Insurance Roundup, August 9, 2017


Global Risk Insights

  • Significant Barriers Remain for Asia’s RCEP deal

    by Peter Hays on 2017-08-08 at 12:00India’s commerce secretary claims “enough political will [exists] to expedite the conclusion” of RCEP. Yet many barriers, both economic & political remain. The post Significant Barriers Remain for Asia’s RCEP deal appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Activist investors: More harm than good

    by Arthur Guarino on 2017-08-08 at 08:00The role of activist investors in American boardrooms has grown in recent years. But the dilemma is whether they make a positive impact on a company or do more harm than good. The post Activist investors: More harm than good appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Trump’s burn book: NAFTA negotiations will only extend Chinese influence in the Americas

    by Joanna Eva on 2017-08-07 at 12:00Trump once labelled NAFTA, “the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere”. This month, he unveiled the NAFTA negotiating agenda, providing a template for trade negotiations yet to occur with other countries – such as China, Germany, and Japan. With an emphasis on tackling tax systems and […]

  • The Week Ahead

    by Luke Iott on 2017-08-07 at 08:00Japan reworks its energy policy. Kenya goes to the polls. US and Russia meet at ASEAN summit. Brazil eyes pension reform. All in The Week Ahead. The post The Week Ahead appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Mantras but little substance: The future of the ANC

    by Kevin Knowles on 2017-08-04 at 12:00South Africa’s national policy conference closed with an ANC that has never been as divided as it is now in its 105-year old history. The post Mantras but little substance: The future of the ANC appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

Claims Journal

Insurance Journal

Asia Insurance Review

  • Australia: Top insurance execs accept need for change

    on 2017-08-09 at 20:53Insurance industry leaders in Australia until now have felt regulation would protect them from disruptive market forces, but that is no longer the case – and with protection of the sector diminishing, there is no place to hide, according to the inaugural Insurance Industry Report 2017 by TAS, a […]

  • India: Regulator says cap on expenses may be imposed eventually

    on 2017-08-09 at 20:53IRDAI Chairman TS Vijayan is urging insurers to offer cost-effective insurance policies to customers rather than focus on incentivising insurance agents with commissions and increasing profitability. […]

  • Sri Lanka: Law to be changed to exempt listing of subsidiaries of foreign insurers

    on 2017-08-09 at 20:53The Finance Ministry is proposing to amend the insurance law to exempt insurance subsidiaries of foreign firms and state-owned insurance companies from listing on the local stock market. […]

  • Global: One in six insurers have IFRS 17 implementation projects

    on 2017-08-09 at 20:53While most participants (almost 90%) in a survey on IFRS 17 are carrying out some form of IFRS activity, only a few (around 16%) have an implementation project underway at the time of producing the survey, says Milliman, global provider of actuarial and related products and services. […]

  • China: Elderly population exceeds 230 million

    on 2017-08-09 at 20:53China had more than 230.8 million people aged at least 60 at the end of 2016, 16.7% of the total population, the Ministry of Civil Affairs has announced. […]

Canadian Underwriter

  • IBAO: Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker Designation 4 – Brokerage Management

    by Samantha Chang on 2017-08-08 at 20:48CAIB is a credential that sends a bright signal to your brokerage, your clients and the broker community. It increases leadership potential and provides a powerful, lifelong network. The program was developed specifically for insurance brokers with the input and… The post IBAO: Canadian […]

  • IBAO: Getting Started in Commercial Lines (Series)

    by Samantha Chang on 2017-08-08 at 20:46Are you new to the Commercial Lines side of the business? Get the information you need to make the transition as quickly and smoothly as possible. Learn the basic foundation of Commercial risk assessment and get a good grounding in Commercial Property +… The post IBAO: Getting […]

  • IBAO: RIBO Level I Two-Week Licensing Course

    by Samantha Chang on 2017-08-08 at 20:44Gain knowledge of general insurance: habitational, auto, travel and liability coverage for individual and commercial clients. This format includes a preliminary online orientation followed by a 10 business day in-class course. The RIBO exam is written on the final day. One week […]

  • IBAO: Two-Day Review Licensing Program

    by Samantha Chang on 2017-08-08 at 20:38Review specific subject matter covered on the RIBO Level l exam. This format is for individuals who have had difficulty passing the Level l exam or have completed a self-study program and require tutoring. Doesn’t include the licensing exam – students… The post IBAO: Two-Day […]

  • IBAO: RIBO Level II Licensing Course

    by Samantha Chang on 2017-08-08 at 20:37Become a principal broker and practice without restriction. This one-week course prepares you for the Level ll (unrestricted) Management exam and has proven to be an excellent skills refresher for Principal Brokers looking to upgrade their management skills. Getting […]

Canadian Insurance Top Broker

Insurance Business Magazine – US


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