AIG requests more time before Bill Cosby legal fee payout

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The insurance company is seeking more time because its appeal about an April ruling is still pending. AIG has asked for more time before being required to pay the Bill Cosby legal fees associated with the controversial lawsuits launched back in 2015. At the moment, AIG is required to pay over $675,000 to the celebrity to cover his legal costs. AIG Property Casualty Company says it is entitled to more time before the Bill Cosby legal costs are settled as an appeal to a previous ruling on the subject is…

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Smart contract insurance partnership launches between AIG and IBM

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The insurer and tech giant will use blockchain for managing complex forms of international coverage. American International Group (AIG) and International Business Machines (IBM) are partnering to create a form of smart contract insurance policy. This coverage will employ blockchain for the management of highly complex forms of international insurance protection. The two companies recently completed the smart contract coverage policy pilot project. The smart contract insurance multi-national policy pilot provided Standard Chartered Bank PLC with coverage. The pilot used blockchain’s digital leader technology for what IBM and AIG called…

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AIG insurance company CEO steps down following huge loss

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Peter Hancock has opted to leave his current position with the insurer following a tremendous loss. It has been only three weeks since the report of massive losses from AIG and the insurance company CEO, Peter Hancock, has chosen to step down from his position. Hancock has been the AIG CEO for less than three years, when he was first appointed to the position. The insurance company CEO was chosen for the job in the hopes that he would be the person to turn things around at AIG. That said,…

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AIG makes insurance news with new high end clothing coverage

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The insurer is releasing a new product to help to boost its business from high net worth personal lines customers. American International Group (AIG) has revealed its latest insurance news that the latest component of its strategy to increase its appeal to high net worth personal lines policyholders, it will be releasing coverage for high end designer clothing. This will provide people with an insurance policy that goes above and beyond the standard homeowners coverage. More specifically, the insurance news is about the “wearable collections coverage”, which provides additional coverage…

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Insurance news from AIG could protect companies from celebrity antics

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The insurer has now released a type of coverage meant to protect stars against liabilities from endorsement deals. AIG has announced some of its latest insurance news, which has come in the form of a policy that has been designed to help to protect companies from the losses from a harmed reputation as a result of a celebrity endorser that has taken a wrong turn and has done something that could bring embarrassment, shame, or other damage to the company’s standing. The policies have limits that will protect companies for…

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Huge rail insurance for oil shipment coverage now offered by AIG

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The insurer now has a product to cover train accidents for up to $1 billion to help meet the growing demand. Yet another train carrying oil has now derailed in Canada, this time near Wadena, Saskatchewan, last week, when it also caught fire, causing an ever rising number of questions to appear with regards to the types of rail insurance that will be necessary to protect companies and railways. In response to this need for coverage, AIG is now offering a $1 billion liability product for railways. With the rapidly…

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Cyber insurance protection availability is growing

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A rising number of insurers, now including AIG, are offering this coverage as businesses boost their demand. At a time in which the headlines involving businesses that have undergone data breaches and other digital attacks are becoming a regular occurrence, American International Group (AIG) has now announced that it will be joining the growing number of insurers that are offering cyber insurance protection. This policy from AIG will be providing coverage to businesses against illegal hacking. The cyber insurance policy will not, in this case, provide any protection against physical…

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Insurance marketing investigation leads to lawsuit from AIG

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The insurer has now sued the top financial regulator in New York to block a fine. American International Group Inc. (AIG) has filed a lawsuit against Benjamin Lawsky, the top financial regulator in New York, in order to block it from being able to fine the insurer over its insurance marketing efforts that it has been conducting without a state license. The claim from AIG is that it would be unconstitutional to have to pay this fine. AIG has called the insurance marketing fine an interpretation that is “flawed and…

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Insurance industry news made when Treasury sold remaining AIG shares

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There were 234.2 million shares left of the massive insurer, and their price was $32.50 each. The Treasury Department has just announced its latest insurance industry move with the sale of all of its remaining shares of American International Group (AIG), which brings to a close the largest bailout from the U.S. government in the 2008 financial crisis. The Treasury stated that it received $32.50 for each of the 234.2 million shares it continued to hold. That represented the last of the sales of the 16 percent ownership that the…

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Insurance news from AIG now includes Chinese joint venture

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American International Group has announced that it will be working with PICC. The latest insurance news from U.S. insurer American International Group, Inc., is that it will be entering into a joint venture with the life policy business unit of People’s Insurance Co. (Group) of China, Ltd. This may place AIG into a situation where it is competing directly with its former Pan-Asian business unit. This insurance news has been released as the insurer announced that it would be purchasing $500 million worth of PICC shares in that companies up…

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