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Executive Outlook 2020 | Martin Thompson, RSA

December 27, 2019 by David Gambrill

Martin Thompson, President, CEO, RSA Canada Disciplined underwriting is the anchor that the P&C industry needs right now. The insurance industry is currently experiencing some pain. Investment returns have been following a general downtrend over the last two decades, from


Big Moves – A different class of leadership

December 26, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

Once a student at the head of his broker class, Joseph Carnevale will become president of IBAO in 2020


Executive Outlook 2020 | Richard Grant, Trisura

December 19, 2019 Canadian Underwriter

Richard Grant, Chief Operating Officer, Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company Although the insurance industry is constantly evolving, one issue seems to remain on the back burner that I feel ought to be in the forefront — the risk of a mega-catastrophe.


Executive Outlook 2020 | John Taylor, OMIA

December 18, 2019 Canadian Underwriter

John Taylor, President, CEO, Ontario Mutual Insurance Association (OMIA)   This year, we have not only a new year to think about, but a brand-new decade. The start of the last decade was a much different place: the financial world


Executive Outlook 2020 | Nick Creatura, CNA Canada

December 17, 2019 Canadian Underwriter

Nick Creatura, President, CEO, CNA Canada Within commercial insurance, 2020 is expected to herald a continuation of the current transitional market as industry participants seek out a new equilibrium. Shifts in carrier appetites, more intentional deployment of capacity, and increased


The mirage of high returns

December 10, 2019 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

It could be decades before insurers make decent returns on their investments. Why Canadians pay higher premiums when interest rates are low…

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Do you know where your data is going?

December 9, 2019 Roisein Hutchinson, Senior Associate, Walker Sorensen LLP

So, you want to work with insurtechs. A guide to how your contracts should handle the sharing of private consumer information between you….

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Putting smart cars to the test

December 8, 2019 Tom Flynn and Mike Yang, MEA Forensic Engineers & Scientists

Driver-assistance technologies are designed to help motorists, but how do they assist auto liability insurers?

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Turning off the taps

December 7, 2019 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Global insurers are starting to withdraw from providing insurance coverage to the oil sands, which accounts for about two-thirds of Canadian oil production. What this means for your clients in the oil and gas sector…

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Deception Detection

December 6, 2019 Dan McKenzie, Principal Solution Architect, Financial Crimes, SAS

Technology should enhance your anti-fraud strategy, not replace it. Here’s why…

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Market outlook

December 6, 2019 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

Canadian Underwriter fearlessly predicts the end of the hard market

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Soaring above the pile

December 5, 2019 The CIP Society - Insurance Institute of Canada

Does it become an ethical issue when claims workloads start to pile too high?