Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Reinsurance

Indonesia approves two new reinsurance brokers

Indonesia approves two new reinsurance brokers

The Financial Services Authority has issued operational licences to JLT Reinsurance Brokers and Inare Proteksi International.

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Hong Kong told to develop incentives for reinsurers

Hong Kong told to develop incentives for reinsurers

Insurers and brokers are moving their businesses to Singapore where economics of scale and tax benefits are preferable.

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Lloyd’s names new chairman

Lloyd’s names new chairman

Moneysupermarket chairman and former Marsh chief exec Bruce Carnegie-Brown will take on the role.

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China losing its lustre

China losing its lustre

Reinsurers are voting with their feet in response to disappointing returns and domestic competition.

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Reinsurance pricing still falling

Reinsurance pricing still falling

January renewals showed that the market continues to experience a fall in pricing and an increase in capital.

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ACR completes acquisition of Malaysia units

ACR completes acquisition of Malaysia units

The consolidation is part of a long-term strategy to enhance the operational efficiency of the ACR group.

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RGA starts operations in Mumbai

RGA starts operations in Mumbai

The opening comes after the branch secured a licence and the required approvals from the regulator.

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Strong Asia performance helps lift RGA’s Q4 income

Strong Asia performance helps lift RGA’s Q4 income

The results continue a pattern of good overall momentum and earnings diversification.

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Consortium to explore use of blockchain in insurance

Consortium to explore use of blockchain in insurance

The Blockchain Insurance Initiative is planning to announce several new members in the next weeks.

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Swiss Re to open Mumbai branch on February 1

India’s regulator has approved the Swiss reinsurer’s application for a composite branch licence.

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Lloyd’s gets final approval on India branch

Lloyd’s gets final approval on India branch

Chairman John Nelson says it will develop the branch as an international centre for insurance and reinsurance.

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Japanese insurers join rush to enter Iran

Japanese insurers join rush to enter Iran

More than 140 foreign insurance and reinsurance companies are in talks with the Iranian regulator.

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Berkshire enters Malaysia’s non-life reinsurance market

Berkshire enters Malaysia’s non-life reinsurance market

The Labuan licence adds to the company’s existing presence in Singapore, Hong Kong and Macau.

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Reinsurers worried by rising protectionism in Asia

Reinsurers worried by rising protectionism in Asia

Keeping reinsurance premiums onshore might be good politics, but it is not a good way to reduce risk.

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Lloyd’s plans China expansion

Lloyd’s plans China expansion

Chairman John Nelson outlines plan to further expand on the mainland as part of its Vision 2025 strategy.

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Indian reinsurers oppose new regulations

Indian reinsurers oppose new regulations

The Insurance Brokers Association of India is opposing the Reinsurance Regulations on Order of Preference.

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IAG keeps catastrophe reinsurance at US$7bn

IAG keeps catastrophe reinsurance at US$7bn

Even after the reduction of its commercial portfolio, the Australian insurer has maintained coverage levels.

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Insurers in Asia look for new lines amid motor decline

Insurers in Asia look for new lines amid motor decline

Falling sales in some of the region’s major motor vehicle markets has weakened the primary source of premiums.

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