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Alonso Tello To Lead AXA XL's New Canada Captive Practice

AXA XL has launched a local captive practice in Canada that will be led by Alonso Y. Tello, whose appointment is part of AXA XL's continued growth to bring in top talent and expand the group's services for Canadian large commercial customers and brokers.
September 10, 2019 Read More
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US Commercial Insurance Prices Pick Up Significantly

US commercial insurance prices increased by nearly 4 percent in the second quarter of 2019 compared to prices charged during the second quarter of 2018, according to Willis Towers Watson's latest "Commercial Lines Insurance Pricing Survey."
September 10, 2019 Read More
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World Economy Has Record-High Protection Gap of $1.2 Trillion

Today's world economy is less resilient than in 2007, according to the Swiss Re Institute and the London School of Economics. They posit that insurers could boost global financial resilience by closing a record-high $1.2 trillion composite protection gap for 3 areas of risk: natural catastrophes, mortality, and healthcare spending.
September 09, 2019 Read More
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Anne Marie Towle Joins Hylant Group

Veteran captive management executive Anne Marie Towle has joined Hylant Group, Inc., a major Toledo, Ohio-based insurance broker, where, as senior vice president, she will be involved in a wide variety of captive consulting and management responsibilities.
September 09, 2019 Read More
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Environmental Risks: The Perils of an "Unlikely" Loss Event

Industries such as self-storage facilities, dry cleaner chains, and real estate face environmental risks that are not obvious and are often overlooked. Middle market businesses subject to uncommon environmental risks that may lead to significant losses could benefit greatly from the cost-effective risk coverages afforded through a captive insurance company.
September 09, 2019 Read More
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Global Reinsurance Sector's Trajectory Is Stable

Total capital dedicated to the global reinsurance industry was $559 billion midyear 2019, according to Willis Re's latest "Reinsurance Market Report." Fitch Ratings also reports a stable 2020 outlook for the global reinsurance sector.
September 06, 2019 Read More
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North American P&C Sector Exhibits Steady Performance

Fitch Ratings reported that higher investment income and modestly weaker calendar-year underwriting margins kept operating performance for North American property and casualty (P&C) insurers steady during the first half of 2019.
September 06, 2019 Read More

Risk Strategies Fortifies Captive Expertise with RMA Acquisition

Insurance brokerage and risk management firm Risk Strategies has acquired Risk Management Advisors (RMA) to bolster the firm's expertise in captive insurance, self-insurance, and other alternatives to traditional insurance.
September 05, 2019 Read More
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WTW's Paul McNiff To Grow Employee Benefits Captives

Willis Towers Watson has expanded its benefit financing team in North America with the appointment of Paul McNiff who will consult with employers in all areas of global benefit financing and, specifically, employee benefit captives.
September 05, 2019 Read More
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Insurance Sector Less Concerned about Silent Cyber Claims

According to Willis Re, the insurance sector is considerably less concerned about silent cyber exposures than it was in 2018. The finding applies to all commercial lines of business and industry groups.
September 05, 2019 Read More
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