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Marsh launches two new cyber risk assessment services

Marsh LLC, a provider of insurance broking and risk management, announced on Monday the launch of Marsh Cyber Monitor and Marsh Cyber View, two new cyber risk assessment services to help the risk management community effectively understand,... See More
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Global insurers' satisfaction with ERM performance grew by 10% over the last two years: Towers Watson

Global insurers’ satisfaction level with their enterprise risk management performance grew by 10 percentage points over the last two years, according to a survey released on Tuesday by global professional services company Towers Watson. See More
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Q1 non-life loss ratio improves 1.4 points, premiums down 6.6% for PartnerRe

Commercial insurance carrier and reinsurer PartnerRe Ltd. released Monday its financial results for the three months ending March 31, reporting a 2% drop in net premiums earned, a 1.1-point improvement in its combined ratio and a 20.8% drop in... See More
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Canadians optimistic about their ability to deal with extreme weather events: RBC study

Although extreme weather events are on the rise, Canadians are still optimistic about their ability to deal with the impacts of these events, according to the 2015 RBC Canadian Water Attitudes Study released on Tuesday. See More
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Expediting authorizations for drone use after disasters would improve risk assessment and response: study

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A new study detailing how drones can help first responders and improve relief efforts after a disaster recommends the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expedite emergency flight authorizations for the private... See More
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The Co-operators and Sunshine Coast Credit Union announce collaboration

The Co-operators and Sunshine Coast Credit Union (SCCU) announced on Monday that they have entered into an arrangement to provide clients and members with more convenient access to each organization’s products, services and expertise. See More
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Janice Ochenkowski receives RIMS's most prestigious honour

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Janice Ochenkowski, international director of global risk management for Jones Lang LaSalle in Chicago (pictured below), was honoured today with the Harry and Dorothy Goodell Award. See More
23 hours ago
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Risk management networks key, innovation often comes from necessity: RIMS president

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The key to preparing risk managers for the uncertainties that lie ahead can be found in strengthening their greatest asset: their networks, Rick Roberts, president of RIMS, the risk management society, said Monday. See More
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Autonomous vehicles will affect the auto industry's entire business model: Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) will lead to a major disruption in the auto insurance sector, affecting the industry’s entire business model, suggested a speaker at the Insurance Telematics Canada 2015 conference on Friday. See More
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Contractors embarking on international construction projects must assess risks, including environmental, in advance: ACE

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The growing international demand for new buildings and infrastructure presents a significant opportunity for contractors, but with that opportunity comes risk, including environmental exposures, that must be evaluated... See More
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Cyber risk vaults into Top 10, interconnectedness of risk underscores need for solid risk management: Aon survey

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Cyber has entered the 2015 Global Risk Management Survey’s Top 10 global risks for the first time ever, demonstrating its emergence as a key risk factor for today’s business, reports Aon Risk Solutions, the... See More
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Q1 revenues up 35% for Arthur J. Gallagher

Commercial brokerage Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. released Friday its financial results for the quarter ending March 31, reporting a 44% year-to-year drop in net earnings while revenues were up 35%. See More
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Quake aid need acute in Nepal capital, more so in villages near epicenter; toll tops 3,700

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers – Nepal’s earthquake-hit capital was short on everything Monday as its people searched for lost loved ones, sorted through rubble for their belongings and... See More
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RIMS Community Service Day focuses on rebuilding two catastrophe-affected neighbourhoods in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La. – About 100 risk management professionals joined forces with the St. Bernard Project, a non-profit that provides critical resources for communities afflicted by natural disaster, on Apr. 26 to lend a hand in rebuilding... See More
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Bermuda promotes captive insurance to Canadian industry

Island delegation to tout jurisdiction as risk capital and potential e-commerce hub Hamilton, Bermuda, April 27, 2015 — A 15-strong delegation of Bermuda industry, government and regulator repr... See More
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UBI will not realize full potential until regulatory constraints are removed, telematics conference hears

Usage-based insurance (UBI) is failing to gain traction in Canada because of the country’s regulatory regime, suggested Colin Wright, principal of Corner Two Consulting, during a presentation at the Insurance Telematics Canada 2015... See More
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Ontario 'will remove excessive costs' from auto insurance with reforms announced in budget: Insurance Bureau of Canada

The Insurance Bureau of Canada has 'welcomed' the auto insurance changes Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa proposed Thursday in his budget document for 2015-16, while Unica Insurance Inc. is pleased the ruling Liberals plan to require... See More
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Canadian Underwriter receives WICC Hall of Flame Award

Canadian Underwriter magazine - Insurance Media Group is honoured to have received the WICC Hall of Flame Award at the 19th WICC Ontario Gala Dinner on Wednesday evening. Canadian Underwriter is proud to have been there from WICC's early days and we…
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Marsh launches two new cyber risk assessment services

Marsh LLC, a provider of insurance broking and risk management, announced on Monday the launch of Marsh Cyber Monitor and Marsh Cyber View, two new cyber risk assessment services to help the risk management community effectively understand,...

Global insurers' satisfaction with ERM performance grew by 10% over the last two years: Towers Watson

Global insurers’ satisfaction level with their enterprise risk management performance grew by 10 percentage points over the last two years, according to a survey released on Tuesday by global professional services company Towers Watson.

Q1 non-life loss ratio improves 1.4 points, premiums down 6.6% for PartnerRe

Commercial insurance carrier and reinsurer PartnerRe Ltd. released Monday its financial results for the three months ending March 31, reporting a 2% drop in net premiums earned, a 1.1-point improvement in its combined ratio and a 20.8% drop in...

Canadians optimistic about their ability to deal with extreme weather events: RBC study

Although extreme weather events are on the rise, Canadians are still optimistic about their ability to deal with the impacts of these events, according to the 2015 RBC Canadian Water Attitudes Study released on Tuesday.

Expediting authorizations for drone use after disasters would improve risk assessment and response: study

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A new study detailing how drones can help first responders and improve relief efforts after a disaster recommends the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expedite emergency flight authorizations for the private...

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Bermuda promotes captive insurance to Canadian industry

Island delegation to tout jurisdiction as risk capital and potential e-commerce hub Hamilton, Bermuda, April 27, 2015 — A 15-strong delegation of Bermuda industry, government and regulator repr...

FIRST Canada offers IBAM Delegates Payment Solutions that are Anything but Conventional

FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada (FIRST Canada) is pleased to be participating in the Insurance Brokers’ Association of Manitoba’s Convention in Winnipeg, Manitoba. FIRST Canada is a...

10,000 policies in under 10 Months

   Insurance Technology Solutions (ITS) partnered with Guardian Risk Managers at the end of May 2014 to develop GuardianQBI.com using ITS’ BindEasy platform to deliver a real time por...

Cunningham Lindsey Introduces Enhanced Claims Management System

Cunningham Lindsey Canada Claims Services Ltd. (“Cunningham Lindsey”) is pleased to introduce its recently enhanced claims management system which has been rebranded as eConnect 2.0. &l...

Expert panel to tackle cyber risk at the ARC Group’s Spring Seminar

With cyber attacks posing a growing threat, it’s crucial organizations have strategies in place to combat them. At The ARC Group of Canada’s 2015 Annual Seminar and Cocktail event, an exp...

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