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ICLR to host workshop on sea level rise on Sept. 9

August 30, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) will be hosting a workshop on sea level rise on Sept. 9. Titled Rising Sea Level is Not a Flooding Event, the workshop will be held between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. EST

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Frank Cowan introduces drone endorsements for liability and property policies

August 28, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Frank Cowan Company announced on Friday that its liability and property policies can now be enhanced with endorsements to cover drones. The Princeton, Ont.-based managing general agent said in a statement that the drone/unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) coverage “is intended

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Challenging Climate

August 1, 2016 Thomas Coleman, Chief Research Officer; and Alex LaPlante, Research Associate, Global Risk Institute

The world’s insurance industry is inherently susceptible to climate change-related risks. However, being so deeply integrated in society means insurers are well-positioned to promote global resilience to climate change through implementing related risk management and mitigation processes, as well as through continued international collaboration.

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The Over/Under on Property Insurance

July 15, 2016 Timothy Zimmerman and Ari Singer

The importance of determining the value of a commercial property when applying for insurance

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Sizable U.S. property insurance price hike only expected in wake of a record hurricane year: Fitch

June 2, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Hurricane losses in the United States equal to at least 15% of industry aggregate surplus in 2016 would likely promote a shift toward positive pricing movement, although any upward movement would be dampened by existing underwriting capacity for primary and