Thought Leadership

 
 
 
 

Insights on emerging trends, current events, career development, and more

Risk & Insurance logo

Risk & Insurance

Risk & Insurance® covers the people, stories and risks that embody the essential functions of risk management and commercial insurance. We strive to identify emerging risks and mitigation strategies, while covering the fascinating people who drive the industry forward.

The traditional insurance model insures against specific losses, but in recent years, another model, parametric insurance, has been picking up steam.  

2 hours ago

The onset of pandemic in March of 2020 forced businesses and companies alike to quickly shift their methods of operation. And while the worst of the pandemic is behind us, the ways in which it altered how we work and collaborate with colleagues are leaving its lasting impressions.

19 hours ago

Gallagher Appoints Managing Director, Global Small Business Practice

1 day ago

Last month, Rising Medical Solutions released its ninth annual Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study.

1 day ago

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below:

2 days ago

The excess and surplus (E&S) market has undergone stellar growth this year, with premiums and submissions both set to increase. 

2 days ago

Beazley Announces Best Half-Year Combined Ratio Since 2015 Specialty business insurer Beazley announced the results of its financial performance for the period ending in Q2. Profits before taxes reached $22.3 million compared to $167.3 million at the close of Q2 2021.

2 days ago

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below:

2 days ago

Nuclear verdicts have been increasing in frequency and severity over the past decade, especially in the last few years. “Plaintiff’s attorneys have changed the way they try cases,” explained Robert F. Tyson, Jr., managing partner of Tyson & Mendes.

3 days ago

ITL

Insurance Thought Leadership

Insurance Thought Leadership is a global network of thought leaders and decision makers transforming the insurance and risk management marketplace through knowledge sharing, big ideas, innovative technology, and real-life applications.

Solutions that help explain the process and catch and correct errors before they happen increases productivity and improves the application's success rate.

1 day ago

Advancements in machine learning are changing the landscape of the life insurance industry, making life settlements more accessible to policyholders.

2 days ago

Perhaps no technology imagined by Star Trek has enticed more international interest than the medical tricorde

2 days ago

We now have the ability to look at data differently, leveraging innovations to identify risk, extrapolate insights and see the bigger picture big data offers.

2 days ago

Not a fad diet or magic pill, automation is a lifestyle change. Let’s talk change management.  

3 days ago

Given the difficulties involved with suppressing battery fires, particularly at sea, loss prevention measures are crucial, whether batteries are transported within EVs or as standalone cargo.

3 days ago

Insurers are starting to address police misconduct by doing what they do: raising rates to reflect risks. And soaring premiums are beginning to change behavior. 

4 days ago

A survey by Hi Marley identifies two problems in the claims process that annoy customers, yet that would be easy to fix via technology and some training. 

5 days ago

The most successful are focusing on one or two insurance segments but are offering solutions in specific areas across the P&C claims value chain.

6 days ago

From tuition insurance to life, health, auto or renter’s insurance, parents and their students should get ready for the risks a school year has in store. 

6 days ago

CLM

The CLM is dedicated to meeting the professional development needs of the claims and litigation management profession. CLM Magazine delivers news and thought-leadership content.

See what our two experts have to say about construction and litigation trends and challenges.

2 days ago

News and verdicts that affect you from across the country

4 days ago

Spending 26 years in claims at the same company gives Seneca's Vice President, Home Office Claims a unique perspective on risk, career advancement, and managing a team

4 days ago

We are well into CAT season, so there is no better time to fine-tune and improve your claims process

4 days ago

Why commercial real estate tenant poaching could be the next property management E&O trend

5 days ago

CLM Fellows and Members share their thoughts on technology and industry knowledge

1 week ago

We're looking to recognize the movers and shakers within our ranks. Tell us your stories.

1 week ago

Why do I share my journey of personal acceptance? Because it leads to positive change

1 week ago

As we move past the pandemic, longer-lasting impacts on litigated claims procedures emerge

1 week ago

How to avoid danger zones in the evolving landscape of Medicaid liens

1 week ago

2022
The Institutes Risk & Insurance Knowledge Group logo

The Institutes’ Board of Trustees Appoints
New Members

The Institutes have appointed five new members to its Board of Trustees, including J. Powell Brown, MBA, CPCU, Carl Hess, FSA, CERA; John J. Marchioni,  CPCU; and Leonid Rasin, MA, FCAS and Thomas M. Troy, CPCU, The new members terms were effective as of June 15.

Insurance Research Council; Affiliated with The Insititutes

Majority of U.S. Agrees Attorney Ads Increase Number of Lawsuits, IRC Survey Finds

Most Americans believe attorney advertising increases the number of liability claims and lawsuits and more than half link these ads to higher insurance costs. Awareness of litigation financing has also increased, but many Americans remain unsure what to think of the practice, according to a new survey by the Insurance Research Council (IRC), a division of The Institutes. 

The Institutes Risk & Insurance Knowledge Group logo

The Institutes’ Board of Trustees Appoints Risk Management and Insurance Leaders as New Chair and Vice Chair

The Institutes have appointed John Howard, chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Truist Insurance Holdings, Inc., and W. Robert Berkley Jr., president and CEO of W. R. Berkley Corporation, as chair and vice chair, respectively, of the organization’s Board of Trustees.

Black Insurance Industry Collective logo

New Industry Initiative Launches to Advance Racial Diversity and Equity Black Insurance Industry Collective to expand leadership development for Black professionals

The Black Insurance Industry Collective (BIIC), a newly-formed non-profit organization affiliated with The Institutes, today announced its launch. The BIIC is focused on accelerating the advancement of Black insurance professionals.

RiskStream Collaborative logo

RiskStream Collaborative® First Notice of Loss Product, Rapid X, Now Available

Guidewire (NYSE: GWRE) and The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative® announced that RiskStream’s new Ready for Guidewire validated accelerator for ClaimCenter is now available in the Guidewire Marketplace. Guidewire users can use RiskStream’s Rapid X blockchain application to exchange loss information with other insurers more quickly and accurately.

Insurance Information Institute logo

Triple-I and HBCU Impact® Partner to Recruit Black Talent Nationwide

The Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I) and the HBCU I.M.P.A.C.T. Initiative, Inc.® (IMPACT) announced a partnership and a career-building campaign aimed at recruiting students at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to the insurance industry.
 

CPCU Society logo

Society Launches Facilitated Study Groups for CPCU Students

Professionals working towards earning their CPCU designation can now have the added support of Facilitated Study Groups offered by the CPCU Society.

CLM logo

Vic Marmo Named 2022 CLM Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Vic Marmo, ARM, CLMP, Assistant Vice President, Risk Management-Claims, Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation, announced as recipient of the 2022 CLM Lifetime Achievement Award.

2021
Insurance Information Institute logo

Triple-I Report Finds Insurers Are Managing Economic Volatility

U.S. insurers are seeing premium and investment income growth in 2021, favorable trends offset by increases in inflation and the combined ratio, according to a new report from the Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I).

The Institutes Griffith Foundation logo

Griffith Foundation Presents Charles Chamness With 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award

Charles Chamness, retired president and chief executive officer of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, was presented with The Institutes Griffith Insurance Education Foundation’s 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award during a ceremony at the NAMIC Annual Convention.

Catastrophe Resiliency Council logo

Catastrophe Resiliency Council (CRC) Announces New President

Christopher G. McDaniel, president of The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative, has been tapped to lead The Institutes' newest consortium, the Catastrophe Resiliency Council (CRC).

RiskStream Collaborative logo

The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative™ Announces 2021 Award Winners

The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative™ announced its 2021 Leadership, Collaborator, and Innovator awards, which were were presented to Auto Club Enterprises, CSAA Insurance Group, Nationwide, Securian Financial, and Liberty Mutual.

CLM logo

CLM Appoints Ronna Ruppelt as New Chief Executive Officer

The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), which is affiliated with The Institutes Risk & Insurance Knowledge Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ronna Ruppelt as the new Chief Executive Officer.

2020
Insurance Information Institute logo

Insurance Information Institute and The Institutes Risk & Insurance Knowledge Group Finalize Affiliation

The Institutes Risk & Insurance Knowledge Group announced plans to finalize its affiliation with the Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I) on November 16, 2020. Triple-I is a long-standing, trusted source of unique, data-driven research and insights on insurance.

 

The Institutes Risk & Insurance Knowledge Group logo

Marita Zuraitis and John Howard Appointed Chair and Vice Chair of The Institutes Risk & Insurance Knowledge Group

The Institutes Risk & Insurance Knowledge Group has appointed Marita Zuraitis, chief executive officer of The Horace Mann Companies, and John Howard, chairman and CEO of Truist Insurance Holdings, Inc., as chair and vice chair, respectively, of the organization’s Board of Trustees.