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Don’t miss the International Conference on Insurance Claims, on 29 May

Which part of the insurers' activities is more important when customers need to assess the quality of services they receive? Doubtless, the settlement of claims seems the correct answer. The International Conference on Insurance Claims, to take place in Bucharest, on 29 May will address the main aspects related to claims management processes.

AM Best's CEE Insurance Market Briefing – Vienna: from how to “read” a rating to how to “get” a rating

How trustful is a potential business partner? Who certifies its trustfulness, its creditworthiness? Ratings are the first check point when deciding whether to do business with an entity. Join the AM Best's CEE Insurance Market Briefing Vienna, on 17 April, not only to take the pulse of the fast-evolving challenges in the insurance field, but also to find out more about the rating building blocks, the meanings behind the assigned ratings.

ESG IN INSURANCE Conference: in focus, reinsurance under the ESG framework

“The global reinsurance industry has struggled to source, develop, and trade in ESG transactions. From concerns about being too far from the risk to influence the behavior of insureds to questions about the cost of green transactions, the result has been an industry commitment to ESG that has largely fallen flat”, explains Tom Johansmeyer, Global Head of Index Classes, Inver Re.

AM Best's CEE Insurance Market Briefing – Vienna: Navigating Geopolitical & Emerging Risks

Less than 4 weeks to go! Register now and join market participants from across the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) insurance markets at AM Best's CEE Insurance Market Briefing - Vienna on Wednesday, 17th April 2024.

Insurers are in the business of risk, but the risk landscape constantly changes. Around ten to fifteen years ago, there was a degree of stability globally, with less anguish about the economic,
environmental and geopolitical forces at play. In the recent five to ten years there have been frequent natural catastrophes, pandemics, supply chain breakdowns, heightened inflation and interest rate rises, that are forcing industry participants to consider whether we are in a Poly/Permacrisis, and how to manage it.

FIAR 2024: don’t miss the 25th edition of the most important CEE spring event in the re/insurance field

With a new team at the helm at the market authority, several upgrades of the regulatory framework under way and market players’ strong willingness to improve the market environment, the Romanian insurance field is a business area worth exploring. The 25th edition of FIAR – the International Insurance-Reinsurance Forum provides the ideal platform to meet these opportunities.

The event will take place in Bucharest, at the Sheraton Hotel, on 26-28 May.

The Forum will host four conferences that will address the most challenging issues in the current insurance landscape in a total of four conferences:

27 May

AM Best’s CEE Insurance Market Briefing – Vienna: register now and find out how to navigate the increased uncertainty

In the current economy, one certainty prevails: uncertainty. Everything remains subject to change at any moment, often unfolding in the most unexpected ways. Crisis after crisis, the world appears to endure a perpetual state of uncertainty and upheaval. AM Best’s CEE Insurance Market Briefing – Vienna on Wednesday, 17th April 2024 will investigate the ways of dealing with this status of permacrisis.

ESG IN INSURANCE Conference: confronting viewpoints on the regulatory and supervisory framework. Last 10 days to benefit from the Early Bird fee!

ESG risks remain at a medium level, insurers’ median exposure towards climate-relevant assets hovers around 3.3% of total assets, while their investments in green bonds are steady at around 7% of total green bonds outstanding, the latest Insurance Risk Dashboard published by EIOPA shows. The ESG IN INSURANCE Conference to be held in Vienna, on 16 April, will touch several aspects of ESG risks for insurers, but also of the way insurers are relevant for increasing society’s resilience overall.

Registration opened for the AM Best's CEE Insurance Market Briefing – Vienna

Insurers are in the business of risk, but the risk landscape constantly changes, is the premise from which started the design of the forthcoming AM Best's CEE Insurance Market Briefing – Vienna, under the titles “Navigating geopolitical and emerging risks”. The event will place on 17 April, at the Vienna Marriott Hotel, with the support of XPRIMM.

IIFC Day 2: Lessons learned from the Kahramanmarash earthquale may shape the future of Nat Cat insurance in Türkiye

The second day of the International Insurance Fair and Congress in Antalya hosted several panels of discussions. Panelists discussed the role of insurance intermediaries and technology in the overall development of the market. Disaster insurance and the role of urbanization in facing the impact of climate change made another line of debates. The second day also hosted a panel dedicated to insurance markets in the Eurasian region.

IIFC Day 2 – There is no insurance without distribution channels

The second day of the 2nd International Insurance Fair began with a panel titled "The Role of Intermediaries in the Future," emphasizing the significance of agents and brokers in the industry and underscoring that a future without intermediaries is not plausible.

IIFC Day 1: Fair competition is a key element for market development

The “Leadership Role of Companies in the Future” panel was chaired by the NTV Journalist Noyan Doğan. Panelists discussed about the perspectives of the insurance sector for the next decades, touching topics as the sustainable competition, long-term structuring of the sector, challenges and opportunities, role and impact of distribution agents etc. The contributors to the panek were Yavuz ÖLKEN, General Manager, AXA; Şenol ORTAÇ, General Manager, Hepiyi Sigorta; Murat ŞİŞLİ, General Manager, CORPUS and Doç. Dr. Özgür AKPINAR.

IIFC Day 2: Insurance can contribute to creating cities that can withstand all types of natural disasters

The second day of the International Insurance Fair and Congress hosted a panel titled "The Role of Urban Transformation in Disaster Management". During the panel moderated by SEDDK Vice President Mehmet VERIM, top TSB representatives Ahmet YAŞAR, Vice President and Atilla Oksay, Deputy General Manager, as well as KENTHAŞ General Manager Özcan BIÇER and Assoc. Prof. from Marmara University. Dr. Özgür AKPINAR shared their views on the way urban transformation should consider all issues related to disaster management and mitigation.

IIFC Day1: Success can be achieved only with technology and humans working together

The main topics of the Sustainable Insurance in the Future panel moderated by Mrs. Dilek SAKALLIOĞLU, Vice President, SEDDK were digitalization and technology, strong capital, customer satisfaction, data-based business management, education and employment, climate and environment. The panel’s discussions were joined by Ceyhan HANCIOĞLU, General Manager, MAGDEBURGER; Fahri UĞUR, CEO, SOMPO; Firuzan İŞCAN, General Manager, HDI and Prof. Dr. Erdem KIRKBEŞOĞLU, Başkent University, Insurance and Risk Management Department.

IIFC Day 1 - The insurance industry and its professionals have an instrumental role and facing the new and evolving risk landscape

Welcoming the professionals gathered at the International Insurance Fair and Congress’ second edition, İbrahim Temiz, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the organizing body, underscored the fair's pivotal role as a significant platform for all industry stakeholders. To illustrate the accuracy of this statement, the inaugural addresses delivered by Hakan Ülgen, President of the TOBB Aydın Chamber of Commerce, and Davut Menteş, the newly appointed President and ex Deputy Chairman of SEDDK (the Insurance and Private Pension Regulation and Supervision Agency) addressed the role of the market bodies in the insurance market’s development and pledged continued collaboration with all stakeholders and a commitment to contribute sensibly to the sector and the nation.

International Insurance Fair and Congress – first day recap

Today started in Antalya the second edition of the International Insurance Fair and Congress, an event aiming to bring together the professionals of the sector, increasing their cooperation and increasing the insurance penetration rate (insurance rate) in the society. XPRIMM supports the event as Media Partner.

Tuesday, in Chisinau: Insurance Conference of Moldova

The 2023 edition of the Insurance Conference of the Republic of Moldova will take place on Tuesday, 17 October, in Chisinau. Organized by XPRIMM, the event benefits from the official support of the National Bureau of Motor Insurers of Moldova and CNPF – the National Commission for Financial Markets.

Insurance Conference of Moldova announced for 17 October, in Chisinau

The 2023 edition of the Insurance Conference of the Republic of Moldova will take place on 17 October, in Chisinau. Organized by XPRIMM, the event benefit from the official support of the National Bureau of Motor Insurers of Moldova and CNPF – the National Commission for Financial Markets.

FIAR 2023 - Be part of the crossing of a milestone

With legislation changes ahead and two recent big bankruptcies as a heritage of the last years, the Romanian insurance market is going through a reset moment, going back to reinvent itself on new basis, striving to rebuild customers trust and developing business on better, more sustainable basis. The four conferences of the International Insurance-Reinsurance Forum, FIAR 2023 will analyze the current situation and the market perspectives, inventorying the opportunities for future development.

FIAR 2023: How long until #telematics will dominate motor insurance?

"While one of the truly challenging aspects is how to know your client, technology helps insurers a lot when it comes to assessing a driver's risk," says Boguslaw SKUZA, Managing Director, Global Business Development, uAvionics Technologies Ltd Poland, adding that to make thing work well on long term, "it is also very important for the apps you create to be well integrated with the fast-evolving mobile phones."

ONLY 2 WEEKS UNTIL GIIC 2023. Book your seat now!

Tbilisi will host on 4 May the 2023 edition of the International Insurance Conference of Georgia, an event organized at the initiative of the State Insurance Supervision Service of Georgia and with the logistical support of XPRIMM. The Conference will provide for a comprehensive analysis of the current status of the Georgian market, as well as its development perspectives and strategic steps towards a mature, highly professionalized market.

One month to the International Insurance Conference of Georgia; Register now!

The third edition of the International Insurance Conference of Georgia will take place on 4 and 5 May 2023, in Tbilisi. Organized at the initiative of the State Insurance Supervision Service of Georgia and with the logistical support of XPRIMM, the event will be hosted by the Republic Center and will address some of the most important topics concerning the Georgian insurance market.

MOTOR INSURANCE CONFERENCE - Reshaping motor insurance business

How can insurers deal with the current challenges in the motor insurance business and what should they expect from the future, the new capabilities brought by technology and the changing mobility options? Some answers will come today in Vienna, at the Motor Insurance Conference organized by XPRIMM. BAAR is the conference's Official Partner, while RECREX and HELLAS Direct are supporting the conference as partners.

ESG IN INSURANCE Conference, Vienna

Today takes place in Vienna, at the historic Bristol Hotel, the first ESG IN INSURANCE Conference. Organized by XPRIMM, and with Vienna Insurance Group as Official Partner, the event benfitted also from the support of the Turkish IUC Group.

FIAR 2023 - AM Best presents the reinsurance market trends

The 2023 edition of FIAR - The International Insurance-Reinsurance Forum will be held at the Sheraton Hotel, in Bucharest, between 14-16 May. The Forum's 24th edition will host four conferences and multiple networking opportunities.

MOTOR INSURANCE Conference: Preparing for the future of mobility

If electrification of vehicles, connected and autonomous vehicles, as well as regarding MaaS (Mobility as a Service) are reshaping the core aspects of mobility, the insurance industry needs to follow the trends and also seize the benefits of the mobility revolution happening around us.

SAVE THE DATE: Croatian Insurance Days 2023, 3rd - 5th May

The 2023 edition of the year the Croatian Insurance Days Conference will take place between 3 and 5 May, in Opatija, at AmadriaPark Grand Hotel 4 Opatijska Cvijeta. XPRIMM Publications are once again supporting the conference as Media Partner.

ESG IN INSURANCE Conference: the agenda is online

In less than two weeks, on 4 April, Hotel Bristol in Vienna will host the first edition of the ESG IN INSURANCE Conference. Organized in partnership with Vienna Insurance Group and with the support of IUC Group, the event will provide an encompassing review of the impact that incorporating ESG goals may have on insurers' business.

ESG IN INSURANCE Conference: how are CEE insurance groups approach sustainability goals?

Answering to the ESG IN INSURANCE Conference goal of exploring different approaches to building an effective ESG strategy, Nina KELEMEN, CFA, Sustainability Manager for Zavarovalnica Triglav, the mother company of one of the most important groups in the CEE will present Slovenian's strategic sustainability journey as well as the Group's opinion on the challenges raised by the implementation of ESG regulation.

MOTOR INSURANCE Conference: a view from Ledgertech on the changing motor insurance landscape

Motor insurance is a rapidly changing landscape. Changing mobility options, accompanied by fast developing digital technologies and, why not, a bright new vision on the way motor insurers should serve their clients are opening a broad range of possibilities that will be explored at IIF 2023 - MOTOR INSURANCE Conference - "Reshaping motor insurance business", on 5 April, in Vienna.

SAVE THE DATE: ESG in Insurance Conference, Vienna, 4 April

Vienna will host, on 4 April, the first ESG in Insurance Conference organized within the IIF - The International Insurance Forum framework, in 2023. Vienna Insurance Group is the Official Partner of the event, its CEO, Mrs. Elisabeth Stadler giving a Keynote Speech.

Get the latest XPRIMM Insurance Report CEE, SEE & ex-USSR for 1H2022 in Baden Baden

Except for Poland, all CEE markets saw a positive dynamic, in many cases at double-digit rates in the first half 2022. While confronted with a new economic crisis at a time when everybody was only hoping for recovery, the region's insurers managed push forward their business and overcome challenges, the XPRIMM Insurance Report CEE, SEE & ex-USSR for 1H2022 shows.

XPRIMM's Insurance Profile Georgia FY2021 & 1H2022 - on the Baden Baden stands

In 2021, GWP by Georgian insurers increased by 16% to ~EUR 220 million, but insurers' profitability stalled, mostly because of the increasing claims expenses and local currency exchange rate's oscillations throughout the year, XPRIMM's Insurance Profile Georgia FY2021 & 1H2022 shows. The report will be available in Baden-Baden.

XPRIMM announces four editorial premieres for the Baden-Baden Reinsurance Meeting

XPRIMM Team has prepared for the Baden-Baden Reinsurance Meeting four editorial premieres that will meet their first readers between 23 to 26 October 2022, when the team will be attending the event looking forward to meeting partners, colleagues and friends at one of the most important events in the international reinsurance calendar.

DOES INSURANCE STILL MATTER? First Annual Conference of EERIA answered YES

The First Annual Conference of the Eastern European Risk and Insurance Association (EERIA) tool place on 16 September, bringing together renowned and high-level keynote speakers and panelists from academia, regulatory bodies, and insurance industry, as well as experienced and young researchers to discuss on various topics.

LIVE: 12th Insurance Europe International Conference

The 12th edition of Insurance Europe's International Conference organized under the titles of "CLOSING THE GAP: Protection for all" takes place today in Prague, at the Zofin Palace. XPRIMM is supporting the conference as Media Partner.

FIAR 2022: The Health Insurance Conference

What can Romania learn from the European health models? What is the current situation of the health insurance market in Romania and which are the opportunities and challenges on this segment?

FIAR 2022 - The Insurance Brokerage Conference

The current landscape of insurance distribution in Romania and the CEE, the challenges and perspectives of the market, as well as the best solutions for answering the customers' needs are just a few of the topics analyzed during the Insurance Brokerage Conference, taking place at FIAR 2022 - The International Insurance-Reinsurance Forum.

FIAR 2022: The Motor Insurance Conference

The Motor Insurance Conference, organized during FIAR 2022 - The International Insurance-Reinsurance Forum focused on challenges, opportunities and the current context of the motor insurance segment at international and national levels.

FIAR 2022: The Insurance Market Trends Conference

The "Insurance Market Trends" conference, taking place on Monday, 23 May during FIAR 2022, focused on the main trends, challenges and opportunities on the national, regional and international insurance markets.

IIF2022: One week to the Insurance in the DIGITAL World Conference! Register now!

Professionals from insurance industry will gather on 24 February in a virtual format at the 2022 edition of the Insurance in the DIGITAL World Conference in order to discuss about digitalization's current and future contribution to the insurance industry's development, as well as about the industry's capacity to help businesses cope with cyber risks.

Insurance in the DIGITAL World Conference will follow the latest trends in the industry and will touch the following topics:

Swiss Re, Movingdots, Amodo, on the credits of the Motor Insurance Conference on 20 April

New mobility is challenging, requiring in fact insurers to understand and adapt to an entire new environment. While these challenges are already here, the CEE markets are still confronted with ageing fleets and persisting old purchasing habits. Overall, technology needs to support the entire complexity of a motor insurance landscape with extreme differences. Top professionals representing Swiss Re, Movingdots and Amodo will share their views at the Motor Insurance Conference on 20 April.

Swiss Re and Movingdots speakers confirmed for the Motor Insurance Conference on 20 April

The technological innovations of the past few decades have radically changed our lives, helping - among other -, insurers to partner their customers is applying the paradigm "prevention is better than cure". How this reality works in the field of motor insurance will make one of the main topics at the forthcoming Motor Insurance Conference, on 20 April.

Findings of the World Bank's study on the macro-fiscal impacts of earthquakes and floods in the EU presented in premiere at the Property Insurance Conference, on 22 April

Several major earthquakes hit areas of the Central and Southeastern Europe in 2019 and 2020, impacting in particular Albania, Croatia and Turkey. Beside the economic and social shock, these events has shown once again the dimensions of the insurance protection gap in the region, a topic that will come under debate at the Property Insurance Conference, on 22 April.

First online conference of the insurance market in Romania

In the context created by the COVID-19 outbreak, XPRIMM organized today the first online conference of the insurance market in Romania, under the titles "INSURANCE, PANDEMIC, ECONOMY - Intelligent Solutions Born of the Crisis", putting under review the solutions found by companies to cope with the social distancing measures, as well as of the impact on the insurance industry's business results.

FIAR 2020 moves to Bucharest

FIAR - The International Insurance-Reinsurance Forum, to be held in Romania on 24-26 May, relocates for 2020 in Bucharest, to ease access and logistic issues for its traditional attendees.

IIF2020 conferences in Vienna postponed for November

The two conferences scheduled for April 6/7 in Vienna by the 2020 edition of IIF International Insurance Forum were postponed for November 9/10. Registered attendees are kindly required to confirm their participation for the new dates.

Conclusions: IIF 2019 - MOTOR INSURANCE - the innovation challenge

Technology driven trends in the motor insurance field and technological approaches to meet future challenges were just a few of the topics analyzed during "IIF 2019 - MOTOR INSURANCE - the innovation challenge", which took place on Monday, 8 April, in Vienna, Austria.

Conclusions: TBILISI - the first Georgian International Insurance Conference

The first Georgian International Insurance Conference took place on 14 March 2019. The event put under scrutiny the current status and the future development perspectives of the local market, in an attempt of identifying the main growth opportunities. The forthcoming launch of the mandatory MTPL system was the most important topic on the agenda, as this new line of business has the potential to provide for a significant growth, but also to become a market disruptor.

FIAR 2019: Register before 28 February and save EUR 400 of the attendance fee

To the satisfaction of its traditional guests, FIAR returns in 2019 to its historical hometown, Sinaia. The forthcoming edition will benefit from the comfort and professional facilities of a new venue, the Conference Center of the International Hotel ****, located in the heart of the beautiful mountain resort. Registration is opened at a significantly discounted early bird rate until 28 February.

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.

HOEPKE, Munich Re: I expect at least a stable renewal round in 2019

After severe storm damage in Japan and the United States, Munich Re is looking with a little more optimism to the next renewal season. "I expect at least a stable renewal round in 2019," Board member Doris HOEPKE said in Baden-Baden. Until recently the reinsurer's expectations were leaning towards a stagnant season.

Five new XPRIMM insurance reports on the Baden Baden stands

Five new titles are available this year on the XPRIMM Baden-Baden press stands opened in the Kurhaus Casino and in Baden Baden main locations, presenting the latest statistical data and comprehensive analysis for the CEE, SEE and CIS insurance markets.

Croatian Insurance Days 2018 - Registration opened online

The 2018 edition of the "Croatian Insurance Days" will be held in Opatija, Croatia, on November 7-9, 2018. Organized by the Croatian Insurance Bureau, with the support of the Croatian Ministry of Finance, the conference will have, as usual, a rich and very informative program, also providing for extended networking opportunities.

ICAR Forum 2018: Main conclusions

The 15th edition of ICAR - The International Catastrophic Risks Forum, taking place in Bucharest, Romania, on 9 October, touches issues of paramount concern.

The 10th International Istanbul Insurance Conference started today

In emerging markets like Turkey, there can be a significant difference between insured and total insurable losses.
Focusing on closing the protection gap, the 10th International Istanbul Insurance Conference gathers in Istanbul, between the 4th and the 5th of October 2018, well-known speakers from Turkish and the global insurance & reinsurance markets.

LIVE: 1st National Reinsurers Summit in Moscow: focus on global cooperation

Today has started in Moscow the 1st National Reinsurers Summit "National Reinsurers: Focus on global cooperation". Organized by the Russian National Reinsurance Company (RNRC) with the support of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, the conference has the insurance portal as Media Partner.

LIVE from Monte Carlo: The 62nd edition of the "Rendez-Vous de Septembre"

The 62nd edition of the "Rendez-Vous de Septembre", the annual traditional meeting of reinsurers starts Sunday in Monte Carlo. XPRIMM Publications covering the CEE, SEE and CIS insurance markets are available at the XPRIMM stand in Fairmont Hotel, as well as at the most important venues in Monte Carlo.

AIR launches severe thunderstorm model

Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide released a new severe thunderstorm model for Europe. Together with AIR's Extratropical Cyclone Model for Europe and European flood models, this new model now allows for a comprehensive assessment of atmospheric risk in this region.

Munich Re - Cyber Insurance Market - 9 billion USD in 2020

"Cyber risks are one of the biggest threats to the networked economy. Munich Re is making highly targeted investments in know-how and development of networks in order to continually improve its services and insurance products," Torsten Jeworrek, Member of Munich Re's Board of Management, stated during RVS 2018

AON recommends the pools to be more flexible

"As the world economy struggles to produce strong sustainable growth, and with the rising pressure on governments to increase public spending on welfare and services, there has never been a more important time for the re/insurance industry to step back and provide solutions to reduce the insurance protection gap", according to AON's Global Insurance Market.

LIVE: IIS Global Insurance Forum 2018 / Day2

The works of the Global Insurance Forum continued today in Berlin, Germany. Providing security for ageing populations in health care and pensions terms, as well as innovation and InsurTech or innovative strategies for the future development of the industry are on the today's agenda.

IIS Global Insurance Forum 2018 / Day1: The innovation transformation of insurance

We have gathered the representatives of all stakeholders in the insurance industry from more than 50 countries to enhance exchanging ideas and offer solutions to international community about new technologies and to share knowledge, stated Mike MORRISSEY, President and CEO, International Insurance Society at the annual edition of the Global Insurance Forum.

5th Annual Insurance Business Forum "Challenges of the Year 2018"

will take place on September 17-21, 2018 in Sochi
The upcoming Forum, supported by the All-Russian Union of Insurers (ARIA), will logically continue a detailed discussion of the most pressing issues previously raised at ARIA events in 2018: Insurance and Reinsurance International Congress in Moscow and Insurance International Conference in St. Petersburg.

FIAR 2018 - Motor Insurance Conference (I & II): with the right use of technoloogy, clients' expectations and MTPL insurer's profitability may go hand in hand

The first and second parts of the Motor Insurance Conference taking place at FIAR 2018 focused on the new MTPL Law in Romania and the way it changed the market after almost 1 year of implementation, as well as the consequences of the new legislative framework and the operational challenges this brings, but also the most suitable solutions for balancing regulation, insurers' appetites and customer expectations on the MTPL market.

FIAR 2018: Brokers' Conference (II): digitization and technology are needed for efficient operations, but will not replace the human touch in consultancy

The second part of the Brokers' Conference taking place at FIAR 2018 analyzed the impact of European Union's legislative overhaul - IDD & GDPR -, also bringing into debate study cases and real-life scenarios of what the brokers face on the market, and, last but not least, trying to see whether digitization and InsurTech could truly lead to disintermediation.

INSURANCE IN A DIGITAL WORLD Conference: capacity, consistency and culture are the three key success factors in the digital transformation of insurers

The INSURANCE IN A DIGITAL WORLD Conference, taking place at FIAR 2018, brought into debate the impact of digitization on the insurance industry. The first part of the conference focused on risks & opportunities of digitalization for both industry and consumers, as well as case studies and best practices: BigData & IoT, BlockChain, Peer-to-Peer, and AI.

Insurance Market Trends Conference (II): GDPR and IDD, European regulations affecting all business lines, as well as the compliance with the Solvency II framework, are the main challenges ahead for the Romanian market

During the second part of the Insurance Market Trends Conference, taking place at FIAR 2018, the debates focused on the current situation in Romania and the sustainable development for a growing and stable insurance market, as well as the challenges and opportunities for the local insurers.

Why should you participate at FIAR 2018?

With an exclusive list of professional speakers, 7 conferences and workshops analyzing current trends and issues on the re/insurance markets, as well as hundreds of bilateral meetings and networking opportunities, FIAR 2018 represents a key event on the business agenda.

What re/insurance professionals are already on FIAR 2018's list of speakers?

Specialists from ICMIF - International Cooperative Mutual Insurance Federation and PensionsEurope, representatives of national insurance associations from Austria and Turkey, as well as professionals representing SWISS Re, GEN Re and AUDATEX are just a few of the speakers who have already confirmed their presence at FIAR 2018 - The International Insurance-Reinsurance Forum.

LIVE: Moscow, Russia: The XXII International Reinsurance Conference

The XXII International Reinsurance Conference has started today in Moscow, organized by Delovoy Format, with the support of the Russian Insurers Association. XPRIMM, the traditional Media Partner of the conference, has launched on the occasion the latest edition of its Insurance Profile Russia, providing for 2017 insurance statistical data.

The 4th edition of the European Consumer Protection Conference: Main conclusions

The European Consumer Protection Conference, taking place on Thursday, 22 March, in Prague, brought into debate the consumer environment in the current European regulatory and economic landscape, the upcoming legislative changes that will benefit consumers and users of insurance and private pension products, as well as digitalization and the impact of technological advances in the field of financial services.

"Insurance and Pensions reloaded" - the 7th EIOPA Annual Conference

The 7th EIOPA Annual Conference takes place today in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. A review of the current supervisory covergence issues and of the prospects of the Pan European Personal Pension Product are on the event's agenda, together with analyzing the ways in which regulation may enable innovation.

"IIF2017 - Insurance in the DIGITAL World" Conference took place in Vienna

"IIF2017 - Insurance in the DIGITAL World" conference brought together in Vienna well-known insurance professionals from all over the world who analyzed the latest digital trends in the industry, taking into account the fast digitalization of the financial services providers' world, in particular in the insurance field, which is creating both huge opportunities and strong challenges for the players.

Croatian Insurance Days Live

On 9 November has started in Opatija, Croatia, the 2017 edition of the Croatian Insurance Days Conference, the traditional meeting of the Croatian insurance top professionals with their European peers. XPRIMM Publications are supporting the event as Media Partners.

The 2017 Baden Baden Meeting: Short recap

The Baden-Baden meeting, one of the key events in the reinsurance calendar, has just set the final point of this year's edition. XPRIMM Publications have reported from the meeting's premises. Let's recap!

Baden Baden Headlines 3: CEE insurance markets are attractive for reinsurers

Central and Eastern Europe insurance markets are an important source of business for Lloyds, total premium income from this region increasing by EUR 64 million since 2010, pointed out the Lloyd's representative in a seminar dedicated to CEE insurance markets: "We are seeing strong growth from Czech Rep, Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine. At the same time are some contractions from Russia, Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary due to challenging trading conditions as political implications and other sanctions".

Baden Baden Headlines 2: cyber insurance market set to grow under regulatory presure; nat cat events more frequent, but losses per event are decreasing

Asian insurance market, especially the Indian market - are considered to be "the new El-Dorado" of the global re/insurance market, with rapidly expanding markets and an dynamic environment: "Indian P&C re/insurance markets are expected to grow at a pace of 15% per annum", according  to Victor PEIGNET, CEO, Global P&C, SCOR SE. The French -based reinsurer setted-up its Indian branch in 2016, after the authorisation from the local market authority - IRDAI. India's re/insurance market has become more attractive for global companies following the relaxation of regulatory requirements, and lately, "big names" in the industry entered the market by opening branches: GEN Re, SCOR, Lloyd's of London, MUNICH Re, SWISS Re, Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), HANNOVER Re, XL Catlin and others.

BB Headlines: Rates are settled to increase following Q3 events

The main effect after the Q3 nat cat bill of over USD 100 billion: Global reinsures said - the "discounts and reductions in tariffs era" especially in European reinsurance market for the January 2018 renewals, will come to end. At the same time, some reinsurers might disappear and there are likely to be more mergers, acquisitions and run-offs processes.

Baden-Baden Reinsurance Symposium: the industry-wide impact of disruption

"In our business we are more than used to disruptions [...] But the pace of disruption has been amplified by new sources of data and by the increase in the power to collate this data", James NASH, the President, International of GUY Carpenter stated during his opening address at the Reinsurance Symposium in Baden-Baden on 22 October.

The 9th International Istanbul Insurance Conference started today in Istanbul

In emerging markets like Turkey, there can be a significant difference between the insured and total insurable losses. Parametric insurance is a smart way to close this protection gap. While the traditional products cover an insured loss, parametric products provide financial protection for various expenses from financial liabilities to contingent loss of profit which, in return, decreases the economic loss burden following a CAT event.

61st "Rendez-Vous de Septembre" ends today in Monte Carlo: review

The 61st edition of the "Rendez-Vous de Septembre", the annual traditional meeting of reinsurers ends today in Monte Carlo. The Nat Cat insurance protection gap, as well as the global insurance market readiness to deal with the increasing complexity of the cyber risks were among the most debated topics.

MONTE CARLO: Live news from the "Rendez-Vous de Septembre"

The 61st edition of the "Rendez-Vous de Septembre", the annual traditional meeting of reinsurers has started yesterday in Monte Carlo. XPRIMM publications on the CEE, SEE and CIS insurance markets are available at the XPRIMM stand in Fairmont Hotel as well as at the other event's venues.

RVS Live: Swiss Re, the largest reinsurer in 2016

Swiss Re has surpassed Munich Re as the world's largest reinsurer (from the reinsurance gross premiums written -GPW - in 2016), a position that it has not held since 2009, according to the AM Best rankings presented in Monte Carlo.

RVS Live: Silent cyber" exposure, a growing concern for insurers

Almost 50% of the industry practitioners consider the risk of "silent cyber" exposure—potential cyber-related losses due to silent coverage from insurance policies not specifically designed to cover cyber risk—as growing over the coming year, according to a study of Willis Re, presented during a press conference in Monte Carlo.

RVS Live: AON Benfield: the reinsurance industry is well capitalized

The Reinsurance industry is well capitalized with 605 billion as of end of June 2017, 2% up from the end of 2016. But sustained growth in reinsurance demand is dependent upon increasing the relevance of insurance to the global economy, according to the Reinsurance Market Outlook report launched by AON Benfield during the Rendez-vous de Septembre in Monte Carlo.

RVS Live: CEE to get new cat models in 2018

AIR Worldwide will launch in 2018 a severe thunderstorm model for Central and Eastern Europe, according to Dr. Milan SIMIC, EVP and Managing Director, Global Business Development Insurance Solutions of VERISK Analytics. The model will cover Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Slovenia. 

VIDEO: GIF 2017, LONDON: HRH The Prince of Wales welcome address

"Insurers have to play an important part not only in managing current risks, but also in modelling the future by contributing to a better understanding of risks, to closing the insurance gap and setting an example of responsible investment policy," HRH The Prince of Wales said in his welcome address at GIF 2017.

Insurance NEXT'UA 2017 to force digitization in Ukrainian insurance industry

Ukrainian Federation on Insurance and the digital economy and fintech focused Future magazine with the support of the German (GDV), the Austrian Association of Insurers(VVO) and the League of Insurance Organizations of Ukraine held the first edition of the Insurance NEXT'UA 2017 in Ukraine Conference. The event was dedicated to the preconditions for digital changes in the insurance market of Ukraine and the world.

The 20th edition of FIAR: A new location, conferences & workshops held by international specialists, hundreds of bilateral meetings

Taking place between May 21 and May 25, in a new location - Poiana Brasov in Romania - the 20th edition of the International Insurance-Reinsurance Forum - FIAR gathers well-known specialists representing over 125 international companies and offers its participants the chance to join specialized conferences and workshops analyzing the latest trends in the insurance, reinsurance and brokerage fields, as well to participate at networking events and bilateral meetings which will enable them to discover new business opportunities and to gather valuable insights and experience.