• Blockchain initiative B3i gains truly international scope

    Thought Center Feature

    Since its launch in October 2016, the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i has gained broad attention across the industry and beyond. In the meantime, 10 additional insurance and reinsurance companies have decided to join, giving the initiative a truly global scope with members from Asia, Europe and the Americas.

    Thought Center Feature Since its launch in October 2016, the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiati ...
  • Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE)

    To highlight the importance of risk management education, and to engage future generations in our industry, the IIS has initiated the GCIE designation, a certification program for universities and colleges with outstanding Risk Management and Insurance programs, allowing them the opportunity to be recognized and to enhance their connections with the insurance industry.

     

    Application deadline: March 17

    To highlight the importance of risk management education, and to engage future generations in our in ...
  • Insurance Leaders Join Insurance Development Forum

    Insurance Development Forum (IDF) Chair Stephen Catlin, and Chairman Elect of the IIS, has today announced the appointment of leading insurance CEOs to serve on the Steering Committee of the IDF.

     

     

    Insurance Development Forum (IDF) Chair Stephen Catlin, and Chairman Elect of the IIS, has today ann ...
  • Coordinating to mitigate operational risk

    Thought Center Insight

     

    TC Insights use the IIS Thought Center’s search engine to highlight timely trends in global risk management. Through the use of the Thought Center’s filter system, you can adjust TC Insights to highlight materials specific to your region, industry, or sector.

     

     

    Thought Center Insight   TC Insights use the IIS Thought Center’s search engine to high ...
  • IIS Speaker Series: Insights from Insurance Leaders

    IIS Speaker Series

     

    The IIS Speaker Series, sponsored by RGA, is your seat at the table with the leaders, influencers and innovators who are shaping the global insurance industry. Join RGA Chief Operating Officer Donna Kinnaird as she talks with the industry’s top executives, who share their views on topics including leadership, innovation and social responsibility.

     

    Click here for highlights from past installments of the IIS Speaker Series.  You can access all the videos in the series here.

    IIS Speaker Series   The IIS Speaker Series, sponsored by RGA, is your seat at the table wit ...

Insurance and Blockchain

 

What is Distributed Ledger/Blockchain Technology and why does it Matter to Insurers? First, a definition. Distributed Ledger/Blockchain technology transfers value in a decentralized, consensus based immutable manner using cryptographic tools and is different from technology today by offering transactions occurring between unknown counterparties that are mathematically trusted in real time.

 

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