Balkan Peninsula

The GCC insurance market: Crème brûlée or Heath Bar?

The term crème brûlée was first used to refer to insurance in perhaps 2002 in an Insurance and Reinsurance Conference in Bermuda, and then used again during the following Monte Carlo Rendezvous and Baden Baden meetings of the same year.

Bancassurance: a bright future?

With all the turmoil across the Eurozone and with regulatory upheaval ahead, it seems it could be an interesting time for the bancassurance market, as Jakki May reports.

Q&A Maja Sustersic

Last September the Federation of European Risk Management Associations extended its membership to the risk management association of Slovenia. SI Risk president Maja Sustersic spoke to Francesca Nyman about joining Ferma, challenges for Slovenian risk…

Ferma adds two new members

The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (Ferma) has extended its membership to the risk management associations of Malta (MARM) and Slovenia (SI.RISK).

Coface downgrades Greece and Cyprus

Despite a slowdown compared with 2010, Coface is expecting the steady pace of growth of emerging countries to continue, forecasting their economies to grow at 5.7%, in 2011.