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Mayer Brown
The concept of insurable interest has been in place for a few hundred years.
Timothy Loh
The IA approach to enforcement action and an overview of the IA powers of investigation and discipline.
Mayer Brown
Premium financing is a popular way to fund the purchase of long term insurance, particularly in the Hong Kong insurance industry. On 1 April 2022, the Insurance Authority (IA) issued a...
Walkers
In 2022 we expect to see an increase in the use of Master Trust structures in premium insurance financing. The Master Trust structure was historically set up as a quick way for high net worth...
Mayer Brown
Important implications for the Hong Kong insurance industry as well as non-insurance entities collaborating with insurers arise from the latest explanatory note (Explanatory Note)...
Mayer Brown
Premium financing (PF) is a financing arrangement whereby a customer takes out a loan to pay the premium for an insurance policy.
Timothy Loh
This Guideline explains how the Insurance Authority exercises its discretion to authorize special purpose insurers.
Mayer Brown
The Hong Kong Insurance Authority (IA) has recently published the "Guideline on Application for Authorization to Carry on Special Purpose Business" (the Guideline) which came into force on 30 June 2021.
Timothy Loh
The ILS Grant scheme aims to boost Hong Kong's position as a global risk management centre like Bermuda and Singapore.
Timothy Loh
The legislation amends the Insurance Ordinance, with a new class of insurance business called "special purpose business".
Mayer Brown
On 3 May 2021, the Insurance Authority (IA) issued a press release announcing the details of the two-year Pilot Insurance-linked Securities Grant Scheme (Grant Scheme) with the aim to attract...
Norton Rose Fulbright Hong Kong
China has been, and continues to be, a fundamental driving force of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the insurance sector in Asia.
Mayer Brown
The MoU is also relevant to the regulation of insurance linked securities (ILS) as the IA prepares to launch an ILS regime in Hong Kong soon.
Clyde & Co
The Explanatory Note also contains useful frequently asked questions (FAQs) on these secrecy obligations.
Mayer Brown
On 24 July 2020, Hong Kong's Legislative Council passed two bills amending the Insurance Ordinance (Cap. 41) (IO).
Mayer Brown
The Insurance Authority of Hong Kong (IA) recently issued a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) in relation to enforcement.
Clyde & Co
The Hong Kong Government and other bodies of authority have been proposing to implement a number of key measures to enhance the attractiveness of the insurance industry in Hong Kong.
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Walkers
In 2022 we expect to see an increase in the use of Master Trust structures in premium insurance financing. The Master Trust structure was historically set up as a quick way for high net worth individuals...
Appleby
The city hopes to become a regional leader in ILS product transactions, surpassing Singapore to eventually parallel Bermuda's success in the US and European markets.
Intertrust
With Singapore raising its profile in the alternative risk market, and Hong Kong introducing a new insurance bill, ILS opportunities in Asia are going from strength to strength.
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