DIFCIA

Announcing Our New Communication Partner

We are pleased to announce Insight Discovery as the official Communication partner of the DIFC Insurance Association. Insight Discovery is a multiple award-winning consultancy that specialises in strategic communications, personal branding, market intelligence, content creation, event optimisation and media training. They offer bespoke innovative solutions and a personalised service to both companies and business leaders […]

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DIFCIA at Insuretek 2023

We are honoured to be a Supporting Association to the InsureTek International Conference & Golden Shield Excellence Awards, Dubai 2023 The Middle East’s largest Insurance event, InsureTek, promises a global gathering of crème de la crème of the insurance sector under one roof. From technopreneurs to investors, the event offers an unmatched platform for companies

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HFW Speaker Event – Sanctions Against Russia: A Global Review

On the evening of the 22nd February we were presented an insight in to Russian sanctions from HFW. EU and UK sanctions against Russia, with their rolling updates, continue to raise questions throughout the shipping, trading and insurance industries. Sarah Hunt explained how these different sanctions operate, first considering the notions of “ownership” and “control”

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Welcome to Westfield Specialty

We are pleased to welcome Westfield Specialty as an official member of the DIFC Insurance Association. Westfield Specialty (ME) Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Westfield Specialty Managing Agency Ltd. and provides access to products underwritten by Westfield Specialty  at Lloyd’s. The company is registered in the Dubai International Financial Centre and regulated by the

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22nd Feb 2023 – How current sanctions apply beyond borders and their impact on certain insurance activities

We are delighted to invite you to our event on sanctions on the 22nd February. During this event HFW will explain how different sanctions operate. First considering the notions of “ownership” and “control” and then moving on to examine specific products falling within sectoral sanctions including Russian origin coal, gold, metals, oil, petroleum products and the concept

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Welcoming Our New CEO

We are pleased to welcome Simon Price as our new CEO, he joins on the 1st December 2022. Philip Story, Chairman of the DIFCIA, commented “The DIFCIA is delighted to be able to appoint Simon Price as the new CEO. Simon brings a huge amount of international and UAE experience to the role, he has

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DIFCIA Events 2022

1  |  17 February 2022 Mr. F. Christopher Calabia, Chief Executive DFSA Insuring a Sustainable Future is not Science Fiction 2  |  22 February 2022 Ms. Sorana Parvuluescu | Partner, Political Risk EMEA | Control Risks Supported by: ACE Re RiskMap 2022: Key Drivers of Risks to Business in 2022 3  |  08 March 2022

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DIFCIA Events 2021

1  |  30 February 2021 Mr. Bryan Stirewalt | CEO DFSA Supported by: HFW Middle East LLP Role of Insurance in Recovery and Resilience 2  |  22 February 2021 Ms. Jessica Botelho Associate Director | Analytics AM Best Mr. Ghislani LeCam Director | Analytics AM Best Mr. Mahesh Mistry Senior Director | Credit Rating Research

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DIFCIA Events 2020

1  |  30 January 2020 Mr. Bryan Stirewalt | CEO DFSA Opportunities from Challenges 10 February 2020 Mr. Sean Kelleher| CEO Mondial (Dubai) LLC Mr. Mark Roberts Principal Consultant Aon Retirements Solutions Ltd. Mr. Phil Story | SEO ITA (Middle East) Limited Follow up on DEWS and Qualifying Alternative Schemes (QAS) 2  |  12 February

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DIFCIA Events 2019

1  |  30 January 2019 Mr. Bryan Stirewalt | CEO Dubai Financial Services Authority The Changing Landscape of the Insurance Market 2  |  25 February 2019 Mr. Vasilis Katsipis | General Manager A.M. Best – MENA, South & Central Asia Supported by: A.M. Best – MENA, South & Central Asia CAT Events in the GCC

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