109. News: New regulations are changing UK insurance as we know it

Episode 110 · January 26th, 2022 · 54 mins 46 secs

About this Episode

Nigel Walsh and John Bean joined by a great panel of guests to discuss the most recent and exciting news in the world of Insurtech.

Joining us today are:

  • Sophie Winwood, Early Stage VC Investor at Anthemis
  • Dr Robin Keira, CEO of Digitalscouting.de

We cover the following stories:

  • UK insurers to be banned from offering cheaper deals to new customers 2:07
  • Markerstudy snaps up Comparethemarket owner's insurance arm in £400m deal 12:45
  • Insurers seek to block injury claims from illegal e-scooter riders 24:33
  • Mandatory Insurance Coverage for Medical Cannabis Now Expands to More than 50 million Colombians 34:38
  • Over 10,000 taxis could see insurance policies terminated in Hong Kong 44:01
  • European Floods in Mid-July Cost Insurers $12B, Topping Non-U.S. Events in 2021 45:20
  • Lil Uzi Vert says his insurance company nearly “cut him off” over forehead diamond piercing 48:20

All that and much more on this week's episode of Insurtech Insider!

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This episode of Insurtech Insider was produced by Irina Andronic and edited by George Sztuka.

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