KYRGYZSTAN: development of agro insurance is planned on the basis of Turkish experience
Kyrgyzstan plans to develop agro insurance of crops and livestock based on the experience of Turkey, said information agency Kabar.
KYRGYZSTAN: after 10 years of waiting, the law on MTPL will come into force on February 7, 2019
The law on MTPL, which hasn't been working since its adoption during 10 years, will finally come into force on February 7, 2019, according to the information agency Sputnik.
KYRGYZSTAN: State service for regulations and supervision - for 1Q insurance market increased by 20.6%
On July 12 the State service for regulations and supervision held a conference devoted to the activity results during the first half of the year and future perspectives, as the regulator informed on the official website.
PAID Romania - a model for reforming the mandatory home insurance system in Kyrgyzstan
Initiated by the World Bank, a technical knowledge exchange meeting was held in Bucharest with PAID Romania representatives and a delegation consisting of high-level representatives of the insurance market and the Kyrgyz parliament, on the topic of the Romanian experience in building a compulsory home insurance scheme.
Kyrgyzstan: half of the Kyrgyz insurers ended Q1 2018 with a positive balance sheet
Total profit for the 1st quarter 2018 amounted to KGS 58.2 million. "Out of 21 insurance companies of the market, profit was generated by 10 companies", - informed the National statistics committee.
KYRGYZSTAN: insurance industry is developing, only with difficulty
In May the Association of the Kyrgyz Insurers conducted an annual meeting, dedicated to discussion of the last year result. According to the participants of the meeting in 2017 the local market was developing gradually and the insurance volume growth amounted to 12.5 %.
STATISTICS: Kyrgyzstan insurance market reported EUR 13 million in FY2017 GWP
At the end of 2017, the Kyrgyz Republic insurance market totalled about KGS 1.06 billion (about EUR 13 million), according to the end-year market figures published on the market authority website.
KYRGYZSTAN: Compulsory MTPL will come into force in 2016. Rates will be lowest among the Customs Union countries
The Law on Compulsory motor third party liability insurance (MTPL) in Kyrgyzstan will come into force at the beginning of 2016, stated Sanzhar MUKANBETOV, Chairman of the State Service for Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Market.
In Kyrgyzstan, 17 insurance companies are licensed, in reality, only six of these companies are active
According to the Kyrgyz Financial Supervisory Commission's data, in January-September 2014, the total premiums written by the local insurance companies amounted to KGS 880.98 million, while claims paid totaled KGS 111.31 million.
International law firm to advise KYRGYZSTAN on Takaful and Sukuk finance
The international law firm SIMMONS & SIMMONS and the Kyrgyz Republic have signed a ground-breaking agreement to provide consultancy services for the development of laws and regulations, supporting the introduction of Takaful (Islamic insurance) and Sukuk (Islamic securities) in the Kyrgyz Republic. The consultancy services to be provided by SIMMONS & SIMMONS are to be funded through a technical assistance grant provided by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB).
ON THE MOVE
Andrej SLAPAR reappointed the President of the Management Board of Zavarovalnica TRIGLAV for another five years term
The Supervisory Board of Zavarovalnica TRIGLAV reappointed the President of the Management Board of Zavarovalnica TRIGLAV Andrej SLAPAR for a new five-year term of office and approved the proposal submitted by the President of the Management Board, reappointing Uros IVANC and Tadej COROLI as Members of the Management Board.
IGI appoints its first Chief Technology Officer
International General Insurance Holdings Limited (IGI), the international specialist commercial insurer and reinsurer, has announced the appointment of Nasser ZAGHA to the newly-created role of Chief Technology Officer.
BEAZLEY's CUO to join Lloyd's of London Board in February 2019
Lloyd's, the specialist insurance and reinsurance market announced that Neil MAIDMENT has been appointed as an independent non-executive of the Lloyd's Board with effect from February 2019.
The "Croatian Insurance Days" took place in Opatija, Croatia
The most important annual meeting of the Croatian insurers, the "Croatian Insurance Days", took place in Opatija, Croatia, on 7 - 9 November.
Reducing the risks in agriculture by using insurance means, discussed in Skopje
On November 1st, an Agricultural insurance conference took place in Skopje, Macedonia, organized by the Insurance Supervision Agency in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy. Drawing attention to the necessity of reducing the risks in agriculture by using insurance was the event's main purpose.
IIF 2018 - Insurance in a DIGITAL WORLD
Emmanuel DJENGUE, Innovation Director, Europe - RGAX, Spain is the Keynote Speaker at IIF 2018 - Insurance in a DIGITAL WORLD Conference in Bucharest, on November 27.
VIDEO: MUNICH Re: We have the duty to find solutions for cyber risks, which are a threat at the global level
Becoming a growing threat globally, cyber risks is both a challenge and an opportunity for the insurance industry. MUNICH Re's representatives talked to XPRIMM TV in Baden Baden, about the different approach to this type of risk that the Group, as one of the most active players on the cyber market solutions, proposes.
Willis Towers Watson: reinsurance products backed by 'alternative' capital have become mainstream
End investors, Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) funds, and buyers - the three groups active in ILS - have predominantly weathered 2017 loss activity with a view that reinsurance products backed by 'alternative' capital have become mainstream, according to a new Global ILS Market Survey by Willis Towers Watson.
Swiss Re expects the reinsurance industry to further consolidate
Swiss Re expects the global reinsurance industry to consolidate as the distinction between insurers and reinsurers become increasingly blurred, an executive from the Swiss Group said in Baden Baden, reports Reuters.
NASH, Guy Carpenter: The current pressure on returns is a stimulus for consolidation
Current market conditions are putting increasing pressure on returns with some companies viewing consolidation as a potential solution, James NASH, CEO of International at Guy Carpenter said in his opening remarks at the Baden-Baden 2018 Reinsurance Meeting hosted by the global risk and reinsurance specialist.
Hannover Re expects modestly higher premiums and stable conditions for its German business
E+S Ruckversicherung AG, the Hannover Re Group's unit handling German business, continues to expect a positive premium development in the German market for the January 2019 renewals, albeit at a somewhat more diminished pace than in 2018.
November Business Meetings (NBM) for Reinsurers
21-22 November 2018
"Novaya Ploschad" Business Center, Moscow, Russia
Organizer: The All-Russian Insurance Association (ARIA)
Media Partner: XPRIMM Publications
For details: ins-df.com
5 - 6 December 2018
Excel London, UK
Media Partner: XPRIMM Publications
For details: fintechconnect.com
IFRS 9 After Implementation In-House Training
Date, venue & schedule - chosen by the applicants
Organizer: GLC Europe
Media Partner: XPRIMM Publications
For details: glceurope.com