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 2019 Finity acquires AI firm https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/finity-acquires-ai-firm https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/finity-acquires-ai-firm Actuarial consultancy Finity has purchased Sydney-based artificial intelligence analytics firm Deep Logic for an undisclosed sum...

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Legal dispute settles out of court https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/legal-dispute-settles-out-of-court https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/legal-dispute-settles-out-of-court A confidential out of court settlement has ended a lengthy legal dispute between six former owners of the SRS underwriting agency and major broker Gallagher...

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360 takes stake in construction underwriter https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/360-takes-stake-in-construction-underwriter https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/360-takes-stake-in-construction-underwriter 360 Underwriting Solutions has acquired a 50% stake in online underwriting agency eSentry...

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QBE claim liabilities rise after rate ruling https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/qbe-claim-liabilities-rise-after-rate-ruling https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/qbe-claim-liabilities-rise-after-rate-ruling QBE has increased its claims liabilities estimate after a change in the interest rate used in UK personal injury calculations fell short of company expectations...

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Emergence heads west https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/emergence-heads-west https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/emergence-heads-west Cyber insurer Emergence has opened an office in WA, further extending its national network...

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Agricultural underwriting agency debuts fire and hail cover https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/agricultural-underwriting-agency-debuts-fire-and-hail-cover https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/agricultural-underwriting-agency-debuts-fire-and-hail-cover Rural specialist Ag Guard is to launch a fire and hail broadacre insurance product on the Sunrise Exchange platform...

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IAG eyes emerging trends with Carbar investment https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/iag-eyes-emerging-trends-with-carbar-investment https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/iag-eyes-emerging-trends-with-carbar-investment IAG has acquired a majority stake in car subscription and trading platform Carbar as it examines the impact of vehicle usage changes on motor insurance...

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Agile targets SMEs through cyber partnership https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/agile-targets-smes-through-cyber-partnership https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/agile-targets-smes-through-cyber-partnership Agile Underwriting has entered a partnership with Cynch Security to offer cyber insurance to SMEs...

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IAG wins innovative design accolade https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/iag-wins-innovative-design-accolade https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/iag-wins-innovative-design-accolade IAG has won an outstanding design and innovation award for its Human-Centred Design Community...

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Allianz secures HCF travel cover contract https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/allianz-secures-hcf-travel-cover-contract https://www.insurancenews.com.au/corporate/allianz-secures-hcf-travel-cover-contract Allianz has been appointed travel insurance provider of choice for members of HCF, Australia’s largest non-profit health insurer...

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