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.
Zurich has confirmed it is interested in taking on the underwriting for Sydney headquartered travel subsidiary Cover-More's more than two million customers.
Switzerland-headquartered global insurer Zurich has completed its acquisition of Australian travel insurance group Cover-More.
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.
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.
Global property and casualty insurer Chubb has bolstered its team in Asia-Pacific.
There was a significant number of merger and acquisition transactions over $100m (£80.5m) completed by Asian companies in the first quarter of 2017 according to consultancy and broker Willis Towers Watson.
After working in temporary offices since the Christchurch earthquake in February 2011 Suncorp has returned to the heart of the CBD.
Xiang Junbo, chairman of the China Insurance Regulatory Commission, is under investigation by the Communist party's anti-corruption unit.
Chinese banking and insurance group Ping An is investing around 1% of revenue or $1bn (£800m) a year in technology.
As Cyclone Debbie reached New Zealand, Insurance Australia Group estimated A$140m (£85m) of losses while loss adjuster Crawford is using drones to help.
Following a poor 2016 underwriting performance Lloyd's CEO Inga Beale has warned the market to improve its cost model.
Lloyd's CEO Inga Beale was in Hong Kong to celebrate 20 years of having an office in the Special Administrative Region.
Australian broking group Steadfast has signed an agreement with marine underwriting agency Proteus and insurance giant QBE for marine lines.
Last week's category 4 Cyclone Debbie has left a trail of destruction meaning thousands of claims for insurers and reinsurers.
Aviva Asia has appointed the regional executive for Indonesia and Vietnam Randy Lianggara as regional CEO for China, Indonesia and Vietnam.
The Insurance Council of Australia has expanded its catastrophe declaration associated with Cyclone Debbie and its aftermath beyond Queensland to northern New South Wales.
Commercial insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty has identified defective products and work as the leading global liability loss by studying the total value of claims over a five year period.
Lloyd’s has seen underwriting profits slip on the back of major claims of £2.1bn last year.