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The gateway to Europe is still open for business

Malta is widely seen as the gateway to Europe, thanks to passporting legislation and a supportive tax regime. Without a doubt, it is one of the most business-friendly environments in Europe, despite Solvency II looming, according to the Life Insurance in Malta, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 report available on the Insurance Intelligence Center.

Prevention cheaper than cure

Though falls are a major cause of trauma among seniors, little has been done in the US to address the situation This is about to change, thanks to a study aimed at developing a fall prevention programme for seniors to be undertaken by Bankers Life and Casualty (BLC), a life insurer focused on the seniors market, Life-Plans, a supplier of services to health insurers, and the federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Stressing the significance of the study, BLCs president, Scott Perry, said falls are a leading cause of deaths and the most common cause of non-fatal injuries