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Academy of Insurance Director Surveys State of Learning

Patrick Wraight knew when he took over as director of Insurance Journal’s Academy of Insurance earlier this year that he would be making some changes but first he wanted to find out who is taking the Academy classes and why. …

AIG Seeks Best Drivers in Singapore with New Smartphone App

AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte. Ltd. (AIG Singapore) has launched a nationwide search to find Singapore’s best drivers with “AIG On the Go,” a telematics-based smartphone application. “AIG On the Go” scores drivers’ performance every time they get behind the …

Massachusetts-Headquartered Sullivan Insurance Group Hires Deluca

Sullivan Insurance Group, a Worcester, Mass.-headquartered full-service insurance and risk management firm, has hired Lauren L. Deluca to its commercial lines department. Deluca has worked in the insurance industry for 13 years, most recently at Insurance Marketing Agency. She is …

RiskProNet International Elects Forrester to Board of Directors

George J. Forrester, principal and senior vice president of the manufacturing division of AHT Insurance in Leesburg, Va., has been elected to the board of directors of RiskProNet International, a Menlo Park, Calif.-headquartered association of independent insurance brokers in North …

White House, Republicans Weigh Benefits Changes to Health Care Bill

The White House is talking with House conservatives about last-minute changes to the embattled GOP health-care bill aimed at wooing enough holdouts to secure House passage. Lawmakers and Trump administration officials are discussing revisions to “essential benefits” requirements in Obamacare, …

Now There Is Business Income Insurance for Vendors Booted Off Amazon

Like many people who make their living selling stuff on Amazon.com Inc., Rob Griffin is terrified of getting kicked off the site. Two years ago the Atlanta resident was suspended for selling a banned health supplement and wound up living off …

Trump Labor Secretary Thinks Obama Overtime Rule Needs Review

President Donald Trump’s nominee for labor secretary expressed support for increasing the salary threshold at which overtime currently must be paid to employees, but criticized the doubling in the rate put in place by the Obama administration. During Alexander Acosta’s confirmation …

Neon Launches Marine & Offshore Construction Consortium

Specialist Lloyd’s underwriter Neon has launched a Marine and Offshore Construction Consortium. Seeking to address the increasingly tailored insurance needs of shipyard clients, the Neon led-consortium offers $70 million capacity for shipyard construction and $55 million for rig construction, said …

XL Catlin Appoints QBE’s Tuplin as Head of Cyber & TMT, International

XL Catlin’s insurance operations has appointed James Tuplin as head of Cyber and Technology, Media & Telecoms (TMT), International. In this role, Tuplin is responsible for the underwriting of cyber insurance, as well as professional indemnity insurance for the technology …

Parliament Reopens After London’s Worst Terror Attack in More Than 10 Years

Parliament got back to work on Thursday after London’s worst terror attack in more than a decade left four people dead, including the assailant and the police officer he stabbed. Lawmakers, and those investigating the crime scene outside, held a …

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