Category: Insurance Practices

The New Motor Insurance Cover – taking a glimpse……..

Judging from the many hits to my previous postings relevant to this topic – 408 hits to blog posting: Difficult buying your Motor Insurance? Try Malaysian Motor Insurance Pool and 271 hits to another: The National Third-Party Bodily Injury Liability…

Stupidity from the past…. A perpetual-Permanent Loss of Licence QS with an asshole lady in front!

During today’s drinking session, my reinsurer friend lamented to me as to how stupid those practitioners (the insurer perspectives) from the past could have been, for having accepted a share of the Permanent Loss of Licence (LOL), and worst…… they…

Punching holes through the Underwriting Guide

Underwriting Guides are put in place to assist users to discharge their day-to-day underwriting functions that they were authorised to handle. It amazes you as to how users actually view their underwriting guide – from following it as a regime…

The facultative reinsurance placement….. subjectivity that can be a pain for the undiscerned

It is not uncommon for (re)insurers to accept a share of any facultative placement by attaching their written share with some subjectivity…. You may want to call them “administrative booby-traps” – they are, factly depending on how those wordings were…

Is your Performance Bond portfolio measuring up to a Judicial’s under-cut swing?

Judges are people who can make or break an organisation or perhaps make some scurrying for a solution….  Sometimes they manufacture decisions that are so damned structural but yet defying the layman simplicities,ie. a straightforward interpretation of sentences and words.…

Piracy-ransom payments not contrary to public policy and recoverable!

piracy affecting marine insurance

The subject of piracy has been the subject of much debate given the numerous hijackings off Somalia and elsewhere over the last 18 months or so.     As far as we are aware, none of these cases have resulted…

ISM – ABI, a market-valuation connectivity in the waiting?

ISM - ABI

  After Kurnia and ISM announced the ISM – ABI system’s MARKET VALUATION tie-up, which involve integrating Kurnia’s front-end point-of-sales system with ISM – ABI system, my phone(s) were flooded with calls enquiring and query as to why we were…

Is there really FREE Insurance? And who is paying for it?

Some mainstream news portals recently reported FREE Insurance available to customers….. I just can’t help thinking, “Is there such a thing called FREE Insurance?” Just navigate into the page(s) of the Bernama and Business Times news portal, you probably understand…

Underwriting the Risk-Karma

THE NORMAL EYE

I have always wanted to pen something really unconventional… compensating for my equally weird, quacky, quirky life…. I have managed to search out one of those articles (WRITTEN IN THE PAST – last year) to help take me through to…

No Bumpy Ride, but just One Big Hole in between the RETAKAFUL CLAUSE

It is not uncommon nowadays for the conventional Non-Life insurers to trade facultatively (reinsurance) with our brother in trade, the (Re)Takaful Operators. It is also not uncommon either to see our brethen inserting subjectivity in the guise of RETAKAFUL CLAUSE…