insuranceNEWS.com.au http://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2018 Class actions: no reprieve for D&O insurers http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/class-actions-no-reprieve-for-do-insurers http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/class-actions-no-reprieve-for-do-insurers The threat of five class actions against AMP and recent reports from Aon and Marsh have shown that challenges in the directors’ and officers’ market will not be dealt with soon…

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:36:00 +1000
Pricing debate: the north will rise again http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/pricing-debate-the-north-will-rise-again http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/pricing-debate-the-north-will-rise-again Granted it’s only a preliminary report, but one can’t help a sense of deja vu reading the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s initial thoughts on its continuing northern Australia pricing probe…

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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 11:38:00 +1000
Expect the unexpected http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/expect-the-unexpected http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/expect-the-unexpected Swiss Re’s latest report on emerging risks is a testament to unintended consequences and good ideas gone wrong…

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Mon, 04 Jun 2018 11:38:00 +1000
Insurtechs: use us or lose us http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/insurtechs-use-us-or-lose-us http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/insurtechs-use-us-or-lose-us The first survey of Australia’s burgeoning insurtech ecosystem reveals new players’ frustration at an apparent lack of interest from incumbent insurers…

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Mon, 28 May 2018 11:52:00 +1000
Industry reviews: a road to nowhere http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/industry-reviews-a-road-to-nowhere http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/industry-reviews-a-road-to-nowhere Regulation is the key to a healthy, effectively functioning insurance industry…

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Mon, 21 May 2018 11:28:00 +1000
The awards conundrum http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/the-awards-conundrum http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/the-awards-conundrum The insurance industry is awash with awards. From brokerages naming their favourite insurer to industry-wide awards, there seems to be something for everyone…

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