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Prosecution seeks 26 year sentence for Costa Concordia captain for 2012 wreck, says he lied

ROME - Prosecutors asked a court to convict the captain of the Costa Concordia and sentence him to 26 years in prison Monday for the 2012 shipwreck off Tuscany that killed 32 people, saying the term is hardly excessive given the death toll. See More
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American P&C insurers' net income drops in 2014

Private property and casualty insurers in the United States saw net income fall $5.1 billion to $37.7 billion in the first nine months of 2014 over the same period the year before, ISO, a Verisk Analytics business, and the Property Casualty... See More
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Alberta premier pledges $20 million to fast track flood claims from 2013

HIGH RIVER, Alta. - The Alberta government is providing an extra $20 million to fast-track the remaining claims from the province's 2013 floods. See More
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Axis Capital, PartnerRe agree to merge, forming 'a global top 5 reinsurer'

Axis Capital Holdings Ltd. and PartnerRe Ltd. announced Sunday the boards of directors of both insurance firms unanimously approved a merger agreement, which is subject to shareholder approval. See More
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Nor'easter threatens 250 mile stretch of Northeast with snow, powerful winds, coastal flooding

NEW YORK - The Monday morning commute was normal for much of the Northeast as officials continued to urge residents to prepare for a "crippling and potentially historic'' storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern... See More
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Next ICLR workshop to focus on seismic risk management of buildings

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction will be hosting a seminar on the importance of seismic risk management of buildings, with a focus on post-earthquake functionality. See More
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Storms hit pump stations, leave hundreds of thousands without water in Brazil's largest city

SAO PAULO - More than 300,000 people in Brazil's biggest city were without water Friday, more than 24 hours after thunderstorms knocked out electricity to two pumping stations, the Sao Paulo state water utility said. See More
Friday
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Quebec town says Islamic cyberattack on its website has them perplexed

MONTREAL - A small Quebec town is wondering why it found itself the target of an Islamic extremist group's cyberattack after the municipality's website was compromised for about a dozen hours. See More
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Planning exercise tests ability of New Brunswick to respond to Ebola

Canada's senior public health officer met Friday with his New Brunswick counterpart to launch a planning exercise intended to test the province's response in the event of an Ebola case in the province. See More
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Changes that support permanent fixes to Ontario auto system needed

Progress on the Ontario insurance product will continue to stall out without changes to clarify injury definitions and to enhance transparency in the tort system, both of which are fuelling higher costs and hampering efforts to achieve... See More
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SPECS Limited – New Branch Manager – Vaughan, Ontario

Edmonton, AB –  SPECS Limited, the country’s leading provider of independent property damage and consulting services is pleased to announce that Frank Galati has been promoted to Bran... See More
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Architects & Engineers E&O/CGL Product

South Western Group is offering a combined E&O/CGL product that provides the optimum wording for the customer that needs an integrated General Liability and Professional Liability coverage. W... See More
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Major P&C industry players launch new micro insurance initiative

Several major insurance organizations have formed a new micro insurance consortium and micro insurance “venture incubator” (MVI), in an initiative announced during the World Economic Forum gathering currently being held in Davos,... See More
Thursday
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NB Auditor General finds exposure to risk of computer systems outage 'not acceptable'

New Brunswick's Auditor General announced Thursday that a review of a power outage last June found "no evidence of a formal disaster recovery plan" for the province's information technology systems and that the "current exposure" of those... See More
Thursday
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Marsh reacts to U.S. President Obama's remarks on cyber security

Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. issued this week a brief statement reacting to remarks by United States President Barack Obama on computer security vulnerabilities. See More
Thursday
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Willis Group, Miller Insurance agree to form separate wholesale Lloyd's brokerage

Willis Group Holdings plc announced Thursday it has reached an agreement with Miller Insurance Services LLP, in which the companies would combine their wholesale businesses to form a separate broker, offering insurance from the Lloyd's market,... See More
Thursday
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U.S. President Obama warns of 'dangerous droughts and floods'

United States President Barack Obama suggested this week that without cutting carbon dioxide emissions, the world will experience rising oceans, worse heat waves, floods and droughts. See More
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Prosecution seeks 26 year sentence for Costa Concordia captain for 2012 wreck, says he lied

ROME - Prosecutors asked a court to convict the captain of the Costa Concordia and sentence him to 26 years in prison Monday for the 2012 shipwreck off Tuscany that killed 32 people, saying the term is hardly excessive given the death toll.

American P&C insurers' net income drops in 2014

Private property and casualty insurers in the United States saw net income fall $5.1 billion to $37.7 billion in the first nine months of 2014 over the same period the year before, ISO, a Verisk Analytics business, and the Property Casualty...

Alberta premier pledges $20 million to fast track flood claims from 2013

HIGH RIVER, Alta. - The Alberta government is providing an extra $20 million to fast-track the remaining claims from the province's 2013 floods.

Axis Capital, PartnerRe agree to merge, forming 'a global top 5 reinsurer'

Axis Capital Holdings Ltd. and PartnerRe Ltd. announced Sunday the boards of directors of both insurance firms unanimously approved a merger agreement, which is subject to shareholder approval.

Nor'easter threatens 250 mile stretch of Northeast with snow, powerful winds, coastal flooding

NEW YORK - The Monday morning commute was normal for much of the Northeast as officials continued to urge residents to prepare for a "crippling and potentially historic'' storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern...

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SPECS Limited – New Branch Manager – Vaughan, Ontario

Edmonton, AB –  SPECS Limited, the country’s leading provider of independent property damage and consulting services is pleased to announce that Frank Galati has been promoted to Bran...

Architects & Engineers E&O/CGL Product

South Western Group is offering a combined E&O/CGL product that provides the optimum wording for the customer that needs an integrated General Liability and Professional Liability coverage. W...

5th Annual CRU Independent Adjuster Conference March 12 & 13, 2015 – Register Today!

CRU Adjusters is continuing to shape the landscape of claim adjusting in Canada.  With increasing client expectations CRU is committed to assisting independent adjusters deliver th...

Rochon Engineering Announces New Name of Pario Engineering and Environmental Sciences

Concord, ON – Rochon Engineering, one of Canada’s top providers of engineering and environmental services has completed integration into the SCM Group of Companies today by revea...

Fortify Network Solutions sees an increase in the adoption of cloud services

With the increased focus of businesses wanting the freedom to work from anywhere and to simplify their technology, Fortify has seen significant growth in the adoption of cloud services. Partnering w...

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