2017 Insurance Market Briefing - MENA

When & Where:

Wednesday, 4 October, 2017
Fairmont Dubai
Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

For More Information:

AM Best's 2017
Insurance Market Briefing - MENA

AM Best held its 3rd annual Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regional Insurance Market Briefing event on Wednesday, 4 October, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Senior executives from AM Best and the industry discussed the impact of current market conditions on the global (re)insurance market as well as AM Best's perspectives on rating trends for (re)insurers in key segments of the MENA (re)insurance sector.

To learn more, view the Insurance Market Briefing - MENA presentation slides, or contact Bouchra Abou Nader at bouchra.abounader@ambest.com.

Event Agenda

Time Session Presenter
13:30 - 14:00 Registration & Coffee
14:00 - 14:05 Welcome & Opening Comments
Dr Roger Sellek
Chief Executive Officer - EMEA & Asia Pacific
AM Best
Nick Charteris-Black
Managing Director, Market Development - EMEA
AM Best
14:05 - 14:35 Global Reinsurance Update
Greg Carter
Managing Director, Analytics - EMEA
AM Best
14:35 - 15:15
Challenges Facing
Middle East
Mahesh Mistry
Senior Director, Analytics
AM Best
15:15 - 15:45 Update on Best's Credit Rating Methodology (BCRM) & the New Best's Capital Adequacy Ratio (BCAR)
Greg Carter
Managing Director, Analytics - EMEA
AM Best
15:45 - 16:15 Networking Coffee
16:15 - 17:00 VAT Introduction in the GCC & Its Impact on the Insurance Market
Sanjay Jain
MENA Insurance Leader
Ernst & Young (EY)

Engela Wiid
Senior Manager, Insurance VAT Specialist
Ernst & Young (EY)
17:00 - 17:45 Significance of Rating Actions on (Re)Insurers
Vasilis Katsipis
General Manager, Market Development - MENA, South & Central Asia
AM Best
17:45 - 20:00 Cocktail Reception