11.02.2013 - Inconsistent regulation hurting Gulf’s Takaful industry
Inconsistent regulation across the Gulf’s takaful (Islamic insurance) industry is hurting profit margins and credit ratings, while leaving the door open to regulatory arbitrage, according to global insurance rating agency A.M. Best. New rules in Oman and updated ones in Bahrain are expected this year, but lack of coordination among regulators is making life difficult for takaful operators, said Vasilis Katsipis, Dubai-based general manager for market development at the firm...............................................Full Article: Source
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