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Ace Launches Image Protect for the Middle East, North Africa

Ace Group has launched Image Protect, a product designed to help companies across the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) effectively manage their reputational risks. The move stems from the results of a recent study, Reputation at Risk, which …

Insurance Kiosks the Wave of the Future?

Milk…check; Eggs…check; Bread…check; Car insurance…wait, what? Most Americans’ grocery lists don’t typically read this way, but a new approach to selling personal auto insurance from Nashville-based, Direct Auto Insurance Co., could change the way consumers buy their coverage. The company, …

Aon Revises London Short Excess Liability Follow Form for Global Clients

Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc, has released its latest London Short Excess Liability Follow form policy (London Short #2) to provide clients with more contract certainty, clarity and consistency of coverage. The previous version of the …

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Expands BOP Product to California

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies (formerly known as GUARD Insurance Group) has begun offering its business owners policy (BOP) and umbrella coverage in California.  The company already has a presence in the state offering workers’ compensation  with a premium total …

Dovetail Insurance Expands Distribution of BOP Product in Midwest

Dovetail Insurance, a supplier of cloud-based insurance product delivery services, is expanding its distribution of NetBOP in seven states, including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.  NetBOP is a business owners policy (BOP) insurance product developed for businesses …

ThinkRisk, Aspen Launch New Private, Non-Profit Management Liability Program

ThinkRisk Underwriting Agency, a division of RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC, and Aspen US Insurance have launched a new national management liability package program.  The product is available on an admitted basis in most states and offers multiple coverage lines for …

ACE Bermuda Launches New CODA Premier D&O Policy

ACE Bermuda has launched a new CODA Premier directors and officers liability policy. The CODA Premier policy offers personal asset protection to directors and officers and is available through ACE’s commercial property and casualty insurance businesses in North America. Enhancements include limits reinstatement; longer claims reporting periods; funds for public relations purposes – to contest extradition …

ISO Launches Standardized Motorcycle Program for Personal Lines Insurers

ISO has filings underway for its new standardized motorcycle program. The program consists of forms, rules, and loss costs tailored to fit the specific requirements for insuring a motorcycle. The base policy provides liability, medical payments, uninsured motorists, and physical …

ProWriters Launches Small Business Online Quoting Platform

ProWriters is now providing agents and brokers access to online quoting and binding for small business professional liability insurance with general liability and/or a business owners policy (BOP). Quotes for small business risks can be accessed from an online portal …

WKFC Launches Miscellaneous Professional Liability Program

Ryan Specialty Group’s WKFC has launched a miscellaneous professional liability program with the Chubb Group of Insurance Cos. (Chubb). The miscellaneous professional program is available for more than 100 classes of business that are not covered by traditional coverage. The …