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  • 6 Ways to Manage Volatility and Grow

    By Brooke Cote|March 19, 2014|English

    A predominantly personal lines insurance company was interested in expanding its commercial book of business. When making such an expansion, many personal lines-dominant carriers tend to apply to commercial business the same types of underwriting, pricing...

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  • When the Playing Field Is a Minefield

    By Tad Montross|March 16, 2014|English

    Industry people often talk about the playing field and whether it is level or not. But they should also be focused on the players, the weather conditions and the rules of the game. From a reinsurance perspective, insurers need to think about whether...

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  • China Ramps Up Consumer Protection Rights - Proceed With Caution

    By Frank Wang |March 13, 2014|English

    Punitive damages have not been an issue for liability insurers doing business in China – but that’s about to change. On 15 March, new laws aimed at toughening up consumer protection rights come into effect with amendments that raise the...

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  • The Next Big Thing - Frontier Markets

    By Oscar Edelsvärd |March 06, 2014|English

    Brazil, Russia, India, China (and subsequently South Africa) have been poster countries for rapid growth, progress and economic potential for over a decade. International insurance companies have opened branch offices in those countries and many national...

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  • How PRIME Movers Make the Most Out of Their Offsite Meetings

    By Renate Kerpen|February 25, 2014|English

    Looking forward to your next annual management meeting? We met with a client recently who was anticipating his imminent “offsite” event. You could tell he was looking forward to it, but he was also wary of re-running the rather dry meetings...

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  • Predicting a New Toolkit for Claims Professionals

    By Bill Lentz |January 22, 2014|English

    Predictive analytics techniques are widely used in the insurance industry today, usually for actuarial and underwriting purposes. Using analysis of patterns in past events to model future outcomes or behaviors has made huge strides, largely thanks to...

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