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Claims Canada - December-January 2015

Claims Canada magazine’s December/January 2015 issue Digital Edition: http://bit.ly/ccdecjan15 – featuring Cover Story: Going Mobile – Can apps work for independent adjusters?
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U.S. commercial terrorism insurers will 'likely be required to maintain higher capital standards'

With 12 days to go before the United States Terrorism Risk and Insurance Act (TRIA) expires, a risk modeling vendor predicts that commercial insurers who continue to cover terrorism in the U.S. after Dec. 31 will "likely be required to maintain... See More
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Petroleum producers call on New Brunswick to hold off on fracking moratorium

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) is urging the New Brunswick government to reconsider its decision Thursday to move forward with prohibiting hydraulic fracturing in the province. See More
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FBI says it has conclusively linked North Korean government to devastating Sony hack

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Friday formally accused the North Korean government of being responsible for the devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, providing the most detailed accounting to date of a hugely... See More
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Risk tolerance for innovation in line with ability to absorb financial losses for most Canadian businesses

Only a tenth of Canadian businesses are truly risk averse, with the majority’s risk appetite for innovation matching their ability to withstand potential financial losses, according to a new survey report form the Conference Board of... See More
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Report: U.S. government lacks disaster relief co-ordination, unprepared for handling nuclear attack

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government isn't fully prepared to handle a nuclear terrorist attack or a large-scale natural catastrophe, lacking effective co-ordination, and in some cases is years away from ensuring adequate emergency shelter and... See More
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Sony hack adds to pressure on companies to step up information security

BEIJING - Faced with rising cybercrime like the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, companies worldwide are under pressure to tighten security but are hampered by cost and, for some, reluctance to believe they are in danger. See More
yesterday
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"The staff of Canadian Underwriter magazine – Insurance Media Group would like to wish everyone a happy, healthy and safe holiday season. Best wishes in the New Year! http://www.InsuranceMediaGroup.com "
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Happy Holidays from Canadian Underwriter

The staff of Canadian Underwriter magazine – Insurance Media Group would like to wish everyone a happy, healthy and safe holiday season. Best wishes in the New Year! http://www.InsuranceMediaGroup.com
Friday
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U.S. P&C industry sees $2.9 billion profit in first nine months, despite higher cat losses

Underwriting performance in the U.S. property and casualty industry in the first nine months of this year still lagged behind 2013, but remained favorable, rating agency A.M. Best said Thursday. See More
Thursday
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Q&A: Drones can peer inside big Midwest storms, might help explain how tornadoes form

DENVER - Researchers say they have collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now, they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more about how tornadoes form. See More
Thursday
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New Brunswick government introducing moratorium on hydraulic fracturing

FREDERICTON - The New Brunswick government is introducing a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing that the premier says won't be lifted until five conditions are met. See More
Thursday
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Remote sensing, cognitive computing useful tools for insurers, report suggests

Insurance carriers need to change the tools they use to manage risk, and insurance professionals can help clients manage risk by using cognitive computing, Aite Group LLC suggested in a recent research note. See More
Thursday
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Sony faces losses on multiple fronts from unprecedented cyberattack linked to North Korea

NEW YORK - The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business. See More
Thursday
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Allianz to sell Fireman's Fund personal insurance business to ACE

Allianz Group plans to sell the Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company’s (FFIC) personal lines insurance business in the United States, which is focused on high net worth customers, to ACE Limited for US$365 million by means of renewal... See More
Thursday
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Ontario court ruling helps clarify municipalities' legal obligations to motorists: lawyer

A recent Court of Appeal for Ontario ruling will be "very well received by municipalities" concerned about legal liability for keeping roads and bridges in a reasonable state of repair, a municipal liability and auto insurance expert with... See More
Wednesday
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Report says 'unprecedented' flood at root of Calgary bridge failure

CALGARY - The Transportation Safety Board says unprecedented flood water was to blame for a derailment and partial bridge collapse in Calgary last year. See More
Wednesday
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U.S. insurance, risk management industry disappointed at failure to pass TRIA

Property and casualty insurance industry groups in the United States are expressing disappointment and frustration at the Senate’s non-passage of legislation to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA). See More
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