NEWS

   

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  • The next leap forward for data analytics within the insurance sector

    As a data-heavy industry, how insurance can process documents and extract the valuable data insights which these documents hold has been a significant consideration for a number of years. Across the g...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/technology/the-next-leap-forward-for-data-analytics-within-the-insurance-sector-218352.aspx2541
  • Beacon Hill launches two online agent tools

    Beacon Hill Associates has announced the release of two new online tools for partner agents, available through the company’s agent portal. One service allows agents to receive A+ rated contracto...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/environmental/beacon-hill-launches-two-online-agent-tools-218396.aspx2542
  • State looks at legislation to void coronavirus exclusion clauses

    A bill being drafted in the state of New Jersey could put certain property insurers on the hook for business interruption losses due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Once approved, NJ Draft Bill A-3844 would...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/state-looks-at-legislation-to-void-coronavirus-exclusion-clauses-218342.aspx2538
  • Allstate makes leap into personalized auto insurance pricing

    Allstate has done it again. The forward-thinking, tech-savvy firm has become the first insurer to offer auto insurance pricing that fluctuates from week-to-week. This new option, referred to as person...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/technology/allstate-makes-leap-into-personalized-auto-insurance-pricing-218341.aspx2539
  • US insurers face political pressure to pay out for pandemic-related claims

    Insurance companies are being pressured by the federal government to pay for the massive influx of business interruption insurance claims filed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic – something t...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/us-insurers-face-political-pressure-to-pay-out-for-pandemicrelated-claims-218190.aspx2535
  • Chubb allegedly hit by infamous cyberattack

    The hackers responsible for the Maze ransomware have claimed that they have hit major insurance company Chubb. The cyberattackers posted news of the attack on their website, claiming that they managed...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/cyber/chubb-allegedly-hit-by-infamous-cyberattack-218165.aspx2536
  • National Insurance Crime Bureau launches online coronavirus fraud resource

    After detecting an influx of insurance fraud cases tied to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) has created a new page on its website to serve as a resource to info...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/healthcare/national-insurance-crime-bureau-launches-online-coronavirus-fraud-resource-218014.aspx2532
  • More companies purchasing cyber insurance – Marsh

    More and more businesses are purchasing cyber insurance, according to a new report by Marsh. Forty-two per cent (42%) of Marsh’s US-based clients purchased cyber insurance last year, up from 38%...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/cyber/more-companies-purchasing-cyber-insurance--marsh-218065.aspx2533
  • American Property Casualty Insurance Association reveals coronavirus focus

    As the COVID-19 pandemic forces the closure of businesses throughout the US, the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA) has issued a statement saying that as a trade group representi...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/american-property-casualty-insurance-association-reveals-coronavirus-focus-217761.aspx2529

EVENTS

Conferences

InsurTech North

INSURTECH NORTH

April 06-07, 2020
InsurTech North provides attendees with an essential avenue to connect with experts in all key sectors important to profitable long-term growth – incumbents, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, incubators, regulators and advisors. Come to InsurTech North to make deals, learn from others, and b...

OnRamp Insurance Conference 2020

ONRAMP INSURANCE CONFERENCE 2020

April 07-07, 2020
The OnRamp Insurance Conference brings together the insurance industry’s leading corporations, investors and startups. The conference highlights innovations disrupting the insurance industry, the leaders making such innovations possible and how new technologies and business models will reinven...

IRMI Energy Risk & Insurance Conference 2020

IRMI ENERGY RISK & INSURANCE CONFERENCE 2020

April 06-08, 2020
Conference for insurance buyers, risk managers, agents, brokers, underwriters, adjusters, attorneys, and others who must understand, mitigate, or insure the complex exposures in the oil and gas business. ERIC is the place where insurance professionals and risk managers can be at the forefront of eme...

ContentTECH Summit

CONTENTTECH SUMMIT

April 20-22, 2020
Our ContentTECH mission is clear: We want to show how the effective use of technology and better processes can help your strategic efforts to create, manage, deliver and scale your enterprise content and provide your customers with better digital experiences. Come to the ContentTECH Summit to learn ...

Connecting America’s most innovative insurance leaders

CONNECTING AMERICA’S MOST INNOVATIVE INSURANCE LEADERS

March 30-31, 2020
Insurance Innovators: USA will bring together key stakeholders from across the full spectrum of the American insurance industry; from traditional carriers and insurtech disruptors, to investors and solution providers. This event is a one-stop shop to make those all-important connections and gather i...

Insurance Innovators: USA 2020

INSURANCE INNOVATORS: USA 2020

March 30-31, 2020
Landing in 2020 – Europe’s leading insurance conference is coming to America. Insurance Innovators: USA will bring together key stakeholders from across the full spectrum of the American insurance industry; from traditional carriers and insurrect disruptors, to investors and solution pro...

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...

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...

 

Webinars

APR 02, 2020 | 1:00 pm
MEDICAL CANVASSING
The content of this course will cover medical canvassing history. It will roll into how and when to use medical canvassing in the claims handling process, and the information it can provide. We will cover preexisting injuries, gaps in treatment dates, drug seeking patterns, doctor/pharmacy...
APR 02, 2020 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DIRECTORS & OFFICERS LIABILITY 101
Decision makers and executives must navigate through a rising tide of regulatory and legal challenges in the course of doing their jobs. Their actions can result in claims by a host of third parties – from employees to regulatory agencies to customers. Learn how D&O liability ins...
APR 07, 2020 | 9:30AM-11:45AM
INTRODUCTION TO DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS INSURANCE
D&O Insurance is becoming a common request from clients. Discuss who needs the coverage, what is included and how to underwrite an application. We will review an application with financial statements and by-laws and discuss how to understand the aspects and common underwriting flags to...
APR 08, 2020 | 1:00pm-2:30pm
INSURANCE AGENT AND BROKER LIABILITY FOR FAILURE TO PROCURE NECESSARY COVERAGE: CLAIMS AND DEFENSES
This CLE webinar will inform and educate insurance counsel regarding the peril to agents and brokers arising out of the failure to procure coverage that an insured either explicitly sought or required. Liability shifts from jurisdiction to jurisdiction and situation to situation, thus coun...
APR 14, 2020 | 1:00 - 2:30 pm
INSURANCE CONSIDERATIONS FOR IN-HOUSE COUNSEL
This topic will provide practical information and advice for corporate in-house counsel on understanding, buying and utilizing insurance coverage. This material will provide an overview of common roles and responsibilities within companies in connection with insurance issues, and will addr...
APR 15, 2020 | 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
ADDRESSING AND MANAGING RISKS IN CONSTRUCTION INSURANCE: BEST PRACTICES
Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Construction Insurance Webinar. Over the years, the construction industry has been one of the centers of global economic and social development. However, with the underlying complexity and range of construction projects, risks and pitfalls have a...

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

Spring cleaning can be more than clearing out some clutter in your home. There are numerous ways you can sort through and organize different aspects of your life. A commonly overlooked area of spring ...

During these unprecedented times, the everyday norm is shifting for most Americans. Commutes have become a simple walk down to the coffee maker instead of the usual 15-30 minute drive from home. With ...

Insurers are stuck between a rock and a hard place. The recent COVID-19 pandemic has forced much of the world to grind to a halt. As companies struggle to manage the impacts on their supply chains and...

If there is one thing that we have all learned with the spread of COVID-19, it is that there is virtually no industry that is immune to its impact. The global pandemic is disrupting the daily lives of...

Having Workers Compensation Insurance for general contractors is an important part of your business. Given the nature of their work, employees are at risk of getting injured, disabled or even worse. Y...

General liability insurance is one of the most important types of insurance you can buy to protect your business. It is a broad type of coverage that provides protection against general risks. General...

Medicare Rights now has a flier with information about Medicare coverage and coronavirus.Congress passed legislation (H.R. 6201) that would waive all beneficiary cost sharing for coronavirus testing a...

Coronavirus has caused 9 deaths in India so far, with confirmed cases to touch the 600 mark soon. As numbers increase rapidly, how can health and life insurance policies come to your aid if you or you...

The COVID-19 outbreak is now a pandemic, affecting governments, businesses and individuals all over the world. As borders are closed, and day to day life is put on hold, it presents an unprecedented t...