Why insurance companies are embracing blockchain

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Marine and other insurance policies have a new virtual figurehead to help chart a course through mainly unexplored waters of doing business in an increasingly digital economy

Insuretech boosts China’s online insurance market

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Already a major new player, the potential for growth in China’s online insurance market is vast – with lessons for UK insurers to learn

Calculating the cost of cyber-risk

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The role of cyber-risk insurance is a complex issue for insurers and remains largely misunderstood by businesses that could benefit from cover

How insurance can help seal an acquisition deal

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Transferring risk from a transaction on to the insurance market can help oil the wheels of mergers and acquisitions

Insurtech is set to take the insurance industry by storm

Disruptive technology applied to the insurance industry is finding its way into the mainstream of a previously traditional business

Why insurance is going from boring to interesting

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Digital technology promises to transform the insurance industry with better deals and new policies for customers

Personal data may penalise ‘uninsurables’

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In a world where personal data-driven insurance products are increasingly tailored to the individual, could some consumers be unfairly disadvantaged?

Insurance companies competing on price and value

Insurance companies operating in an increasingly competitive market must innovate and be proactive to prosper