There has been so much written about the theoretical applications of Blockchain in insurance that it is good to see a practical initiative taking place that I hope will move the debate on. 

Aegon, Allianz, Munich Re, Swiss Re and Zurich have launched the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i aiming to explore the potential of distributed ledger technologies to better serve clients through faster, more convenient and secure services. 

Here Paul gives his assessment of why Blockchain should be considered a game changer for insurance and lays the foundations for a great discussion at TINtech London Market next month.