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Oct 2017


Environmental Insurance in Asia: Regulatory and public scrutiny will drive take up rates

With growing environmental consciousness worldwide, companies need to face up to the potential pollution impacts of their business activities on their surroundings and protect themselves from potential liabilities. We spoke with Mr Arthur Lu, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty’s (AGCS) Head of Environmental Impairment Liability (EIL) on how this trend is shaping up in Asia.

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Engineering first

Commercial and industrial property insurer FM Global’s approach to business is different, says Mr David Johnson, newly-appointed Vice President, Regional Manager, Asia. Not only is it a mutual company for close to two centuries, in business, it is also very much focused on loss prevention engineering backed by science.

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Helping clients to grow in profitable areas

In the digital world, many intermediaries face a bleak future and so they would have to reinvent themselves. While reinsurance brokers have a professional and important role to play in the industry, they are not immune to the changes around them. We speak with Mr Tony Gallagher, recently appointed CEO of Guy Carpenter’s Asia Pacific region, about its growth in the retrocession business, what its clients want, its plan for technology innovation and market outlook.

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Creating an ecosystem of engagement

Newly-minted ReMark International CEO Na Jia elaborates on the dominant challenge currently facing the life industry and shares how insurers need to adapt in order to thrive.

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Modelling more man-made risk

AIR Worldwide’s President Bill Churney discusses the advances made in casualty and cyber modelling.

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