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The new rules of the road: Get ready for driverless driving

Self-driving cars will change the way we live. Infrastructure, both physical and legal, will have to be adapted. But rather than a big bang of transformative change, we will likely see a gradual shift: first, the incorporation of new safety features, then low-speed automation, then the roll-out of automated fleets, and finally, safer rides for everyone. A look at the world of autonomous driving.

Allianz Partners and Uber are partnering to provide benefits and protection insurance for independent drivers and couriers in Europe

Allianz Partners will provide Uber’s Partner Protection program, covering independent drivers and couriers that use the Uber and Uber Eats apps across 23 European countries. The coverage includes on-trip benefits in cases of accidents, injury or hospitalisations, as well as off-trip benefits such as sick pay and maternity/paternity payments.

Allianz establishes new Global Commercial division

Effective July 1, 2021, a new division for Global Commercial insurance was established under Chris Townsend, Member of the Allianz SE Board of Management responsible for Global Insurance Lines & Anglo Markets, Reinsurance, Middle East and Africa.

Euro 2020: Return of the foot soldiers

Euro 2020 has sent football fever soaring across Europe. As fans cautiously return to attending soccer matches in person, what has the pandemic changed in the sports and entertainment arena? 

How to insure a pandemic

What does a pandemic have to do with Tetris? Well, for one, they both start slowly and pick up speed very fast. Unlike Tetris, thankfully, a pandemic is possible to manage. However, what the pandemic highlighted are the enormous challenges that are involved in insuring it. In addition, it also opened up new paths to future insurance solutions that could cover such global events of enormous proportions…

Important role in internationalization: Allianz Deutschland strengthens lines of business

Allianz Deutschland is repositioning itself to leverage the important role of the German business lines' divisional companies in internationalization and to foster a joint market presence. Germany is one of the most important markets for the Allianz Group.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty partners with Google Cloud and Munich Re to provide cyber risk management solution for cloud customers

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, the corporate insurer of Allianz SE, and Munich Re have jointly developed a new commercial cyber risk insurance solution called “Cloud Protection +.” This collaboration provides state-of the-art insurance exclusively designed for customers of Google Cloud enrolled in Google’s new “Risk Protection Program.”

Euler Hermes announces an extension to the protective shield scheme

The global pandemic continues to create a volatile environment for the German economy, especially its many SMEs. So, last week’s announced extension of the protective shield is a welcome boost for businesses and welcome news for the German economy.

Euler Hermes: Successful extension of supply chain protection

The German government, Euler Hermes and other German credit insurers have jointly decided to extend their protective shield for the German economy by six months until June 30, 2021. The agreement is still subject to approval by the EU Commission.