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  • Cyber Attacks Remain at Top of List of Business Continuity Worries: Survey
    The threat of cyber attacks and political instability resulting from rising populism are among the biggest worries for businesses around the world, according to a study of companies in 79 countries. The number one issue for executives working in busi…
    - 14 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 9:05am -
  • Carnegie-Brown Appointed as Next Lloyd’s Chairman
    Bruce Carnegie-Brown will become the chairman of Lloyd’s following a meeting of the Council of Lloyd’s where his appointment as successor to John Nelson was approved unanimously. His appointment also was unanimously supported by the Lloyd’s Fra…
    - 15 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 8:33am -
  • Dworniczek Named VP in AXIS Insurance’s Chicago Office
    AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (AXIS Capital) has appointed Kelly Dworniczek vice president, Public D&O and Fiduciary Product manager, for AXIS Insurance’s Commercial Management Solutions (CMS) team. She is based in Chicago. Dworniczek will oversee…
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 6:50am -
  • How Digital Distribution Tools from IVANS Marry Agents, Carriers and Appetites
    “Looking for a professional agent in the Chicago area who is in good financial shape, wants a long-term relationship, and is seriously into habitational risks. Must be Cubs fan.” Welcome to match.com for the property/casualty insurance industry.…
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 6:00am -
  • Overdose Calls Rise in Louisville, Kentucky, 151 Received in 4-Day Span
    Emergency crews in Louisville, Ky., have seen a rise in the number of calls related to drug overdoses. The Courier-Journal reports Metro EMS says it fielded 151 overdose calls in four days, starting at midnight on Feb. 9. Metro EMS …
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 5:23am -
  • Georgia House Reps Advance Bill Allowing Guns on Campus
    Licensed gun owners could carry concealed handguns on public college campuses under legislation advancing in the Georgia House. A panel approved the bill on Thursday after about an hour of testimony, sending it to the House’s full Public Safety Com…
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 5:18am -
  • Florida Launches Online Workers’ Comp Insurer Database for Employers
    The Florida Division of Workers’ Compensation has formed an online insurance company database to assist Florida business owners with obtaining workers’ compensation coverage that protects employees from the impacts of on-the-job injuries. Accordi…
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 5:02am -
  • Florida’s American Integrity Insurance Promotes Waters to VP of Sales
    American Integrity Insurance of Florida has promoted Justin Waters to vice president of Sales. Waters has assumed responsibility for the company’s field sales, internal sales and agency management teams. He will work with employees to further Ameri…
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 5:00am -
  • Appeals Court to Rehear Constitutionality of Consumer Protection Bureau Structure
    A U.S. appeals court said on Thursday it will reconsider an October ruling that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s structure is unconstitutional, virtually guaranteeing the battle over an agency borne of the financial crisis will reach the…
    - 22 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 1:00am -
  • 17 Million U.S. Homes Worth $4.9 Trillion Are in Environmental Hazard Zones
    Millions of homes and condominiums across the country are in high danger zones for environmental hazards. According to the Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index, produced by ATTOM Data Solutions, 17.3 million single family homes and condos with a…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Feb 17, 10:00am -

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  • Wisconsin State Panel to Consider State Worker Insurance Change
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A state panel is meeting to decide whether to continue exploring the idea of creating a self-insured plan for Wisconsin state employees.      A committee of the state's Group Insurance Board planned to decide Friday whether to…
    - 11 Oct 13, 12:00am -
  • New York Sen. Schumer joins fight against new flood insurance premiums
    New premiums for homeowners in coastal regions could top $30,000. Many homeowners in the city are still recovering from Sandy. The federal government must delay skyrocketing increases on flood insurance premiums, lawmakers demanded Thursday. Sen. C…
    - 11 Oct 13, 12:00am -
  • For millions, insurance will cost less than $100/month
    A report obtained by USA TODAY says the lower premiums primarily apply to "silver" plans. WASHINGTON -- Insurance News -- About 6.4 million Americans eligible to buy insurance through the new health exchanges will pay $100 or less a month in premium…
    - 17 Sep 13, 12:00am -
  • For-Profit Online Insurance Brokers Gear Up To Sell Obamacare
    Insurance Headlines -- When the Affordable Care Act was working its way through Congress, Gary Lauer was nervous. Part of the bill sounded grim. It said people could buy required health coverage online, but only through websites run by state and fede…
    - 17 Sep 13, 12:00am -
  • Taxpayers Turn U.S. Farmers Into Fat Cats With Subsidies
    Insurance Headline News -- Depression-era program intended to save the nation’s farmers from ruin has grown into a 21st-century crutch enabling affluent growers and financial institutions to thrive at U.S. taxpayer expense. Federal crop insurance…
    - 9 Sep 13, 12:00am -