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Chubb Enhances Cover for Commercial Entertainment Producers in UK & Ireland

Chubb said it has enhanced insurance policy wording for companies producing television and other advertising commercials in the UK & Ireland, as the creative industry sector continues to grow and its risks evolve. The new wording includes a number of …

Integro Insurance Announces O’Shea Joins UK Film & Television Team

Global insurance brokerage and risk management firm Integro Insurance Brokers Holdings Ltd. announced that entertainment specialist broker Kevin O’Shea has joined Integro’s UK Film & Television team, part of the firm’s entertainment practice, in London. A Chartered Insurance Broker, O’Shea …

Integro Acquires Entertainment Risk Management, London-Based MGA

The insurance brokerage and risk management firm Integro Ltd. has acquired Entertainment Risk Management Ltd. (ERM), a London-based managing general agent (MGA), to augment its international entertainment practice. Financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed. ERM primarily serves …

New Specialty Insurer SIG Targets Sports, Entertainment Risks

Three specialty and risk insurance veterans have launched Specialty Insurance Group (SIG) to provide custom programs for the sports, leisure and entertainment markets. The new Indianapolis-based firm is a member company of Everest Re Group Ltd. SIG’s target programs include …

K&K Insurance Launches New Program for Entertainment Centers

K&K Insurance Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Aon plc, has launched a new program with enhanced coverage options for entertainment centers, also known as family fun centers. The entertainment center program provides coverage for operations including batting cages, bowling, billiards, …

Lockton Launches Gaming, Entertainment and Sports Practice in California

Lockton has launched a gaming, entertainment and sports practice to be based in Irvine, Calif. The group is part of Lockton’s Pacific operations and it integrates multiple vertical markets. Lockton’s gaming, entertainment and sports practice provides a range of risk …

NAS Insurance Launches Live Event Insurance Division

NAS Insurance Services has introduced a new brand for its its Entertainment & Sports division called Alive Risk, to meet the growing demand for specialized live event insurance coverage. Headed by Jerid Schmickle and Tim Troester, the new business unit …

Fireman’s Fund Launches Short Term Event Program

Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. has expanded its coverage for entertainment events and productions to smaller special events with the short term event program (STEP). The entertainment division at Fireman’s Fund is partnering with R.V. Nuccio & Associates, Inc., an agency …

Athos Insurance Launches Entertainment Insurance Website

Athos Insurance Services, Inc. has launched InsurEntertainment.com, an online platform for quoting, binding and managing inland marine and property insurance policies for entertainment, production, event and extreme sports parks, clubs and organizations. Athos Insurance and InsurEntertainment.com will provide insurance products …

Indiana Town May Require Proof of Insurance for Special-Event Dances

Terre Haute, Ind., officials are considering new regulations on dances organized by event promoters, saying they are worried about violent incidents that have happened at some of them. A proposed city ordinance would require organizers to obtain city permits, have …