The cost of last month's powerful category four cyclone to Queensland has been estimated at around A$2bn (£1.18bn).
UK-headquartered insurer Aviva has bought 50% of the remaining shares in VietinBank Aviva Life Insurance for an undisclosed amount.
The China Insurance Regulatory Commission has warned insurers to intensify scrutiny over their operations.
Luxembourg-headquartered specialist MGA Circles Group has expanded its Hong Kong team and moved office.
Swiss Re has established a regional legal entity in Singapore for its reinsurance business unit in order to strengthen its "commitment to Asia".
Zurich has confirmed it is interested in taking on the underwriting for Sydney headquartered travel subsidiary Cover-More's more than two million customers.
Swiss Re has estimated its claims burden from Cyclone Debbie in Australia at around $350m (£278m).
Switzerland-headquartered global insurer Zurich has completed its acquisition of Australian travel insurance group Cover-More.
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As claims from Cyclone Debbie rise to A$660m (£398m) the Insurance Council of Australia is urging the Australian government to increase disaster mitigation funding.
Kieran Rigby has been appointed to president of Crawford international, encompassing the UK, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.
Activist shareholder and hedge fund manager John Paulson is set to leave US-headquartered global insurer AIG.
German international insurer Allianz has hired a senior executive in Asia-Pacific from Insurance Australia Group.
Global P&C insurer XL Catlin has promoted a senior member of its Australian team.
A rapidly rising population in the areas most exposed to flood could make losses in Vietnam an imminent problem for the industry.