Arthur J. Gallagher News

Broker Not Liable for Late Notice that Cost Illinois Client $1.34M

An Illinois construction company that waited six years to inform its excess insurer that it had been sued cannot expect coverage from that carrier, and it can’t go after the insurance brokerage that sold it the policy either, a federal …

Fidelity Wins Court Battle with IRS Over Coal Tax Credits

Fidelity Investments on Wednesday won its court battle with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service over tax credits for the production of chemically treated coal. U.S. Tax Court Judge David Gustafson ruled at a court hearing that a partnership led by …

How to Serve Today’s Nonprofit Insurance Market

Nonprofits are a lot like most insurance clients. They seek trusted and consultative relationships with their agents, brokers and carriers. They seek partners that understand their mission. But they also seek agents who understand in what ways their needs differ …

Generali Global Assistance Acquires Travel Insurance Agency Trip Mate from A.J. Gallagher

Generali Global Assistance said it has acquired Trip Mate from Arthur J. Gallagher. Details were not disclosed. Trip Mate is incorporated in Kansas and domiciled in the state of Missouri. It is licensed in all states. Its plans are underwritten …

Gallagher Acquires UK Commercial Broker Pavey Group

Global insurance broker Gallagher has acquired commercial insurance broker Pavey Group Holdings in the southwest UK. With offices in Torquay, Exeter and Holsworthy in Devon, and Highbridge in Somerset, Pavey Group was established in 1971 and has spent more than …

How Insurance Broker A.J Gallagher Cleans Up on Clean Coal Subsidies: Reuters

Earlier this year, the chief financial officer of global insurance giant Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. explained to analysts how the company had turned a little-known U.S. energy subsidy into a profit machine, worth hundreds of millions of dollars to …

Industry Needs to ‘Question and Call Out’ Rogue MGAs, Says Chilton of Gallagher

While there’s a bright future for managing general agents that “get it right,” Grahame Chilton, CEO of Gallagher UK, warns against tolerating the few rogue MGAs who could ruin the reputation of the entire sector. Chilton, who will be stepping …

Chilton to Return to Capsicum Re Later This Year After Leaving Gallagher Role

Capsicum Re, the London-based specialist reinsurance broker, announced that Grahame “Chily” Chilton will rejoin the business later this year. Chilton will work alongside CEO Rupert Swallow to drive global business development and help shape the strategic direction of the company …

Global Insurers Reassessing Iran Business In Light of Sanctions Threat

Global insurers are taking stock of how the U.S. withdrawal from an international agreement to deny Tehran nuclear weapons, and threatened sanctions against companies that do business with Iran, could affect them. Insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. said …

Arthur J. Gallagher Adds Four to Its Construction Practice Group for Long Island

Arthur J. Gallagher in Jericho, N.Y., (AJG) has added four professionals from SterlingRisk in Woodbury, N.Y., to its Construction Practice Group for Long Island. Joseph A Santospirito Jr. has been named area senior vice president within AJG’s Construction Practice Group. …