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Global Reinsurance A Great Learning Tool For Middle East Markets
The Middle East currently places much of its capacity through the global reinsurance markets, where much of the risk is ceded out to these markets, according to Mr Simon Isgar,
United Arab Emirates
3 Sep 2019
Are You Complying Or Not?
Dubai Executive Council issued Executive Council Resolution No (7) of 2016 (Resolution) pertaining to fees and fines pursuant to Health Insurance Law
United Arab Emirates
1 Jul 2019
Bancassurance Regulations In The GCC
Insurance distribution in the Middle East has traditionally been procured through the insurance intermediary markets, such as brokers and insurance agents despite the fast-growing alternative distribution channels available to insurance providers.
United Arab Emirates
27 May 2019
Mandatory Health Insurance Is On Its Way
Resolution No 34/2019 – For the Issue of Unified Healthcare Insurance Policy Form
29 Apr 2019
Global Healthcare Providers Brace For New UAE Data Privacy Law
The law, which broadly mirrors the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, would help safeguard patient data while increasing the compliance burden on providers, insurers
United Arab Emirates
23 Apr 2019
IFRS 17 & UAE Regulatory Landscape
Insurance Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) 17 represents a new and unprecedented international reporting and disclosure regime for the insurance industry.
United Arab Emirates
9 Apr 2019
UAE Legal Update – Regulatory Alert (2) Healthcare & Data Privacy
Healthcare Federal Law No.2 of 2019 – Using IT and Telecommunications in the Healthcare Sector" We now set out further details of the Law in this Regulatory Alert (2).
United Arab Emirates
28 Mar 2019
UAE's Draft Life Insurance Regulations – What You Can Expect
On 14 November 2016, the UAE Insurance Authority issued Circular No. 33 of 2016 as the first draft of the Regulations for Life Insurance and Family Takaful Business...
United Arab Emirates
14 Mar 2019
Regulatory Alert: UAE Insurance Authority Issues List Of Administrative Fines
The UAE Insurance Authority (‘IA') has now promulgated and issued the ‘Cabinet Resolution No 7 of 2019 Concerning the Administrative Fines Imposed by the Insurance Authority' (‘the Resolution'),
United Arab Emirates
28 Feb 2019
New Insurance Law Opens Up Opportunities
The new insurance law has made it easier for insurers to issue policies in a foreign language, thus expanding their business opportunities, but there are downsides when it comes to insurance disputes...
United Arab Emirates
10 Jan 2019
Insurance Distribution In Europe & Wider Implications For The Middle East
Effective as at 1st October 2018 (today!), the Insurance Distribution Directive ((EU) 2016/97) (IDD) [1], (Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD)) and its statutory provisions will apply to all EU...
European Union
3 Oct 2018
Brexit, Market Access & The DIFC
Brexit was a decision that shook the financial world.
United Arab Emirates
13 Sep 2018
In Better Health
Recent legislative changes in Dubai have been put in place to change the scope and way in which health is regulated, products are licensed and priced and the health care insurance schemes in the Emirate are run.
United Arab Emirates
9 Jul 2018
Major Changes To Bancassurance Under New IA Instructions.
On May 23rd, 2018, the United Arab Emirates ("UAE") Insurance Authority ("IA") issued Decision No. (13) of 2018 regulating bancassurance, or insurance policy marketing ...
United Arab Emirates
12 Jun 2018
UAE: Insurance & Reinsurance
This country-specific Q&A gives a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of insurance & reinsurance law in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
United Arab Emirates
7 Jun 2018
New Insurance Authority Regulation To Impact Insurance Consultants
Published on May 20th, 2018, Decision No. (12) of 2018 issued by the United Arab Emirates ("UAE") Insurance Authority regulates the licensing and registration of insurance consultants and organizes their operations.
United Arab Emirates
31 May 2018
The Impact Of Dubai Fires: Fire Damage And Tenant's Insurance – What Every Landlord & Tenant Needs To Know
The recent Zen Tower fire in Dubai Marina is the just the latest in a spate of high profile tower fires to sweep the city in recent years – Tamweel Tower in JLT ...
United Arab Emirates
16 May 2018
Insurance & Reinsurance 2018 Legal Guide
We are happy to announce the collaboration between BSA and International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG) on the ICLG Insurance & Reinsurance Legal Guide for the year 2018.
United Arab Emirates
26 Mar 2018
New VAT Implications Impacting The Region – Key Measures To Consider For Insurers In The GCC
Value Added Tax (VAT) is set to make its debut in the GCC in 2018, regardless of the VAT rate being one of the lowest VAT rates across the globe; its introduction will provide an alternative source of revenue for GC governments and contribute towards regional development.
United Arab Emirates
5 Dec 2017
Run-Off: Why It Matters
While there is no clear agreement on the exact definition of run-off in the insurance context, it is generally taken to mean one of two things.
United Arab Emirates
28 Nov 2017
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