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  • Singapore's Tharman to address industry leaders at Global Insurance Forum next month

    Singapore's Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam is set to address the insurance industry at the Global Insurance Forum held in Singapore from 18 to 21 June 2019. Mr Tharman, who is also the Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, will be delivering the keynote address at the event.

    Asia | 17 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.

    Latest News | 16 May 2019
  • Increased US tariffs to weigh on economic growth in China and the rest of Asia

    On 10 May, the US administration increased tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports to 25% from 10%. In response, China has said it will take retaliatory action. These developments will weigh on global economic growth.

    Agents | 15 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
  • Complex risks require a lot more attention

    A new report 'What does the new era of liability mean for the regulator' by Russel Group has said that the insurers face threats from a lack of underwriting discipline, more robust market regulation and scrutiny and consequent exposure of management deficiencies.

    Asia Risk | 15 May 2019
  • C-level executives major targets of 'social engineering' attacks

    The 12th edition of Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) released in May 2019, is built on real-world data from 41,686 security incidents and 2,013 data breaches provided by 73 data sources, both public and private entities, spanning 86 countries worldwide.

    Asia Risk | 15 May 2019
  • Cyber risks will soon be bigger risks than natural disasters

    SCOR chairman and CEO Denis Kessler has said that cyber risks will soon become bigger risks than natural catastrophes for the insurance sector. He has recommended that the industry build a comprehensive, common global scale to assess cyber-related incidents.

    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
  • InsurTech bubble in the offing?

    There is an increasing appetite for InsurTech investments worldwide with the recent 1Q recording 85 deals with a total value of $1.42bn, according to Willis Towers Watson's quarterly InsurTech briefing.

    AIRPlus | 15 May 2019
  • Cyber risk heightens as more companies move to the cloud

    As more companies migrate to the cloud, the risk landscape has seen an increased surface area for cyber security risk according to Horangi Cyber Security CEO and founder Paul Hadjy who was speaking at the Asia Cyber Risk Summit 2019 organised by Asia Insurance Review.

    Asia | 15 May 2019

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