Mapfre Assistance has won a tender to provide travel assistance to the clients of the MOL oil company in Hungary and bordering countries.
Slovenia's Securities Market Agency yesterday suspended the voting rights of several state-owned shareholders in insurer Zavarovalnica Triglav, until they launch a takeover bid or divest their shares.
Insurers should brace themselves for an unprecedented level of indirect tax changes in Europe in 2013, intensifying the challenge of maintaining tax compliance.
Regulations like Solvency II will have a significant impact on mutuals across Europe. Francesca Nyman asks whether the model will survive.
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…
The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (Ferma) has extended its membership to the risk management associations of Malta (MARM) and Slovenia (SI.RISK).
Guy Carpenter has developed a hail model for Slovenia, providing the industry with a tool that allows insurers to quantify their exposure to the hail peril and to guide the structuring and pricing of reinsurance programmes.
Weather related catastrophes are common in the Balkans but there is a perception there that the government will always be on hand to help. However, as Sam Barrett explains the only way forward is to create and develop a market to enable the transfer of…
Three European independent insurance brokers, Siaci Saint Honore, Greco Group and Ecclesia Group have come together with Jardine Lloyd Thompson to sign an exclusive trading agreement.
Life and non-life insurers in Slovenia have reported a slight overall rise in gross written premiums.
Allianz in Central and Eastern Europe saw total premiums grow by 8 percent in the first quarter of 2010, reaching Euros 1.1 bn. Operating profit in the first quarter of 2010 amounted to Euros 66m, compared to Euros 78m euros in the same period of 2009.
The Austria's insurance sector is facing challenges relating to the industry's significant exposure to central and eastern Europe, according to a new report from Fitch Ratings.