The Hong Kong Insurance Authority has introduced an insurtech sandbox initiative to help facilitate digital distribution in the Special Administrative Region.
Global P&C insurer Chubb has signed a 15 year bancassurance agreement with Singapore-based bank DBS.
The Hong Kong Insurance Authority and the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority signed a fintech co-operation agreement last week.
Global loss adjuster Crawford has given Mike Campbell-Pitt an elevated role in Asia.
Global insurer XL Catlin has recruited two former AIG experienced members of staff in Asia.
Typhoon Hato has killed 10 people in Hong Kong, Macau and China, injured 121 and will cost Hong Kong at least HK$4bn (£400m) in economic costs.
The Hong Kong Observatory has raised typhoon signal 10, increased from signal 9 earlier, as of 9:10am this morning as powerful Typhoon Hato hits the Special Administrative Region.
A typhoon signal 8 warning can cost Hong Kong's economy as much as HK$4.29bn (£427m) each day writes Swiss Re Corporate Solutions head of north Asia and Hong Kong branch manager Dylan Bryant.
Alice Kwok has joined XL Catlin from QBE-HKSI in Hong Kong as a marine underwriter.
Hong Kong digital app Cover Go, which helps organise policies, is gaining traction in the Special Administrative Region.
Hong Kong's insurers have less than five months to prepare to implement the premium levy to fund the Insurance Authority.
Following the global ransomware attack named as Wanna Cry in May Asian firms are becoming more interested in cyber insurance.
Willis Towers Watson senior director Kurt Schreiber will be leaving the global and broking advisory firm to join rival JLT.
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange has halted, at least temporarily, the attempted listing of a Hong Kong corporate insurance broker.
Australian insurer QBE has published research suggesting a significant liability insurance gap for businesses in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.
Hong Kong's new regulator the Insurance Authority is working on a protection fund in the event of a collapse of an insurer in the Special Administrative Region.
Global health insurer ALC Health, known as a la carte healthcare, has become a Lloyd's coverholder in Hong Kong and opened an office in the Special Administrative Region.
Research from Australia-headquartered insurer QBE suggests SMEs and large businesses have a costly insurance knowledge gap in Hong Kong.
Axa Asia life CEO Etienne Bouas-Laurent will become Axa Hong Kong CEO on 1 September.
The Insurance Authority has taken over regulating the insurance market in Hong Kong today.
Peak Re has been granted "approval-in-principle" by the Labuan Financial Services Authority for a general reinsurance license.
Generali has appointed former Munich Re manager Dr Hak Hong Soo as regional head of health Asia.
In May Insurance Post held a roundtable with senior digital leaders from brokers, insurers, reinsurers and start-ups in Hong Kong in association with global interconnection platform and colocation provider Equinix.
US-headquartered data and technology firm Verisk Analytics is offering access to detailed property data for Hong Kong.