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Here are the key ongoing legislation trends likely to impact the functionality of the E&S market, from AmTrust’s Erich Bublitz.
The need for a more diverse and inclusive workforce has been thrust to the fore as Americans urge for equality and social justice.
Experts in the wholesale and specialty space share the challenges and opportunities they face during the current hard market and COVID-19’s impact.
Already grappling with a shaky run due to several years of massive Nat CATs, the E&S market is facing even larger hurdles thanks to COVID-19.
With markets hardening, more companies are turning to risk retention strategies, such as alternative risk transfer and captives, to keep their coverage more affordable.
A shifting market landscape will be at the center of discussion at the 2019 WSIA Annual Marketplace, but the industry focus remains on building relationships.
Catastrophe losses dented some wholesale and specialty businesses in 2018, but the focus of WSIA’s Underwriting Summit was on how this steadily growing market can continue to thrive.
Corvel appoints new CEO; Liberty Mutual brings on innovation leader; Risk Strategies adds new wholesale lead; and more.
The need for E&S coverage is growing thanks to a healthy economy and growing complexity of risk, but E&S underwriters face competitive pressure.
A few themes emerged at this year’s Annual Marketplace, including challenging market conditions, the talent gap, and the promise of Insurtech.
Packed with networking opportunities and timely education sessions, this year’s WSIA Annual Marketplace is sure to satisfy.
Verizon Communications was awarded defense costs in excess of $40 million after years-long battle over securities claim litigation.
Cyber, trucking and terror risk in property are finding alternative risk homes.
Ethos Specialty Insurance is launching into the competitive, but potentially lucrative program business as an MGA. R&I queried Michael Sillat, the CEO of this Ascot Group subsidiary, on his hopes for the launch.
Conditions seem ripe for rates to rise, but overcapacity in excess & surplus and elsewhere hinders hardening.
It’s worth a visit to Lloyd’s to get a reminder of its relevance and potential.
Related or “batch” claims, particularly in health care, are a complex exposure issue with the potential to keep growing.
The AAMGA and NAPSLO merged to create the Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association — a member services organization servicing the wholesale, specialty and surplus lines industry.
Attendees at the NAPSLO convention in San Diego need to find ways to compete, yet avoid falling victim to price wars.
Lloyd’s CEO Inga Beale is tasked with guiding the venerable insurance market through Brexit and the demands of the fiercely competitive global specialty business.
Attacks on internet infrastructure commence, leaving unknown risks for insureds and insurers alike.