An advisory council to the US Treasury Department met last week to discuss the application of blockchain to the insurance market.
An insurance and reinsurance industry trade organization headquartered in the UK is launching a new blockchain research project.
The state government of Illinois has quietly established a working group tasked with developing a strategy for integrating blockchain tech.
Five major European insurance and reinsurance companies have partnered on a new blockchain initiative.
Blockchain startup Symbiont has demonstrated a self-executing catastrophe swap smart contract on a platform designed for a wide-range of industries.
PwC has released new details about a proof-of-concept focused on blockchain applications in the wholesale insurance market.
Germany-based insurance giant Allianz has tested how blockchain-based smart contracts could be used to handle catastrophe swaps and bonds.
PwC is sponsoring new research into the blockchain's potential in the insurance industry, as well as the creation of a proof-of-concept prototype.
Capgemini took its latest step on its bid to dramatically increase its investment in blockchain tech this week, announcing a retail payments trial.