Global broker launches new Risk Index

Napoleon Elizer

WTW and the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Risk Studies have announced the launch of the Airport Risk Index (ARI), which will allow the world’s airports to introduce new risk profiling methods to enhance their resilience planning. The ARI was presented to global airport executives at the annual […]

Final week to take part in 5-Star Carriers 2022 survey

Napoleon Elizer

Entries for the 5-Star Carriers 2022 survey will close this Friday, September 23. Brokers still have the time to rate their carriers for Insurance Business Canada’s annual showcase via this online form.  The survey asks brokers to rate their major partners on key aspects such as innovation, broker communication, underwriting expertise […]

New federal taxes proposed for insurers and banks

Napoleon Elizer

The parliamentary budget officer estimates proposed new federal taxes on some financial institutions could generate $5.3 billion over the next five years. Two new PBO reports calculate the expected revenues from the Canada Recovery Dividend and a proposed permanent increase to corporate taxes on banks and life insurance […]

CRC Group mourns death of broker

Napoleon Elizer

CRC Group announced that it is grieving the unexpected death of one of its brokers, Talmon Vice. The broker suddenly passed on September 11 in San Diego. Vice served CRC for over eight years, most recently as a casualty broker specializing in oil & gas, environment, and construction. […]

Earnix and Guidewire collaborate to integrate solutions

Napoleon Elizer

Guidewire, a solution ecosystem for the property-casualty industry, and Earnix, a provider of real-time rating, analytical underwriting, dynamic pricing, personalization and telematics services for the insurance industry, have announced a collaboration to facilitate faster adoption and increased ongoing performance of their shared offerings. Earnix has joined Guidewire PartnerConnect […]