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CVS Says It Will Keep Aetna in Connecticut’s Capital City

Jan 16, 2018 CVS Health Corp. said Friday it has “no plans” to move Aetna from Connecticut’s capital city, reversing last year’s announcement by the insurance...

Here Are Some Post-Brexit Scenarios Being Discussed for UK Financial Services

Jan 16, 2018 A stand-off between Britain and the European Union over the future of London’s vast financial services industry is shaping up as one of...

Randall & Quilter Sells Insurance Services & Captive Mgmt. Operations to Davies Group

Jan 16, 2018 Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. (R&Q) announced the sale of its Insurance Services and Captive Management...

Argo Group Renews Harambee Re Sidecar Reinsurer for 2018

Jan 16, 2018 Argo Group International Holdings Ltd., the international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, announced the renewal of Harambee Re Ltd. as...

Property Casualty 360

3 steps to disaster-proofing your insurance agency

Jan 16, 2018 It’s vital that everyone in your office understands what to do when business as usual is jeopardized by an unforeseen event.

3 ways agents can control workers’ comp costs

Jan 16, 2018 The path to controlling workers’ comp costs begins with making certain that all relevant information is current and accurate, down to the smallest...

20 safest airlines to fly with in 2018

Jan 16, 2018 To recognize those leading the way, AirlineRatings.com released its annual list of the world's safest airlines. Of the 409 airlines it monitors, 20 stand out as...

Who's using what in P&C insurance: Jan. 15, 2018

Jan 15, 2018 Insurance technology news from MetLife, Crawford & Company, Sapiens, StoneRiver, Appulate, Indium, Convelo Insurance Group, SIUPREM,...

Claims Journal

GM Drops Steering Wheel, Gives Robot Driver Control

Jan 16, 2018 Next year, General Motors Co. will no longer need an engineer in the front seat babysitting the robot brain that controls its self-driving Chevrolet Bolt. The steering wheel...

Autonomous Vehicles: Shifting Landscape of Contractual Liabilities Between OEMs and Tech Companies

Jan 16, 2018 Times are changing for the automotive industry. The introduction of autonomous vehicles (AVs) is changing the players involved in...

December Cold Snap Considered a Freak of Nature

Jan 12, 2018 Consider this cold comfort: A quick study of the brutal American cold snap found that the Arctic blast really wasn’t global warming but a freak of nature. Frigid weather like...

Business News: ClaimRide, Symbility, Agero, Starr Companies

Jan 12, 2018 ClaimRide Partners With Turo in the Vehicle Replacement Market ClaimRide, the leading facilitator of TNC services for the insurance industry, announced a partnership...

Best's Reviews

A.M. Best Assigns Credit Ratings to Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America (Bermuda) Ltd.

Jan 15, 2018 A.M. Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating of A+ (Superior) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “aa” to...

Maryland Lawmakers Draft Bill to Create State-Based Health Insurance Mandate

Jan 15, 2018 Maryland lawmakers are preparing legislation to create a state-based health insurance mandate to stabilize the state insurance...

Zurich Insurance Names CEO for Germany Unit

Jan 15, 2018 Zurich Insurance Co. Ltd. has named Carsten Schildknecht as the chief executive officer of its Germany unit, replacing Marcus Nagel, who according to the group has left...

Centene Faces Class-Action Lawsuit Over Doctor Access

Jan 15, 2018 Consumers who bought health insurance from Centene Corp. have filed a class-action federal lawsuit against the company and two subsidiaries, alleging they...

Business Insurance

Contaminated baby food recall spreads to 83 countries

Jan 15, 2018 Emmanuel Besnier, chief executive of France-based dairy giant Groupe Lactalis S.A., said that the salmonella scandal at...

Chubb merges Mexican units

Jan 15, 2018 Switzerland-based insurer Chubb Ltd. has merged its Mexican units, bringing the operations with ABA Seguros S.A. de C.V. and Chubb de Mexico Compania de Seguros S.A. under...

Insurers look to identify potential risks in D&O cover

Jan 15, 2018 Eden Fletcher, director of financial services group at Aon Corporation Australia Ltd., said that insurers are...

Magnitude-7.1 quake hits southern Peru

Jan 15, 2018 The U.S. Geological Survey said that a 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck the coast of southern Peru on Jan. 14 causing several homes and roads to...