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 2019 Hayne prompts Suncorp to lift compliance budget http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/hayne-prompts-suncorp-to-lift-compliance-budget http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/hayne-prompts-suncorp-to-lift-compliance-budget Suncorp is bracing for higher regulatory costs as it complies with recommendations from the Hayne royal commission…

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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:02:00 +1100
Australia chips in as Allianz hits profit record http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/australia-chips-in-as-allianz-hits-profit-record http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/australia-chips-in-as-allianz-hits-profit-record Allianz’s Australian property and casualty arm made an operating profit of €433 million last year, up €91 million on 2017…

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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:02:00 +1100
General insurance stars for iSelect http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/general-insurance-stars-for-iselect http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/general-insurance-stars-for-iselect iSelect’s general and life insurance business achieved a 12% rise in operating revenue to $13.2 million in the December half…

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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:59:00 +1100
Aonís Lambrou to run commercial risk unit http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/aons-lambrou-to-run-commercial-risk-unit http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/aons-lambrou-to-run-commercial-risk-unit Aon has appointed Lambros Lambrou as global Commercial Risk Solutions CEO, effective immediately…

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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:58:00 +1100
Disasters put focus on protection gap, says Swiss Re exec http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/disasters-put-focus-on-protection-gap-says-swiss-re-exec http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/disasters-put-focus-on-protection-gap-says-swiss-re-exec Global catastrophe losses in the past two years and recent disasters in Australia highlight the need to better understand and deal with volatility impacts, Swiss Re executive Trent Thomson says…

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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:54:00 +1100
Johns Lyng homes in on strata rebuilds http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/story-6 http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/story-6 Johns Lyng Group has launched a strata services division to focus on building and restoration repairs for strata insurers…

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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:50:00 +1100
Agile to represent StarStone as insurer pulls back http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/agile-to-represent-starstone-as-insurer-pulls-back http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/agile-to-represent-starstone-as-insurer-pulls-back Agile Underwriting will represent StarStone in Australia and New Zealand, as the global insurer seeks to cut costs and simplify its operations…

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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:49:00 +1100
Pop forms Japanese M&A cover partnership http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/pop-forms-japanese-ma-cover-partnership http://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/pop-forms-japanese-ma-cover-partnership Pop Insurance and Rakuten General Insurance have formed a strategic partnership to serve the Japanese mergers and acquisitions insurance market…

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