Insurance Roundup, September 29, 2017


Global Risk Insights

  • Hamas reaches out to Algeria
    by Emily Boulter on 2017-09-29 at 12:00Qatar´s calls for Hamas officials to leave the Gulf state prompted the group to seek to disperse its leadership, citing Algeria as a potential base. The post Hamas reaches out to Algeria appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Is the referendum on Kurdish independence a spark in a powder keg?
    by Global Risk Insights on 2017-09-28 at 12:32GRI Debate: Will the independence referendum in Kurdistan further destabilize Iraq and the region? Kurdish authorities announced on Wednesday that Iraqi Kurds overwhelmingly voted in favour of a split from Iraq, The post Is the referendum on Kurdish independence a spark in a powder keg? […]

  • Recent Barcelona attack increases support for independence
    by Marc Hernado on 2017-09-28 at 12:00The Barcelona attack brought to light growing tensions likely to influence the upcoming referendum. The post Recent Barcelona attack increases support for independence appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Why the Kurdish referendum is part of Barzani’s wider strategy
    by Leo Kabouche on 2017-09-28 at 11:47Kurdish authorities announced on Wednesday that Iraqi Kurds overwhelmingly voted in favour of a split from Iraq, with 92.7 percent of voters casting their vote in favour of Kurdistan’s independence. The post Why the Kurdish referendum is part of Barzani’s wider strategy appeared first […]

  • Referendum in Kurdistan: A risky gamble in a volatile region
    by Anas Abdoun on 2017-09-28 at 01:46Nearly 93% of eligible voters in Kurdistan have cast their ballot in favour of independence. Although technically the referendum is non-binding, it does represent a new and potentially dangerous phase The post Referendum in Kurdistan: A risky gamble in a volatile region appeared first on Global […]

Claims Journal

  • HSB Survey: Half of U.S. Businesses Have Been Hacked
    on 2017-09-29 at 09:50More than half of U.S. businesses (53 percent) have experienced a cyber attack in the past year, according to a survey of business executives released today by The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB), part of Munich Re. […]

  • Michigan High Court Will Consider Girls Bonfire Injury at Century-Old Inn
    on 2017-09-29 at 09:48The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to look at the case of a 10-year-old girl who burned her foot on hot coals a day after a Lake Michigan beach bonfire. The century-old Watervale Inn in Benzie County could be liable […]

  • Climate Change May Cost U.S. $1B a Day as Planet Heats Up
    on 2017-09-29 at 08:53Stronger hurricanes, hotter heat waves, more frequent wildfires and more severe public-health issues are all adding to the costs of climate change, which will reach almost $1 billion a day in the U.S. within a decade, according to a report […]

  • Citizens Estimates $1.23B In Insured Losses from Hurricane Irma
    on 2017-09-29 at 08:42Hurricane Irma will generate up to 70,000 claims and approximately $1.23 billion of insured losses to Citizens Property Insurance Corporation over the next 18 to 24 months, according to initial estimates presented to Citizens Board of Governors on Wednesday. Chris […]

  • Aggressive Firefighting Help Protect 2,000 Southern California Homes
    on 2017-09-29 at 08:32Southern California firefighters saved nearly 2,000 homes from a powerful wildfire that burned up to the edges of suburban canyon neighborhoods. Crews hosed down blazing trees within a few feet of homes and one residence was damaged shifting winds sent […]

Insurance Journal

  • Generali in Germany Launches Next Phase of Restructuring Program
    by L.S. Howard on 2017-09-29 at 11:54Generali Deutschland has launched the next phase of its program to reorganize in Germany, which is one of Generali’s core markets. The program is designed to strengthen and streamline operations, while building the Generali Deutschland brand, said the company in […]

  • SCC Names White as New Virginia Commissioner of Insurance
    on 2017-09-29 at 10:42The State Corporation Commission (SCC) in Virginia has appointed Scott A. White to serve as Virginia’s 14th Commissioner of Insurance in the 111-year history of the SCC’s regulation of the insurance industry. White assumes the post on Jan. 1, 2018, […]

  • Boston Insurance Brokerage Opens Virginia Office, Promotes Driscoll
    on 2017-09-29 at 10:22Boston Insurance Brokerage (BIB), a Boston, Mass.-based provider of commercial and high value personal insurance solutions, has announced the firm’s sales and support expansion by opening a regional office in Richmond, Va. Opening an office in Virginia will allow BIB […]

  • Beazley to Manage Data Breaches for Generali Brazil’s Cyber Insurance Clients
    on 2017-09-29 at 10:15Beazley, a specialist in data breach response insurance, has partnered with Generali Brazil to manage data breaches for Generali’s corporate and commercial cyber insurance customers. Beazley will coordinate the breach response for policyholders, including IT experts, legal services, identity […]

  • ‘Curious Sinking’: Lawyers Blast Vermont Man Whose Mom Lost at Sea
    on 2017-09-29 at 10:11Insurance company lawyers on Monday blasted a Vermont man whose mother was lost at sea, saying he made suspicious alterations to his boat before what they called its “most curious sinking.” Lawyers for Nathan Carman’s insurance company said in documents […]

Asia Insurance Review

  • Australia: APRA extends consultation on role of Appointed Actuary
    on 2017-09-29 at 22:54The prudential regulator APRA has proposed requiring insurers to establish a framework for the provision of actuarial advice within the company. The proposal is for the Appointed Actuary to play an active role in the development of the framework and in any future amendments to it. The framework […]

  • India: Regulator to impose tighter review of insurance liabilities
    on 2017-09-29 at 22:54Indian insurers are likely to face stricter scrutiny over the assessment of their liabilities, as part of the insurance regulator’s efforts to improve transparency in the industry. […]

  • Singapore: DBS and global P&C giant sign regional bancassurance deal
    on 2017-09-29 at 22:54Singapore-headquartered DBS Bank and Chubb, the world’s largest publicly listed P&C insurer, have entered into a 15-year regional distribution partnership agreement covering five markets, namely Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia and China. […]

  • China: ZhongAn share price jumps in trading debut
    on 2017-09-29 at 22:54The share price of ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance jumped as much as 18% on the company’s trading debut yesterday, as investors bet on the prospects of China’s largest online insurer backed by marquee investors including billionaire Jack Ma. […]

  • Taiwan: Regulator raises punitive premium for drunk drivers
    on 2017-09-29 at 22:54Starting in March 2018, motorists convicted of drunk driving will be required to pay a higher punitive premium for Compulsory Automobile Liability Insurance, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) has announced. […]

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Canadian Insurance Top Broker

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Car Insurance Roundup, September 29, 2017


Einsurance Journal Auto Insurance

Car Insurance News on EIN

Various Car Insurance News


Health Insurance Roundup, September 29, 2017


Kaiser Health News – Insurance News

Health Insurance Daily

CNBC – Health Insurance

Health Insurance News on EIN

Go Health Pro

  • 4 steps to healthy aging
    by GoHealth on 2017-09-27 at 21:36It’s never too late to take steps to improve your health. Research shows that many of the same strategies to improve physical health can also improve mental health and sharpness as we age. Since September is National Healthy Aging month, we’ve provided four ways you can ensure your mind […]


Life Insurance Roundup, September 29, 2017


Various Life Insurance News

Life Insurance News on EIN

  • Do stay-at-home spouses need life insurance?
    on 2017-09-29 at 09:05… term life beneficiary form. I’m talking about stay-at-home spouses buying life insurance … by a term life insurance policy. The length of term life, in which … dangerous by life insurance standards, such as rock climbing, an experienced life insurance agent […]

  • Who needs to buy life insurance? Doesn’t it come with the job?
    on 2017-09-25 at 09:25… covered by employer-based group life insurance than by individual life insurance policies. A study … about changing attitudes toward life insurance. Consumers value life insurance,” said Anita Potter … life insurance coverage as part of group underwriting. […]

  • How life insurance helps you fulfill your financial goals
    on 2017-09-25 at 06:47Navneet DubeyMoneycontrol News Life insurance is not limited to providing … ,” said Santosh Agarwal- Head of Life Insurance, Policybazaar.com. When you become … movements. Ankur Agrawal, Category Head, Life Insurance said that normally, ULIP plans […]

  • BBB: Life is risky business — consider getting life insurance
    on 2017-09-24 at 11:44… life insurance policy, what type of life insurance policy it is: term life, whole life, universal life or variable life? The … your policy will receive the life insurance money. After you have finished […]

  • Life is risky business — consider getting life insurance
    on 2017-09-24 at 10:19… life insurance policy, what type of life insurance policy it is: term life, whole life, universal life or variable life? The … your policy will receive the life insurance money. After you have finished […]

Term Life Insurance News


Insurance Roundup, September 28, 2017


Global Risk Insights

Claims Journal

  • Quake Code Questions Raised After Mexico School Collapse

    on 2017-09-28 at 13:37On paper at least, the Mexico City school appeared to be structurally sound and built to withstand a major earthquake. But it collapsed, killing 26 people, most of them children. And now authorities are looking into whether an apartment reportedly […]

  • Hurricane Season Isn’t Over Yet as Action Shifts to Sandy’s Cradle

    on 2017-09-28 at 08:39Harvey, Irma and Maria have written new chapters into Atlantic hurricane history this past month, but the story isn’t over. Storms certainly will keep coming as the action now shifts to the western Caribbean Sea – Sandy’s birthplace. Storms Lee […]

  • NCCI Looks to Future Issues Related to Medical Marijuana

    on 2017-09-28 at 08:23The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) released a final article in a series examining stakeholder concerns over medical and recreational marijuana use in and out of the workplace. The article, “The Marijuana Conversation: What’s Next”, addresses the concerns […]

  • Bill Could Cut Michigan Auto PIP Premiums by 20%

    on 2017-09-28 at 08:10Michigan drivers would no longer be required to buy unlimited medical insurance to cover serious crash injuries under bipartisan legislation high-ranking supporters proposed Tuesday aimed at reducing the country’s highest auto premiums by at least 20 percent. The bill backed […]

  • Appellate Lawyers as Claim Consultants at Any Stage of Litigation

    on 2017-09-28 at 08:09We often see lead trial counsel as the “star”: the top performer in the courtroom, at the mediation, in the deposition room or at other informal venues before trial. He or she “shines” and sells your defenses to a jury […]

Insurance Journal

Asia Insurance Review

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Canadian Insurance Top Broker

Insurance Business Magazine – US


Car Insurance Roundup, September 28, 2017


Einsurance Journal Auto Insurance

Car Insurance News on EIN

  • JOHN BRUMMETT: Health-care realities

    on 2017-09-28 at 13:13… . In that case, absent long-term-care insurance, Medicaid’s cost would … ‘s still got his car, but it only has three […]

  • BUSINESS IN BRIEF 28/9

    on 2017-09-28 at 13:02… anxious about social and health insurance regulations for non-resident employees, heard … addition to social insurance, many enterprises complained purchasing health insurance for their … interpreters. Therefore, they suggested social insurance agencies allow the […]

  • Minneapolis chiropractor among 3 on trial in multimillion-dollar fraud scheme

    on 2017-09-28 at 12:22… with millions of dollars from insurance companies through yearslong parallel schemes … “runners” to recruit and pay car accident victims to visit his … advantage of Minnesota’s no-fault insurance law, which mandates minimum coverage … with anyone […]

  • When The Final Whistle Blows: The Kalusha Bwalya Memoir

    on 2017-09-28 at 12:21… the best gadgets the best car the best clothes (material things … your career will end. Medical insurance – it’s not easy to … career-ending injury and without medical insurance your job is over. On […]

  • Emerging Markets In Asia And Middle East Hold Opportunities For Petrochemicals Companies

    on 2017-09-28 at 12:00LONDON, GREATER LONDON, UK, September 28, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Given the sensitivity of the petrochemicals industry, petrochemicals companies in Asia have to be constantly aware of what goes on in the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. In […]

  • How a simple touch gave away child killer after he ‘abused’ and suffocated his step daughter

    on 2017-09-28 at 11:39… cash in on their life insurance. After being stabbed with one … out a joint £350k life insurance policy in his and his … Nisha, Jones fled to a car driven by career crook Tony […]

  • Donkey owner faces fine after it began eating a McLaren

    on 2017-09-28 at 11:38… munching on the back bumper Insurance refused to pay out full … 49-year-old got back in his car he looked in his rear … but Mr Zahn’s insurance company did not pay out […]

  • How a simple touch gave away child killer after he abused and butchered his step daughter

    on 2017-09-28 at 11:23… cash in on their life insurance. After being stabbed with one … out a joint £350k life insurance policy in his and his … Nisha, Jones fled to a car driven by career crook Tony […]

  • Major: Uninsured or underinsured motorist insurance still pays

    on 2017-09-28 at 11:12… risk when we drive our car. It is simply a necessary … driver and carry the necessary insurance to protect themselves and drivers … good uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance policy (UM/UIM), it … should always read your specific insurance policy carefully to […]

  • Former drug addict father-of-two crashes partner’s car

    on 2017-09-28 at 10:58… his on-and-off partner’s car was in a crash with … with a licence, and no insurance on Windy Bank in Colne … her permission [to take the car] and he shouldn’t […]

  • Florida renters find few options after Hurricane Irma

    on 2017-09-28 at 09:26… said it sounded like a car crashing into the house, breaking … she settled with her rental insurance. They outlined $5,300 in … their furnishings and belongings. The insurance company agreed to pay $3 […]

  • Best of the rest: Events for Sept. 28 and beyond

    on 2017-09-28 at 09:20… Woodmen of the World Life Insurance. Enjoy good food for a … popular festival food, Cloggers, a car cruise in and much more … popular festival food, Cloggers, a car cruise in and much more […]

  • Three payouts for man after cars driven by wife and sister rear-ended other vehicles

    on 2017-09-28 at 09:08… was a rear-ending of another car on another roundabout in Ennis … total amount paid by Liberty Insurance to deal with the claims … ,000 to her insurer, Liberty Insurance. Ms Ward said that she … third passenger in the Ward car, Caroline Sherlock of […]

  • Donkey eats carrot-coloured supercar, owner in court

    on 2017-09-28 at 09:06… munching on the back bumper Insurance refused to pay out full … 49-year-old got back in his car he looked in his rear … but Mr Zahn’s insurance company did not pay out […]

  • Police seize seven vehicles on the Isle of Wight

    on 2017-09-28 at 09:02… were seized. Seized for no insurance Sandown IOW #PC3057 pic.twitter … 27, 2017 Car seized Newport IOW for no insurance, driver failed to … 27, 2017 East Cowes car seized No Insurance and No tax #PC3057 … Again Newport IOW another […]

  • Bill Could Cut Michigan Auto PIP Premiums by 20%

    on 2017-09-28 at 08:54… required to buy unlimited medical insurance to cover serious crash injuries … to carry unlimited personal protection insurance benefits. Michigan is the only … coverage and have their medical insurance cover injuries – cutting their premium … for treating […]

  • Lawyers claim Trustco not honouring debts

    on 2017-09-28 at 08:31… after receiving instructions from Trustco Insurance have told The Namibian they … they were apprehensive about Trustco Insurance blacklisting them by withholding future … sale of a car in 2014, is challenging Trustco Insurance’s … received any complaints about […]

  • US senators announce deal on self-driving car legislation

    on 2017-09-28 at 08:04WASHINGTON: Two U.S. senators said late on Wednesday that they had reached a bipartisan deal on legislation aimed at easing hurdles to getting self-driving cars to drivers. U.S. Senator John Thune, a Republican who chairs the Commerce Committee, and […]

  • Wendell Sailor pranked by ex-teammate Ryan Girdler in new Youi Insurance video via Emotive

    on 2017-09-28 at 07:58… ‘s in the Car?’ for Youi Insurance via Emotive, featuring … in order to save on insurance premiums. The watch time and … releasing this episode.” Youi Insurance: Hugo Schreuder, Bryan Cawood, Fabrizia […]

  • Speed over safety? China’s food delivery industry warned over accidents

    on 2017-09-28 at 06:51… with rain, hits a turning car and is hurled along the … demand better wages and accident insurance. Drivers can face fines for … companies do not always provide insurance or coverage for accidents. Companies … public and third party liability insurance. […]

  • US Car Rental Market 2017 by Current & Upcoming Trends

    on 2017-09-28 at 06:18… Car Rental Business Model 1.3 Car Rental Conditions 1.4 Car Rental Insurance 1.5 Car Rental Revenue and Cost Structure 2. Global Car […]

  • US Car Rental Market Outlook (2017-2021) Extensive Research and Detailed Analysis Report

    on 2017-09-28 at 05:49… /insurance compensation. These agencies also offer additional products like insurance, GPS … Car Rental Business Model 1.3 Car Rental Conditions 1.4 Car Rental Insurance 1.5 Car Rental Revenue and Cost Structure 2. Global Car […]

  • Senators Announce Deal on Self-Driving Car Legislation

    on 2017-09-28 at 05:41Two U.S. senators said late on Wednesday that they had reached a bipartisan deal on legislation aimed at easing hurdles to getting self-driving cars to drivers. U.S. Senator John Thune, a Republican who chairs the Commerce Committee, and Senator Gary […]

Various Car Insurance News

  • AskUK

    on 2017-09-28 at 07:12I had a black box installed on Tuesday and I have been driving my car ever since, however when I check my dashboard to see how well I’ve been… […]

  • Car Insurance & Road Tax On The Spot Renewal

    on 2017-09-28 at 05:14Car Insurance & Road Tax On The Spot Renewal. List-ID: 25970940. Yesterday 02:27. Click on the heart to add this to your Favourite list. […]

  • Wellington’s on-demand electric car rental company expands

    on 2017-09-28 at 04:18“Petrol is part of it but most of it comes from buying the car, insurance, warrant and registration and depreciation of the vehicle. So it does work out … […]

  • ASIC adds life insurance to school curriculums

    on 2017-09-28 at 02:37There tends to be a focus on educating students on general insurance products such as car insurance, but there is scope to include life insurance – an … […]

  • Ammlung: On insurance, we’re between a flood and a hard place

    on 2017-09-28 at 00:56Like flood, life, and car insurance, health insurance is largely driven by actuarial analysis of risk. We may make a major claim on those other policies, … […]

  • Why mandatory Health Care?

    on 2017-09-28 at 00:45To me, people being required to have health care is similar to drivers being required to have liability car insurance. To say there isn’t enough money to … […]

  • Loveland police calls Sept. 25-26, 2017

    on 2017-09-27 at 23:48… Loveland woman on a Weld County warrant alleging failure to appear on charges of having no proof of car insurance and expired registration. […]

  • Ride-sharing service Uber now in Lufkin

    on 2017-09-27 at 21:22The actual model and year requirements vary by car service and city-specific requirements. A driver must have valid car insurance, a driver’s license … […]

  • Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co Ltd

    on 2017-09-27 at 21:20Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co Ltd in Adyar, Chennai listed under Car Insurance Agents with Address, Contact Number, Reviews & Ratings, … […]

  • Change in PCIC charter pushed

    on 2017-09-27 at 21:11“We cannot treat crop insurance as if it’s a car insurance that you would only call when you get into an accident. Since weather affects crops as they … […]

  • Metro mile Car insurance

    on 2017-09-27 at 21:06Do any of you use this? It is insurance for people who do not drive very much. Has decent ratings. My husband and I both retired hardly use our cars, […]

  • OPINION: Budgeting is important

    on 2017-09-27 at 20:26As the years went on, I began paying for other things, like car insurance and credit card bills, learning how to budget my money. I did not end up … […]

  • UK Competition Regulator investigates home insurance price comparison website for “stifling …

    on 2017-09-27 at 20:26The CMA has previously had wide experience of MFNs in the hotel on line booking, private car insurance and live auction platform sectors. […]

  • Quotes About Uber Car Insurance

    on 2017-09-27 at 20:021 quote have been tagged as uber-car-insurance: U. C. Insure: ‘uber car insurance is known for taxi insurance service in state capital Australia. […]

  • Collision car insurance

    on 2017-09-27 at 19:56I’m doing a reservation online for a car through a well know website and I wanted to ask about collision car insurance. I hear a lot of comments that it … […]

  • Top 10 Personal Tech for Digital Success

    on 2017-09-27 at 19:18Enterprises interested in this technology for applications such as location-aware car insurance or tracking medical machinery in a hospital will have a … […]

  • Is This the Year Michigan Will See Big Changes to Its Auto Insurance System?

    on 2017-09-27 at 18:56Is this the year Michigan’s unique auto no-fault system sees big changes? Will we finally get affordable car insurance rates in Michigan? And what … […]

  • Too Broke to Drive

    on 2017-09-27 at 18:45Moon, a construction worker in Lapeer, Michigan, near Flint, was having trouble making ends meet and had let his car insurance lapse. “I don’t make a … […]

  • When insurers turn into Sherlock Holmes

    on 2017-09-27 at 18:45This has driven the car insurance industry to implement stronger anti-fraud mechanisms. Detection of fraud could lead to the denial of all future claims. […]

  • 3 Retirement Pitfalls and How to Address Them

    on 2017-09-27 at 17:26Your utilities, groceries, and home and car insurance costs will most likely not be less. Your healthcare costs will almost certainly be more. And if you … […]


Health Insurance Roundup, September 28, 2017


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Health Insurance Daily

CNBC – Health Insurance

Health Insurance News on EIN

Various Health Insurance News

Go Health Pro

  • 4 steps to healthy aging
    by GoHealth on 2017-09-27 at 21:36It’s never too late to take steps to improve your health. Research shows that many of the same strategies to improve physical health can also improve mental health and sharpness as we age. Since September is National Healthy Aging month, we’ve provided four ways you can ensure your mind […]

  • A guide to health insurance for single parents
    by GoHealth on 2017-09-21 at 13:33If you’re a single parent, you probably don’t get much time to yourself. You have your hands full with kids, your career, and running a household. While being a single parent can be overwhelming, you should prioritize finding health insurance to protect you and your kids in the future. […]


Life Insurance Roundup, September 28, 2017


Various Life Insurance News

Life Insurance News on EIN

  • Who needs to buy life insurance? Doesn’t it come with the job?

    on 2017-09-25 at 09:25… covered by employer-based group life insurance than by individual life insurance policies. A study … about changing attitudes toward life insurance. Consumers value life insurance,” said Anita Potter … life insurance coverage as part of group underwriting. […]

  • How life insurance helps you fulfill your financial goals

    on 2017-09-25 at 06:47Navneet DubeyMoneycontrol News Life insurance is not limited to providing … ,” said Santosh Agarwal- Head of Life Insurance, Policybazaar.com. When you become … movements. Ankur Agrawal, Category Head, Life Insurance said that normally, ULIP plans […]

  • BBB: Life is risky business — consider getting life insurance

    on 2017-09-24 at 11:44… life insurance policy, what type of life insurance policy it is: term life, whole life, universal life or variable life? The … your policy will receive the life insurance money. After you have finished […]

  • Life is risky business — consider getting life insurance

    on 2017-09-24 at 10:19… life insurance policy, what type of life insurance policy it is: term life, whole life, universal life or variable life? The … your policy will receive the life insurance money. After you have finished […]

  • SELZER: What is your life insurance IQ?

    on 2017-09-23 at 01:42Ken Selzer, Kansas Insurance Commissioner Choosing the right life insurance protection and choosing … kind of life insurance do you need? Term and whole life insurance are the … . Talking over your life insurance needs with qualified insurance professionals is a good […]

  • How life insurance can shave your capital gains tax

    on 2017-09-23 at 01:16… the primary reason for life insurance. Having said that, life insurance can offer a … speaking, converting your individual term life insurance policy is going to be … the founder of LSM Insurance, an independent Canadian Life Insurance Brokerage company in […]

  • Move to opt-in life insurance for young members is welcome

    on 2017-09-22 at 00:12… to concerns that compulsory life and disability group insurance coverage eats away … deduction except for income protection insurance which, when called upon, is … many fund members, having adequate insurance coverage is an important issue … The story Move […]

Term Life Insurance News

  • How life insurance can shave your capital gains tax

    on 2017-09-23 at 01:16… of the coverage on your term life insurance policies. One advantage of doing … . Generally speaking, converting your individual term life insurance policy is going to be […]


Insurance Roundup, September 27, 2017


Global Risk Insights

  • Côte d’Ivoire should no longer be overlooked in the market

    by Brent Robinson on 2017-09-27 at 12:00Despite its recent history, Côte d’Ivoire is certainly emerging as a powerful economic player in West Africa and is worth paying attention to. The post Côte d’Ivoire should no longer be overlooked in the market appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Angola post-Dos Santos: An interview with Edward Semple

    by Global Risk Insights on 2017-09-26 at 12:00GRI interviews Edward Semple to understand the evolution of the political and economic situation in Angola. The post Angola post-Dos Santos: An interview with Edward Semple appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The slow recovery of Libya’s oil industry

    by Cecile Guerin on 2017-09-26 at 07:00While forecasts suggest that production could reach 1.25 million barrels per day by the end of the year, several factors could affect the revival of the oil industry. The post The slow recovery of Libya’s oil industry appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The struggle for Kurdistan’s oil: Past, present and future

    by Leo Kabouche on 2017-09-25 at 08:00On Monday, September 25, the government of Iraqi Kurdistan will hold an independence referendum. Although the vote will not trigger any immediate change to the nature of the Kurdish sovereignty The post The struggle for Kurdistan’s oil: Past, present and future appeared first on Global Risk […]

  • The Week Ahead

    by Global Risk Insights on 2017-09-25 at 06:00Iraqi Kurds and Catalans vote on independence. NAFTA negotiations enter round three. Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare. All in The Week Ahead. The post The Week Ahead appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

Claims Journal

  • Hurricane Maria May Be U.S. Preview of Forced Climate-Fueled Migration

    on 2017-09-27 at 14:05Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico may offer a preview for Americans of one of the most jarring potential consequences of global warming: the movement of large numbers of people pushed out of their homes by the effects of climate […]

  • Highway Striping Fiasco: Alaska DOT Recommends Vaseline to Remove Paint From Cars

    on 2017-09-27 at 09:22New yellow painted highway lines in the Alaska’s Panhandle city of Ketchikan are crooked and the paint that’s been used by state transportation officials has stained cars, officials said. Among those affected was Ketchikan Gateway Borough Mayor David Landis, whose […]

  • Michigan Supreme Court to Hear Golf Cart Injury Case

    on 2017-09-27 at 08:14The Michigan Supreme Court is taking a swing at a golf cart dispute. The justices want to hear more about a golfer who was accidentally struck by a cart at Farmington Hills Golf Club in May 2013. During a game, […]

  • Boat Insurer Lawyers Blast Man Whose Mom Was Lost at Sea

    on 2017-09-27 at 08:13Insurance company lawyers on Monday blasted a Vermont man whose mother was lost at sea, saying he made suspicious alterations to his boat before what they called its “most curious sinking.” Lawyers for Nathan Carman’s insurance company said in documents […]

  • More Buildings at Risk of Collapse Following Mexico Quake

    on 2017-09-27 at 08:02As many as 360 buildings and homes are in danger of collapse or with major damage in Mexico City nearly a week after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake completely collapsed 38 structures. The risk of delayed collapse is real: The cupola […]

Insurance Journal

  • Alera Group Acquires Pennsylvania’s West Park Insurance and Risk Management

    on 2017-09-27 at 14:01Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property and casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, has acquired West Park Insurance and Risk Management of Allentown, Penn. Formed in 2002, West Park Insurance and Risk Management provides clients with business, medical […]

  • NYWCA Launches Campaign to Stop Cuts to Injured Worker Benefits

    on 2017-09-27 at 13:54The New York Workers’ Compensation Alliance (NYWCA) has launched a broad-based campaign to fight proposed Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) regulations and impairment guidelines that it says would drastically cut compensation awards for injured workers. In the New York State budget […]

  • Workers’ Compensation Insurers Report Slow Growth: A.M. Best

    on 2017-09-27 at 13:46The workers’ compensation industry reported a record high $58.5 billion in direct premiums written in 2016 but year-after-year growth slowed for the first time in five years. According to an A.M. Best report, the deceleration in growth was due largely […]

  • Startupbootcamp Launches InsurTech Accelerator in Hartford

    on 2017-09-27 at 13:30Startupbootcamp, a London-based insurance accelerator that focuses on identifying globally-located disruptive and collaborative insurance and technology innovations, has announced the launch of its new InsurTech Accelerator in Hartford, Conn., designed specifically to rapidly scale […]

  • City of Hartford’s Rating Sinks Deeper Into Junk; Agencies Cite Possible Default

    by Elizabeth Blosfield on 2017-09-27 at 12:40Hartford, Connecticut’s cash-strapped capital city, suffered a fresh round of credit rating downgrades deeper into junk territory by two Wall Street credit agencies on Tuesday, a day after the city’s bond insurers said they were open to debt restructuring. The […]

Asia Insurance Review

  • Australia: Superannuation insurance fees affect women more

    on 2017-09-27 at 22:11Low income earners, female employees and young workers bear the brunt of default life insurance unnecessarily eroding their superannuation savings, according to a new KPMG report. […]

  • China: 2015 Tianjin blasts cost more than US$1.2 bln

    on 2017-09-27 at 22:11More than CNY8.1 billion (US$1.2 billion) of insurance claims related to two huge explosions in Tianjin had been settled as of the end of 2016, according to the CIRC Tianjin Bureau yesterday, in a rare public tally of the cost of the incident. […]

  • Asia: More than half of parents provide support to adult children

    on 2017-09-27 at 22:11On average, 81% of respondents in Asia said that they provide regular support to their family (led by Indonesia, India and Malaysia), according to HSBC’s new “The Power of Protection” study, “Facing the future”. […]

  • India: Insurance market undergoes disruptions

    on 2017-09-27 at 22:11The insurance industry in the country is undergoing multiple disruptions and the trend will accelerate in the future, according to a report prepared by the industry body Assocham in collaboration with Ashvin Parekh Advisory Services. […]

  • South Korea: Infertility & dementia to get increased cover

    on 2017-09-27 at 22:11South Korea’s national health insurance fund will increase coverage for the treatment of infertility and serious dementia starting in October, the health ministry said yesterday, which is in line with the government’s efforts to reduce the financial burden of patients. […]

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