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  • Tech provider announces online platform for insurance sector

    Quantemplate Technologies Ltd. on Wednesday announced the general availability of its online data platform for insurance brokers and underwriters, together with increased funding. The Quantemplate pla...


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    https://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20191016/NEWS06/912331185/Tech-provider-announces-online-platform-for-insurance-sector2251
  • Applied Systems acquires Policy Works

    Applied Systems announced Tuesday it has acquired Policy Works, a major platform for commercial lines business in Canada.The acquisition will extend Applied’s position within the commercial line...


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    https://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/mergers-and-aqcuisitions/applied-systems-acquires-policy-works-1004169624/2249
  • Trump calls out Louisiana's high car insurance rates

    President Trump on Friday blasted Louisiana for its high car insurance rates, ahead of a rally to support the Republican candidate in the state's governor's race. I will be in Louisiana tonigh...


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    https://www.foxbusiness.com/money/president-trump-calls-out-louisianas-very-high-car-insurance-rates2247
  • Cyber Insurance Will Reshape Cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity is broken. It’s a bold statement, but given the increasing frequency of cyber breaches, along with the presence of more varied and evolving threats, there is growing uncertainty ab...


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    https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2019/10/11/545228.htm2248
  • PIACT, CTYIP honor Connecticut insurance pros

    The Professional Insurance Agents of Connecticut (PIACT) and its affiliated organization the Connecticut Young Insurance Professionals (CTYIP) have announced several awards for Connecticut insurance p...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/piact-ctyip-honor-connecticut-insurance-pros-179859.aspx2245
  • Personal cryptocurrency insurance vital in growing market

    The US cryptocurrency market has grown by 48% in the past year, with 6.72 million new crypto asset holders joining the space, according to cryptocurrency insurer, Nobl Insurance. The attractions are o...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/personal-cryptocurrency-insurance-vital-in-growing-market-179905.aspx2246
  • Relation Insurance buys out Premier Consulting Partners

    Relation Insurance Services has acquired Premier Consulting Partners in Tulsa, OK, a privately-owned insurance brokerage. Founded in 2014, Premier offers insurance solutions such as employee benefits,...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/relation-insurance-buys-out-premier-consulting-partners-179736.aspx2243
  • Convex Insurance gains regulatory approval to write E&S in the US

    International specialty re/insurer Convex Group has revealed that its UK-based insurance company, Convex Insurance UK Limited, has been cleared to write excess and surplus (E&S) lines across the U...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/convex-insurance-gains-regulatory-approval-to-write-eands-in-the-us-179732.aspx2244
  • AGCS reveals new global head of reinsurance and catastrophe risk management

    Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) has appointed Hyeji Kang (pictured) as global head of reinsurance and catastrophe risk management, effective October 01. She succeeds Bernhard Arboga...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/agcs-reveals-new-global-head-of-reinsurance-and-catastrophe-risk-management-179459.aspx2241

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.

HEALTHCARE INSURANCE INNOVATION

HEALTHCARE INSURANCE INNOVATION

October 17-18, 2019
Medical advances, people living longer and the outburst of health-techs, healthcare is growing and changing lightning fast. Global Forum for key health insurance stakeholders continues to grow in connotation. The rapid progression of the health insurance sector is convoyed by trials to meet rising e...

Global Insurance Innovation Conference

GLOBAL INSURANCE INNOVATION CONFERENCE

October 17-18, 2019
Corporate Parity’s Global Insurance Innovation Conference will unfold the solutions to the challenges inherent to the industry that must be overcome to a digital transformation. The 2-day event will be an amalgamation of interesting case studies, networking, panel discussions and interactive s...

Driving the Future of Sales Enablement

DRIVING THE FUTURE OF SALES ENABLEMENT

October 16-18, 2019
In this session you will be taken on a journey that includes the sharing of strategies and tactics that were used to establish critical relationships resulting in new levels of executive collaboration and engagement that transformed one Sales Enablement organization from a relatively unknown entity ...

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...

SiriusDecisions Summit APAC

SIRIUSDECISIONS SUMMIT APAC

October 15-16, 2019
SiriusDecisions Summit APAC is the must attend event for our community of sales, marketing and product innovators and trendsetters that drive growth in the most well-respected high-performing companies in the market today. We will showcase our theme; Achieving High Performance by Aligning the B-to-B...

ACLI Annual Conference 2019

ACLI ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2019

October 13-15, 2019
ACLI's premier meeting brings together senior executives from life insurance and financial services companies to examine today's business and political issues. The program features general sessions with well-known speakers and about 20 breakout sessions addressing legal, investment/financial...

SiriusDecisions Summit Europe

SIRIUSDECISIONS SUMMIT EUROPE

October 10-11, 2019
SiriusDecisions Summit Europe is the must attend event for our community of sales, marketing and product innovators and trendsetters that drive growth in the most well-respected high-performing companies in the market today. We will showcase our theme; Achieving High Performance by Aligning the B-to...

 

Webinars

OCT 17, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
BAD FAITH INSURANCE CLAIMS IN CONSTRUCTION DISPUTES
It’s virtually impossible to have a construction defect case without insurance entering into the equation. Whether through primary or additional insured coverage, owners and developers, general contractors, and subcontractors all rely on insurance to protect them when things go wrong...
OCT 17, 2019 | 1:00 Pm
NOVARICA INSURANCE TECHNOLOGY WEBINAR: INSURER IT BUDGETS AND PROJECTS 2020
This webinar discusses the results of Novaricas annual Insurer IT Budgets and Projects study, including spending trends, business priorities, IT organizational benchmarks, systems replacement plans, and more.
OCT 23, 2019 | 11:30am
COMPLIANCE ISSUES IN THE INSURANCE SECTOR
Register today and learn from Martin Folke Vasehus, Founder and Attorney of CoplyCloud, about next topics GDPR and sanctions compliance for the insurance sector - insights and issues.Breakdown of the legal requirements to ongoing GDPR and sanctions compliance for the insurance sector.Pract...
NOV 19, 2019 | 2:00-3:30 PM
CMF: COMMERCIAL INSURER RATINGS AND PROPERTY CLAIMS
Commercial insurance is a complex and dynamic component of the real estate finance industry. In recognition of the training needs of our members, MBA Education has developed a comprehensive program covering the various elements of commercial insurance.
DEC 04, 2019 | 8:00am
INSURANCE WEBINAR SERIES: HEALTH INSURANCE AND INSURTECHS
Join our second webinar session of Insurance webinar series on Wednesday 4 December 2019 from 8:00am (Paris time)/ 3:00pm (Singapore time)/ 11:00am (Dubai time). This webinar will look at how new technologies, such as Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI), developed and...

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...