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Middle East & Africa
Maher Milad Iskander
The new Social Insurance and Pensions Law (published in the Official Gazette on 19 August 2019 as Law No. 148 of 2019) aims to grant employees of the private and public sector
The High Court has given its decision in Income Tax Appeal No. 22 of 2017 UAP Life Assurance Company Limited v. the Commissioner of Domestic Taxes,...
South Africa
Clyde & Co
The state of SOEs, entities controlled by provincial government and local municipalities in South Africa provide all the ingredients for a perfect litigation storm.
Clyde & Co
Recent press coverage has highlighted the pressures and legal challenges that directors are likely to face in 2020
Clyde & Co
Traditionally, access to micro-insurance in South Africa for lower income households has been restricted to life insurance products only,...
Clyde & Co
The South African Insurance Act, 2017 introduced on 1 July 2018 the definition of a cell captive insurer and now provides that only cell captive insurers licensed
Clyde & Co
Recent and upcoming changes in the insurance regulatory landscape will shake up traditional distribution channels in South Africa, leading to a decline in the number of traditional insurance
While employers get to enjoy the benefit of the profits resulting from the deeds of their employees, they also create the risk of harm to others through the actions of their employees...
Clyde & Co
The Financial Sector Conduct Authority ("FSCA") today published a communication on its website titled "FSCA Communication 7 of 2019 (INSURANCE)" ...
The interpretation of insurance policies is one of the most often litigated aspects of insurance law.
Often knock off products imported into the local South African market replicate well-known brands, and an analysis needs to be done to determine if the owner of the legitimate well-known ...
United Arab Emirates
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
While the overall economic slowdown and disruption in the market has had some impact on the insurance sector as well, the UAE insurance market still seems to be going strong.
Schluuter Graf & Partners
The Jebel Ali Free Zone – the biggest and oldest free zone in the United Arab Emirates – has implemented two initiatives that were previously introduced in the mainland of the Emirate of Dubai in 2018:
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The mis-selling of financial services products has affected many economies around the world where disposable income is relatively higher.
Clyde & Co
New Insurance Disputes Committees established by the UAE Insurance Authority will reshape the way in which disputed insurance claims are handled in 2020.
Clyde & Co
A joint financial services regulator, which will fundamentally change regulation of the insurance sector in the United Arab Emirates, could be established in 2020.
Clyde & Co
The life insurance sector in the UAE will change significantly in 2020 following the issue of comprehensive new life insurance regulations by the Insurance Authority
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The United Arab Emirates' life insurance market is set for radical change in 2020 with the implementation of the "New Life Insurance and Family Takaful Regulations"
Clyde & Co
The language requirements for insurance policy documentation to be issued in (English or Arabic, or both)
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
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,
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