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UK Lawmakers Eye Options for Insurers, Banks to Keep Post-Brexit Access to EU
British lawmakers launched an inquiry on Monday into how banks and insurers could maintain access to the European Union market after Britain leaves the bloc in 2019. The House of Lords financial affairs committee said it will examine how regulation …

POSTED JULY 24, 2017 2:38 PM
Q2 Insurtech Funding Rises to $1B: Willis Towers Watson/CB Insights Report
Insurtech funding volume hovered close to $1 billion in the 2017 second quarter, a result nearly 150 percent larger than the same period a year ago, according to a quarterly report on the sector from Willis Towers Watson and CB …

POSTED JULY 24, 2017 2:14 PM
UK Faces Future of Record-Breaking Wet Winters, Floods: New Climate Models
Britain faces a future of record-breaking wet winters, potentially leading to more of the widespread flooding seen in recent years, according to new modeling that incorporates changing climate patterns. England and Wales now have a 34 percent chance of record …

POSTED JULY 24, 2017 1:54 PM
Experts Examine Quake Damage on Greek Island of Kos
Crews of experts began examining the damage to cultural monuments and infrastructure on the eastern Greek island of Kos on Saturday, a day after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured nearly 500 others in the Aegean Sea region …

POSTED JULY 24, 2017 1:35 PM
Brit Global Specialty Assumes Renewals for Legacy Catlin’s U.S. Yacht Business
Brit Global Specialty USA  said it has reached an agreement for the exclusive renewal rights for part of XL Catlin’s directly written yacht portfolio. The agreement relates to legacy policies written by Catlin, prior to its acquisition by XL. BGSU …

POSTED JULY 24, 2017 1:32 PM
Markel Names HDFC Ergo’s Mathur to Lead Entry into India with Lloyd’s Platform
Specialist insurer Markel International has appointed Deepika Mathur to lead its entry into the Indian market. Capacity will be provided by Markel’s Syndicate 3000 at Lloyd’s and business will be written through the Lloyd’s India platform, based in Mumbai. The business …

POSTED JULY 24, 2017 1:17 PM
AIR Worldwide Launches Severe Thunderstorm Model for Australia
Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide announced it has released a severe thunderstorm model for Australia, which captures all three sub-perils – hail, tornado and straight-line wind – to help companies assess and manage severe thunderstorm risk. The AIR Severe …

POSTED JULY 24, 2017 1:04 PM
Man Indicted in Scheme to Sell Paintings from Massachusetts Art Heist
A Boston federal jury has indicted a West Virginia man on charges he tried to sell paintings he did not have access to and falsely claimed were stolen in the largest art heist in U.S. history. Prosecutors allege that 47-year-old …

POSTED JULY 24, 2017 12:35 PM
Maryland Plans Lawsuit Against EPA Under Clean Air Act
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration announced plans Thursday to sue the Environmental Protection Agency, if the agency doesn’t respond to Maryland’s request to make sure power plants in neighboring states use pollution controls. Ben Grumbles, secretary of the Maryland Department …

POSTED JULY 24, 2017 12:32 PM
New Jersey’s Brooks Insurance Agency Hires Hoover
Brooks Insurance Agency, a Manalapan, N.J.-based multi-line wholesale insurance agency, has hired Ben Hoover as vice president and broker. Hoover joins the team with a commitment to providing the best service to current and future clients as Brooks Insurance Agency …

POSTED JULY 24, 2017 12:24 PM

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Minnesota auto insurance company to refund $315,000 to over 1,600 drivers

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Farmers Insurance Exchange has been accused of unfair pricing practices and is reimbursing affected policyholders. Minnesota auto insurance company, Farmers Insurance Exchange, is responding to accusations of unfair pricing practices with a […]

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POSTED JULY 24, 2017 8:00 AM
Marketforce to Host The Future of General Insurance on 7th & 8th November in QEII Centre, London

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London, United Kingdom, July 22, 2017 –(PR.com)– The 2017 event promises so much growth that we have secured a new larger venue and will be hosting multiple new conference streams. Content is […]

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POSTED JULY 22, 2017 7:00 AM
Recent insurance fraud investigation puts high-ranking Philadelphia fire official in jail

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Yolanda Stallings, a 14 year veteran of the Philadelphia Fire Department was arrested, facing several charges. A recent insurance fraud investigation brought investigators to an unexpected source: a highly respected, upper ranking […]

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POSTED JULY 21, 2017 8:00 AM
Powers Insurance and Valley Insurance Agency Alliance Relocate Headquarters

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St. Louis, MO, July 21, 2017 –(PR.com)– POWERS Insurance, along with sister company Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), recently relocated headquarters to the City of St. Louis at 6825 Clayton Ave. The […]

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POSTED JULY 21, 2017 7:00 AM
GOP health care repeal fails again, frustrating Republicans

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Party members have been expressing their disappointment, embarrassment and irritation with their leaders. Following the latest health care repeal failure, Republicans are expressing their frustration, embarrassment and even fear to their party […]

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POSTED JULY 20, 2017 8:00 AM
Long-Term Care Insurance Association Reports 39 Percent Increase in Consumer Inquiries

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Los Angeles, CA, July 20, 2017 –(PR.com)– The number of consumers requesting information and costs for long-term care insurance increased nearly 39 percent for the first six months of 2017 compared to […]

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POSTED JULY 20, 2017 7:00 AM
South Coast Surety's New Program Helps Landscape Contractors Generate More Profits

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San Clemente, CA, July 19, 2017 –(PR.com)– Whether you do regular Landscape Maintenance, Landscape Installations or both, South Coast Surety's Bond Program makes the difference for the future growth of your company. […]

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POSTED JULY 19, 2017 10:53 PM
Weather Risk Mapping Promotes Resilience to Adverse Weather

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Lantana, FL, July 19, 2017 –(PR.com)– Increased expenses and/or decreased revenue associated with adverse weather can no longer be considered an unfortunate cost of doing business. Increasing weather extremes associated with climate […]

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POSTED JULY 19, 2017 2:00 PM
Michigan insurance industry is having a hard time filling job postings

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Insurers in the state are continuing to open positions in their companies, but workers aren’t there to fill them. The Michigan insurance industry is all set to open up a range of […]

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POSTED JULY 19, 2017 8:00 AM
Medicare Supplement Insurance Association Director Gives Free BFO Marketing Webinar

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Los Angeles, CA, July 19, 2017 –(PR.com)– Insurance agents who market and sell Medicare Supplement insurance policies were hosted today to a free webinar presented by the director of the American Association […]

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POSTED JULY 19, 2017 7:00 AM

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