Insurance news from Munich Re shows that it will see “profitable growth”

Munich Re Insurance companies News

The reinsurer has announced that it expects to boost its industry coverage business. Munich Re has made insurance news with its latest statement, which has indicated that it expects to be able to increase the size of its industry coverage business, which offers corporate clients both insurance and reinsurance. The last cycle has already shown notable increases, and this does not show signs of halting. The head of the corporate insurance partner unit for Munich Re, August Proebstl, stated that “We have shown that we can achieve profitable growth in…

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Latest Towers Watson insurance news

Insurance industry News

Surveys about commercial P/C coverage show increasing rates. For the fifth quarter in a row, Towers Watson insurance news is showing that commercial property and casualty coverage saw an increase in its prices. The first quarter of 2012 saw a rise in rates by almost 5 percent. Furthermore, the loss ratios for commercial insurers was found to have stabilized for the majority of coverage lines, and saw improvement in the lines that had the largest increases in their rates. This, according to the data collected from the Commercial Lines Insurance…

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Identity Fraud, Inc. insurance news made with launch of new small business product

Identity Theft Insurance

Identity Fraud, Inc. used the 2012 ETA Annual Meeting & Expo as the venue for the announcement of its latest insurance news, with the unveiling of its SB Core Protector product. This new product is designed to combine the “top ten” solutions for data theft risk management for small businesses, for preventing, resolving related issues, and providing vital insurance resources. It offers its policyholders five prevention components for security risk in a layered, proactive way. It also offers three forms of insurance against data theft, as well as two services…

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The lessons business should learn from 2011 catastrophic insurance news

Business insurance report highlights the importance of business interruption coverage Following the tremendous amount of insurance news involving catastrophic events around the world last year, it is recommended that businesses take this opportunity to learn from the past and make the right coverage decisions to reduce their risk of financial harm in the future. Marsh has published a report that has shown that the scale of the 2011 catastrophes was greater than what the previous predictions from loss modeling had provided, and has now challenged the standard belief systems regarding…

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China to strengthen regulations for growing insurance industry

Major changes for China insurance industry. The insurance industry in China is growing at a rapid rate. The country recently opened up its borders to foreign insurers looking to expand into new markets and this initiative has been quite successful. As more insurance companies enter the Chinese market, however, regulators are growing concerned over their ability to comply with the country’s laws and expectations. These concerns have grown too large to ignore any longer and the China Regulatory Commission has announced that it will be strengthening the supervision of the…

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Missouri Senate overturns Governor Nixon veto on worker’s compensation changes

The Missouri Senate has overridden a veto from Governor Jay Nixon concerning the states worker’s compensation laws. Governor Nixon had vetoed a bill last month that would have imposed bans on some lawsuits regarding workplace injuries. The Senate voted to overturn this veto with a 24-9 vote, claiming that the ban would cause significant legal problems throughout the state. After overriding the veto from Governor Nixon, state legislators passed a bill that would stop employees from suing their co-workers for injuries they receive whilst working. This is not the only…

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United Nations report stresses the need for action on climate change

Climate change may be a controversial issue in the world of politics, but the insurance industry is betting on dramatic weather becoming a reality in the near future. The belief of the global insurance industry is shared by the United Nations. The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a report concerning climate-related disasters, indicating that all nations will be susceptible to extreme weather. The report is aimed at politicians around the world, stressing the necessity of preparing for future disasters wrought by climate change. The United Nations claims…

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