Grawe bestowed award – VersicherungsJournal Österreich

November 8th, 2021 – This year, the Grazer Wechselseite has given an award to Corina Madreiter-Sokolowski and her team from the Medical University of Graz for research on cell aging, specifically on the energy supply to mitochondria, which in turn produce energy for the cells of the human body are. Research is carried out with […]

ETM Engineering Technologie Marketing: Automotive supplier in trouble

Despite the preliminary insolvency: Business operations in Saalburg-Ebersdorf will be continued in full (Photo: ETM Engineering Technologie Marketing) The production downtimes in the automotive industry stumbled another player: on October 13, 2021, preliminary insolvency proceedings were ordered for the assets of ETM Engineering Technologie Marketing GmbH (Saalburg-Ebersdorf). The district court of Gera appointed RA Rolf […]

GDV wants residential building insurance only with elementary protection

1.11.2021 – The insurance association has submitted a position paper in which it proposes that all existing contracts in private residential building insurance be supplemented with elementary protection. New contracts should only be offered with the module. When it comes to the premium, there should be “individual solutions” for cases of hardship. In future, new […]

Entitlement to care allowance is suspended during inpatient treatment

September 29, 2021 – Entitlement to the payment of care allowance is interrupted if a person in need of care has to be treated as an inpatient in a clinic for more than four weeks. This was decided by the Osnabrück Social Court with a judgment published yesterday on September 7, 2021 (S 14 P […]

These major cities have the highest home burglary rates

September 22nd, 2021 – Krefeld had the highest burglary rate in relation to the number of inhabitants of all 82 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants in 2020. The burglary rate here was around three times higher than the national average and even nine times higher than in Jena with the lowest Klaurate. The awareness […]

The big cities with the worst claims balance

September 20, 2021 – The worst damage balance among the major German cities has the federal capital Berlin in motor liability insurance as well as in full and partially comprehensive insurance. It looks best in Cottbus (motor vehicle liability), Paderborn (fully comprehensive) and Erlangen (partial comprehensive). This is shown by detailed data from the new […]

Braskem: Plans to produce bio-based ethylene in Thailand

The Brazilians are flirting with an Asian production of bio-based ethylene (Photo: Braskem) The polyolefin producer Braskem (São Paulo / Brazil) and the petrochemical group SCG Chemicals (Bangkok / Thailand) are considering the production of bio-based ethylene and polyethylene in Thailand. Both parties signed a letter of intent to consider joint investments in the construction […]

Hardened market: higher premiums, stricter conditions

9/10/2021 – Cost pressure has increased for companies due to the behavior of insurers, Greco states. In addition to premium increases, new exclusions will also be applied; to this end, customers must improve their risk management. The D&O insurance market is particularly hardened. The domestic insurance broker Greco International AG invited to his “Risk Day” […]

Museum Abbey shows art from Africa

Liesborn (gl) – The Liesborn Abbey Museum is showing contemporary art from six African countries from September 19 to November 28 under the title “Spirit Africa”. You can see paintings, sculptures, objects and photography from the Kunst Transit Berlin collection. According to the announcement, 45 works in the exhibition give an impression of art from […]

These are the metropolises with the worst loss balance sheets

September 2, 2021 – Among the major German cities with more than 500,000 inhabitants, the federal capital Berlin has the worst damage balance in motor vehicle liability insurance as well as in full and partially comprehensive insurance. It looks best in Bremen (motor vehicle liability) or in Nuremberg (fully and partially comprehensive). This is shown […]