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Three things to watch out for in the Middle East in 2019

United Arab Emirates - December 14 2018 Mandatory health insurance, new life rules and regulatory enforcement will top the bill. The coming year looks set to be a busy one in the Middle East…

Successful defence of playground injury claim is a good sign for local authorities

United Kingdom - December 14 2018 Clyde & Co are pleased to report the successful defence of a claim against Maidstone Council after a student sustained a serious injury in a zip-wire…

ICOs: Understanding the Risks

USA - December 12 2018 Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are already a multibillion-dollar strategy for raising capital and are growing in importance. They do, however, present…

Autonomous vehicles will gain traction in the US in 2019

USA - December 11 2018 Public concern over safety unlikely to impact long-term acceptance. Autonomous vehicles made news earlier this year when with an Uber test vehicle…

Mesothelioma reasonably foreseeable despite no direct evidence of exposure

United Kingdom - December 11 2018 Mrs Thacker died of mesothelioma in 2014. She had been employed in the office at the Atlas Steel Foundry in the mid to late 1960s. She had met her…

Risk awareness of ICOs will rise

USA - December 11 2018 D&O insurers should continue to evaluate coverage options and tread carefully. Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) already, a multi-billion dollar strategy…

Accountability for Australian senior executives will remain a hot topic

Australia - December 7 2018 Insurers could face similar regime to bankers. The Banking Executive Accountability Regime (BEAR) came into effect in July 2018 for Australia's…

Focus on consumer protection to intensify in Australia

Australia - December 7 2018 New rules will increase regulatory burden on insurers. In Australia, product disclosure has traditionally been the chief means of protecting consumers…

Insurtech M&A in the US will expand in 2019

Global - December 6 2018 Maturing start-ups will be targeted for acquisition by more established market players. In 2018, insurtech has transitioned in the US from the novelty…

Investors looking to Asia will consider a range of market entry strategies

Asia-Pacific - December 6 2018 M&A just one option for those eyeing insurance opportunities in the region. Non-traditional players continue to have high levels of interest in the…