Anton Gubnitsyn, CEO of TIAR Center, chaired a meeting between the Russian Association for Electronic Communications (RAEC) and the Russian Insurance Union. The main topic of the meeting was insuring transactions made on sharing platforms. Maria Malkovskaya, CEO of URALSIB Insurance and URALSIB Life, talked about the possibilities, current practices, key challenges and risks of insuring sharing economy transactions. “Insurance strengthens trust,” noted Gubnitsyn. “This is vitally important for sharing economy, the model of which is based on trusting strangers and users’ online reputation.” You can read more about the meeting here.