Allied World North America News

Allied World, Great Point Partner on Online Small Business Umbrella Program

Allied World North America has teamed with program administrator Great Point Insurance to offer umbrella coverage in the U.S. and Canada for small businesses through their online portal, UmbrellaPro. Designed for companies with less than $25 million in annual revenues, …

The Hartford’s Berner Joins Allied World’s Public D&O Team

Allied World Assurance Co. has appointed Marc Berner to its North American Public Directors and Officers (D&O) underwriting team.  Berner will be based in New York in the role of vice president, Public and Private Financial Institutions, D&O. Berner has …

Allied World Enhances Professional Risk-Transfer Product

Allied World North America has introduced an enhanced professional risk-transfer organization (PRO) professional liability product. The product offers greater flexibility and a more responsive design, enabling clients to select and use only the coverages they need by choosing from an …

Allied World Launches Primary General Liability Coverage in Canada

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced that Allied World North America has launched primary general liability coverage for the Canadian market. The bulletin said the “new primary general liability team will provide capacity for a wide range of business …

Not All Program Market Competition Is Good

The program insurance business market has enjoyed years of growth and appears on track to continue its expansion. However, while program business is attracting new interest, some participants are cautioning that not all competition is good. Program business premiums grew …

Allied World North America Launches E&O Coverage for Professional Services

Allied World North America has launched Privacy//403 SRVS PRO, the latest product in the company’s suite of errors and omissions (E&O) products Privacy//403 SRVS PRO builds on the Specified Response Vendor Solution platform through the addition of professional services coverage. …

Allied World North America Enhances Its ForceField Line with Primary D&O

Allied World North America, a company of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG has added a new directors & officers (D&O) product to its ForceField suite of professional liability products. The ForceField Public Company Directors & Officers and Corporate Liability …

Various Factors Contributing to Stability in Property/Casualty Insurance Market

The federal terrorism risk insurance backstop, in place in one form or another since 2002, will likely be reauthorized by Congress, and in the absence of a major catastrophe — man-made or otherwise — the current stability in the property/casualty …

Iglesias Succeeds Knight As President of Allied World North America

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG has appointed Lou Iglesias as president for Allied World North America. Iglesias is currently president, U.S. Property & Casualty. He succeeds Gordon Knight who is retiring at the end of the month and who …