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IMA’s Cohen Elected Chairman of Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers

Robert L. Cohen, chairman and chief executive officer of The IMA Financial Group Inc., in Denver, Colo., has been elected as 2017 chairman of The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers. He succeeds Bill D. Henry, chief executive officer of …

Q1 Saw Rate Decreases Continue in Commercial P/C: The Council

Commercial property/casualty rates decreased across all size accounts in the first quarter of 2016, continuing a trend that has been evident since the first quarter of 2015. This year, first quarter rates decreased by an average of 3.7 percent. According …

Commercial Broker Trade Group CIAB Adds 4 to Staff

The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers (CIAB) announced four additions to its association staff. John P. Fielding is joining as in-house general counsel. Fielding has spent the last nine years with the law firm Steptoe in its Washington, D.C. …

Commercial Insurance Rates, Except Auto and Flood, Still Falling: CIAB

Commercial property/casualty insurance prices continued to decline moderately — an average of 3.1 percent— during the third quarter, according to a survey by The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers. The CIAB survey showed a continued decline in commercial P/C …

MHBT’s Henry Elected Chairman of The Council

The Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers reported that Bill Henry of Texas has been elected as the group’s 2016 chairman. Henry is chief executive officer and chairman of Dallas-based MHBT, a Marsh & McLennan Agency company. Henry succeeds Steve …

States Still Grappling with Surplus Lines Tax Sharing

Things have changed a bit for the surplus lines industry since the Non-admitted and Reinsurance Reform Act, (NRRA) part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform legislation, passed in 2010. The NRRA’s implementation has provided more uniformity in the regulation and …

Byrne Named Chair of The Council of Employee Benefits Executives

Tim Byrne, vice president and partner at Wisconsin-based M3 Insurance, has been named chair of the Council of Employee Benefits Executives (CEBE), effective June 1, 2013. The Council of Employee Benefits Executives is a standing working committee of The Council …