Insurance Roundup, May 18, 2018

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  • Hire Powers: Cybercrime-as-a-Service and Terrorism
    by Phin Roberts on 2018-05-17 at 11:28Cybercrime-as-a-Service opens up a realm of worrying new possibilities for opportunistic individuals and ideologically motivated groups, as well as a new front for law enforcement and security services to secure. The post Hire Powers: Cybercrime-as-a-Service and Terrorism appeared first on Global […]

  • US seeks to weaken China’s high-tech global ambitions
    by Gaia Rizzi on 2018-05-16 at 14:51In the midst of trade war threats between the US and China, Trump’s latest trade tariffs emerge as the new American strategy to weaken Xi Jinping’s plans to transform China into a major high-tech player. The post US seeks to weaken China’s high-tech global ambitions appeared first […]

  • Special report: The impact of Iraq’s 2018 parliamentary elections
    by Leo Kabouche on 2018-05-11 at 23:10On 12 May, Iraqis chose their representatives for Parliament. In an environment influenced by the four-year conflict with the Islamic State and the fragmentation of politics, these elections are a critical test. The post Special report: The impact of Iraq’s 2018 parliamentary elections […]

  • Albania’s religious harmony endures in the face of new challenges
    by Leonie Vrugtman on 2018-05-11 at 17:41Last week, the leaders of each of Albania’s religious communities reaffirmed their commitment to continued interfaith dialogue. Such dialogue has been an important factor in Albania’s political stability, although the religious establishment will face challenges in mitigating new forms of […]

  • US antitank missiles risk escalating the Ukrainian conflict
    by Alexander Brotman on 2018-05-10 at 16:12The recent delivery of US antitank missiles to Ukraine risks escalating the ongoing conflict with Russian-backed forces in the east of the country. If not accompanied by a concrete strategy, US support also risks driving a wedge between Ukraine and the EU, generating weaknesses which Moscow can […]

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  • Report: Opioid Prescriptions Down 14% in Wisconsin
    on 2018-05-18 at 05:59A new report shows doctors are issuing fewer opioid prescriptions in Wisconsin. The state Department of Safety and Professional Services released a report on May 16 from the Controlled Substances Board. The report examines data compiled through the state’s prescription […]

  • CNA Appoints Dmytrow as Senior VP, Healthcare
    on 2018-05-18 at 05:48Chicago-based CNA appointed Bruce Dmytrow to senior vice president, Healthcare. He reports to Kevin Smith, president and chief operating officer, CNA Specialty. Dmytrow joined CNA in 1995, most recently serving as vice president for Aging Services and National Programs. Throughout […]

  • Claims Against Texas-Based Karolyis Not Addressed in $500M Nassar Settlement
    on 2018-05-18 at 05:11The $500 million settlement Michigan State University reached with more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar doesn’t address claims against other parties, including Texas-based Bela and Martha Karolyi. The Karolyis, who […]

  • N.C. Court: No Workers’ Comp for Employee Injured While Smoking on Break
    by Jonathan Drew on 2018-05-18 at 05:09A North Carolina city employee isn’t owed workers’ compensation for an injury he suffered while smoking during a lunch break, the state appeals court ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel of the North Carolina Court of Appeals said Larry Brooks’ fall […]

  • Insurers Urge Focus on Safety and Data Sharing in Autonomous Vehicles
    by Andrew G. Simpson on 2018-05-18 at 05:00While automated driving systems hold great promise to save lives and reduce crashes, the focus must remain on validating the safety of the technology every step of the way, according to the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC). Fundamental […]

  • Wisconsin Business Faces Racial Discrimination Lawsuit
    on 2018-05-18 at 05:00A Milwaukee-area company will go to trial in a racial discrimination case after a federal judge declined to dismiss a lawsuit alleging the firm refused to hire a woman because she was black. U.S District Court Judge David E. Jones […]

  • Canada’s Finance Minister Touts Plan for Pipeline ‘Insurance’
    by Andrew G. Simpson on 2018-05-18 at 05:00Canada’s finance minister said his plan to indemnify Kinder Morgan Inc. against losses on its Trans Mountain expansion project would be carried out in a commercially viable way. Bill Morneau said Thursday the government was not looking to give “a […]

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  • Auto fraud: a cost of doing business?
    by David Gambrill on 2018-05-18 at 03:14Canada’s property and casualty insurance industry should do much more to fight auto insurance fraud, a senior claims representative of Canada’s second largest insurer says. “It’s easy to come down on every little auto repair facility, or some of these… The post Auto […]

  • No hard market despite 2017 hurricane losses: Fairfax
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-05-17 at 20:40Despite nearly US$100 billion in hurricane losses in 2017, insurance buyers are not experiencing a hard market like they did after the 2001 terror attacks that brought the World Trade Centre down, the head of Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. suggests.… The post No hard market despite 2017 […]

  • How Saskatchewan brokers are handling the French fries challenge
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-05-17 at 19:48Roughly half the motorists in Saskatchewan lack adequate auto insurance because they are only buying the mandatory minimum required by law from the province’s government-run auto insurer, a broker warns. Saskatchewan’s 70-year-old-plus Auto Fund writes basic minimum liability, damage […]

  • Province sees flurry of P&C insurance legislation
    by Jason Contant on 2018-05-17 at 19:37Quebec is seeing several proposed legislative changes that will – or could – impact property and casualty insurance in the province, the Insurance Bureau of Canada’s (IBC) director of communications and public affairs told Canadian Underwriter Thursday. Pierre Babinsky […]

  • Free Accredited Webinar: Construction Vibration Damage Claims
    by George Costandi on 2018-05-17 at 17:29MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 17, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Vibrations originating from rail and vehicular traffic, jackhammering, bulldozing, pile driving and blasting can cause property damage that ranges from purely cosmetic to structural. Given the rise in urban development, with construction […]

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  • 5 Ways to Insure That Your Identity Is Protected Online
    by Jasmine Williams on 2018-05-18 at 08:58Identity theft affects more than 15 million US citizens every year, with financial losses exceeding $15 billion. In 2017 alone, there were more than 1,500 data breaches, which exposed nearly 180 million records. While there is not a lot you can do personally about corporate or government data […]

  • Moving Tips That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier
    by NinaSMedia on 2018-05-15 at 10:45Regardless of how good you’re at moving, this is still a stressful and arduous task. Even if you weren’t expected to endure physical and mental hardships that are conditioned by the move-related tasks, you would still have to undergo an emotional transition of swapping your old home for […]


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Insurance Roundup, May 17, 2018

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  • People Moves at AIG and Aon

    on 2018-05-17 at 09:14AIG Names Lyons Senior Vice President & Chief Actuary, General Insurance American International Group, Inc.announced that Mark D. Lyons will join the company as senior vice president & chief actuary, General Insurance, effective June 1, 2018. Lyons will lead the […]

  • GE to Further Inspect Southwest Engine Fan Blades

    by Ari Natter and Mary Schlangenstein on 2018-05-17 at 08:59Southwest Airlines Co. said it has sent some aircraft-engine fan blades to the manufacturer for inspection, though the carrier’s own review found no faults like the one that caused a blade to crack in flight, leading to a passenger’s death […]

  • N.C. Court: City Doesn’t Owe Worker Hurt While Smoking on Break

    on 2018-05-17 at 08:29The North Carolina Court of Appeals has ruled that a city employee is not owed workers’ compensation for an injury suffered while smoking during a lunch break. The appeals court judges said Tuesday that Larry Brooks’ fall in 2015 was […]

  • Louisiana Gov. Edwards Rejects Bills to Rewrite Insurance Laws

    on 2018-05-17 at 08:16Gov. John Bel Edwards has vetoed three bills that would have changed Louisiana’s insurance laws, including two sought by the state’s insurance commissioner. The Republican-sponsored measures are the first bills struck by the Democratic governor from this year’s regular session. […]

  • Business News: Vlocity, Weather Analytics, Chubb

    on 2018-05-16 at 14:59Vlocity Launches Automated Claims Features, Offers Carriers Omnichannel Claims Functionality Vlocity, Inc., a cloud software company, announced the launch of automated claims features in their apps. The launch includes end-to-end management of property and casualty (P&C) insurance claims for […]

  • Connected Car Data Benefits Auto Insurance Lifecycle

    on 2018-05-16 at 14:28Data derived from connected cars on the road today can improve auto insurance from both the insurer and insured perspective, according to Dawn Mortimer, AVP – IoT/Telematics Product Management at Verisk Insurance Solutions. The data collected by connected cars can […]

  • California Bill Could Require Employers Keep Sex Misconduct Complaints

    by SOPHIA BOLLAG on 2018-05-16 at 14:06California may soon require employers to keep records of sexual misconduct complaints under a bill advanced by the state Assembly on Monday. The bill by Assemblywoman Eloise Gomez Reyes would require employers with at least 50 employees to keep such […]

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  • Special report: The impact of Iraq’s 2018 parliamentary elections

    by Leo Kabouche on 2018-05-11 at 23:10On 12 May, Iraqis chose their representatives for Parliament. In an environment influenced by the four-year conflict with the Islamic State and the fragmentation of politics, these elections are a critical test. The post Special report: The impact of Iraq’s 2018 parliamentary elections […]

  • Albania’s religious harmony endures in the face of new challenges

    by Leonie Vrugtman on 2018-05-11 at 17:41Last week, the leaders of each of Albania’s religious communities reaffirmed their commitment to continued interfaith dialogue. Such dialogue has been an important factor in Albania’s political stability, although the religious establishment will face challenges in mitigating new forms of […]

  • US antitank missiles risk escalating the Ukrainian conflict

    by Alexander Brotman on 2018-05-10 at 16:12The recent delivery of US antitank missiles to Ukraine risks escalating the ongoing conflict with Russian-backed forces in the east of the country. If not accompanied by a concrete strategy, US support also risks driving a wedge between Ukraine and the EU, generating weaknesses which Moscow can […]

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  • Moving Tips That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

    by NinaSMedia on 2018-05-15 at 10:45Regardless of how good you’re at moving, this is still a stressful and arduous task. Even if you weren’t expected to endure physical and mental hardships that are conditioned by the move-related tasks, you would still have to undergo an emotional transition of swapping your old home for […]


Insurance Roundup, May 16, 2018

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  • Special report: The impact of Iraq’s 2018 parliamentary elections
    by Leo Kabouche on 2018-05-11 at 23:10On 12 May, Iraqis chose their representatives for Parliament. In an environment influenced by the four-year conflict with the Islamic State and the fragmentation of politics, these elections are a critical test. The post Special report: The impact of Iraq’s 2018 parliamentary elections […]

  • Albania’s religious harmony endures in the face of new challenges
    by Leonie Vrugtman on 2018-05-11 at 17:41Last week, the leaders of each of Albania’s religious communities reaffirmed their commitment to continued interfaith dialogue. Such dialogue has been an important factor in Albania’s political stability, although the religious establishment will face challenges in mitigating new forms of […]

  • US antitank missiles risk escalating the Ukrainian conflict
    by Alexander Brotman on 2018-05-10 at 16:12The recent delivery of US antitank missiles to Ukraine risks escalating the ongoing conflict with Russian-backed forces in the east of the country. If not accompanied by a concrete strategy, US support also risks driving a wedge between Ukraine and the EU, generating weaknesses which Moscow can […]

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  • Father of Ohio Teen Killed When Trapped in Van Wants Answers
    by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS on 2018-05-16 at 08:20The father of a 16-year-old Ohio boy who died despite calling 911 while trapped in a minivan asked authorities Monday why responding officers didn’t get out of their cruiser to search, and whether exact GPS coordinates existed for his son’s […]

  • NICB: U.S. Watercraft Thefts Declined in 2017
    on 2018-05-16 at 08:09The National Insurance Crime Bureau’s (NICB) 2017 watercraft theft report shows a five percent decrease and resumes the downward trend in thefts that was broken by 2016’s slight increase. A total of 4,864 watercraft were reported stolen between January 1 […]

  • Electric Cars Highlight New Road Risks
    by Alan Levin on 2018-05-15 at 17:41Firefighters doused the blazing Tesla Inc. Model X’s battery pack, and then company engineers removed about one-quarter of its power cells before the vehicle was deemed safe to tow off of a California freeway. That didn’t prevent the powerful and […]

  • Jury Finds Minnesota Man Guilty for Role in Multi-Million Dollar Insurance Fraud Scam
    on 2018-05-15 at 17:04A Minneapolis, Minn. man was convicted for his role in a multi-million dollar insurance fraud scheme. Yahye Mohamed Herrow was convicted of conspiracy and mail fraud following a three day trial. “Minnesota’s no-fault car insurance system is designed to get […]

  • Uber to Allow Sexual Assault Victims to Sue in Court
    by Eric Newcomer on 2018-05-15 at 16:02Uber Technologies Inc. said it will let sexual assault and harassment victims sue the company in court and plans to release data on sexual violence and other dangerous incidents that occur on its ride-hailing service. Previously, Uber’s terms of service […]

  • Self-Driving Cars Find Smoother Path to Regulation in U.K., Germany Than U.S.
    by Ma Jie and David Welch on 2018-05-15 at 14:09Cars that drive themselves are finding the clearest paths to showrooms in the U.K., Germany, South Korea and Singapore, where governments have enacted legislation allowing autonomous vehicles to be tested on public roads. And China’s not far behind. Those nations […]

  • Puerto Rico Ramps up Disaster Preparedness as Hurricane Season Nears
    by DANICA COTO on 2018-05-15 at 08:39Federal and local officials said Thursday that they are stockpiling radios, food, water and generators in Puerto Rico and demanding rigorous emergency training to prepare the U.S. territory for dealing with any catastrophic storm as the Atlantic hurricane season approaches. […]

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  • Moving Tips That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier
    by NinaSMedia on 2018-05-15 at 10:45Regardless of how good you’re at moving, this is still a stressful and arduous task. Even if you weren’t expected to endure physical and mental hardships that are conditioned by the move-related tasks, you would still have to undergo an emotional transition of swapping your old home for […]


Insurance Roundup, May 15, 2018

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  • Special report: The impact of Iraq’s 2018 parliamentary elections

    by Leo Kabouche on 2018-05-11 at 23:10On 12 May, Iraqis will head to the polls to choose their representatives for Parliament. In an environment influenced by the four-year conflict with the Islamic State and the fragmentation of politics, these elections are a critical test. The post Special report: The impact of Iraq’s 2018 […]

  • Albania’s religious harmony endures in the face of new challenges

    by Leonie Vrugtman on 2018-05-11 at 17:41Last week, the leaders of each of Albania’s religious communities reaffirmed their commitment to continued interfaith dialogue. Such dialogue has been an important factor in Albania’s political stability, although the religious establishment will face challenges in mitigating new forms of […]

  • US antitank missiles risk escalating the Ukrainian conflict

    by Alexander Brotman on 2018-05-10 at 16:12The recent delivery of US antitank missiles to Ukraine risks escalating the ongoing conflict with Russian-backed forces in the east of the country. If not accompanied by a concrete strategy, US support also risks driving a wedge between Ukraine and the EU, generating weaknesses which Moscow can […]

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  • Puerto Rico Ramps up Disaster Preparedness as Hurricane Season Nears

    by DANICA COTO on 2018-05-15 at 08:39Federal and local officials said Thursday that they are stockpiling radios, food, water and generators in Puerto Rico and demanding rigorous emergency training to prepare the U.S. territory for dealing with any catastrophic storm as the Atlantic hurricane season approaches. […]

  • PG&E Opens New California Wildfire Safety Operations Center

    on 2018-05-15 at 08:17In preparation for the 2018 wildfire season, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) opened its new Wildfire Safety Operations Center. The center, which will be staffed 24/7, will monitor potential fire threats across PG&E’s service area in real time and […]

  • People News: CSAA, Texas DOI, Valen Analytics

    on 2018-05-15 at 08:13CSAA Insurance Group Names Hankins Vice President of Claims CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer, has named Cal Hankins as its vice president of claims. Hankins will oversee all aspects of insurance claims, including strategic planning and site management. He […]

  • Florida Workers’ Comp Claim Costs Grew Moderately From 2011 to 2016

    on 2018-05-15 at 08:03The average total cost per workers’ compensation claim in Florida has grown moderately in recent years, according to a recent study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI). All of the key components of total costs per claim experienced moderate […]

  • Arizona High Court Says Employers Not Liable for Kids’ Asbestos-Related Illness

    on 2018-05-14 at 14:30Employers can’t be held liable to somebody who contracted cancer from asbestos brought home on a parent’s work clothes, according to a decision handed down on Friday by the Arizona Supreme Court. The case stems from the 2014 death of […]

  • Another Crash: Tesla With Autopilot Rearends Truck Stopped at Red Light

    on 2018-05-14 at 13:39A Tesla sedan with a semi-autonomous Autopilot feature has rear-ended a fire department truck at 60 mph (97 kph) apparently without braking before impact, but police say it’s unknown if the Autopilot feature was engaged. The cause of the Friday […]

  • NRA Sues New York, Says State `Blacklisted Campaign’

    on 2018-05-14 at 09:50The National Rifle Association sued New York state officials over what it described as a “blacklisting campaign” targeting companies that try to do business with the group. The organization filed a complaint Friday in Syracuse federal court accusing New York […]

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  • High-Flying Drone Business May Leave Smaller Firms, Pioneers Behind

    by Thomas Black on 2018-05-15 at 05:00Andy Trench made $2,000 a day in 2015 taking sky-high photographs along the East Coast with a drone he made himself. Now, that same work fetches about $175. “It’s apparent that a lot of this industry is a race to […]

  • How UK Brokers View Cyber Insurance

    on 2018-05-15 at 05:00The majority of UK brokers see cyber as an important and growing market yet nearly one-third admit to a “poor” or “very poor” understanding of cyber risks and cyber insurance, according to research from DAS UK Group, a UK legal […]

  • Shell Facing Questions Over Pakistan Accident That Killed 200

    on 2018-05-15 at 05:00Royal Dutch Shell Plc will face difficult questions at its annual general meeting next week after an investor-advisory group urged shareholders to challenge executive pay and the company’s response to a fatal accident in Pakistan. Institutional Shareholder Services Inc., an […]

  • Train Fire at Six Flags Over Georgia Injures 2 Workers

    on 2018-05-15 at 04:48Two theme park employees were hurt when a fire broke out in a train engine at Six Flags Over Georgia on Saturday. The park said in a statement that no guests were on the train, and the flames were quickly […]

  • INSUREtrust Adds Hoppenbrouwer as Professional Lines Broker in Atlanta

    on 2018-05-15 at 04:37Atlanta-based INSUREtrust has added Sam Hoppenbrouwer as a Professional Lines broker on the production team of Executive Vice President Christiaan Durdaller. Hoppenbrouwer brings with him four years of wholesale experience in professional, cyber, and tech E&O. Before joining INSUREtrust, he […]

  • AXA Says Funding to Buy XL Group Is All Set

    on 2018-05-15 at 02:49AXA said on Monday it had secured financing for the 12.4 billion euros ($14.9 billion) acquisition of XL Group and was not dependent on the issuance of any additional debt following the flotation of part of its U.S. unit, AXA […]

  • Hawaii Commissioner Erred; Some Lava Claims May be Excluded

    by Don Jergler on 2018-05-15 at 00:24Some homeowners in a Hawaiian neighborhood where lava is flowing might not be so fortunate when they file their claims after all. It was previously reported that Gordon Ito, Hawaii’s insurance commissioner, was making it known that homes destroyed or […]

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  • Moving Tips That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

    by NinaSMedia on 2018-05-15 at 10:45Regardless of how good you’re at moving, this is still a stressful and arduous task. Even if you weren’t expected to endure physical and mental hardships that are conditioned by the move-related tasks, you would still have to undergo an emotional transition of swapping your old home for […]


Insurance Roundup, May 14, 2018

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  • Special report: The impact of Iraq’s 2018 parliamentary elections
    by Leo Kabouche on 2018-05-11 at 23:10On 12 May, Iraqis will head to the polls to choose their representatives for Parliament. In an environment influenced by the four-year conflict with the Islamic State and the fragmentation of politics, these elections are a critical test. The post Special report: The impact of Iraq’s 2018 […]

  • Albania’s religious harmony endures in the face of new challenges
    by Leonie Vrugtman on 2018-05-11 at 17:41Last week, the leaders of each of Albania’s religious communities reaffirmed their commitment to continued interfaith dialogue. Such dialogue has been an important factor in Albania’s political stability, although the religious establishment will face challenges in mitigating new forms of […]

  • US antitank missiles risk escalating the Ukrainian conflict
    by Alexander Brotman on 2018-05-10 at 16:12The recent delivery of US antitank missiles to Ukraine risks escalating the ongoing conflict with Russian-backed forces in the east of the country. If not accompanied by a concrete strategy, US support also risks driving a wedge between Ukraine and the EU, generating weaknesses which Moscow can […]

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  • Takata Air Bags Linked to 278 Injuries, 15 Deaths in U.S.
    on 2018-05-14 at 05:00Takata Corp.’s defective air bags have been linked to 278 injuries across the United States, according to updated figures released by U.S. Democratic Senator Bill Nelson of Florida, in advance of a hearing this week on the nomination of Heidi […]

  • Top 25 Workers’ Compensation Insurers
    on 2018-05-14 at 05:00The top 10 workers’ compensation insurers capture 46 percent of the market across the country, according to the latest figures from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). The top three — Travelers, The Hartford and Zurich— write a little […]

  • Burns & Wilcox Adds Lynch as Vice President in California
    by Don Jergler on 2018-05-14 at 05:00Burns & Wilcox has named Jim Lynch vice president of California brokerage in its San Francisco office. He will be primarily responsible for casualty placements, assisting his clients with challenging allied healthcare, construction, products and premise placements. Lynch was previously […]

  • A.M. Best Revises Credit Rating Outlook of Builders Mutual Companies of North Carolina
    on 2018-05-14 at 04:54A.M. Best has revised the outlook to positive from stable for the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and Long-Term ICR of “a” of Builders Mutual Insurance Co. and Builders […]

  • Florida No. 1 for Takata Air Bag Injuries, Deaths
    on 2018-05-14 at 04:38Florida leads the nation in the number of air bag injuries and deaths. U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said Friday that 83 injuries and three deaths have been linked to Takata air bag ruptures in Florida. Nelson was planning to meet […]

  • Tennessee High School Science Experiment Gone Wrong Injures 18
    by Amy O’Connor on 2018-05-14 at 04:28Authorities say a science experiment gone awry injured 17 students and a teacher, prompting the evacuation of a Tennessee school. Hendersonville Fire Department Chief Scotty Bush tells news outlets that emergency crews responded to a chemical explosion inside a high […]

  • U.S. Warns European Businesses on Sanctions If They Do Business with Iran
    by Ryan Beene and Mark Niquette on 2018-05-14 at 00:39European countries and companies that continue to do business with Iran could face U.S. sanctions, National Security Adviser John Bolton said Sunday. Part of the flaw with the Iran deal that President Donald Trump rejected was it enticed Europe and […]

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Insurance Roundup, May 11, 2018

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  • US antitank missiles risk escalating the Ukrainian conflict

    by Alexander Brotman on 2018-05-10 at 16:12The recent delivery of US antitank missiles to Ukraine risks escalating the ongoing conflict with Russian-backed forces in the east of the country. If not accompanied by a concrete strategy, US support also risks driving a wedge between Ukraine and the EU, generating weaknesses which Moscow can […]

  • Britain’s black money crackdown: treading a fine line

    by Nicholas Leong on 2018-05-04 at 14:53The UK is getting tough on the proceeds of foreign corruption at a time of heightened tensions with Russia. Downing Street will be keen to limit any further fallout with Moscow by adopting the right punitive measures. The post Britain’s black money crackdown: treading a fine line appeared […]

  • Disagreements on eurozone reform impact economic outlook

    by Aman Navani on 2018-05-02 at 15:31Emmanuel Macron’s ambitious plans to reform eurozone institutions received a further setback when German chancellor Angela Merkel toed her party’s line and rejected some of his bolder proposals when the two met in Berlin last week. The post Disagreements on eurozone reform impact […]

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  • Different Vehicles, Different Insurance Options

    by David Webb on 2018-05-03 at 07:35Car insurance – everyone that owns a vehicle should have it, but how should you go about selecting the right car insurance based on your vehicle type? While the basic liability, collision, and comprehensive insurance options remain the same across a spectrum of cars, insurance companies offer […]


Insurance Roundup, May 10, 2018

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  • Britain’s black money crackdown: treading a fine line
    by Nicholas Leong on 2018-05-04 at 14:53The UK is getting tough on the proceeds of foreign corruption at a time of heightened tensions with Russia. Downing Street will be keen to limit any further fallout with Moscow by adopting the right punitive measures. The post Britain’s black money crackdown: treading a fine line appeared […]

  • Disagreements on eurozone reform impact economic outlook
    by Aman Navani on 2018-05-02 at 15:31Emmanuel Macron’s ambitious plans to reform eurozone institutions received a further setback when German chancellor Angela Merkel toed her party’s line and rejected some of his bolder proposals when the two met in Berlin last week. The post Disagreements on eurozone reform impact […]

  • Special Report: Cryptocurrency’s future may depend on cybersecurity
    by Azhar Unwala on 2018-05-01 at 16:31Despite the excitement around all things crypto, the proliferation of cryptocurrency ventures is generating new cybersecurity risks. How governments and industry manage those risks may determine the future of the crypto market. The post Special Report: Cryptocurrency’s future may depend on […]

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  • People News: Tower MSA Partners, Delaware DOI, Aon
    on 2018-05-10 at 09:36Losada joins Tower MSA Partners as Vice President, Strategic Services Kathleen Losada has joined Tower MSA Partners as vice president of strategic services. In this role, she identifies and develops new markets and service offerings for the company, which provides […]

  • Research Says Hawaii Volcano Oozed Hot Lava for Decades
    by SETH BORENSTEIN on 2018-05-10 at 09:12Hawaii’s Kilauea is not your typical blow-the-top-off kind of volcano. It’s been simmering and bubbling for about 35 years, sending superhot hot lava spewing up through cracks in the ground. This month’s eruptions are more of the same, except the […]

  • NICB Issues Warning on Fraud Related to Flood-Damaged Cars
    on 2018-05-10 at 08:45A young man who bought a pickup truck in Houston is now warning buyers to follow the advice of the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) before closing a deal on a used vehicle. Kenton Basinger shelled out $14,000 for a […]

  • Kansas Turnpike Offers Tornado Bunkers at Toll Plazas Statewide
    by SARA SHEPHERD, Lawrence Journal-World on 2018-05-10 at 08:05Facing a tornado in your car on the open road with no buildings – much less basements – for miles is a terrifying thought. For travelers on the Kansas Turnpike, at least, there are underground storm shelters at most toll […]

  • Report Finds Worker Deaths Increased in Nashville Housing Boom
    on 2018-05-09 at 13:56An analysis by a Tennessee newspaper has found that a decline in safety inspections and ignored safety rules have led to an increase in worker deaths during Nashville’s housing boom. Citing state and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration data, […]

  • Last Year’s Monster Hailstorm Caused $2.3B Damage in Colorado
    on 2018-05-09 at 13:46The insurance costs for the monster hailstorm that pounded Colorado’s Front Range on May 8, 2017 have skyrocketed from an initial estimate of $1.4 billion to $2.3 billion – maintaining its infamous ranking as Colorado’s most expensive insured catastrophe. The […]

  • Business News: RMS, Roost/The Weather Company, Hiscox
    on 2018-05-09 at 09:25RMS Releases New Japan Earthquake and Tsunami High Definition Model Global risk modeling and analytics firm RMS announced the release of its new Japan Earthquake and Tsunami High Definition (HD) model. RMS collaborated with local experts, scientific agencies and insurers […]

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  • Connecticut House Passes $12 Fee to Help Crumbling Foundation Homeowners
    by Susan Haigh on 2018-05-10 at 10:47Connecticut moved closer Saturday toward adding a $12 annual surcharge on the insurance policies of every residential homeowner to financially help hundreds, if not thousands, of homeowners with crumbling foundations pay for costly repairs. After emotional appeals from eastern and […]

  • Morrison Mahoney Hires Two in Rhode Island
    on 2018-05-10 at 10:43Morrison Mahoney LLP, a litigation firm, is expanding its Workers’ Compensation and General Liability Team in Providence, R.I., adding two attorneys to assist these growing practices. Jonathan R. Myhre joined the team last December, and Joelle M. Hays joined in […]

  • Malloy Says He’ll Sign Connecticut Bill Forbidding Salary Questions
    on 2018-05-10 at 10:40Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he will sign legislation into law that prohibits employers from asking applicants about their salary history. The Democrat says the bill, which cleared the Senate on a 35-1 vote Friday night, echoes the intent of […]

  • Chubb Establishes 6 Teams to Work with Local Brokers in UK, Ireland
    on 2018-05-10 at 09:00Chubb said it has completed the creation of six teams to focus on working with independent brokers across the UK and Ireland. The new Chubb teams are in London, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and Ireland. Each is dedicated to working […]

  • Schuyler Named CEO of Aon Carrier Link
    on 2018-05-10 at 07:00Broker Aon announced the appointment of Richard Schuyler as chief executive officer of Aon Carrier Link. The Aon Carrier Link channel uses data and analytics to give buyers access to Lloyd’s syndicates through Aon’s retail broking network and makes the […]

  • Alera Acquires Courtney Group in Chicago
    on 2018-05-10 at 05:20Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property/casualty, risk management and wealth management firm based in Deerfield, Illinois, has acquired Courtney Group, located in Highland Park, Illinois. Courtney Group provides property/ casualty insurance products and services to clients in Chicago and […]

  • White House Hosts Meeting on Future of Artificial Intelligence
    by David Shepardson on 2018-05-10 at 05:00The White House plans to convene a meeting on Thursday on the future of artificial intelligence in U.S. industry with major companies including Facebook Inc., Amazon.com Inc., Google parent Alphabet Inc. and Oracle Corp. as well as senior government officials. […]

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  • Managing disruption, driving change
    on 2018-05-10 at 20:55Disruption are emerging all around us. They affect the way we do business; the way we live our live; the way we collaborate for common good. We need to embrace rising millennials so we can share our insights and help them lead us into a better world. […]

  • New Zealand: Less well known insurers offer the biggest discounts
    on 2018-05-10 at 20:55The New Zealand motor insurance industry is competitive, but new entrants are pricing below established players, according to MoneyHub which publishes its review on car insurance and highlights how vehicle owners in the regions save as much as 50% than those living in cities for the same vehicle. […]

  • India: Question hovers over quality of growth of non-life market
    on 2018-05-10 at 20:55The quality of growth in India’s non-life insurance market remains a concern, says A.M. Best which has a negative market segment outlook on the sector. […]

  • Singapore: Insurer launches market-first personal medical case management services
    on 2018-05-10 at 20:55AIA and global medical management company Medix have entered into an exclusive partnership to provide personal medical case management (PMCM) services to the insurer’s Singapore customers. […]

  • Singapore: NTUC Income rated No. 1 in insurance innovation benchmark
    on 2018-05-10 at 20:55NTUC Income, a homegrown insurer in Singapore, ranks overall first in the inaugural Applied Innovation Institute Singapore Insurance Innovation and Digital Benchmark, ranking the innovation and digitisation efforts of 25 insurers in Singapore. […]

  • China: Yudean Captive Insurance to increase capital
    on 2018-05-10 at 20:55Yudean Captive Insurance, part of the Guangdong Yudean Group, a Guangzhou-based power group, plans to increase its capital by CNY200 million (US$31.4 million) to CNY500 million. […]

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  • How Economical plans to remain independent after demutualization
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-05-09 at 20:37If Economical Insurance becomes publicly-traded on the stock exchange, it could eventually be acquired, but company officials have no intention of making Economical an easy acquisition target. “We certainly made a determination a long time ago that we were not… The post How Economical […]

  • Economical exposed to Ontario’s auto market cycles
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-05-09 at 20:34Exposure to Ontario’s regulated auto market is one factor leading to the “unsatisfactory” financial performance at Economical Insurance, CEO Rowan Saunders suggested to mutual policyholders attending the company’s annual general meeting, held Monday at the Bingemans Centre […]

  • Belair court victory exposes how clinics can abuse auto claims system
    by David Gambrill on 2018-05-09 at 20:18Belair Direct has succeeded in quashing an auto insurance claim that illustrates how rehab and assessment clinics can potentially abuse Ontario’s accident benefits law. In its ruling in Belair Direct Insurance Company v. Green, an accident benefits case, the Ontario… The post Belair […]

  • Hub acquires Quebec benefits brokerage
    by Jason Contant on 2018-05-09 at 20:11Hub International has acquired the shares of a Quebec benefits brokerage, a move designed to strengthen benefits and retirement offerings throughout Canada. The Chicago-based global insurance brokerage reported on May 7 that it acquired the shares of Les Avantages Sociaux… The post Hub […]

  • Trains suspected as starting grass fires in Prairies
    by Jason Contant on 2018-05-09 at 20:08WINNIPEG – An extremely dry spring in the eastern Prairies has meant an early start to fire season and in some cases trains are being suspected as the cause. “It is tinder dry,” said David Phillips, senior climatologist for Environment… The post Trains suspected as starting […]

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  • Different Vehicles, Different Insurance Options
    by David Webb on 2018-05-03 at 07:35Car insurance – everyone that owns a vehicle should have it, but how should you go about selecting the right car insurance based on your vehicle type? While the basic liability, collision, and comprehensive insurance options remain the same across a spectrum of cars, insurance companies offer […]


Insurance Roundup, May 9, 2018

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  • Britain’s black money crackdown: treading a fine line
    by Nicholas Leong on 2018-05-04 at 14:53The UK is getting tough on the proceeds of foreign corruption at a time of heightened tensions with Russia. Downing Street will be keen to limit any further fallout with Moscow by adopting the right punitive measures. The post Britain’s black money crackdown: treading a fine line appeared […]

  • Disagreements on eurozone reform impact economic outlook
    by Aman Navani on 2018-05-02 at 15:31Emmanuel Macron’s ambitious plans to reform eurozone institutions received a further setback when German chancellor Angela Merkel toed her party’s line and rejected some of his bolder proposals when the two met in Berlin last week. The post Disagreements on eurozone reform impact […]

  • Special Report: Cryptocurrency’s future may depend on cybersecurity
    by Azhar Unwala on 2018-05-01 at 16:31Despite the excitement around all things crypto, the proliferation of cryptocurrency ventures is generating new cybersecurity risks. How governments and industry manage those risks may determine the future of the crypto market. The post Special Report: Cryptocurrency’s future may depend on […]

  • Pre-salt reserves make Brazil ripe for investment, but risk remains
    by Alicia Chavy on 2018-05-01 at 08:00On October 27, 2017, new auction rounds for the eight pre-salt blocks in Brazil were launched. As the Brazilian government approved a new regulatory framework for the bidding process to allow more investors, 14 foreign companies and two Brazilian entities were qualified to participate in the […]

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  • China’s Anbang Insurance Eyes Divestment Strategy
    by Andrew G. Simpson on 2018-05-09 at 05:00Anbang Insurance Group Co., the once-acquisitive Chinese insurer that’s operating under government control, said it is in the process of reviewing all of its overseas assets amid reports of imminent divestments. Responding to questions from Bloomberg News, Anbang said it’s […]

  • Chubb Names Williams Executive VP, Manufacturing Industry Practice Leader
    on 2018-05-09 at 05:00Mike Williams is returning to Chubb to serve as as executive vice president and Manufacturing Industry practice leader. In this role, Williams will lead strategic efforts around mid-market business and relationships with key distribution partners. After a 27 year career […]

  • Nationwide Ventures Backs Drone Data Startup Betterview
    by Andrew G. Simpson on 2018-05-09 at 05:00Nationwide has made an investment in Betterview, a machine learning insurtech startup that focuses on analyzing data from drones, satellite and other aerial imagery. Betterview said it will use the undisclosed amount of money to expand the use of its […]

  • Hub International Acquires the Assets of Tennessee-Based The Barnett Group
    on 2018-05-09 at 04:34Hub International Limited has acquired the assets of Barnett Corporate Insurers, LLC (or The Barnett Group). Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., The Barnett Group provides employee benefits for more than 75,000 individuals. The company’s […]

  • Court Approves Patriot National Bankruptcy, Reorganization
    on 2018-05-09 at 04:09The bankruptcy and reorganization plan filed by insurance technology and outsourcing firm Patriot National has been approved and the transition of ownership of the Florida-based company can now move forward. According to a statement from Patriot National, the bankruptcy court […]

  • Insurers Seeking Major Premium Hikes for Obamacare Plans in 2019
    by John Tozzi on 2018-05-09 at 01:13The first glimpse of what health insurance companies plan to charge for Obamacare plans next year suggests there’s no relief ahead for consumers saddled with high premiums. Several insurers in Maryland and Virginia are seeking double-digit percentage increases in monthly […]

  • Monarch’s Kaufman Joins Western Security Surplus as Chief Operating Officer
    on 2018-05-09 at 00:16Western Security Surplus Insurance Brokers LLC has named Mark Kaufman its chief operating officer. Kaufman will be charged with growing WSS’ West coast production staff as well as adding product lines. Kaufman will be part of the Los Angeles team […]

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  • Different Vehicles, Different Insurance Options
    by David Webb on 2018-05-03 at 07:35Car insurance – everyone that owns a vehicle should have it, but how should you go about selecting the right car insurance based on your vehicle type? While the basic liability, collision, and comprehensive insurance options remain the same across a spectrum of cars, insurance companies offer […]


Insurance Roundup, May 8, 2018

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  • Britain’s black money crackdown: treading a fine line
    by Nicholas Leong on 2018-05-04 at 14:53The UK is getting tough on the proceeds of foreign corruption at a time of heightened tensions with Russia. Downing Street will be keen to limit any further fallout with Moscow by adopting the right punitive measures. The post Britain’s black money crackdown: treading a fine line appeared […]

  • Disagreements on eurozone reform impact economic outlook
    by Aman Navani on 2018-05-02 at 15:31Emmanuel Macron’s ambitious plans to reform eurozone institutions received a further setback when German chancellor Angela Merkel toed her party’s line and rejected some of his bolder proposals when the two met in Berlin last week. The post Disagreements on eurozone reform impact […]

  • Special Report: Cryptocurrency’s future may depend on cybersecurity
    by Azhar Unwala on 2018-05-01 at 16:31Despite the excitement around all things crypto, the proliferation of cryptocurrency ventures is generating new cybersecurity risks. How governments and industry manage those risks may determine the future of the crypto market. The post Special Report: Cryptocurrency’s future may depend on […]

  • Pre-salt reserves make Brazil ripe for investment, but risk remains
    by Alicia Chavy on 2018-05-01 at 08:00On October 27, 2017, new auction rounds for the eight pre-salt blocks in Brazil were launched. As the Brazilian government approved a new regulatory framework for the bidding process to allow more investors, 14 foreign companies and two Brazilian entities were qualified to participate in the […]

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  • NRA Sues Insurance Broker Behind ‘Carry Guard’
    by Polly Mosendz on 2018-05-08 at 08:35The National Rifle Association is suing Lockton Cos., alleging the insurance broker breached its contract with the firearms lobbying group. Lockton administered the NRA’s Carry Guard insurance program, which was advertised as the nation’s “most complete self-defense membership […]

  • Waymo Leads Self-Driving Car Race
    by David Welch and Elisabeth Behrmann on 2018-05-08 at 08:10In the race to start the world’s first driving business without human drivers, everyone is chasing Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo. The Google sibling has cleared the way to beat its nearest rivals, General Motors Co. and a couple of other players, […]

  • American Family, Main Street America to Merge
    on 2018-05-07 at 16:04Madison, Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance group and Florida-based The Main Street America Group will pursue a merger, according to an announcement released last week. Approved by the companies’ boards of directors, the merger will improve diversity of risk, promote growth […]

  • Southwest Air Jet Engine That Exploded Passed Seven Prior Inspections
    by Alan Levin on 2018-05-07 at 14:05The fan blade that failed on a Southwest Airlines Co. plane last month, killing a passenger, had been inspected seven times since late 2012 but without the sophisticated technology airlines are now under orders to use. The inspections relied on […]

  • NJ Transit Plans Reduced Schedule to Meet Safety Deadline
    by DAVID PORTER on 2018-05-07 at 13:45New Jersey Transit said Thursday it will reduce its train service over the next several months as it tries to install a federally mandated safety system by a Dec. 31 deadline. Last week, the Federal Railroad Administration sent a letter […]

  • Angry Mississippi Officials Squabble Over Bad Bridges
    by JEFF AMY on 2018-05-07 at 13:37Mississippi has a problem: deteriorating local bridges. People could work together to seek a solution. All too often, though, it seems they’d rather fight. The anger boiling among some county supervisors has now produced a lawsuit by Smith and Jasper […]

  • Copperfield Testimony: I’m Queasy About Injuries, Can’t Recall Fall
    on 2018-05-07 at 13:29David Copperfield told a Las Vegas jury that he’s queasy about injuries and would remember if any audience volunteers were hurt performing illusions during his show. The magician has testified he didn’t remember anyone being injured in nearly 20 years […]

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  • A new way to manage identity theft risk
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-05-07 at 20:39A law intended to reduce the risk of identity theft, which is covered under some home insurance policies, is one step closer to reality in Ontario. Bill 8, the Access to Consumer Credit Reports and Elevator Availability Act, passed third… The post A new way to manage identity theft risk […]

  • Online tool allows brokers to cache data in BMS
    by Jason Contant on 2018-05-07 at 20:05Applied Systems’ new IVANS Exchange online tool for Canadian brokers will include a feature that allows caching and housing of data in a broker management system (BMS) for 90 days. This allows brokerages to keep the data, even if their… The post Online tool allows brokers to cache data […]

  • Storm surge coverage now available for first time
    by Jason Contant on 2018-05-07 at 20:01The Co-operators announced Monday that homeowners in British Columbia and Nova Scotia can now be insured for storm surge damage, calling the coverage the first and only of its kind in Canada. Storm surges are waves caused by storms and… The post Storm surge coverage now available for first […]

  • Judges at odds on liability of directors and officers in shareholders’ lawsuit
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-05-07 at 19:56A class-action lawsuit by shareholders against five directors and officers of a Vancouver-based coal mining firm may reach the Supreme Court of Canada. Directors and officers are at risk of being sued by shareholders if the company’s share price drops;… The post Judges at odds on […]

  • Canadian Broker Network sells South Western Group Ltd. to MGA investment group
    by David Gambrill on 2018-05-07 at 18:12Canadian Broker Network (CBN), a network of independent insurance brokers, has sold managing general agent South Western Insurance Group Limited (SWG) to Three Holdings Inc. CBN said the transaction will allow its member brokerages to focus their efforts on creating… The post Canadian Broker […]

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  • Different Vehicles, Different Insurance Options
    by David Webb on 2018-05-03 at 07:35Car insurance – everyone that owns a vehicle should have it, but how should you go about selecting the right car insurance based on your vehicle type? While the basic liability, collision, and comprehensive insurance options remain the same across a spectrum of cars, insurance companies offer […]


Insurance Roundup, May 7, 2018

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  • Britain’s black money crackdown: treading a fine line
    by Nicholas Leong on 2018-05-04 at 14:53The UK is getting tough on the proceeds of foreign corruption at a time of heightened tensions with Russia. Downing Street will be keen to limit any further fallout with Moscow by adopting the right punitive measures. The post Britain’s black money crackdown: treading a fine line appeared […]

  • Disagreements on eurozone reform impact economic outlook
    by Aman Navani on 2018-05-02 at 15:31Emmanuel Macron’s ambitious plans to reform eurozone institutions received a further setback when German chancellor Angela Merkel toed her party’s line and rejected some of his bolder proposals when the two met in Berlin last week. The post Disagreements on eurozone reform impact […]

  • Special Report: Cryptocurrency’s future may depend on cybersecurity
    by Azhar Unwala on 2018-05-01 at 16:31Despite the excitement around all things crypto, the proliferation of cryptocurrency ventures is generating new cybersecurity risks. How governments and industry manage those risks may determine the future of the crypto market. The post Special Report: Cryptocurrency’s future may depend on […]

  • Pre-salt reserves make Brazil ripe for investment, but risk remains
    by Alicia Chavy on 2018-05-01 at 08:00On October 27, 2017, new auction rounds for the eight pre-salt blocks in Brazil were launched. As the Brazilian government approved a new regulatory framework for the bidding process to allow more investors, 14 foreign companies and two Brazilian entities were qualified to participate in the […]

  • The Week Ahead: 22-29 April 2018
    by Luke Iott on 2018-04-30 at 19:13The EU releases budget as it struggles with Brexit reality. Lebanon votes in parliamentary elections. Korea negotiations face skepticism. All in The Week Ahead.  The post The Week Ahead: 22-29 April 2018 appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

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  • Global: Allianz stops insuring coal plants and mines
    on 2018-05-07 at 17:00With immediate effect, global insurer Allianz Group will no longer provide insurance to single coal-fired power plants or coal mines, that are operational or planned. […]

  • Technology: First round of the pre-launch of the Ydentity™ ICO starts today
    on 2018-05-07 at 17:00The first round of the pre-launch of the Ydentity™ ICO by Bright Nation Limited takes place today. The second round will be held in September, 2018, prior to the core offering in December 2018, the company says. […]

  • Taiwan: Survey reveals insurance buyers’ preferences
    on 2018-05-07 at 17:00A survey by the Taiwan Insurance Institute (TII) has shown that when buying property insurance, location and loyalty are important elements. More than 70% of consumers buy property insurance in the area in which they reside, and 80% of consumers turn to the same insurer. […]

  • New Zealand: Health insurance growth continues
    on 2018-05-07 at 17:00New Zealand’s health insurance industry recorded its 12th consecutive quarter of growth in March 2018, with lives covered reaching 1.385 million and claims paid topping NZ$1.2 billion (US$842 million) for the year ended 31 March, the Health Funds Association of New Zealand (HFANZ) says. […]

  • India: Plea made for National Insurance’s HQ to remain in Kolkata
    on 2018-05-07 at 17:00West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra has written to the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley ,urging him not to shift the headquarters of state-owned National Insurance from Kolkata. […]

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  • Ontario ice storm estimated to cost insurers up to $164 million
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-05-07 at 01:11The historic ice storm in Ontario and Quebec in mid-April could cost the insurance industry more than $150 million in damage claims, Verisk Analytics Inc.’s Property Claim Services unit reported Thursday. PCS’s preliminary estimate of a catastrophe event April 14-16… The post […]

  • One theory why Lloyd’s underwrites so much Canadian business
    by David Gambrill on 2018-05-07 at 01:07Insurance professionals fresh to Canada’s property and casualty insurance market from Europe may notice how much of Canada’s commercial business is underwritten by Lloyd’s of London. “Lloyd’s (as a market) is again the largest commercial writer in Canada [in […]

  • Why this broker sold into the independent broker channel
    by Jason Contant on 2018-05-07 at 00:59When Ron Bagnell was looking to retire, handing over his brokerage to the family was not an option, so he sold into the independent broker channel. “My children had no interest in taking over the business, so I knew that… The post Why this broker sold into the independent broker […]

  • How IT developers will change the way you do business
    by Jason Contant on 2018-05-07 at 00:55A daring group of developers came up with a new approach to technology development 17 years ago, dubbed ‘agile.’ The process grew popular in the startup world; it was soon embraced by mainstream leaders around the globe, including by those… The post How IT developers will change […]

  • Court’s response to common impaired driving defence
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-05-07 at 00:52The driver of a vehicle involved in a major accident near Hamilton has not succeeded in using the “bolus” drinking defence to have her impaired driving conviction overturned. Bolus drinking is when a driver claims to have driven several drinks… The post Court’s response to […]

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  • Different Vehicles, Different Insurance Options
    by David Webb on 2018-05-03 at 07:35Car insurance – everyone that owns a vehicle should have it, but how should you go about selecting the right car insurance based on your vehicle type? While the basic liability, collision, and comprehensive insurance options remain the same across a spectrum of cars, insurance companies offer […]