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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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Hiscox Group completes sale of Direct Asia Hong Kong

Bermuda-based global specialist insurance group Hiscox has completed the sale of the Hong Kong division of DirectAsia to Well Link Group Holdings Limited, after...
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Fosun-owned Specialty Insurer Ironshore Inc. files for IPO

Ironshore Inc., the insurer purchased by Chinese conglomerate Fosun International Ltd last year, filed for an initial public offering (IPO) in the US after...

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...

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...

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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