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ILO releases compendium on Microinsurance

 

The International Labour Organization (ILO) releases its second Compendium on Microinsurance. Craig Churchill, the Team Leader for ILO’s Microinsurance Innovation Facility comments.

 

For more on microinsurance from the International Labour Organization, click HERE.                                                                                                                     

 

Willis Re's April Renewal Report, entitled “Measured Response”, is available HERE.

 

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WRIN.tv Week in Review: July 21-25, 2014.

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WRIN.tv Rewind: Hurricane Season Preview- Below average activity predicted; not so the number of storms.

WRIN.tv Rewind: Hurricane Season Preview- Below average activity predicted; not so the number of storms.

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U.S. P/C industry shows sharp decline in impairments - A.M. Best.

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Driverless Cars/Trucks are Among Exciting Changes Affecting Inland Marine, says IMUA President.

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Monday Morning Headlines July 21, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines July 21, 2014.

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WRIN.tv Rewind: Employers don’t understand their exposures under the ACA, according to Travelers.

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HRH Prince Charles challenges industry leaders to support UN disaster risk reduction framework – Lloyd’s Chairman responds.

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Industry Leaders Address Opportunities and Threats in Highlights from the IIS Annual Seminar.

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Ocean Marine business affected by economy, Panama Canal Expansion, container ship size, competition, and more.

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Monday Morning Headlines July 14, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines July 14, 2014.

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WRIN.tv Rewind: President of Marsh International on the downward trend in insurance pricing.

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“The Time to Pass (TRIA) is Now,” says I.I.I. President.

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Eye on the Storm – Hurricane Arthur's Unique Path Causes Damage Along Coast.

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The economic picture going forward is favorable to the P&C industry according to Dr. Hartwig from the I.I.I.

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Monday Morning Headlines July 7, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines July 7, 2014.

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WRIN.tv Week in Review: June 30-July 3, 2014

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WRIN.tv Rewind: The impact of climate change is a “symptom of underdevelopment and mismanagement

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ACORD Tech Talk: Responsive Web Design and First Impressions Online.

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Bitcoin industry and its growing need for insurance.

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Monday Morning Headlines June 30, 2014.

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WRIN.tv Week in Review: June 23-27, 2014.

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Increased diversity and indemnity triggers are driving record cat bond issuance.

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Will Congress finally pass the Risk Retention Modernization Act?

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CONNecting with Conning: A Closer Look at Insurance Investment Strategies.

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Monday Morning Headlines June 23, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines June 23, 2014.

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WRIN.tv Week in Review: June 16-20, 2014.

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Broad Support for Risk Retention Modernization Act, but No Dispute Resolution for RRGs.

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Monday Morning Headlines July 16, 2014

Monday Morning Headlines July 16, 2014

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WRIN.tv Rewind: Employers don’t understand their exposures under the ACA, according to Travelers.

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Enrollment in ACA Healthcare Exchanges Disappoints Insurers, but Market Remains Strong - A.M. Best

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

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

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

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Commercial mortgages are growing in popularity as an investment among life insurers.

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A.M. Best stress tests insurer exposure to Eurozone debt

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A.M. Best looks at M&A trends in the Life and Annuity market

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WRIN.tv Regulatory Update:  Long Term Guarantee study released by EIOPA

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Ty Sagalow, President of Innovation Insurance Group, on what influences creativity and new product development in insurance

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Employer strategies emerge to control costs of the U.S. Affordable Care Act

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NAIC CEO Ben Nelson defends State-based regulations versus global or federal oversight

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Novarica challenged insurance company CIOs to look ahead five years…at the biggest potential disruptors of their business

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Leaders from the World Economic Forum, Zurich, Swiss Re and Oliver Wyman lay out global risks in Davos

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WRIN.tv Week in Review January 21-25, 2013

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WRIN.tv Week in Review January 14-18, 2013

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A.M. Best U.S. Health Sector 2013 Rating Outlook

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US Life/Annuity market Rating Outlook

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WRIN.tv Global News Round-up

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World Economic Forum says global economy is making the world more risky

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Legislative Brief: US States declare intent on Health Insurance Exchanges; Fiscal Cliff Bill puts pressure on crop insurers; NFIP gets Sandy funding; UK considers crop insurance subsidy and new flood program.

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I.I.I. President Dr. Robert Hartwig on key economic issues facing the insurance industry in 2013.

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Global Catastrophe Update: Highlights of a presentation by Munich Re’s Ernst Rauch

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Comments(0) 07 Jan 2013

WRIN.tv Year-end Wrap-up (Part 4): Growth

WRIN.tv Year-end Wrap-up (Part 4): Growth

World Risk and Insurance News reviews the stories that made headlines in the insurance industry over the last 12 months. Watch more

Comments(1) 31 Dec 2012

WRIN.tv Year-end Wrap-up (Part 3): The Major Losses

WRIN.tv Year-end Wrap-up (Part 3): The Major Losses

World Risk and Insurance News looks at the stories that made headlines in the insurance industry throughout 2012.  Watch more

Comments(0) 30 Dec 2012

WRIN.tv Year-end Wrap-up (Part 2): The Global Economy

WRIN.tv Year-end Wrap-up (Part 2): The Global Economy

World Risk and Insurance News looks at the stories that made headlines in the insurance industry throughout 2012. Watch more

Comments(0) 28 Dec 2012

WRIN.tv Year-end Wrap-up (Part 1): Government Legislation and Regulation

WRIN.tv Year-end Wrap-up (Part 1): Government Legislation and Regulation

World Risk and Insurance News looks at the stories that made headlines in the insurance industry throughout 2012.  Watch more

Comments(0) 27 Dec 2012

WRIN.tv (12.20.2012): The IICF Benefit Dinner…The Industry Gives Back.

WRIN.tv (12.20.2012): The IICF Benefit Dinner…The Industry Gives Back.

In this special holiday edition of WRIN.tv, we have highlights of a star-studded evening at the annual Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Dinner in New York, with Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Dec 2012

IICF Annual Dinner: Presentation by Journalist Paula Zahn.

IICF Annual Dinner: Presentation by Journalist Paula Zahn.

Award winning journalist Paula Zahn was a guest speaker at the annual Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Dinner in New York on December 12, 2012.  She is Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Dec 2012

IICF Annual Dinner: Presentation by New York Yankee Mark Teixeira.

IICF Annual Dinner: Presentation by New York Yankee Mark Teixeira.

New York Yankees’ first baseman Mark Teixeira was a guest speaker at the annual Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Dinner in New York on December 12, 2012.  He Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Dec 2012

IICF Annual Dinner: Presentation by Major League Baseball’s Joe Torre.

IICF Annual Dinner: Presentation by Major League Baseball’s Joe Torre.

Major League Baseball’s Joe Torre was a guest speaker at the annual Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Dinner in New York on December 12, 2012 Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Dec 2012

IICF Annual Dinner: Presentation by the evening’s honoree, XL CEO Mike McGavick.

IICF Annual Dinner: Presentation by the evening’s honoree, XL CEO Mike McGavick.

XL CEO Mike McGavick was the honoree at the annual Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Dinner in New York on December 12, 2012.  He accepted the award and Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Dec 2012

WRIN.tv (12.19.2012):  III’s Robert Hartwig on Superstorm Sandy, “Obamacare”, industry regulation… and 2013, and A.M. Best looks at the struggling worker comp market.

WRIN.tv (12.19.2012): III’s Robert Hartwig on Superstorm Sandy, “Obamacare”, industry regulation… and 2013, and A.M. Best looks at the struggling worker comp market.

  III’s Robert Hartwig on Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Healthcare Reform, industry regulation… and 2013; A.M. Best on the tough Workers Comp Market; A.M. Best on the investment    Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Dec 2012

A.M. Best on the tough Workers Comp Market.

A.M. Best on the tough Workers Comp Market.

In this segment from A.M. Best’s First Monday series, Senior Financial Analyst Gordon McLean reviews the struggling workers comp market…and what lies ahead. Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Dec 2012

A.M. Best on the investment strategies of Life/Annuity underwriters.

A.M. Best on the investment strategies of Life/Annuity underwriters.

  In this segment from A.M. Best’s First Monday series, A.M. Best’s Thomas Rosendale discusses what Life and Annuity companies are doing to compensate for the   Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Dec 2012

A.M. Best on the Bermuda market adaptability in the face of change.

A.M. Best on the Bermuda market adaptability in the face of change.

In this segment from A.M. Best’s First Monday series, A.M. Best V.P. Robert DeRose looks at how Bermuda underwriters are responding to an evolving market. Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Dec 2012

WRIN.tv (12.13.2012): WRIN.tv Global Round-up with AIG, BSX, Karen Clark, Swiss Re and Marsh; CIAB’s Ken Crerar, and a WRIN.tv Vault with ANV Founding CEO Matt Fairfield.

WRIN.tv (12.13.2012): WRIN.tv Global Round-up with AIG, BSX, Karen Clark, Swiss Re and Marsh; CIAB’s Ken Crerar, and a WRIN.tv Vault with ANV Founding CEO Matt Fairfield.

WRIN.tv Global Round-up: US sells stake in AIG; BSX hits a milestone; Karen Clark on insured US property values; Swiss Re is optimistic, and Marsh is Chartered; CIAB Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Dec 2012

CIAB President/CEO Ken Crerar reviews market conditions, new regulations and legislation, technology and the future

CIAB President/CEO Ken Crerar reviews market conditions, new regulations and legislation, technology and the future

CIAB President/CEO Ken Crerar speaks with WRIN.tv about insurance pricing post-Sandy, the effects of economy and government actions on the insurance industry, technology Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Dec 2012

WRIN.tv (12.11.2012):  Health premium tax to cost insurers billions; IUA Chief on 2012, regulations and London market challenges, and from the WRIN.tv Vault… XL CEO warns “innovate or risk irrelevance.”

WRIN.tv (12.11.2012): Health premium tax to cost insurers billions; IUA Chief on 2012, regulations and London market challenges, and from the WRIN.tv Vault… XL CEO warns “innovate or risk irrelevance.”

Oliver Wyman says taxes on health premiums through US exchange will billions; IUA Chief Executive Dave Matcham on 2012, UK and Eurozone regulation Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Dec 2012

Oliver Wyman says taxes on health premiums through US exchange will cost $8 billion in 2014.

Oliver Wyman says taxes on health premiums through US exchange will cost $8 billion in 2014.

According to new Affordable Care legislation, States have until December 14 to decide whether to establish their own health insurance markets, or join the Federal exchange  Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Dec 2012

WRIN.tv Vault: XL CEO Mike McGavick warns the industry…innovate or risk irrelevance.

WRIN.tv Vault: XL CEO Mike McGavick warns the industry…innovate or risk irrelevance.

WRIN.tv spoke with Mike McGavick, CEO of XL Group during the European Insurance Forum, where he spoke about the need for the industry to innovate  Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Dec 2012

WRIN.tv (12.06.2012): NOAA on ’12 hurricanes; Berkshire Hathaway seeks $1B from Swiss Re; RIMS’ Carol Fox on Strategic RM Guide and from WRIN.tv Vault: Marsh gives Lloyd’s a Titanic slip.

WRIN.tv (12.06.2012): NOAA on ’12 hurricanes; Berkshire Hathaway seeks $1B from Swiss Re; RIMS’ Carol Fox on Strategic RM Guide and from WRIN.tv Vault: Marsh gives Lloyd’s a Titanic slip.

NOAA reviews Hurricane season; Berkshire Hathaway seeks $1B from Swiss Re; RIMS’ Carol Fox on new “Strategic RM Guide”, and from the WRIN.tv Vault Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Dec 2012

NOAA reviews the 2012 Hurricane Season.

NOAA reviews the 2012 Hurricane Season.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 2012 Hurricane season brought 19 named storms; 10 became hurricanes, and one was a major Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Dec 2012

Berkshire Hathaway seeks $1B from Swiss Re in retro dispute.

Berkshire Hathaway seeks $1B from Swiss Re in retro dispute.

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is claiming up to a billion in damages in a dispute with Swiss Re. According to Swiss the claim over a 2010 retrocessional reinsurance Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Dec 2012

WRIN.tv Vault: Marsh gives Lloyd’s a historic slip…on the 100th anniversary of the Titanic.

WRIN.tv Vault: Marsh gives Lloyd’s a historic slip…on the 100th anniversary of the Titanic.

Highlights of WRIN.tv’s exclusive report from the 2012 RIMS Conference in April, when WRIN.tv reporter Brian Scott-Smith interviewed MMC’s Dan Glaser and Lloyd’s Chairman Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Dec 2012

WRIN.tv (12.04.2012): Congress hears testimony against Basel III regulations for insurers; RAA President on Sandy, NFIP and Citizens, and from the WRIN.tv Vault… Willis Re’s CEO on capital markets.

WRIN.tv (12.04.2012): Congress hears testimony against Basel III regulations for insurers; RAA President on Sandy, NFIP and Citizens, and from the WRIN.tv Vault… Willis Re’s CEO on capital markets.

  Watch the fully edited reports featured in this edition of World Risk and Insurance News:  Congressional testimony against Basel III regulations for insurers; RAA’s     Watch more

Comments(0) 04 Dec 2012

WRIN.tv November 29, 2012.  UK Flood insurance talks at impasse; Lloyd’s says the world is under-insured; AIR’s Dr. Doggett on revised Sandy loss estimate and climate change.

WRIN.tv November 29, 2012. UK Flood insurance talks at impasse; Lloyd’s says the world is under-insured; AIR’s Dr. Doggett on revised Sandy loss estimate and climate change.

Watch the fully edited stories featured in this edition of World Risk and Insurance News: UK Flood insurance at issue for the government and insurers; Lloyd’s report sees   Watch more

Comments(0) 29 Nov 2012

Lloyd’s report sees large gap in insurance coverage – worldwide.

Lloyd’s report sees large gap in insurance coverage – worldwide.

A report from Lloyd’s says the world is under-insured by $168 billion. Seventeen of 42 countries analyzed are significantly at risk Watch more

Comments(0) 29 Nov 2012

AIR’s Dr. Tim Doggett discusses update to Sandy loss estimate and influence of Climate Change.

AIR’s Dr. Tim Doggett discusses update to Sandy loss estimate and influence of Climate Change.

AIR updated its loss estimates from Superstorm Sandy to $16 - $ 22 billion. Dr. Tim Doggett, senior principal scientist at AIR Worldwide, speaks with WRIN.tv about Watch more

Comments(1) 29 Nov 2012

November 27 News: Fallout from Superstorm Sandy; UN Convention on Climate Change; World Bank on global warming; PwC on ClimateWise.

November 27 News: Fallout from Superstorm Sandy; UN Convention on Climate Change; World Bank on global warming; PwC on ClimateWise.

Watch the fully edited stories featured in this edition of World Risk and Insurance News:  Fallout from Superstorm Sandy hits FEMA, Cat Bonds and reinsurance Watch more

Comments(0) 27 Nov 2012

Fallout from Superstorm Sandy hits FEMA, Cat Bonds and reinsurance.

Fallout from Superstorm Sandy hits FEMA, Cat Bonds and reinsurance.

AIR and RMS updated industry loss estimates, which could impact the Catastrophe bond market.  Meanwhile, FEMA estimates the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) faces Watch more

Comments(0) 27 Nov 2012

ClimateWise report by PwC on insurance industry progress in addressing climate change.

ClimateWise report by PwC on insurance industry progress in addressing climate change.

ClimateWise is part a Program for Sustainability Leadership launched by The Prince of Wales in 2007. ClimateWise is supported by 40 insurance companies and organizations Watch more

Comments(0) 27 Nov 2012

WRIN.tv report:   Healthcare spending is down across the EU; The Insider editor comments on Xchanging Conference, with highlights from Willis’ Steve Hearn and Barnabas Hurst-Bannister.

WRIN.tv report: Healthcare spending is down across the EU; The Insider editor comments on Xchanging Conference, with highlights from Willis’ Steve Hearn and Barnabas Hurst-Bannister.

WRIN.tv report:  OECD and EC report says health care spending fell across Europe; Steven Hearn from Willis calls for one voice on behalf of the London market Watch more

Comments(0) 22 Nov 2012

Report from OECD and the European Commission (EC), says health care spending fell across Europe.

Report from OECD and the European Commission (EC), says health care spending fell across Europe.

The second edition of “Health at a Glance”, a joint report by the OECD and the European Commission (EC), says health care spending fell across Europe. From 2000 to Watch more

Comments(0) 22 Nov 2012

WRIN.tv Report:  Extension on US Health Insurance Exchanges; The Insurance Insider Editor comments on the Xchanging London Market Conference, with highlights of talks by Lloyd’s CEO and ACE European Chairman.

WRIN.tv Report: Extension on US Health Insurance Exchanges; The Insurance Insider Editor comments on the Xchanging London Market Conference, with highlights of talks by Lloyd’s CEO and ACE European Chairman.

Mark Geoghegan, Editor of The Insurance Insider joins WRIN.tv to review the 2012 London Market Conference, hosted by Xchanging in association with The Insider Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Nov 2012

Extension granted on decision regarding Federal- versus State-run Health Insurance Exchanges

Extension granted on decision regarding Federal- versus State-run Health Insurance Exchanges

Beginning in 2013, States are required to establish online exchanges where individuals may purchase health insurance or enroll in Medicaid coverage.  Small businesses may also use  Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Nov 2012

Tropical storm winds…and torrential rains cause major flooding in France and Italy.

Tropical storm winds…and torrential rains cause major flooding in France and Italy.

Torrential rains and high winds are causing widespread flood damage in France and in Italy.  Local rivers overflowed their banks in Genoa and Venice, where flood waters reached Watch more

Comments(0) 15 Nov 2012

PCI CEO David Sampson on global insurance, regulation, industry relevance and innovation.

PCI CEO David Sampson on global insurance, regulation, industry relevance and innovation.

In part two of a WRIN.tv interview with David Sampson, President and CEO of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America, he discusses global insurance regulation Watch more

Comments(0) 15 Nov 2012

The UK’s Solicitors Regulation Authority reveals top insurers in the Solicitors’ Professional Indemnity Insurance market.

The UK’s Solicitors Regulation Authority reveals top insurers in the Solicitors’ Professional Indemnity Insurance market.

The UK’s Solicitors Regulation Authority says insurers have underwritten nearly £240 million worth of Solicitors’ Professional Indemnity Insurance in England and Wales. Watch more

Comments(0) 15 Nov 2012

WRIN.tv - November 13, 2012:   ING is cutting jobs and selling businesses; S&P sees potential for rating actions due to Sandy, and Aon on trends in the use of captives.

WRIN.tv - November 13, 2012: ING is cutting jobs and selling businesses; S&P sees potential for rating actions due to Sandy, and Aon on trends in the use of captives.

ING announces job cuts and an IPO that will separate its banking and insurance operations; S&P see uncertainty in Superstorm Sandy loss estimates…and potential for rating actions. Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Nov 2012

ING announces job cuts and a planned IPO that will separate its banking and insurance operations.

ING announces job cuts and a planned IPO that will separate its banking and insurance operations.

ING said it will cut over 2,000 jobs, more than 1,300 from European insurance operation, and spin off its U.S.-based retirement, investment and insurance business in an Initial Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Nov 2012

Aon’s Nancy Gray on developments in captives for employee benefits, the middle market, and for profit.

Aon’s Nancy Gray on developments in captives for employee benefits, the middle market, and for profit.

Nancy Gray, regional managing director at Aon, looks at new developments in the use of captives for employee benefits, medical stop loss, property, casualty, the middle Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Nov 2012

Michael Evans from the Board of Kaiser Permanente’s captive discusses risk management of health care organizations, Affordable Healthcare, and the use of captives.

Michael Evans from the Board of Kaiser Permanente’s captive discusses risk management of health care organizations, Affordable Healthcare, and the use of captives.

Michael Evans is on the Board of Kaiser Permanente’s captive and a former Chief Risk Officer for Sutter Health. He discusses the challenges facing risk managers of health care  Watch more

Comments(0) 08 Nov 2012

Special PCI Coverage: with PCI chief executive David Sampson, Insurance Insider editor David Bull

Special PCI Coverage: with PCI chief executive David Sampson, Insurance Insider editor David Bull

PCI chief executive David Sampson (Part 1) on challenges facing carriers, economic drivers affecting the industry, (TRIA), and the impact of Sandy;  The Insurance Insider’s David Watch more

Comments(0) 30 Oct 2012

Lynn Halper from PartnerRe on the US Specialty Casualty market, the challenges and opportunities.

Lynn Halper from PartnerRe on the US Specialty Casualty market, the challenges and opportunities.

WRIN.tv speaks with Lynn Halper, SVP - Department Head of Specialty Casualty for PartnerRe’s U.S. operations. Ms. Halper looks at the current US Specialty Casualty market Watch more

Comments(0) 30 Oct 2012

Special PCI Preview: PCI Chairman Don Southwell; RAA President Frank Nutter and  Tad Walker, President and CEO of PartnerRe North America.

Special PCI Preview: PCI Chairman Don Southwell; RAA President Frank Nutter and Tad Walker, President and CEO of PartnerRe North America.

Watch the fully edited stories featured in this special preview of the upcoming PCI conference…on WRIN.tv:  PCI Chairman Donald Southwell on the 2012 PCI conference, Watch more

Comments(0) 26 Oct 2012

PCI Chairman Donald Southwell on the 2012 PCI conference, the economy, financial results, TRIA, and ComFrame.

PCI Chairman Donald Southwell on the 2012 PCI conference, the economy, financial results, TRIA, and ComFrame.

WRIN.tv speaks with PCI Chairman Donald Southwell, who is also Chairman, president and CEO of Kemper. He shares his thoughts on the upcoming PCI conference, the Watch more

Comments(0) 26 Oct 2012

Tad Walker, PartnerRe North America, discusses major imperatives for reinsurers, economic conditions, pricing and capital markets.

Tad Walker, PartnerRe North America, discusses major imperatives for reinsurers, economic conditions, pricing and capital markets.

WRIN.tv sits down with Tad Walker, President and CEO of PartnerRe North America, to discuss the big issues facing reinsurers, including the sluggish economy, interest rates Watch more

Comments(1) 26 Oct 2012

WRIN.tv report: a Special Report from the HCIC with HI Deputy Commissioner and captive leaders, and I.I.I.’s Dr. Hartwig on regulation and U.S. presidential election.

WRIN.tv report: a Special Report from the HCIC with HI Deputy Commissioner and captive leaders, and I.I.I.’s Dr. Hartwig on regulation and U.S. presidential election.

Watch the fully edited stories featured in this edition of World Risk and Insurance News:  Dr. Robert Hartwig from the I.I.I. on regulation and how presidential elections impact the  Watch more

Comments(0) 25 Oct 2012

Dr. Robert Hartwig from the Insurance Information Institute discusses regulation and how presidential elections impact the industry.

Dr. Robert Hartwig from the Insurance Information Institute discusses regulation and how presidential elections impact the industry.

In Part 2 of our 2-part interview, Dr. Robert Hartwig, economist and president of the Insurance Information Institute, discusses insurance regulation and how the U.S. presidential Watch more

Comments(0) 25 Oct 2012

Former Hawaii Insurance Commissioner J. P. Schmidt, reports from the 2012 HCIC Educational Forum.

Former Hawaii Insurance Commissioner J. P. Schmidt, reports from the 2012 HCIC Educational Forum.

Former Hawaii Insurance Commissioner J. P. Schmidt, now with the law firm of Bays Lung Rose & Holma in Honolulu, reports for WRIN.tv from the 2012 HCIC Educational Forum Watch more

Comments(0) 25 Oct 2012

HCIC Educational Forum: Highlights of interviews with George Sumner, Hawaii’s Deputy Insurance Commissioner; Safeway’s Ward Ching, and P. Bruce Wright from Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

HCIC Educational Forum: Highlights of interviews with George Sumner, Hawaii’s Deputy Insurance Commissioner; Safeway’s Ward Ching, and P. Bruce Wright from Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

  Highlights of interviews with:  George Sumner, Deputy Insurance Commissioner and Administrator of Captive Insurance, State of Hawaii.  Ward Ching, Vice President   Watch more

Comments(0) 25 Oct 2012

George Sumner, Deputy Insurance Commissioner of the State of Hawaii, discusses Hawaii as a domicile, and key issues for captives and RRGs.

George Sumner, Deputy Insurance Commissioner of the State of Hawaii, discusses Hawaii as a domicile, and key issues for captives and RRGs.

Former Hawaii Insurance Commissioner J. P. Schmidt, now with the law firm of Bays Lung Rose & Holma in Honolulu, reports for WRIN.tv from the 2012 HCIC Educational Forum Watch more

Comments(0) 25 Oct 2012

P. Bruce Wright from Sutherland Asbill & Brennan looks at recent court cases and IRS issues relating to captives.

P. Bruce Wright from Sutherland Asbill & Brennan looks at recent court cases and IRS issues relating to captives.

Former Hawaii Insurance Commissioner J. P. Schmidt, now with the law firm of Bays Lung Rose & Holma in Honolulu, reports for WRIN.tv from the 2012 HCIC Educational Forum Watch more

Comments(0) 25 Oct 2012

WRIN.tv report: I.I.I.'s Dr. Robert Hartwig on Q3 results;  Insurance Day's Richard Banks from Baden Baden, and a Risk Management Tip on Social Media Policies.

WRIN.tv report: I.I.I.'s Dr. Robert Hartwig on Q3 results; Insurance Day's Richard Banks from Baden Baden, and a Risk Management Tip on Social Media Policies.

WRIN.tv report:  WRIN.tv interview with I.I.I. President, Dr. Robert Hartwig (Part 1); Richard Banks from Insurance Day reports from Baden Baden; WRIN.tv Risk Management Tip   Watch more

Comments(0) 23 Oct 2012

WRIN.tv interview with I.I.I. President, Dr. Robert Hartwig (Part 1). Topics include Q3 2012 results, P&C pricing, the reinsurance market including hedge-fund backed reinsurers.

WRIN.tv interview with I.I.I. President, Dr. Robert Hartwig (Part 1). Topics include Q3 2012 results, P&C pricing, the reinsurance market including hedge-fund backed reinsurers.

WRIN.tv speaks with Dr. Robert Hartwig, president of the Insurance Information Institute.  In Part 1 of this discussion, Dr. Hartwig comments on third quarter results, retail P&C Watch more

Comments(0) 23 Oct 2012

WRIN.tv reports: FSA’s course to FCA; new AIRMIC benchmark report; Andy Barile on hedge funds in reinsurance; IICF’s “Week of Giving”; Joe Plumeri stepping down at Willis.

WRIN.tv reports: FSA’s course to FCA; new AIRMIC benchmark report; Andy Barile on hedge funds in reinsurance; IICF’s “Week of Giving”; Joe Plumeri stepping down at Willis.

Watch the fully edited stories featured in this edition of World Risk and Insurance News: The FSA lays out “Journey to the FCA”; AIRMIC releases Property Damage and B.I. Report Watch more

Comments(0) 18 Oct 2012

The FSA lays out “Journey to the FCA”

The FSA lays out “Journey to the FCA”

The FSA published a report that lays out how the UK's new Financial Conduct Authority will operate. The FSA’s Martin Wheatley says: "The FCA offers a huge opportunity … to Watch more

Comments(0) 18 Oct 2012

The “IICF’s Week of Giving”…to charity

The “IICF’s Week of Giving”…to charity

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation has designated October 13th to 20 as “IICF Week of Giving.” The IICF has also launched a new personal giving campaign during the Watch more

Comments(0) 18 Oct 2012

Joe Plumeri to step down as Willis CEO.

Joe Plumeri to step down as Willis CEO.

“People in the News”…Joe Plumeri will step down as CEO at Willis, effective January 7, 2013, when Dominic Casserley assumes the role.  Steve Hearn will become Deputy CEO. Watch more

Comments(0) 18 Oct 2012

WRIN.tv Reports: IAIS and NRRA Conferences, and a 60-second Global Round-up with RBS; Munich Re; ING and BMA.

WRIN.tv Reports: IAIS and NRRA Conferences, and a 60-second Global Round-up with RBS; Munich Re; ING and BMA.

The 19th Annual Conference of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS); “On the Road” with A.M. Best Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Oct 2012

NAIC hosts the 19th Annual Conference of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS).

NAIC hosts the 19th Annual Conference of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS).

NAIC played host to the 19th Annual Conference of the IAIS in Washington. The meeting of insurance supervisors from Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Oct 2012

“On the Road” with A.M. Best from the Annual Conference of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS).

“On the Road” with A.M. Best from the Annual Conference of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS).

In this edition of “On the Road” with A.M. Best, highlights from coverage of the 19th Annual Conference of the Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Oct 2012

WRIN.tv Global Round-up: featuring RBS; Munich Re; ING and BMA.

WRIN.tv Global Round-up: featuring RBS; Munich Re; ING and BMA.

Solvency II could be delayed…again; Bermuda Stock Exchange CEO on the ILS market and business in Bermuda; PCS exec reviews indemnity triggers for CAT Bonds; Brian Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Oct 2012

National Director of the National Risk Retention Association reviews the NRRA Annual Conference.

National Director of the National Risk Retention Association reviews the NRRA Annual Conference.

The National Risk Retention Association held its annual conference in Washington. WRIN.tv speaks with Joe Deems Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Oct 2012

“On the Road” with A.M. Best from the IAIS…featuring Nyamikeh Kyiamah, National Insurance Commission of Ghana

“On the Road” with A.M. Best from the IAIS…featuring Nyamikeh Kyiamah, National Insurance Commission of Ghana

A.M. Best reports from the 19th Annual Conference of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) in Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Oct 2012

“On the Road” with A.M. Best from the IAIS…featuring Thomas Leonardi, Connecticut Insurance Commissioner

“On the Road” with A.M. Best from the IAIS…featuring Thomas Leonardi, Connecticut Insurance Commissioner

A.M. Best reports from the 19th Annual Conference of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) in Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Oct 2012

“On the Road” with A.M. Best from the IAIS…featuring Roger Sevigny, New Hampshire Insurance  Commissioner

“On the Road” with A.M. Best from the IAIS…featuring Roger Sevigny, New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner

A.M. Best reports from the 19th Annual Conference of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) in Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Oct 2012

“On the Road” with A.M. Best from the IAIS…featuring Philippe Brahin, Swiss Re

“On the Road” with A.M. Best from the IAIS…featuring Philippe Brahin, Swiss Re

Solvency II could be delayed…again; Bermuda Stock Exchange CEO on the ILS market and business in Bermuda; PCS exec reviews indemnity triggers for CAT Bonds; Brian Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Oct 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – October 11, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – October 11, 2012.

EIOPA blames politics for Solvency II delays…The industry launches the Global Federation of Insurance Associations…ISO’s Rich DellaRocca looks at organized fraud Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Oct 2012

EIOPA Chairman blames political maneuvering for Solvency II delays.

EIOPA Chairman blames political maneuvering for Solvency II delays.

EIOPA blamed political maneuvering for delays in implementing Solvency II…saying it was undermining EU credibility internationally. In a letter to EU Commissioner Michel Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Oct 2012

Say hello to the Global Federation of Insurance Associations (GFIA).

Say hello to the Global Federation of Insurance Associations (GFIA).

Insurance associations from around the world joined in forming the Global Federation of Insurance Associations (GFIA), which will give “one voice” to the industry Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Oct 2012

Rich DellaRocca from ISO Claims Solutions discusses organized insurance fraud.

Rich DellaRocca from ISO Claims Solutions discusses organized insurance fraud.

Rich DellaRocca, vice president of ISO Claims Solutions, a member of  Verisk Analytics, discusses the growing problem of organized insurance fraud, and what Watch more

Comments(2) 11 Oct 2012

WRIN.tv Poll Results: Regulation…Too much, too little, or just enough.

WRIN.tv Poll Results: Regulation…Too much, too little, or just enough.

In this WRIN.tv Viewer Poll. We asked …How do you feel about the level of regulation in the insurance industry? Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Oct 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – October 9, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – October 9, 2012.

 Six month financial results for US P&C Companies; Marsh says rates still rose in the third quarter;  a PCI/FICO survey says fraud is on the rise, and CIAB chief executive... Watch more

Comments(0) 09 Oct 2012

PCI and FICO report says fraud is on the rise.

PCI and FICO report says fraud is on the rise.

In a survey of US insurers conducted by the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) and FICO, insurers report fraud is on the rise, particularly in lines affected by Watch more

Comments(0) 09 Oct 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – October 4, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – October 4, 2012.

Narcotics are a problem in treating injured workers; a 20 Point Plan to mitigate Reputational Risk and Andy Barile on using captives to manage it. And from A.M. Best’s First... Watch more

Comments(0) 04 Oct 2012

WCRI Study says narcotics pose a problem in treating injured workers.

WCRI Study says narcotics pose a problem in treating injured workers.

The Workers Compensation Research Institute released a study that looks at a disturbing trend in the use of narcotics in the treatment injured workers. Watch more

Comments(0) 04 Oct 2012

Temin and Company offers 20-point plan to help address Reputational Risk.

Temin and Company offers 20-point plan to help address Reputational Risk.

Temin and Company, a reputational consulting firm, published a 20-Point Plan to help Boards address Reputational Risk, including Board involvement, risk assessment, risk Watch more

Comments(0) 04 Oct 2012

Andy Barile looks at managing Reputational Risk through a captive.

Andy Barile looks at managing Reputational Risk through a captive.

Andy Barile comments on the use of captives to manage Reputational Risk, including methods and tips. Watch more

Comments(0) 04 Oct 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – October 2, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – October 2, 2012.

Spain and France budget announcements; the ECB’s Euro Money Markets report; a WRIN.tv Exclusive withGary Kerney, author of a new PCS Cat Bond Report; and in a 60 Watch more

Comments(0) 02 Oct 2012

The Euro Watch…Spain and France announce budgets and the ECB’s Money Markets Report.

The Euro Watch…Spain and France announce budgets and the ECB’s Money Markets Report.

Spain and France release economic projections and budget plans for the coming year. Watch more

Comments(0) 02 Oct 2012

WRIN.tv Global Round-up: China, EIOPA, UK Insurance Insolvency, Mobile Web Opportunities and “Popcorn Lung” lawsuit.

WRIN.tv Global Round-up: China, EIOPA, UK Insurance Insolvency, Mobile Web Opportunities and “Popcorn Lung” lawsuit.

In this 60 second Global Round-up:  China relaxes restrictions on foreign investment in its insurance industry.  EIOPA invites comment on its EU - US Dialogue Project. Watch more

Comments(0) 02 Oct 2012

WRIN.tv Quarterly – Highlights from Q3 2012

WRIN.tv Quarterly – Highlights from Q3 2012

  In this Special Edition of WRIN.tv, a look back at the major headlines from the 3rd Quarter, including    Watch more

Comments(0) 27 Sep 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – September 20, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – September 20, 2012.

Jon Guy reports from IUMI in San Diego; A.M. Best on the reinsurance market, and a WRIN.tv New Product Spotlight features Aspen, Chubb, Willis, Towergate and the ABI. Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Sep 2012

A.M. Best reports on the Canadian Life Insurance Industry.

A.M. Best reports on the Canadian Life Insurance Industry.

A contribution from A.M. Best’s First Monday series: Vice President Stephen Irwin and Managing Senior Financial Analyst Richard McMillan look at the macroeconomics Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Sep 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – September 18, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – September 18, 2012.

Clive O’Connell of Goldberg Segalla discusses reinsurance rates and growth opportunities; IUA CEO David Matcham on regulations in the UK and emerging markets, and U.S. Watch more

Comments(0) 18 Sep 2012

Goldberg Segalla partner Clive O’Connell discusses reinsurance rates and growth opportunities.

Goldberg Segalla partner Clive O’Connell discusses reinsurance rates and growth opportunities.

WRIN.tv speaks with Clive O’Connell, a partner with Goldberg Segalla LLP, about reinsurance rates, capital markets and growth opportunities. Watch more

Comments(0) 18 Sep 2012

Healthcare Report: Premiums are up, Rate Reviews deemed inadequate and United Health joins Dow.

Healthcare Report: Premiums are up, Rate Reviews deemed inadequate and United Health joins Dow.

A Kaiser Family Foundation survey says premiums for health coverage are up, as consumer advocates argue new rate review procedures don’t protect Americans now required to Watch more

Comments(0) 18 Sep 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – September 13, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – September 13, 2012.

From the RendezVous in Monte Carlo: reinsurance Editorial Director shares headlines from the RendezVous; ANV’s Founding CEO on challenges facing the market; Chairman of Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Sep 2012

Willis Re’s James Vickers (Part 1) on themes at Monte Carlo, catastrophe risks and capital management strategies.

Willis Re’s James Vickers (Part 1) on themes at Monte Carlo, catastrophe risks and capital management strategies.

WRIN.tv speaks with James Vickers, Chairman of Willis Re International, about the key issues discussed at the 2012 RendezVous in Monte Carlo and the impact of international Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Sep 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – September 11, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – September 11, 2012.

WRIN.tv from Monte Carlo - Part 1: Willis Re CEO John Cavanagh with the broker’s view of the reinsurance market; AIR’s President and CEO Ming Lee on development Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Sep 2012

Willis Re’s CEO John Cavanagh: A Brokers View

Willis Re’s CEO John Cavanagh: A Brokers View

WRIN.tv speaks with John Cavanagh, CEO of Willis Re, to discuss the hot topics at the 2012 Rendezvous; what’s happening in the capital markets; Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Sep 2012

AIR President and CEO, Ming Lee on modeling

AIR President and CEO, Ming Lee on modeling

Ming Lee from AIR Worldwide explains that risk modeling is a combination of science, service and software, and how it can be used to predict the effects of natural disasters.... Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Sep 2012

Verisk’s Gary Kerney on the ILS market.

Verisk’s Gary Kerney on the ILS market.

WRIN.tv speaks with Gary Kerney from Verisk/ISO in Monte Carlo on the latest trends in the Insurance Linked Securities market. Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Sep 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – September 5, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – September 5, 2012.

Isaac: the good news and the bad news; RAA president Frank Nutter shares his thoughts on reinsurer resilience; traditional reinsurance Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Sep 2012

Hurricane Isaac leaves billions of dollars in claims, but could alleviate some crop losses in drought-stricken Midwest.

Hurricane Isaac leaves billions of dollars in claims, but could alleviate some crop losses in drought-stricken Midwest.

Hurricane Isaac insured losses AIR  Louisiana LA MS Mississippi storm flooding flood tornadoes ‘power outage’ Drought Midwest  rain crops soybeans wheat. Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Sep 2012

ISO’s Jeff DeTurris on managing ‘magnified’ personal lines risks in a slow economy.

ISO’s Jeff DeTurris on managing ‘magnified’ personal lines risks in a slow economy.

In Part 2 of WRIN.tv’s discussion with  ISO’s Jeff DeTurris, he discusses the impact of the slow economy on personal lines  carriers, and what they can do about it. Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Sep 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – August 30, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – August 30, 2012.

Hurricane Isaac makes landfall; Jon Guy on LIBOR, Solvency II and the Rendezvous in Monte Carlo; Canadian brokers cry foul against RBC, and Aon Gives Back by “Passing it Watch more

Comments(0) 30 Aug 2012

Hurricane Isaac hits Louisiana Coast

Hurricane Isaac hits Louisiana Coast

Hurricane Isaac made landfall near New Orleans on seventh anniversary of Katrina, puts pressure on new levees; AIR Worldwide and Fitch speculate on the impact to the insurance Watch more

Comments(0) 30 Aug 2012

Canadian brokers charge RBC with cross-selling violations.

Canadian brokers charge RBC with cross-selling violations.

The Insurance Brokers Association of Canada charge the Royal Bank of Canada with violations regarding the sales of insurance to bank customers. Watch more

Comments(0) 30 Aug 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – August 28, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – August 28, 2012.

A tough month for Avivia; ISO’s Jeff DeTurris on the economy and personal lines risks, and a WRIN.tv Global Round-up: Typhoon Bolaven in the Pacific; Tropical Storm Isaac in the Watch more

Comments(0) 28 Aug 2012

A tough month for Aviva.

A tough month for Aviva.

WRIN.tv summarizes news from Aviva as the UK’s second largest insurer implements a restructure that may cost 800 jobs. Watch more

Comments(0) 28 Aug 2012

WRIN.tv Global Round-up

WRIN.tv Global Round-up

Typhoon Bolaven bears down on Korea;Tropical Storm Isaac heads to the Gulf; an explosion rocks a Venezuela oil refiner, and  NFL players start a circle of law suits involving the Watch more

Comments(0) 28 Aug 2012

ISO’s Jeff DeTurris discusses the impact of the slow economy on personal lines.

ISO’s Jeff DeTurris discusses the impact of the slow economy on personal lines.

WRIN.tv speaks with Jeff DeTurris, vice president for personal lines at ISO. In Part 1 of this 2-part interview: how the slow economy magnifies personal lines risks, and how the... Watch more

Comments(0) 28 Aug 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – August 23, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – August 23, 2012.

Aetna acquires Coventry; ISO’s Stephen Clarke on managing ‘magnified’ risks In a slow economy; Jacobson and Ward see positive hiring trends in the industry Watch more

Comments(0) 22 Aug 2012

Aetna to acquire Coventry Health Care.

Aetna to acquire Coventry Health Care.

In a deal said to be worth $7.3 billion, Aetna plans to acquire Coventry Health Care, enhancing its market position before new healthcare legislation takes effect. Watch more

Comments(0) 22 Aug 2012

Jacobson and Ward see positive hiring trends in the industry.

Jacobson and Ward see positive hiring trends in the industry.

A Jacobson and Ward Groups report says over 50 percent of insurance companies expect to increase staff in the coming year. In highlights from a recent webcast Watch more

Comments(0) 22 Aug 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – August 21, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – August 21, 2012.

Zurich’s CEO discusses Q2 results…and prospects for the Eurozone; ISO’s Stephen Clarke looks at the impact of the  Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Aug 2012

Andy Barile on an inquiry into life insurers’ relationships with captives.

Andy Barile on an inquiry into life insurers’ relationships with captives.

Andy Barile discusses an inquiry by New York’s Department of Financial Services into 80 life insurers and their  Watch more

Comments(2) 21 Aug 2012

WRIN.tv Social Pulse: Progressive Crisis.

WRIN.tv Social Pulse: Progressive Crisis.

Progressive Insurance mishandles a blogger’s complaint about a sensitive claim, and the publicity goes viral,  Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Aug 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – August 16, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – August 16, 2012.

Andy Barille explains the State government tactics hurting Risk Retention Groups; Deloitte and Forbes Insights say risk managers are grappling with ‘after-shocks of the financial Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Aug 2012

Andy Barile discusses RRGs and States ignoring the law to hurt them.

Andy Barile discusses RRGs and States ignoring the law to hurt them.

Andy Barile provides background on Risk Retention Groups and their battle to do business in States, like California, where officials are ignoring the law to keep RRGs from doing Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Aug 2012

Deloitte and Forbes Insights survey on trends in risk management.

Deloitte and Forbes Insights survey on trends in risk management.

A survey by Deloitte and Forbes Insights says companies dealing with continued volatility and a changing risk environment, are likely to reorganize and reprioritize risk Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Aug 2012

SimCorp Strategy Lab and Celent advise on preparations for Solvency II.

SimCorp Strategy Lab and Celent advise on preparations for Solvency II.

In a paper published by SimCorp Strategy Lab, Celent says there are several key questions insurers need to address in preparing for Solvency II. Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Aug 2012

WRIN.tv People in the News

WRIN.tv People in the News

In this round-up of those making headlines across the world of insurance… Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Aug 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – August 14, 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – August 14, 2012

NOAA predicts more hurricanes….raising hope for farmers facing severe drought and Munich Re facing record-breaking crop losses; Sandy Elsass takes issue with states… Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Aug 2012

Sanford Elsass from the NRRA says States are ignoring the law, hurting  RRGs.

Sanford Elsass from the NRRA says States are ignoring the law, hurting RRGs.

In a WRIN.tv interview, Sandy Elsass, Chairman of the National Risk Retention Association, discusses recent legislation, and the difficult business environment that exists for Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Aug 2012

On the Road…with A.M. Best: The 2012 VCIA in Burlington, Vermont

On the Road…with A.M. Best: The 2012 VCIA in Burlington, Vermont

In a first for WRIN.tv, On the Road… shares highlights of A.M. Best’s coverage of the 2012 Vermont Captive Insurance Association, Burlington, Vermont. Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Aug 2012

Health Affairs compares employer-sponsored health plans to Medicare.

Health Affairs compares employer-sponsored health plans to Medicare.

Health Affairs, a leading journal of health policy research, released a study comparing…employer-sponsored coverage…to the government-run Medicare system. Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Aug 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – August 9, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – August 9, 2012.

Chairman of the National Risk Retention Association on trends in captives and RRGs; Airmic and the IoD release a new Risk Guide for Directors; and A.M. Best looks at Lloyds. Watch more

Comments(0) 09 Aug 2012

Sanford Elsass, Chairman of the National Risk Retention Association  from the VCIA Meeting.

Sanford Elsass, Chairman of the National Risk Retention Association from the VCIA Meeting.

WRIN.tv speaks with Sanford Elsass, Chairman of the National Risk Retention Association from the Vermont Captive Insurance Association Meeting. Mr.  Elsass discusses the top Watch more

Comments(0) 09 Aug 2012

BONUS: A.M. Best’s William Pargeans on increased interest in fixed annuities

BONUS: A.M. Best’s William Pargeans on increased interest in fixed annuities

A.M. Best sees increase interest in fixed annuity business by private equity and reinsurance markets. Watch more

Comments(0) 09 Aug 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – August 7, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – August 7, 2012.

Markets falter as ECB disappoints; Allianz and Axa post positive results; the IMF is cautious on U.S. economy; workers comp costs are falling…but disability is rising, and A.M. Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Aug 2012

Latest from ECB disappoints, sending markets downward.

Latest from ECB disappoints, sending markets downward.

ECB president Mario Draghi failed to provide details of plans to support the Eurozone, disappointing analysts and sending markets downward. Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Aug 2012

Allianz and Axa announce results for Q2 2012.

Allianz and Axa announce results for Q2 2012.

Allianz and Axa both posted better-than-expected results for the second quarter 2012. Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Aug 2012

The IMF is cautious on U.S. economy.

The IMF is cautious on U.S. economy.

The North America Division Chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Roberto Cardarelli, comments on the US economy. Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Aug 2012

Workers comp costs are declining while Temporary Total Disability benefits are rising.

Workers comp costs are declining while Temporary Total Disability benefits are rising.

While the National Academy of Social Insurance says workers compensation benefits declined in 2010, the National Council on Compensation Insurance reports that the duration Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Aug 2012

World Risk and Insurance News – August 2, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News – August 2, 2012.

India copes with historic power outage; Geneva Association wants changes to IAIS regulations; Bob Stein on Solvency II, US regulations and accounting standards, and AIG Watch more

Comments(0) 02 Aug 2012

India copes with impact of historic power outage

India copes with impact of historic power outage

India experienced the largest power outage in history, affecting more 600 million people and thousands of businesses. Watch more

Comments(0) 02 Aug 2012

Bob Stein on Solvency II, US regulations and accounting standards.

Bob Stein on Solvency II, US regulations and accounting standards.

Bob Stein, former executive at Ernst and Young, says Solvency II should not be implemented right now. He also reviews the implications of pending changes in US regulations and Watch more

Comments(0) 02 Aug 2012

Spain struggles as leaders express support for Euro

Spain struggles as leaders express support for Euro

Spain’s economy continues to struggle, but ECB president Mario Draghi, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande, all gave rise to hope for the Watch more

Comments(0) 31 Jul 2012

Bob Stein reports on Q2 2012 Financial Results

Bob Stein reports on Q2 2012 Financial Results

Bob Stein, a 40 year veteran with Ernst and Young, reports from the Nasdaq market site in New York second quarter financial results within the insurance sector, including sector Watch more

Comments(0) 31 Jul 2012

Bob Hartwig appears before Congress on Dodd-Frank

Bob Hartwig appears before Congress on Dodd-Frank

Doctor Robert Hartwig from the Insurance Information Institute gives testimony before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Watch more

Comments(0) 31 Jul 2012

WRIN.tv Follow-up: Aviva, Citizens and Crop Insurance

WRIN.tv Follow-up: Aviva, Citizens and Crop Insurance

In this WRIN.tv Follow-up:  Aviva offloads stake in Taiwanese joint-venture; Citizens Property Insurance Corporation approves Florida rate hike; U.S. crop losses could cost insurers Watch more

Comments(0) 31 Jul 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - July 26, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - July 26, 2012.

Crimes…and questions of coverage; AIR on modeling supply chain risk; Andy Barile on creative developments in uses of captives  Watch more

Comments(0) 26 Jul 2012

U.S. Healthcare Law  will insure fewer…cost less.

U.S. Healthcare Law will insure fewer…cost less.

The U.S. Congressional Budget Office says the Supreme Court decision regarding the U.S. healthcare overhaul would likely increase the number of uninsured Americans. Watch more

Comments(0) 26 Jul 2012

Ward 50 – Top-performing insurance companies

Ward 50 – Top-performing insurance companies

Ward Group published its list of the top-performing life and health and P&C insurance companies. Watch more

Comments(0) 26 Jul 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - July 24, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - July 24, 2012.

As the LIBOR scandal grows, insurers assess potential losses; Beazley posts solid results…and looks ahead; a 60 second Global Round-up, and a new WRIN.tv Poll asks how Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Jul 2012

Beazley chief executive Andrew Horton six month results…and the future.

Beazley chief executive Andrew Horton six month results…and the future.

Beazley chief executive Andrew Horton hosted a webcast to review its six month results. The Lloyds’ underwriter posted strong profits, and provides insight into specialty lines Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Jul 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - July 19, 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - July 19, 2012

NOAA sees temperatures rising…so goes the cost of US crop insurance; the good…and bad news about Med Mal  Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Jul 2012

WRINtv Poll: Which social media do you use at work, if any?

WRINtv Poll: Which social media do you use at work, if any?

WRIN.tv asked: Which social media do you use at work, if any?  Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Jul 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - July 17, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - July 17, 2012.

Munich Re says natural catastrophes are down; the U.S. Affordable Care Act spark continued political debate as managed care providers retrench; Andy Barile on the questions Watch more

Comments(0) 17 Jul 2012

U.S. Healthcare legislation sparks more political debate and M&A activity.

U.S. Healthcare legislation sparks more political debate and M&A activity.

The U.S. Affordable Care Act continues to get political attention, even as managed care companies jockey for market position. Watch more

Comments(0) 17 Jul 2012

Andy Barile explains Mitt Romney’s Bermuda tax issue.

Andy Barile explains Mitt Romney’s Bermuda tax issue.

Andy Barile, noted author and consultant in the area of captive management, reviews Bermuda tax rules, which have been the focus of scrutiny for Republican presidential Watch more

Comments(0) 17 Jul 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - July 12, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - July 12, 2012.

Aon Benfield releases its Global Cat Recap showing major losses affecting insurers in the US and UK; P&C insurers experienced a jump in Impairments Watch more

Comments(0) 12 Jul 2012

A.M. Best First Monday: Asia-Pacific Life Markets Slow Down

A.M. Best First Monday: Asia-Pacific Life Markets Slow Down

A.M. Best Analysts look at the life insurance markets in the Asia-Pacific region, where opportunities abound despite a slowdown in growth, especially in China, which saw a Watch more

Comments(0) 12 Jul 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - July 10, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - July 10, 2012.

Politicians put insurers in the middle of US healthcare debate; EC pushes new Insurance Mediation Directives/BIBA pushes back; Guernsey grows as a domicile for insurers Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Jul 2012

Insurance industry in middle of Healthcare debate.

Insurance industry in middle of Healthcare debate.

With the US Affordable Care Act ruled constitutional, some politicians, such as Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi have put the insurance in the middle of the political debate. Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Jul 2012

EC pushes new Insurance Mediation Directives/BIBA responds.

EC pushes new Insurance Mediation Directives/BIBA responds.

The EC proposes new Insurance Mediation Directives regulating insurance sales practices.  Steve White from the British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA) responds. Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Jul 2012

Guernsey grows as a domicile for insurers.

Guernsey grows as a domicile for insurers.

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission shares an update on growth in licensing of insurance entities on this popular island domicile for captives. Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Jul 2012

WRIN.tv's Captive Currents with Andy Barile: the competition among domiciles.

WRIN.tv's Captive Currents with Andy Barile: the competition among domiciles.

Andy Barile, a noted author and consultant in the area of captive management, launches a new series on WRIN.tv called "Captive Currents." In this segment, Andy discusses Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Jul 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - July 3, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - July 3, 2012.

Supreme Court OKs US Affordable Care Act (III""s Dr. Robert Hartwig and WRIN.tv's Simon Marks report); UK Supreme Court sides with a “lying” claimant; and a 60 second Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Jul 2012

WRIN.tv Reports from Washington D.C. as Supreme Court OKs Affordable Care Legislation

WRIN.tv Reports from Washington D.C. as Supreme Court OKs Affordable Care Legislation

Simon Marks reports from Washington D.C.. For WRIN.tv on the political impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold the U.S. Affordable Care Act. Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Jul 2012

Dr. Robert Hartwig from the I.I.I. comments on the Supreme Court ruling re: the Affordable Care Act.

Dr. Robert Hartwig from the I.I.I. comments on the Supreme Court ruling re: the Affordable Care Act.

Dr. Hartwig, President of the Insurance Information Institute,  reviews the U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, and looks ahead to next steps. Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Jul 2012

Dr. Robert Hartwig from the I.I.I. comments on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on individuals.

Dr. Robert Hartwig from the I.I.I. comments on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on individuals.

Dr. Hartwig, President of the Insurance Information Institute,  reviews the impact of the U.S. Affordable Care Act on individuals. Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Jul 2012

Dr. Robert Hartwig from the I.I.I. Comments on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on businesses.

Dr. Robert Hartwig from the I.I.I. Comments on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on businesses.

Dr. Hartwig, President of the Insurance Information Institute,  reviews the impact of the U.S. Affordable Care Act on businesses. Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Jul 2012

Dr. Robert Hartwig from the I.I.I. Comments on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the insurance industry

Dr. Robert Hartwig from the I.I.I. Comments on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the insurance industry

Dr. Hartwig, President of the Insurance Information Institute,  reviews the impact of the U.S. Affordable Care Act on segments of the insurance industry, including health, workers Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Jul 2012

UK Supreme Court sides with a “lying” claimant

UK Supreme Court sides with a “lying” claimant

The UK Supreme Court says that a man who faked the extent of injuries should collect part of his claim from a workplace accident, despite surveillance video produced by Zurich. Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Jul 2012

WRIN.tv Global Round-up: UK floods; US Flood Program; Colorado Fires; SwissRe; JLT and AIG.

WRIN.tv Global Round-up: UK floods; US Flood Program; Colorado Fires; SwissRe; JLT and AIG.

In this edition of WRIN.tv's 60-second Global Round-up: UK flooding; U.S. National Flood Insurance Program; Wildfires in Colorado; Swiss Re on premium growth; JLT on a Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Jul 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - June 28, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - June 28, 2012.

Britain’s MI5 reveals 'astonishing' risk to cyber-attacks; WRIN.tv's Cyber Risk Report; Andy Barile reviews the U.S. Justice Watch more

Comments(0) 28 Jun 2012

WRIN.tv's Cyber Risk Report (June 2012)

WRIN.tv's Cyber Risk Report (June 2012)

In this Cyber Risk Report, WRIN.tv summarizes the month in cyber risk management, including  recent announcements by the Watch more

Comments(0) 28 Jun 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - June 26, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - June 26, 2012.

Former GenRe and AIG execs settle with the US Justice Department; Andy Barile on controversial Force-placed coverage  Watch more

Comments(0) 26 Jun 2012

Andy Barile discusses controversial Force-placed coverage.

Andy Barile discusses controversial Force-placed coverage.

New York State's Department of Financial Services is investigating the practice of force-placed coverage.  Andy Barile Watch more

Comments(0) 26 Jun 2012

"What the Papers Say": UK journalists discuss transparency, Aviva and mobile technology.

This edition of "What the Papers Say" is hosted by Emmanuel Kenning, editor of Insurance Age. Guests include Jonathan  Watch more

Comments(0) 26 Jun 2012

J.D. Powers ranks  top health insurance providers.

J.D. Powers ranks top health insurance providers.

J.D. Power and Associates released its 2012 Employer Health Plan Study, which reveals attitudes of US employers about  Watch more

Comments(0) 26 Jun 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - June 21, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - June 21, 2012.

Marine insurance at the center of international politics; Bob Stein on Solvency II; Chubb says executives are underestimating risk to lawsuits, and WRIN.tv celebrates first 50 Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Jun 2012

Chubb says executives would be surprised by a D&O lawsuit.

Chubb says executives would be surprised by a D&O lawsuit.

Chubb's new Public Company Risk Survey reveals most directors believe they will not be the target of a lawsuit. The evidence suggests they are wrong. Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Jun 2012

WRIN.tv celebrates its first 50 programs

WRIN.tv celebrates its first 50 programs

After 50 programs, World Risk and Insurance News shares highlights of interviews and reports from around the world. Assembled are clips of leading insurers, reinsurers Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Jun 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - June 19, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - June 19, 2012.

Greek elections and industry financials with Bob Stein; World Bank lowers growth expectations; record hail in Texas; payback Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Jun 2012

E&Y veteran Bob Stein comments on Greek elections and financial markets; Solvency II; P&C pricing, and more.

E&Y veteran Bob Stein comments on Greek elections and financial markets; Solvency II; P&C pricing, and more.

WRIN.tv welcomes Bob Stein to the broadcast.  He is a 40-year veteran of Ernst & Young and long-time industry advisor.  In this interview from the Nasdaq Market Site Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Jun 2012

World Bank lowers its economic growth forecast.

World Bank lowers its economic growth forecast.

In its Global Economic Prospects report, the World Bank lowered its growth forecast for 2012. Andrew Burns, Manager Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Jun 2012

WRIN.tv Global Round-up: Texas Hail; Workers Comp; AIG; Solvency II capital; Telematics in Europe; India start-up capital.

WRIN.tv Global Round-up: Texas Hail; Workers Comp; AIG; Solvency II capital; Telematics in Europe; India start-up capital.

AIG repaid debt to the US Government; the Southwestern Insurance Information Service estimates losses from Dallas Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Jun 2012

Mitt Romney reiterates pledge to repeal Healthcare overhaul…but keep coverage for pre-existing conditions.

Mitt Romney reiterates pledge to repeal Healthcare overhaul…but keep coverage for pre-existing conditions.

As the U.S. Supreme Court decides the fate of the Affordable Care Act, Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney says he’ll  repeal and replace it while keeping certain coverage Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Jun 2012

WRINtv Social Pulse taps tweets from the 2012 ARIMIC Conference.

WRINtv Social Pulse taps tweets from the 2012 ARIMIC Conference.

In the first edition of Social Pulse, WRIN.tv highlights the tweets making headlines at the 2012 ARIMC Conference in Liverpool. Featured in this edition: comments from Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Jun 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - June 7, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - June 7, 2012.

OFT says UK’s motor insurance is “Dysfunctional”; A.M. Best reviews the London Market; Canada’s warmer weather will pose new risks…in 40 years, and a new study looks at the Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Jun 2012

OFT says UK’s motor insurance is “Dysfunctional”

OFT says UK’s motor insurance is “Dysfunctional”

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) believes practices in the UK private motor insurance market are “dysfunctional” and cost motorists millions of pounds in premiums. The issue Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Jun 2012

A.M. Best reviews growth in Latin America.

A.M. Best reviews growth in Latin America.

As part of A.M. Best's First Monday program, Andrea Keenan and Nancy Snyder at A.M. Best assess growth in the Latin America insurance sector. Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Jun 2012

New study looks at the true cost of Cyber attacks.

New study looks at the true cost of Cyber attacks.

A study of 1,000 IT professionals produced by Neustar reviews costs associated with cyber attacks. Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Jun 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - June 5, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - June 5, 2012.

The IAIS releases criteria for insurers “too-big-to-fail”; PwC says rise in healthcare costs…have slowed; Kiplinger editor discusses Long Term Care with A.M. Best, and ProspX Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Jun 2012

The IAIS releases criteria for insurers “too-big-to-fail”

The IAIS releases criteria for insurers “too-big-to-fail”

The International Association of Insurance Supervisors released a methodology for identifying insurers who are “too-big-to-fail” and the Basel committee and FSA consider Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Jun 2012

PwC says healthcare costs are flat for fourth year in a row

PwC says healthcare costs are flat for fourth year in a row

PwC's Health Research Institute releases a study on the slowing growth in health care spending in the US. Doctor David Levy from PwC’s Global Health Care Practice Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Jun 2012

BestDay on WRIN.tv: Kimberly Lankford at Kiplinger’s discusses Long Term Care

BestDay on WRIN.tv: Kimberly Lankford at Kiplinger’s discusses Long Term Care

BestDay on WRIN.tv: Kimberly Lankford, a contributing editor at Kiplinger’s reviews issues affecting the Long Term Care marketplace, and how consumer buying habits Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Jun 2012

ProspX CEO discusses social media in the insurance industry.

ProspX CEO discusses social media in the insurance industry.

ProspX CEO Todd Young discusses the issues insurance executives consider when assessing 'social media' in the workplace. Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Jun 2012

A second earthquake hits Italy in just two weeks.

A second earthquake hits Italy in just two weeks.

An earthquake struck Italy on May 29, just nine days after a similar quake hit the country. EQECAT estimated insured losses from the May 20 earthquake. Watch more

Comments(0) 31 May 2012

Fitch says US reinsurers are ready for hurricane season.

Fitch says US reinsurers are ready for hurricane season.

According to Fitch Ratings' Annual Hurricane Season Desk Reference, the U.S. reinsurance sector has sufficient capacity to meet expected demand for Watch more

Comments(0) 31 May 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - May 31, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - May 31, 2012.

The earth shakes in Italy for the second time in two weeks; Fitch says US reinsurers are ready for hurricane season;  form EIF 2012 - leaders at XL Watch more

Comments(0) 31 May 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - May 29, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - May 29, 2012.

The U.S. extends National Flood Insurance; Aviva sells off Asian and Irish assets; DIMA hosts the EIF in Dublin, and a new WRIN.tv Poll on social media.  Watch more

Comments(0) 29 May 2012

Aviva continues divesting strategy.

Aviva continues divesting strategy.

Aviva is selling its businesses Asia and Ireland as part of plan to divest underperforming businesses. Watch more

Comments(0) 29 May 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - May 24, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - May 24, 2012.

The slow hurricane season gets off to a fast start; IMUA president discusses cargo theft, and the future; Chartis launches CyberEdge to combat cyber risk, and ACORD LOMA Watch more

Comments(0) 24 May 2012

The

The "slow" hurricane season is off to a "fast" start.

Professor William Gray and the Colorado State University Department of Atmospheric Science predict below average tropical storm activity in 2012, as two storms emerge Watch more

Comments(0) 24 May 2012

IMUA President Kevin O'Brien discusses inland marine markets...and the future of the association.

IMUA President Kevin O'Brien discusses inland marine markets...and the future of the association.

With crime on the rise, WRIN.tv sits down with Kevin O’Brien, President of the Inland Marine Underwriters Association to discuss cargo theft, fine arts cover, and where Watch more

Comments(0) 24 May 2012

ACORD plots a course to 2020

ACORD plots a course to 2020

The ACORD LOMA Insurance Systems Forum was held in  Orlando, Florida from the 15th to the 17th of May, 2012. Industry leaders discussed the how technology standards Watch more

Comments(0) 24 May 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - May 22, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - May 22, 2012.

Dr. Hartwig from the Insurance Information Institute looks at financial performance, the Affordable Care Act and a “Summer of Regulation”; Guy Carpenter sees a record Q1 Watch more

Comments(0) 22 May 2012

Dr. Hartwig from the Insurance Information Institute looks at financial performance, the Affordable Care Act and a “Summer of Regulation.”

Dr. Hartwig from the Insurance Information Institute looks at financial performance, the Affordable Care Act and a “Summer of Regulation.”

In the second of a 2-part interview with Dr. Robert Hartwig, President and Economist at the Insurance Information Institute (III), Dr. Hartwig shares his thoughts on the industry’s Watch more

Comments(0) 22 May 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - May 17, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - May 17, 2012.

J.P. Morgan’s Chairman faces shareholders…and a federal investigation; Dr. Hartwig from the Insurance Information Institute Watch more

Comments(0) 17 May 2012

Lloyd’s launches its Vision 2025.

Lloyd’s launches its Vision 2025.

In a ceremony at Lloyd’s, the market launches its VISION 2025. Lloyd’s Chairman John Nelson and CEO Richard Ward Watch more

Comments(0) 17 May 2012

BIBA's Eric Galbraith discusses Sign Posting

BIBA's Eric Galbraith discusses Sign Posting

In Part 2 of WRIN.tv's interview with BIBA's Chief Executive, Eric Galbraith discusses the impact of BIBA’s Sign Posting initiative Watch more

Comments(0) 17 May 2012

J.P. Morgan’s Chairman faces shareholders…and a federal investigation.

J.P. Morgan’s Chairman faces shareholders…and a federal investigation.

After disclosing a $2 billion trading loss, J.P. Morgan's Chairman and Chief Executive James Dimon faced shareholders Watch more

Comments(0) 17 May 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - May 15, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - May 15, 2012.

Fallout from JP Morgan's $2B loss; UK lobbies  EU to delay Iran oil ban; Aviva’s future; Zurich UK and Beazley financials, and a candid talk with BIBA CEO, Eric Galbraith. Watch more

Comments(0) 15 May 2012

Fallout from JP Morgan's $2B loss.

Fallout from JP Morgan's $2B loss.

JPMorgan's $2 billion loss on credit default swaps results in downgrades from Fitch and S&P, and the departure of senior investment managers. Watch more

Comments(0) 15 May 2012

London Market Report: Aviva, Zurich UK & Beazley.

London Market Report: Aviva, Zurich UK & Beazley.

After a shareholder revolt pushed Aviva's CEO to resign, many are speculating over Aviva’s next move, and who lead the firm going forward. Zurich’s UK and Watch more

Comments(0) 15 May 2012

A candid talk with BIBA CEO, Eric Galbraith.

A candid talk with BIBA CEO, Eric Galbraith.

In Part 1 of WRIN.tv's interview with BIBA CEO Eric Galbraith, topics include BIBA's merger with the Institute of Insurance Brokers (IIB), political leadership in Watch more

Comments(0) 15 May 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - May 10, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - May 10, 2012.

The Shareholder Spring claims Aviva CEO; AIG reduces government debt; Aon discusses alternative risk management, and A.M. Best reviews the reinsurance market. Watch more

Comments(0) 10 May 2012

Shareholder Spring claims Aviva CEO; Interim chief executive comments.

Shareholder Spring claims Aviva CEO; Interim chief executive comments.

Shortly after investors voted against Aviva's remuneration report, the company’s CEO, Andrew Moss, announced that he will step down. Incoming chairman Watch more

Comments(0) 10 May 2012

AIG reduces government debt

AIG reduces government debt

The U.S. Treasury is selling $5 billion of its shares in AIG, bringing AIG's debt to US taxpayers to $39 billion. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) sees profits Watch more

Comments(0) 10 May 2012

Aon discusses alternative risk management.

Aon discusses alternative risk management.

Carol Murphy, a leader in Aon’s National Casualty Operations discusses trends in the risk transfer market, including risk retention, credit risk and risk financing. Watch more

Comments(0) 10 May 2012

A.M. Best reviews U.S. Affordable Care legislation

A.M. Best reviews U.S. Affordable Care legislation

Highlights from First Monday, a monthly report produced by A.M. Best. Here, Best analyst Sally Rosen discusses the "Court's call on (U.S.) health care: the what-ifs." Watch more

Comments(0) 10 May 2012

A.M. Best reviews Medical Liability Lines.

A.M. Best reviews Medical Liability Lines.

Highlights from First Monday, a monthly report produced by A.M. Best. Here, Best analyst Henry Witmer discusses "Medical Liability Line's Clean Bill of Health." Watch more

Comments(0) 10 May 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - May 8, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - May 8, 2012.

European's elections; Spain's recession; Risk management key to urban resilience in Asia, and XL in the UK introduces new multi-line commercial product. Watch more

Comments(0) 08 May 2012

Asian Development Bank: Managing risk key to urban resilience.

Asian Development Bank: Managing risk key to urban resilience.

The Asian Development Bank held its Annual Meeting of its Board of Governors. Among the key issues discussed…the global economy Watch more

Comments(0) 08 May 2012

Cats, rates and investments…all affected Q1 financial performance.

Cats, rates and investments…all affected Q1 financial performance.

Travelers and Chubb report net profits for the first quarter, while Allstate caution investors over difficult loss experience in early 2012. Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Apr 2012

RIMS '12 Debrief…RIMS Leadership: Scott Clark, Deborah Luthi and Mary Roth.

RIMS '12 Debrief…RIMS Leadership: Scott Clark, Deborah Luthi and Mary Roth.

WRIN.tv's first RIMS ’12 Debrief, with highlights of interviews with former RIMS President Scott Clark, current President Deborah Luthi Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Apr 2012

ProspX executive discusses information sharing in the insurance industry.

ProspX executive discusses information sharing in the insurance industry.

WRIN.tv sits down with Todd Young, President and CEO of ProspX, a company that develops social business solutions for the insurance Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Apr 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - April 24, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - April 24, 2012.

Cats, rates and investments affecting financial performance; Japan breaking ranks on Iranian sanctions Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Apr 2012

Lloyd's remembers the Titanic…100 years later.

Lloyd's remembers the Titanic…100 years later.

It has been 100 years since the infamous Titanic hit an iceberg and sank, killing some 1,500 passengers Watch more

Comments(0) 17 Apr 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - April 16, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - April 16, 2012.

Marsh sees P&C rates rising; Aon expanding in The Netherlands; Lloyds remembers the Titanic, and RIMS '12 on WRIN.tv. Watch more

Comments(0) 17 Apr 2012

RIMS '12 on WRIN.tv - 16 April 2012

RIMS '12 on WRIN.tv - 16 April 2012

WRIN.tv reports from Philadelphia, site of the Annual RIMS Conference & Exhibition.  Day 1         Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Apr 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - April 12, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - April 12, 2012.

Reinsurance rates rise at April 1; the ILO reports on Microinsurance; a RIMS Board member on the role of today's risk manager Watch more

Comments(0) 12 Apr 2012

ILO releases compendium on Microinsurance

ILO releases compendium on Microinsurance

The International Labour Organization (ILO) releases its second Compendium on Microinsurance. Craig Churchill, the Team Leader for Watch more

Comments(0) 12 Apr 2012

RIMS Board Member Lori Seidenberg comments on the evolving role of Risk Manager.

RIMS Board Member Lori Seidenberg comments on the evolving role of Risk Manager.

Lori Seidenberg, SVP in the Enterprise Risk Management division of Centerline Capital, and member of the RIMS Board of Directors, comments Watch more

Comments(0) 12 Apr 2012

A Look Ahead: RIMS '12 on WRIN.tv

A Look Ahead: RIMS '12 on WRIN.tv

The annual RIMS Conference & Exhibition, hosted by the Risk and Insurance Management Society, comes to Philadelphia April 15, 2012. Watch more

Comments(0) 12 Apr 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - April 10, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - April 10, 2012.

Tornadoes rip through Texas; Aon Benfield recaps Global Cats; Russia to accept more foreign investment in insurance, and RIMS looks ahead to annual conference. Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Apr 2012

Russia to increase foreign investment in insurance.

Russia to increase foreign investment in insurance.

According to The Moscow Times, foreign investment in Russian insurance companies Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Apr 2012

RIMS looks ahead to its annual risk management conference.

RIMS looks ahead to its annual risk management conference.

WRIN.tv speaks with Mary Roth, Executive Director of the Risk and Insurance Management Society Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Apr 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - April 5, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - April 5, 2012.

Conning says 2011 M&A activity was up; PwC says activity was flat; Guy Carpenter says 2012 deals will be smaller, and a look at the upcoming RIMS conference. Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Apr 2012

 Conning report says M&A activity was up in 2011.

Conning report says M&A activity was up in 2011.

According to Conning, mergers and acquisitions in the U.S. insurance market gained momentum in 2011, increasing in virtually every segment of the industry. Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Apr 2012

 PwC says M&A activity was flat, while deal values were up.

PwC says M&A activity was flat, while deal values were up.

According to PwC, the number of mergers and acquisitions  in the insurance sector was flat in 2011, though deal values were up over 2010. Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Apr 2012

Guy Carpenter says 2012 deals will be smaller

Guy Carpenter says 2012 deals will be smaller

Guy Carpenter says M&A activity in 2012 focused on small and mid-sized deals in the $1 billion to $3 billion range. Guy Carpenter also lays out the Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Apr 2012

RIMS Annual Conference, April 15-18 in Philadelphia.

RIMS Annual Conference, April 15-18 in Philadelphia.

The RIMS Annual Conference hosted by the Risk and Insurance Management Society comes to Philadelphia on April 15, and WRIN.tv will be here. Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Apr 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - April 3, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - April 3, 2012.

U.S. Supreme Court decides fate of Affordable Care Act; UK Supreme Court sides with mesothelioma patients Watch more

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U.S. Supreme Court decides fate of Affordable Care Act

U.S. Supreme Court decides fate of Affordable Care Act

The United States Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.  Professor Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Apr 2012

 UK Supreme Court sides with mesothelioma patients

UK Supreme Court sides with mesothelioma patients

 The UK Supreme Court ruled on payment of employers’ liability claims to workers who have fallen ill with Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Apr 2012

Lloyd's posts second worst year ever for 2011

Lloyd's posts second worst year ever for 2011

Lloyd's posted its second worst year ever due in part to major cat losses. Looking ahead, Lloyds' Chairman Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Apr 2012

Legislative Brief: Brooklyn Law School Professor Solan on how policy language creates disputes…and  opportunities.

Legislative Brief: Brooklyn Law School Professor Solan on how policy language creates disputes…and opportunities.

Professor Lawrence Solan from Brooklyn Law School discusses how disputes over policy wordings can lead to Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Apr 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - March 29, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - March 29, 2012.

CIAA reveals FSA fines; Allianz on 2012; Accenture and A.M. Best look at Microinsurance….and a new Legislative Brief on Policy Interpretation. Watch more

Comments(0) 29 Mar 2012

The CIAA reveals FSA fines in the UK.

The CIAA reveals FSA fines in the UK.

The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors assesses the cost of FSA fines levied Watch more

Comments(0) 29 Mar 2012

Allianz expects a hard road to growth in 2012.

Allianz expects a hard road to growth in 2012.

Allianz, Europe's largest primary insurer explains why 2012 will be ""challenging."" A letter Watch more

Comments(0) 29 Mar 2012

Accenture looks at growth opportunities in Microinsurance.

Accenture looks at growth opportunities in Microinsurance.

A paper published by Accenture assesses opportunities in Microinsurance, where Watch more

Comments(1) 29 Mar 2012

Andrea Keenan from A.M. Best discusses her report on Microinsurance.

Andrea Keenan from A.M. Best discusses her report on Microinsurance.

Andrea Keenan from A.M. Best authored a report on Microinsurance market. Here she Watch more

Comments(0) 29 Mar 2012

Legislative Brief: Brooklyn Law School Professor Solan discusses Policy Interpretation

Legislative Brief: Brooklyn Law School Professor Solan discusses Policy Interpretation

WRIN.tv speaks with Professor Lawrence Solan from Brooklyn Law School about Watch more

Comments(0) 29 Mar 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - March 27, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - March 27, 2012.

Iran oil sanctions eased; New Solvency II capital requirements Watch more

Comments(0) 27 Mar 2012

The Hartford is exiting annuity business.

The Hartford is exiting annuity business.

The Hartford is selling its annuity business following pressure from a major stakeholder. Watch more

Comments(0) 27 Mar 2012

Beazley introduces new Healthcare Regulatory Liability coverage.

Beazley introduces new Healthcare Regulatory Liability coverage.

The Beazley Group introduces Healthcare Regulatory Liability coverage E&O claims brought by governmental entities. Watch more

Comments(0) 27 Mar 2012

Legislative Brief: An overview of the U.S. Affordable Care Act.

Legislative Brief: An overview of the U.S. Affordable Care Act.

As the U.S. Supreme Court begins hearing challenges to its constitutionality, WRIN.tv provides a synopsis of the Affordable Care Act Watch more

Comments(0) 27 Mar 2012

EXCLUSIVE London Market Report: Part 2 of WRIN.tv's interview with David Ruffley MP.

EXCLUSIVE London Market Report: Part 2 of WRIN.tv's interview with David Ruffley MP.

In the second part of Elliot Lane’s Exclusive interview with David Ruffley, the Senior Member of the Treasury Select Committee Watch more

Comments(0) 22 Mar 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - March 20, 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - March 20, 2012

An EXCLUSIVE Interview with UK's David Ruffley MP; EU debates sanctions on Iran oil, IMF bails out Greece, Legislative Brief on Tort Reform. Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Mar 2012

Legislative Brief:  Brooklyn Law School Professor Twerski on tort reform

Legislative Brief: Brooklyn Law School Professor Twerski on tort reform

QBE is consolidating its reinsurance operations under a single management team and a unified brand. Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Mar 2012

U.S. tornadoes; Australian floods; QBE

U.S. tornadoes; Australian floods; QBE "Re"; A.M. Best on hedge funds in reinsurance; Investigations over UK’s Equity Red Star; Legislative Brief on Tort Liability

U.S. tornadoes; Australian floods; QBE "Re"; A.M. Best on hedge funds in reinsurance; Investigations over UK’s Watch more

Comments(0) 15 Mar 2012

Legislative Brief:  Brooklyn Law School Professor Twerski on tort liability

Legislative Brief: Brooklyn Law School Professor Twerski on tort liability

In part 1 of a 2-part interview, WRIN.tv discusses tort liability with Brooklyn Law School Professor Aaron Twerski, Watch more

Comments(0) 15 Mar 2012

Greek Debt Swap, Iranian Sanctions, and the impact on Petrochemical firms and P&I, Cameron critical of Solvency II, Legislative Brief on the US Affordable Care Act

Greek Debt Swap, Iranian Sanctions, and the impact on Petrochemical firms and P&I, Cameron critical of Solvency II, Legislative Brief on the US Affordable Care Act

Greek Debt Swap, Iranian Sanctions, and the impact on Petrochemical firms and P&I, Cameron critical of Solvency II, Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Mar 2012

International News: Fitch on the impact of Greek Debt deal on insurers.

International News: Fitch on the impact of Greek Debt deal on insurers.

Greek Finance Minster announces agreement on the debt restructuring and Fitch comments. Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Mar 2012

International News: Iranian trade sanctions affect insurers.

International News: Iranian trade sanctions affect insurers.

Global insurers get caught up in new US trade sanctions on Iran. Watch more

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International News: S&P on sanctions, petrochemical firms and P&I.

International News: S&P on sanctions, petrochemical firms and P&I.

S&P on impact of sanctions on petrochemical firms and protection and indemnity insurance. Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Mar 2012

London Market Report: UK's Prime Minister criticizes Solvency II.

London Market Report: UK's Prime Minister criticizes Solvency II.

Prime Minster David Cameron criticizes Solvency II for endangering the insurance industry in the UK. Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Mar 2012

Legislative Brief: Professor Mazzone on the industry’s reaction to the U.S. Affordable Healthcare Act.

Legislative Brief: Professor Mazzone on the industry’s reaction to the U.S. Affordable Healthcare Act.

In part 4 of WRIN.tv's interview with prominent constitutional scholar, Professor Jason Mazzone Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Mar 2012

Legislative Brief: Brooklyn Law School Professor Mazzone reviews court battles over the U.S. Affordable Care Act.

Legislative Brief: Brooklyn Law School Professor Mazzone reviews court battles over the U.S. Affordable Care Act.

In part 3 of WRIN.tv's interview with prominent constitutional scholar, Professor Jason Mazzone from the Brooklyn Law School Watch more

Comments(0) 08 Mar 2012

WRIN.tv Viewer Poll: Viewer feelings about economic conditions.

WRIN.tv Viewer Poll: Viewer feelings about economic conditions.

WRIN.tv Viewer Poll: How do you feel about economic conditions in the coming year? Most appear to be optimistic. Watch more

Comments(0) 08 Mar 2012

Financial Report

Financial Report

Brian Scott-Smith reports from the Nasdaq Market Site in New York for WRIN.tv, reporting on financial market performance, Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Mar 2012

Insights: EU Unemployment Reaches All-time High

Insights: EU Unemployment Reaches All-time High

Eurostat releases unemployment figures for the EU, the worst since the Euro was introduced in 1999. Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Mar 2012

Insights: Jacobson/Ward Study on Insurance Industry Employment

Insights: Jacobson/Ward Study on Insurance Industry Employment

An Insurance Labor Market Study by The Jacobson Group and Ward Group is encouraging regarding employment Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Mar 2012

Legislative Brief: Brooklyn Law School Professor Mazzone on the U.S. Affordable Care Act - Part 2

Legislative Brief: Brooklyn Law School Professor Mazzone on the U.S. Affordable Care Act - Part 2

In part 2 of WRIN.tv's interview with prominent constitutional scholar, Professor Jason Mazzone from the Brooklyn Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Mar 2012

Financial Report: 2011  Results from AIG; Swiss Re and RSA.

Financial Report: 2011 Results from AIG; Swiss Re and RSA.

American International Group reports profits for the second year in a row. Swiss Re results were affected by “an exceptional natural Watch more

Comments(0) 01 Mar 2012

Insights: PwC’s David Law discusses 15th Global CEO Survey.

Insights: PwC’s David Law discusses 15th Global CEO Survey.

PwC’s Global Insurance Leader David Law discusses the results of  PwC's 15th Global CEO Survey, which included input from 120 insurance CEOs. Watch more

Comments(0) 01 Mar 2012

Insights: RAND Corporation Study on the U.S. Affordable Care Act.

Insights: RAND Corporation Study on the U.S. Affordable Care Act.

The RAND Corporation looks at the U.S. Affordable Care Act and what would happen if the  Individual Mandate were eliminated. Watch more

Comments(0) 01 Mar 2012

Legislative Brief: Brooklyn Law School Professor Mazzone reviews the key provisions of the U.S. Affordable Care Act.

Legislative Brief: Brooklyn Law School Professor Mazzone reviews the key provisions of the U.S. Affordable Care Act.

In part 1 of WRIN.tv's interview with prominent constitutional scholar, Professor Jason Mazzone from the Brooklyn Law School, to discuss Watch more

Comments(0) 01 Mar 2012

BestDay on WRIN.tv: Deloitte Insurance Leaders comment on state of industry, regulation and growth strategies.

BestDay on WRIN.tv: Deloitte Insurance Leaders comment on state of industry, regulation and growth strategies.

World Risk and Insurance News has assembled highlights from a 2-part edition of BestDay, with Rebecca Amoroso, Vice Chairman  Watch more

Comments(0) 28 Feb 2012

International News: Greek Austerity and Widespread Protest; Moody's Downgrades Across Europe;  U.S. Cautiously Optimistic.

International News: Greek Austerity and Widespread Protest; Moody's Downgrades Across Europe; U.S. Cautiously Optimistic.

Top Story: the Euro Zone Crisis. The Greek parliament approves austerity bill sparking widespread protest. Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Feb 2012

Exclusive WRIN.tv Interview: Dr. Robert Hartwig from the Insurance Information Institute on the global economy and his outlook for 2012.

Exclusive WRIN.tv Interview: Dr. Robert Hartwig from the Insurance Information Institute on the global economy and his outlook for 2012.

Doctor Robert Hartwig, President and Economist at the Insurance Information Institute (III), is interviewed by Marisa Krystian Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Feb 2012

Who Got Caught? with Barry Zalma (Medicare Fraud)

Who Got Caught? with Barry Zalma (Medicare Fraud)

In this edition of ""Who Got Caught?” Barry Zalma discusses the fight over "Medicare Fraud."  Mr. Zalma Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Feb 2012

Healthcare Report: Affordable Care Forces U.S. Insurers to Cover Birth Control

Healthcare Report: Affordable Care Forces U.S. Insurers to Cover Birth Control

Birth control, mandated under new U.S. Health Care legislation, is debated: concerns over limits on insurance premiums and the impact on insurer profits. Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Feb 2012

Who Got Caught? with Barry Zalma (Murder for Life Insurance)

Who Got Caught? with Barry Zalma (Murder for Life Insurance)

In this edition of "Who Got Caught?” Barry Zalma reviews a shocking case of "Murder for Life Insurance." Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Feb 2012

Technology/Modeling Report: Adoption of Predictive Modeling

Technology/Modeling Report: Adoption of Predictive Modeling

“Predictive Modeling” is proving its value among P&C insurers.  A survey from Towers Watson looks at adoption of Predictive Modeling among Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Feb 2012

BestDay on WRIN.tv…U.S. Economic Recovery

BestDay on WRIN.tv…U.S. Economic Recovery

John Weber hosts a A.M. Best economists Jim Gillard and Nancy Snyder, who share their views on the potential for a sustained economic recovery Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Feb 2012

International News: Greek Debt, Swiss Re on Earthquakes, ABI on UK flood, Fitch on EU Captives.

International News: Greek Debt, Swiss Re on Earthquakes, ABI on UK flood, Fitch on EU Captives.

   International News includes the Greek debt deal; a report from Swiss Re on earthquake losses and the underinsured    Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Feb 2012

BestDay on WRIN.tv…Solvency II Preparedness

BestDay on WRIN.tv…Solvency II Preparedness

John Weber hosts a special edition of BestDay on WRIN.tv, exploring the speculation of a delay in the implementation of Solvency II Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Feb 2012

WRIN.tv Poll...Is your firm planning to add new hires in 2012?

WRIN.tv Poll...Is your firm planning to add new hires in 2012?

World Risk and Insurance News reveals the results of its most recent viewer poll Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Feb 2012

Top Story: The  World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland and the 2012 Global Risk Report.

Top Story: The World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland and the 2012 Global Risk Report.

IIndustry leaders introduce the 2012 Global Risk Report at the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. Watch more

Comments(0) 30 Jan 2012

"Who Got Caught" with Barry Zalma

In this edition of "Who Got Caught?” Barry Zalma comments on "Arson for Profit" Watch more

Comments(0) 30 Jan 2012

WRIN.tv International News…Costa Concordia Sinks…Aon Moving... Liberty Syndicates Sponsors World Cup…

WRIN.tv International News…Costa Concordia Sinks…Aon Moving... Liberty Syndicates Sponsors World Cup…

WRIN.tv reviews the impact of the sinking of Carnival Cruise Line's Costa Concordia Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Jan 2012

"Who Got Caught" with Barry Zalma

In this first edition of "Who Got Caught?", Barry Zalma comments on crime and appropriate punishment Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Jan 2012

WRIN.tv International News… China…US…UK…

WRIN.tv International News… China…US…UK…

Chairman of the China Insurance Regulatory Commission comments on increased premiums in the insurance sector Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Jan 2012

"BestDay on WRIN.tv: A.M. Best Reviews Top 25 Insurers "

In this edition of “BestDay on WRIN.tv”, A.M. Best Company reviews their rankings of the top 25 insurers Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Jan 2012

WRIN.tv International News… UK…Japan…Philippines…US…

WRIN.tv International News… UK…Japan…Philippines…US…

Hastings Direct Chairman to appear before Lloyds disciplinary board re: Equity Red Star Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Jan 2012

WRIN.tv Life, Accident & Health Report…Fee added to US healthcare premiums for research.

WRIN.tv Life, Accident & Health Report…Fee added to US healthcare premiums for research.

As part if the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Federal Government adds a fee to healthcare coverage to fund research. Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Jan 2012

WRIN.tv Event Calendar - January 2012

WRIN.tv Event Calendar - January 2012

Groups such as the ACLI, III, ICA, IAIR, AAPPO, NIIA, Asia Insurance Review and World Captive Forum are holding industry meetings Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Jan 2012

2011 Year-end Review…Record Catastrophe Losses Affect Pricing in the Insurance and Reinsurance Market.

2011 Year-end Review…Record Catastrophe Losses Affect Pricing in the Insurance and Reinsurance Market.

Video highlights of industry experts from Aon Benfield, Guy Carpenter, Insurance Information Institute Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Dec 2011

2011 Year-end Review...The Global Economy and its Impact on Financial Performance in the Insurance Industry.

2011 Year-end Review...The Global Economy and its Impact on Financial Performance in the Insurance Industry.

Video highlights of industry experts from Beecher Carlson, Guy Carpenter, Insurance Information Institute Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Dec 2011

2011 Year-end Review…A Prospective Look at Growth and Opportunity in the Insurance Industry for 2012.

2011 Year-end Review…A Prospective Look at Growth and Opportunity in the Insurance Industry for 2012.

Video highlights of industry experts from A.M. Best, Aon Benfield, Goldberg Segalla, Guy Carpenter Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Dec 2011

WRIN.tv Global Roundup…Insurance in the headlines from China, London, Bermuda, Washington D.C. and Walnut Creek, California.

WRIN.tv Global Roundup…Insurance in the headlines from China, London, Bermuda, Washington D.C. and Walnut Creek, California.

Headlines include a new IPO by New China Life Insurance Company, a new Lloyds syndicate formed by Catlin and China Re, Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Dec 2011

Exclusive Interview with Dr. Robert Hartwig, President and Economist at the Insurance Information Institute.

Exclusive Interview with Dr. Robert Hartwig, President and Economist at the Insurance Information Institute.

Doctor Robert Hartwig, President and Economist at the Insurance Information Institute (III),is interviewed by Lucy Segal at the NASDAQ Market Site Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Dec 2011

WRIN.tv Interview...IR Magazine discusses investor relations in the insurance industry

WRIN.tv Interview...IR Magazine discusses investor relations in the insurance industry

Natalie Carney reports from the NASDAQ Market Site in New York where she speaks with Tom Johansmeyer Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Nov 2011

“BestDay on WRIN.tv”…An interview with Yvette Essen from A.M. Best in London.

“BestDay on WRIN.tv”…An interview with Yvette Essen from A.M. Best in London.

BestDay Host John Weber speaks with Yvette Essen from A.M. Best in London regarding opportunities Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Nov 2011

Third Quarter Financial Performance

Third Quarter Financial Performance

Nathan King reports from the NASDAQ Market Site in New York on third quarter financial results Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Nov 2011

WRIN.tv Global Roundup

WRIN.tv Global Roundup

News making headlines in the insurance industry, including floods in Thailand, the Eurozone Debt Crisis, new regulations Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Nov 2011

Mergers and Acquisitions Update

Mergers and Acquisitions Update

Nathan King reports from the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York on Mergers and Acquisitions activity Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Nov 2011

WRIN.tv Poll: Reinsurance Renewals

WRIN.tv Poll: Reinsurance Renewals

Natalie Carney highlights results of a WRIN.tv Poll that asked: Following the catastrophe losses suffered so far in 2011 Watch more

Comments(0) 30 Oct 2011

Global Roundup

Global Roundup

WRIN.tv looks at the topics being discussed at several industry gatherings taking place desiring the week of October 24, Watch more

Comments(0) 23 Oct 2011

Monte Carlo Brief with Rebecca Bole, Insider Publishing

Monte Carlo Brief with Rebecca Bole, Insider Publishing

Rebecca Bole, Publishing Editor of Insider Publishing, provides insights into topics discussed at the 2011 Monte Carlo RendezVous, Watch more

Comments(0) 18 Sep 2011

Monte Carlo Brief with Jon Guy, Reinsurance Magazine

Monte Carlo Brief with Jon Guy, Reinsurance Magazine

Jon Guy, Editorial Director of Reinsurance Magazine, reports from the 2011 Monte Carlo RendezVous. Brokers vehemently reject reinsurers call for price rises Watch more

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“WRIN Global Round-up”

WRIN.tv spans the globe for interesting regional news affecting the risk and insurance industry. Watch more

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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 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

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

02 Apr 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

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

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

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

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

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

26 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

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

11 Feb 2014