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  • Study finds driverless cars reduce drunk driving, but increase binge drinking

    A news report published on https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-03-driverless-cars-drunk-binge.html says the introduction of driverless cars is likely to bring down drink-driving rates but it could lead to greater levels of binge drinking.

    Asia Risk | 01 Apr 2020
  • Australia: COVID-19 crisis response unit to facilitate business continuity plans for firms

    To help Australia-based organisations deal with the significant impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, risk and reputation advisory firm First Light Consulting has designed and launched a dedicated crisis response unit in conjunction with its partner firm Complete Crisis Solutions.

    Asia | 31 Mar 2020
  • Australia: S&P revises insurer's outlook due to COVID-19

    Amid financial market volatility triggered by COVID-19, Australia's largest provider of annuities, Challenger Life (CLC), has a slightly higher asset risk exposure than that of peers and required some de-risking. However, the firm is expected to maintain its substantial financial profile and strong business profile according to S&P Global Ratings which revised its outlook for CLC to stable from positive.

    Asia | 30 Mar 2020
  • Australia: Consumer group urges insurers to cancel planned health insurance premium hikes

    Consumer advocacy organisation CHOICE is calling on health insurers to cancel health insurance premium increases scheduled for 1 April in light of the COVID-19 health and economic crisis.

    Asia | 30 Mar 2020
  • Australia: Landlord insurance dilemma

    In a recent paper called 'Australia: Landlord and tenant considerations through the coronavirus outbreak', law firm Norton Rose Fulbright shines a spotlight on a legal and ethical dilemma.

    Asia | 27 Mar 2020
  • Australia: 300,000 more people live in capital cities

    The population living in Australia's capitals increased by 303,100 people during 2018-19, according to the latest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

    Asia | 27 Mar 2020
  • Australia: Proportion of the young who drive is falling

    The proportion of people in younger age groups driving is decreasing while the proportion in older age groups who are behind the wheel increases, new automotive data from market research firm Roy Morgan show.

    Asia | 26 Mar 2020
  • Australian regulator adapts 2020 agenda to prioritise COVID-19 response

    In a recent announcement, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) said it has suspended the majority of its planned policy and supervision initiatives for this year in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Asia | 25 Mar 2020
  • Insurance industry scores poorly on social risk management survey

    A survey of 60 insurance executives conducted by the actuarial firm Finity has found that 62% of the participants believed their organisations were 'a long way behind' the best practices and a further 21% said they were 'doing nothing effective in this area.'

    Asia Risk | 25 Mar 2020
  • Australia: Superannuation funds receive higher volume of queries

    Superannuation funds in Australia have started receiving higher levels of member inquiries, with one critical question being about reduced asset values in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Rice Warner, an actuarial consulting, research and technology solutions firm.

    Asia | 25 Mar 2020


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