MS Amlin Asia Pacific launches special purpose reinsurance vehicle

It complements another recently launched SPRV


Source: Business Online MS Amlin Asia Pacific launches special purpose reinsurance vehicle

SLE appoints new CEO

Hire follows departure of leader after 25 years of service


Source: Business Online SLE appoints new CEO

Optio acquires warranty & indemnity underwriting agency Brockwell

Acquired agency has built solid client base across various regions


Source: Business Online Optio acquires warranty & indemnity underwriting agency Brockwell

WTW: Dealmakers achieve first positive M&A performance since 2016

giant releases forecast on global mergers and acquisitions for 2022


Source: Insurance Business Online WTW: Dealmakers achieve first positive M&A performance since 2016

Berkley Insurance Australia teams up with Frontier to offer blockchain insurance

for blockchain companies is currently limited


Source: Insurance Business Online Berkley Insurance Australia teams up with Frontier to offer blockchain insurance

AIG appoints Peter Zaffino as chief executive officer

Current CEO Duperreault will become executive chairman


Source: Business Online AIG appoints Peter Zaffino as chief executive officer

Firms urged to revisit emergency response and business continuity plans

Spotlight shines on risk consulting and engineering


Source: Business Online Firms urged to revisit emergency response and business continuity plans

Westpac takes huge insurance charge against earnings

Charge is the latest blow for country’s oldest bank


Source: Business Online Westpac takes huge insurance charge against earnings

Calls for insurance incentives for farmers reducing fire risks

“The Federal Government must take the lead on building a more resilient Australia”


Source: Business Online Calls for insurance incentives for farmers reducing fire risks

ASIC deputy chairman resigns following expenses scandal

A review looks into his alleged use of taxpayer funds to cover rent expenses


Source: Business Online ASIC deputy chairman resigns following expenses scandal

Australian market facing "unrest and uncertainty"

Insurer head says consolidation is leaving brokers and customers frustrated


Source: Business Online Australian market facing “unrest and uncertainty”

Australia fires damage bill could top $600 million

Many homeowners are underinsured or have no at all, says peak industry body


Source: Insurance Business Online Australia fires damage bill could top 0 million

IAG ups catastrophe reinsurance cover to $10 billion

The insurer also provides perils update


Source: Business Online IAG ups catastrophe reinsurance cover to billion

This week’s top insurance jobs – January 06, 2020

Kickstart the year with a new career in Commonwealth Bank, EY, and Westpac Group


Source: Business Online This week’s top insurance jobs – January 06, 2020

AFCA offers dedicated support for bushfire victims

An online support information hub has been established


Source: Business Online AFCA offers dedicated support for bushfire victims

Cyber head reveals common slip-up

Brokerage giant’s most senior cyber figure offers his insight


Source: Business Online Cyber head reveals common slip-up

Club 4X4 appoints Claims Central as claims services and technology partner

The move supports the underwriter’s recent move to a new head office in the Paramatta CBD


Source: Business Online Club 4X4 appoints Claims Central as claims services and technology partner

New general liability offering launched

The product is backed by 100% Lloyd’s security


Source: Business Online New general liability offering launched

FM Global releases new fire protection and installation guidance

A downloadable technical report can be accessed on the insurer’s website


Source: Business Online FM Global releases new fire protection and installation guidance

Surety bonds – a brief introductory guide

It’s a growing form of financial credit


Source: Business Online Surety bonds – a brief introductory guide