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  • AXA Partners seals long-term insurance deal with Monzo

    UK-headquartered challenger bank Monzo has teamed up with AXA Partners. In an announcement by the AXA unit, it said it has sealed a long-term deal that will see it provide comprehensive travel insuran...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/breaking-news/axa-partners-seals-longterm-insurance-deal-with-monzo-173131.aspx2090
  • Philippine insurer’s conservatorship lifted

    The Philippines’ Insurance Commission (IC) has lifted its order that placed Metropolitan Insurance Co. under conservatorship, after an infusion of capital from a Hong Kong-based firm. Streetcorn...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/asia/news/breaking-news/philippine-insurers-conservatorship-lifted-173180.aspx2091
  • Japan developing evacuation insurance for natural disasters

    One year after torrential rains caused massive flooding and led to over 270 deaths in Western Japan, local governments, academics, and private firms are working together to assist residents’ eva...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/asia/news/breaking-news/japan-developing-evacuation-insurance-for-natural-disasters-173080.aspx2085
  • Chartered Insurance Institute partners with UWE Bristol

    There will now be a post-graduate MSc Risk Management and Insurance course at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). Launched in partnership with the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII),...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/breaking-news/chartered-insurance-institute-partners-with-uwe-bristol-172971.aspx2086
  • International Re launches insurance and reinsurance solution for mid-sized captives

    International Re (I-RE), a specialist captive insurance and reinsurance MGA, has announced the launch of I-RE SA, a mid-sized captive insurance and reinsurance solution. The MGA will be led by co-foun...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/international-re-launches-insurance-and-reinsurance-solution-for-midsized-captives-172881.aspx2080
  • Southern Fidelity Insurance now offering products in Mississippi

    Southern Fidelity Insurance Company has expanded its business into Mississippi, offering its HO-3 homeowners’ policy to residents of the state. The policy aims to safeguard a home’s struct...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/southern-fidelity-insurance-now-offering-products-in-mississippi-172887.aspx2081
  • Risk Strategies acquires trucking insurance program manager Winter Group in CA

    Risk Strategies has acquired Winter Group – a specialty insurance program manager focused on serving the trucking industry. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Winter Group, founded 199...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/commercial-auto/risk-strategies-acquires-trucking-insurance-program-manager-winter-group-in-ca-172823.aspx2070
  • Car insurance costs to rise by up to £75 a year after rule change

    DRIVERS could have to stump up £75 a year more for car insurance following a rule change to how much insurers pay out for serious claims. These potential hikes have been caused by a shake-up to ...


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    https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/9520152/car-insurance-costs-rise/2073
  • Japan Post Insurance freezes policy sales

    Policies by Japan Post Insurance and sold through its sister company Japan Post Co. have been put on hold until August 31 following widespread allegations of improper business practices at the formerl...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/asia/news/breaking-news/japan-post-insurance-freezes-policy-sales-172724.aspx2065

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.

Digital Transformation for Insurance

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION FOR INSURANCE

July 23-24, 2019
An ongoing drive toward digitisation has put the insurance industry on the verge of a paradigm shift as the evolving customer preferences are creating the need for digital agility by digital platforms and ecosystems.  As traditional industry borders fall away, the future of insurance stands to ...

4th Cyber Insurance Summit 2019

4TH CYBER INSURANCE SUMMIT 2019

July 23-26, 2019
Equip Global’s “Cyber Insurance Summit 2019” is the excellent platform for professionals involved in the Cyber Insurance sector, to learn from and Thrive in This Ever-Changing Liability Landscape. Expect to hear from Asia’s Leading Cyber Insurance Providers as they share on t...

4th Cyber Insurance Summit 2019

4TH CYBER INSURANCE SUMMIT 2019

July 23-26, 2019
REGION’S LEADING CYBER INSURANCE SUMMIT RETURNS TO HONGKONG THIS MARCH 2019!
Wouldn’t YOU want to be at Asia leading Cyber Insurance event, where key players in the Cyber Insurance market congregate to analyze on the evolving liability landscape as well as discussing on strategic ...

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...

Missouri Agents Connection (MAC) Summit

MISSOURI AGENTS CONNECTION (MAC) SUMMIT

July 17-19, 2019
The summer conference, formerly known as the Joint Leadership and Young Agents Conference, has been rebranded as the Missouri Agents Connection (MAC) Summit. The conference has been redesigned to be beneficial to all agents, including those in management positions, producers and young agents.

Agency Innovation Conference

AGENCY INNOVATION CONFERENCE

July 18-18, 2019
The life insurance industry is changing at an unprecedented rate, as employees and consumers alike continue to demand more digital friendly business models. Regardless of the insurance or financial products you are selling, having a "digital edge" on competitors can help you attract and re...

2019 African Insurance Conference

2019 AFRICAN INSURANCE CONFERENCE

July 14-17, 2019
Excitement is mounting at AIE headquarters ahead of this year’s conference, with some phenomenal plans under way to ensure we deliver the best conference ever! We have incorporated feedback from previous years and can honestly say that this year’s AIE will be nothing short of spectacular...

 

Webinars

JUL 30, 2019
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INTRODUCING THE WOMEN IN INSURANCE AWARDS - TO BE PRESENTED AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE SUMMIT.
Find out how to adapt to the workplace of the future
Unlock the secrets of resilient leadership – and how to nurture future leaders
Get career advice from industry trailblazers
Get inspired by speakers who have faced similar career challenges to you
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JUL 22, 2019 | 1:00 Pm
FEDERAL INCOME TAX ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING FOR INSURANCE COMPANIES
Review the GAAP and statutory accounting guidance for federal income taxes and learn the preparation of tax provisions and disclosures for insurance companies. You will also learn the admissibility test calculations for statutory financial statements.Insurance company impacts of the Tax Cu...
JUL 23, 2019 | 12:00PM
UNLOCKING THE SECRETS OF D&O INSURANCE
Directors and Officers (D&O) Liability Insurance is designed to protect a corporations directors and officers for covered claims, reimburse the corporate treasury for the cost of indemnifying officers and directors (as specified in corporate bylaws), and in most cases, defend and prote...
JUL 23, 2019 | 10:00AM
UNLOCKING THE SECRETS OF D&O INSURANCE - COURSE #19079 - P&C
Directors and Officers (D&O) Liability Insurance is designed to protect a corporation’s directors and officers for covered claims, reimburse the corporate treasury for the cost of indemnifying officers and directors (as specified in corporate bylaws), and in most cases, defend an...
JUL 23, 2019 | 2-3 p.m
IS EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE FAILING AMERICANS?
It’s a quiet crisis that has flown under the radar: Job-based health plans have become unaffordable for a growing share of the 156 million Americans who rely on them. Soaring deductibles and huge out-of-pocket costs have prompted hard decisions: Half of American families with job-bas...
JUL 23, 2019
REAL AUTOMATION USE CASES FOR INSURANCE COMPANIES
Insurance organizations are increasingly looking to enhance the efficiency of their operations, provide more engaging customer experiences, and address the talent shortages of qualified professionals within the industry. Digital transformation is a key opportunity in this landscape that in...

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...