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Contest for the best dissertations of 2011 finished

The Polish Insurance Association announces that the 2011 Leon Kozicki contest for the best dissertations on the subject of insurance is now finished. The Evaluation Committee composed of: Professor Irena Jędrzejczyk, PhD; Wojciech Nagel, PhD; Professor Kazimierz Ortyński, PhD; Jan […]

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Robert Lidke — the Insurance Journalist of the Year

Robert Lidke became this year’s “Insurance Journalist of the Year”. In the 8th edition of the Competition for journalists, the Management Board of the PIU decided to award his programmes broadcast by Polskie Radio Program I and TV Biznes for their interesting and professional way of presenting current insurance issues.

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First bancassurance report

The value of the bancassurance market as at the end of June this year exceeded PLN 9 billion. The importance of this distribution channel can grow within the nearest months.

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Computed direct market

The value of direct market in Poland is likely to exceed PLN 1 billion at the end of this year. Data on sales via the telephone and the Internet, presented by the PIU for the first time, show that after the first half of this year, premium collected in this market exceeds PLN 500 million.

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Health insurance will heal the health care system

The participants of the panel concurred that the basic question about health insurance is not “whether to introduce it” but “of what type?” and “when?” — the health care system must be reformed and must become effective.

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A stable half year for the insurance market

Data collected by PIU suggests that in the first half of this year non-life insurers paid out just under PLN 7 billion to their clients. Life insurance benefits reached PLN 12.3 billion. As compared to 2010, which was a very difficult year, one may describe the present situation on the insurance market as stable.

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Judgment of the Supreme Court: obligation to redress damage

On 1 February 2011, in the Criminal Association, the Supreme Court examined the cassation filled by the convicted Grzegorz N. regarding the judgment of the Court of Appeal in G. dated 23 March 2010, changing the judgment of the Regional Court in G. dated 4 November 2009.

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Prolonged deadline for theses submission

As a result of amendments introduced by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education to the deadlines for undergraduate and graduate examinations, the deadline for PIU theses submission has been changed. Final examinations will mostly be held in June, July […]

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