Insurance Roundup, July 16, 2018

General Insurance

Global Risk Insights

  • What Trump’s actions at the G7 summit mean for multilateralism
    by Diana Anton on 2018-07-10 at 08:00With Donald Trump refusing to sign the G7 Communique in Charlevoix, Quebec, the traditional balance of power within the G7 countries has been upset, placing the future of multilateralism in danger. The post What Trump’s actions at the G7 summit mean for multilateralism appeared first on […]

  • The Week Ahead: 8 – 14 July 2018
    by Global Risk Insights on 2018-07-09 at 20:04Trump chooses the next Supreme Court Justice. Italy, Germany, and Austria meet to hash out refugee migrant border plan. All in The Week Ahead.  UNITED STATES: Trump Supreme Court pick could The post The Week Ahead: 8 – 14 July 2018 appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • India’s concerns over the strengthened China-Maldives relations
    by Malvika Singh on 2018-07-09 at 18:46The Republic of Maldives is an important member of the SAARC and offers key strategic value to its allies, especially India. This article examines how a souring in relations between Malé and New Delhi, along with an unprecedented Chinese presence in the archipelago, raises geopolitical risks […]

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Asia Insurance Review

Canadian Underwriter

  • Dozens of forest fires continue in northern Ontario
    by Canadian Underwriter on 2018-07-13 at 19:42TORONTO – The mayor of a northern Ontario community says residents have been allowed to return to homes they were forced to leave earlier this week as forest fires burned nearby. But Lorie Hunter, the mayor of Temagami, Ont., says… The post Dozens of forest fires continue in northern […]

  • Two 100-year-old mutual insurers vote to amalgamate
    by David Gambrill on 2018-07-13 at 19:27Norfolk Mutual Insurance Company and Wabisa Mutual Insurance Company in Ontario have voted to amalgamate under the new name “Nova Mutual.” The two mutuals held separate special general meetings Tuesday on the proposed amalgamation, scheduled to take effect January 1,… The post […]

  • Cyber catastrophe bonds: Coming soon?
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-07-13 at 19:13With computer security incidents causing business interruption and privacy breaches, there is a “very real possibility” that a catastrophe bond covering cyber risk might be available, the head of a cyber risk modelling vendor predicts. Catastrophe bonds are a form… The post Cyber […]

  • Fine for broker in business interruption coverage mix-up
    by David Gambrill on 2018-07-13 at 18:49A $500 fine against a Manitoba broker illustrates the importance of documenting conversations with a client when advising on business interruption coverage in a commercial insurance policy. The broker, Edward Tetrault, provided a quote to his commercial business client on… The post Fine for […]

  • End of the line for auto injury lawsuit over restaurant tip income
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-07-13 at 18:47A former restaurant server who sought a $3.8-million award after being hit by a car has lost her bid to have her lawsuit heard by the Supreme Court of Canada. The Supreme Court of Canada announced Thursday it has dismissed… The post End of the line for auto injury lawsuit over restaurant tip […]

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Car Insurance Roundup, July 16, 2018

Car Insurance

Car Insurance News on EIN

Various Car Insurance News


Health Insurance Roundup, July 16, 2018

Health Insurance

Kaiser Health News – Insurance News

Health Insurance Daily

Health Insurance News on EIN

Various Health Insurance News

HealthInsurance.org

  • Health Wonk Review for July 11, 2018
    by Steve Anderson on 2018-07-12 at 16:24Summer’s here and the time is right for dancing …. uh … I mean for another edition of Health Wonk Review. Peggy Salvatore, blogger in chief over at HealthSystemEd, has the latest edition and has dubbed it Summer’s Coming Around Again. […]

  • Idaho health insurance marketplace: history and news of the state’s exchange
    by Michael Rickard on 2018-07-10 at 12:15Idaho’s exchange has four insurers offering coverage in 2018, and all counties have at least three insurers offering plans. Approved rate hikes for 2018 were steep — an average of 28 percent including off-exchange plans — but the bulk of that is on silver plans, due to the Trump […]


Life Insurance Roundup, July 16, 2018

Life Insurance

Various Life Insurance News

Life Insurance News on EIN

Term Life Insurance News

IBR – Life Insurance & Pensions News

Life Insurance Plans Online

  • Can I Buy a $15,000 Life Insurance Policy?
    by termlifeonline on 2018-07-14 at 13:26Yes, there are life insurance companies that offer smaller life insurance plans providing $15,000 of coverage. These life insurance policies are usually issued for seniors or high risk people and offer guaranteed approval for people who meet the age requirements for acceptance. For example, one […]

  • How to Buy a $5,000 Life Insurance Policy?
    by termlifeonline on 2018-07-11 at 12:17I need life insurance to cover final expenses. Where can I get about $5,000 of protection? There are several insurers now offering smaller life insurance plans from $2,500 up to $20,000 of coverage, or more. These final expense life insurance policies are usually offered to people ages 45-85, but […]

Insurance News Net Life Insurance

  • How To Determine That Ideal IUL Prospect
    by user on 2018-07-13 at 14:51Commentary By John Hutchinson I’m often asked the question, “Who is the ideal candidate for indexed universal life and why?”… The post How To Determine That Ideal IUL Prospect appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet. […]

  • MDRT Members Confront The Realities Of Human Trafficking
    by user on 2018-07-12 at 19:45PARK RIDGE, Ill. — Human trafficking and slavery is a global issue, with an estimated 20 – 40 million people… The post MDRT Members Confront The Realities Of Human Trafficking appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet. […]

  • 5 Benefits Of Private Placement Life Insurance
    by user on 2018-07-12 at 17:18Why private placement programs have become a favorite strategy among ultra-wealthy investors. The post 5 Benefits Of Private Placement Life Insurance appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet. […]

  • Final Expense New Annualized Premium Up 4% in 2017
    by user on 2018-07-12 at 11:37Final expense life insurance new annualized premium increased 4 percent in 2017, compared with 2016 results, according to a new… The post Final Expense New Annualized Premium Up 4% in 2017 appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet. […]

Aegon Life Insurance

  • Why Child Education Plans Have Become A Necessity?
    by Aegon Life on 2018-07-16 at 07:31When it comes to securing your child’s future, compromising is never an option. Every parent desires to provide the best opportunities to their children be it safety, well-being, career or financial security. In the pursuit of fulfilling the basic necessities of their children, parents often […]

  • When Is The Right Time To Surrender Your Insurance Policy?
    by Aegon Life on 2018-07-15 at 09:07The premium amount that is chargeable within a life insurance policy depends on one’s health. Before surrendering a policy, one must keep in mind that the new policy may charge higher premiums if one’s health has deteriorated over time. On the contrary, when you surrender your insurance […]

  • How To Calculate Life Insurance Plans In Right Way?
    by Aegon Life on 2018-07-15 at 07:15You will come across various articles on life insurance that rationalise the product as a worthy financial investment. You might even compare its benefits with other financial vehicles like ULIPs or ELSS. The salient point of a life insurance product is that it is essentially a safety net; a […]

  • Term Insurance: Investment or Expense?
    by Aegon Life on 2018-07-15 at 06:10Term insurance is a life insurance product offered by companies, which provides financial coverage to a policy holder for a specific time period. In case of death of the insured person, the policy benefits are paid by the company to the beneficiary. Though term life […]

Haven Life

  • Who needs a 10-year term life insurance policy?
    by Kim Rotter on 2018-07-13 at 10:00A 10-year term life insurance policy can be perfect for those who just need to “bridge the gap.” Here are factors you should consider when making a decision about which term length is right for you. The post Who needs a 10-year term life insurance policy? appeared first on Blog | Haven […]

  • Why having an end-of-life plan in your 30s makes sense
    by Mary Beth Storjohann on 2018-07-12 at 10:00Having an end-of-life plan provides a way for you to protect your wealth, create a legacy, and to make sure there’s a back-up plan for the people you love. The post Why having an end-of-life plan in your 30s makes sense appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance […]

  • How to get life insurance the easy way
    by Kim Rotter on 2018-07-11 at 10:00Buying life insurance has never been easier. Learn from these tips and facts about who needs life insurance, the types of life insurance, applying for life insurance online, and how to learn more about insurance issuers. The post How to get life insurance the easy way appeared first on Blog | Haven […]

  • Getting to know: Fitch Ratings
    by Kim Rotter on 2018-07-10 at 10:00Fitch Ratings is a respected rating agency that reports on the financial strength of insurance companies. Learn why life insurance ratings matter and how Fitch Ratings assess stability. The post Getting to know: Fitch Ratings appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal […]

NAA Life (National Agents Association)

  • NAA Life Mortgage Protection Center
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance offers a wide variety of mortgage protection plans to meet any budget and coverage need through NAA Life. […]

  • Life Insurance Blog
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00NAA Life Insurance Blog – Your source for information on life insurance and financial guidance. […]

  • Term Life Insurance
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance provides term life insurance coverage at a fixed rate of payments for a limited period of time. […]

  • Term Life Insurance Services
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance term life insurance plans protect your loved ones, allowing life to go on without the risk of financial loss. […]


Insurance Roundup, July 13, 2018

General Insurance

Global Risk Insights

  • What Trump’s actions at the G7 summit mean for multilateralism
    by Diana Anton on 2018-07-10 at 08:00With Donald Trump refusing to sign the G7 Communique in Charlevoix, Quebec, the traditional balance of power within the G7 countries has been upset, placing the future of multilateralism in danger. The post What Trump’s actions at the G7 summit mean for multilateralism appeared first on […]

  • The Week Ahead: 8 – 14 July 2018
    by Global Risk Insights on 2018-07-09 at 20:04Trump chooses the next Supreme Court Justice. Italy, Germany, and Austria meet to hash out refugee migrant border plan. All in The Week Ahead.  UNITED STATES: Trump Supreme Court pick could The post The Week Ahead: 8 – 14 July 2018 appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • India’s concerns over the strengthened China-Maldives relations
    by Malvika Singh on 2018-07-09 at 18:46The Republic of Maldives is an important member of the SAARC and offers key strategic value to its allies, especially India. This article examines how a souring in relations between Malé and New Delhi, along with an unprecedented Chinese presence in the archipelago, raises geopolitical risks […]

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  • Four Ways that AI Enables Insurers to Differentiate
    by Mark Rusch, vice president of Insurance at GoodData on 2018-07-12 at 14:39Insurance companies are generating more data than ever before, and the value of that data is rapidly increasing as new products are able to properly analyze and make use of it. Beyond traditional analytics, one way that data can deliver […]

  • Study Finds Parents Can’t Stop Texting Behind the Wheel
    by Riley Griffin on 2018-07-12 at 13:49There has been a historic surge in U.S. traffic fatalities over the last four years as more drivers use their phones to respond to texts or scroll through Instagram feeds. Even parents can’t keep keep their hands on the wheel […]

  • Odds of El Nino Rises
    by Brian K. Sullivan on 2018-07-12 at 13:37It’s increasingly likely an El Nino will form this year in the equatorial Pacific to roil global weather patterns and threaten natural gas and agricultural markets, the U.S. Climate Prediction Center said in a report. There’s now a 70 percent […]

  • NTSB Quizzes Officials on Deadly Washington Amtrak Train Wreck
    by PHUONG LE on 2018-07-12 at 13:01Federal safety investigators on Tuesday questioned transportation officials about last year’s Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle that killed three people and injured dozens, focusing some questions on the curve where the train derailed. The Amtrak train was recorded at […]

  • NICB Releases 2017 Hot Spots Vehicle Theft Report
    on 2018-07-12 at 08:39The Albuquerque, N.M. metropolitan statistical area (MSA) maintained its top ranking with the highest per capita auto theft rate in 2017, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s (NICB) latest Hot Spots report. Hot Spots examines vehicle theft data obtained […]

  • Safety Concerns Keep 4 Kansas Water Park Rides Shut Down
    on 2018-07-12 at 08:20Four rides at a Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated remain closed two months after auditors found that the rides did not comply with state requirements for amusement park rides. Permits for the four rides at the […]

  • People News: Navigators, GEICO, CM Regent
    on 2018-07-12 at 08:01Navigators Announces Promotions Joe Savarese has been promoted to president, U.S. Specialty Primary Casualty. He will be responsible for driving the strategy and development of Navigators’ Specialty Primary Casualty product portfolio across the U.S. wholesale market. Since joining Navigators […]

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  • Tobacco liability threat faces major convenience store chain and gas stations
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-07-12 at 21:17The Canadian corporate owner of nearly 13,000 convenience stores and gas stations is warning it could be sued as a result of selling cigarettes. Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. “could be sued for health problems caused by the use of tobacco products,”… The post Tobacco liability […]

  • How to advise your clients on backwater valves
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-07-12 at 21:09It’s all well and fine if your homeowner clients have backwater valves, but are they alarmed? An alarm that tells occupants that a backwater valve has been activated “can be a very simple way to let people know if the… The post How to advise your clients on backwater valves […]

  • Tips for brokers on insuring high-value homes
    by David Gambrill on 2018-07-12 at 21:07High-value homes are good for business, knowing how to rate them properly is a must. Brokers need to be aware that high-value, custom-built homes or renovations should not be put on Standard Build when determining insurance to value, a broker… The post Tips for brokers on insuring high-value […]

  • How blockchain will help brokers bypass traditional insurers
    by David Gambrill on 2018-07-12 at 20:15Fineqia International Inc. has taken an equity allocation in Black Insurance, a Vancouver-based digital insurance startup on the blockchain that has set its sights on creating a direct investor-to-broker relationship, bypassing the need for a traditional insurance company. Terms of… The post […]

  •  ‘Potential risk’ to Toronto area prompts increased police presence
    by Canadian Underwriter on 2018-07-12 at 20:12Information about a “potential risk” in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) led to an increase in police presence in Toronto’s downtown core on Thursday, but officers insisted the public should not avoid any of the city’s attractions, prompting confusion among… The post […]

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Car Insurance Roundup, July 13, 2018

Car Insurance

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Health Insurance Roundup, July 13, 2018

Health Insurance

Kaiser Health News – Insurance News

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Health Insurance News on EIN

Various Health Insurance News

HealthInsurance.org

  • Health Wonk Review for July 11, 2018
    by Steve Anderson on 2018-07-12 at 16:24Summer’s here and the time is right for dancing …. uh … I mean for another edition of Health Wonk Review. Peggy Salvatore, blogger in chief over at HealthSystemEd, has the latest edition and has dubbed it Summer’s Coming Around Again. […]

  • Idaho health insurance marketplace: history and news of the state’s exchange
    by Michael Rickard on 2018-07-10 at 12:15Idaho’s exchange has four insurers offering coverage in 2018, and all counties have at least three insurers offering plans. Approved rate hikes for 2018 were steep — an average of 28 percent including off-exchange plans — but the bulk of that is on silver plans, due to the Trump […]

  • Should I let my 2018 coverage auto-renew?
    by Steve Anderson on 2018-07-08 at 00:00You’re already enrolled in an ACA-compliant health plan through your state’s exchange. Should you simply sit back, relax and hold on to the plan that you diligently researched? […]


Life Insurance Roundup, July 13, 2018

Life Insurance

Various Life Insurance News

Life Insurance News on EIN

  • Money Matters: How much term life insurance should you buy?
    on 2018-07-12 at 19:45… of eliminating is their term life insurance since the premiums can be … term policy into a permanent life insurance policy during a specified period … included? Is there any other life insurance already in place? This could … the policy. Life circumstances […]

  • Valmark, Sequoia launch life insurance joint venture
    on 2018-07-11 at 08:25… a joint venture focused on life insurance. The new outfit — Long Road … ;outsourcing partner” for all life insurance services for fee-based advisory firms … the insurance side, we wanted an improved approach for providing life insurance advice […]

  • LIC-IDBI Bank deal: How life insurance companies invest your money
    on 2018-07-09 at 04:59Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has … Kawatkar, Principal and Consulting Actuary, Life Insurance, Milliman India. However, if the … by LIC,” notes Kawatkar. Instruments life insurance products can invest in Source […]

  • Though God is our insurance, we need special life cover –M’Belt clerics
    on 2018-07-07 at 05:00… although their insurance was from God, they still needed  life insurance because God … for church authorities to provide life insurance covers for their pastors. “God … Ogunlusi, to look into providing life insurance cover for church workers in … […]

  • WA grandfather’s life insurance warning
    on 2018-07-07 at 04:46… said. Unlike some other insurances, life insurance often has a cut off … to check whether life insurance is right for you. “Your life insurer isn … need life insurance at all at your stage of life. Ms Quinn said life insurance might be […]

  • Killings: Though God is our insurance, we need special life cover –M’Belt clerics
    on 2018-07-07 at 03:51… although their insurance was from God, they still needed  life insurance because God … for church authorities to provide life insurance covers for their pastors. “God … Ogunlusi, to look into providing life insurance cover for church workers in … […]

  • Though God is our insurance, we need special life cover –M’Belt clerics
    on 2018-07-07 at 00:13… although their insurance was from God, they still needed  life insurance because God … for church authorities to provide life insurance covers for their pastors. “God … Ogunlusi, to look into providing life insurance cover for church workers in … […]

Term Life Insurance News

IBR – Life Insurance & Pensions News

Life Insurance Plans Online

  • How to Buy a $5,000 Life Insurance Policy?
    by termlifeonline on 2018-07-11 at 12:17I need life insurance to cover final expenses. Where can I get about $5,000 of protection? There are several insurers now offering smaller life insurance plans from $2,500 up to $20,000 of coverage, or more. These final expense life insurance policies are usually offered to people ages 45-85, but […]

  • Final Expense Insurance with No Health Questions?
    by termlifeonline on 2018-07-08 at 14:33Is it possible to get life insurance to cover my final expenses without having to answer any health questions? Yes, in fact, there are final expense life insurance policies available with guaranteed approval. That means, even if you have been turned down or have a health problem, you can get […]

Insurance News Net Life Insurance

  • MDRT Members Confront The Realities Of Human Trafficking
    by user on 2018-07-12 at 19:45PARK RIDGE, Ill. — Human trafficking and slavery is a global issue, with an estimated 20 – 40 million people… The post MDRT Members Confront The Realities Of Human Trafficking appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet. […]

  • 5 Benefits Of Private Placement Life Insurance
    by user on 2018-07-12 at 17:18Why private placement programs have become a favorite strategy among ultra-wealthy investors. The post 5 Benefits Of Private Placement Life Insurance appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet. […]

  • Final Expense New Annualized Premium Up 4% in 2017
    by user on 2018-07-12 at 11:37Final expense life insurance new annualized premium increased 4 percent in 2017, compared with 2016 results, according to a new… The post Final Expense New Annualized Premium Up 4% in 2017 appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet. […]

  • MDRT Wraps Up 2018 Meeting, Looks To 2019
    by user on 2018-07-09 at 18:15PARK RIDGE, Ill. (June 27, 2018) — More than 15,000 members from 53 countries attended the MDRT Annual Meeting this… The post MDRT Wraps Up 2018 Meeting, Looks To 2019 appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet. […]

Aegon Life Insurance

  • Your Irregular Income Can Be Regular with the Right Financial Planning
    by Aegon Life on 2018-07-09 at 11:50It is hard to manage your finances when your income is irregular. Budding entrepreneurs, freelancers and self-employed professionals are a few examples of individuals who witness the hardships of irregular income streams. This uncertainty becomes a hurdle in their long term financial goals. It is […]

  • Checking Employee Pension Scheme (EPS)? Your Digital Life Certificate Doesn’t Need Aadhaar Verification
    by Aegon Life on 2018-07-09 at 11:40From cellular services to opening a bank account, the Aadhaar card has become the norm for identity verification. And, it has become increasingly difficult to attain services without a unique identification number. However, keeping in mind the Supreme Court of India’s directives, the […]

  • Planning a Holiday? Here are Smart Hacks to Start Saving Now!
    by Aegon Life on 2018-07-09 at 11:30This quote stands true irrespective of the profession (you are currently a part of), and the stage of life you are at. A vacation is essential for you to recharge and bounce back with life. Planning a vacation itinerary requires you to plan your travel route, spots to visit and the mode of […]

  • Take control of Diabetes Type 2 with CrossFit
    by Aegon Life on 2018-07-09 at 11:17CrossFit is a high intensity fitness program developed by Greg Glassman that incorporates strength and endurance training. The process uses data to measure and track a person’s fitness progress. It focuses on core functional movement, highlighting the best of gymnastics, weightlifting, […]

Haven Life

  • How to get life insurance the easy way
    by Kim Rotter on 2018-07-11 at 10:00Buying life insurance has never been easier. Learn from these tips and facts about who needs life insurance, the types of life insurance, applying for life insurance online, and how to learn more about insurance issuers. The post How to get life insurance the easy way appeared first on Blog | Haven […]

  • Getting to know: Fitch Ratings
    by Kim Rotter on 2018-07-10 at 10:00Fitch Ratings is a respected rating agency that reports on the financial strength of insurance companies. Learn why life insurance ratings matter and how Fitch Ratings assess stability. The post Getting to know: Fitch Ratings appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal […]

  • How to talk end-of-life wishes with your parents
    by Kim Rotter on 2018-07-09 at 10:00Having a thoughtful end-of-life discussion with your parents is an opportunity to reach a new level of caring and understanding. The post How to talk end-of-life wishes with your parents appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

  • A CFPs take on Robo Advisors – do they live up to the hype?
    by Mary Beth Storjohann on 2018-07-06 at 10:00Fully automated online investment platforms are springing up quickly, appealing mainly to new and younger investors. Understand the pros and cons. The post A CFPs take on Robo Advisors – do they live up to the hype? appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance […]

NAA Life (National Agents Association)

  • NAA Life Mortgage Protection Center
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance offers a wide variety of mortgage protection plans to meet any budget and coverage need through NAA Life. […]

  • Life Insurance Blog
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00NAA Life Insurance Blog – Your source for information on life insurance and financial guidance. […]

  • Term Life Insurance
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance provides term life insurance coverage at a fixed rate of payments for a limited period of time. […]

  • Term Life Insurance Services
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance term life insurance plans protect your loved ones, allowing life to go on without the risk of financial loss. […]


Insurance Roundup, July 12, 2018

General Insurance

Global Risk Insights

  • What Trump’s actions at the G7 summit mean for multilateralism
    by Diana Anton on 2018-07-10 at 08:00With Donald Trump refusing to sign the G7 Communique in Charlevoix, Quebec, the traditional balance of power within the G7 countries has been upset, placing the future of multilateralism in danger. The post What Trump’s actions at the G7 summit mean for multilateralism appeared first on […]

  • The Week Ahead: 8 – 14 July 2018
    by Global Risk Insights on 2018-07-09 at 20:04Trump chooses the next Supreme Court Justice. Italy, Germany, and Austria meet to hash out refugee migrant border plan. All in The Week Ahead.  UNITED STATES: Trump Supreme Court pick could The post The Week Ahead: 8 – 14 July 2018 appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • India’s concerns over the strengthened China-Maldives relations
    by Malvika Singh on 2018-07-09 at 18:46The Republic of Maldives is an important member of the SAARC and offers key strategic value to its allies, especially India. This article examines how a souring in relations between Malé and New Delhi, along with an unprecedented Chinese presence in the archipelago, raises geopolitical risks […]

  • Iran’s waning involvement in the South Caucasus
    by Philip Rohrs-Weist on 2018-07-05 at 15:05With the JCPOA finalized in 2015, Iran seemed to finally build on its potential to become a shaping actor in the South Caucasus. Yet the scrapping of the JCPOA in April 2018 threatens to disillusion those who were optimistic about new trading and investment opportunities. Under growing pressure, […]

  • Post-conflict Colombia looks towards the future
    by Steven Spinello on 2018-07-04 at 14:47The election of Ivan Duque could represent a pivot point in post-Conflict Colombia. How effectively his administration handles the ongoing implementation of the 2016 peace agreement with the FARC may presage the ultimate success or failure of his presidency. The post Post-conflict Colombia looks […]

Claims Journal

  • Teen Crash Risk Highest First 3 Months After Getting Driver’s License
    on 2018-07-11 at 16:15Teenage drivers are eight times more likely to be involved in a collision or near miss during the first three months after getting a driver’s license, compared to the previous three months on a learner’s permit, suggests a study led […]

  • Kansas Family’s Insurance Pays After Boy Topples Sculpture
    on 2018-07-11 at 14:23A Kansas city has received $107,000 from a family’s insurance company after a 5-year-old boy accidentally knocked over a $132,000 sculpture at a community center. Sarah Goodman tells the Kansas City Star the incident happened last month at Overland Park’s […]

  • Smarter, Safer Bridges With Sensors
    on 2018-07-11 at 09:50Along with flying cars and instantaneous teleportation, smart bridges, roads and subway lines that can send out warnings when they’re damaged are staples of futuristic transportation systems in science fiction. Sandia National Laboratories has worked with Structural Monitoring Systems PLC, […]

  • Amtrak Rail Cars in Fatal Washington Crash Didn’t Meet Current Standards
    by Alan Levin on 2018-07-11 at 09:28The passenger rail cars on an Amtrak train that derailed near Seattle last December while traveling more than twice the posted speed, killing three people, didn’t meet current crash-protection standards, federal investigators said Tuesday. The Talgo Inc. cars had to […]

  • Colorado Campaigns Aim to Curb Auto-Pedestrian Deaths
    by BRANDON JOHNASSON, The Aurora Sentinel on 2018-07-11 at 08:25Twice in a week this month in unrelated collisions, cars barreled into pedestrians on East Colfax Avenue, in Aurora, killing one man and seriously hurting another. And investigators say those two crashes are far from outliers. They’re part of a […]

  • Aon: U.S. Cyber Insurance Premiums Rise 37%, to $1.84B
    on 2018-07-11 at 08:22A new study released by Aon, a global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk products, indicates that cyber remained a profitable line of business, as industry loss ratios decreased in 2017 – from 47.6 percent to 32.4 […]

  • Supercomputers Measure Quake Risk Across San Francisco Bay Area
    on 2018-07-11 at 05:00Scientists and engineers are simulating precisely how a large-magnitude earthquake along the Hayward Fault would affect different locations and buildings across the San Francisco Bay Area. A team from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, both U.S. […]

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Asia Insurance Review

  • China: Anbang considers sale of Belgian insurer
    on 2018-07-12 at 15:26Anbang Insurance Group is exploring a sale of Belgian insurer Fidea, people with knowledge of the matter said, in what would be the troubled Chinese insurer’s first European divestment since it was seized by the government last February. […]

  • Global: Lloyd’s launches new digital distribution platform
    on 2018-07-12 at 15:26Lloyd’s, the world’s insurance and reinsurance market, has launched a new digital distribution platform — Lloyd’s Bridge. […]

  • Japan: Impact of heavy rain seen as small on P&C insurers
    on 2018-07-12 at 15:26While the floods caused by the heavy rain in western Japan in recent days are credit negative for Japanese P&C insurers — because of the losses from property and business interruption coverage — the overall credit impact on insurers is seen as small, says Mr Soichiro Makimoto, Vice President […]

  • India: Regulator postpones decision on reinsurance order of preference
    on 2018-07-12 at 15:26Foreign reinsurers which have a branch licence in India will have to wait longer to get clarity on the right to first preference in reinsurance treaties in India. […]

  • Australia: Standards authority issues draft financial adviser exam guidance
    on 2018-07-12 at 15:26The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) yesterday released its draft guidance on the Financial Adviser Examination. The examination is an essential component of the educational qualifications that all advisers will need to pass before they can provide personal advice to retail […]

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Car Insurance Roundup, July 12, 2018

Car Insurance

Car Insurance News on EIN

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