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Fireman’s Fund, Allianz Global Expand Entertainment Division into Canada

Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. in partnership with Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, an Allianz affiliate company in Canada, has added an underwriting team to further expand its entertainment division and capabilities in North America. Led by Lynne Pepper, an entertainment …

K&K Insurance Expands Skating Program

K&K Insurance Service Group has expanded its ice and inline skating facilities program to include roller skating rinks. Insureds can purchase general liability, property, commercial auto, inland marine, crime, excess liability and workers’ compensation in select states. Sexual abuse and …

American Specialty Introduces Workers’ Compensation Program

American Specialty Insurance & Risk Services has launched a workers’ compensation program that provides guaranteed cost coverage for the sports and entertainment industries. The company will target classes including motorsports, zoos and aquariums, venues, amateur sports, pari-mutuel racing, and casinos. …

IMDb Strikes Back at Actress Suing Over Age Disclosure

The Internet Movie Database is fighting back against the anonymous actress who sued the service last month for revealing her age, The Hollywood Reporter trade industry journal is reporting. Amazon.com, which owns iMDb, told a Washington federal court that before …

MOC Insurance Services Combines with San Francisco Insurance Center

San Francisco Insurance Center has joined MOC Insurance Services, the two Northern California firms announced on Thursday. Van Maroevich, president and CEO of San Francisco-based MOC Insurance Services, and Fred S. Nagle, III, president of San Francisco Insurance Center, said …

Take1 Insurance Launches Coverage for ‘Docu-Soap’ Television Producers

Take1, entertainment division of the U.S. Risk Insurance Group, will now cover “docu-soaps,” a new segment of the television production market, under its DICE (Documentary, Infomercial, Commercial, Educational) package. Simultaneously, Take1 announced that it is providing coverage for Knoxville, Tennessee-based …

Virginia Insurer Buys Amphitheater Naming Rights

The Virginia Beach, Va. amphitheater has a new name. Multiple media outlets reported the music venue has been renamed Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach. The concert venue’s naming rights were sold to Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance for an unspecified …