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China’s sovereign wealth fund increasing risk appetite

China Investment Corp. (CIC) is pulling out all stops to forge ahead with investments in the United States after a successful foray last year....
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Willis Towers Watson becomes first fully licensed foreign broker in China

China’s Banking Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) recently announced that Willis Towers Watson, the leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, has been granted permission...
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South Korean insurer denies claim from bankrupt crypto exchange Youbit

Seoul-based cryptocurrency exchange Youbit has reportedly had its cyber-insurance claim denied by South Korean Dongbu insurance company. This comes after Youbit experienced several hacks...
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China regulators tackle systemic financial risk with Anbang takeover

China is concerned about the dangers of its financial system. The recent takeover of Anbang, a Global Fortune 500 financial services conglomerate, attests the...
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Memorandum of Understanding signed between Europe and China

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) and the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) have recently met in Budapest to sign a Memorandum...

ERGO Insurance enters Thai Market

German insurance company ERGO has entered the growing Thai market by acquiring 40% of Thaisri Insurance. The German company made the purchase in late May,...

Sompo Insurance unveils model to evaluate wind farm risks

Japanese Sompo Insurance Group has launched a model for evaluating risks to onshore and offshore wind farms. As the price for energy has steadily increased,...
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Zurich’s Chief Risk Officer on Global Risks

Cecilia Reyes, Chief Risk Officer and Regional Chairman of Asia Pacific, on the new Global Risk Report 2016. The consequences of climate change are causing...
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Can Pet Insurance Stop Dog Meat Festival in China

A couple of weeks ago, there was an online outcry against the notorious Dog Meat Festival in China. The Yulin Dog Meat Festival is...
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The China Insurance Market: an Interview with Lee-Han Tjioe

Lee-Han Tjioe discusses with Fritz, an insurance market analyst, the growing sophistication of the Chinese Insurance market and the implications it has for how...

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