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 2017 Residents evacuated as 60 UK buildings fail cladding test http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/residents-evacuated-as-60-uk-buildings-fail-cladding-test http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/residents-evacuated-as-60-uk-buildings-fail-cladding-test Cladding on 60 high-rise properties across the UK has failed fire safety tests, with 540 buildings still to be tested…

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British regulator examines travel cover for cancer victims http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/british-regulator-examines-travel-cover-for-cancer-victims http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/british-regulator-examines-travel-cover-for-cancer-victims The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority is consulting on ways to improve cancer sufferers’ access to the travel insurance market…

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:34:00 +1000
Bright spots exist amid gloomy reinsurance scene: S&P http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/bright-spots-exist-amid-gloomy-reinsurance-scene-sp http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/bright-spots-exist-amid-gloomy-reinsurance-scene-sp Growth opportunities remain in the reinsurance market, which has been depressed in recent years by an influx of cheap alternative capital, S&P Global Market Intelligence says…

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:33:00 +1000
Bid to renew US flood scheme makes progress http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/bid-to-renew-us-flood-scheme-makes-progress http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/bid-to-renew-us-flood-scheme-makes-progress A US Congress committee has passed seven bills to reform and reauthorise the debt-ridden National Flood Insurance Program, which is due to expire on September 30…

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:33:00 +1000
Queen’s Speech flags whiplash crackdown http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/queens-speech-flags-whiplash-crackdown http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/queens-speech-flags-whiplash-crackdown The UK Government has indicated it will move ahead with a crackdown on whiplash fraud, the Association of British Insurers says…

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Captive cyber coverage surges http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/captive-cyber-coverage-surges http://www.insurancenews.com.au/international/captive-cyber-coverage-surges The number of Marsh-managed captive insurers writing cyber cover surged 19% last year as companies sought innovative ways to manage risk, according to the global broker…

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