Insurtech weekly: AxaXL, Legal & General, ArgoGlobal, Zurich, Expert System, Axieme

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest developments in the fast-moving world of insurtech


Zurich disputes Mondelēz $100m cyber attack claim

The case is said to be the first legal dispute over how companies recover the costs of a cyber attack


"Utopia or dystopia? Risk managers have a crucial role in influencing the direction"

By asking difficult questions and encouraging bold actions, Alison Martin says the risk function will play an important part in ensuring the insurance industry thrives


Insurers ruling out Carmichael coal coverage listed

Five re/insurers go public with clear refusal to cover Carmichael coal mine in Australia


Zurich sells $2bn legacy portfolio to Catalina

The portfolio relates primarily to industrial disease claims


Cyber attacks identified as top risk for UK businesses

Risks from cyber attacks rise up the agenda


UK crime gang jailed for defrauding insurers out of £1m

Zurich’s fraud team first alerted police about a suspicious property damage claim


Why virtual reality tech could be a game changer for insurance

'The future is bright for insurance, the future is virtual'. That was the optimistic sentiment at a recent Lloyd's event to demonstrate the exciting possibilities for virtual, augmented reality and mixed reality technologies in the insurance industry. Ronan McCaughey explains


Climate risk management: the heat is on

Managing financial risks from climate change is becoming an important issue for insurers. Ronan McCaughey speaks to firms about the tools they use to gauge climate risk - and how they plan to deal with this major global challenge


Finding the goal in insurtech - part two: the insurers

In the second part of this series of interviews, Cintia Cheong and Paul Walsh talk to insurers about their approach to insurtech development and where they are already reaping the rewards