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  • Insurance Endurance returns for the benefit of The Insurance Charities

    Insurance Endurance, which saw more than 100 drivers participate in last year’s edition of the insurance industry motor sports event, returns to the 1,382 metre PFI Racetrack on June 25. The lar...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/charities/insurance-endurance-returns-for-the-benefit-of-the-insurance-charities-165221.aspx1644
  • Allstate launches pay-as-you-go auto policy in Ohio

    Vehicle owners in Ohio now have access to Allstate’s Milewise, an auto insurance policy with which consumers pay based on how much they drive. The product, which was launched in other states las...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/commercial-auto/allstate-launches-payasyougo-auto-policy-in-ohio-165192.aspx1645
  • Insurance brokers have always acted in the best interests of their customers

    Earlier this month the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said it had identified “significant potential for harm to customers arising from the product development and distribution approaches curr...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/breaking-news/insurance-brokers-have-always-acted-in-the-best-interests-of-their-customers-165199.aspx1646
  • Financial Conduct Authority outlines priorities for the year

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is busier than ever, taking on a handful of cross-sector priorities to ensure regulation keeps pace with rapidly changing financial services and consumer needs. I...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/breaking-news/financial-conduct-authority-outlines-priorities-for-the-year-165195.aspx1647
  • The state with the most expensive car insurance rates is

    The state that gave birth to America’s car industry has the most expensive auto insurance rates in the country for the sixth year in a row. Michigan has been revealed as being the most expensive...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/commercial-auto/the-state-with-the-most-expensive-car-insurance-rates-is-165242.aspx1648
  • Notre Dame Cathedral fire and its insurance implications

    When the Great Fire of London ravaged the city in September 1666, it destroyed everything inside the old Roman walls from houses to churches to St Paul’s Cathedral to the Palaces at Westminster....


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/breaking-news/notre-dame-cathedral-fire-and-its-insurance-implications-165102.aspx1633
  • Cyber Insurance Demand, Supply, Awareness Continue to Grow: Marsh

    The message about the need to take cyber risk and insurance seriously is getting through to companies and boardrooms. “As risk awareness has grown, more organizations, particularly those focused...


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    https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2019/04/17/524035.htm1634
  • How leading cyber policies do more for clients

    When it comes to cyber risks, clients need more help than ever before. Despite a growing awareness of cyber perils, more companies are being forced to count the costs of a breach after being successfu...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/cyber/how-leading-cyber-policies-do-more-for-clients-165132.aspx1635
  • PCF Insurance Services nabs Los Angeles-based Grosslight Insurance

    PCF Insurance Services has completed its acquisition of insurance agency Grosslight Insurance in Los Angeles, CA. Grosslight Insurance was founded in 1950 by Gil Grosslight. With two locations in West...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/pcf-insurance-services-nabs-los-angelesbased-grosslight-insurance-165131.aspx1636

EVENTS

Conferences

HEALTHCARE INSURANCE FORUM 2019

HEALTHCARE INSURANCE FORUM 2019

April 23-24, 2019
The healthcare insurance sector is entering a period of digital transformation and disruption with technology offering innovative solutions to long-standing business challenges and improving organizational agility. This is a critical time for the industry as it offers an opportunity for organization...

Global Insurance Symposium

GLOBAL INSURANCE SYMPOSIUM

April 23-25, 2019
What? The Global Insurance Symposium features a powerhouse agenda of keynote and panel speakers and networking sessions. Speakers include state insurance commissioners, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and regulatory representatives from across the globe.

20th Asia Conference on Bancassurance and Alternative Distribution Channels

20TH ASIA CONFERENCE ON BANCASSURANCE AND ALTERNATIVE DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS

April 29-30, 2019
With businesses world over using data for decision making and AI ranging from distribution, marketing, servicing customers to cross-selling, embracing an open digital insurance shopping and banking space is critical for insurers and banks! Can bancassurance stand out and be an innovative disruptor? ...

RIMS 2019 Annual Conference & Exhibition

RIMS 2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION

April 28-01, 2019
You know the risks your company faces. We have the capabilities and financial strength to meet the risk transfer needs of businesses worldwide. So why not combine your experience with our expertise? Long-term relationships bring long-term rewards. We’re smarter together.

2019 Casualty Insights Conference

2019 CASUALTY INSIGHTS CONFERENCE

April 18-18, 2019
Casualty Insights Conference is the premiere insurance industry event addressing today’s casualty risk management and insurance issues. Now in its ninth year, the conference brings together over 500 leading risk managers, brokers, underwriters, claim professionals and lawyers to share their kn...

Onshore Energy Conference

ONSHORE ENERGY CONFERENCE

April 17-17, 2019
Onshore Energy Conference has become the leading regional conference for the insurance of oil, gas and power. You are invited to participate in the 4th annual conference and join your peers in addressing the issues that exist in today’s challenging market. The Advisory Committee have put toget...

2nd International Insurance and Reinsurance Congress

2ND INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE AND REINSURANCE CONGRESS

April 10-12, 2019
Insurance Conference will take place and will be devoted to discussing the main directions of development of the Russian insurance industry, their commercialization, introduction of risk management, issues of insurance industry digitalization, protection of rights of consumers of insurance services ...

7TH ANNUAL Life Insurance Forum

7TH ANNUAL LIFE INSURANCE FORUM

April 10-11, 2019
The 7th Annual Life Insurance Forum 2019 covers topics such as:
- Disruption in the Life Insurance Industry
- Regulatory Changes and Challenges
- InsurTech and Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Insurance
- Digitization - the Future of Insurance
- IoT and Life Insurance

 

Webinars

APR 23, 2019 | 11AM
CYBER CATASTROPHES: WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY SHOULD (RE)INSURERS CARE?
This webinar will feature a discussion around the relatively recent emergence of cyber risk and corresponding cyber insurance market, challenges presented to insurers by this new and dynamic landscape, and the intersection of cybersecurity efforts and traditional insurance practices in hel...
APR 24, 2019 | 1:00pm-2:30pm
STACKING COMMERCIAL BUSINESS INSURANCE COVERAGE POLICIES: INSURER AND POLICYHOLDER PERSPECTIVES
One of the most complex issues in insurance coverage disputes, particularly those involving long-tail claims such as asbestos bodily injury and environmental claims, is how to allocate liabilities among the many policy years often triggered by losses. Allocation methodologies vary between ...
APR 24, 2019 | 2 p.m.
AM BEST TO HOST WEBINAR ON HOW THE INTERNET OF THINGS IS REMAKING HOMEOWNERS’ INSURANCE
Connected home devices can provide new opportunities to offer even more to your customers. In this session, a panel of technology and insurance experts will examine how homeowners’ insurers are leveraging smart home devices of all shapes and sizes to extend value to insureds. Panelis...
APR 25, 2019 | 12:00 pm
BUILDING THE BUSINESS MODEL FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF SMALL-MEDIUM BUSINESS LEADERS
The Small-Medium Business (SMB) market – firms that employ 1 to 500 employees — is enormous. At nearly 6 million firms, it comprises over 99% of all employer businesses in the United States. On top of that, there are another 24.3 million non-employer firms, bringing the total m...
APR 30, 2019
THE DIGITAL INSURER WEBINAR: AI POWERED INSURER
Join us for this webinar and listen to an experienced, global panel of insurance professionals present, discuss and answer your questions on the theme of “AI Powered Insurer”. We are currently confirming our agenda and speaker line up but this is sure to be a popular webinar so...
APR 30, 2019 | 6:00 AM EDT
IFRS 17 – EMERGING HOT TOPICS FOR NON-LIFE INSURERS
Since the International Accounting Standards Board’s (IASB) adoption of International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 17 - Insurance Contracts in May 2017, many across the insurance industry have been diving into the technical accounting interpretation and identifying the key thr...

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...
DRAFTING WEBSITE AND MOBILE APP TERMS OF USE, PRIVACY POLICY AND IP PROTECTIONS
Website and mobile app terms of use outline how visitors may use a company’s website or app and when their right to use may be revoked. Terms of use may create a binding and enforceable contract between businesses and users of their website or app when the user has actual knowledge t...
MOVING MEDICAID DATA FORWARD, PART 3: A GUIDE TO MEDICAID UTILIZATION DATA
Although recent policy debates have focused on Medicaid coverage, the levels and mix of services used by Medicaid beneficiaries play an equally important role in shaping cost, quality, and health outcomes. Understanding the use of health services is particularly important for analyzing iss...
CREATING WALKABLE COMMUNITIES: A HEALTH IN ALL POLICIES APPROACH
The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities demonstrates the importance of increasing physical activity and preventing chronic disease through walking and creating walkable communities. This webinar will focus on the second goal of the call to act...

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...

Access to high-quality data is the bedrock of cutting-edge, evidence-based research. However, as many AcademyHealth members can likely attest, accessing the right data for a study is rarely as simple ...

This Summer, The Lancet published two consecutive articles offering further evidence on the link between adult health and childhood trauma, such as with adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) or childho...

As the new administration and Congress continue to forge ahead on their articulated and emerging priorities and decision makers at the state and local levels consider how to address rising costs and t...

This year’s Health Datapalooza meeting brought together officials from the highest levels of government both here and abroad with the health system and private sector innovators – all whil...

This White Paper is a “think piece” based on on‐going inclusive consultations and seeking to frame the discussion to support the development of people-centered national health policies, st...

Information and communications technology (ICT) has transformed a nearlyevery aspect of modern life, from banking to travel to commerce. The healthcare sector has been slower to take advantage of the ...

During a recent meeting with staff from the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, I was asked a question central to Mathematica’s recent and ongoing disability research...

How to ensure people with past and ongoing health problems are central to the efforts of the Trump administration and Republican lawmakers to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (...