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US drops MetLife case and abandons stricter regulation of insurers

The US government is abandoning efforts to impose stricter regulation on insurance companies’ financial activities. The new policy is coming at a time when...

The risks from election hacking

Allegations of election hacking in the United States have exposed the vulnerability of modern political systems to outside interference. The reaction to the hacking...
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Ransom Insurance: The US $400 Million Payment to Iran

A political scandal in the United States is shining a spotlight on an obscure and morally-questionable sector of the insurance market: kidnap and ransom...
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Hanover Insurance Group’s net income down to $2M in Q2

Massachusetts-based Hanover Insurance Group has seen a sharp decline in net income in the second quarter of 2016 owing to catastrophe and large losses,...

Stolen 1981 Ferrari recovered after 29 years

A red 1981 Ferrari GTSI that has been missing for 29 years has been recovered, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). The car,...

Generali launches new property product for US multinationals

Generali, the Italian insurance giant, has partnered with BELFOR Property Restoration to bring a dynamic risk management solution to US-based multinational corporations. The product,...
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XL Catlin introduces enhanced marine cargo insurance

XL Catlin, through its Americas Marine business, has introduced an enhanced insurance policy to offer more comprehensive cargo insurance coverage on a domestic, foreign...
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Apple vs. FBI: Narrow win for tech giant

The recent battle between Apple and the FBI over whether the tech giant should help it unlock the San Bernardino killer’s iPhone sparked a...

Trump presidency risker than terrorism

Donald Trump has been a controversial and scandalous figure ever since his announcement to join the race for the Republican nomination and subsequently run...

President Obama proposes changes to the unemployment Insurance system

President Obama unveiled a set of changes to the Unemployment Insurance (UI) system on Saturday aimed at providing more security for out of work...
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Startup Lemonade wants to shake up the insurance industry

New York based startup Lemonade secured around £8.5 million in funding from Sequoia Capital & Aleph last week to launch the world’s first peer-to-peer...

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