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  • Frederick Mutual enters commercial agreement with AI start-up

    Frederick Mutual Insurance Company has signed a commercial agreement with Betterview – a start-up that develops solutions for the property insurance market – to leverage the latter’s...


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  • Marsh introduces claims analytics platform for workers' compensation clients

    Marsh is launching a new analytics platform designed to aid brokers’ workers’ compensation clients in achieving superior claims outcomes. The new Blue[i] Claims platform leverages “a...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/workers-comp/marsh-introduces-claims-analytics-platform-for-workers-compensation-clients-178262.aspx2221
  • Pearl Insurance, General Star expand professional liability program to more states

    Pearl Insurance is collaborating with General Star to expand the availability of a custom professional liability program for accountants in 10 more states. The Accountants Protection Plus program is n...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/professional-liability/pearl-insurance-general-star-expand-professional-liability-program-to-more-states-178067.aspx2213
  • Torrent Technologies launches new flood coverage for small commercial property owners

    Torrent Technologies – a Marsh company – has launched a new comprehensive private market primary flood insurance offering. The new FloodPlus Commercial provides up to $2.5 million in flood...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/catastrophe/torrent-technologies-launches-new-flood-coverage-for-small-commercial-property-owners-178066.aspx2214
  • Laser focus on insurers' bottom-lines is key in CAT-prone areas

    The catastrophic property insurance market has had trouble the past few years. With the market firming as a result of adverse loss development, there is temptation for insurance distributors to focus ...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/catastrophe/torrent-technologies-launches-new-flood-coverage-for-small-commercial-property-owners-178066.aspx2215
  • AZ insurance regulator warns of phishing scam targeting insurance professionals

    Arizona’s Department of Insurance (AZDOI) has sent an email to all insurers operating in the state which warns them of an ongoing phishing scam. The regulator has warned that email messages fals...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/az-insurance-regulator-warns-of-phishing-scam-targeting-insurance-professionals-177977.aspx2210
  • Visa to collaborate with insurers to digitise claims payouts

    With the aim of cutting down on the time-consuming process of claims payouts, global financial services company Visa is partnering with insurers to develop near real-time access to insurance payments....


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/technology/visa-to-collaborate-with-insurers-to-digitize-claims-payouts-177967.aspx2211
  • QBE launches enhanced organ transplant coverage

    QBE North America has announced the launch of an enhanced organ transplant (OT) product designed to provide policyholders with nationwide access to transplant Centers of Excellence and transplant nurs...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/healthcare/qbe-launches-enhanced-organ-transplant-coverage-177796.aspx2207
  • Chubb launches service to wipe personal data from cars following accidents

    Chubb has launched a new service to help its personal auto clients remove sensitive electronic information from their vehicles in the event of an insured total loss. The service is designed to wipe se...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/chubb-launches-service-to-wipe-personal-data-from-cars-following-accidents-177795.aspx2208

EVENTS

Conferences

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.

Annual National Reinsurers Summit

ANNUAL NATIONAL REINSURERS SUMMIT

September 19-20, 2019
Global reinsurance market in the face of new challenges. The annual summit of national reinsurance companies will become a discussion platform to discuss current challenges: Globalization, Protectionism, Regulation, Domestic and International Growth, Niche Solutions, Natural Catastrophes, Agricultur...

9th Edition Insurance Asset Management

9TH EDITION INSURANCE ASSET MANAGEMENT

September 18-20, 2019
A decade on from the financial crisis, the market has entered very interesting times as the industry moves towards the end of the credit cycle and a number of topics on the political agenda take precedence. With the end of the credit cycle in sight and geopolitical risk on the rise, firms will want ...

Novarica Innovation Workshop at InsureTech Connect 2019

NOVARICA INNOVATION WORKSHOP AT INSURETECH CONNECT 2019

September 23-23, 2019
The Novarica Research Council Meeting at ITC will held on September 23, 2019 at the MGM Grand Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada during InsureTech Connect 2019. Novarica s research council meeting features presentations by Novarica s senior team, our CIO members, and invited guests from outside of the i...

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...

6th Annual Insurance Business Forum

6TH ANNUAL INSURANCE BUSINESS FORUM

September 16-18, 2019
The main theme of the conference, held on 16 and 17 September, will be the IFRS ( IFRS ) 17 and its impact on financial and actuarial functions insurers. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss in detail practical solutions for the implementation of the standard and the effect of its appli...

The Future MarTech Conference

THE FUTURE MARTECH CONFERENCE

September 16-18, 2019
The MarTech® Conference is coming to Boston September 16-18, 2019. And even though the event is less than a quarter-mile from our headquarters we didn’t see Conversational Marketing being showcased as a topic at the event. So we had an idea: what if we host an online event with some of our...

The 4th Annual Internet of Insurance

THE 4TH ANNUAL INTERNET OF INSURANCE

September 12-13, 2019
The 4th Annual Internet of Insurance event is the leading forum to uncover how the latest technology trends for 2019, such as big data, analytics, blockchain, AI and the Internet of Things, are enabling insurers and reinsurers move to a more data-driven and customer-centric model. Through a combinat...

 

Webinars

SEP 19, 2019 | 1:00 Pm
NOVARICA INSURANCE TECHNOLOGY WEBINAR: MANAGING TRANSFORMATION
Successful transformation programs demand careful planning and an enterprise-wide understanding of required changes to business practices. Collaborative planning improves the chances of a successful implementation and optimizes the business results. Managing in-flight projects requires cle...
SEP 19, 2019 | 1:00pm-2:30pm
CATASTROPHE CLAIMS: INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR NATURAL AND MAN-MADE DISASTERS
This CLE webinar will discuss the evolving trends and key coverage issues triggered by natural and man-made disasters, which produce claims under nearly every type of insurance in the marketplace. The program will explore the types of property and liability insurance involved and offer pra...
SEP 24, 2019
INSURING CONDOMINIUM AND HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATIONS
Watch for your confirmation with webinar instructions to arrive via email from iab@iabforme.com the day prior to your scheduled webinar. You can proactively whitelist this email address to facilitate the delivery process. Check all spamjunk files if you do not receive the email, or contact...
SEP 24, 2019 | 1:00 pm
EXPOSING INSURANCE FRAUD WITH VEHICLE CRASH DATA
Use of vehicle crash data is essential to today’s auto insurance claims investigations. This FREE webinar is geared specifically for auto insurance claims adjusters or SIU investigators that would like to learn more about event data recorders and the methods used to retrieve crash da...
SEP 25, 2019 | 1:00pm-2:30pm
AVOIDING GAPS IN WRAP-INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
This CLE webinar will guide construction counsel, construction executives, and insurance brokers in addressing the issues and pitfalls with commercial and residential wrap insurance programs, and the coverage issues that often arise--including potential coverage gaps and eroding or inadequ...
SEP 25, 2019 | 11 AM
LOOKING BEYOND THE CLOUDS: A US CYBER INSURANCE INDUSTRY CATASTROPHE LOSS STUDY
Guy Carpenter and CyberCube Analytics will publish a ground-breaking study in September, exploring the size and shape of cyber catastrophes and the resulting financial impact on the US cyber insurance industry. This webinar will dig deeper into this study and address catastrophic loss esti...

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...