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Living the FATCA life in Africa: New U.S. tax regulations add to burden of compliance on financial institutions across Africa

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A.M. Best Revises Outlook of the Issuer Credit Rating to Positive for Dubai Insurance Company PSC

A.M. Best Europe – Rating Services Limited is a subsidiary of A.M. Best Company. A.M. Best Company is the world’s oldest and most authoritative insurance rating and information source.

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FOREX industry celebrates the JFEX 2013 awards winners

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A.M. Best Special Report: The UAE Maintains Insurance Market Hub Status, Despite Economic Slowdown

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A.M. Best’s Leading Analysts Discuss the Global Reinsurance Sector, London Market and Medical Professional Liability Insurers

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The Outlook for Medical Devices in the Middle East & Africa

NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

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A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Orient Insurance Company (PJSC)

A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Orient Insurance Company (PJSC)

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Russian Railways Logistics to hold a series of talks at TransRussia 2013

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Mervyn Goliath, Executive Vice President of Engineering and Operations, Clickatell:”Watch this space … we are geared up and energized!”

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“Mobile money is not just money transfer. To bring real and impactful financial services to the unbanked, one needs a platform that supports the whole ecosystem of mobile money services.”

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UGANDA ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE BROKERS (UAIB) AWARDS BEST COMPANIES AS GOVERNMENT PROMISES TO ENFORCE WORKMAN’S COMPENSATION

Kampala, Uganda, 28th March, 2013

The Government of Uganda through the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) is going to enforce the workman’s compensation act by the end of this year, Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka has said.

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Oman’s Market Offers Opportunities; Fierce Competition Remains

LONDON, April 2013 — Continued growth is forecasted for Oman’s insurance market, but new Takaful licensing regulation is expected to generate additional competition for an already crowded market, according to a new report from A.M. Best Co. Over the long term, A.M. Best expects that underwriting profitability challenges could lead some insurers to exit the market, while larger insurers will maintain their leading positions.

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£179 million five-year healthcare British-backed programme to rebuild clinics, train health workers, supply essential medicines and equipment, and improve water and sanitation in DR Congo

Six million people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will have access to essential healthcare under a new British-backed programme, Foreign Secretary William Hague announced during his visit to Eastern DRC, in a joint statement with the International Development Secretary Justine Greening.

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Property players in for a great ride 2013

It looks as if 2013 is set to provide opportunities for commercial investors, that is if experts are to be believed.

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New Study Shows Healthy Food Rebates Positively Impact Shopping Behavior

RAND Corporation and Vitality research finds discount leads to increased purchases of healthy foods and decrease in junk foods

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Qatar’s Insurance Market Is Well-Positioned for Strong Growth

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ESQ ENERGY/ OIL AND GAS SUMMIT, 2013

EVENT OVERVIEW

 

Notwithstanding the prolonged reforms of the legal and regulatory framework governing the energy sector in Nigeria, especially due to the non-passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), international and local companies continue to find and take advantage of several investment opportunities. Such opportunities arise amidst substantial legal risks and regulatory challenges. How has the industry capitalized on the opportunities and dealt with the legal risks and regulatory challenges? Looking ahead, what are the options to be considered in creating a fair and effective legal/regulatory framework in the mid and long-term to enhance investments and growth in the industry? At this two day event to holding at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria, between 9th and 10th April 2013, from 9:00am daily, representatives of oil and gas as well as Power companies will meet with Nigerian financial, legal and insurance experts to discuss some of the perennial challenges facing the sector today, and point the directions for their future closer interface in a robust and reformed energy industry. Legal Blitz publishers of Esq Legal Practice Magazine hereby invites you to participate at this all important event.

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