FSL Makes List of Top Performers for 7th Time

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Fidelity Security Life Insurance Company (FSL) has been named to the 2019 list of Top 50 life-health insurance companies selected for “outstanding financial results in areas of safety, consistency and performance over a five-year period.” The list, known as the Ward’s 50, was released by Aon plc, a leading global professional services firm that operates the Ward’s 50 benchmark group. The group analyzes more than 700 U.S.-based life-health insurers. To make the list, each company must pass minimum thresholds for safety and consistency as well as excel in financial performance…

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Stolen Swedish crown jewels were insured but are irreplaceable

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Despite the coverage from a policy for the royal regalia, the items are essentially priceless in nature. Thieves stole the Swedish crown jewels on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. They made their escape in a speedboat and have yet to be apprehended. Though there was insurance coverage for the royal regalia, the monetary value will never replace the historical artifacts themselves. The thieves made off with two crowns and an orb dating back to the 17th century. Two crowns and an orb were taken from the 17th century collection of the…

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Berkshire Hathaway insurance expands commercial offerings into the Middle East

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Warren Buffet’s company has announced its intentions to establish a new office in Dubai. Berkshire Hathaway insurance business is headed for expansion into the lucrative Middle East market. It will be opening a new office in Dubai in order to manage the operations of its commercial products there. Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) released an official statement regarding the decision. The new Berkshire Hathaway insurance office is located in the Dubai International Finance Center (DIFC) and will finally be able to open. The office had been awaiting approval from regulators…

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Paramedic insurance coverage is broadening its importance in the United States

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Experts predict that this type of policy will becoming increasingly necessary, particularly for disaster scenarios. Paramedic insurance coverage is a growing industry and experts predict that this growth will only continue to head upward. This includes in cases of U.S. disasters. In fact, the extreme weather events have been among the driving forces in insurance policies for paramedics. The many different extreme weather events and natural disasters in the United States this year have led to a rising interest in paramedic insurance. That type of coverage has already seen growth…

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Insurance company Brexit takes Liberty Specialty Markets out of London

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The specialty insurer announced the city that will become its new home after the U.K. splits from the E.U. The insurance company Brexit strategy announcements have begun, and among the latest is the new Liberty Specialty Markets headquarters. The specialty insurance company has been seeking a new home following the British exit from the European Union and recently made its decision. The company announced that it will be remaining in London for now but will leave as Brexit occurs. The insurance company Brexit move has launched an effort to move…

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Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance makes two critical appointments in Asia

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The company has now announced its hiring for two key underwriting team leadership positions in that market. Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has now announced that it has made two important appointments for the leadership positions in its Asian underwriting team, as the Asia regional head of first party lines position was filled by Malin Fredriksson, and the Asia regional head of engineering and construction is now Kiran Prakash. Both of those positions are located in Singapore and will be integral to the company’s presence there. Fredriksson has joined Berkshire…

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US regulator task force to target cyber insurance

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Cyber insurance will be the focus of a new task force launched by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners The National Association of Insurance Commissioners has created a new task force that will be focused on cyber security. The task force is meant to increase consumer protection, introducing new regulations that target the insurance industry. Insurers collect valuable information from their customers, but new risks are emerging in the digital world that put this information in danger of theft and exploitation. The new task force could help foster further innovation…

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