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Posted in Asia, Market developments, Singapore

Game of Drones: The rise in drone insurance in Singapore

As applications for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), also known as drones or unmanned aerial systems (UAS) increase, so do concerns about privacy and safety. As a result, managing and insuring against risk will be crucial to success for UAV manufacturers and operators and this presents an exciting new growth prospect for insurance companies. The Teal

Posted in Market developments, UK

UK: Drones: Sky’s the limit or crash landing?

This week saw Amazon testing its new drone service, Prime Air, in a secret location in Canada. Delivery drones are unmanned aerial vehicles utilised for commercial purposes, delivering packages, food and other goods. Drones have enormous potential in agriculture, mining and real estate amongst numerous other industries. Amazon hopes that it will improve efficiency, with

Posted in Asia, European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Latin America, Market developments, Poland, Russia, Spain, The Netherlands, UK, USA

Emerging risk: Arctic exploration, drones, bitcoin and artificial intelligence

This article was first published in Global Reinsurance Magazine on 1 August 2014 and reproduced in the blog with kind permission of the publishers. The world is ever changing.  Change creates opportunity but with opportunity comes risk. With this, underwriters, brokers, risk analysts and others face new challenges.  Some new risks, like cyber security, receive a