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  • Global: Swiss Re Institute lists new risks that re/insurers need to watch

    Digital technology's clash with legacy hardware, new risks emerging from the spread of 5G mobile networks, increasingly limited fiscal and monetary policy flexibility, and genetic testing and its effects on the insurance industry, as well as the effects of climate change on public health are some of the key risks identified in this year's Swiss Re Institute SONAR report released yesterday.

    Asia | 23 May 2019
  • Singapore acquires top ranking in corporate governance globally

    Singapore has been ranked first out of 130 countries and territories globally in the corporate governance category of the 2019 'FM Global Resilience Index'. The index, which ranks countries based on the overall resilience of their business environments, has attributed Singapore's top status in corporate governance to its strong auditing and accounting standards, regulations and shareholder governance.

    Asia | 22 May 2019
  • Philippines: Insurers see lower risk charges on infrastructure investments

    The Philippines' Insurance Commission (IC) has lowered the capital charges for investments made in infrastructure projects, reported local publication The Philippine Star. The move intends to spur insurers to participate in the state's significant infrastructure development efforts, and comes after the publication of IC Circular Letter No. 2019-19 which was recently signed by Insurance Commissioner Dennis Funa who said the move was announced following "the clamour of the insurance industry."

    Asia | 22 May 2019
  • Multi-purpose banking trojans regain popularity amongst cyber criminals in April

    Cyber security solutions provider Check Point Research recently published its Global Threat Index for April 2019. The banking trojan Trickbot has returned to the Index's top ten for the first time in almost two years.

    Asia Risk | 22 May 2019
  • Climate change can affect nutrient content of crops, harming human health

    Crops like wheat, rice, barley and other related species end up with less nutrients when grown in environments with high levels of carbon-di-oxide and hence affect human health.

    Asia Risk | 22 May 2019
  • Growing demand for credit insurance in APAC

    According to Atradius' recent survey, economies in Asia Pacific are becoming more vulnerable to weaker global trade, leading to more businesses taking a more strategic approach to credit management.

    Asia Risk | 22 May 2019
  • Asia Pacific: Region to see captive insurer growth

    Captive domiciles in Asia-Pacific will thrive as the region's small and medium-sized enterprises bring about increased growth to economies, stated AM Best in a recent report. As businesses seek new and more sophisticated ways of risk management and control in growing economies, AM Best expects to see significant growth of captive formations in Asia-Pacific domiciles as Singapore, Labuan and the Federated States of Micronesia continue to stand out as established captive domiciles.

    Asia | 21 May 2019
  • New blockchain-based reinsurance partnership to bring greater efficiency

    Digital reinsurance transactions could be made even more efficient via a collaboration between reinsurance brokers, Guy Carpenter and Aon's Reinsurance Solutions business. Leveraging advancements in blockchain and distributed ledger technology, the project is now progressing to the next phase of development which seeks to digitise the reinsurance placement process.

    Asia | 16 May 2019
  • Critical flaw in IoT devices uncovered

    Researchers at North Carolina State University in the US have discovered a systemic design flaw in 'smart home' devices, typically Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices that are of an always-on, always-connected nature.

    Asia Risk | 15 May 2019
  • Insurers must respond to customer concerns around emerging-risk coverage

    The World Insurance Report 2019, published by Capgemini and Efma reveals that policyholders are increasingly concerned that their insurance coverage has become insufficient for emerging risks, from cybersecurity to environmental threats.

    Asia Risk | 15 May 2019


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