Reinsurance

GA contributes to the first edition of The Insurance & Reinsurance Law Review

Authors: Matthew Bianchi
Published on May 20, 2013
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Practices: Insurance & Reinsurance Corporate, Insurance & Reinsurance Regulation
During May 2013, Law Business Research Ltd published the first edition of The Insurance & Reinsurance Law Review. This review was edited by Peter Rogan (Ince & Co LLP) and covers the legal and regulatory regime for insurance and reinsurance undertakings in 22 jurisdictions, including the US, Germany and Malta. GANADO Advocates has contributed the Malta chapter in this first edition which can be read or downloaded by clicking on the link below.

Insurance and Reinsurance in Malta

Authors: Matthew Bianchi
Published on July 27, 2017
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Practices: Insurance & Reinsurance Corporate, Insurance & Reinsurance Regulation
The Q&A guide to Insurance and Reinsurance (published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law) provides a high level overview of the market trends and regulatory framework in the insurance and reinsurance market; the definitions for a contract of insurance and a contract of reinsurance; the regulation of insurance and reinsurance contracts; the forms of corporate organisation an insurer can take; and the regulation of insurers and reinsurers, including regulation of the transfer of risk.

Malta to legislate for insurance securitisation

Authors: Matthew Mizzi
Published on June 26, 2013
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Practices: Debt Capital Markets, Derivatives, Financial Markets Regulation, Insurance & Reinsurance Corporate, Structured Finance & Securitisation, Trusts & Foundations
Malta’s financial services regulator, the Malta Financial Services Authority (the MFSA), published for consultation in May 2013 a draft version of the Reinsurance Special Purpose Vehicle (RSPV or SPRV) Regulations. These new regulations will bolster Malta's role as an alternative risk transfer domicile. We provide you with a brief outline of the draft SPRV Regulations as they stood on 17 June, 2013.

Only 200 days to go …

Authors: Stefan Vella, Elaine Magri
Published on August 7, 2017
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Practices: Insurance & Reinsurance Corporate, Insurance & Reinsurance Regulation

There is no doubt that you have heard a lot about the Insurance Distribution Directive (‘IDD’) and the changes that this will bring along. Despite all this, what have you done about it? How prepared are you? How will the IDD impact you?

Even though delegated acts are still in line to be endorsed by the European Commission and consultations about local transposition are still ongoing, you can still start putting pieces together with the current information at hand to make sure that you are ready by 23rd February 2018.

We have created a set of guidelines to help you identify what you need to do to get ready in time for the IDD. Click the below link to access these guidelines.

The Solvency II Interim Measures: Is the Market Ready?

Authors: Beppe Sammut
Published on June 28, 2013
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Practices: Insurance & Reinsurance Regulation
For the last decade or so a risk-focused approach has been adopted and applied across the financial services industry. This is also the case in the insurance industry where risk-management is considered to be essential for the solvency and sustainability of insurance undertakings and for the safeguarding and protection of policyholders.