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How brokers like BFL are recruiting talent to serve large international accounts

August 13, 2021 by Greg Meckbach

Uncertainty over mega-brokerage mergers provide an opportunity for other brokerages to acquire quality talent, a senior manager with Montreal-based BFL Canada suggests. “Recently, firms like BFL have reinforced their large account talent pool with various leaders, claims, captive experts, surety

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The ‘unfair advantages’ in commercial auto

April 13, 2021 by Greg Meckbach

New commercial auto clients may suffer an unfair disadvantage if they operate small truck fleets, an Ontario broker suggests. In Ontario, individual truck drivers who decide to start their own trucking firm may have no option but to have their

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Brokers urged to plan now for eventual return to the office

May 4, 2020 by David Gambrill

Canadian brokers are now turning their minds towards returning back to the office safely while the novel coronavirus pandemic is still underway and a vaccine has yet to be developed. Brokerages across Canada will need to be aware of what

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Supreme Court Orphan Well ruling: the impact on brokers one year later

March 4, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

If you place pollution liability coverage, you could be hearing from banks and lenders concerned about oil and gas producers potentially going bankrupt. Inquiries about environment impairment liability are on the rise for at least one major Canadian brokerage following