Why can’t we insure trailers on standalone basis?

According to the Malaysian Motor Tariff section 6 (Commercial tariff), trailers may not be insured separately. But no one seems to know exactly what this phrase, “…may not be insured separately.” Is this to do with trailer and prime-mover must…

Tracking Insurance eCommerce

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Blogging certainly means business as full time bloggers would most likely have to find the time to study materials and various inputs, research if necessary, analyse and put them into writings for insertion into the blogs; and despite all these…

Is Lloyds pulling out from LOFSA?

Our sources told us of an imminent pull-out by Lloyds from Labuan Offshore Financial Services Center and therefore deregistering Lloyds Labuan from the Labuan Offshore Financial and Services Act (LOFSA). Main reason sighted, Lloyds’ members were not accorded the same…

The growing pains of direct premium rebating….

Today the final blow was delivered where the word “members” of Clause 5.3 Inter-Company Agreement (ICA) was deleted after unanimously agreed upon.  This means agents and brokers cannot rebate where insurers are able to; signifying a divergence of focus between…

The PJ Challenge Bloggers’ Karnival

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The Karnival started at 9am on 20 June with a big splash….it was raining cats and dogs. For a guy who had spent almost 17 years in East Malaysia and totally unfamiliar with the 21st century PJ, it is a…

Understanding Transmission & Distribution Lines Exclusions

In 2008 reinsurers were focusing on China as the powerhouse for substantial premium growth. Malaysian reinsurers too refused to be left out in pursuing this glorious path, so it seems. Before the lunar New Year, a substantial and devastating snowstorm ravaged Hunan, Hubei, Guizhou,…