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Overview of the latest insurance news


Insurance company Coya receives BaFin license (GER)

Green light for Coya: The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has granted the young property and casualty insurer an insurance licence. This clears the way for Berlin-based company to enter the market. The insurer wants to start in the coming weeks with household contents and bicycle insurance.

The fight for the customer contact (GER)

Comparison portals have long since become part of consumers’ everyday lives. This development is hitting the insurance market hard. Because insurers are increasingly losing direct contact with customers.

HDI: Cyber insurance now also via online computer (GER)

Protection against attacks: Since the beginning of the year, HDI has offered a stand-alone solution for covering cyber risks for companies and freelancers with its cyber insurance. Now the policy is also available via the online calculator of HDI Firmen Digital.

How cyber risks become visible (GER)

Companies are increasingly afraid of cyber attacks. The specialist insurer Hiscox now offers its brokers a free cyber risk check to support sales.


New digital strategy: Allianz plans mobile payment service(GER)

Is Allianz’s mobile payment service coming? The insurer is apparently considering introducing an appropriate service. This is probably not only about the service for millions of alliance customers. It is also about data and information.

Internet of Things: Turning Point for Marine Insurance? (EN)

The Internet of Things will take marine insurance to capabilities that are a far cry from the traditional model that is under so much pressure.

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