Session II

Regulatory, Rating and HR Challenges for Takaful Providers

Susan Dingwall

Session II: 17 February 2015
Presentation: Takaful - Regulatory Update
Presented By: Susan Dingwall
Designation: Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Takaful - Regulatory Update

- London as a centre for Islamic insurance
- Regulation of Islamic insurance in the UK
- The Shariah Supervisory Board
- How do you underwrite Islamic insurance?
- Establishing a window
- What about underwriting Islamic reinsurance?
- Common questions

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David Anthony

Session II: 17 February 2015
Presentation: Prospects for Sharia-Compliant Insurers & Reinsurers in The GCC In 2015 as Oil Prices Fall
Presented By: David Anthony
Designation: Director - Lead Analyst, FI Insurance, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services

Prospects for Sharia-Compliant Insurers & Reinsurers in The GCC In 2015 as Oil Prices Fall

- Why Has The Oil Price Fallen, And What Does This Mean For The GCC Region, And Beyond?
- How Will This Fall In Oil Revenues Impact The Region's Sharia-Compliant Insurers And Reinsurers?
- Mini Case Study: Saudi Arabia
- Must The Takaful Model Be Re Thought?

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Mahesh Mistry

Session II: 17 February 2015
Presentation: A.M. Best's Approach to the Rating of Takaful Entities
Presented By: Mahesh Mistry
Designation: Director - Analytics, A.M. Best

A.M. Best's Approach to the Rating of Takaful Entities

- Why Do Insurance Companies Fail?
- A.M. Best rating methodology - key rating components
- Interaction of Rating Factors
- Balance Sheet Strength
- Understanding Takaful Regulation
- Operating Performance
- Business Profile
- "Enterprise" Risk Management

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