Driverless cars and 'digital exhaust' are emerging risks

Zurich CRO highlights three risks insurers will face in future

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Artificial intelligence, cyber risk and asset-sharing networks such as Airbnb will be the three emerging risks that insurance companies will have to grapple with over the coming years, according to John Scott, chief risk officer at Zurich Global Corporate, part of Zurich Insurance Group.

Speaking to delegates at the Insurance Risk Europe conference in London today, Scott listed the “existential threats to our business” that could turn out to be as serious as the tobacco and asbestos-related laws