Insurance

Here are five of the biggest investments in driverless cars made in the past year

Insurance Business Review - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 8:45am

Multiple investments in driverless cars over the past year have resulted in the total funding for the technology topping $100bn (£76bn) – as the public eagerly awaits what

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Profiling nine Irish business leaders, including Ryanair and Leicester City bosses

Insurance Business Review - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 8:45am

From the loose-lipped boss of Ryanair to the first ever female CEO of an English Premier League club, Irish business leaders are as colourful as the streets of

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Which F1 team comes first on the podium for sponsorship deals?

Insurance Business Review - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 8:45am

Mercedes has dominated on the race track in recent years, taking home the last five constructors’ championship titles – but, off the tarmac, Ferrari tops the table for

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Sports lawyer Daniel Geey gives the inside scoop on the business side of football

Insurance Business Review - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 8:45am

From securing last-minute transfer deals to overseeing the signing of a lucrative commercial contract, Daniel Geey has been involved with many of the inner workings of the football

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Nine Irish tech start-ups turning the Emerald Isle into the AI Isle

Insurance Business Review - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 8:45am

With offices for Google, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft based there, it’s no secret that Ireland is a popular location for businesses – but beyond the tech giants, it’s

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From alien abduction to penises, here’s seven weird things you didn’t know can be insured

Insurance Business Review - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 8:45am

The story that David Beckham insured his legs is one of the more well-known instances of weird insurance – but the prized possessions of England’s former captain aren’t

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Meet Mike Brockman, the serial entrepreneur who brought a conservative industry into the 21st century

Insurance Business Review - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 8:45am

In a 38-year career, Mike Brockman has been one of the insurance industry’s biggest innovators after pioneering the “black box” in-car device at insurethebox. After forming new start-up

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From London to Tallinn, how five European cities plan to transform mobility with 5G

Insurance Business Review - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 8:45am

Super-fast internet speeds grab the headlines when it comes to the potential of 5G – but it also promises to revolutionise urban transport as we know it. As

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Five recommendations of the Furman Review on how to tackle the tech giants

Insurance Business Review - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 8:45am

Stronger competition laws, new regulators, user data controls and an investigation into the digital advertising duopoly could be the answer to break the dominance of tech giants in

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Meet Richard Dodgson, the entrepreneur who runs events for Sting and Hugo Boss

Insurance Business Review - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 8:45am

From performing on stage with Daniel Craig to organising Sting’s birthday party, Richard Dodgson is an entrepreneur with a few tales. He left his career as an actor

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Maine Marketing Firm Settles Lawsuit with Employee Claiming She Was Drugged

Insurance Journal - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 8:20am
A Maine marketing firm has settled a lawsuit with a former employee who claimed she was drugged at a company party and fired after requesting accommodations to recover. The Portland Press Herald reports an attorney for Trueline Publishing told the …
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Gas Refineries Pay Vermont Settlement Over Fuel Additive

Insurance Journal - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 8:14am
The Vermont attorney general’s office says more than two dozen of the country’s biggest gasoline refiners, including ExxonMobil and Shell Oil Company, are paying a $3.8 million settlement over the use of the gasoline additive that the state alleged caused …
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In Fatberg Fight, New York Goes to War Against Flushable Wipes

Insurance Journal - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 8:06am
One of humanity’s most private and pervasive hygiene habits is changing. And Sal Scapelito’s job is a sign that the trend may not be sustainable. Every two minutes, the 31-year-old sewage treatment worker cleans off a five-foot-wide device designed to …
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Aon’s New Ventures Group Focuses on Intellectual Property with Cochrane Named COO

Insurance Journal - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 8:06am
Aon’s New Ventures Group (NVG), which was formed in October 2018 to accelerate Aon’s investment in innovative new solutions, is focusing its first efforts on intellectual property in order to help clients manage their intangible assets. NVG is formally sponsoring …
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Real Life Examples Show Why Businesses Must Boost Their Cyber Defenses

Insurance Journal - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 7:24am
When cyber thieves attacked Empire Industries’ computer network, technology manager Rich Shemanskis could see files in the process of being infected by malicious software. “We were looking at the network, and I noticed it, and another guy noticed it. We’re …
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Tropical Cyclone Idai Devastates Mozambique, Zimbabwe with at Least 166 Deaths

Insurance Journal - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 6:57am
A tropical cyclone killed at least 166 people in Mozambique and Zimbabwe, destroying roads and bridges and curbing electricity exports to neighboring South Africa. The death toll has risen sharply since Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall almost directly over the …
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BHSI Launches Professional Liability Cover for Asset Managers and Funds in UK, Ireland

Insurance Journal - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 6:03am
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has launched Professional First Asset Management Liability Insurance, which provides broad professional liability, directors & officers liability, and crime coverage tailored for investment managers and funds in the UK and Ireland. “Highly volatile investment and …
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CBS Settles $1.25M Investor Lawsuit over ‘Improper’ Redstone Compensation

Insurance Journal - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 5:32am
CBS Corp. directors agreed to settle for $1.25 million investors’ claims that network owner Sumner Redstone received millions of dollars in improper compensation after he became incapacitated in 2014. The money — coming from insurance covering CBS’s officers and directors …
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Black Boxes Show Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air Disasters Were Similar, Says Ethiopia

Insurance Journal - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 5:02am
The crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed 157 people had “clear similarities” with October’s Lion Air crash, Ethiopia said on Sunday, shown by initial analysis of the black boxes recovered from the wreckage of the March 10 disaster. …
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Allianz Explores Deal with Deutsche Bank’s Asset Management Arm: Sources

Insurance Journal - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 4:33am
Allianz SE is exploring the possibility of a combination of its asset management arm with Deutsche Bank AG’s DWS Group to create a national champion in active money management, according to people familiar with the matter. The Munich-based insurer is …
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