Aug 2016

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Think Tank: The Geneva Association - The logic behind consolidation: A view from the outside

In this extract from The Geneva Papers, two issues - the drivers of consolidation and if this activity create value - are discussed.

Legal Page - Major Legislative Developments affecting the UK Insurance Industry: Will Hong Kong follow suit?

Legal experts look at several major legislative developments in the UK, highlighting that they will make a significant impact upon the pre-existing insurance legislation in Hong Kong.

Life Insurance Disruption - What has happened to the Value Chain?

Insurers need to be mindful of weak generators of value that are vulnerable to attacks from disruptors.

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Bancassurance - Leveraging data for growth

Providing more market-customised protection triggered by the customer's lifecycle events via sophisticated database mining technologies will be the key for today's Asian bancassurers.

CFO Focus - The insurer's CFO: A corporate strategist first

The CFO in an insurance company has to transform himself into a corporate strategist whose advice is sought eagerly by the CEO and the board of directors.

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IT in Insurance - The Internet of Things: Observations and predictions

Unsolvable core business problems can now be solved; data transmission cost continues to fall faster than storage cost. These are some of the changes which have implications for the insurance industry.

Cyber - Growing a sustainable cyber insurance market in Asia

The inaugural Asia Cyber Risk Summit with the theme "Can Insurers Offer Cyber Resilience?" addressed the challenges of the still nascent domain of cyber insurance.

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Focus on Data - IIRFA highlights the integral role of data analytics

The Insurance Information and Ratemaking Forum of Asia (IIRFA) held their annual conclave in Hyderabad in May. We bring the highlights.

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Focus on Data - "Data, Data, Everywhere"

Speakers at the 8th SAS General Insurance Conference share the common issues surrounding data and the steps needed to develop an analytics-driven organisation.

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