Insurers Turn to Predictive Modeling for Pricing: Towers Perrin

More insurers are turning to predictive modeling tools –and moving away from more traditional cost-based approaches—to determine pricing.
Personal lines carriers use the tools more …

Wind Research Facility Takes on a $200 Million Foe: Local Storms

A one-of-a-kind research facility will address a $200 million wind issue for the insurance industry when it breaks ground late next year.
Dubbed the … makes its New Brunswick debut

A new Insurance Brokers Association of New Brunswick (IBANB) website will help consumers locate local brokers and receive quotes online.
The website is part …

IBC, Police Promote Do-It-Yourself Accident Reports in Quebec

More Quebec drivers should make use of a do-it-yourself accident report instead of calling the police, say police officials in Quebec.
Even though province’s Accident …

Justifying Web 2.0: Answers for the Boardroom

How should insurance executives answer board members questioning the value of Web 2.0?  One way is to address competitive advantage, according to analysts …

Downturn Nudges ERM Forward

A push toward greater transparency is accelerating the P&C industry’s enterprise risk management (ERM) activities, but companies are still wary of disclosing too …

Bulletin: Seneca College Offers P&C Program

Ontario-based Seneca College has added a P&C Insurance Program to its business curriculum, offering a 14-week program that includes risk management, sales and  …

Briefly…Marsh Offers “Rush” Pandemic Assessment

A new service from Marsh Risk Consulting will quickly guide organizations
through pandemic planning and recovery. The consultancy’s Rapid

Briefly…Broker Video Touts Career Opportunities

Job seekers looking for a career in the insurance industry can hear directly from insurance brokers via a new online video. The Insurance …

New Chubb product protects against range of media risks

A new insurance product offers organizations in Canada and the U.S. protection against a broader array of both traditional and emerging media-related exposures.
Chubb Insurance …

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