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Japanese, Korean insurers at risk from COVID-19 claims despite lower infections

23 March, 2020 - 14:10
Moody's expects insurers in both countries to see impact on capital from increased death benefit claims and financial market volatility.

Insurers may experience "dramatic increase" in claims due to COVID-19

23 March, 2020 - 11:06
The Society of Claims Professionals advises insurers to be prepared for a surge event.

Concerns over COVID-19 leads to global reinsurance outlook downgrade

23 March, 2020 - 10:47
Fitch says the sector faced pressures from a competitive market environment and low investment yields even before the coronavirus outbreak.

Swiss Re looks to capture new growth opportunities in Asia Pacific

23 March, 2020 - 10:21
The global reinsurer has named several key executives to head its Asia-Pacific business.

Sapiens partners with HazardHub to improve P&C insurers' underwriting process

23 March, 2020 - 09:45
The companies want to enable carriers to make more rapid and accurate underwriting decisions.

Sompo International’s reinsurance CEO resigns after 17-year tenure; replacement revealed

23 March, 2020 - 09:35
The appointee will be responsible for the business that represents approx $2.4bn of annual GWP.

AmTrust ropes in new CFO from Assurant amid succession planning shake-up

23 March, 2020 - 08:58
The appointment follows a comprehensive search process to identify a successor to Adam Karkowsky.

Aon's Dudley replaces Marsh's White as LIIBA chair; deputies confirmed

23 March, 2020 - 08:38
New chair says 'this is an important time for brokers to make their voices heard'.

Top Credit Suisse, UBS executives to join Swiss Re in leadership transition

20 March, 2020 - 15:19
The new additions will expand the international experience and financial industry expertise of its board.

Zurich North America sells US corporate life and pensions business

20 March, 2020 - 14:55
The business consists of group life, disability and absence management products.

Health insurers adjust as COVID-19 spreads in US: AM Best

20 March, 2020 - 14:32
Insurers are facing three major types of risks - claims, economic and operational.

COVID-19 to hit US health insurers' otherwise robust profit margins and capital buffers

20 March, 2020 - 13:39
Fitch has revised the US health insurance industry's rating outlook to negative from stable.

London insurtech to offer free cover to customers with suspected COVID-19

20 March, 2020 - 13:38
The company insures a large portion of the UK’s delivery and ride-hailing workforce.

Fitch downgrades European life outlook as insurers face coronavirus uncertainty

20 March, 2020 - 10:54
France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the UK's life sector outlook revised to negative from stable.

Two Sigma-backed ISC acquires Access Partners Insurance

20 March, 2020 - 10:21
ISC offers end-to-end insurance platform using artificial intelligence and data analytics.

P&C insurers expect BI losses from COVID-19 - but will be limited: KBW

20 March, 2020 - 09:57
It says that BI losses will "disproportionately impact specialty rather than standard insurers".

SCOR urges insurance industry to take immediate action to tackle coronavirus

20 March, 2020 - 08:44
SCOR says the insurance industry has an important role to play in slowing down the spread of virus.

Aspen MGA elevates key leaders in growth push

20 March, 2020 - 08:09
The executives will work towards improving the underwriting and marketing functions.

Marsh appoints multinational practice leader in the UK

20 March, 2020 - 08:09
The executive has provided risk and insurance advice to Scottish firms across all industry sectors.

Losses shrink at Maiden ahead of re-domestication to Vermont

19 March, 2020 - 15:11
Maiden's strategic focus in 2020 will be on improving risk-adjusted returns, strengthening capital position and solvency ratios.


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