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How insurers will make their cyber products better in the future

January 23, 2020 by Jason Contant

Cyber insurers need to get a firmer handle on cyber claims response to be able to add value to their policies, a specialist insurer said recently. James Burns, cyber product leader with London, U.K.-based CFC Underwriting, said that the industry

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Juan Carlos Araiza joins large loss practice at EFI Global

January 23, 2020 by Sedgwick

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 23, 2020/insPRESS/ – EFI Global, a full-service international consulting firm specializing in forensic engineering, environmental, fire investigation and specialty consulting services, has appointed Juan Carlos Araiza, Ph.D., PE, to the role of vice president of the large

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30 Forensic Engineering and Mason Caplan Roti LLP to Host Fire Investigations and Subrogation Session – RSVP Now

January 23, 2020 by -30- Forensic Engineering

Toronto, ON, Jan. 23, 2020 /insPRESS/ – 30 Forensic Engineering and Mason Caplan Roti LLP are hosting an informative session on fire losses from investigation to subrogation including; site attendance, collecting evidence, joint examinations, report preparation, subrogation, mediation and trial.

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APOLLO Exchange partners with MIG Insurance to offer digital insurance tools

January 23, 2020 Apollo Insurance Solutions

TORONTO, ON, January 23, 2020/insPRESS/ — APOLLO Exchange is excited to announce a new partnership with MIG Insurance, to enable a digital insurance buying experience in line with modern consumer expectations. Through this partnership, MIG is able to provide an

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DAS Legal Protection Inc. and Wawanesa partner to protect commercial customers with addition of Legal Expense Insurance

January 23, 2020 DAS Legal Protection Inc.

TORONTO, ON, January 23, 2020/InsPress/ – DAS Legal Protection Inc. (“DAS”) is proud to announce a new partnership with The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company (“Wawanesa”), which protects its commercial policyholders when they encounter unexpected legal events. “At DAS, we focus

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The underrated factor pushing down the industry’s profitability

January 22, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

The impact of low interest rates on insurer profitability is something that warrants more discussion, suggests a senior executive with one of the world’s largest reinsurers. “This is something that significantly impacts the profitability of the insurance and reinsurance industry,

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What brokers should consider when looking at insurtech offerings

January 22, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Brokers looking for a relatively cheap way of upping their game online should check some of the hundreds of insurtechs on the market, but it’s important to know what those insurtechs do and do not provide. If you are a

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Canada’s biggest insurance losses in 2019

January 22, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Insured damage from floods, rain, snow and windstorms reached $1.3 billion in 2019, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reported Tuesday, citing data from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) “Like 2018, no single event in 2019 caused the high

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How much have personal auto and property premiums increased in one year?

January 22, 2020 by Jason Contant

Both personal auto and personal property premiums in Canada increased double digits compared to the same quarter last year, pointing to a continued hardening in the market, according to Applied System’s latest premium rating index. Personal auto premiums in 2019

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State of emergency in St. John’s stretches into sixth day

January 22, 2020 The Canadian Press

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Commercial flights have resumed in and out of St. John’s, N.L., today, as eastern Newfoundland continues to dig itself out from last week’s record-breaking blizzard. Today is the sixth day the provincial capital has been under

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Ecclesiastical Sponsored “History Award for Excellence in Museums: History Alive!” Recipient Announced at Governor General’s Awards Ceremony

January 22, 2020 Ecclesiastical Insurance

Ottawa, ON, January 22, 2020/InsPress/  – At Monday’s Governor General’s Awards ceremony at Rideau Hall, Perspectives on Biodiversity – Sturgeon Harpoon Knowledge Web received the Award for Excellence in Museums: History Alive, sponsored by Ecclesiastical Insurance. Presented by Her Excellency

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Agile Underwriting Expands Operations Into Western Canada

January 22, 2020 by apreidinsurance

Bedford, NS, January 22, 2020/InsPress/ – Agile Underwriting Solutions (Agile) is pleased to announce its ongoing expansion across Canada with the opening of a new office location in Burnaby, British Columbia. In addition to Agile’s cross-country expansion, the MGA is