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  • Zurich reveals new partnership to expand cyber offering

    Zurich Insurance Group and cybersecurity company CYE have partnered on an offering to protect businesses against cybercrime. Zurich Cyber Security Services addresses cyber risks by helping businesses ...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/cyber/zurich-reveals-new-partnership-to-expand-cyber-offering-215084.aspx2489
  • At-Bay launches tech E&O policy

    At-Bay has announced the launch of an automatically underwritten technology errors and omissions policy. At-Bay’s Technology & Cyber Insurance Policy expands coverage beyond cyber liability ...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/technology/atbay-launches-tech-eando-policy-215144.aspx2490
  • Neptune Flood expands business into Louisiana

    Neptune Flood has opened for business in Louisiana – the company’s 39th state. A release noted that Louisiana is the second largest market for flood insurance in the US due to its geograph...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/catastrophe/neptune-flood-expands-business-into-louisiana-215145.aspx2491
  • Nationwide agrees major joint venture with insurer

    Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company (Nationwide) has agreed a major joint venture with global insurer Generali. The two insurance giants have today announced the creation of N2G Worldwide Insurance Se...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/nationwide-agrees-major-joint-venture-with-insurer-215010.aspx2486
  • AIG announces $500 million accelerated share repurchase

    American International Group (AIG) has entered into an accelerated share repurchase (ASR) agreement with Citibank to repurchase $500 million in AIG common stock. The agreement is part of AIG’s $...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/aig-announces-500-million-accelerated-share-repurchase-214962.aspx2487
  • Arch Capital Group agrees $521 million Coface deal

    Natixis SA agreed to sell most of its remaining stake in credit insurer Coface SA to Arch Capital Group in a 480 million-euro (US$521 million) deal that may allow the French lender to return more exce...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/business-news/arch-capital-group-agrees-521-million-coface-deal-214823.aspx2483
  • Reich Insurance rolls out 'complete' product for water treatment professionals

    Manchester-based Reich Insurance has a new proposition for water treatment professionals, who the broker found are often unknowingly exposed due to a specific exclusion for legionella and efficacy. &l...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/professional-liability/reich-insurance-rolls-out-complete-product-for-water-treatment-professionals-214814.aspx2484
  • Nationwide Teams up with Toyota to Offer Insurance Featuring Telematics Solution

    Whether they're driving a new Toyota off the lot or already have one in the driveway, car owners behind the wheel of a Toyota connected vehicle now have an easier way to get insurance. Nationwide ...


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    https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/nationwide-teams-up-with-toyota-to-offer-insurance-featuring-telematics-solution-301009870.html2479
  • Berkshire Hathaway suffers insurance underwriting slump in Q4

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc. may have bounced back big-time in the fourth quarter of 2019 – from a US$25.4 billion net loss in the same quarter in 2018 to net earnings attributable to shareholders of...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/breaking-news/berkshire-hathaway-suffers-insurance-underwriting-slump-in-q4-214625.aspx2482

EVENTS

Conferences

Insurance & Risk-Linked Securities Conference

INSURANCE & RISK-LINKED SECURITIES CONFERENCE

March 01-03, 2020
Join SIFMA’s Insurance- and Risk-Linked Securities (IRLS) Conference for a robust industry discussion, exploring the numerous factors reshaping the ILS markets and driving further growth. At IRLS 2019, over 350 delegates – representing a diverse range of participants from across the insu...

UK Broker Summit

UK BROKER SUMMIT

March 19-20, 2020
The 2019 event, taking place at the South Lodge Hotel in Sussex, attracted some of the most influential players in the insurance broking community. Over the two days, a series of panel discussions, Chatham House Rules roundtables and keynote speeches took place discussing the pressing matters within...

Exploring the transformational potential of IoT

EXPLORING THE TRANSFORMATIONAL POTENTIAL OF IOT

March 19-21, 2020
n 2019, Connected Insurance catered to all senior executives across a range of connected functions including: motor, home, smart, digital, innovation and more. From IoT-enabled offerings and value-added services, to product innovation and overhauling business models, we had everything covered in las...

Canadian Reinsurance Conference

CANADIAN REINSURANCE CONFERENCE

March 24-24, 2020
Canadian Reinsurance Conference will feature delegates from insurance, reinsurance and retrocession companies, as well as a wide range of other key industry stakeholders including regulators, suppliers and consultants. Delegates attend from Canada, the United States and abroad to experience a unique...

INSURANCE INNOVATORS INDONESIA

INSURANCE INNOVATORS INDONESIA

February 19-20, 2020
Insurance Innovators: Indonesia gets straight to the heart of the challenges facing insurance providers today and lays the groundwork for these challenges to be overcome. From overhauling digital strategies and next-generation technology, to the future of lifestyle app and platforms, Insurance Innov...

2020 NAMIC Claims Conference

2020 NAMIC CLAIMS CONFERENCE

February 11-13, 2020
The NAMIC Claims Conference is an annual conference designed for Claims leaders and professionals within property/casualty mutual insurance companies. At the conference, leaders just like you discover things they may have never known were there – a group of allies, a sounding board, and peers ...

The annual Windstorm Insurance Conference 2020

THE ANNUAL WINDSTORM INSURANCE CONFERENCE 2020

January 26-30, 2020
The annual Windstorm Insurance Conference (WIND) is a three-day conference for the property insurance claims industry. Our mission is to provide professional development and networking opportunities to bring together defense and policyholder representatives to better connect, learn, and engage for t...

Transaction Insurance Insights Conference 2020

TRANSACTION INSURANCE INSIGHTS CONFERENCE 2020

January 29-29, 2020
Transaction Insurance Insights Forum will be of value to private equity investors, risk managers and insurance professionals who need to understand how transaction insurance products are making deals happen today, and how the M&A landscape is likely to be transformed in the future by the increas...

 

Webinars

FEB 27, 2020 | 10:00am
OPTIMIZING THE COMMERCIAL INSURANCE CUSTOMER LIFECYCLE
An optimized customer lifecycle is the holy grail of commercial insurance. But holy grails come with challenges: Finding new opportunities has become a costly and highly fragmented operation As customer needs consistently grow in terms of complexity, it becomes clear that a strong customer...
MAR 02, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
CONSTRUCTION LITIGATION WEBINAR: WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INSURANCE BASICS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION RISK PROFESSIONAL
“Construction Litigation Webinar: Workers’ Compensation Insurance Basics for the Construction Risk Professional” Led by Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, the Construction Litigation Webinar Series is a monthly discussion of recent case law developments and best prac...
MAR 03, 2020 | 1:00 pm
WORKERS COMP INVESTIGATIONS, FROM SINGLE CLAIMS TO MAJOR CASE
This webinar is designed to explore the complex nature of Workers Compensation coverage and the type of fraud that plagues this line of business. Particular attention will be given to recognizing indicators, avoiding tunnel vision and building a successful investigation that may lead to a ...
MAR 04, 2020 | 10:30 Am - 12:30PM
5 CONTRACTOR-COVERAGE CONCEPTS EVERY AGENT MUST UNDERSTAND
Contractor risks are unique regarding their risk profile, exposures and coverage needs. Agents must understand these unique risks, exposures and coverages to properly manage their contractor clients. This session focuses on five of the most common contractor risk exposures:
MAR 04, 2020 | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY COVERAGES 2020
Examine major commercial property exposures (including leased property), the Commercial Building and Personal Property Coverage form, and major modifying endorsements. Evaluate sources of insurable interest and exposures of particular importance when your client has the property of others ...
MAR 10, 2020 | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
E&O: ROADMAP TO HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE
Examine the importance of eligibility requirements and proper wording of the named insured when writing Homeowner’s (HO) Coverages, as well as valuation and knowing how the policy responds at the time of loss. Analyze Section I–Property and Section II–Liability policy lan...

EVOLUTION IN CYBER INSURANCE
As cyber threats evolve the way insurers evaluate risks and the coverages offered are also developing. In this session, Steve Whelan of Verisk, along with guest speakers Danny Arnett of AIR and Annamaria Landaverde of Munich Re, will address emerging cyber threats, trends in cyber insuranc...
UNDERSTANDING THE INSURANCE CONSUMER JOURNEY
Virtually all insurance shoppers start online. While many still ultimately purchase offline, we learn more every day about how consumers’ online activities impact their buying decisions. Understanding online behavior is becoming increasingly important as insurers push to reach more o...
THE TOP INSURANCE TECHNOLOGY TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2019
Insurance firms recognize that their future depends on the digital initiatives that drive better customer experience and more efficient operations. But heightening customer expectations, stalled progress on customer experience, a global recession on the way, and a new big tech name showing...
ACHIEVING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN INSURANCE
Digital transformation is a priority for every insurance organization. The challenge is determining how to devise and deploy a successful digital strategy that drives innovation, meets changing customer expectations and improves the bottom line. Digital transformation is not an end state i...
CECL AND AFS SECURITIES CONSIDERATIONS FOR INSURANCE COMPANIES
Join S&P Global Market Intelligence and RiskSpan to explore simple best practices to drive your credit loss measurement implementation roadmap. We will provide practical solutions and insights to accelerate your institution’s CECL implementation, especially related to loans and d...
CHOICE OF LAW IN INSURANCE COVERAGE DISPUTES: STRATEGIES AND PERSPECTIVES FROM POLICYHOLDER AND INSURER COUNSEL
This CLE webinar will guide counsel in choice of law issues and strategies in insurance coverage disputes, including how different jurisdictions approach conflicts of law and the various choice of law tests adopted by the courts, recent and future trends, and strategic and practical consid...

RESOURCES

Taking the steps necessary to grow your law practice can be daunting. Realizing your success requires a clear documented vision with carefully planned and executed steps to achieve your goals. Need mo...

Financial losses from a product defect, data breach, serious illness or work-related automobile accident can force business owners to close their doors if they're not prepared. The cost of an unex...

Hopefully, you’ll never have to use your business insurance. But just like car insurance or health insurance, protecting your business from unexpected situations is crucial. However, 44% of smal...

Commercial property insurance providers find themselves operating in unpredictable conditions, with political and economic uncertainty having negative impacts on business activity in almost every indu...

For the third consecutive time in six years, insurers report increasing amounts of suspected fraud. Nearly three-quarters of insurers that participated in the 2018 survey say fraud has increased eithe...

As AI, big data, and the internet of things (IoT) find their way into every aspect of our lives, many industries are undergoing a transformation. “Insurance executives believe that artificial in...

The insurtech movement has been underway for the better part of a decade. Now that we have entered the 2020s, it might be worth exploring what could be on the horizon for insurtech over the next ten y...

Does your law firm have a business auto insurance policy? It should, if there are vehicles registered under your law firm’s name. The policy could also cover your firm when you or your employees...

The latest figures from a Willis Towers Watson report shows that investment in insurance technology, or InsurTech, reached an all-time high in 2019 at $6.37 billion, with funding in the Property/Casua...