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CSIO launches new open online forum for members

The Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO) has launched CSIO eXchange, an open forum for its broker, insurer and vendor members.
Oct 20, 2014 4:04PM

Attorney says death toll from GM ignition switches now stands at 29

DETROIT - At least 29 people have died and 27 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
Oct 20, 2014 3:24PM

Earth breaks 4th monthly heat mark, on pace for hottest year ever recorded

WASHINGTON - Last month again set a new mark for global heat. And U.S. meteorologists say Earth is now on pace to tie the hottest year ever recorded, or more likely, to break it.
Oct 20, 2014 3:14PM

IBC, Quebec trucking industry group partner to fight cargo theft

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and the Association du camionnage du Québec (ACQ) have partnered on a cargo theft reporting program, aimed at tackling what the groups say is a crime that costs Canadians $5...
Oct 20, 2014 2:55PM

15 firms earned 43.1% of worldwide P&C commercial insurance brokerage revenue in 2013

Aon plc and Marsh Inc. held a combined total of 23% of the world's commercial non-life insurance broking market in 2013 and the top 150 brokers worldwide accounted for nearly 60% of total commercial property & casualty brokerage revenue,...
Oct 20, 2014 2:49PM

Hub International acquires auto dealer book of business from New Brunswick broker

Hub International Limited announced Monday that Hub International Atlantic Ltd., based in New Brunswick, has acquired a book of auto dealer business from independent broker Alliance Assurance Inc. Terms of the acquisition were not...
Oct 20, 2014 2:04PM

European organizations need to improve management of top risks: FERMA

Surveyed risk managers in Europe report low satisfaction with the level of mitigation for six of the Top 10 risks “that keep their CEO awake at night,” note findings from a new survey released Monday by the Federation of...
Oct 20, 2014 10:37AM

Gonzalo could make landfall in southeastern Newfoundland early Sunday

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. – The Canadian Hurricane Centre is warning that Gonzalo could still be hurricane strength by the time it reaches southeastern Newfoundland early Sunday.
Oct 18, 2014 1:49PM

Hurricane Gonzalo crosses over Bermuda, giving island second pummeling by storm this week

HAMILTON, Bermuda – Hurricane Gonzalo crushed trees, flattened power lines and damaged Bermuda's main hospital during an hours-long battering, but the tiny, wealthy British territory suffered no deaths.
Oct 18, 2014 1:43PM

UN document admits WHO badly fumbled response to Ebola, says top officials unaware of severity

LONDON - In a draft document, the World Health Organization has acknowledged that it botched attempts to stop the now-spiraling Ebola outbreak in West Africa, blaming factors including incompetent staff and a lack of information.
Oct 17, 2014 3:52PM

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