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 Capacity spikes before mid-year renewals http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/capacity-spikes-before-mid-year-renewals http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/capacity-spikes-before-mid-year-renewals Global reinsurer capital is at peak levels ahead of the mid-year renewals in June and July, says reinsurance broker Aon Benfield’s latest report…

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Lloyd’s flags coverage gap in sharing economy http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/lloyds-flags-coverage-gap-in-sharing-economy http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/lloyds-flags-coverage-gap-in-sharing-economy Lloyd’s is encouraging insurers to play an important role in growing the sharing economy by offering new types of cover to participants…

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:39:00 +1000
PPI scandal drives spike in UK complaints http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/ppi-scandal-drives-spike-in-uk-complaints http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/ppi-scandal-drives-spike-in-uk-complaints The number of complaints to UK financial services businesses rose 13% in the second half of last year, the Financial Conduct Authority says…

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:39:00 +1000
Risk management off the pace as technology evolves http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/risk-management-off-the-pace-as-technology-evolves http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/risk-management-off-the-pace-as-technology-evolves Risk professionals are not keeping pace with disruptive technology impacts and need to take a broad view across their organisations, according to an annual report by Marsh and the Risk and Insurance Management Society…

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:38:00 +1000
Rate rise lifts Swiss Re http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/rate-rise-lifts-swiss-re http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/rate-rise-lifts-swiss-re Swiss Re pushed through a 2% price rise across its property and casualty portfolio and underwrote $US8.1 billion in premium during the renewal season…

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:37:00 +1000
US weighs affordability options for flood insurance http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/us-weighs-affordability-options-for-flood-insurance http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/us-weighs-affordability-options-for-flood-insurance The US Federal Emergency Management Agency has unveiled options to develop an affordability program for flood insurance sold under the National Flood Insurance Program…

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