Insurance Roundup, June 28, 2017


Global Risk Insights

  • New Indonesian counter-terrorism measures deserve scrutiny

    by Alexander Macleod on 2017-06-28 at 12:40New measures to combat extremism have been tabled in Indonesia. Although at first glance they seem logical given the growing regional militant threat – particularly from the ongoing armed conflict The post New Indonesian counter-terrorism measures deserve scrutiny appeared first on Global Risk […]

  • From wannabes to warriors: the Maute group were underestimated

    by Alexander Macleod on 2017-06-27 at 12:00The Maute group have grown into a sophisticated transnational network of militants, posing a serious security threat for the Philippines and broader region. The post From wannabes to warriors: the Maute group were underestimated appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The Week Ahead

    by Global Risk Insights on 2017-06-26 at 05:02Brexit negotiations off to a bad start. Venezuela nears crisis points. Vote on healthcare bill will affect 1/6 of U.S. economy. All in The Week Ahead. The post The Week Ahead appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • What is the most likely outcome of the Qatar crisis?

    by Guest Post on 2017-06-22 at 12:00The diplomatic crisis resulting from sanctions against Qatar raises fresh questions concerning the political and economic environment in the Gulf. The post What is the most likely outcome of the Qatar crisis? appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Uncertain times, uncertain ties: Washington courts Vietnam amid regional tensions

    by Daniele Ermito on 2017-06-20 at 22:37Last week, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc of Vietnam travelled to Washington for a four-day summit, which is expected to further cement partnership. The post Uncertain times, uncertain ties: Washington courts Vietnam amid regional tensions appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

Claims Journal

  • Utah Wildfire Grows as 2 California Blazes Spread

    on 2017-06-28 at 13:28The nation’s largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake. Firefighters battled high winds as they fought a fire that … […]

  • Changes Coming to Claims Talent Management

    by Denise Johnson on 2017-06-28 at 09:39The claims talent management shortage will be relieved somewhat by increased automation and changing skill requirements, according to an industry report released last year by Ernst & Young. Nicole Michaels and Charlie Mihaliak, partners in Ernst & Young’s insurance practice, … […]

  • People News: Texas Mutual, AXIS Insurance

    on 2017-06-28 at 09:03Texas Mutual Announces Two Promotions to Vice President Positions Texas Mutual Insurance Company recently promoted Amy Green-Hinojosa to vice president of the project management office and Nathan Scott to vice president of investments. Green-Hinojosa joined Texas Mutual in 1995 in … […]

  • Minnesota City Settles $3M Police Shooting Death

    on 2017-06-28 at 08:32The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, avoiding a federal wrongful death lawsuit that attorneys said could … […]

  • London Apartment Tower Fire Symptomatic of Larger Global Safety Issues

    on 2017-06-28 at 08:06The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy. But fire-safety experts say governments and builders around the world should take notice, … […]

Insurance Journal

Asia Insurance Review

  • Vietnam: Insurance mart grows to US$1.7 bln in Jan-May

    on 2017-06-28 at 22:05The insurance sector reported growth of 19% in premium income in the first five months of this year to VND38.7 trillion (US$1.7 billion), the Insurance Association of Vietnam (IAV) says. […]

  • China: Govt to promote elderly endowment insurance

    on 2017-06-28 at 22:05China aims to build a mature and comprehensive commercial endowment insurance market by 2020, with endowment polices set to become the main form of family pension plans. […]

  • India: Regulator may tweak structure of pension products

    on 2017-06-28 at 22:05The insurance regulator IRDAI may finetune the structure of pension products sold by insurers, to make them more attractive to the public. […]

  • Australia: Call for commission ban in general insurance

    on 2017-06-28 at 22:05The ban on up-front and trailing commissions in life insurance in default superannuation must be extended to general insurance sales because advisers continue to be incentivised by lucrative commissions, says a joint submission by Industry Super Australia (IST) and the Australian Institute of […]

  • Malaysia: More innovation needed following insurance deregulation

    on 2017-06-28 at 22:05Insurance companies will have to be more creative to increase sales, following deregulation of motor pricing from 1 July, says the CEO of the General Insurance Association of Malaysia (PIAM), Mr Mark Lim. […]

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