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JENOA Insights

The expertise and experience of the JENOA team is far-reaching and each specialist has areas of interest covering the full spectrum of the insurance market. All our thought leadership articles, opinion pieces, commentary in the media, and white papers can be read, searched and downloaded here.

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How political risk shapes the reinsurance market

May 9, 2022 | London, UK

Total insured losses for the first quarter of 2022 could peak at close to US$ 30 billion.  The combination of the ongoing situation in Ukraine and natural catastrophes in Europe, Japan and Australia has taken a heavy toll.

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Managing the risk of MENA’s rising flood problem

April 27, 2022 | Dubai, UAE

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is witnessing some of the true consequences of climate change right now . . . and has been doing so for some years already. More frequent and severe flooding from torrential rain and rising sea levels is causing losses of business and property to rise year-on-year.

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How will autonomous vehicles impact the insurance industry?

April 12, 2022 | Dubai, UAE

Connectivity is opening up options for increasing levels of automation in mobility. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), such as emergency braking and lane departure warnings, have been available for years, but as we move from assistance systems to automation systems, where will the next phase of connectivity and automation take us? More importantly, what are the long-term implications of this evolution for the insurance industry?

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Insuring the future of renewable energy

March 17, 2022 | Dubai, UAE

The MENA region is set to become one of the global hubs for renewable energy over the coming years. With a host power projects already planned or already under way, it is well positioned at the forefront of the drive for a transition to net zero by 2050. This presents a huge opportunity, not only for investment and employment, but also for insurers to provide coverage for this burgeoning industry.

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ESG trends in 2022: an insurance perspective

March 4, 2022 | Dubai, UAE

Pressure on insurance companies to act on ESG, however, is not driven exclusively by environmental issues; good governance and transparency, often accompanied by sector regulation, is another important element in a corporation’s drive towards openness and benefiting the common good. In this article we look at how ESG affects the insurance sector.

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MENA reinsurance trends 2022: High mobility characterises regional outlook

February 16, 2022 | Dubai, UAE

While the outlook for the global reinsurance sector is enjoying an improved rating, the regional outlook for the Middle East and North Africa and GCC regions has been characterised by relatively high mobility in a difficult landscape.  

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A brighter market ahead?

February 3, 2022 | London, UK

Early indications from New Year renewals better than expected. Global property and casualty reinsurance rates have continued to climb sharply as we come through the new year renewals season, beating many analyst estimates. What does the year ahead hold for the sector in the Middle East.

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