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NYC Fire Museum Displays Hindenburg’s Insurance Policy

A New York City museum’s collection includes the insurance policy written for the Hindenburg, which exploded over New Jersey 80 years ago this weekend. The Daily News reports officials at the New York City Fire Museum in Lower Manhattan unveiled …

New York’s Cybersecurity Rules: What Insurance Professionals Should Know

The New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) has issued cybersecurity requirements for financial services companies (cyber rules) that went into effect March 1. The cyber rules, codified at 23 NYCRR §500, require insurance and insurance-related companies as well as …

Willis Appoints Aubert to Executive Committee of London & Int’l Brokers’ Assn.

Willis Group Holdings has appointed Nicolas Aubert, CEO of Willis GB, to the executive committee and board of the London & International Insurance Brokers’ Association (LIIBA)*. In addition, Aubert was named LIIBA representative to the London Market Group (LMG), a …

Calif. Broker Charged With Defrauding Tom Hanks, Ex-‘Police’ Musician

A Southern California insurance broker was arrested Wednesday on allegations he overcharged Tom Hanks, musician ex-Police band member Andy Summers and others hundreds of thousands of dollars for insurance premiums. Jerry B. Goldman, who was arrested at his Thousand Oaks …

West Virginia Agents Balk At Health Insurance Exchange

With the Legislature’s minority Republicans already opposing the pending bill, West Virginia’s independent insurance agents are wary of this session’s bid to create a state-run health insurance exchange. The House Judiciary Committee could take up the Senate-passed measure this week. …