Call for papers

Between the 11th and 14th June 2019 there is going to be a technical insurance conference looking in detail at risk and the insurance business in history from the middle ages. The event is drawing experts from all around the world and I for one will certainly be attending. The organising committee is seeking proposals for sessions and I attach the documentation so if you […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 26 September 2017

This week’s product recalls includes the following: Knog Pty Ltd — Knog Frog Strobe Bicycle Light Read more Mazda Australia Pty Ltd — Mazda BT-50 Read more Cyclingdeal — Road Mountain Bike Bicycle Cycling Adult Helmet Read more Lenoxx Electronics Aust Pty Ltd — Electric Blanket Read more

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Another lesson learned from the US when it comes to motor

Like many things in the United States, and particularly when it comes to insurance there a lot of differences. I am looking at motor insurance. No matter how old you are and/or your level of driving experience you may have in another country, if you are an expat or new resident, it counts for nothing and you start from scratch as if you are a new […]

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Trap with US hire cars when it comes to policy excesses

As I posted yesterday, I have been over in the United States over the past month and during that period I had to hire a car twice. The first time they asked if I wanted to buy down the deductible and I said no, I have travel insurance for this. As part of our corporate travel cover we have A$5,000 which is more than enough […]

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I cannot understanding headlines like this..

For the past month I have been working over in the United States as LMI launches products such as our Business Income (BI) calculator into this market. While there, hurricanes hit in Texas and Florida and it was heartbreaking to me to read that people were not fully insured for such events which are not a case of: ‘if it happens’, but rather: ‘when it […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 13 September 2017

This week’s product recalls include the following: FCA Australia Pty Ltd — 2011-2015 (JC) Dodge Journey and 2011-2015 (JF) Fiat Freemont 12 SEP 2017 FCA Australia Pty Ltd — 2011-2014 (LX) Chrysler 300 and 2012-2014 (WK) Jeep Grand Cherokee 12 SEP 2017 BRP US Inc — Selected Evinrude® E-TEC® G2 150-300 HP Outboard Engines 12 SEP 2017 BMW Group Australia Ltd — BMW E70 X5 […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 5 September 2017

This week’s product recalls include the following: PZ Cussons Australia Pty Ltd — Rafferty’s Garden Happy Tummies Vegetable Risotto 4 SEP 2017 Shriro Australia Pty Ltd — 9.5V and 9V DC Adaptor 4 SEP 2017 Ausway Pacific Pty Ltd — Electric Throw Blanket 4 SEP 2017 Renthal Ltd — Renthal Motorcycle Handlebar Clip-Ons 1 SEP 2017 Rex Articoli Tecnici SA — SwissStop EXOTherm Disc Pads

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