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Can Insurers Do More About Climate Change?

By Lenny Liebmann

Deloitte’s Sam Friedman suggests the industry can use its influence to impact the national agenda.

Low Losses and Capital Influx Drive Reinsurance Rates Downward

By Lenny Liebmann

In what has become a buyer’s market, underwriters must get creative to maintain their profitability.

Crawford Names New VP of U.S. Property and Casualty

By Beth Bacheldor

Dan Daniel will serve as Crawford’s VP of catastrophe services, focusing on strategic growth and service delivery.

Risk International Acquires Bartlett Actuarial Group

By Beth Bacheldor

The consulting company acquired the P&C insurance actuarial service to boost its counsel and enhance its advisory services.

RIMS Names New President

By Beth Bacheldor

Rick Roberts, director of risk management for Ensign-Bickford, has served on the nonprofit’s board for seven years.

The 2014 VIP Awards

INN and Celent recognized the insurance industry’s most innovative solution providers and carriers at our eighth annual awards ceremony in New Orleans.

OneShield Unveils Software Offerings for Specialized Agencies

By Lenny Liebmann

OneShield is branching out from its core business serving large P&C and general insurance companies with new offerings that address the needs of managing general agencies, third-party administrators, workers compensation administrators, self-insureds and mutual carriers.

Pricing and Personal Interaction Have Biggest Impact on Satisfaction among Risk Professionals

By Beth Bacheldor

J.D. Power and RIMS report that large business commercial insurance customers are most satisfied when insurers and brokers deliver on customer service, price and claims.

Former Massachusetts Insurance Commissioner Becomes Coverys COO

By Lenny Leibmann

Joseph Murphy will take the reins of the malpractice insurers’ underwriting and risk management operations.

Insurance Investment Managers Hampered by Aging, Obsolete Systems

By Lenny Leibmann

Return, risk and regulatory pressures require radical re-thinking of portfolio management operations, according to a report from Celent.

M&A: The Operations and Legal Perspective

By Bret Baccus and David Deal

To achieve meaningful benefits, first address the business priorities of the combined entity before merging technologies and systems.

Marsh Expands Analytics Platform

By Chris McMahon

Marsh claims that by using its analytics platform, some clients have experienced as much as 10-to-one returns.

The Connected-Home Insurer

By Chris McMahon

Don Culpepper, risk management consultant for Fireman’s Fund, discusses insurance applications for the Internet of Things.

Prudential Financial Takes Risk on $2.2 Billion L&G Portfolio

By Laura Davison

U.S.' second largest life insurer 'well equipped' to take on longevity risk

Munich Re, Ace Among Insurers Ready for Climate Risk, Ceres Says

By Laura Davison

Global costs from natural catastrophes were $125 billion in 2013, including $31 billion in insured losses, a number that is expected to increase.

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