Are Underwriters, Agents Endangered by AI?

"Meet your new underwriter." That's the caption under a photo of a robotic hand holding a pen that the digital news outlet Quartz (qz.com) used to introduce a recent article about an insurer using ...

AI and Insurance: Are Claims Jobs in Danger?

Mirroring the actions of at least one large Western insurer, a Japanese life insurer announced it would introduce cognitive computing in its claims department in late December. Unlike other insurers, ...

Benefits of Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

We need to work on a united, collaborative response when it comes to combating climate change, said Zurich Insurance’s Cecilia Reyes in a recent blog, expanding on her Dec. 15 Twitter chat on ...

Fairfax Seeking to Raise $1B From Africa Fund IPO

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd., the Canadian insurer that announced its largest acquisition last week, is selling shares in an initial public offering for a fund that will make investments in ...