October 24, 2014
 
 

 

 

 

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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A.M. Best describes the Surplus Lines market as

A.M. Best describes the Surplus Lines market as "Very Stable.” See why.

Senior Financial Analyst, David Blades, from A. M. Best takes a close look at what is driving the positive results in surplus lines, and how they compare to the rest of the property-casualty market.     Watch more

Comments(0) 23 Oct 2014

Eye on the Storm: AIR estimates Bermuda losses from Hurricane Gonzalo at $200-400 million.

Eye on the Storm: AIR estimates Bermuda losses from Hurricane Gonzalo at $200-400 million.

Bermuda passed through the eye of the storm on Friday, October 17, when Hurricane Gonzalo made landfall on the south-central coast of Bermuda as a category two storm.  In this edition of  “Eye on the Storm”, Scott Stransky, Manager and Senior Scientist at AIR Worldwide, reviews the Hurricane Gonzalo and its impact on Bermuda.    Watch more

Comments(0) 23 Oct 2014

M&As are riskier than organic growth, but can be an effective way to augment capabilities - CEO at CNO Financial Group.

M&As are riskier than organic growth, but can be an effective way to augment capabilities - CEO at CNO Financial Group.

For some companies, engaging in a merger or acquisition is an important part of a growth strategy. WRIN.tv spoke with Ed Bonach, CEO of the CNO Financial Group, about market and business conditions surrounding today’s M&A strategies.  Watch more

Comments(0) 22 Oct 2014

With economic prospects improving, regulation and excess capital will drive insurance M&As - Director at Towers Watson.

With economic prospects improving, regulation and excess capital will drive insurance M&As - Director at Towers Watson.

Towers Watson recently released a report looking at the drivers of M&A activity in the U.S. P&C market. WRIN.tv spoke with Alessandro Santoni, Director of the Risk & Financial Services at Towers Watson, about the report during the SNL Insurance M&A Symposium in New York.  Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Oct 2014

NFP COO sees shift to consumerism in life insurance and benefits supported by technology and transparency.

NFP COO sees shift to consumerism in life insurance and benefits supported by technology and transparency.

Towers Watson recently released a report looking at the drivers of M&A activity in the U.S. P&C market. WRIN.tv spoke with Alessandro Santoni, Director of the Risk & Financial Services at Towers Watson, about the report during the SNL Insurance M&A Symposium in New York.   Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Oct 2014

Deloitte partner explains the four stages in an M&A life cycle.

Deloitte partner explains the four stages in an M&A life cycle.

WRIN.tv spoke with Matthew Hutton from Deloitte about the life cycle of mergers and acquisitions, and the importance of due diligence. He says there are four stages in the life cycle of an M&A: M&A strategy; Target Screening; Due Diligence and Transaction execution; and Integration.   Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Oct 2014

Monday Morning Headlines: October 20, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: October 20, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: Hurricane Gonzalo; RMS: Next big earthquake in San Francisco Bay Area could cause $200B in losses; Report: More than 10,000 California consumers could lose health coverage under ACA; Moody's reports stable outlook for US P&C personal Ins. Ind.; Accenture: Ins. claim satisfaction not enough to keep customers loyal; Reinsurers' use of multiyear deals should be limited, S&P says; and more.    Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Oct 2014

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

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

Monday Morning Headlines; Sandy Bigglestone VT Dir Captive Ins., Rod Nofzigerthe OOIDA, Joe Petrelli President of Demotech,Joe Sheerer Stonybrook Capital,  Dan Labrie the new Chairman of NRRA; Reinsurance Today with Frank Nutter and Tad Montross Gen Re; SNL M&A Symposium – Scott Littlejohn, BMO Capital  Watch more

Comments(0) 18 Oct 2014

Environment not conducive to M&A, though “underperformers” could be selling – Managing Director at BMO Capital Markets.

Environment not conducive to M&A, though “underperformers” could be selling – Managing Director at BMO Capital Markets.

WRIN.tv was onsite at the 5th Annual SNL Insurance M&A Symposium in New York, where senior executives from the industry came together with top deal-makers to look at expectations and prospects for mergers and acquisitions in the sector.   Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Oct 2014

RRGs not showing signs of soft market, according to Demotech President.

RRGs not showing signs of soft market, according to Demotech President.

Demotech has carved out a niche as a rating agency analyzing regional and specialty P&C companies, title insurers, and risk retention groups (RRGs).  Here, Demotech President Joe Petrelli discusses the Demontech approach to ratings and the firm’s most recent report on RRGs.  Watch more

Comments(0) 15 Oct 2014

RRGs respond best when traditional market falls short, according to new NRRA Chair.

RRGs respond best when traditional market falls short, according to new NRRA Chair.

With Sandy Elsass stepping down as Chairman of the National Risk Retention Association (NRRA), Dan Labrie stepped into the role at the Annual NRRA Conference in Chicago. He is also President and CEO of the HAI Group.    Watch more

Comments(0) 15 Oct 2014

New regulations could have devastating impact on the trucking and insurance industry, according to OOIDA COO.

New regulations could have devastating impact on the trucking and insurance industry, according to OOIDA COO.

Rod Nofziger, the COO of the Owner Operated Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA), spoke with WRIN.tv during the NRRA Conference in Chicago about the meeting and his concerns about new regulations that could have a negative impact on more than just the truckers he represents.  Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Oct 2014

Why Vermont continues to thrive as a captive/RRG domicile, despite competition.

Why Vermont continues to thrive as a captive/RRG domicile, despite competition.

WRIN.tv spoke with Sandy Bigglestone, the Director of Captive Insurance in Vermont’s Department of Financial Regulation, about the current state of the captive and RRG market, and why Vermont continues to be an attractive domicile.   Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Oct 2014

As RRGs are more accepted as alternative risk vehicle, premium could grow to $5 billion - Stonybrook Capital Founder.

As RRGs are more accepted as alternative risk vehicle, premium could grow to $5 billion - Stonybrook Capital Founder.

There are several creative strategies emerging that are affecting capital raising, M&As, and risk management.  WRIN.tv spoke with Joe Sheerer, founder of Stonybrook Capital, an investment banking and strategic advisory firm, about the different capital management strategies.    Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Oct 2014

Reinsurance Today:  RAA President welcomes Gen Re Chairman/CEO to discuss the prospects for reinsurance and capital markets.

Reinsurance Today: RAA President welcomes Gen Re Chairman/CEO to discuss the prospects for reinsurance and capital markets.

WRIN.tv’s Reinsurance Today is a new series hosted by Frank Nutter, President of the Reinsurance Association of America (RAA), and focused on news and analysis of the reinsurance marketplace.In this edition of Reinsurance Today, Frank Nutter welcomes Tad Montross, Chairman and CEO of General Re.  Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Oct 2014

Monday Morning Headlines: October 13, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: October 13, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: Greenberg’s lawsuit vs. AIG moves ahead.;FSOC OKs MetLife request for hearing over possible SIFI designation;Big data: A big deal in a soft insurance market? AIR Worldwide introduces inland flood model for U; SWal-Mart makes health care enrollment play, rattles eHealth shares; and more.  Watch more

Comments(0) 12 Oct 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: October 6-10, 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: October 6-10, 2014

Monday Morning Headlines; Continued Coverage of NRRA Annual Meeting with Sandy Elsass, Joe Deems, Skip Myers, Michael Schroeder and Michael Bemi; Cyber Risk Series on Board and C-Suite responsibilities for data breach preparedness; ACORD Tech Talk on Internet of Things; A.M. Best Outlook for Vision Insurers.      Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Oct 2014

Acclaimed risk management program developed by National Catholic RRG helps prevent sexual misconduct.

Acclaimed risk management program developed by National Catholic RRG helps prevent sexual misconduct.

The Catholic church must manage difficult liability risks, some unique to a global organization with many local outlets.  WRIN.tv spoke with Michael Bemi from The National Catholic Risk Retention Group about the distinct challenges he faces.   Watch more

Comments(0) 09 Oct 2014

ACORD Tech Talk: The Internet of Things (Part 2) – The impact on the insurance industry.

ACORD Tech Talk: The Internet of Things (Part 2) – The impact on the insurance industry.

In this edition of ACORD Tech Talk, host Johnell Johnson welcomes Pete Teresi, VP of Standards and Technology from ACORD, for a follow-up discussion on “The Internet of Things."  Here, he talks about the future of a connected world, how it will affect our lives, and its impact on the insurance industry.   Watch more

Comments(0) 09 Oct 2014

RRGs awaiting Congressional vote on addition of property risks, according to NRRA General Counsel.

RRGs awaiting Congressional vote on addition of property risks, according to NRRA General Counsel.

Risk Retention Groups (RRGs) are subject to several laws unique within the insurance industry.  WRIN.tv spoke with NRRA’s General Counsel Skip Myers, who is also a Senior Partner at Morris, Manning & Martin, about the impact of legislation and regulation on RRGs during NRRA’s Annual Conference in Chicago.  Watch more

Comments(0) 08 Oct 2014

Big court cases bode well for RRGs in upholding LRRA, but some regulators still harbor

Big court cases bode well for RRGs in upholding LRRA, but some regulators still harbor "animosity."

A major topic of discussion at the Annual Conference of the National Risk Retention Association (NRRA) was the court battles some risk retention groups (RRGs) have waged to enforce the Liability Risk Retention Act (LRRA).  Watch more

Comments(0) 08 Oct 2014

Outgoing NRRA Chairman challenges members to recruit so NRRA can better defend Liability Risk Retention Act.

Outgoing NRRA Chairman challenges members to recruit so NRRA can better defend Liability Risk Retention Act.

WRIN.tv spoke with outgoing NRRA Chairman Sandy Elsass about the state of risk retention groups (RRGs) today; issues that continue to affect RRGs and his challenge to NRRA members in attendance.  Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Oct 2014

Cyber Risk Series: Board and C-Suite responsible for data breach preparedness.

Cyber Risk Series: Board and C-Suite responsible for data breach preparedness.

Stan Stahl, President of Citadel Information Group, welcomes Melissa Ventrone, chair of the Data Privacy & Security Practice at the law firm of Wilson Elser, and Worldwide Facilities VP Steve Vallone, to discuss the responsibility of the Board and senior management regarding company preparedness for cyber liability and data breaches.    Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Oct 2014

Despite challenges, the outlook for RRGs is very good, according to the Executive Director of NRRA.

Despite challenges, the outlook for RRGs is very good, according to the Executive Director of NRRA.

Like other segments of the P&C industry, Risk Retention Groups (RRGs) are affected by market conditions, emerging risks, and regulation.   Here, WRIN.tv speaks with Joe Deems, Executive Director of the National Risk Retention Association (NRRA), about the fight for the rights of RRGs, NRRA’s Annual Conference in Chicago, and his outlook for the future.  Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Oct 2014

A.M. Best reviews its “positive” outlook for vision insurers .

A.M. Best reviews its “positive” outlook for vision insurers .

In this edition of A.M. Best’s First Monday series, the rating agency looks at a sub-segment of the health insurance market: vision insurers.  A.M. Best Research Analyst, Jason Hopper, explores the growth in premiums for vision insurers, and why the outlook remains positive for the foreseeable future.    Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Oct 2014

Monday Morning Headlines: October 6, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: October 6, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: Fed to evaluate effects of revised regulatory capital framework; Industry fires back against CFA report questioning auto insurance affordability; Reputational damage a risk in wake of UK annuity changes, execs warn; Fla. insurance regulator signs off on removal of up to 215,488 Citizens policies; AmTrust defends co-founders over charity scrutiny.  Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Oct 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: September 28 - October 3, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: September 28 - October 3, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines; Interviews with industry leaders from Head of Strategic Development-Lexington,President of Arch Re, Exec. Dir. WCRI, and a Partner from Debevoise & Plimpton: CONNecting with Conning: Eye on the Storm: Pacific Typhoon Season; A.M. Best – Reinsurance and Canada; and Spencer Foundation Gala   Watch more

Comments(0) 04 Oct 2014

Canadian insurance market, hurt by CAT losses, interest rates and regulation, maintains “Stable” A.M.  Best rating.

Canadian insurance market, hurt by CAT losses, interest rates and regulation, maintains “Stable” A.M. Best rating.

In highlights from a recent First Monday report, A.M. Best Financial Analysts explain the “Stable” ratings given the Canadian Property-Casualty and Life insurance sectors,  and their outlook for the immediate future of the markets.   Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Oct 2014

The Spencer Foundation’s 35th Annual Gala…Attracting talent to “an exciting industry.”

The Spencer Foundation’s 35th Annual Gala…Attracting talent to “an exciting industry.”

WRIN.tv went to the Spencer Foundation’s 35th Anniversary Gala in New York, where we spoke with Brion Callori, Spencer Foundation Chairman and SVP at FM Global about the role of the Spencer Foundation in attracting talent to the industry.    Watch more

Comments(0) 02 Oct 2014

Eye on the Storm: Typhoon Season – Typhoon Season below average so far, according to AIR.

Eye on the Storm: Typhoon Season – Typhoon Season below average so far, according to AIR.

WRIN.tv speaks with Dr. Peter Sousounis, AVP and Senior Principal Scientist at AIR Worldwide, about typhoon activity in the Pacific Basin.  Watch more

Comments(0) 02 Oct 2014

Use of opioids varies greatly in workers comp cases from state to state, according to WCRI.

Use of opioids varies greatly in workers comp cases from state to state, according to WCRI.

WRIN.tv speaks with Dr. Richard Victor, executive director at the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) to discuss how opioid use is affecting the insurance industry.  Watch more

Comments(0) 01 Oct 2014

Reinsurers need to leverage their intellectual property to grow, according to President of Arch Re.

Reinsurers need to leverage their intellectual property to grow, according to President of Arch Re.

The Monte Carlo RendezVous marks the beginning of the 1-1 renewal season in reinsurance.  And following a fairly calm hurricane season, and relatively low catastrophes losses overall, there appears to still be a continued downward pressure on rates.  WRIN.tv spoke with Nicolas Papadopoulo, President and CEO of Arch Re to discuss the current reinsurance market.  Watch more

Comments(0) 01 Oct 2014

Big Data provides insight into the “Total Cost of Risk

Big Data provides insight into the “Total Cost of Risk", according to Head of Strategic Development at Lexington.

Data has become the lifeblood of the insurance industry - assessing risk, informing decisions, and guiding resources. WRIN.tv speaks with Matt Power, EVP and Head of Strategic Development at Lexington Insurance, about the positive and the cautionary sides of data and technology.  Watch more

Comments(0) 30 Sep 2014

A.M. Best explains ‘Negative Outlook’ for reinsurance industry.

A.M. Best explains ‘Negative Outlook’ for reinsurance industry.

Excess capital and lower investment income have put pressure on reinsurers to make an acceptable return.  These and other persistent challenges are among the reasons for A.M. Best’s downgrade of the reinsurance sector from ‘Stable’ to ‘Negative.’  Watch more

Comments(0) 30 Sep 2014

CONNecting with Conning: Conning’s CEO on the new risk paradigm for insurance investors.

CONNecting with Conning: Conning’s CEO on the new risk paradigm for insurance investors.

While economists struggle to find good news in a challenging environment, institutional investors continue to search for yield in new and sometimes unfamiliar areas. WRIN.tv speaks with Woody Bradford, President and CEO at Conning, about his views on insurance investors evolving investment strategies.  Watch more

Comments(0) 29 Sep 2014

Regulation is one of the biggest drivers of insurance industry M&A, says partner at Debevoise & Plimpton.

Regulation is one of the biggest drivers of insurance industry M&A, says partner at Debevoise & Plimpton.

In a recent report, Fitch says alternative forms of risk transfer are a permanent market fixture, having gained acceptance in the reinsurance sector, particularly for property CAT risk. Here, Nick Potter, a partner with the multinational law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton discusses trends in insurance M&A activity.   Watch more

Comments(0) 29 Sep 2014

Monday Morning Headlines: September 29, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: September 29, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: FIO annual report highlights importance of non-US reinsurance market, Death Master File issues; SCOR's head of ILS strategies on the future of the market ;Towers Watson poll: Nearly a quarter of employers see private health exchanges as possible alternative; ACA insurers up 25% in 2015, HHS says; Calif. med-mal insurers pour millions into fighting negligence reform initiative;  and more.    Watch more

Comments(0) 28 Sep 2014

Technology is making it harder for insurers to distinguish themselves from their competition, according to ReSource Pro.

Technology is making it harder for insurers to distinguish themselves from their competition, according to ReSource Pro.

WRIN.tv spoke with Kurt Korhorst , Head of Productivity Solutions Group at ReSource Pro, a provider of outsourcing, about the many changes that affecting today’s surplus lines professional.   Watch more

Comments(0) 26 Sep 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: September 22 - 26, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: September 22 - 26, 2014.

 WRIN.tv ended its coverage of the RendezVous with Corelogic EQECAT President Paul Little; Brad Adderley a partner at Appleby, and Andrea Best from the law firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath; Continued its coverage of NAPSLO with: NAPCO CEO, AAMGA Executive Director,President of RT Specialty; National Casualty President at Risk Placement Services and AmWINS:  NRRA Sandy Elsass, Cyber Risk Series on breaches; and Eye on the Storm Rpt on Hurricane Odile     Watch more

Comments(0) 26 Sep 2014

AAMGA Executive Director on the next generation of insurance professional, excess capital, affordability, regulation, and more.

AAMGA Executive Director on the next generation of insurance professional, excess capital, affordability, regulation, and more.

In part 2 of WRIN.tv’s interview with Bernie Heinze, the Executive Director at the AAMGA assesses opportunities for growth in the wholesale market, AAMGA’s focus on the next generation of insurance professionals and his outlook for the future.     Watch more

Comments(0) 25 Sep 2014

Eye on the Storm:  AIR Worldwide assesses damage to Cabo from Hurricane Odile.

Eye on the Storm: AIR Worldwide assesses damage to Cabo from Hurricane Odile.

On Sunday, September 14th, Hurricane Odile came ashore as a Category 3 storm near the Mexican resort town of Cabo San Lucas  Watch more

Comments(0) 25 Sep 2014

As standard market carriers renew underwriting discipline, more business is coming back to surplus lines, according to Risk Placement Services exec.

As standard market carriers renew underwriting discipline, more business is coming back to surplus lines, according to Risk Placement Services exec.

WRIN.tv spoke with Bill Wilkinson, National Casualty President at Risk Placement Services, about the E&S casualty market during the recent NAPSLO Convention in Atlanta.    Watch more

Comments(0) 25 Sep 2014

AAMGA Executive Director sees sustainability, relevancy and opportunity as major issues for the E&S market.

AAMGA Executive Director sees sustainability, relevancy and opportunity as major issues for the E&S market.

WRIN.tv spoke with Bernie Heinze, Executive Director at the AAMGA, during the recent NAPLSLO Convention in Atlanta.    Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Sep 2014

RT Specialty exec sees great opportunities, even in a soft E&S market.

RT Specialty exec sees great opportunities, even in a soft E&S market.

WRIN.tv spoke with Brenda (Ballard) Austenfeld, President of RT Specialty’s Kansas City operations and Managing Director in their National Property Practice.  She addresses the turn-around in the E&S market, and the challenges and opportunities that still exist in surplus lines.   Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Sep 2014

Cyber Risk Series: Beazley Underwriter says a breach alone is not a disaster, but mishandling it is.

Cyber Risk Series: Beazley Underwriter says a breach alone is not a disaster, but mishandling it is.

Stan Stahl, President of Citadel Information Group, sits with Serene Davis, an Underwriter with Beazley, to discuss cyber breaches and what companies can do to protect themselves from a major loss.    Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Sep 2014

Concerns that regulators are competing over regulation of the insurance industry…Head of London Office at Drinker Biddle & Reath

Concerns that regulators are competing over regulation of the insurance industry…Head of London Office at Drinker Biddle & Reath

According to Andrea Best, head of the London Office of Drinker Biddle & Reath and part of the insurance practice team, there is a major concern among insurance professionals about the increased proliferation of regulation. It seems that “regulators (are) cooperating and competing with each other in a race to see who can do the most regulation for the industry.    Watch more

Comments(0) 23 Sep 2014

Influx of capital causing E&S markets to re-evaluate distribution strategy, according to AmWINS broker.

Influx of capital causing E&S markets to re-evaluate distribution strategy, according to AmWINS broker.

After a difficult 2012, the surplus lines market made a comeback in 2013. WRIN.tv asked Yiana Stavrakis, VP of Client Relationships at AmWINS, for her thoughts on some of the major topics in the E&S industry today.  Watch more

Comments(0) 23 Sep 2014

CoreLogic EQECAT President discusses the impact of alternative capital and regulation on the role of risk modelers.

CoreLogic EQECAT President discusses the impact of alternative capital and regulation on the role of risk modelers.

WRIN.tv spoke with Corelogic EQECAT President Paul Little about the changes in the CAT risk arena over the past few years, including the influx of new capital, evolving regulation, the growing reliance on modeling and the acquisition of EQECAT by CoreLogic.   Watch more

Comments(0) 23 Sep 2014

Bermuda to be a fuller marketplace for both P&C and Life Reinsurance companies, according to Appleby.

Bermuda to be a fuller marketplace for both P&C and Life Reinsurance companies, according to Appleby.

Bermuda is the world’s leading jurisdiction for reinsurance, capital markets and insurance linked securities, with ILS listings on the Bermuda Stock Exchange estimated at over $10 billion.    Watch more

Comments(0) 22 Sep 2014

NAPCO CEO comments on “Abundance” of capital in the market and CAT modeling poised for next level of innovation.

NAPCO CEO comments on “Abundance” of capital in the market and CAT modeling poised for next level of innovation.

Aside from the recent Napa earthquake, it’s been a relatively calm year for natural catastrophes. Here, WRIN.tv speaks with David Pagoumian, CEO of NAPCO, the property-CAT broker, about his views on the industry during the 2014 NAPSLO Convention in Atlanta.   Watch more

Comments(0) 22 Sep 2014

NRRA Chairman explains evolution of Risk Retention Groups; sees positive future.

NRRA Chairman explains evolution of Risk Retention Groups; sees positive future.

Risk Retention Groups (RRGs) in some sectors have faced increased competition from traditional carriers and other challenges in 2013.   Sandy Elsass, Chairman of the National Risk Retention Association (NRRA), joins WRIN.tv for a review of recent trends and his outlook for the future.    Watch more

Comments(0) 22 Sep 2014

Monday Morning Headlines: September 22, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: September 22, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: Pacific turmoil drops disaster losses on US West Coast; Hawaii to receive some federal aid for post-Iselle cleanup; Brokers highlight reinsurance growth opportunity in public/private partnerships; Insurers should look out for driverless cars; Insurers bought $1.50B in bonds issued by Dodgers regional sports network;  and more.  Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Sep 2014

Another year of low CAT activity and plenty of capital going into 1/1 reinsurance renewals, according to PCS.

Another year of low CAT activity and plenty of capital going into 1/1 reinsurance renewals, according to PCS.

For the second year in a row, the CAT bond market posted a first-half record for issuance.  WRIN.tv speaks with Joe Louwagie from Property Claim Services during the 2014 RendezVous in Monte Carlo about recent develops affecting the CAT Bond market.    Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Sep 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: September 15 - 19, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: September 15 - 19, 2014.

 WRIN.tv coverage of the RendezVous with Hamilton Insurance Brian Duperrault, Gen Re- Tad Montross, ANV CEO Matt Fairfield, AIR Worldwide Ming Lee, Guy Carpenter’s Chris Klein, Artemis Steve Evans, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Joe Beebe, …and Joe Louwagie from PCS; NAPSLO Convention Matt Fairfield, Lexington; Brady Kelly, NAPSLO, and Ron Austin, Worldwide Facilities.   Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Sep 2014

M&As up in reinsurance; Bermuda and Lloyd’s expected to be more active, according to Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Managing Director

M&As up in reinsurance; Bermuda and Lloyd’s expected to be more active, according to Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Managing Director

The topic of mergers and acquisitions in the reinsurance space has been part of the buzz here in Monte Carlo at the RendezVous de Septembre.  Here Joe Beebe, Managing Director the investment bank and broker-dealer Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, speaks with WRIN.tv about what is driving these discussions.  Watch more

Comments(0) 18 Sep 2014

Worldwide Facilities President and COO on the state of the surplus lines market and the future.

Worldwide Facilities President and COO on the state of the surplus lines market and the future.

Ron Austin, President and COO of Worldwide Facilities, speaks with WRIN.tv about the state of the surplus lines market and the future.   Watch more

Comments(0) 18 Sep 2014

Guy Carpenter’s Chris Klein on global warming, terrorism and other threats to insurers’ bottom line.

Guy Carpenter’s Chris Klein on global warming, terrorism and other threats to insurers’ bottom line.

In Part two of our discussion with Chris Klein, Head of EMEA Strategy Management at Guy Carpenter, he talks about difficult risks to manage, including threats from global warming, terrorism, and more.    Watch more

Comments(0) 18 Sep 2014

Economy, pricing cycles, syndication and growth are among key topics at NAPSLO, according to Lexington exec.

Economy, pricing cycles, syndication and growth are among key topics at NAPSLO, according to Lexington exec.

A record number of surplus lines underwriters, brokers and service professionals attended NAPSLO’s 40th Annual Convention to discuss a segment of the market that is rebounding years of high loss activity.  Here, Matt Power, EVP and Head of Strategic Development at Lexington Insurance, speaks with WRIN.tv about the major issues facing the market today.    Watch more

Comments(0) 17 Sep 2014

NAPSLO’s Executive Director on the E&S market, regulation, innovation and the future.

NAPSLO’s Executive Director on the E&S market, regulation, innovation and the future.

Brady Kelley, Executive Director of the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices (NAPSLO) speaks with WRIN.tv during NAPSLO’s Annual Convention in Atlanta about the conference, the E&S market, regulation, opportunities for growth and more.   Watch more

Comments(0) 17 Sep 2014

Gen Re Chairman warns against “false sense of security” given low CAT losses and untested alternative capital in the reinsurance market.

Gen Re Chairman warns against “false sense of security” given low CAT losses and untested alternative capital in the reinsurance market.

Gen Re Chairman, President and CEO Tad Montross speaks with WRIN.tv at the Monte Carlo RendezVous about the state of the reinsurance market and issues buyers are facing in light of influx of alternative capital.   Watch more

Comments(0) 17 Sep 2014

AIR Worldwide President & CEO on changes in the marketplace and how AIR is responding

AIR Worldwide President & CEO on changes in the marketplace and how AIR is responding

The risk modeling space evolves rapidly each year, as data and technology allow for a deeper understanding of risk.   WRIN.tv spoke with Ming Lee, President and CEO of AIR Worldwide, for his views on the changes in the marketplace, and how AIR is keeping pace.    Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Sep 2014

ANV CEO on why alternative capital and cyber risk are both misnomers

ANV CEO on why alternative capital and cyber risk are both misnomers

At the RendezVous in Monte Carlo, ANV CEO Matt Fairfield shares his thoughts on the global economy, alternative capital, cyber risk and the impact of litigation on directors and officers.  Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Sep 2014

Guy Carpenter's Chris Klein explains the impact the global economy and alternative capital has on the (re) insurance sector

Guy Carpenter's Chris Klein explains the impact the global economy and alternative capital has on the (re) insurance sector

WRIN.tv speaks with Chris Klein, Head of EMEA Strategy Management at Guy Carpenter, about a range of topics, from the economy and alternative capital, to global warming, terror risk and more.    Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Sep 2014

Artemis owner on the hot topic at this year's RendezVous de Septembre in Monte Carlo: Alternative Capital

Artemis owner on the hot topic at this year's RendezVous de Septembre in Monte Carlo: Alternative Capital

Industry executives from Europe and around the world have assembled in Monte Carlo at the RendezVous de Septembre, to discuss the state of the industry in anticipation of upcoming reinsurance renewals.      Watch more

Comments(0) 15 Sep 2014

Duperreault buoyant about the future despite market challenges

Duperreault buoyant about the future despite market challenges

Brian Duperreault has had a “Hall of Fame” career. He was inducted in the Insurance Hall of Fame in 2011 and retired in 2012 from MMC.  Last year, he formed Hamilton Insurance Group out of Bermuda, designed to focus on property-casualty reinsurance. WRIN.tv spoke with Mr. Duperreault during the RendezVous in Monte Carlo.      Watch more

Comments(0) 15 Sep 2014

Monday Morning Headlines: September 15, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: September 15, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: US hit with more than $4B of economic losses from August natural disasters; TRIA reauthorization; S&P says reinsurers need 2 'shock scenarios' to turn pricing; Reinsurers must innovate to see off threat from Google; Driverless cars, safety features to help reduce claim frequency;  And more    Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Sep 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: September 8-12, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: September 8-12, 2014.

 President /CEO Lexington Insurance on TRIA reauthorization, regulations, importance of communications and innovation; Cyber Risk Series-importance of crisis mgt, data privacy/security; Interview with  Chairman/CEO Arch Worldwide Re and Mortgage Group.   Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Sep 2014

Lexington President/CEO discusses the importance of client communication before, during and after a CAT, and recent innovations like drone cover.

Lexington President/CEO discusses the importance of client communication before, during and after a CAT, and recent innovations like drone cover.

Lexington Insurance Company President & CEO Jeremy Johnson discusses the management of losses from natural catastrophes, Lexington’s new coverage for unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) and innovation at Lexington.  Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Sep 2014

Cyber Risk Series: Wilson Elser attorney on crisis management, data privacy/security and (re)insurance coverage.

Cyber Risk Series: Wilson Elser attorney on crisis management, data privacy/security and (re)insurance coverage.

Stan Stahl, President of Citadel Information Group, Inc. sat down with attorney Melissa Ventrone who is the chair of the law firm of Wilson Elser’s Data Privacy & Security practice to discuss the legal aspects of cyber crime.   Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Sep 2014

Lexington President/CEO sees need for uniformity in State regulations, and believes TRIA will be reauthorized before year’s end

Lexington President/CEO sees need for uniformity in State regulations, and believes TRIA will be reauthorized before year’s end

The agenda at the 2014 NAPSLO Conference in Atlanta includes several legislative issues, Non-admitted and Reinsurance Reform Act enacted in 2010 and TRIA renewal.  In Part One of a two part interview with WRIN.tv, Lexington President & CEO Jeremy Johnson discusses some of the major issues facing the surplus lines market.   Watch more

Comments(0) 09 Sep 2014

Alternative capital is part of the capital reinsurers provide to the market as underwriters of risk.

Alternative capital is part of the capital reinsurers provide to the market as underwriters of risk.

New capital entering the reinsurance market in recent years is just one of the many challenges facing traditional reinsurers. Marc Grandisson, Chairman and CEO of Arch Worldwide Reinsurance and Mortgage Groups, discusses the state of the reinsurance market.     Watch more

Comments(0) 08 Sep 2014

Monday Morning Headlines: September 8, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: September 8, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: FSOC preliminarily designates MetLife a nonbank SIFI: IAIS' meeting closures prompt warnings; CT. insurance commissioner on NAIC president ;FEMA denies post-Iselle assistance to Hawaii; Fewer than 5% of Californians in quake-hit area owned earthquake insurance. And more   Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Sep 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: September 1 - 5, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: September 1 - 5, 2014.

 Top EQ writers in California; US P&C industry Q2 statutory underwriting results; Fitch report on consolidation among reinsurers; Berkshire Hathaway boosted its E&S premiums; new series on Cyber Risk; WCRI on ways to predict injured worker outcomes; M&A activity in the insurance sector.   Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Sep 2014

There are ways to predict injured worker outcomes according to WCRI

There are ways to predict injured worker outcomes according to WCRI

Returning injured workers to the job as quickly as possible is often better for the worker’s recovery, and for the organization providing workers comp coverage. But the speed of return-to-work can vary based on the individual.    Watch more

Comments(0) 04 Sep 2014

Cyber Risk Series: The Threat…The Response.

Cyber Risk Series: The Threat…The Response.

Stan Stahl, President Citadel Information Group, Inc. sat down with Marc Maiffret, who is the Chief Technology Officer at BeyondTrust, a leading security and compliance management company to discuss the evolution of cyber crime and what companies should do to protect themselves.  Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Sep 2014

Momentum continues to build for Insurance M&A, according to Deloitte.

Momentum continues to build for Insurance M&A, according to Deloitte.

The number of mergers and acquisitions in the insurance industry fell in 2013 compared to 2012. Here, WRIN.tv speaks with Boris Lukan. Principal in Deloitte’s U.S. Property & Casualty Insurance Consulting practice, about deal activity and the future of M&A in insurance.  Watch more

Comments(0) 02 Sep 2014

Monday Morning Headlines: September 2, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: September 2, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: Top writers of California earthquake risk; US P&C industry posts best Q2 statutory underwriting results in several years; Fitch sees consolidation among reinsurers;  Citizens Property Ins. Co. targets 'stunning' rate decreases for 2015; Berkshire Hathaway boosted E&S premiums 65% YOY in Q2.   Watch more

Comments(0) 01 Sep 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: August 25-29, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: August 25-29, 2014.

 Q2'14 P&C underwriting results; NAIC adopts new monitoring framework for life insurers' captive transactions;  Earthquake coverage; Ironshore; ACORD Tech Talk: The Internet of Things.  Mid-season Hurricane Report; Insurers are expected to increase investments in BA securities; and more.   Watch more

Comments(0) 29 Aug 2014

Without a meaningful increase in interest rates, insurers are expected to increase investments in BA securities.

Without a meaningful increase in interest rates, insurers are expected to increase investments in BA securities.

In a recent report on investment allocations, A.M. Best looked at increased investment by U.S. insurers in non-traditional asset classes. In this edition of First Monday, analysts say low interest rates make schedule BA securities more attractive, even though they can be more volatile.    Watch more

Comments(0) 27 Aug 2014

ACORD Tech Talk: The Internet of Things – Part 1.

ACORD Tech Talk: The Internet of Things – Part 1.

In this edition of ACORD Tech Talk, Pete Teresi, VP of Standards and Technology from Acord, discusses “The Internet of Things”.  Watch more

Comments(0) 26 Aug 2014

Mid-season Hurricane Report: El Nino less a factor than predicted…so far.

Mid-season Hurricane Report: El Nino less a factor than predicted…so far.

 Prior to the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season, forecasters predicted that it would be a rather mild year for tropical storms.  Here with a mid-season review is Dr. Tim Doggett, Assistant Vice President and Senior Principal Scientist at AIR Worldwide   Watch more

Comments(0) 25 Aug 2014

Monday Morning Headlines: August 25, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: August 25, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: First look at Q2'14 P&C underwriting results; NAIC, industry groups blast IAIS over lack of transparency; NAIC adopts new monitoring framework for life insurers' captive transactions; Number of homeowners with earthquake coverage declining even as risk grows; Did Ironshore just effectively set its IPO price; Allied World to acquire Hong Kong, Singapore operations of RSA for $215M.    Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Aug 2014

Life/Health/Benefits Videos

NFP COO sees shift to consumerism in life insurance and benefits supported by technology and transparency.

NFP COO sees shift to consumerism in life insurance and benefits supported by technology and transparency.

Towers Watson recently released a report looking at the drivers of M&A activity in the U.S. P&C market. WRIN.tv spoke with Alessandro Santoni, Director of the Risk & Financial Services... Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Oct 2014

A.M. Best reviews its “positive” outlook for vision insurers .

A.M. Best reviews its “positive” outlook for vision insurers .

In this edition of A.M. Best’s First Monday series, the rating agency looks at a sub-segment of the health insurance market: vision insurers.  A.M. Best Research Analyst, Jason Hopper, explores... Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Oct 2014

There are ways to predict injured worker outcomes according to WCRI

There are ways to predict injured worker outcomes according to WCRI

Returning injured workers to the job as quickly as possible is often better for the worker’s recovery, and for the organization providing workers comp coverage. But the speed of return-to-work... Watch more

Comments(0) 04 Sep 2014

Personal Assistance Programs are the biggest health insurance fraud problem in the U.S. Medicaid system.

Personal Assistance Programs are the biggest health insurance fraud problem in the U.S. Medicaid system.

 Barry Zalma returns to World Risk and Insurance News with another series of "Who Got Caught? programs looking at healthcare fraud. Here, the noted fraud and claims expert reviews a scam associated with... Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Aug 2014

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

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

 In a recent report, A.M. Best reported that impairments among U.S. property/casualty carriers declined sharply in 2013.    Watch more

Comments(0) 23 Jul 2014

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

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

It’s time for anotherWRIN.tv Rewind, where we look back at highlights from WRIN.tv over the first six months of 2014. Here, Chris Williams, the Fiduciary Product Lead at Travelers, warned that employers... Watch more

Comments(0) 17 Jul 2014

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

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

   Enrollment for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act and government health insurance exchanges has not been what the Obama Administration, or health insurers, had expected. In this edition of... Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Jun 2014

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

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

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

Comments(0) 27 Mar 2014

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

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

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

Comments(0) 26 Mar 2014

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

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

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

Comments(0) 18 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

Comments(0) 23 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

Comments(0) 22 Jan 2014

Global Roundup: FIO on future U.S. insurance regs; ACA deadlines extended; EIOPA updates Financial Stability Review;  QBE downgraded; Sompo & Canopius in merger talks

Global Roundup: FIO on future U.S. insurance regs; ACA deadlines extended; EIOPA updates Financial Stability Review; QBE downgraded; Sompo & Canopius in merger talks

 FIO on future U.S. insurance regs; ACA deadlines extended; EIOPA updates Financial Stability Review;  QBE downgraded; Sompo & Canopius in merger talks Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Dec 2013

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

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

In highlights from A.M. Best’s First Monday series, Jim Gillard and Ken Johnson visit with host John Weber to discuss the trend that has commercial mortgages now the second largest... Watch more

Comments(0) 29 Nov 2013

A.M. Best is “pessimistic” of struggling Long Term Care segment

A.M. Best is “pessimistic” of struggling Long Term Care segment

According to A.M. Best, Long Term Care is a “hi risk” line of business, and the rating agency has a “pessimistic view on the sector.   Watch more

Comments(0) 01 Nov 2013

A.M. Best looks at opportunities and risk US Health Insurers face in emerging markets

A.M. Best looks at opportunities and risk US Health Insurers face in emerging markets

A.M. Best looks at opportunities and risk US Health Insurers face in emerging markets     Watch more

Comments(0) 04 Sep 2013

WRIN.tv Rewind: Viewer feedback to President Obama’s push for support of the Affordable Care Act

WRIN.tv Rewind: Viewer feedback to President Obama’s push for support of the Affordable Care Act

WRIN.tv Rewind: Viewer feedback to President Obama’s push for support of the Affordable Care Act     Watch more

Comments(3) 25 Jul 2013

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

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

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

Comments(0) 23 Jul 2013

Leading healthcare attorney says RAC Audits put healthcare institutions at risk of millions of dollars in lost revenue

Leading healthcare attorney says RAC Audits put healthcare institutions at risk of millions of dollars in lost revenue

  Leading healthcare attorney says RAC Audits put healthcare institutions at risk of millions of dollars in lost revenue Watch more

Comments(0) 15 Jul 2013

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

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

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

Comments(0) 11 Jul 2013

Regulatory Update: First FIO Annual Report / Highlights of Congressional testimony by FIO and NAIC leaders

Regulatory Update: First FIO Annual Report / Highlights of Congressional testimony by FIO and NAIC leaders

Federal Insurance Office releases first Annual Report on the U.S Insurance Industry   Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Jun 2013

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

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

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

Comments(0) 18 Jun 2013

RIMS 2013: MaryRose Reaston, from Emerge Diagnostics & David Keyser from CR England on the latest developments in Workers Comp

RIMS 2013: MaryRose Reaston, from Emerge Diagnostics & David Keyser from CR England on the latest developments in Workers Comp

RIMS 2013: MaryRose Reaston, from Emerge Diagnostics & David Keyser from CR England on the latest developments in Workers Comp    Watch more

Comments(0) 29 Apr 2013

WRIN.tv Quarterly: Top stories that made the headlines in Q1 2013

WRIN.tv Quarterly: Top stories that made the headlines in Q1 2013

WRIN.tv Quarterly: Top stories that made the headlines in Q1 2013 Watch more

Comments(0) 04 Apr 2013

Society of Actuaries on Healthcare Costs after Affordable Care Act

Society of Actuaries on Healthcare Costs after Affordable Care Act

Society of Actuaries on Healthcare Costs after Affordable Care Act  Watch more

Comments(0) 01 Apr 2013

The Genevea Association: Variable Annuities—An Analysis of Financial Stability

The Genevea Association: Variable Annuities—An Analysis of Financial Stability

The Genevea Association: Variable Annuities—An Analysis of Financial Stability  Watch more

Comments(0) 01 Apr 2013

WRIN.tv Week in Review (March 25-29, 2013)

WRIN.tv Week in Review (March 25-29, 2013)

WRIN.tv Week in Review (March 25-29, 2013)  Watch more

Comments(0) 31 Mar 2013

Spotlight on Wellness Programs: CVS Defends; Aon Hewitt and Towers Watson Report

Spotlight on Wellness Programs: CVS Defends; Aon Hewitt and Towers Watson Report

Spotlight on Wellness Programs: CVS Defends; Aon Hewitt and Towers Watson Report  Watch more

Comments(0) 25 Mar 2013

WRIN.tv Week in Review (March 18-22, 2013)

WRIN.tv Week in Review (March 18-22, 2013)

WRIN.tv Week in Review (March 18-22, 2013)  Watch more

Comments(0) 22 Mar 2013

Doctor Wendy Lynch says a more rational approach to employer purchases of health insurance can save between $1,000-$3,000/employee/year

Doctor Wendy Lynch says a more rational approach to employer purchases of health insurance can save between $1,000-$3,000/employee/year

 Doctor Wendy Lynch says a more rational approach to employer purchases of health insurance can save between $1,000-$3,000/employee/year  Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Mar 2013

Fostering “consumerism” in health care despite history and government intervention: an interview with Dr. Wendy Lynch from the Altarum Institute

Fostering “consumerism” in health care despite history and government intervention: an interview with Dr. Wendy Lynch from the Altarum Institute

Fostering “consumerism” in health care despite history and government intervention: an interview with Dr. Wendy Lynch from the Altarum Institute  Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Mar 2013

WRIN.tv Week in Review  - March 11-15, 2013

WRIN.tv Week in Review - March 11-15, 2013

WRIN.tv Week in Review  -  March 11-15, 2013  Watch more

Comments(0) 17 Mar 2013

A.M. Best reviews the impact of interest rates and investment strategies on Life/Annuity companies

A.M. Best reviews the impact of interest rates and investment strategies on Life/Annuity companies

A.M. Best reviews the impact of interest rates and investment strategies on Life/Annuity companies  Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Mar 2013

Dr. Wendy Lynch from the Altarum Institute explains how to motivate employees in controlling health care costs and improving performance

Dr. Wendy Lynch from the Altarum Institute explains how to motivate employees in controlling health care costs and improving performance

Dr. Wendy Lynch from the Altarum Institute explains how to motivate employees in controlling health care costs and improving performance  Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Mar 2013

The NAIC released its list of the top 25 US life and P&C carriers by market share

The NAIC released its list of the top 25 US life and P&C carriers by market share

The NAIC released its list of the top 25 US life and P&C carriers by market share  Watch more

Comments(0) 12 Mar 2013

Dr. Wendy Lynch from the Altarum Institute outlines ways companies can control employee health benefits and absence costs

Dr. Wendy Lynch from the Altarum Institute outlines ways companies can control employee health benefits and absence costs

Dr. Wendy Lynch from the Altarum Institute outlines ways companies can control employee health benefits and absence costs  Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Mar 2013

Theresa Fadul from IMA on Pollution and Liability risks to Well Operators

Theresa Fadul from IMA on Pollution and Liability risks to Well Operators

Theresa Fadul from IMA on Pollution and Liability risks to Well Operators  Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Mar 2013

Bob Stein says life insurers get “no respect” from Wall Street

Bob Stein says life insurers get “no respect” from Wall Street

Bob Stein says life insurers get “no respect” from Wall Street  Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Mar 2013

Edifecs says health insurers are concerned about interfacing with government-run exchanges

Edifecs says health insurers are concerned about interfacing with government-run exchanges

Edifecs says health insurers are concerned about interfacing with government-run exchanges  Watch more

Comments(0) 28 Feb 2013

WRIN.tv Week in Review - March 1, 2013

WRIN.tv Week in Review - March 1, 2013

WRIN.tv Week in Review - March 1, 2013  Watch more

Comments(0) 28 Feb 2013

WRIN.tv Week in Review:  February 18th - 22nd, 2013

WRIN.tv Week in Review: February 18th - 22nd, 2013

WRIN.tv Week in Review:  February 18th - 22nd, 2013  Watch more

Comments(0) 22 Feb 2013

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

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

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

Comments(0) 21 Feb 2013

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

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

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

Comments(0) 21 Feb 2013

WRIN.tv Week in Review: February 11-through February 15th

WRIN.tv Week in Review: February 11-through February 15th

WRIN.tv Week in Review February 8-15th 2013   Watch more

Comments(0) 15 Feb 2013

Part 2  of Interview with Dr. MaryRose Reaston on ground-breaking approach to controlling workers comp claims

Part 2 of Interview with Dr. MaryRose Reaston on ground-breaking approach to controlling workers comp claims

Part 2  of Interview with Dr. MaryRose Reaston on ground-breaking approach to controlling workers comp claims  Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Feb 2013

Founder of Emerge Diagnostics on ground-breaking approach to controlling WC claims

Founder of Emerge Diagnostics on ground-breaking approach to controlling WC claims

Founder of Emerge Diagnostics on ground-breaking approach to controlling workers comp claims  Watch more

Comments(0) 12 Feb 2013

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

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

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

Comments(0) 05 Feb 2013

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

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

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

Comments(0) 04 Feb 2013

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

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

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

Comments(1) 28 Jan 2013

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

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

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

Comments(0) 25 Jan 2013

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

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

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

Comments(0) 18 Jan 2013

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

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

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

Comments(0) 17 Jan 2013

US Life/Annuity market Rating Outlook

US Life/Annuity market Rating Outlook

 A.M. Best: U.S. Life/Annuity market Rating Outlook  Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Jan 2013

WRIN.tv Global News Round-up

WRIN.tv Global News Round-up

WRIN.tv Global News Round-up  Watch more

Comments(0) 15 Jan 2013

CIAB President/CEO Ken Crerar is optimistic for brokers in 2013

CIAB President/CEO Ken Crerar is optimistic for brokers in 2013

CIAB President/CEO Ken Crerar is optimistic for brokers in 2013  Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Jan 2013

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

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

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

Comments(0) 09 Jan 2013

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.

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.

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... Watch more

Comments(0) 08 Jan 2013

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

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

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

Comments(0) 07 Jan 2013

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

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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 Global Round-up”

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

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27 Aug 2014

There are ways to predict injured worker outcomes according to WCRI

There are ways to predict injured worker outcomes according to WCRI

Returning injured workers to the job as quickly as possible is often better for the worker’s recovery, and for the organization providing workers comp coverage. But the speed of return-to-work can vary based on the individual.    Watch more

04 Sep 2014

Momentum continues to build for Insurance M&A, according to Deloitte.

Momentum continues to build for Insurance M&A, according to Deloitte.

The number of mergers and acquisitions in the insurance industry fell in 2013 compared to 2012. Here, WRIN.tv speaks with Boris Lukan. Principal in Deloitte’s U.S. Property & Casualty Insurance Consulting practice, about deal activity and the future of M&A in insurance.  Watch more

02 Sep 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: August 25-29, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: August 25-29, 2014.

 Q2'14 P&C underwriting results; NAIC adopts new monitoring framework for life insurers' captive transactions;  Earthquake coverage; Ironshore; ACORD Tech Talk: The Internet of Things.  Mid-season Hurricane Report; Insurers are expected to increase investments in BA securities; and more.   Watch more

29 Aug 2014

Monday Morning Headlines: September 22, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: September 22, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: Pacific turmoil drops disaster losses on US West Coast; Hawaii to receive some federal aid for post-Iselle cleanup; Brokers highlight reinsurance growth opportunity in public/private partnerships; Insurers should look out for driverless cars; Insurers bought $1.50B in bonds issued by Dodgers regional sports network;  and more.  Watch more

21 Sep 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: September 1 - 5, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: September 1 - 5, 2014.

 Top EQ writers in California; US P&C industry Q2 statutory underwriting results; Fitch report on consolidation among reinsurers; Berkshire Hathaway boosted its E&S premiums; new series on Cyber Risk; WCRI on ways to predict injured worker outcomes; M&A activity in the insurance sector.   Watch more

05 Sep 2014

CoreLogic EQECAT President discusses the impact of alternative capital and regulation on the role of risk modelers.

CoreLogic EQECAT President discusses the impact of alternative capital and regulation on the role of risk modelers.

WRIN.tv spoke with Corelogic EQECAT President Paul Little about the changes in the CAT risk arena over the past few years, including the influx of new capital, evolving regulation, the growing reliance on modeling and the acquisition of EQECAT by CoreLogic.   Watch more

23 Sep 2014

Duperreault buoyant about the future despite market challenges

Duperreault buoyant about the future despite market challenges

Brian Duperreault has had a “Hall of Fame” career. He was inducted in the Insurance Hall of Fame in 2011 and retired in 2012 from MMC.  Last year, he formed Hamilton Insurance Group out of Bermuda, designed to focus on property-casualty reinsurance. WRIN.tv spoke with Mr. Duperreault during the RendezVous in Monte Carlo.      Watch more

15 Sep 2014

Gen Re Chairman warns against “false sense of security” given low CAT losses and untested alternative capital in the reinsurance market.

Gen Re Chairman warns against “false sense of security” given low CAT losses and untested alternative capital in the reinsurance market.

Gen Re Chairman, President and CEO Tad Montross speaks with WRIN.tv at the Monte Carlo RendezVous about the state of the reinsurance market and issues buyers are facing in light of influx of alternative capital.   Watch more

17 Sep 2014

Concerns that regulators are competing over regulation of the insurance industry…Head of London Office at Drinker Biddle & Reath

Concerns that regulators are competing over regulation of the insurance industry…Head of London Office at Drinker Biddle & Reath

According to Andrea Best, head of the London Office of Drinker Biddle & Reath and part of the insurance practice team, there is a major concern among insurance professionals about the increased proliferation of regulation. It seems that “regulators (are) cooperating and competing with each other in a race to see who can do the most regulation for the industry.    Watch more

23 Sep 2014