Fraugster, a software company that uses artificial intelligence to prevent fraud for online retailers, has raised $14m in funding as it looks to expand into new markets.
As whiplash legislation speeds through parliament, claims management companies have increasingly been looking into other avenues to keep the coffers full and cavity wall insulation claims have spiked. CMCs may be the industry’s own bugbear, but this…
AM Best’s ranking of Asia-Pacific non-life insurers remains dominated by the same companies as last year, writes director of analytics Chi-Yeung Lok, noting the market characteristics of mature and emerging markets stay as disparate as ever
Insurance associations from around the world are asking for a two-year delay in the implementation of the International Financial Reporting Standard 17 for insurance contracts.
As dead as a CDO-do; terrible pun, but with Andrew Brem departing as chief digital officer at Aviva and not being replaced, Jonathan Swift mulls whether this job title will soon be going the way of this flightless bird
Marsh expects to save around $250m in “cost synergies” from the acquisition of JLT, with up to 3750 jobs at risk.
Kennedys experts from around the globe discuss the future of drone regulation
Lloyd's international specialty underwriter and reinsurer the Argo Group has appointed former AIG director Matt Harris to lead the company’s Europe and Asia operations
Ex-footballer and England captain David Beckham will become the global ambassador for pan-Asian life insurance firm AIA Group.
Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, gives an update on major developments for those ranked in quarter three
Lloyd’s chief commercial officer, Vincent Vandendael, is to leave the Corporation after almost six years, moving to Everest Insurance as CEO of International Insurance in early 2019.
Zhong An is now the 13th top player in China’s property and casualty market. It has moved five places up the rankings since the end of 2017.
Insured losses from the June and July flooding in western Japan could total up to $4bn (£3.2bn), according to catastrophe modelling firm Air Worldwide.
Zhong An will look to expand its business outside China, following an undisclosed investment in subsidiary Zhong An International by Softbank’s Vision Fund.
Lloyd’s has launched Lloyd’s Bridge a digital distribution platform designed to connect insurance businesses with Lloyd’s underwriters.
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In a world where political volatility is rife and where an individual’s net worth and lifestyle are discoverable through a Google search or Instagram feed, kidnap for ransom has never been easier or more lucrative. As the threat to clients increases, so…
Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on the major developments that are having an impact on the 25 top ranked start-ups.
Crowd insurance start-up Laka has received £1.1m in seed funding as it prepares to launch in Asia and expand further in the UK.
Business executives are underestimating supply chain and terror risks, writes CNA Hardy's CEO Dave Brosnan, urging them to beat the bunker.
As economies in the Middle East diversify, new opportunities for insurers and reinsurers are beginning to show themselves. Is the London Market taking full advantage?
When Post published its top 100 Insurtech firms at the start of the month, eyebrows were raised by the inclusion of Indian digital insurer Acko at number two. To find out more about this start-up Jonathan Swift spoke to its CEO and founder Varun Dua.
Insurers and reinsurers sponsored $3.1bn (£2.2bn) in catastrophe bonds in the first quarter of 2018, up 34% from the first quarter of 2017, according to data analytics provider PCS.
Exclusive: Former LV general insurance boss John O’Roarke has taken a role as a non-executive of the Aviva general insurance and life businesses.