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A.M. Best Special Report: U.S. P/C Underwriting Result Weakens, But Policyholders' Surplus Sets Record

Increased catastrophe and non-catastrophe losses and lower levels of favorable development of prior years’ loss reserves drove the U.S. property/casualty industry to break-even underwriting results through the first six months of 2014.

George Says Small Banks Hurt by Rules Overhaul on Wall Street

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George said community banks have been put at a disadvantage by a regulatory overhaul aimed at preventing excessive risk taking by the largest U.S. banks.

RMS and 100 Resilient Cities Announce Partnership to Quantify and Manage Natural Hazard Risks at 2014 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

San Francisco to be the first city to use RMS models and technology

Securian Financial Services Promotes McGrath

Jeffrey D. McGrath, CFA, was promoted to director of the Investment Resource Group at Securian Financial Services, Inc. the Securian Financial Group broker-dealer.

Audatex Canada selects Q9 to host next-generation SaaS insurance claims platform

Dual data centre solution ensures highest level of security and reliability for Audatex private cloud

PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey Highlights - IT and Cybersecurity Oversight Trends Shaping Governance and the Board of the Future

Greater director involvement in social media oversight, concern about the Department of Homeland Security/NIST cybersecurity frameworks and increased use of IT consultants are among the trends shaping governance and the board of the future, according to PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey.

Voya Investment Management to Expand Services to Insurers

Voya Investment Management, the asset management business of Voya Financial, Inc., announced today that it is expanding its efforts and investment offerings to meet the long-term investment needs of insurance companies.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Healthcare Consulting Firm - The Benfield Group

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. today announced the acquisition of the healthcare consulting firm, The Benfield Group. Headquartered in St. Louis, the firm also has offices in Chicago, Washington, D.C. and Atlanta.

Annual Survey of Americans' Views on Health Care and the ACA Finds Nearly Half of Remaining Uninsured are Unaware of the Individual Mandate or of the Exchanges

Forty-four percent of remaining uninsured population falls in the 18-34 age range

Allied World North America Launches ForceField: Primary D&O for Public Companies

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced today that Allied World North America has added a new product to its ForceField suite of professional liability products.

ACLI Supports Life Insurance Awareness Month

The American Council of Life Insurers joins life insurance companies and agents across the country in support of Life Insurance Awareness Month, an annual event observed each September.

Combined Insurance Launches Hispanic Market Initiative

Commits to Serving Growing U.S. Hispanic Population; Names V.P. Hispanic Markets

Truveris Launches RxChoice, the Industry’s First Pharmacy Benefit Marketplace

RxChoice Lets Advisors Run Free Pharmacy Benefit Quotes from Top Vendors, Award Contracts

ACE Private Risk Services Strengthens Its National Claims and Operations Capabilities with Key Executive Appointments

ACE Group today announced new executive appointments in its high net worth personal lines insurance business, ACE Private Risk Services, naming Clyde Douglas as Senior Vice President, Claims, and Eileen Castolene as Vice President of Operations.

Lincoln Financial Group Study Finds Wealth Protection Growing in Importance, Stressing Need for Goal-Based Financial Planning

Latest M.O.O.D. of America survey shows that protecting wealth continues to be more important to clients; Lincoln to offer expertise to support advisors with goal-based planning

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