June 26, 2017

Middle East Views

Oman achieves 3% growth in premiums

Insurance companies in Oman have achieved three percent growth in gross direct premiums at OMR134.7 million in the first quarter of 2017, against OMR131 million for the same period during...

25% health claims ‘fraudulent’

Identity thefts and other fraudulent practices are the main reasons for heavy losses suffered by health insurance companies. This has resulted in insurance companies rejecting about 25 percent of claims...


Commoditisation & Retention of regional reinsurance

David Anthony looks at some of the factors that are giving rise to accusations of ‘commoditised’ reinsurance in the MENA region. It...

The Changing Face of Life Insurance in the UAE

Peter Hodgins and Tom Bicknell review the changes in the insurance industry impacted by the upcoming regulatory activity in the market. Ostensibly...


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