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24 09, 2020

Crest Insurance in Arizona Names Hankal Commercial Lines Manager

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Crest Insurance Group LLC of Scottsdale, Ariz. has promoted Lisa Hankal to commercial lines manager. Hankal will be overseeing employees within the commercial lines department from all seven branches including Tucson, Scottsdale, Sierra Vista, Flagstaff, San Diego, Denver and Ft. …

24 09, 2020

Insurers May Cut Allocations to Poorly Performing Hedge Fund Investment Sector

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Having complained for years about hedge funds’ high fees and lackluster performance, insurance firms may be preparing to cut allocations to the sector after its poor performance during recent market upheaval left many of them nursing losses. That would be …

24 09, 2020

Congress Parks Self-Driving Car Regulation Until 2021

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The U.S. Congress will try again in 2021 to try to approve long-stalled reforms to speed the adoption of self-driving cars, a key Democratic lawmaker said Wednesday. U.S. lawmakers have been divided for years over how to reform regulations governing …

24 09, 2020

The Liberty Company Insurance Brokers Adds Borchardt in California

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The Liberty Company Insurance Brokers has named Sean Borchardt a partner in the Woodland Hills, Calif., office. Borchardt has more than 15 years of experience. He previously has held positions at Gallagher, Relations Insurance and Tolman & Wiker. The Liberty …

24 09, 2020

Texas Staffing Firm Sued for Disability Discrimination

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Federal officials have sued a Houston-based staffing firm over allegations of workplace disability discrimination. Swift Technical Services LLC, doing business as Airswift, a Houston-based staffing firm focused on the oil and gas industry, violated federal law when it refused to …

24 09, 2020

Businesses Face Fewer Cyber Events, But the Attacks Are More Costly

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The stakes are higher than ever for businesses when it comes to cyber risk, especially with the added complexity of COVID-19 thrown into the mix. Yet, even before the global pandemic struck, companies had been taking more action than ever …

24 09, 2020

What Distinguishes This Market? Here’s Lockton Re Leaders’ Insights

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Lockton Re’s Tim Gardner, global CEO, and Ross Howard, global chairman, have been through their share of hard markets. Like many in the reinsurance business, they agree no two hard markets are exactly the same. For the two men personally, …

24 09, 2020

Beecher Carlson Taps James as Director of Diversity & Inclusion

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Beecher Carlson Insurance Services, LLC, a specialized large account insurance broker, has promoted Raven James to director of Diversity & Inclusion. In this newly created role, James will lead the Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) council in setting D&I strategies for …

24 09, 2020

Berkshire Hathaway Guard Professional Liability Products Expanded Into New States

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Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies has furthered expanded the company’s professional liability products, which include coverage for lawyers, architects and engineers, accountants, as well as nearly 100 other classes of business. Most recently, the company has added professional liability coverage …

24 09, 2020

World Insurance Associates Acquires New Jersey’s Gateway Agency National

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World Insurance Associates LLC (WIA) acquired Gateway Agency National of Highlands, N.J., on September 1, 2020. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1981, Gateway specializes in home, automobile, boating and life insurance needs for clients across New …