Chairman Hendrisman Rahim expects the growth of bancassurance to plateau in the coming years and that agents will continue to play a significant role in the foreseeable future.

    Agents | 16 Oct 2018
  • India: E-commerce giant Flipkart clinches corporate agent licence

    Local e-commerce giant Flipkart has said it will be entering the insurance market after securing a corporate agent licence.

    Agents | 16 Oct 2018
  • Cooperation is the key to inclusive insurance

    Inclusive insurance means not leaving anyone behind, said GIZ Regulatory Framework Promotion of Pro-poor Insurance Markets in Asia (RFPI Asia) programme director, Antonis Malagardis during his welcome address at the 1st Inclusive Insurance Conference yesterday morning. With the global protection gap estimated at $1trn, and climate risks increasing in severity by the year, the need for financial inclusion is greater than ever.

    Asia | 03 Oct 2018
  • Australia: Some insurers sold worthless policies using illegal methods in direct sales

    The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry, which started hearings this week into misconduct by life insurers, has learnt that insurers, through direct sales, sold worthless policies using illegal methods to people who don't understand them and have no hope of making a claim on them anyway, reports the Australian Financial Review.

    Agents | 14 Sep 2018
  • An emerging markets story- Reaching the next 1bn by 2030

    LeapFrog Investments founder and CEO Dr Andrew Kuper was honoured with the 2018 John S. Bickley Founder's Award Gold Medal for Excellence at the recent Global Insurance Forum in Berlin, hosted by the International Insurance Society (IIS) and The Institutes. Dr Kuper, who received a standing ovation, was lauded for his pioneering work in profit with purpose investment and for opening new investment channels aimed at closing protection gaps and serving to build economic security.

    AIRPlus | 16 Aug 2018
  • FWD sees no conflict between agency and online distribution

    Both the direct-to-consumer channel, as well as traditional agents, will each have an important role to play for the foreseeable future depending on the type of products being offered, said FWD group chief distribution officer Binayak Dutta.

    AIRPlus | 13 Aug 2018
  • Can adviser and online channels evolve to be demand-driven?

    Despite the hype around direct digital distribution, the defining evidence so far points to a lack of demand and a gap between actual adoption and the stated use of online direct for purchasing life insurance.

    Agents | 02 Aug 2018
  • Life insurance from Oxigen ATMs

    IndiaFirst life insurance, a joint venture between Bank of Baroda, Andhra Bank and Legal and General of UK, has announced a tie-up with Oxigen services, to offer its products through Oxigen's micro ATMs.

    AIRPlus | 23 Jul 2018
  • Pacific Life Re appoints Joe Durkan as Regional Alternative Distribution Leader

    Pacific Life Re announced the appointment of Mr Joe Durkan to lead their increased focus on Alternative Distribution.

    People | 20 Apr 2018
  • CIRC eyes life insurance sales for scrutiny

    China's insurance regulator has announced in a directive that it would crack down on irregularities in life insurance sales, including illegal operations, to protect the rights and interests of consumers.

    China | 12 Jan 2018

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