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December 27, 2018

Home away from home

Labuan Financial Services Authority’s 2017 latest annual report makes for interesting reading and shows that a whopping 941 companies were incorporated in Labuan International Business and […]
November 14, 2018

MGAs in Asia – What and How Does It Work?

In insurance, a managing general agent (MGA) is not a new concept, but it is relatively uncommon in Asia outside the developed markets of Hong Kong […]
October 22, 2018

Oh Chong Peng is new Labuan FSA chairman

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 22): The Labuan Financial Services Authority (Labuan FSA) has announced the appointment of Datuk Oh Chong Peng as its chairman. His tenure, which […]
September 26, 2018

Self-Insurance for Unique Risks

All businesses have risks – but not all risks can be prepared for. In May 2017, a massive cyberattack known as WannaCry infected over 200,000 computers […]
September 20, 2018

Tax Transparency and Self-Insurance: The Only Constant is Change

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released the first Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) discussion draft on the transfer pricing aspects of financial […]
September 13, 2018

Choosing A Domicile: Key Considerations

All the best business ideas and models could prove to be futile without the right location. Be it logistics, infrastructure, target market or governance, making the […]
September 12, 2018

Challenges of Self-Insurance: Digital Disruption & Transparency

The digital disruption wave is sweeping across all industries in ways previously never imagined. With relentless rise of new technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning […]
September 12, 2018

The Growth of Self-Insurance in Asia

The captive insurance industry in Asia is experiencing encouraging growth and it’s expected to continue its upward trajectory in years to come. This recent surge in […]
August 2, 2018

Labuan IBFC aims to maintain positive trend in captive insurance

KUALA LUMPUR: The Labuan International Business and Financial Centre (Labuan IBFC) hopes to sustain the positive trend in take-up of captive insurance in the midshore centre […]
July 16, 2018

Labuan IBFC records insurance sector growth in 2017

The Labuan International Business and Financial Centre ( Labuan IBFC) has revealed that it continued to serve the growing regional insurance sector in 2017, with gross […]