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  • Chubb to Partner with National Association of Women Business Owners
    The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) has partnered with Chubb to provide NAWBO members with small business insurance resources, including education, insurance products and services generally reserved for global corporations, incl…
    - 20 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 4:57pm -
  • 4 Arkansas Counties Cleared to Get Disaster Assistance
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency says four more counties in Arkansas have been approved for disaster assistance as a result of damage from storms and flooding that began May 21. Heavy rains produced record flooding in the state, especially alo…
    - 20 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 4:43pm -
  • Rain Leaves Midwest Veggie Farmers Struggling With No Aid on Horizon
    Like farmers throughout the Midwest, this spring’s torrential rains turned Andrew Dunham’s land into sticky muck that set him back nearly a month in planting his crops. Unlike other farmers, though, Dunham won’t get a piece of a $16 billion …
    - 20 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 4:41pm -
  • State of the Cyber Insurance Market— Top Trends, Insurers and Challenges: A.M. Best
    The cyber insurance market continues to grow and underwriting performance in this line remains strong, according to a new industry report. Direct premiums written for both standalone and packaged cyber policies grew about 12 percent in 2018 from $1.8…
    - 22 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 3:28pm -
  • $10M Claim Says Police in Arizona Violated Family’s Rights
    A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and profanely yelling commands at the father and pregnant mother of two young daughters because one of …
    - 22 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 3:08pm -
  • Hub International Acquires Foster & Parker Insurance Agency in California
    Hub International Ltd. has acquired Foster & Parker Insurance Agency Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Steve Barsotti, president of Foster & Parker Insurance, and the staff will join Hub California. Foster & Parker Insurance is an independen…
    - 22 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 3:06pm -
  • Stringent Climate Policy Poised to Pass in Oregon
    Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming. Supporters call it the United States’ most progressiv…
    - 22 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 2:58pm -
  • Cal/OSHA Cites Solar Panel Installer $193K for Willful Fall Protection Violation
    Cal/OSHA has cited an Anaheim, Calif. solar panel installation company $193,905 for multiple serious workplace safety hazards including one willful serious accident-related violation, following an investigation of a worker who was seriously injured a…
    - 22 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 2:49pm -
  • Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey Elects Blum President
    Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey (PIANJ) has elected Bruce Blum of Somerset, N.J., president at the association’s annual business meeting at Harrah’s in Atlantic City. Blum is owner of Blum & Walsh Group Inc., a division of T.E. Freule…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 1:31pm -
  • New York Senator Schumer Calls for Repairs to Lake Ontario Infrastructure
    New York Senator Chuck Schumer plans to call on the Army Corps of Engineers to provide funding for repairs to flood-ravaged infrastructure at Little Sodus Bay Harbor on Lake Ontario. A pier and a barrier bar began to collapse in …
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 1:28pm -

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  • BreakingInsurTech North
    Join us for the 3rd Annual InsurTech North! Our conference provides attendees with an essential avenue to connect with experts in all key sectors important to profitable long-term growth – incumbents, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, incuba…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Jun 19, 11:48am -
  • A ‘creative’ way of rolling out vehicle sharing insurance
    Insurance for the recreational vehicle sharing economy is now available in Nova Scotia, RVezy Inc. announced Tuesday. Ottawa-based RVezy operates RVezy.com, a website that matches owners of recreational vehicles with renters. There are more than t…
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 9:13pm -
  • A new way of looking at hackathons
    Thinking of hosting a hackathon, but tired of watching participants build yet another app for the Apple Store? Here’s a new twist on the standard hackathon: try building an application programming interface (API) to help replace an older syste…
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 8:48pm -
  • Lussier Dale Parizeau continues M&A activity
    Quebec’s largest brokerage, Lussier Dale Parizeau, has merged with financial services firm Genius Financial Group. André Lussier, president of Lussier Dale Parizeau, announced the merger along with the four partners of Genius Financial Grou…
    - 17 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 8:17pm -
  • Where does insurance fit in the technology puzzle?
    The insurance industry needs to figure out how to leverage technology and ride the waves of change that other industries are seeing. From there, issues like finding talent will become easier, a panel recently told young brokers. Problem is, insurance…
    - 17 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 8:07pm -
  • Why home insurer must cover this killing despite intentional act exclusion
    DOVER, Del. – An American judge says an insurance company must extend liability coverage to a teenager who was convicted of criminally negligent homicide after a Wilmington, Del. school bathroom attack captured on cellphone video that left a 16-yea…
    - 23 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 1:42pm -
  • CIAA Annual Conference 2019: Embrace the Road Ahead (Canadian Insurance Accountants Association)
    CIAA Annual Conference 2019: Embrace the Road Ahead September 15-18, 2019 | Saskatoon, Saskatchewan In 2018 we travelled to Montreal for our Annual Conference (September 23-26).  Our flagship event brought together members and speakers from Can…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 1:14pm -
  • Financial Statement Fraud: Understanding and Investigating Fraud Perpetrated by Management
    FINANCIAL STATEMENT FRAUD UNDERSTANDING AND INVESTIGATING FRAUD PERPETRATED BY MANAGEMENT 2-DAY WORKSHOP CPD CREDITS – 16 HRS PLEASE VISIT ACFE-GTA for detailed information:  Speaker bios and Agenda We thank ACCA for their sponsorship DATE:…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 1:14pm -
  • IBAO Webinar: Commercial Lines Property Coverages
    Become familiar with the basic forms used in commercial property as well as an appreciation for the other property needs and forms. Gain knowledge about the perils and limitation of some of the more used forms. Recommended for Brokers that…The pos…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 1:12pm -
  • IBAO Webinar: Commercial Auto Insurance – Module 1 & 2
    This 2-Part interactive webinar series is an entry level introduction to commercial auto. We will identify the steps in the underwriting process for commercial auto, including endorsements, understand the rating process for individually rated commerc…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Jun 19, 1:12pm -

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