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Cyber insurance should be a partnership


Speaking to StrategicRISK at the AIRMIC conference, Airmic’s board members and insurance director at BT Group, Tracey Skinner said cyber risk coverage ought to be considered as a partnership between insurer, broker and insured.

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Reputational threat key supply chain risk


StrategicRISK is at the AIRMIC conference this week, where Europe editor David Benyon had a chance to sit down with Paul Goulding, Airmic board member and head of insurance at Heathrow Airport to find out what lessons risk managers can learn about threats to reputation in the increasingly dangerous within ...


No premiums, no play


Before the 2018 World Cup kick-off, one essential item needs to be in position – and it’s not the ball. Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) head of entertainment international, Michael Furtschegger tells StrategicRISK where the biggest risks lay in the upcoming event

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MS Amlin hires triple threat trio for Singapore roles


Global (re)insurer pushes for increased market domination as it seeks to further strengthen its ties to the Asia Pacific region

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Cyber insurance premiums set to soar by 2021


A new Aon report shows a broad shift of companies putting a greater value on intangible assets, such as cyber and intellectual property


BHSI appoints new Australasia president


Mark Lingafelter was most recently Chief Underwriting Officer, Asia Pacific for QBE Insurance before moving to Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance

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XL Catlin appoints ex-WTW director to new Singapore role


XL Catlin chief executive, Asia Pacific, Craig Langham, said growth in competitive Asian market means”the right expertise” is required to grow their book of business


C-suite panel: Take care of the business as if you don’t have insurance


Aon Thailand CEO Andrew Bentley, David Johnson, Regional Senior Vice President, Regional Manager - Asia Operations, FM Global and Brian Delaney, Corporate Chief Financial Officer - Minor International PCL joined PARIMA board member, Steve Tunstall to offer delegates a view of risk management from c-suite perspectives


CRO interview with Hilary Weaver


Hilary Weaver, chief risk officer at Lloyd’s, spoke with StrategicRISK about major risk management and compliance challenges facing her business in 2018

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Common claims pitfalls - how to minimise and overcome them


Willis Towers Watson, head of claims, Asia, Neil Thomas, shares his top tips with StrategicRISK on how risk managers can better manage a claims crisis

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Insurance 'more affordable and available' in 2018, predicts WTW


According to Willis Towers Watson (WTW) figures, 2017 was a record-setting year for the ILS market as non-life ILS issuance continued to increase and ended the year close to $10 billion

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Top 5 things risk managers in Asia need to know right now


Geoffrey Lambrou, Aon chief executive officer, Specialty Broking & Operational Excellence, Asia speaks exclusively with Strategic Risk Asia-Pacific to highlight key takeaways for risk managers from Aon’s Asia Market Review 2018.

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Brace yourselves: 2018 will be challenging


Insurers are likely to take a more aggressive approach to loss affected or catastrophe exposed risks, as well as risks that lack adequate risk controls


Special report: Claims




AGCS expands in China, Indonesia


The commercial lines arm of Allianz has moved to boost its insurance presence in Beijing and Jakarta

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Australia bucks global rate decrease trend


Average rates also decreased in Asia in the third quarter but at less pronounced levels than observed in the previous quarter

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Don't ignore human factor in cyber risk


Willis Towers Watson figures show 75% of US firms have a cyber policy but this figure is significantly lower in Asia

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Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints South East Asia head


Didier Bélot will be leading the firm’s commercial insurance programmes

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Low-cost, low-violence tech theft risk grows


Forged personal or corporate identities and forged bills are supported by social engineering or a data hack to increase their plausibility

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When one is tired of London, StrategicRISK beckons


Our new StrategicRISK Asia Pacific editor, Lauren Gow, tells us why poet Samuel Johnson was wrong and how she wants you to get in touch

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Collaboration and Interaction are key says PARIMA chair


Higher levels of sophistication needed to link insurance to risk management functions


Special report: Captives


Asia’s high-tech production industry is huge, sophisticated and growing but carries a myriad of risks, from devastating earthquakes to highway robbery


Sector view: High-tech production


Asia’s high-tech production industry is huge, sophisticated and growing but carries a myriad of risks, from devastating earthquakes to highway robbery

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Risk management and insurance at crossroads, says FERMA president


European Forum delegates told that “the risk manager can be not just a map reader, but a map maker” at corporations

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Sompo launches worldwide platform as global operations combine


Global clearance system to give common tone to worldwide business

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HDI Global SE names Singapore MD


German-based insurer replaces retiring boss with internal appointment

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InsurTech earmarked as growth goldmine


Aon report examines key areas of potential growth for insurance industry

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RIMS Risk Forum: Views from the top of the insurance industry


In a changing risk environment, how are innovators meeting corporate clients’ insurance needs? StrategicRISK asked five insurance and broking leaders for their perspectives ahead of their appearance at the RIMS Risk Forum Australasia

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AIG witnesses 87% spike in enquiries due to WannaCry


Greater China region responds to jitters in the wake of the global cyber attack, but many firms are still underprepared.

New hire

Zurich Australia hires two risk managers in CRM push

2017-08-08T00:01:00+01:00By Trevor Treharne

The Australian additions lauded as ‘evidence of commitment’ by insurer

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FM Global appoints new leaders in Asia-Pacific


Commercial property insurer moves two leaders into new roles

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XL Catlin launches cyber offering for APAC


Insurer hopes to snare share of cyber risk market as exposures increase.

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Hong Kong gets exclusive typhoon warning insurance

2017-07-13T02:45:00+01:00By Trevor Treharne

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions seeks to cover business losses for Hong Kong firms after forced shutdowns in the wake of a typhoon warning.

New appointment

Arthur J Gallagher appoints CEO for Australia

2017-07-11T03:01:00+01:00By Trevor Treharne

Sarah Lyons will now lead approximately 900 employees throughout the country.


Allianz finds its Seoul: Insurer accelerates Asian expansion with South Korea office


Insurer’s corporate and specialty unit hails “unique opportunity” for Asian market growth in South Korea


Swiss Re Corporate Solutions announces new regional CEOs


Asia-Pacific and EMEA to get new leaders from 1 July

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Ten questions every company should ask about their D&O insurance


There are a few key questions that Australian companies should ask their brokers, according to Avryl Lattin, partner, at law firm Clyde & Co

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Telltale signs that your D&O cover is inadequate


Just how big an issue is D&O underinsurance, and should Asia-Pacific’s directors and officers be worried about it? Game-changing legal cases may provide the answers very soon


Special report: Trade credit


After years of rapid expansion, Asian economies are slowing. Cash flow problems are getting worse, and the only certainty is uncertainty.


Redefining the value of insurance


Eberhard Faller, senior vice president, corporate insurance at BASF, outlines the threats and opportunities facing the insurance industry