Thursday, February 22, 2018

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Internet of things: unique opportunity for Asia insurers

Internet of things: unique opportunity for Asia insurers

Asia’s willingness to adopt technology could help to improve insurance affordability.

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Insurers lacking leadership on climate risks

Insurers lacking leadership on climate risks

Most companies show ‘a profound lack of preparedness’ in addressing climate-related risks.

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Insider fraud on the rise

Insider fraud on the rise

More than 70% of Chinese executives were affected by fraud during the past year, says Kroll.

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Chinese insurers consider multi-asset strategies

Chinese insurers consider multi-asset strategies

There is a need to look beyond trophy assets as Chinese insurers expand their overseas investments.

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Lessons from a cyber drill

Lessons from a cyber drill

A case study presented at the recent Parima conference in Singapore looked at a real-world cyber attack.

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Talking innovation with Stephen Cross

Talking innovation with Stephen Cross

We spoke to Aon’s chief innovation officer on the sidelines of the Parima conference in Singapore.

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China’s SOEs turn to captives despite soft insurance market

China’s SOEs turn to captives despite soft insurance market

Chinese state-owned enterprises are increasingly interested in shifting more of their risk to wholly owned captive insurers.

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Managing natural catastrophes in South Asia

Managing natural catastrophes in South Asia

South Asia faces an immense challenge in trying to find ways of protecting communities from natural catastrophes.

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Asian insurers face QE conundrum

Asian insurers face QE conundrum

More than half of Asian insurers now say they are planning to increase their risk exposure, even as interest rates seem set to rise.

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The (very) long road to Asean integration

The (very) long road to Asean integration

For all the fine talk about Asean, realists are acutely aware that cross-border integration is a long, slow process even in the best circumstances.

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The quest for scale

The quest for scale

This year has already seen several industry-changing M&A deals, led by Ace’s US$28.3 billion acquisition of Chubb.

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In conversation with Parima’s Franck Baron

In conversation with Parima’s Franck Baron

The founding chairman of Parima talks about risk management and the challenges facing the industry.

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The challenges of Japan’s wind revolution

The challenges of Japan’s wind revolution

Today, in the wake of a public backlash against atomic energy, Japan is increasingly turning to domestic renewable sources such as wind.

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China Re’s not-so-public offering

China Re’s not-so-public offering

Fewer than half of the 5.77 billion shares on sale were actually offered to the public, with 56% going to cornerstones.

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HK insurance commissioner addresses industry

HK insurance commissioner addresses industry

Speaking at the FT Asia Insurance Summit, John Leung sought to ease fears about the burden of new regulations.

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Solving the solar insurance conundrum

Solving the solar insurance conundrum

Investment in renewables is slowly increasing and insurers are being forced to come up with solutions for these nascent technologies.

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Raising health awareness, one step at a time

Raising health awareness, one step at a time

Sun Life Financial is on a mission to raise health awareness in the region — and its Asia president is leading by example.

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Disrupting employee benefits in Asia

Disrupting employee benefits in Asia

Entrepreneur Rosaline Chow Koo’s CXA offers a platform that combines an insurance exchange, flexible benefits and wellness vendors.

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