US-based risk specialist XL Catlin has announced that Chris Kopser is set to lead its Risk Management Insurance North America Division from 8 October, after leaving AIG.
Costa Rica is to spend $1 million over each of the next four years to step up security for tourists, following the murders of two foreign women on consecutive days in early August.
According to the World Health Organization, measles cases across Europe have reached a record high.
The Insurance Regulatory Developmment Authority of India (IRDAI) has announced that all insurers operating in India must now cover mental illness.
One of Canada’s largest airline operators Air Canada is looking for approval to form its own life insurance company, according to The Canadian Press.
Insurer Chubb has announced that it has opened a new Asia Pacific Major Accounts Division.
Hotel bookings startup Roomex has announced that it has received €8 million through Series A funding.
The Nepalese Government is attempting to crack down on insurance fraud schemes perpetrated by powerful brokers in trekking and mountaineering in the country, which sees insurers put out of pocket for fake helicopter rescues and hospital treatments.
Internet shopping website Amazon is looking to create its own UK insurance comparison site, according to Reuters.