Zurich unveils new panel for large and complex APAC claims

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Zurich has introduced a new legal panel to provide legal services for large and complex claims in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region following last year’s legal panel arrangement for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).

The new legal panel, which came into force last month, comprises BLM in association with Global Insurance Law Connect (GILC), Clyde & Co, and DAC Beachcroft LLP in association with Legalign Global and Kennedys Law.

Commenting on the new panel, Zurich head of claims for APAC Matt Cottrell said: “This is great news for our customers and our broking partners who will be able to receive

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Shenton Brokers launches Insurance Checkup tool

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Shenton Brokers has launched Insurance Checkup, an online tool that helps consumers gain a better understanding of their protection needs, allowing them take steps to narrow gaps in insurance coverage.

According to the digital brokerage, aside from the required car and health insurance products, many Singaporeans can be rather distrustful of insurance. This has led Shenton Brokers to launch an education-based platform for buying insurance, which Insurance Checkup is now a part of.

The tool will allow users to discover their coverage gaps, and provide personalized advice and quotes from over 20 insurance providers. By answering a set of simple

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Guy Carpenter unveils cyber co-leaders

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Global risk and reinsurance specialist Guy Carpenter & Company, a business of Marsh & McLennan, has announced the appointment of Anthony Cordonnier as managing director and global co-head of cyber and the promotion of Erica Davis to global co-head of cyber.

Cordonnier and Davis will co-lead Guy Carpenter’s cyber team to more effectively utilise its global footprint, analytical capabilities and sector knowledge. Cordonnier is based in London and will report to James Boyce, CEO, Global Specialties at Guy Carpenter. Davis is based in New York and will report to Will Garland, president, Centers of Excellence, North America, at Guy Carpenter.

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Payments data shows huge rebound for Retail, Pubs & Bars

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New payments data shines a light on the economic impact of the 12th April changes to social distancing in the UK, which included the re-opening of non-essential retail, outdoor hospitality and hair and beauty businesses.

Payments data shows huge rebound for Retail, Pubs & Bars and Hairdressers

Just one week since the changes came into force, Barclaycard Payments has already recorded significant growth across all the sectors that were allowed to re-open, stemming from the country’s pent-up demand for returning to pre-pandemic activities.

Last week’s changes caused a stampede of customers rushing back to hairdressing and beauty businesses

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