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 Australia leads way on commercial rate rises http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/australia-leads-way-on-commercial-rate-rises http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/australia-leads-way-on-commercial-rate-rises Commercial lines premiums grew fastest in Australia in the second quarter, averaging 13.7%, according to broker Marsh’s Global Insurance Market Index…

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Data breach laws lift cyber take-up http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/data-breach-laws-lift-cyber-take-up http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/data-breach-laws-lift-cyber-take-up Specialty insurer CFC says data breach notification rules have driven a 107% jump in new Australian cyber business this year…

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Dive In unveils festival program http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/dive-in-unveils-festival-program http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/dive-in-unveils-festival-program Tickets can now be booked for events in Australia and New Zealand for the fourth Lloyd’s Dive In Festival of diversity and inclusion…

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QBE loses NZ court appeal on quake cost sharing http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/qbe-loses-nz-court-appeal-on-quake-cost-sharing http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/qbe-loses-nz-court-appeal-on-quake-cost-sharing New Zealand’s Court of Appeal has dismissed a QBE case arguing that Allianz should share costs for a Christchurch earthquake claim because both companies were providing cover when the catastrophe struck the city…

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Lending crackdown hits LMI premiums http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/lending-crackdown-hits-lmi-premiums http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/lending-crackdown-hits-lmi-premiums The number of new lenders’ mortgage insurance premiums has contracted for three consecutive years as risk appetites shrink amid tightened lending standards…

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AI strategies ‘require more ambition’ http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/ai-strategies-require-more-ambition http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/ai-strategies-require-more-ambition Insurers have been urged to fully embrace artificial intelligence to gain maximum benefit…

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