Renewing your policy? Review the cover!

Dora (not her real name)’s cosy 2-storey terrace house in the upper-middle market residential area in PJ was burgled a couple of weekends ago. The following work day she called her insurance company and was dismayed when she was informed that her Houseowner/Householder policy did not have coverage on contents. So, what…

IT Projects – Bridging the Communication Gap

My journey in IT projects was revived in 2003 after almost 2 decades of abstention. Whilst a much younger me participated as a technician, the receiver of directions, my recent self had involuntarily become the leader of the User Group, the deliverer…

Sex Insurance, the Product (P1) Concepts

A LESSON ON NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT I would love to move on by starting work on the other 3 Ps – P2 for Positioning, P3 for Pricing and P4 for Promotional but alas I have a friendly reader who insisted…

The 5% service tax factor in insurance policy issued in favour of Management Corporation

On 27th July 2009, we have written a post title, “Management Corporation – insurances and service tax waiver” where we have proposed that the 5% service tax on insurance premium should be waived on the grounds that the Management Corporation…

What do you mean by FRONTING a risk?

fronting the insurance risks

  Having sat in numerous meetings involving discussions on subjects relating to Risk-based Capital (RBC) and Risk Management & Compliance (mainly to do with the BNM’s directive in respect of JPI/GPI 22) I noticed people having differing understanding and opinion…

Direct MOTOR Rebating – How does this works?

insurance rebate

The Guidelines in respect of Direct Motor Mandatory Rebate (click on the PDF for details of the Guidelines) can be quite confusing, having confused numerous insurers when it was first implemented on 1st July 2009. Now some critical issues were also…