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AIG Offers Brexit Coverage in UK for Anxious Executives

American International Group is coming out with new Brexit coverage in the UK for anxious executives, barely weeks after the fateful British vote to pull out of the European Union. AIG division AIG UK will handle the product launch, which …

QBE to Supply General Insurance Products for Manulife Customers in Hong Kong

Manulife (International) Ltd. and QBE Hongkong & Shanghai Insurance Ltd. have formed an exclusive distribution agreement whereby QBE will supply general insurance products in Hong Kong for distribution through Manulife’s agents. Designed to complement Manulife’s life, pensions and wealth management …

Willis Towers Watson Launches New Version of Pricing Software Radar 2.0

Willis Towers Watson has released a new version of its Radar pricing software to enhance support for the growing demand for pricing sophistication from property and casualty (P&C) insurance markets around the world. “The leap forward in processing speed of …

BHSI Offers Cyber Liability Cover in New Zealand; Marshall to Lead Product Line

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Co. (BHSI) announced that it has introduced cyber liability insurance in New Zealand and appointed Ian Marshall to lead the product line locally as senior underwriter, Executive & Professional Lines. BHSI’s new cyber liability policy covers …

Beazley Expands Event Cancellation Coverage for Political Violence, Terrorism Incidents

Beazley, a provider of event cancellation insurance, has expanded its terrorism and political violence event cancellation insurance for the sports, entertainment and leisure industries in the U.S. to include riots, civil commotion, strikes, the threat of a terrorist act and …

Allianz Unveils Transactional Liability Unit as M&A Surges

Allianz Group is launching a new transactional liability unit designed to take advantage of greater M&A deal activity in the U.S. and, ultimately, around the world. The insurer’s Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty division will handle the roll-out, with an initial …

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How are firms attracting and keeping new talent?  How are organizations using data to provide their clients with insights into their business? Will historical growth rates be sustainable?  What functions with an agency are becoming increasingly specialized?  These are some …

Integro Launches Cyber Risk Practice Focused on ‘Knowledge Assets’

International broker and risk management firm Integro Insurance Brokers has started a new cyber risk practice focused on exposures beyond the commonly accepted definition of data or ‘knowledge assets.’ According to James Sheehan, Cyber Risk practice leader, the exposure created …

AIR Worldwide Expands Global Pandemic Model to Include 6 Additional Diseases

Boston-based catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide (AIR) announced it has expanded its Global Pandemic Model to include outbreaks of six additional diseases. The model now explicitly accounts for nine pathogens, including bacterial and viral diseases, in addition to previously …

BHSI Expands Financial Institutions Cover in Canada; Knight Leads Product Line

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced that it is introducing four new executive & professional lines products for financial institutions and named Andrew Knight as national director of Financial Institutions, Executive & Professional Lines, in Canada. The new products are: …