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 Insurers’ courtship of fintechs continues http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/insurers-courtship-of-fintechs-continues http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/insurers-courtship-of-fintechs-continues Insurers are increasingly partnering with fintechs to add value for customers and buy time to invest in their own innovations, according to an Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance expert…

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Employees pose main cyber threat, companies warned http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/employees-pose-main-cyber-threat-companies-warned http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/employees-pose-main-cyber-threat-companies-warned Australian companies facing tougher privacy laws have been warned employee actions account for two-thirds of cyber breaches worldwide…

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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:28:00 +1100
SES warns of flood risk in Sydney renewal plan http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/ses-warns-of-flood-risk-in-sydney-renewal-plan http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/ses-warns-of-flood-risk-in-sydney-renewal-plan Thousands of proposed new homes under consideration in Sydney’s Bayside West Precincts urban renewal project are vulnerable to flooding, according to the NSW State Emergency Service…

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NSW fire conditions ‘worst on record’ http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/nsw-fire-conditions-worst-on-record http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/nsw-fire-conditions-worst-on-record The summer’s NSW bushfire conditions were the worst on record, as temperature records also tumbled…

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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:27:00 +1100
Kaikoura reinsurance claims estimated at $NZ694 million http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/kaikoura-reinsurance-claims-estimated-at-nz694-million http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/kaikoura-reinsurance-claims-estimated-at-nz694-million Reinsurance claims from the Kaikoura earthquake have reached $NZ694 million, according to provisional estimates by insurance companies, Statistics New Zealand says…

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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:26:00 +1100
Climate models point to another El Nino http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/climate-models-point-to-another-el-nino http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/climate-models-point-to-another-el-nino International modelling and warm sea temperatures suggest an El Nino system will develop this year, according to the Bureau of Meteorology…

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