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Overseas working conditions: Is your client on the hook?

February 8, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Corporate clients who get their goods from jurisdictions with inadequate protection for workers’ rights could end up being named as defendants

Feature Appointments

Big Moves – MGA CEO joins Brown & Brown

February 6, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Mark Woodall, CEO of Special Risk Insurance Managers, joins the leadership team of Brown & Brown, a Florida-based brokerage

Feature Technology

Driving connectivity

February 6, 2020 Steve Whitelaw, Vice President, Industry Relations, Applied Systems

Brokers looking to achieve better connectivity with their insurer partners should focus on two core areas of their business

Feature Technology

Sending out an SMS

February 4, 2020 Adam Malik, Managing Editor

Your clients likely have cellphones and use them to text. What’s stopping brokers from communicating with clients using the technology they want?

Feature Legislation / RegulationTechnology

Time to regulate insurtechs

February 4, 2020 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

A short time ago, insurers feared insurtechs would disrupt the property and casualty industry.

Feature BrokersTechnology

Technology Outlook 2020

February 3, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

What major technology trends do you foresee in the property and casualty insurance industry in 2020? What new technologies will be on the brokers’ radar? We put these questions to a number of tech experts; their responses will inform your strategic thinking about tech.

Feature RiskTechnology

How to sell cyber

February 2, 2020 Jason Contant, Online Editor

James Burns, cyber product leader with CFC Underwriting, shares his insights on what the industry needs to do to sell more cyber insurance policies. cu | How do successful brokers sell cyber insurance? They make cyber products relevant to the

Feature Technology

Who do you trust?

February 1, 2020 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

A client’s personal information is gold to the P&C industry, which relies on data collection and analysis to make a profit. A report on how brokers and insurers are working together to safeguard the industry’s hot new currency — data.

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Big Moves – Former head of State Farm Canada retires

January 20, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Barbara Bellissimo helped lead State Farm Canada through the transition after it was bought by Desjardins Group

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Electronic claims triage

January 15, 2020 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

Trying to figure out which claim is best-suited to which adjuster? Now technology can do that for you

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High water mark

January 14, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Property risk from erosion and waves on the Great Lakes is on the rise because of record-high surface elevations

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New Year’s resolutions

January 10, 2020 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

What the P&C industry promises to itself and Canadians over the next year