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Wider mandate for Ontario’s auto insurance regulator would be welcomed

January 19, 2017 by Angela Stelmakowich

A wide mandate for the body regulating Ontario’s auto insurance sector – one that promotes competition, innovation and responsiveness – would be welcomed, Karin Ots, senior vice president of regulatory and government relations for Aviva Canada, suggested Thursday during a

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Panama Papers creating more scrutiny around offshore structures

June 24, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

The Panama Papers situation seems to be creating more scrutiny and less sympathy to offshore structures for tax purposes among regulators in Canada and this could spur greater disclosure demands, suggested Shea Small, a partner and international and business strategy

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Insurance industry needs to catch up, huge advantage for first-movers in sharing economy: Nelis

June 6, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

The sharing economy is not a new concept, but because it moves so quickly today, the insurance industry must innovate to catch up and reap the benefits, David Nelis, national CoE leader – casualty for Aon Risk Services, suggested last

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Automated vehicle technology likely to eventually be mandatory: seminar speaker

June 3, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

Life-saving automated vehicle technology – some of which is now available and will certainly be part of semi-autonomous and autonomous vehicles – will likely become required in the future, Kate Browne, senior vice president and claims counsel for Swiss Re,

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Ontario auto reforms should help cut transaction costs: Cameron

May 11, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

If things unfold as intended, Ontario’s auto insurance reforms should help reduce transaction costs that have long been an issue for the entire system, James Cameron, president of Cameron & Associates, suggested during an industry event Tuesday. “The goal of