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  • A hitchhiker's guide to smart contracts

    20 August 2018

    Does a contract have to involve people? In the future, maybe not. Thanks to blockchain technology, computer code is gradually taking the place of banks, governments and the legal system.

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  • Our claims response to hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria

    05 June 2018

    During late August to September 2017, three hurricanes formed in the Atlantic ocean reaching Category 4 and 5 strengths. These hurricanes caused massive evacuations.

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  • Auto-telematics 101

    10 October 2017

    We're living in an age of connectivity where new technology is constantly evolving to help bring us closer together. So it should come as no surprise that technology is revolutionising how we interact with our cars – and our insurers.

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  • Your face is your new PIN: The rise of biometrics

    02 August 2017

    Imagine this – you're traveling abroad and run out of cash. You find the nearest ATM, take a selfie and instantly gain access to your bank account. Sound like a scene from a movie? It's closer to reality than you may think.

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  • 3D printing – From science fiction to reality

    08 May 2017

    Although 3D printing sounds like something out of science fiction, it's increasingly part of our daily lives. Thanks to the exponential growth of this technology, almost anything you might want can be made ready to order. Already we've seen 3D printers create medical devices, cosmetics, toys, even food!

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  • Swiss Re Corporate Solutions voted #1 commercial insurer

    05 May 2017

    Flaspöhler surveyed nearly 300 risk professionals and asked them to rank the top commercial insurers on eight factors critical to the success of their risk mitigation efforts.

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  • Cyber liability: Data breach in Europe

    14 March 2017

    How often has your data been hacked? Have you received a notice from your bank recently about suspicious transactions? Have youalready adapted to the “new reality” of data (in)security?
    Although the topic of cyber security is much broader than the data breach example, the media focus is usually on data breaches, which occur at a much higher frequency than other cyber events. Because
    data breaches also, so far, generate most of the cyber-related insurance claims, we limit the scope of this publication to those types of events.

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  • Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Jim George as Global Head Claims

    21 February 2017

    Mr. George will lead the global claims organization and serve as a member of Corporate Solutions' Management and Business Management Committees.

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  • Making Waves: Emerging Risks in Marine Insurance

    26 January 2017

    New technology is everywhere – the land, the air, even the high seas. In the digital age, both hackers and pirates could capsize a ship on the open waters.

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  • Insuring Black Swans – Understanding Non-physical Damage Business Interruption Coverage

    26 January 2017

    In today's global economy, companies rely less on tangible properties for their continued operations and become more dependent on complex, world-wide supply chains. In addition, regulatory, reputational, cyber and other fortuitous risks threaten the long-term outlook of businesses.

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  • No cash, no problem: The implications of a cashless society

    23 January 2017

    Imagine a world where cash is no longer king. Sound like science fiction? It actually might be closer to tomorrow's reality than you think. Kate Browne, Senior Vice President, Claims, explains this evolution in her inaugural podcast. Listen below!

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  • North American Healthcare Dialysis Center Malpractice Claims
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    23 January 2017

    This article examines medical malpractice claims involving freestanding renal care facilities. In general, claims based on medical negligence are less common at dialysis clinics than at standard medical facilities.

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