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"Who Got Caught" with Barry Zalma

 

In this first edition of "Who Got Caught?” Barry Zalma comments on crime and appropriate punishment in workers compensation fraud.  Mr. Zalma, an internationally recognized insurance lawyer, consultant and expert witness, will narrate the new WRIN.tv series, “Who Got Caught?” focusing on the apprehension of perpetrators of  fraud…from healthcare and workers comp fraud, to murder for life insurance, arson for profit, and more…

 

For more on Barry Zalma, visit his website at: www.zalma.com.
 

 

 

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"Water is the new wind" in hurricane risk, according to Dr. Robert Muir-Wood of RMS.

WRIN.tv speaks with Robert Muir-Wood, RMS Chief Research Officer, at the Ex-ceed-ance Conference 2014. Here, Dr. Muir-Wood discusses the upcoming hurricane season and the difference between wind and storm surge risk.  Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Apr 2014

Softening rates, growing alternative capital, and growth in Middle East/North Africa – Jon Guy comments on trends in reinsurance.

Softening rates, growing alternative capital, and growth in Middle East/North Africa – Jon Guy comments on trends in reinsurance.

Jon Guy, Editorial Director of reinsurance magazine, joins WRIN.tv to discuss the impact of softening rates, the commitment of alternative capital, the effect of lower reinsurance pricing on the primary market, and the search for growth among reinsurers in Asia/Pacific and Middle East/North Africa.   Watch more

Comments(0) 15 Apr 2014

Appellate Court decision has far-reaching implications for RRGs, according to Joe Deems, Executive Director of the National Risk Retention Association

Appellate Court decision has far-reaching implications for RRGs, according to Joe Deems, Executive Director of the National Risk Retention Association

Joe Deems, executive director of the National Risk Retention Association, discusses a recent ruling by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in NY in a four-year-old case that pit a victim of sexual abuse against Allied Professionals Insurance Company.      Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Apr 2014

Global Roundup features Heartbleed cyber risk, TRIA renewal, ACA & HHS Updates, Willis on pricing, Census stats on hurricane risk and CSU’s Hurricane Season Forecast

Global Roundup features Heartbleed cyber risk, TRIA renewal, ACA & HHS Updates, Willis on pricing, Census stats on hurricane risk and CSU’s Hurricane Season Forecast

Global Roundup features Heartbleed cyber risk, TRIA renewal, ACA & HHS Updates, Willis on pricing, Census stats on hurricane risk and CSU’s Hurricane Season Forecast.     Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Apr 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: April 7-11, 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: April 7-11, 2014

 WRIN.tv Week in Review features our Global Roundup: Aon Benfield on 4/1 reinsurance renewals, Hiscox’s EPL litigation study, AIG’s lawsuit, ACE’s new Cyber Risk Practice, and Celent’s Model Insurer Report;  New Product Spotlight features Allied World U.S., FICO, XL, SSQ Financial Group, and the EU’s Sentinel-1a satellite.   Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Apr 2014

New Product Spotlight features Allied World U.S., FICO, XL, SSQ Financial Group, and the EU’s Sentinel-1a satellite.

New Product Spotlight features Allied World U.S., FICO, XL, SSQ Financial Group, and the EU’s Sentinel-1a satellite.

New Product Spotlight features Allied World U.S., FICO, XL, SSQ Financial Group, and the EU’s Sentinel-1a satellite.    Watch more

Comments(0) 08 Apr 2014

Global Roundup features Aon Benfield on April 1 reinsurance renewals, Hiscox’s EPL litigation study, AIG’s lawsuit vs. NYS Dept. of Finance, ACE’s new Cyber Risk Practice, and Celent’s Model Insurer Report.

Global Roundup features Aon Benfield on April 1 reinsurance renewals, Hiscox’s EPL litigation study, AIG’s lawsuit vs. NYS Dept. of Finance, ACE’s new Cyber Risk Practice, and Celent’s Model Insurer Report.

Global Roundup features Aon Benfield on April 1 reinsurance renewals, Hiscox’s EPL litigation study, AIG’s lawsuit vs. NYS Dept. of Finance, ACE’s new Cyber Risk Practice, and Celent’s Model Insurer Report.    Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Apr 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: March 31 - April 4, 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: March 31 - April 4, 2014

 WRIN.tv Week in Review features our Global Roundup on Swiss Re's Nat Cat study, FCA, Wolters Kluwer market conduct study, ERM study, ACA, two-part interview with Dr. Robert Hartwig from the III; and DIMA CEO on upcoming EIF.    Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Apr 2014

Insurers face changes due to TRIA, ACA, NFIP and the FIO…according to Dr. Robert Hartwig of III.

Insurers face changes due to TRIA, ACA, NFIP and the FIO…according to Dr. Robert Hartwig of III.

In Part 2 of WRIN.tv’s discussion with Dr. Bob Hartwig, the president of the Insurance Information Institute (III) addresses a range of activities by the U.S. federal government that affect the insurance industry, including the TRIA, the ACA, the NFIP and the FIO.  Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Apr 2014

European Insurance Forum to focus on “seismic shifts” and commemorate DIMA’s 25th anniversary, according to DIMA CEO.

European Insurance Forum to focus on “seismic shifts” and commemorate DIMA’s 25th anniversary, according to DIMA CEO.

CEO of Dublin International Insurance Management Association comments on “25 at 25” initiative commemorating DIMA’s 25th Anniversary and “seismic shifts” theme at European Insurance Forum (15-16 May).  Watch more

Comments(0) 02 Apr 2014

Q1 winter storm losses were large but manageable, while Nat CAT potential remains high for rest of year…according to III’s Dr. Robert Hartwig.

Q1 winter storm losses were large but manageable, while Nat CAT potential remains high for rest of year…according to III’s Dr. Robert Hartwig.

WRIN.tv welcomed Dr. Robert Hartwig, President of the Insurance Information Institute (III), to discuss how recent winter storms and record drought in the U.S. will affect Q1 2014 results for insurers and the market overall.    Watch more

Comments(0) 01 Apr 2014

Global Roundup features the FCA’s review of personal lines policies, Swiss Re on global CAT losses, Wolters Kluwer on regulatory and risk management concerns, McKinsey and RMA on ERM at banks, and the ACA’s deadline extension and HSS new risk assessment t

Global Roundup features the FCA’s review of personal lines policies, Swiss Re on global CAT losses, Wolters Kluwer on regulatory and risk management concerns, McKinsey and RMA on ERM at banks, and the ACA’s deadline extension and HSS new risk assessment t

Global Roundup features the FCA’s review of personal lines policies, Swiss Re on global CAT losses, Wolters Kluwer on regulatory and risk management concerns, McKinsey and RMA on ERM at banks, and the ACA’s deadline extension and HSS new risk assessment tool.   Watch more

Comments(0) 31 Mar 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: March 24–28, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: March 24–28, 2014.

 WRIN.tv Week in Review features our Global Roundup on UK pensions and investments, CIPPIB, ACA and Energy; A.M. Best’s outlook for Life & Annuity and Health Insurance sectors; Ty Sagalow on insurance innovation and new products in 2014.  Watch more

Comments(0) 28 Mar 2014

Health insurers face many unknowns…and earnings pressure, but outlook is “stable” according to A.M. Best.

Health insurers face many unknowns…and earnings pressure, but outlook is “stable” according to A.M. Best.

Health insurers face dramatic changes and many challenges, but A.M. Best sees “stable” outlook due to diversification and lower, but favorable earnings through 2015.   Watch more

Comments(0) 27 Mar 2014

A.M. Best reviews “stable” outlook for U.S. Life & Annuity segment.

A.M. Best reviews “stable” outlook for U.S. Life & Annuity segment.

The U.S. Life & Annuity sector is poised for both challenges and opportunities in 2014.  A.M. Best analysts discuss the impact of the economy and regulatory changes on the segment, and the rating agency’s “stable” outlook.   Watch more

Comments(0) 26 Mar 2014

Growth through innovation. Ty Sagalow comments, and predicts new product focus for 2014

Growth through innovation. Ty Sagalow comments, and predicts new product focus for 2014

EY and Deloitte see innovation as a key driver of growth for insurers. WRIN.tv analyst Ty Sagalow assesses progress in new product development and predicts four areas of likely innovation in 2014.  Watch more

Comments(0) 25 Mar 2014

Global Roundup features UK’s “pension revolution”, a bigger ACA bailout for US health insurers, CPPIB’s acquisition of Wilton Re, Marsh on Energy cyber-risk, and Ethisphere’s most ethical companies

Global Roundup features UK’s “pension revolution”, a bigger ACA bailout for US health insurers, CPPIB’s acquisition of Wilton Re, Marsh on Energy cyber-risk, and Ethisphere’s most ethical companies

  WRIN.tv’s Global Roundup features UK’s “pension revolution”, a bigger ACA bailout for US health insurers, CPPIB’s acquisition of Wilton Re, Marsh on Energy cyber-risk, and Ethisphere’s most ethical companies.  Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Mar 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: March 17-21, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: March 17-21, 2014.

 Global Roundup: losses from missing Malaysian flight; reaction from PCI and NAMIC on NFIP Senate vote, Towers Watson CEO survey, esurance App; President Obama pitchs ACA on "Between Two Ferns";  Property Casualty Briefing; and A.M. Best reviews reinsurance market.   Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Mar 2014

Robust capital creating a “stable” reinsurance market in 2014, according to A.M. Best.

Robust capital creating a “stable” reinsurance market in 2014, according to A.M. Best.

A.M. Best VP Robert DeRose discusses how the current economic environment and low interest rates have attracted capital to the reinsurance market. With capacity plentiful and reinsurance prices down, A.M. Best maintains a “stable” outlook for 2014.   Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Mar 2014

PCI's Tom Glassic Assesses the TRIA Renewal Debate in Washington; Believes Renewal is Imminent.

PCI's Tom Glassic Assesses the TRIA Renewal Debate in Washington; Believes Renewal is Imminent.

In this edition of P&C Briefing, WRIN.tv welcomes Tom Glassic, VP of Policy & Government Relations at PCI, in a report from Capitol Hill on the renewal status of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA).   Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Mar 2014

Global Roundup features Losses from Malaysia Airlines Flight; Senate Vote on NFIP; Tower Watson’s CFO Survey; esurance Smartphone Appraisals, and President Obama Pitches ACA with Zach Galifianakis.

Global Roundup features Losses from Malaysia Airlines Flight; Senate Vote on NFIP; Tower Watson’s CFO Survey; esurance Smartphone Appraisals, and President Obama Pitches ACA with Zach Galifianakis.

  Features: loss estimates from missing Malaysia Airliner, NAMIC and PCI respond to U.S. Senate reforms to the NFIP, Towers Watson’s survey of North American P&C CFOs, esurance’s new real-time smartphone auto appraisals, President Obama pitches ACA on Zach Galifianakis’s web series.   Watch more

Comments(0) 17 Mar 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: March 10-14, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: March 10-14, 2014.

 A.M. Best personal and commercial lines ratings; SIFMA ILS Conference interviews with S&P and AIR Worldwide; IRMI Energy Risk and Insurance Conference Pacific Offshore Drilling, AmWINS, Apache Corporation, XL Insurance,Liskow & Lewis and John L. Wortham.  Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Mar 2014

A.M. Best explains its “negative” outlook on the commercial lines P&C sector.

A.M. Best explains its “negative” outlook on the commercial lines P&C sector.

In highlights from A.M. Best’s First Monday series, host John Weber welcomes Andrew Colannino and Rich Attanasio, vice presidents at A.M. Best, to discuss the recent shifts in the property-casualty market.     Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Mar 2014

Multi-well pad drilling is forcing energy risk managers to rethink their OEE coverage, according to AmWINS.

Multi-well pad drilling is forcing energy risk managers to rethink their OEE coverage, according to AmWINS.

Risks in the oil patch have changed dramatically over the years: from conventional drilling to horizontal drilling to the pairing of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing and now multi-well drilling   Watch more

Comments(0) 12 Mar 2014

Communication can help brokers and energy clients reduce pervasive insurance litigation, according to Liskow & Lewis.

Communication can help brokers and energy clients reduce pervasive insurance litigation, according to Liskow & Lewis.

Litigation in the energy field is pervasive and can be contentious given the significant values involved in claims, says Bill Pugh, Oil and Gas team lead at the law firm of Liskow & Lewis.    Watch more

Comments(0) 12 Mar 2014

“Plan and rehearse” for a crisis – how energy risk managers earn their position, according to John L. Wortham & Son.

“Plan and rehearse” for a crisis – how energy risk managers earn their position, according to John L. Wortham & Son.

WRIN.tv speaks with Bruce Bicarell, Managing Director at John L. Wortham & Son, at the 2014 IRMI Energy Risk and Insurance Conference about challenges facing energy risk managers.    Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Mar 2014

Fracking litigation may be scarce, but cyber exposures remain a focus for energy insurers.

Fracking litigation may be scarce, but cyber exposures remain a focus for energy insurers.

According to Denton Kernodle, Director of Risk Management at Apache Corporation, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) was a major topic and concern of underwriters and insurers at the 2014 IRMI Energy Risk and Insurance Conference.   Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Mar 2014

Technology presents new risks and risk management tools for energy companies

Technology presents new risks and risk management tools for energy companies

Technology is having a significant impact on the development and distribution of energy, according to Cathy Duffy, SVP and Underwriting manager at XL in Bermuda. Oil companies are now able to move into areas that they thought had been closed    Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Mar 2014

Diversification driving growth in ILS market, according to S&P.

Diversification driving growth in ILS market, according to S&P.

At the recent SIFMA IRLS Conference in New York, WRIN.tv spoke with Gary Martucci, Director of S&P’s Financial Services Ratings Group, about developments in the Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) market.   Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Mar 2014

Lack of specialized talent, new technology and client safety demands are risk management concerns for offshore drilling companies.

Lack of specialized talent, new technology and client safety demands are risk management concerns for offshore drilling companies.

The lack of specialized talent in the offshore drilling industry today is a major risk management concern, according to Roy Hock, Insurance and Claims Manager at Pacific Offshore Drilling.  Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Mar 2014

Integration and new models will enhance flow of capital into new lines of business, according to AIR.

Integration and new models will enhance flow of capital into new lines of business, according to AIR.

At the recent SIFMA conference in New York, WRIN.tv spoke with Rob Newbold, SVP of Business Development and Client Services for AIR in the Americas, about recent trends in modeling for the ILS space and the impact it is having on the market.    Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Mar 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: March 3-7, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: March 3-7, 2014.

  Global Roundup: European Flood risks, UK's ELTO, Singapore, Valdius Re, Warren Buffet's annual letter to shareholders; Ty Sagalow on cyber crimes; SIFMA Conference-Steve Evans, PCS; IRMI Conference-Jack Gibson, Sloan Mason, Liberty Mutual.   Watch more

Comments(0) 09 Mar 2014

Fracking, pollution and transportation seen as emerging energy risks, according to Liberty Mutual.

Fracking, pollution and transportation seen as emerging energy risks, according to Liberty Mutual.

Brooke Shirazi, a senior underwriter specializing in the energy segment for Liberty Mutual, provided her perspective on navigating emerging energy risks in a conversation with WRIN.tv during the 2014 IMRI Energy Risk and Insurance Conference.    Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Mar 2014

Oil and petrochemical risks subject to rigorous underwriting, according to Sloan Mason.

Oil and petrochemical risks subject to rigorous underwriting, according to Sloan Mason.

Anthony Dorn of Sloan Mason provides insight on oil and petrochemical insurance risks. In this discussion at the 2014 IRMI Energy Risk and Insurance Conference, he says property/casualty insurance programs in these energy segments are highly specialized and subject to demanding underwriting requirements.  Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Mar 2014

Environmental, Property, Cyber and Reputation risks the key topics at IRMI Energy Conference

Environmental, Property, Cyber and Reputation risks the key topics at IRMI Energy Conference

WRIN.tv speaks with IRMI CEO Jack Gibson, and Millie Workman, IRMI Director of Training and Education, at the second annual IRMI Energy Risk and Insurance Conference in Houston.   Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Mar 2014

Cat Bond market shaping up well for 2014, according to Property Claims Services

Cat Bond market shaping up well for 2014, according to Property Claims Services

WRIN.tv spoke with Tom Johansmeyer from Property Claim Services (PCS) about the state of the CAT bond market during the recent SIFMA Insurance and Risk Linked Securities Conference in New York.  According to Mr Johansmeyer, the 2013 issuance year was "interesting" on several levels. Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Mar 2014

Strong IRLS market still not meeting investor demand, says Artemis Owner/Editor Steve Evans from SIFMA Conference.

Strong IRLS market still not meeting investor demand, says Artemis Owner/Editor Steve Evans from SIFMA Conference.

The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) held its annual Insurance and Risk Linked Securities (IRLS) Conference in NY this week.  WRIN.tv caught up with our newest contributor, Steve Evans, owner and editor of Artemis,   Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Mar 2014

The growing cyber crime wave and how to manage exposures, with Ty Sagalow.

The growing cyber crime wave and how to manage exposures, with Ty Sagalow.

In the wake of recent hi-profile cyber crimes, Ty Sagalow, president of Innovation Insurance Group, provides insight on the magnitude of the risk, and how retailers and the insurance industry might best manage the growing exposure.    Watch more

Comments(0) 04 Mar 2014

Global Roundup: Growing European flood risk, Validus Re vs. IRS on excise tax, Warren Buffet’s Letter to Shareholders; ELTO inquiries and Singapore’s Risk Management Framework.

Global Roundup: Growing European flood risk, Validus Re vs. IRS on excise tax, Warren Buffet’s Letter to Shareholders; ELTO inquiries and Singapore’s Risk Management Framework.

  Featuring growing European flood risk, Validus Re vs. IRS on excise tax, Warren Buffet’s Letter to Shareholders; ELTO inquiries and Singapore’s Risk Management Framework.     Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Mar 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: February 24-28, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: February 24-28, 2014.

  Global Roundup: Booz Allen Hamilton looks at the roles of the CRO and Chief Info. Security Officer, Deloitte on cyber risk programs, IRC warns P&C industry; Aon, BMI; Marsh’s David Batchelor on outlook for US insurance rates;  and A.M. Best First Monday on Malaysia.  Watch more

Comments(0) 02 Mar 2014

Malaysian non-life sector bolstered by strong economy and regulation changes, according to A.M. Best

Malaysian non-life sector bolstered by strong economy and regulation changes, according to A.M. Best

In this edition of First Monday, host John Weber welcomes Jeff Yeung, an Associate Director at A.M. Best in Hong Kong, to discuss how strong economic fundamentals and changes in regulation in Malaysia will affect the non-life insurance sector going forward.   Watch more

Comments(0) 27 Feb 2014

U.S. insurance rates look stable in 2014 says President of Marsh International.

U.S. insurance rates look stable in 2014 says President of Marsh International.

Marsh’s U.S. Insurance Market Report is discussed in Part 2 ofthis two-part interview with David Batchelor, President of Marsh’s International division.   Watch more

Comments(0) 26 Feb 2014

President of Marsh International explains downward trend in global insurance pricing.

President of Marsh International explains downward trend in global insurance pricing.

Marsh’s Global Insurance Market - Quarterly Briefing indicates that insurance pricing is generally down in all regions except the U.S.  In Part 1 of this two-part interview, David Batchelor, President of Marsh’s International division, explains trends in property, casualty and financial lines.  Watch more

Comments(0) 25 Feb 2014

Global Roundup features Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte, Insurance Research Council, Aon and BMI.

Global Roundup features Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte, Insurance Research Council, Aon and BMI.

  Booz Allen Hamilton- White Paper on Enterprise Security Strategies; Deloitte’s Cyber Risk Services practice on the growing gap between security investment and effectiveness; IRC on the Affordable Care Act; Aon Risk Solutions; and  BMI identifies attractive growth markets for insurance.    Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Feb 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: February 17-21, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: February 17-21, 2014.

 New Product Spotlight featuring Berkshire Hathaway, CIGNA, AXA, Hyundai Marine & Fire, & MMD Ins. Services; A.M. Best on U.S. Health Insurers and HMOs; Ty Sagalow on the Oasis Loss Modeling Framework; and NAMIC’s CEO Chuck Chamness on his involvement with St. Baldricks.     Watch more

Comments(0) 23 Feb 2014

NAMIC CEO’s Personal Connection to Children’s Cancer Research…and St. Baldrick’s

NAMIC CEO’s Personal Connection to Children’s Cancer Research…and St. Baldrick’s

In the U.S., some 175,000 children will be diagnosed with cancer in 2014. In fact, more children die each year of cancer than any other childhood disease. Even with these staggering figures, childhood cancers receive just 4% of the U.S. federal funding dedicated to cancer research.     Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Feb 2014

Ty Sagalow assesses the impact of new Oasis Loss Modelling Framework on product development.

Ty Sagalow assesses the impact of new Oasis Loss Modelling Framework on product development.

Oasis Loss Modelling Framework unveiled a significant development in the modelling of natural catastrophes it promises to promote the creation of internal models, support reinsurance negotiation and regulatory compliance, and cost reduction.   Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Feb 2014

HMOs/U.S. Health Insurers experience a decline in impairments, according to A.M. Best

HMOs/U.S. Health Insurers experience a decline in impairments, according to A.M. Best

In this edition of First Monday, A.M. Best AVP Sally Rosen discusses trends in impairments over the past several years, the impact of tightened financial standards and capital requirements, increased competition, and open enrollment in healthcare exchanges.  Watch more

Comments(0) 18 Feb 2014

New Product Spotlight features Berkshire Hathaway, Cigna, AXA, Hyundai Marine & Fire, and MMD Insurance Services

New Product Spotlight features Berkshire Hathaway, Cigna, AXA, Hyundai Marine & Fire, and MMD Insurance Services

WRIN.tv’s New Product Spotlight features Berkshire Hathaway new D&O policy, Cigna ProtecN'GO', AXA commissin flex Landlord policy, Hyundai Marine & Fire Four Evils Insurance, and MMD Insurance Services Cannabis Coverage products.     Watch more

Comments(0) 17 Feb 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: February 10–14, 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: February 10–14, 2014

 Global Roundup featuring PwC CEO Survey, Accenture Research on the changing insurance customer buying habits, Barclays, RSA and the Tower Group; A.M. Best "optimistic" about U.S. economy; and a 2-part discussion on the proposed changes to FASB.   Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Feb 2014

A.M. Best is optimistic about U.S. economy in 2014.

A.M. Best is optimistic about U.S. economy in 2014.

Economic conditions can help lift results among insurance companies, or make for difficult headwinds.  As we head into 2014, several questions about the U.S. economy remain unanswered,    Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Feb 2014

Why hopes of a global accounting standard are “unrealistic” and some proposals “unnecessary”, as the EY Regulatory Series continues.

Why hopes of a global accounting standard are “unrealistic” and some proposals “unnecessary”, as the EY Regulatory Series continues.

In Part 2 of this edition of the EY Global Regulatory Series, host Bob Stein continues his conversation with EY partner Jennifer Weiner and SCOR’s Jerry de St. Paer on the proposed FASB standards and the differences between the FASB and the IASB proposals.    Watch more

Comments(0) 12 Feb 2014

Why are FASB changes so important to insurance professionals? The answer in this edition of the EY Regulatory Series

Why are FASB changes so important to insurance professionals? The answer in this edition of the EY Regulatory Series

In this edition of the EY Global Insurance Regulatory Series, host Bob Stein is joined by EY partner Jennifer Weiner and SCOR’s Jerry de St. Paer for a discussion on the proposed FASB standards and the implications for insurance contracts.  Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Feb 2014

Global Roundup: features PwC, Accenture, Barclays, RSA and Tower Group

Global Roundup: features PwC, Accenture, Barclays, RSA and Tower Group

 PwC’s Annual Global CEO Survey, Accenture’s Global Research- customers would purchase insurance from organizations other than carriers; Barclays under scrutiny; RSA; and Tower Group Chairman resigns.  Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Feb 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: February 3 – 7, 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: February 3 – 7, 2014

 Highlights from PLUS D&O Symposium, Rick Betterley Reports on EPLI, Two-part interview with NRRA Chairman, PCI Sr. Director on legislative and regulatory challenges, Willis NA, Lloyd's on Oasis Loss Modeling Framework    Watch more

Comments(0) 09 Feb 2014

Highlights from the PLUS D&O Symposium with execs from Marsh, Morrison & Foerster and White and Williams.

Highlights from the PLUS D&O Symposium with execs from Marsh, Morrison & Foerster and White and Williams.

 At the PLUS D&O Symposium, WRIN.tv had the opportunity to speak with a number of management liability leaders. In this segment, several notable experts provide their insights on current issues.   Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Feb 2014

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U.S. Commercial P&C sector outlook is "negative” ...according to A.M. Best.

U.S. Commercial P&C sector outlook is

A.M. Best Senior Financial Analyst Andrew Colannino  discusses the U.S. commercial P&C sector... and the outlook is "negative"     Watch more

13 Jan 2014

Reinsurance Editorial Director suggests reinsurers need to "be brave...go to places where the capital markets fear to tread" in order to grow

Reinsurance Editorial Director suggests reinsurers need to

The reinsurance market has experienced quite a lot of change in recent years. Here Jon Guy, editorial director of reinsurance magazine discusses the big stories in reinsurance for the past year Watch more

13 Jan 2014

WRIN.tv Global Roundup: Lloyd's settles with Michael Jackson's estate; EIOPA’s new stress test; Record Losses in Canada; Allianz Risk Barometer; UN’s …

WRIN.tv Global Roundup: Lloyd's settles with Michael Jackson's estate; EIOPA’s new stress test; Record Losses in Canada; Allianz Risk Barometer; UN’s IPCC says Climate Warming is “Unequivocal.

Lloyd's settles with Michael Jackson's estate; EIOPA’s new stress test; Record Losses in Canada; Allianz Risk Barometer; UN’s IPCC says Climate Warming is “Unequivocal."  Watch more

20 Jan 2014

U.S. personal lines sector outlook is “stable”… according to A.M. Best

U.S. personal lines sector outlook is “stable”… according to A.M. Best

 Here Vice President  Rich Attanasio  reviews the U.S. personal lines sector in 2014 and A.M. Best’s “stable” outlook  Watch more

17 Jan 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: January 13 - January 17, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: January 13 - January 17, 2014.

EY Global Insurance Regulatory Series with EY Global Advisory Partner Rick Marx, Jon Guy from Reinsurance magazine, Joint Industry Forum with David Sampson in two part interview, A.M.Best Outook for U.S. P&C and Personal Lines sectors  Watch more

19 Jan 2014

World Economic Forum: Global Risk 2014 report with comments by executives from Marsh, Swiss Re and Zurich.

World Economic Forum: Global Risk 2014 report with comments by executives from Marsh, Swiss Re and Zurich.

The World Economic Forum reconvenes in Davos, Switzerland this week. Prior to the meeting, the World Economic Forum released its Global Risk Report, with results from this year’s Risk Perception Survey.  Watch more

21 Jan 2014

Global Reinsurance sector outlook is “stable”… according to A.M. Best

Global Reinsurance sector outlook is “stable”… according to A.M. Best

 The major reinsurance brokers reported double-digit declines in pricing at 1-1 renewals.  Here Vice President Robert DeRose reviews the global reinsurance sector.  Watch more

20 Jan 2014

U.S. Life and Annuity sector outlook is “stable”…according to A.M. Best

U.S. Life and Annuity sector outlook is “stable”…according to A.M. Best

Improving economic indicators have helped Life and Annuity companies.  Watch more

22 Jan 2014

Rick Betterley Reports: Claims, Rates and Deductibles on the Rise in the EPLI Market.

Rick Betterley Reports: Claims, Rates and Deductibles on the Rise in the EPLI Market.

Escalating claims fuelled by ongoing economic problems and slow job recovery is driving today’s EPLI Market. As a result, companies are experiencing increased rates and high deductibles not seen in other lines.     Watch more

06 Feb 2014

Health sector outlook is “stable”….according to A.M. Best

Health sector outlook is “stable”….according to A.M. Best

As the Affordable Care Act is implemented across the U.S., a clearer picture is emerging regarding its impact on Health insurers.  Watch more

23 Jan 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: January 20 - January 24, 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: January 20 - January 24, 2014

WRIN.tv Global Roundup; WEF Global Risk Report; EY Global Regulatory Series with Hank Watkins president of Lloyd's North America, & RAA president Frank Nutter; 2-part interview with Robert Rusbuldt, A.M.Best Outook - Global Reinsurance, U.S. Life and Annuity and Health sectors.  Watch more

26 Jan 2014

New Oasis loss modeling framework promises transparency and cost reduction... Lloyd's Head of Exposure Management and Reinsurance explains

New Oasis loss modeling framework promises transparency and cost reduction... Lloyd's Head of Exposure Management and Reinsurance explains

The Oasis Loss Modeling Framework launched its independent catastrophe model, which promises to deliver more transparency, flexibility and cost reduction.  Watch more

03 Feb 2014

Global Roundup: features PwC, Accenture, Barclays, RSA and Tower Group

Global Roundup: features PwC, Accenture, Barclays, RSA and Tower Group

 PwC’s Annual Global CEO Survey, Accenture’s Global Research- customers would purchase insurance from organizations other than carriers; Barclays under scrutiny; RSA; and Tower Group Chairman resigns.  Watch more

10 Feb 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: January 27 – 31, 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: January 27 – 31, 2014

Highlights from panel discussions at Joint Industry Forum, Secretary General of The Geneva Association, ICMIF Chief Executive, NAMIC President/CEO, EY Global Insurance Regulatory Series on technology & Profitability, and PLUS D&O Symposium.   Watch more

02 Feb 2014

New Product Spotlight features Berkshire Hathaway, Cigna, AXA, Hyundai Marine & Fire, and MMD Insurance Services

New Product Spotlight features Berkshire Hathaway, Cigna, AXA, Hyundai Marine & Fire, and MMD Insurance Services

WRIN.tv’s New Product Spotlight features Berkshire Hathaway new D&O policy, Cigna ProtecN'GO', AXA commissin flex Landlord policy, Hyundai Marine & Fire Four Evils Insurance, and MMD Insurance Services Cannabis Coverage products.     Watch more

17 Feb 2014

NRRA Chairman on the Affordable Care Act, the NAIC, and the outlook for Risk Retention Groups

NRRA Chairman on the Affordable Care Act, the NAIC, and the outlook for Risk Retention Groups

 In the second part of our discussion with Sandy Elsass, Chairman of the National Risk Retention Association (NRRA), Mr. Elsass discusses the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and how it is affecting RRGs; and about the debate at the NAIC and outlook for 2014.    Watch more

05 Feb 2014

Chairman of the National Risk Retention Association (NRRA) looks back at the issues that affected RRGs in 2013.

Chairman of the National Risk Retention Association (NRRA) looks back at the issues that affected RRGs in 2013.

 WRIN.tv speaks with Sandy Elsass, Chairman of the National Risk Retention Association about the top issues that affected RRGs in 2013.  Watch more

04 Feb 2014

A.M. Best is optimistic about U.S. economy in 2014.

A.M. Best is optimistic about U.S. economy in 2014.

Economic conditions can help lift results among insurance companies, or make for difficult headwinds.  As we head into 2014, several questions about the U.S. economy remain unanswered,    Watch more

13 Feb 2014

PLUS President Chris Duca on hot topics at the 2014 PLUS Symposium, the state of the D&O market, D&O claims and more

PLUS President Chris Duca on hot topics at the 2014 PLUS Symposium, the state of the D&O market, D&O claims and more

 2014 PLUS President Chris Duca, who is also a specialty lines executive with R-T Specialty Group, discusses the major topics at the 2014 PLUS D&O Symposium, which drew over 1,100 registrants from 13 countries to New York   Watch more

30 Jan 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: February 3 – 7, 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: February 3 – 7, 2014

 Highlights from PLUS D&O Symposium, Rick Betterley Reports on EPLI, Two-part interview with NRRA Chairman, PCI Sr. Director on legislative and regulatory challenges, Willis NA, Lloyd's on Oasis Loss Modeling Framework    Watch more

09 Feb 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: February 10–14, 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: February 10–14, 2014

 Global Roundup featuring PwC CEO Survey, Accenture Research on the changing insurance customer buying habits, Barclays, RSA and the Tower Group; A.M. Best "optimistic" about U.S. economy; and a 2-part discussion on the proposed changes to FASB.   Watch more

16 Feb 2014

NAMIC CEO’s Personal Connection to Children’s Cancer Research…and St. Baldrick’s

NAMIC CEO’s Personal Connection to Children’s Cancer Research…and St. Baldrick’s

In the U.S., some 175,000 children will be diagnosed with cancer in 2014. In fact, more children die each year of cancer than any other childhood disease. Even with these staggering figures, childhood cancers receive just 4% of the U.S. federal funding dedicated to cancer research.     Watch more

20 Feb 2014

HMOs/U.S. Health Insurers experience a decline in impairments, according to A.M. Best

HMOs/U.S. Health Insurers experience a decline in impairments, according to A.M. Best

In this edition of First Monday, A.M. Best AVP Sally Rosen discusses trends in impairments over the past several years, the impact of tightened financial standards and capital requirements, increased competition, and open enrollment in healthcare exchanges.  Watch more

18 Feb 2014

Ty Sagalow assesses the impact of new Oasis Loss Modelling Framework on product development.

Ty Sagalow assesses the impact of new Oasis Loss Modelling Framework on product development.

Oasis Loss Modelling Framework unveiled a significant development in the modelling of natural catastrophes it promises to promote the creation of internal models, support reinsurance negotiation and regulatory compliance, and cost reduction.   Watch more

19 Feb 2014

Global Roundup features Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte, Insurance Research Council, Aon and BMI.

Global Roundup features Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte, Insurance Research Council, Aon and BMI.

  Booz Allen Hamilton- White Paper on Enterprise Security Strategies; Deloitte’s Cyber Risk Services practice on the growing gap between security investment and effectiveness; IRC on the Affordable Care Act; Aon Risk Solutions; and  BMI identifies attractive growth markets for insurance.    Watch more

24 Feb 2014