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  • Moving towards an API-first and claims-first approach

    Insurance is a product-driven industry, but that must change in the digital age, said Anapi founder and CEO George Kesselman. "We are looking to move the industry towards an API-first focus. APIs are how things move and connect in the digital age and how it achieves that seamless proposition. We want to find the things that are easily embeddable through APIs and finding the parts of the value chain that fits into that," he said.

    AIRPlus | 14 Aug 2018
  • FWD sees no conflict between agency and online distribution

    Both the direct-to-consumer channel, as well as traditional agents, will each have an important role to play for the foreseeable future depending on the type of products being offered, said FWD group chief distribution officer Binayak Dutta.

    AIRPlus | 13 Aug 2018
  • Insurance industry must prepare for a new world of synthetic biology risks

    The insurance industry should work with stakeholders in the emerging field of synthetic biology, in order to support the responsible development of new technologies and solutions, says a new report from Lloyd's and Imperial College London.

    AIRPlus | 09 Aug 2018
  • India: Businesses turning to insurance to protect against social media fallout

    Organisations are insisting on new and more comprehensive clauses in their normal professional indemnity and directors & officers' (D&O) liability insurance policies to protect themselves from fallout from social media hate or unintentional corporate goof-ups.

    Asia | 09 Aug 2018
  • Three lessons that insurers should learn from Netflix

    Netflix is one of the big success stories of Silicon Valley. Within five years, its share price rose from $30 to $360 - an increase of 1,100%. With three subscription options, the revenue model is simple: the more subscribers, the more revenue, the higher the retention, the more revenue.

    AIRPlus | 07 Aug 2018
  • Giving up security for convenience

    F5 Networks recently conducted a research study with to find out what consumers' perceptions and attitudes were towards the trade-off between security and convenience. Surveying 3,800 respondents across seven markets (Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore) in Asia Pacific it discovered that 53% of Asia Pacific's consumers prioritised security over convenience.

    AIRPlus | 03 Aug 2018
  • Asian insurers face greater difficulty in IFRS17 compliance compared to European counterparts

    Insurers in Asia are facing a greater level of difficulty in complying with several aspects of IFRS17 compared to their European counterparts, said Deloitte in its latest report on the global insurance industry's progression towards adoption of the new global accounting standard.

    AIRPlus | 02 Aug 2018
  • Human error persists as a major cause of shipping incidents-Allianz

    Human error continues to be a major cause of shipping incidents and behavioural and cultural risks must be addressed, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty's (AGCS) Safety & Shipping Review 2018.

    AIRPlus | 02 Aug 2018
  • Can adviser and online channels evolve to be demand-driven?

    Despite the hype around direct digital distribution, the defining evidence so far points to a lack of demand and a gap between actual adoption and the stated use of online direct for purchasing life insurance.

    Agents | 02 Aug 2018
  • Australia: Life insurers wary of national health database

    Life insurers are cautious as to the merits of My Health Record, a national personal health database, and its potential implications for the industry.

    Asia | 31 Jul 2018

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