insuranceNEWS.com.au https://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2020 Chubb’s TV hell: victims and villains, or smoke and mirrors? https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/chubbs-tv-hell-victims-and-villains-or-smoke-and-mirrors https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/chubbs-tv-hell-victims-and-villains-or-smoke-and-mirrors A late-night message to insuranceNEWS.com.au’s Facebook page suggested something was up...

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Mon, 06 Jul 2020 12:30:00 +1000
Digital or bust: the now and the next for Australian insurers https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/digital-or-bust-the-now-and-the-next-for-australian-insurers https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/digital-or-bust-the-now-and-the-next-for-australian-insurers By Marianne Hutchinson, Insurance Lead, Accenture Australia and New Zealand...

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Mon, 29 Jun 2020 13:34:00 +1000
Forcing change: could insurers do more to influence climate policy? https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/forcing-change-could-insurers-do-more-to-influence-climate-policy https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/forcing-change-could-insurers-do-more-to-influence-climate-policy As fossil fuel pressure campaigns continue to build, and insurers withdraw cover in the context of a hardening market, brokers with affected clients are hitting back...

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Mon, 22 Jun 2020 12:50:00 +1000
Beyond the virus: new risks emerge as world changes https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/beyond-the-virus-new-risks-emerge-as-world-changes https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/beyond-the-virus-new-risks-emerge-as-world-changes Coronavirus upheavals may have turned the world upside down in the past few months but Swiss Re’s Sonar report finds new technologies and the shift toward lower-carbon solutions remain key drivers of emerging risks...

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Mon, 15 Jun 2020 11:46:00 +1000
Demanding better: code committee calls out failings https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/demanding-better-code-committee-calls-out-failings https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/demanding-better-code-committee-calls-out-failings Despite the Hayne royal commission and regulators hammering home messages about trust, culture and customer focus, a report by the General Insurance Code Governance Committee suggests that for some the message still isn’t sinking in...

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Mon, 01 Jun 2020 12:51:00 +1000
Insurance by subscription in a post-pandemic world https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/insurance-by-subscription-in-a-post-pandemic-world https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/insurance-by-subscription-in-a-post-pandemic-world Over the past few months COVID-19 has brought waves of uncertainty and disruption to just about every industry in the world, and the insurance industry is no exception...

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Mon, 25 May 2020 13:12:00 +1000
A messy business: court action looms over BI wording https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/a-messy-business-court-action-looms-over-bi-wording https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/a-messy-business-court-action-looms-over-bi-wording As wrestling over coronavirus business interruption coverage, or the lack of it, ramped up in the US and UK, the Australian insurance industry was able to watch from a position of relative comfort...

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Mon, 18 May 2020 12:50:00 +1000
Home truths on the future of work https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/home-truths-on-the-future-of-work https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/home-truths-on-the-future-of-work The Federal Government has outlined clear plans to awaken the economy from its virus-induced slumber by July – with workers returning to office environments a key part of measures designed to bring back a level of normality...

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Mon, 11 May 2020 14:44:00 +1000
Falling short: MPs miss their mark during uninformed hearings https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/falling-short-mps-miss-their-mark-during-uninformed-hearings https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/falling-short-mps-miss-their-mark-during-uninformed-hearings The warning signs were there before last week’s parliamentary hearings into the insurance industry even started, with committee Chairman Tim Wilson stating falsely that the Hayne royal commission had identified "widespread misconduct" within the industry...

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Mon, 04 May 2020 12:43:00 +1000
Emergency exit: Australia, NZ in pole position to unwind lockdown https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/emergency-exit-australia-nz-in-pole-position-to-unwind-lockdown https://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/emergency-exit-australia-nz-in-pole-position-to-unwind-lockdown Any investor worth their salt knows a good exit strategy is as vital to a good outcome as anything that came before...

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