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  • Hub International acquires New York-based JW Retirement Group

    Chicago, Illinois-based insurance broker Hub International has acquired JW Retirement Group, a New York-based brokerage services and investment advisory firm for an undisclosed amount. Based on Long I...


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    https://www.nsinsurance.com/news/hub-international-jw-retirement-group/2298
  • Marsh launches enhanced cyber risk suite

    Marsh has announced the launch of an enhanced suite of cyber risk quantification consulting capabilities that offer clients new insight into the impact of their cybersecurity investments. The suite is...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/cyber/marsh-launches-enhanced-cyber-risk-suite-192241.aspx2299
  • Aon snaps up CoverWallet, a digital insurance platform for SMEs

    Global insurance brokerage and professional services firm Aon has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CoverWallet, a US-domiciled digital insurance platform for small and medium-sized enter...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/aon-snaps-up-coverwallet-a-digital-insurance-platform-for-smes-192177.aspx2295
  • House Passes Terrorism Reinsurance Renewal; Senate to Take Up Measure

    The House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill reauthorizing the federal terrorism reinsurance program by a vote of 385-22. The vote came on the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization ...


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    https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2019/11/19/548997.htm2296
  • AXA XL reveals new risk innovation incubator Cube

    AXA XL, the property & casualty and specialty risk division of AXA Group, has introduced a risk innovation incubator called Cube. Available globally and described as the first of its kind, Cube wi...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/technology/axa-xl-reveals-new-risk-innovation-incubator-cube-192010.aspx2287
  • Report reveals significant growth in demand for M&A insurance

    Aon’s latest report has finally found significant growth in demand for merger and acquisition (M&A) insurance products following a decline in M&A after the 2008 financial crisis. The rep...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/report-reveals-significant-growth-in-demand-for-manda-insurance-192032.aspx2288
  • Gallagher’s Artex Risk Completes Purchase of ILS Specialist Horseshoe Insurance

    Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced its captive and alternative risk transfer solutions subsidiary, Artex Risk Solutions Inc., has completed its purchase of Bermuda-based Horseshoe Insurance Servi...


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    https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2019/11/18/548754.htm2284
  • A chance to shine as standard line property insurance markets tighten

    The excess and surplus lines (E&S) property insurance marketplace is buzzing with activity. With rates firming across multiple property segments, more and more submissions are flowing into the E&a...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/a-chance-to-shine-as-standard-line-property-insurance-markets-tighten-191945.aspx2285
  • Original Medicare Tops Advantage

    Based on results from a recent survey by Insurance.com, those with original Medicare reported the highest satisfaction versus those with Medicare Advantage—offered by private insurers— as ...


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    https://www.managedhealthcareexecutive.com/news/original-medicare-tops-advantage2283

EVENTS

Conferences

Woman in Insurance awards 2019

WOMAN IN INSURANCE AWARDS 2019

November 26-28, 2019
Incisive Media is delighted to launch the Women in Insurance Awards 2019, an exciting new opportunity to showcase the achievements of women in the general insurance market.
The insurance industry has made significant strides down the road to creating a genuinely diverse, equal opportunities s...

ASIA

ASIA'S LARGEST INSURTECH CONFERENCE

November 27-28, 2019
Understand the market and problems you are challenged with solvingSharpen your proposition and identify what parts of the insurance value chain are ripe for innovation Build awareness by networking with investors and insurance executivesForge commercial partnerships and explore new ways of doing bus...

KPMG

KPMG'S INSURANCE CONFERENCE

November 28-28, 2019
KPMG's Insurance Conference is a full day of discussion with your peers and insights from luminaries across the industry. We'll cover topics ranging from the habits of Millennial and Gen Z consumers to the impact of climate change on the industry to innovation best practices in Asia, and muc...

Insurance & Climate Risk EMEA 2019

INSURANCE & CLIMATE RISK EMEA 2019

December 02-02, 2019
InsuranceERM and Environmental Finance are pleased to announce that the third annual Insurance & Climate Risk EMEA conference, will take place on 2 December 2019 in London. The insurance and climate risk session will look at how the risk, actuarial, investment and underwriting teams at re/insure...

Europe’s leading insurance conference

EUROPE’S LEADING INSURANCE CONFERENCE

November 13-14, 2019
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The very best of the insurance industry comes together from across the globe for two jam-packed days to challenge the traditional world of insurance. With 4 stages of content, over 120 speakers and 800+ attendees the potential to learn, boost business and grow your network is huge.

The platform for leading insurance professionals from across the Nordic region to explore the future of the industry.

THE PLATFORM FOR LEADING INSURANCE PROFESSIONALS FROM ACROSS THE NORDIC REGION TO EXPLORE THE FUTURE OF THE INDUSTRY.

June 03-04, 2019
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Insurance Innovators: Nordics hosts speakers from the most innovative players in the industry, covering topics such as open APIs and data analytics, seamless customer experiences, innovation and claims transformation. This year’s conference will bring together the full spectrum of the industry...

5th Annual Connected Insurance USA

5TH ANNUAL CONNECTED INSURANCE USA

November 20-21, 2019
Ready or Not, The Future is Now: Thrive in the Customer Age of Insurance. The time has come to take the necessary steps to guarantee your survival and success in the future of insurance. The connected customer is demanding personalized products, real-time engagement and seamless service, and carrier...

2019 Property Insights Conference

2019 PROPERTY INSIGHTS CONFERENCE

November 21-21, 2019
Advisen’s annual Property Insights Conference in New York City offers a full-day program that identifies and explores the critical issues facing the US property market today. The conference will offer insight and debate on risk issues such as flood, cyber, building codes and the issues of mana...

 

Webinars

NOV 25, 2019
WHAT IS CYBER INSURANCE? WHY DOES IT MATTER?
Please join us on Monday, November 25th from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET for the next Resource Center webinar on Cyber Insurance. Every state and local government faces cyber risk, no matter their size. While cyber insurance can’t protect your organization from a cybercrime, it can ke...
NOV 27, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
OPTIMISING STRATEGIC ASSET ALLOCATION FOR INSURANCE COMPANIES
Insurance investment managers are improving their asset allocation decisions by creating an integrated investment value-chain that encompasses actuarial, risk, asset-liability management and asset management skills. This delivers portfolios that are optimal in the context of the insurance ...
NOV 28, 2019 | 11:00AM
UNDERSTANDING THE RISK OF CYBER THREATS WITHIN THE UK INSURANCE INDUSTRY
Managing the risk of cyber threats and reducing the impact of breaches is a top priority for UK organisations of all sizes, from small businesses to FTSE 100 corporations. Today, UK businesses are managing cyber risk by adopting best practices, continuously improving cybersecurity and impl...
DEC 03, 2019 | 1:00pm-2:30pm
INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR DATA BREACHES AND OTHER PRIVACY, CYBERSECURITY AND DATA PROTECTION-RELATED INCIDENTS
This CLE webinar will provide participants with an analysis of the current trends and developments in insurance coverage for data breaches and other serious privacy, cybersecurity and data protection-related incidents. Our panel of experts will discuss the recent trends in privacy and cybe...
DEC 03, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR DATA BREACHES
In this age of digitization and increasing global connectivity, businesses in all industries are increasingly vulnerable to data breaches and network intrusions. A privacy event involving a company’s loss, theft or inadvertent disclosure of data, whether from employees, users or cust...
DEC 03, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
FROM INSURANCE CUSTOMER COMMUNICATIONS TO CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT: DIFFERENTIATION IN THE DIGITAL AGE
Customer experience is a hot topic in the insurance industry whether you define your customer as the agent or the policyholder. The pace at which consumer expectations change makes customer satisfaction an elusive goal—especially when carriers often think of customer experience from ...

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN INSURANCE
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Digitalization is on everyone’s agenda these days, and there are more efficiencies to be gained especially in the areas of claims, underwriting and risk inspections.DXC’s cloud-hosted SaaS offerings, powered by 360Globalnet, provide a comprehensive digital strategy for claims a...
ON DEMAND WEBINAR: THE STATE OF DIGITAL INSURANCE TRANSFORMATION
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Insurers are in the throes of digital transformation. But there are big differences within the industry based on product line, distribution model, and executive commitment to digital business transformation.Most insurers are still exploring the potential of digital technologies only in poc...
OPIOID ABUSE PREDICTION: USING SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHICS TO GENERATE INSIGHTS
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Healthcare organizations need detailed data to gain an in-depth understanding of specific populations and their health concerns so they can design effective outreach programs, manage care, and contain costs. But health risk assessment (HRA), claims, and enrollment data are no longer enough...
WEBINAR SERIES: AN INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
In this webinar, speakers from CDC’s Public Health Law Program define and characterize legal epidemiology (legal epi), and describe how it can be used as a tool when advancing from data to policy. This webinar will offer an abbreviated training in legal epidemiology (legal epi) ...
RETIREMENT READINESS IN THREE COUNTRIES: WHO IS READY TO RETIRE?
Some interesting things can happen when actuaries from different countries talk. Actuaries from Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom all had concerns about the retirement readiness of their respective populations. They wondered how varying public policies related to retirem...
NAVIGATING CYBERSECURITY AND PUBLIC POLICY SIX KEY ISSUES
In this emerging era of truly pervasive computing, cybersecurity is a hot public policy topic. Numerous policy proposals have been advanced to address emerging cyber threats directed at governments and private businesses and vulnerabilities affecting consumer data and individual privacy. T...

RESOURCES

In the first phase, insurance carriers have been through with the arduous task of heavy weight product implementations, legacy modernizations, core suite upgrades, package solution implementations, la...

The United Conservative Party Government's transparent early manoeuvres around public sector wage negotiations and the heavy hints found in a paper by the chair of Premier Jason Kenney's "...

The link between poverty and health outcomes is well recognized. Recent Health Affairs Health Policy Briefs on these trends have shown a strong connection between people’s income and their healt...

Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new primary care payment models designed to increase the share of clinicians that accept value-based payments. This announcement b...

When it comes to health care, the United States is witnessing two fundamentally incompatible trend lines. High-deductible health plans (HDHPs) represent an increasing share of the health insurance Mar...

Preston Newby was a youth minister. He and his wife, Tara, were driving with their son to visit family-excited to announce a new baby on the way. In the keeping with the kind of person Preston was, he...

Before we begin today, a quick refresher. Life insurance provides financial protection for your loved ones in the event of your death. A life insurance policy usually pays a guaranteed amount of money...

When applying for life insurance online, you’ll be asked to name a beneficiary for your policy. This is an important step in the buying process because properly naming a beneficiary and providin...

When you’ve already got loads on your plate, organising your business insurance can seem pretty daunting. But, as you’re probably aware, insurance is one of those things that you really do...