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  • China Ramps Up Consumer Protection Rights - Proceed With Caution

    Von Frank Wang |March 13, 2014|English

    Punitive damages have not been an issue for liability insurers doing business in China – but that’s about to change. On 15 March, new laws aimed at toughening up consumer protection rights come into effect with amendments that raise the...

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  • Large Property Loss Survey [Presentation]

    Von Geoff Piggot|March 13, 2014|English

    During the last few years, catastrophic events, demographic trends and economic conditions have merged and presented new challenges for insurers, impacting their profitability and the manner in which they handle claims. View our presentation based...

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  • So Where Is Tornado Alley Exactly?

    Von Tony Iafrate|March 10, 2014|English

    Occasional op-eds in the insurance press point out the risk of being overly reliant on the output of risk models. The points made in such articles are often accurate and insightful - but they make actuaries like me, who build such models, wince. Over...

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  • The Next Big Thing - Frontier Markets

    Von Oscar Edelsvärd|March 06, 2014|English

    Brazil, Russia, India, China (and subsequently South Africa) have been poster countries for rapid growth, progress and economic potential for over a decade. International insurance companies have opened branch offices in those countries and many national...

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  • New York Insurers, K2-II Is for You, Too

    Von George Barson|February 27, 2014|English

    On Tuesday, February 18, 2014, the New York Court of Appeals delivered good news to insurers and claim departments. The court reversed its earlier opinion in K2 Investment Group, LLC v. American Guar. & Liab. Ins. Co., which had held that a carrier...

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  • How PRIME Movers Make the Most Out of Their Offsite Meetings

    Von Renate Kerpen|February 25, 2014|English

    Looking forward to your next annual management meeting? We met with a client recently who was anticipating his imminent “offsite” event. You could tell he was looking forward to it, but he was also wary of re-running the rather dry meetings...

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