Radical Change for the Life Insurance Market

  The United Arab Emirates’ life insurance market is set for radical change in 2020 with the implementation of the “New Life Insurance and Family Takaful Regulations” [1]. The United Arab Emirates Insurance Authority (“IA”) promulgated Decision No. (49) of 2019 Concerning Instructions for Life Insurance and Family Takaful Insurance (the “Regulations”), which has wide…

The UAE’s New Regulation on Medical Liability and Its Impact on the Health System

“Long and healthy lives” – This is the United Arab Emirates (‘UAE’) Government’s strategy set up by the Ministry of Health and Prevention (the ‘MoHAP’) to reinforce the country’s health system and the efficiency of medical services. The Government intends, through its UAE Vision 2021, to provide equitable access to world-class medical care whilst actively…

The Experts in Healthcare Law

BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP offer specialist legal services to the healthcare sector through a dedicated legal team of experts. With extensive experience of working with many healthcare clients, we understand the key issues and obstacles faced by organisations today.  The skills and expertise offered by a team of four specialists allows us…

Are You Complying or Not?

Dubai Health Insurance – Violations & Fines Dubai Executive Council issued Executive Council Resolution No (7) of 2016 (Resolution) pertaining to fees and fines pursuant to Health Insurance Law (No 11 of 2013) of the Emirates of Dubai. As many of the readers are aware, The Dubai Health Authority promulgated Health Insurance Law (No 11…

Bancassurance Regulations in the GCC

Introduction Insurance distribution in the Middle East has traditionally been procured through the insurance intermediary markets, such as brokers and insurance agents despite the fast-growing alternative distribution channels available to insurance providers. Bancassurance is one of the fastest growing distribution channels of insurance in the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC), in addition to the influence of…