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P2P insurance does not make one an insurer

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 05:50

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Take the month-old startup Bandboo, a blockchain-enabled unemployment-insurance platform where its members pool money to insure one another and split the claims when a fellow member loses his/her job.

THERE'S a new fad in town and it's called the peer-to-peer (P2P) insurance platform that looks like an insurer and behaves quite like one, except that, to the regulator, it isn't.

Take the month-old startup Bandboo, a blockchain-enabled unemployment-insurance platform where its members

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