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Specialty rises to the Top

August 1, 2018 by Canadian Underwriter

Specialty Lines insurance is quickly becoming the new commercial standard, thanks to the meltdown of the vanilla CGL policy. Here’s why you can expect to reach out to specialty markets more often in the future.

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How to best insure clients against kidnappers

July 16, 2018 by Jason Contant

While kidnap and ransom (K&R) insurance is one type of insurance nobody wants to have to use, there are a few things that should be kept top of mind for brokers placing the coverage. The most important consideration revolves around

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Insurers jumping out of the trampoline business

July 8, 2018 by Jason Contant

Canadian insurers are jumping out of the trampoline business. Gina Bennett, vice president of Markel Canada’s western region, told Canadian Underwriter Thursday that there are few markets to approach for trampoline risks, as most sports insurance carriers have exited writing

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Shop Canadian when selling marine, brokers advised

July 4, 2018 by Jason Contant

Brokers interested in selling marine insurance should target coverholders and managing general agents (MGAs) in Canada rather than going straight to the London market, a senior marine surveyor told Canadian Underwriter recently. “There are a lot of MGAs and coverholders

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Join WICC’s Golf Beach Party on July 11

June 20, 2018 WICC Ontario

TORONTO, June 20, 2018 /insPRESS/ – WICC Ontario’s Golf Fundraiser takes place again at the beautiful Angus Glen Golf Club. In our 19th year, we have something enjoyable for everyone! Get into our BEACH THEME and wear your best Hawaiian

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New cyber product covers pre-policy breaches, personal phone use for work

May 24, 2018 by Jason Contant

Addressing two major gaps in cyber coverage for small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) inspired the launch this week of Cyberboxx by new managing general agent (MGA) Boxx Insurance. CyberBoxx addresses: 1) breaches before the policy commencement date, and 2) employees

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New MGA promises to “redefine” cyber risk business in Canadian P&C market

May 22, 2018 by Jason Contant

Boxx Insurance, a new managing general agent (MGA) based in Toronto, has launched its flagship product Cyberboxx to help customers comply with the new data privacy legislation expected to become law in November. Federal mandatory data breach regulations will take

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Boxx Insurance launches Cyberboxx™ to protect small business cyber security and prepare for new data regulation

May 22, 2018 Boxx Insurance

TORONTO, May 22, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Boxx, a new insurance MGA based in Toronto, officially launched its flag-ship product Cyberboxx™ today with a clear mission – to make the internet a safer place for small to medium sized enterprises and

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Canadian Broker Network sells South Western Group Ltd. to MGA investment group

May 7, 2018 by David Gambrill

Canadian Broker Network (CBN), a network of independent insurance brokers, has sold managing general agent South Western Insurance Group Limited (SWG) to Three Holdings Inc. CBN said the transaction will allow its member brokerages to focus their efforts on creating

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One theory why Lloyd’s underwrites so much Canadian business

May 6, 2018 by David Gambrill

Insurance professionals fresh to Canada’s property and casualty insurance market from Europe may notice how much of Canada’s commercial business is underwritten by Lloyd’s of London. “Lloyd’s (as a market) is again the largest commercial writer in Canada [in 2017],

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Mo Kaur named president and chief operating officer of Premier Group

April 30, 2018 by Jason Contant

Vancouver-based managing underwriting agency (MUA) Premier Group announced Monday that Mo Kaur will assume the role of president and chief operating officer. Kaur has been part of Premier for six years, serving as senior vice president for the past five

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Royal Accolade for CFC Underwriting: Specialist insurance provider receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise

April 23, 2018 CFC Underwriting

LONDON, UK, April 21, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Specialist insurance provider CFC is proud to announce that Her Majesty The Queen has approved the Prime Minister’s recommendation that CFC should receive a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category. Winners