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Moment of Change: How the Insurance Industry Can Bridge the Diversity Gap, Be an Ally

The deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor by white police officers last year sparked protests and examinations of racial injustice and inequities across the country. Individuals and businesses responded by vowing to better support communities of color. Experts on …

Insurance Broker Aon Drops Trump Organization

Insurance broker Aon has ended its business relationship with the Trump Organization, Insurance Journal has learned. The Trump Organization is the hotel, luxury residence and golf course business of the Trump family that is run by President Donald Trump’s sons, …

Challenges Facing Healthcare Pros on COVID Vaccine Frontlines: Q&A with Aon Experts

Is the U.S. healthcare industry prepared to shoulder the massive responsibility of administering an estimated 300 million COVID-19 vaccinations? Healthcare professionals will face challenges, according to experts at insurance broker Aon. Most of those giving the shots will have experience …

Update: Aon Confirms EU Antitrust Probe of Merger with Willis Towers Watson

Aon plc confirmed that the European Commission (EC) has initiated a review of the company’s proposed $30 billion bid for Willis Towers Watson. Aon said the Phase II review is a common next step “for a transaction of this size …

District Attorney Questions Deutsche Bank, Aon Employees Over Trump Organization

Prosecutors from the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. have interviewed employees of Deutsche Bank and insurance broker Aon as part of their investigation of the Trump Organization, according to people familiar with the matter. The interviews, which …

Aon’s $30B Bid for Willis Towers Watson Faces EU Probe: Reuters

BRUSSELS – Aon’s $30 billion bid for Willis Towers to create the world’s largest insurance broker faces a full-scale investigation because of its complexity, two people familiar with the matter said. The companies, which are the second and third-largest brokers …

Insurers, Regulators Warn About Safety of Jets Reactivated After Pandemic Storage

SYDNEY – Regulators, insurers and experts are warning airlines to take extra care when reactivating planes left in extended storage during the COVID-19 pandemic, citing potential pilot rustiness, maintenance errors and even insect nests blocking key sensors. The unprecedented number …

With Economic Damages of $9B, Hurricanes Eta and Iota Topped Off Record Year: Aon

Hurricanes Eta and Iota in November topped off the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season when a record of 12 named storms made landfall in the United States. The two final hurricanes of the season had an economic cost of approximately $9 …

Aon Acquires India’s Anviti Insurance Brokers

Insurer broker Aon has acquired a 49% equity stake in Anviti Insurance Brokers Pvt. Ltd, a fast-growing, composite broking firm in India. Anviti will transition to the Aon brand pending regulatory approvals. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. …

Lockton Adds 3 Managing Directors from Aon to Its Transaction Liability Practice

Global insurance broker Lockton reports that three transaction liability advisors from Aon — Joshua Halpern, Gaurav Sud and Eric Ziff — have joined the firm to lead its mergers and acquisition (M&A) consulting offering. The company said these three professionals …