September 18, 2014
 
 

 

 

 

RIMS '12 Debrief…Oliver Brew, Liberty Mutual

 

Oliver Brew, VP Specialty Casualty Liberty Mutual, discusses cyber risk and target industries.

 

WRIN.tv would like to thank A.M. Best for their contributions to our RIMS ’12 Debrief. For more from A.M. Best, go to their website.

 

For more coverage of RIMS 2012 Conference & Exhibition, visit the RIMS ' 12 page.

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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

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

WRIN.tv Week in Review: August 18 - 22, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: August 18 - 22, 2014.

 Hawaii relatively unscathed by Hurricane Iselle, and avoiding Hurricane Julio; Allianz looking to raise airline insurance prices; poor underwriting practices hurting results of commercial auto insurers; WellPoint is changing its name to Anthem; BIBA’s CEO; Mexico plans to implement a Solvency II-like risk-based solvency regime; Who Got Caught – healthcare fraud.  Watch more

Comments(0) 22 Aug 2014

“Business Intelligence” is transforming the risk management process.

“Business Intelligence” is transforming the risk management process.

The pace of change in the insurance industry is hastened by the effective use of data and technology.  Here, WRIN.tv speaks with Yodil CEO and Founder Fred Waite, about how “Business Intelligence” is transforming the risk management process, from front-end to back-end.   Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Aug 2014

Mexico ahead of EU on implementation of Solvency II-like regulation - A.M. Best

Mexico ahead of EU on implementation of Solvency II-like regulation - A.M. Best

A.M. Best recently released its review of the Mexican Insurance market. In highlights from A.M. Best's First Monday series, Alfonso Novelo, Director of Analysis for A.M. Best discusses Mexico’s plans to implement a Solvency II-like risk-based solvency regime in 2015.   Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Aug 2014

BIBA CEO on ‘price-comparison’ websites, whiplash fraud, Flood Re exclusions and UK intermediary standards.

BIBA CEO on ‘price-comparison’ websites, whiplash fraud, Flood Re exclusions and UK intermediary standards.

Steve White, the vocal CEO of the British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA), joins WRIN.tv for a broad discussion on topical issues affecting the UK insurance market, including ‘price-comparison’ Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Aug 2014

Doctor’s health care insurance fraud practice uncovered after his death.

Doctor’s health care insurance fraud practice uncovered after his death.

In this edition of "Who Got Caught", noted attorney, claims expert and author Barry Zalma discusses a multi-million dollar health care fraud scheme that was uncovered when a doctor’s estate went into probate after his death. Watch more

Comments(0) 19 Aug 2014

Monday Morning Headlines: August 18, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: August 18, 2014.

 Monday Morning Headlines are compiled by SNL Insurance and produced by WRIN.tvas a weekly video digest of the news making headlines in the U.S. Insurance industry.  Watch more

Comments(0) 18 Aug 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: August 11 - 15, 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: August 11 - 15, 2014

 PCI’s VP of policy and government relations with insights into TRIA’s chances for reauthorization; Hurricane Iselle was a "myth buster"; Insurance fraud scheme involving kickbacks for mental health services; .M. Best’s First Monday series reviewed U.S. Captive market.  Watch more

Comments(0) 15 Aug 2014

Will Political Wrangling Jeopardize TRIA Reauthorization

Will Political Wrangling Jeopardize TRIA Reauthorization

There had been high hopes for reauthorization of TRIA when the Senate passed its version of a seven-year extension. In this Property Casualty Briefing, Tom Glassic, from PCI, discusses the obstacles to TRIA reauthorization, and what happens if it does not pass in Congress.  Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Aug 2014

U.S. Captives continue to outperform commercial market - A.M. Best.

U.S. Captives continue to outperform commercial market - A.M. Best.

A.M. Best recently released its review of the U.S. captive market, which continued to show positive results.  In highlights from A.M. Best's First Monday series, AVP Steve Chirico reviews the paper including issues affecting the U.S. captive market, as well as risk retention groups.  Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Aug 2014

Scams associated with referral kickbacks plague the U.S. health care system.

Scams associated with referral kickbacks plague the U.S. health care system.

 In this edition of "Who Got Caught", noted attorney, claims expert and author Barry Zalma discusses a $205 million Medicare fraud scheme involving kickbacks for mental health services that were never administered.   Watch more

Comments(0) 12 Aug 2014

Eye on the Storm – AIR says Iselle was a

Eye on the Storm – AIR says Iselle was a "myth buster" when it made landfall in Hawaii.

  Hawaii’s residents faced high winds and torrential rainfall from the first tropical cyclone to hit the Big Island since 1958. AIR Worldwide Manager and Principal Scientist Scott Stransky reports on what turned out to be "a very unique storm."    Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Aug 2014

Monday Morning Headlines August 11, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines August 11, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: NOAA trims Atlantic hurricane outlook; TRIA renewal to hinge on divided House Republicans; July Kaiser Health poll reveals that more than half of Americans have a negative view of ACA;  Rocky start to Florida program; Nationwide enters sponsorship agreement with NFL.   Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Aug 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: August 4 - 8, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: August 4 - 8, 2014.

 Monday Morning Headlines; Conning on technology and cloud computing impacting insurance industry; Personal Assistance Programs are the biggest health insurance fraud problem in U.S. Medicaid system; A.M. Best looks at how new risk based solvency regulations are impacting China’s insurance carriers; and WRIN.tv Rewind CEO Whisltle Blowers fascinating story of corporate corruption .   Watch more

Comments(0) 08 Aug 2014

WRIN.tv Rewind: CEO whistleblower says

WRIN.tv Rewind: CEO whistleblower says "nothing has changed" to improve corporate governance in Japan.

It’s time for another WRIN.tv Rewind.  One of our most popular 2-part interviews was our discussion with CEO Whistleblower Michael Woodford. He is the former head of Olympus who exposed a $1.7 billion fraud at the 92 year-old firm.    Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Aug 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 a 'personal assistance program', the biggest fraud problem in the United States Medicaid system.   Watch more

Comments(0) 06 Aug 2014

New Risk Based Solvency Regs in China Influencing Capital Management - A.M. Best Analysts.

New Risk Based Solvency Regs in China Influencing Capital Management - A.M. Best Analysts.

 In highlights from A.M. Best's First Monday series, Associate Financial Analyst James Chan and Senior Financial Analyst Vivian Cheung discuss China's new solvency regulation and sustainable profitability and capitalization of non-life companies.  Watch more

Comments(0) 05 Aug 2014

CONNecting with Conning: Technology and cloud computing continue to transform the insurance industry.

CONNecting with Conning: Technology and cloud computing continue to transform the insurance industry.

WRIN.tv speaks with David Weiss, Managing Director and Conning’s Chief Technology Officer about how technology is revolutionizing the risk landscape and impacting everything from risk assessment and modeling to emerging risk and risk transfer.   Watch more

Comments(0) 04 Aug 2014

Monday Morning Headlines August 4, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines August 4, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: Aviation war insurance rates could shoot up by 300%,; US P&C insurers experienced favorable development in Q1; Top refunds paid by health insurers under MLR rule; House passes resolution-authorizing suit against Obama; Greenberg to face January '15 trial over fraud.   Watch more

Comments(0) 03 Aug 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: July 28-August 1, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: July 28-August 1, 2014.

 Aviation rates to increase, Aon Benefield asses Nat Cats in, FSOC progress report, Travelers, Federated National, C.A. Bank Corp.; ACORD Tech Talk - cyber security, What’s New in Insurance- Bitcoin, WRIN.tv Rewind Dr. Robert Hartwig; A.M. Best SE Asia update  Watch more

Comments(0) 01 Aug 2014

WRIN.tv Rewind: Natural Catastrophe potential remains high for rest of year…according to III’s Dr. Robert Hartwig.

WRIN.tv Rewind: Natural Catastrophe potential remains high for rest of year…according to III’s Dr. Robert Hartwig.

 In this WRIN.tv Rewind Dr. Robert Hartwig, President of the III, is assessing the industry losses from the previous winter storms and the high potential for natural catastrophe losses for the rest of the year.   Watch more

Comments(0) 31 Jul 2014

Bitcoins...more legitimate - if not secure.

Bitcoins...more legitimate - if not secure.

In the third part of a series on Bitcoins, Ty Sagalow, President of the Innovation Insurance Group discusses "What's News in Insurance" and how the peer-to-peer payment system has become more legitimate, if not more secure.   Watch more

Comments(0) 30 Jul 2014

ACORD Tech Talk: Cyber Security is everybody’s responsibility.

ACORD Tech Talk: Cyber Security is everybody’s responsibility.

In this edition of ACORD Tech Talk, Pete Teresi, VP of Standards and Technology from Acord, discusses cyber risk and cyber security.   Watch more

Comments(0) 29 Jul 2014

Economic growth in SE Asia spurring growth for the insurance industry - A.M. Best

Economic growth in SE Asia spurring growth for the insurance industry - A.M. Best

 In highlights from A.M. Best's First Monday series, Associate Director Jeff Yeung reports from Hong Kong on the Association of Southeast Asian nations, a region of the world where economic growth is spurring growth in the insurance market.    Watch more

Comments(0) 28 Jul 2014

Monday Morning Headlines July 28, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines July 28, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: Aspen to double aviation war insurance rates; Impact Forecasting global natural disasters caused $22B in losses; FSOC facing greater scrutiny; Federated National aims to boost Fla. homeowners through JV; Travelers focuses on client retention.     Watch more

27 Jul 2014

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

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

 Week in Review Featuring: Monday Morning Headlines-7-year TRIA reauthorization, NAIC launches educational initiative, Texas hailstorm losses; BoA, AIG settle RMBS suits for $650M; Exciting changes affecting Inland Marine; IIS Regulator panel highlights; A.M. Best on impairments.     Watch more

Comments(0) 25 Jul 2014

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

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

 It’s time for another WRIN.tv Rewind.  We are in the midst of the 2014 Hurricane Season, and while most forecasters are predicting a below to normal season this year, Dr. Tim Doggett at AIR Worldwide, reminded us that activity forecasts have been somewhat dependable, but predictions on the number of storms have not.   Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Jul 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

Regulators and Experts Stake Positions on Global vs. Country Standards/Compliance – IIS Seminar Highlights.

Regulators and Experts Stake Positions on Global vs. Country Standards/Compliance – IIS Seminar Highlights.

 “Regulation” was a important topic at the 2014 International Insurance Society (IIS) in London. World Risk and Insurance presents highlights of key discussions on Regulation, courtesy of the IIS.    Watch more

Comments(0) 22 Jul 2014

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

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

 Recent economic figures show a decline in US GDP, and issues in the Middle East are driving fuel prices up. WRIN.tv speaks with Kevin O’Brien, President and CEO of the Inland Marine Underwriters Association who discusses the recent developments in the inland marine business.   Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Jul 2014

Technology/Modeling Videos

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,... Watch more

Comments(0) 16 Sep 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

“Business Intelligence” is transforming the risk management process.

“Business Intelligence” is transforming the risk management process.

The pace of change in the insurance industry is hastened by the effective use of data and technology.  Here, WRIN.tv speaks with Yodil CEO and Founder Fred Waite, about how... Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Aug 2014

CONNecting with Conning: Technology and cloud computing continue to transform the insurance industry.

CONNecting with Conning: Technology and cloud computing continue to transform the insurance industry.

WRIN.tv speaks with David Weiss, Managing Director and Conning’s Chief Technology Officer about how technology is revolutionizing the risk landscape and impacting everything from risk assessment and modeling to emerging... Watch more

Comments(0) 04 Aug 2014

ACORD Tech Talk: Cyber Security is everybody’s responsibility.

ACORD Tech Talk: Cyber Security is everybody’s responsibility.

In this edition of ACORD Tech Talk, Pete Teresi, VP of Standards and Technology from Acord, discusses cyber risk and cyber security.   Watch more

Comments(0) 29 Jul 2014

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

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

Technology and the web are having a dramatic impact on the way business is conducted in the insurance industry. In this first edition, of ACORD’s “Tech Talk”, host Mark Westin discusses responsive... Watch more

Comments(0) 01 Jul 2014

Hurricane Season Preview: Below-average activity forecasts have been dependable; not so the number of storms.

Hurricane Season Preview: Below-average activity forecasts have been dependable; not so the number of storms.

 NOAA and other forecasters are predicting a below to normal hurricane season ahead, with El Niño conditions producing a rather mild weather pattern. In a Hurricane Season Preview, WRIN.tv speaks with Dr. Tim Doggett,... Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Jun 2014

Opportunities are Boundless for Financial Risk Modeling, according to Ultimate Risk Solutions CEO Bill Keogh.

Opportunities are Boundless for Financial Risk Modeling, according to Ultimate Risk Solutions CEO Bill Keogh.

Bill Keogh was recently named CEO of Ultimate Risk Solutions, a developer of financial risk analytics and software solutions. Here, he speaks with WRIN.tv about what is driving demand for... Watch more

Comments(0) 12 May 2014

RIMS 2014: Telematics and predictive modeling will evolve risk adjusted supply chain optimization, according to the President of Verisk Crime Analytics.

RIMS 2014: Telematics and predictive modeling will evolve risk adjusted supply chain optimization, according to the President of Verisk Crime Analytics.

WRIN.tv speaks with David Shillingford, President of Verisk Crime Analytics, about ways to assess and manage supply chain risk during the 2014 RIMS Conference in Denver.   Watch more

Comments(0) 01 May 2014

FEMA flood maps got an update following Sandy, but they are still limited, according to RMS.

FEMA flood maps got an update following Sandy, but they are still limited, according to RMS.

WRIN.tv speaks with Brian Owens, Senior Director for Business Solutions at RMS, about Hurricane Sandy and FEMA’s flood risk management initiatives   Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Apr 2014

80% of earthquakes happen along circum-Pacific coastline; sub-perils drive losses, according to RMS.

80% of earthquakes happen along circum-Pacific coastline; sub-perils drive losses, according to RMS.

Earthquake activity poses particular challenges for underwriters. Dr. Patricia Grossi, Senior Director, Model Product Management at RMS speaks with WRIN.tv at Exceedance 2014 to discuss current approaches.    Watch more

Comments(0) 23 Apr 2014

Open modeling helping to satisfy ERM and regulatory requirements in Asia Pacific, according to RMS and Risk Frontiers

Open modeling helping to satisfy ERM and regulatory requirements in Asia Pacific, according to RMS and Risk Frontiers

Paul VanderMarck, Chief Products Officer at RMS, and John McAneney, Managing Director with Risk Frontiers, spoke to WRIN.tv about the challenges of risk modeling in the Asia Pacific region and... Watch more

Comments(0) 21 Apr 2014

Past data is not the only key to climate risk modeling, according to Dr. Robert Muir-Wood at RMS (Part 2).

Past data is not the only key to climate risk modeling, according to Dr. Robert Muir-Wood at RMS (Part 2).

WRIN.tv continues its conversation with Dr. Robert Muir-Wood, RMS Chief Research Officer, on climate change and the future of risk modeling, at the Exceedance 2014 Conference.      Watch more

Comments(0) 17 Apr 2014

TRIA is not a permanent solution…The terror threat landscape will never fully go away, according to RMS Director, Model Product Management.

TRIA is not a permanent solution…The terror threat landscape will never fully go away, according to RMS Director, Model Product Management.

With Congress expected to extend the Terror Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), WRIN.tv spoke with Chris Folkman, RMS Director, Model Product Management, about the magnitude of terror risk that concern insurers,... Watch more

Comments(0) 17 Apr 2014

"Water is the new wind" in hurricane risk, according to Dr. Robert Muir-Wood of RMS. (Part 1).

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

Comments(0) 16 Apr 2014

Technology presents new risks and risk management tools for energy companies

Technology presents new risks and risk management tools for energy companies

Technology is having a significant impact on the development and distribution of energy, according to Cathy Duffy, SVP and Underwriting manager at XL in Bermuda. Oil companies are now able... Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Mar 2014

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

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

At the recent SIFMA conference in New York, WRIN.tv spoke with Rob Newbold, SVP of Business Development and Client Services for AIR in the Americas, about recent trends in modeling... Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Mar 2014

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

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

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

Comments(0) 19 Feb 2014

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

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

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

Comments(0) 03 Feb 2014

EY Global Insurance Advisory Partner on how technology is driving change and improving profitability.

EY Global Insurance Advisory Partner on how technology is driving change and improving profitability.

In this edition of the EY Global Regulatory Series, David Hollander, Global Insurance Advisory Partner at EY, discusses what insurers are doing to control costs, and how technology is being used... Watch more

Comments(0) 28 Jan 2014

Panel highlights from the Joint Industry Forum with execs from ACORD, AIG, Barclays Capital, Marsh, MetLife, and more.

Panel highlights from the Joint Industry Forum with execs from ACORD, AIG, Barclays Capital, Marsh, MetLife, and more.

In this special report, ACORD correspondent Johnell Johnson presents highlights from the expert panel discussions at the Joint Industry Forum in New York.  Watch more

Comments(0) 27 Jan 2014

EY says insurers are “only playing at the digital game.”

EY says insurers are “only playing at the digital game.”

A new report from EY suggests that despite ambitious goals, insurers are “only playing at the digital game.”    With technology transforming consumer behavior and forcing executives to reassess their business... Watch more

Comments(0) 04 Nov 2013

Dr. Jay Guin from AIR Worldwide on lessons learned from Superstorm Sandy and challenges of modeling U.S. flood

Dr. Jay Guin from AIR Worldwide on lessons learned from Superstorm Sandy and challenges of modeling U.S. flood

Dr. Jay Guin from AIR Worldwide on lessons learned from Superstorm Sandy and challenges of modeling U.S. flood   Watch more

Comments(0) 22 Oct 2013

Ty Sagalow on  the impact of telematics on insurance product development

Ty Sagalow on the impact of telematics on insurance product development

Ty Sagalow on  the impact of telematics on insurance product development     Watch more

Comments(0) 30 Sep 2013

Towers Watson reports that consumer attitudes are changing towards Telematics and Usage-Based Insurance

Towers Watson reports that consumer attitudes are changing towards Telematics and Usage-Based Insurance

Towers Watson reports that consumer attitudes are changing towards Telematics and Usage-Based Insurance     Watch more

Comments(0) 25 Sep 2013

Corelogic EQECAT President Paul Little on the latest developments in risk modeling

Corelogic EQECAT President Paul Little on the latest developments in risk modeling

EQECAT President Paul Little on the latest developments in risk modeling   Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Sep 2013

Ming Lee from AIR Worldwide explains how new models are helping underwriters “own their risk”

Ming Lee from AIR Worldwide explains how new models are helping underwriters “own their risk”

Ming Lee from AIR Worldwide explains how new models are helping underwriters “own their risk”   Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Sep 2013

AIR Worldwide President & CEO on “model involvement” in the ILS market and the future of Cat models

AIR Worldwide President & CEO on “model involvement” in the ILS market and the future of Cat models

AIR Worldwide President & CEO on “model involvement” in the ILS market and the future of Cat models     Watch more

Comments(0) 09 Sep 2013

MySlipcase founder discusses the industry's online networking platform and the future of social media in insurance

MySlipcase founder discusses the industry's online networking platform and the future of social media in insurance

MySlipcase founder discusses the industry's online networking platform and the future of social media in insurance  Watch more

Comments(0) 24 Jul 2013

Rick Betterley Reports on the Cyber/Privacy Insurance Survey

Rick Betterley Reports on the Cyber/Privacy Insurance Survey

Rick Betterley Reports on the Cyber/Privacy Insurance Survey    Watch more

Comments(1) 09 Jul 2013

Big Data- what is it and why is it important

Big Data- what is it and why is it important

Big Data- what is it and why is it important      Watch more

Comments(1) 10 Jun 2013

EIF 2013: Dr. Martin Mullins from the University of Limerick discusses nanotechnology a $1 trillion industry, and it’s potential for the insurance industry

EIF 2013: Dr. Martin Mullins from the University of Limerick discusses nanotechnology a $1 trillion industry, and it’s potential for the insurance industry

EIF 2013: Dr. Martin Mullins from the University of Limerick discusses nanotechnology a $1 trillion industry, and it’s potential for the insurance industry     Watch more

Comments(0) 17 May 2013

EIF 2013: Richard Tulloch from Deloitte on the benefits of open source data

EIF 2013: Richard Tulloch from Deloitte on the benefits of open source data

EIF 2013: Richard Tulloch from Deloitte on the benefits of open source data     Watch more

Comments(0) 16 May 2013

RIMS 2013: Christopher Holt from Towers Watson reviews a new risk model that helps identify exposures to terrorism

RIMS 2013: Christopher Holt from Towers Watson reviews a new risk model that helps identify exposures to terrorism

RIMS 2013: Christopher Holt from Towers Watson reviews a new risk model that helps identify exposures to terrorism      Watch more

Comments(0) 26 Apr 2013

RIMS 2013: Dr. Peter Dailey from AIR Worldwide discusses the latest developments in modeling and new Real-Time Climate Risk Analytics Services

RIMS 2013: Dr. Peter Dailey from AIR Worldwide discusses the latest developments in modeling and new Real-Time Climate Risk Analytics Services

 RIMS 2013: Dr. Peter Dailey from AIR Worldwide discusses the latest developments in modeling and new Real-Time Climate Risk Analytics Services  Watch more

Comments(0) 25 Apr 2013

RIMS 2013: Shawn Ram, from Aon discusses technology trends and cyber risk

RIMS 2013: Shawn Ram, from Aon discusses technology trends and cyber risk

RIMS 2013: Shawn Ram, from Aon discusses technology trends and cyber risk   Watch more

Comments(0) 23 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

Rick Betterley Reports on cyber insurance coverage trends

Rick Betterley Reports on cyber insurance coverage trends

Rick Betterley Reports on cyber insurance coverage trends  Watch more

Comments(0) 27 Mar 2013

WRIN.tv Review: 2013 IRMI Energy Risk and Insurance Conference

WRIN.tv Review: 2013 IRMI Energy Risk and Insurance Conference

WRIN.tv Review: 2013 IRMI Energy Risk and Insurance Conference   Watch more

Comments(0) 15 Mar 2013

Julian Garrish & Anthony Rynne from JLT PARK see tight market conditions pushing up XS casualty prices.

Julian Garrish & Anthony Rynne from JLT PARK see tight market conditions pushing up XS casualty prices.

Julian Garrish & Anthony Rynne from JLT PARK see tight market conditions pushing up XS casualty prices  Watch more

Comments(0) 13 Mar 2013

World Bank pilot to insure Pacific Island Nations against natural catastrophes

World Bank pilot to insure Pacific Island Nations against natural catastrophes

  World Bank pilot to insure Pacific Island Nations against natural catastrophes   Watch more

Comments(0) 11 Mar 2013

WRIN.tv Week in Review - March 4-9, 2013

WRIN.tv Week in Review - March 4-9, 2013

WRIN.tv Week in Review - March 4-9, 2013  Watch more

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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

Telematics and the auto insurance industry

Telematics and the auto insurance industry

Telematics and the Auto Insurance Industry   Watch more

Comments(0) 26 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

Studies suggest opportunities to improve customer relations and ROI using social media

Studies suggest opportunities to improve customer relations and ROI using social media

Studies suggest opportunities to improve customer relations and ROI using social media   Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Feb 2013

Enservio offers the first co-party debit card for payment of claims

Enservio offers the first co-party debit card for payment of claims

Enservio offers the first co-party debit card for payment of claims  Watch more

Comments(2) 20 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

Xchanging launches X-presso app providing mobile access to Insurers’ Market Repository

Xchanging launches X-presso app providing mobile access to Insurers’ Market Repository

Xchanging launches X-presso app providing mobile access to Insurers’ Market Repository  Watch more

Comments(0) 14 Feb 2013

The Betterley Report: Cyber Insurance

The Betterley Report: Cyber Insurance

The Betterley Report: Cyber Insurance  Watch more

Comments(0) 11 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

Cargo is becoming more attractive to criminal rings than auto theft, according to NICB

Cargo is becoming more attractive to criminal rings than auto theft, according to NICB

Cargo is becoming more attractive to criminal rings than auto theft, according to NICB  Watch more

Comments(0) 30 Jan 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 Global News Round-up

WRIN.tv Global News Round-up

WRIN.tv Global News Round-up  Watch more

Comments(0) 15 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 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 (12.13.2012): 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

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.

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.

In this edition of WRIN.tv’s Global Round-up:  The US Treasury Department is selling its stake in AIG; BSX says ILS instruments listed on the Bermuda Stock Exchange passed a 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 Vault: ANV Founding CEO Matt Fairfield discusses Eurozone crisis and Cyber Risk.

WRIN.tv Vault: ANV Founding CEO Matt Fairfield discusses Eurozone crisis and Cyber Risk.

Highlights of WRIN.tv’s broad-reaching interview with Matt Fairfield, Founding CEO of ANV, with comments on the Eurozone crisis, Cyber Risk and more. 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

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

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

RAA’s Frank Nutter discusses Superstorm  Sandy, National Flood Insurance Program,  Citizens Insurance company, and more

RAA’s Frank Nutter discusses Superstorm Sandy, National Flood Insurance Program, Citizens Insurance company, and more

WRIN.tv speaks with Frank Nutter, president of the Reinsurance Association of America, about  Superstorm  Sandy, the U.S. National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) 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

UK Flood insurance still an issue for the government and insurers.

UK Flood insurance still an issue for the government and insurers.

Heavy rain and flood continue to affect the UK. Meanwhile, the British government refuses to support temporary overdraft facilities for a not-for-profit insurance fund. The ABI is 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

Barnabas Hurst-Bannister addresses current London market challenges, and the future, at the 2012 London Market Conference.

Barnabas Hurst-Bannister addresses current London market challenges, and the future, at the 2012 London Market Conference.

 Barnabas Hurst-Bannister, executive director at Price Forbes, Talbot and XIS, reviews the current issues and challenges facing the London market, including regulation, technology   Watch more

Comments(0) 22 Nov 2012

Mark Geoghegan from The Insurance Insider, reviews the Xchanging London Market Conference, the keynote speakers and the overall support for Lloyd’s Vision 2025.

Mark Geoghegan from The Insurance Insider, reviews the Xchanging London Market Conference, the keynote speakers and the overall support for Lloyd’s Vision 2025.

Mark Geoghegan, Editor of The Insurance Insider, chaired the Xchanging London Market Conference. Here, he reviews the history of the conference, and provides an 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

Lloyd’s CEO Richard Ward reviews Lloyd’s Vision 2025 at the 2012 London Market Conference

Lloyd’s CEO Richard Ward reviews Lloyd’s Vision 2025 at the 2012 London Market Conference

Lloyd’s CEO Richard Ward discusses Lloyd’s Vision 2025, which addresses a changing world and aspires to have Lloyds be the global centre for specialist insurance  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

WRIN.tv report: Kaiser Permanente captive Board member on healthcare risk management, and industry loss reports on Superstorm Sandy from EQECAT and AIR.

WRIN.tv report: Kaiser Permanente captive Board member on healthcare risk management, and industry loss reports on Superstorm Sandy from EQECAT and AIR.

Watch the fully edited stories featured in this edition of World Risk and Insurance News:  Superstorm Sandy Loss Estimates from EQECAT’s Annes Haseemkunju. Watch more

Comments(0) 08 Nov 2012

Superstorm Sandy Loss Estimates from EQECAT’s Annes Haseemkunju.

Superstorm Sandy Loss Estimates from EQECAT’s Annes Haseemkunju.

Annes Haseemkunju, senior meteorologist at EQECAT, reports on Superstorm Sandy, the modeling firm’s estimates on insured and economic losses, the areas Watch more

Comments(0) 08 Nov 2012

Superstorm Sandy Loss Estimates from AIR Worldwide’s. Bill Churney.

Superstorm Sandy Loss Estimates from AIR Worldwide’s. Bill Churney.

Bill Churney from AIR Worldwide reports on Superstorm Sandy, the modeling firm’s estimates on insured losses, areas affected most, what could force changes in loss estimates  Watch more

Comments(0) 08 Nov 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

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 “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

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

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

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

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

CIAB Chief Executive Ken Crerar discusses key topics from the Insurance Leadership Forum and the impact of U.S. elections.

CIAB Chief Executive Ken Crerar discusses key topics from the Insurance Leadership Forum and the impact of U.S. elections.

Ken Crerar, President and CEO of The Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers (CIAB), discusses the P&C market, technology developments, international growth Watch more

Comments(1) 09 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

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

WRIN.tv New Products Spotlight… with Aspen, Chubb, Willis, Towergate and ABI.

WRIN.tv New Products Spotlight… with Aspen, Chubb, Willis, Towergate and ABI.

In this addition of WRIN.tv’s New Product Spotlight: Aspen Risk Management launched new cyber coverage; Chubb introduced ForeFront Portfolio for healthcare companies Watch more

Comments(0) 20 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

ANV’s Founding CEO Matt Fairfield on  the Eurozone, Solvency II , Cyber Risk…and more.

ANV’s Founding CEO Matt Fairfield on the Eurozone, Solvency II , Cyber Risk…and more.

Matt Fairfield, Founding CEO of ANV shares his thoughts on sovereign debt and the Eurozone crisis, Solvency II, LIBOR, Cyber Risk, ANV’s move into the Lloyd’s marketplace 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

AIR Worldwide’s Jay Guin looks at recent catastrophes, non-peak perils and new risk models.

AIR Worldwide’s Jay Guin looks at recent catastrophes, non-peak perils and new risk models.

Dr. Jayanta Guin, Senior Vice President of Research and Modeling at AIR Worldwide, reviews recent catastrophes and concerns about non-peak perils, updates to technology 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

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

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

ISO’s Stephen Clarke on managing ‘magnified’ risks.

ISO’s Stephen Clarke on managing ‘magnified’ risks.

In Part 2 of WRIN.tv ‘s interview with Stephen Clarke, Vice President of I.S.O.’s Commercial Property Division, the discussion turns to how commercial carriers are coping 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

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 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

A.M. Best’s Catherine Thomas on the Lloyd’s turnaround

A.M. Best’s Catherine Thomas on the Lloyd’s turnaround

In this report from A.M. Best’s First Monday program, Catherine Thomas, Director of Analytics at A.M. Best, reviews the major reasons for Lloyd’s come back from major losses in 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

A.M. Best’s Steven Chirico reviews captives.

A.M. Best’s Steven Chirico reviews captives.

In its First Monday program, A.M. Best’s Steven Chirico reviews the challenges facing captives. Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Aug 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

AIR on Predictive Analytics and Supply Chain Risks

AIR on Predictive Analytics and Supply Chain Risks

With economic conditions forcing many companies out of business, risk managers looking more closely at supply chain risks. Watch more

Comments(0) 26 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

Verisk compares Cat Bond markets from 2012 and 2007.

Verisk compares Cat Bond markets from 2012 and 2007.

In a WRINtv interview, Gary Kerney from Verisk Analytics discusses the company’s Second Quarter Cat Bond Report   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 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

Britain’s MI5 reveals 'astonishing' risk to cyber-attacks.

Britain’s MI5 reveals 'astonishing' risk to cyber-attacks.

With the London Olympics just a month away, MI5 Director General Jonathan Evans comments on Britain's National Security  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 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

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

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

World Risk and Insurance News - June 14, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - June 14, 2012.

US legislators prepare for Supreme Court decision on Affordable Care Act; Baby Boomers contribute vast experience in new form of retirement; WRINtv Social Pulse 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 12, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - June 12, 2012.

Leaders at the Bermuda Captive Conference expect ‘explosion’ in ILS ; CoreLogic reveals surprising U.S. hurricane exposures; Telematics insurance is growing in the UK, and Watch more

Comments(0) 12 Jun 2012

Telematics is making a difference in motor insurance.

Telematics is making a difference in motor insurance.

Telematics is having a major impact on the insurance industry. Commercial fleet owners are using it to control risk and improve customer service.  And, according to Tiger.co.uk, Watch more

Comments(0) 12 Jun 2012

Towers Watson says ‘everybody wins’ with User Based Rating.

Towers Watson says ‘everybody wins’ with User Based Rating.

Robin Harbage from Towers Watson discussing telematics and its impact on the way insurers rate policies. Towers Watson has developed a “DriveAbility” program for insurance Watch more

Comments(0) 12 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

A.M. Best reviews the London Market.

A.M. Best reviews the London Market.

As part of A.M. Best's First Monday program, Catherine Thomas, Director of Analytics at A.M. Best assesses the fallout from major losses in 2011, current market conditions Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Jun 2012

Canada’s warmer weather will pose new risks…in 40 years

Canada’s warmer weather will pose new risks…in 40 years

A new report looks at trends in Canada's weather.  The study was commissioned by the Insurance Bureau of Canada and conducted by the Institute for Catastrophic Loss 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

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

EIF 2012 on WRIN.tv: An interview with XL CEO Mike McGavick.

EIF 2012 on WRIN.tv: An interview with XL CEO Mike McGavick.

WRIN.tv speaks with  Mike McGavick, CEO of XL Group during the European Insurance Forum (EIF) in Dublin. In this interview, Mr. Mc Gavick discusses how 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

EIF 2012 on WRIN.tv: An interview with Stephen Cross, Chairman of Aon Global Risk Consulting (AGRC)

EIF 2012 on WRIN.tv: An interview with Stephen Cross, Chairman of Aon Global Risk Consulting (AGRC)

WRIN.tv speaks with Stephen Cross, Chairman - Aon Global Risk Consulting (AGRC), during the European Insurance Forum (EIF) hosted by DIMA. Watch more

Comments(0) 31 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

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

Chartis Europe launches CyberEdge to combat cyber risk

Chartis Europe launches CyberEdge to combat cyber risk

Chartis Europe introduces a new product that packages cyber risk coverage with consulting services to help mitigate reputational damage and the impact of a cyber-loss on IT. 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 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

A.M. Best reviews the reinsurance market.

A.M. Best reviews the reinsurance market.

Highlights from First Monday, a monthly report produced by A.M. Best. Here, Best  analysts Bob DeRose, Gale Guerra and Greg Reisner discuss "what  2012 will hold for 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

European Elections, a Spanish recession, and commentary by European Central Bank President

European Elections, a Spanish recession, and commentary by European Central Bank President

Poor economic conditions in Europe led to major changes in political power following European elections. Some EU leaders are concerned that Watch more

Comments(0) 08 May 2012

RIMS '12 Debrief…Ed Kiessling, Frank Crystal & Co.

RIMS '12 Debrief…Ed Kiessling, Frank Crystal & Co.

Ed Kiessling, EVP at Frank Crystal & Co., discusses 2011 natural catastrophes, the economy's impact on business, and insurance cycles. Watch more

Comments(0) 03 May 2012

RIMS '12 Debrief…Wendy Peters, Willis

RIMS '12 Debrief…Wendy Peters, Willis

Wendy Peters, Terrorism Insurance Practice Leader at Willis, discusses the current status of TRIA, cyber terrorism, modeling, terror pools and captives. Watch more

Comments(0) 03 May 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - May 1, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - May 1, 2012.

The EC plans a Solvency II delay; Japan and India react differently to Iran insurance sanctions; Watch more

Comments(0) 01 May 2012

RIMS '12 Debrief…Steven Gilford, Proskauer Insurance Recovery & Counseling Group

RIMS '12 Debrief…Steven Gilford, Proskauer Insurance Recovery & Counseling Group

Steven Gilford, Co-Head of Proskauer Insurance Recovery & Counseling Group, regulation, cyber risk, intellectual property Watch more

Comments(0) 01 May 2012

RIMS '12 Debrief…Oliver Brew, Liberty Mutual

RIMS '12 Debrief…Oliver Brew, Liberty Mutual

Oliver Brew, VP Specialty Casualty Liberty Mutual, discusses cyber risk and target industries. Watch more

Comments(0) 01 May 2012

RIMS '12 Debrief…Shawn Ram, Aon

RIMS '12 Debrief…Shawn Ram, Aon

Shawn Ram, National Technology Practice Leader at Aon, discusses social media, brand and reputation risk, risk mitigation and risk transfer. Watch more

Comments(0) 01 May 2012

RIMS '12 Debrief…David Bidmead, Marsh

RIMS '12 Debrief…David Bidmead, Marsh

David Bidmead, US CEO of Marsh, discusses cyber risk,  risk management and SEC regulation. Watch more

Comments(0) 01 May 2012

RIMS '12 Debrief…Mike Kerner, Zurich

RIMS '12 Debrief…Mike Kerner, Zurich

Mike Kerner, CEO - Zurich Global Corporate North America, discusses economic challenges, ERM, regulation, natural catastrophes, supply chain risk and the role of the risk manager. Watch more

Comments(0) 01 May 2012

RIMS '12 Debrief…Steve Hearn, Willis

RIMS '12 Debrief…Steve Hearn, Willis

Steve Hearn, Chairman and CEO Willis Global, discusses state of the insurance industry, supply chain risk, CBI, cyber Watch more

Comments(0) 01 May 2012

The White House threatens to veto the CISPA cyber law.

The White House threatens to veto the CISPA cyber law.

As the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), the White House, Watch more

Comments(0) 01 May 2012

Japan and India react differently to Iran insurance sanctions

Japan and India react differently to Iran insurance sanctions

Japan's top oil refiner says insurance sanctions will further reduce imports of Iranian oil; Watch more

Comments(0) 01 May 2012

The EC Delays Solvency II Capital Rules

The EC Delays Solvency II Capital Rules

The European Commission announced plans to push back the deadline for introduction of Solvency II capital rules. Watch more

Comments(0) 01 May 2012

RIMS '12 Debrief…Industry Leaders discuss legislation and Cyber Risk.

RIMS '12 Debrief…Industry Leaders discuss legislation and Cyber Risk.

In this edition of RIMS ’12 Debrief, industry leaders discuss trends in legislation and cyber risk, within the insurance industry. Watch more

Comments(0) 01 May 2012

ProspX executive discusses information sharing in the insurance industry.

ProspX executive discusses information sharing in the insurance industry.

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

Comments(0) 24 Apr 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - April 24, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - April 24, 2012.

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

Comments(0) 24 Apr 2012

World Risk and Insurance News - April 10, 2012.

World Risk and Insurance News - April 10, 2012.

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

Comments(0) 10 Apr 2012

Tornadoes continue year of major storm activity in the U.S.

Tornadoes continue year of major storm activity in the U.S.

Severe thunderstorms cause tens of millions of dollars in losses.  RMS saysover 380 tornadoes have been reported through the first quarter of 2012. Watch more

Comments(0) 10 Apr 2012

EXCLUSIVE London Market Report: An interview with David Ruffley MP

EXCLUSIVE London Market Report: An interview with David Ruffley MP

Elliot Lane interviews David Ruffley, Senior Member of the Treasury Select Committee in UK’s Parliament. Watch more

Comments(0) 20 Mar 2012

U.S. tornadoes; Australian floods; QBE

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

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

Comments(0) 15 Mar 2012

International News: U.S. Tornado losses hit (re)insurers.

International News: U.S. Tornado losses hit (re)insurers.

Eqecat estimates losses from over 270 tornadoes in the U.S. YTD in 2012.  The Association of Bermuda Insurers Watch more

Comments(0) 15 Mar 2012

International News: Australian flood waters, and losses, keep rising.

International News: Australian flood waters, and losses, keep rising.

Major losses from flooding continue in New South Wales and Victoria, following Queensland floods in January 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

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

RSA Executive Chairman Arthur Coviello discusses Cyber Risk.

RSA Executive Chairman Arthur Coviello discusses Cyber Risk.

RSA, a leading security, risk and compliance management solutions firm, hosted a conference in San Francisco. Watch more

Comments(0) 08 Mar 2012

Carnegie Mellon CyLab study on cyber governance among major corporations.

Carnegie Mellon CyLab study on cyber governance among major corporations.

A Carnegie Mellon CyLab study, sponsored by RSA, a leading security, risk and compliance management solutions firm, Watch more

Comments(0) 08 Mar 2012

RIMS publishes “how-to” guide for ERM Best Practices in the Cyber World.

RIMS publishes “how-to” guide for ERM Best Practices in the Cyber World.

The Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) publishes  a “how-to” guide for Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) 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

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

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

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

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

WRIN.tv London Market Report…BIBA 2012 Manifesto outlines priorities for the British Insurance Brokers’ Association.

WRIN.tv London Market Report…BIBA 2012 Manifesto outlines priorities for the British Insurance Brokers’ Association.

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association outlines priorities for the year in its 2012 Manifesto 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

Insurance Industry Hiring Trends the Focus of a New WRIN.tv Poll being conducted by World Risk and Insurance News

Press Release   Contact: Sandra L. Masters, Director of Marketing and Communications World Risk and Insurance News 480-427-0764 Sandra.Masters@WRIN.tv     Insurance Industry Hiring Trends the Focus of a New WRIN.tv Poll being conducted by World Risk and Insurance... Watch more

29 Dec 2011

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

WRIN.tv Global Roundup…Headlines from the world of insurance

WRIN.tv Global Roundup…Headlines from the world of insurance

Headlines include flooding in France and Italy, research published by the International Association of Insurance Supervisors 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

“AsiaPac In Focus”…An interview with the Vice President of Risk Management Operations for Safeway

“AsiaPac In Focus”…An interview with the Vice President of Risk Management Operations for Safeway

Host J.P. Schmidt interviews Ward Ching, Vice President of Risk Management Operations at Safeway Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Nov 2011

BestDay Discusses Cargo Theft with Pat Stoik, Chubb

BestDay Discusses Cargo Theft with Pat Stoik, Chubb

In this edition of BestDay on WRIN.tv, host John Weber welcomes Pat Stoik, Global Marine Manager from the Chubb Group, Watch more

Comments(0) 30 Oct 2011

BestDay on WRIN.tv  with Anthony Diodato, A.M. Best Company

BestDay on WRIN.tv with Anthony Diodato, A.M. Best Company

Diana Rosenberg from BestWeek welcomes Anthony Diodato, VP of Property/Casualty at A.M. Best Company Watch more

Comments(0) 30 Oct 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

Comments(0) 18 Sep 2011

WRIN.tv Monte Carlo Debrief

WRIN.tv Monte Carlo Debrief

Soundbites from executives attending the 2011 Monte Carlo RendezVous. Topics include Industry Losses, Reinsurance Pricing, Growth Opportunities Watch more

Comments(0) 18 Sep 2011

September 11 – Ten Years Later with Dr. Robert Hartwig, Insurance Information Institute

September 11 – Ten Years Later with Dr. Robert Hartwig, Insurance Information Institute

Doctor Robert Hartwig, economist and President of the Insurance Information Institute gives his thoughts on September 11th... Watch more

Comments(0) 07 Sep 2011

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Monday Morning Headlines: August 18, 2014.

Monday Morning Headlines: August 18, 2014.

 Monday Morning Headlines are compiled by SNL Insurance and produced by WRIN.tvas a weekly video digest of the news making headlines in the U.S. Insurance industry.  Watch more

18 Aug 2014

BIBA CEO on ‘price-comparison’ websites, whiplash fraud, Flood Re exclusions and UK intermediary standards.

BIBA CEO on ‘price-comparison’ websites, whiplash fraud, Flood Re exclusions and UK intermediary standards.

Steve White, the vocal CEO of the British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA), joins WRIN.tv for a broad discussion on topical issues affecting the UK insurance market, including ‘price-comparison’ Watch more

19 Aug 2014

Doctor’s health care insurance fraud practice uncovered after his death.

Doctor’s health care insurance fraud practice uncovered after his death.

In this edition of "Who Got Caught", noted attorney, claims expert and author Barry Zalma discusses a multi-million dollar health care fraud scheme that was uncovered when a doctor’s estate went into probate after his death. Watch more

19 Aug 2014

“Business Intelligence” is transforming the risk management process.

“Business Intelligence” is transforming the risk management process.

The pace of change in the insurance industry is hastened by the effective use of data and technology.  Here, WRIN.tv speaks with Yodil CEO and Founder Fred Waite, about how “Business Intelligence” is transforming the risk management process, from front-end to back-end.   Watch more

21 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

24 Aug 2014

Scams associated with referral kickbacks plague the U.S. health care system.

Scams associated with referral kickbacks plague the U.S. health care system.

 In this edition of "Who Got Caught", noted attorney, claims expert and author Barry Zalma discusses a $205 million Medicare fraud scheme involving kickbacks for mental health services that were never administered.   Watch more

12 Aug 2014

U.S. Captives continue to outperform commercial market - A.M. Best.

U.S. Captives continue to outperform commercial market - A.M. Best.

A.M. Best recently released its review of the U.S. captive market, which continued to show positive results.  In highlights from A.M. Best's First Monday series, AVP Steve Chirico reviews the paper including issues affecting the U.S. captive market, as well as risk retention groups.  Watch more

13 Aug 2014

Mexico ahead of EU on implementation of Solvency II-like regulation - A.M. Best

Mexico ahead of EU on implementation of Solvency II-like regulation - A.M. Best

A.M. Best recently released its review of the Mexican Insurance market. In highlights from A.M. Best's First Monday series, Alfonso Novelo, Director of Analysis for A.M. Best discusses Mexico’s plans to implement a Solvency II-like risk-based solvency regime in 2015.   Watch more

20 Aug 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: August 11 - 15, 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: August 11 - 15, 2014

 PCI’s VP of policy and government relations with insights into TRIA’s chances for reauthorization; Hurricane Iselle was a "myth buster"; Insurance fraud scheme involving kickbacks for mental health services; .M. Best’s First Monday series reviewed U.S. Captive market.  Watch more

15 Aug 2014

WRIN.tv Week in Review: August 18 - 22, 2014.

WRIN.tv Week in Review: August 18 - 22, 2014.

 Hawaii relatively unscathed by Hurricane Iselle, and avoiding Hurricane Julio; Allianz looking to raise airline insurance prices; poor underwriting practices hurting results of commercial auto insurers; WellPoint is changing its name to Anthem; BIBA’s CEO; Mexico plans to implement a Solvency II-like risk-based solvency regime; Who Got Caught – healthcare fraud.  Watch more

22 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

25 Aug 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

01 Sep 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

26 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

27 Aug 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

07 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

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

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

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

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

14 Sep 2014

Eye on the Storm – AIR says Iselle was a "myth buster" when it made landfall in Hawaii.

Eye on the Storm – AIR says Iselle was a

  Hawaii’s residents faced high winds and torrential rainfall from the first tropical cyclone to hit the Big Island since 1958. AIR Worldwide Manager and Principal Scientist Scott Stransky reports on what turned out to be "a very unique storm."    Watch more

11 Aug 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

15 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

11 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

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

16 Sep 2014