• AM Best: US D&O Pricing Softens as Premiums Continue to Decline

    AM Best Associate Director David Blades and Senior Industry Analyst Christopher Graham discuss a new Best's Special Report that finds significant uncertainty remains about claims still open from accident years 2017-2020 and their impact on future profitability.

    11m - Jul 24, 2024
  • Travelers' Strydom: Prepare for Hurricanes Before They Arrive

    Will Strydom, senior account engineer with Travelers Insurance, national property unit, discusses prepatory steps businesses can take pre-hurricane, and how agents and brokers can assist.

    11m - Jul 23, 2024
  • III’s Porfilio: US P/C Underwriting Improved Slightly in 2023 Despite Personal Lines Drag

    Insurance Information Institute Chief Insurance Officer Dale Porfilio said the U.S. property/casualty industry saw a minor uptick in underwriting performance in 2023, while personal lines persist as the main source of underwriting losses.

    9m - Jul 22, 2024
  • PRMS’ Santana: Initiative Bridges P/C Insurance Services Gap for Women

    Personal Risk Management Solutions President and CEO Celia Santana discusses the new PRMSbyHerSide program that addresses the insurance needs of women, including heads of household and those experiencing life-altering transitions like divorce and widowhood.

    16m - Jul 19, 2024
  • Swiss Re Report: Dog Days Done for US P&C

    James Finucane, senior economist for Swiss Re, details the findings of a new report that shows the US Property & Casualty sector in 2024 registered its best first-quarter underwriting results in more than 15 years.

    4m - Jul 18, 2024
  • AM Best: Stable Outlook Assigned for Global Cyber Insurance Segment

    AM Best Industry Research & Public Relations Senior Director Sridhar Manyem and Senior Industry Analyst Christopher Graham highlight key findings from two new Best's Market Segment Reports on the global and U.S. cyber insurance segments.

    10m - Jul 17, 2024
  • Verisk’s Law: AI Poses Risk to Insurance Industry

    Emily Law, director of analytics for Verisk Claims, says while artificial intelligence has revolutionized digital media, it has also heightened the risk of generating fraudulent content.

    16m - Jul 16, 2024
  • Ryan Specialty Executives: Leadership Transition Underway

    Patrick Ryan, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Ryan Specialty will transition to the role of executive chairman on Oct. 1, when Tim Turner will become chief executive officer. They spoke to AM Best about their long relationship and the future of the company.

    8m - Jul 15, 2024
  • Author: Mastering Insurance Pricing Involves Diverse Skills, Robust Support

    In his book, Price Writers Co-Founder Jeremy Keating discusses his nine-step method designed to help insurance pricing directors build a winning team and excel in today’s challenging market.

    28m - Jul 12, 2024
  • Cognizant’s Varanasi: Future of Insurance Is Exciting

    Sarat Varanasi, North American insurance business leader at Cognizant, discusses how technologies such as generative artificial intelligence and digital twins will impact the insurance industry for years to come, especially the customer experience.

    10m - Jul 11, 2024
  • Allianz’s Khanna: Shipping Industry Evolving in Two Different Directions

    Rahul Khanna, global head of marine risk consulting at Allianz Commercial, says that lost vessels hit a record low in 2023, but fires aboard large container ships have increased.

    19m - Jul 10, 2024
  • The Hartford's Risk Monitor Highlights Top Risks Heading into 2025

    Mo Tucker, head of Commercial Lines for The Hartford discusses the findings of the company’s recently released ‘Risk Monitor’ which surveyed brokers and customers as to what their biggest risk concerns were. Among those concerns are the economy, supply-chain disruption and political uncertainty.

    5m - Jul 9, 2024
  • Insurance Podcast Hosts: Platform Tackles Relevant P&C Issues

    Pete Tessier and Curt Wyatt, hosts of the Insurance Podcast, take on homeowners, auto, business insurance companies and the people who work for them in their media platform.

    15m - Jul 8, 2024
  • Accident & Health Leader

    William Flinker, Assistant Vice President of the Accident & Health Division at Philadelphia Insurance Cos., said PHLY provides a lot of benefits for agents doing business in the Accident & Health segment.

    10m - Jul 5, 2024
  • Embracing AUW

    Jeremy Lane, Head of Mortality Services in the United States for Swiss Re, said that accelerated underwriting (AUW) has become increasingly essential for many insurance companies.

    6m - Jul 4, 2024
  • World of Opportunity

    Jill Mraz, Business Development Executive at Munich Re US, said the company is looking to spread the word about insurance careers.

    7m - Jul 3, 2024
  • Expected Adverse Deviation

    Derek Freihaut, Principal and Consulting Actuary for Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, said expected adverse deviation (EAD) can be a risk management tool well beyond assessing risk distribution.

    5m - Jul 2, 2024
  • Confidence in Programs

    Amber Wayne, Executive Vice President of Programs at Nationwide E&S/Specialty, said the program space is an attractive place to try different things.

    8m - Jul 1, 2024
  • Conning's Citroen: Economic Status for States Upgraded

    Karel Citroen, head of municipal credit research, Conning, explains the company’s reasoning for upgrading all 50 states from “declining” to “stable,” anticipating a return to pre-pandemic economic conditions.

    13m - Jun 28, 2024
  • AM Best: Florida Property Insurance Market Improves; Reinsurance Dependency Remains High

    AM Best Financial Analyst Josie Novak highlights new research that finds the aggregate combined ratio for active Florida specialists, as well as Citizens, outperformed AM Best's personal property composite for the first time since 2017.

    4m - Jun 27, 2024
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