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  • QBE launches enhanced organ transplant coverage

    QBE North America has announced the launch of an enhanced organ transplant (OT) product designed to provide policyholders with nationwide access to transplant Centers of Excellence and transplant nurs...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/healthcare/qbe-launches-enhanced-organ-transplant-coverage-177796.aspx2207
  • Chubb launches service to wipe personal data from cars following accidents

    Chubb has launched a new service to help its personal auto clients remove sensitive electronic information from their vehicles in the event of an insured total loss. The service is designed to wipe se...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/chubb-launches-service-to-wipe-personal-data-from-cars-following-accidents-177795.aspx2208
  • AXA XL enters partnership with insurtech, expands private residential flood

    AXA XL has entered a strategic underwriting partnership with all-digital flood insurance program administrator Neptune Flood Insurance. The partnership will expand Neptune Flood Insurance’s capa...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/axa-xl-enters-partnership-with-insurtech-expands-private-residential-flood-177739.aspx2204
  • Zurich introduces ‘family-friendly’ policies for UK staff

    “Fundamentally, it’s about doing what’s right for our employees,” is how Steve Collinson, Zurich’s head of human resources in the UK, puts it as the insurer introduces fa...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/breaking-news/zurich-introduces-familyfriendly-policies-for-uk-staff-177665.aspx2205
  • Apollo Insurance Solutions arrives in the US market

    Canadian insurtech Apollo Insurance Solutions has officially entered the US market by offering a liability insurance product aimed at educators in California. The product enables consultants, instruct...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/professional-liability/apollo-insurance-solutions-arrives-in-the-us-market-177582.aspx2201
  • PingAn partners with Indonesian insurer in tech venture

    PingAn’s OneConnect has entered an agreement with Indonesian insurer Asuransi Sinarmas to bring the former’s technological advancements to the fast-growing Southeast Asian market. The memo...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/asia/news/breaking-news/pingan-partners-with-indonesian-insurer-in-tech-venture-177653.aspx2202
  • AXA XL introduces captive practice in Canada, names head of new business

    AXA XL is launching a local captive practice in Canada, and has appointed a leader for the business. Alonso Y. Tello has been chosen to serve as vice-president of the captives and alternative solution...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/ca/news/risk/axa-xl-introduces-captive-practice-in-canada-names-head-of-new-business-177463.aspx2199
  • More rate increases needed for a sustainable reinsurance market - Swiss Re

    Swiss Re has published its outlook and projections for the current re/insurance market, suggesting that for the reinsurance market to remain sustainable, the upward trend in rates has to continue. In ...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/more-rate-increases-needed-for-a-sustainable-reinsurance-market--swiss-re-177323.aspx2191
  • DARAG unveils Zurich acquisition

    Legacy acquirer DARAG Group Limited is on a roll. Earlier this year it completed a portfolio transfer in Italy, in July it entered the British market, and now it has reached an agreement in Germany wi...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/construction-engineering/darag-unveils-zurich-acquisition-177346.aspx2192

EVENTS

Conferences

Europe’s leading insurance conference

EUROPE’S LEADING INSURANCE CONFERENCE

November 13-14, 2019
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The very best of the insurance industry comes together from across the globe for two jam-packed days to challenge the traditional world of insurance. With 4 stages of content, over 120 speakers and 800+ attendees the potential to learn, boost business and grow your network is huge.

6th Annual Insurance Business Forum

6TH ANNUAL INSURANCE BUSINESS FORUM

September 16-18, 2019
The main theme of the conference, held on 16 and 17 September, will be the IFRS ( IFRS ) 17 and its impact on financial and actuarial functions insurers. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss in detail practical solutions for the implementation of the standard and the effect of its appli...

The Future MarTech Conference

THE FUTURE MARTECH CONFERENCE

September 16-18, 2019
The MarTech® Conference is coming to Boston September 16-18, 2019. And even though the event is less than a quarter-mile from our headquarters we didn’t see Conversational Marketing being showcased as a topic at the event. So we had an idea: what if we host an online event with some of our...

2019 Big Nasty Claims

2019 BIG NASTY CLAIMS

September 19-19, 2019
Advisen will host a half-day conference, focusing on the phenomenon of big, nasty claims in the casualty sector. Mass torts and class actions with the potential to exceed $100 million take years to settle, tax corporate resources disproportionately, and often bring out the liability sharks. Our agen...

The platform for leading insurance professionals from across the Nordic region to explore the future of the industry.

THE PLATFORM FOR LEADING INSURANCE PROFESSIONALS FROM ACROSS THE NORDIC REGION TO EXPLORE THE FUTURE OF THE INDUSTRY.

June 03-04, 2019
Sponsored
Insurance Innovators: Nordics hosts speakers from the most innovative players in the industry, covering topics such as open APIs and data analytics, seamless customer experiences, innovation and claims transformation. This year’s conference will bring together the full spectrum of the industry...

The 4th Annual Internet of Insurance

THE 4TH ANNUAL INTERNET OF INSURANCE

September 12-13, 2019
The 4th Annual Internet of Insurance event is the leading forum to uncover how the latest technology trends for 2019, such as big data, analytics, blockchain, AI and the Internet of Things, are enabling insurers and reinsurers move to a more data-driven and customer-centric model. Through a combinat...

6th Asia Agriculture Insurance Conference

6TH ASIA AGRICULTURE INSURANCE CONFERENCE

September 12-13, 2019
India has set an ambitious goal to become a $5tn economy by 2025, and the agriculture sector will have to play a major role to play to achieve this target. Agriculture is the primary source of livelihood for about 58% of the country’s population, and the gross value added by agriculture, fores...

FST Insurance Summit 2019

FST INSURANCE SUMMIT 2019

September 12-12, 2019
FST Insurance Summit 2019. FST Insurance Summit is going to be organised at Hilton Sydney, Sydney, Australia on 12 Sep 2019. This expo is going to be a 1 day event. Start Date 12 September 2019. End Date 12 September 2019. Venue Hilton Sydney.

 

Webinars

SEP 17, 2019 | 9:00AM
CERTIFICATES OF INSURANCE AND ADDITIONAL INSUREDS: MAKING SENSE OF IT ALL
Nothing makes us more aware of the gaps that can exist in personal and commercial coverage than a catastrophe.  We will discuss some of the direct damage and loss of use issues faced by individuals and businesses before, during and after natural disasters such as storms and earthquake...
SEP 17, 2019 | 2:00-3:30 PM
CMF: GENERAL, UMBRELLA, AND PROF. LIABILITY INSURANCE
This webinar will focus on the fundamentals of liability coverage, and what is covered via general liability policies, and how this coverage protects businesses from several perspectives, including premises, products, and completed operations. We will also discuss how general liability dif...
SEP 17, 2019 | 10.00-12.00
UPDATE ON INSURANCE TOPICS
The IFRS 17 valuation of insurance contracts as well as the Solvency II balance sheet valuation of insurance liabilities are based on the present values of future cash-flows. Although the principle based frameworks are similar, several differences exist, and European insurers will need to ...
SEP 18, 2019
A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE DESIGNED TO UNLEASH YOUR MARKETING POTENTIAL
Put your suitcases away because we’re bringing Marketing Nation Live directly to you - no travel needed! Tune in live for this one-day virtual event to transform your marketing strategy and learn from industry-leading marketers on how to spark creativity, optimize campaign outcomes, ...
SEP 19, 2019 | 1:00 Pm
NOVARICA INSURANCE TECHNOLOGY WEBINAR: MANAGING TRANSFORMATION
Successful transformation programs demand careful planning and an enterprise-wide understanding of required changes to business practices. Collaborative planning improves the chances of a successful implementation and optimizes the business results. Managing in-flight projects requires cle...
SEP 19, 2019 | 1:00pm-2:30pm
CATASTROPHE CLAIMS: INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR NATURAL AND MAN-MADE DISASTERS
This CLE webinar will discuss the evolving trends and key coverage issues triggered by natural and man-made disasters, which produce claims under nearly every type of insurance in the marketplace. The program will explore the types of property and liability insurance involved and offer pra...

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN INSURANCE
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Digitalization is on everyone’s agenda these days, and there are more efficiencies to be gained especially in the areas of claims, underwriting and risk inspections.DXC’s cloud-hosted SaaS offerings, powered by 360Globalnet, provide a comprehensive digital strategy for claims a...
ON DEMAND WEBINAR: THE STATE OF DIGITAL INSURANCE TRANSFORMATION
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Insurers are in the throes of digital transformation. But there are big differences within the industry based on product line, distribution model, and executive commitment to digital business transformation.Most insurers are still exploring the potential of digital technologies only in poc...
OPIOID ABUSE PREDICTION: USING SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHICS TO GENERATE INSIGHTS
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Healthcare organizations need detailed data to gain an in-depth understanding of specific populations and their health concerns so they can design effective outreach programs, manage care, and contain costs. But health risk assessment (HRA), claims, and enrollment data are no longer enough...
WEBINAR SERIES: AN INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
In this webinar, speakers from CDC’s Public Health Law Program define and characterize legal epidemiology (legal epi), and describe how it can be used as a tool when advancing from data to policy. This webinar will offer an abbreviated training in legal epidemiology (legal epi) ...
RETIREMENT READINESS IN THREE COUNTRIES: WHO IS READY TO RETIRE?
Some interesting things can happen when actuaries from different countries talk. Actuaries from Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom all had concerns about the retirement readiness of their respective populations. They wondered how varying public policies related to retirem...
NAVIGATING CYBERSECURITY AND PUBLIC POLICY SIX KEY ISSUES
In this emerging era of truly pervasive computing, cybersecurity is a hot public policy topic. Numerous policy proposals have been advanced to address emerging cyber threats directed at governments and private businesses and vulnerabilities affecting consumer data and individual privacy. T...

RESOURCES

In the first phase, insurance carriers have been through with the arduous task of heavy weight product implementations, legacy modernizations, core suite upgrades, package solution implementations, la...

The United Conservative Party Government's transparent early manoeuvres around public sector wage negotiations and the heavy hints found in a paper by the chair of Premier Jason Kenney's "...

The link between poverty and health outcomes is well recognized. Recent Health Affairs Health Policy Briefs on these trends have shown a strong connection between people’s income and their healt...

Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new primary care payment models designed to increase the share of clinicians that accept value-based payments. This announcement b...

When it comes to health care, the United States is witnessing two fundamentally incompatible trend lines. High-deductible health plans (HDHPs) represent an increasing share of the health insurance Mar...

Preston Newby was a youth minister. He and his wife, Tara, were driving with their son to visit family-excited to announce a new baby on the way. In the keeping with the kind of person Preston was, he...

Before we begin today, a quick refresher. Life insurance provides financial protection for your loved ones in the event of your death. A life insurance policy usually pays a guaranteed amount of money...

When applying for life insurance online, you’ll be asked to name a beneficiary for your policy. This is an important step in the buying process because properly naming a beneficiary and providin...

When you’ve already got loads on your plate, organising your business insurance can seem pretty daunting. But, as you’re probably aware, insurance is one of those things that you really do...