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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.

Aon’s 2022 E&O and Cyber Market Review Aon released its 2022 E&O and Cyber Market Review, highlighting strategies to manage the increasingly volatile cyber risk transfer market.

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Insurtech has transformed the insurance industry in recent years, but on an individual level there have been hits and there have been misses.

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The use of telehealth stands to remain a major health care trend. But passive acceptance of its benefits without weighing its risks is not advisable.

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Rising Stars are winners and finalists in Risk & Insurance®’s Power Broker® award competition, all of whom were under the age of 40 as of the Power Broker® publication date of Feb. 21. Since the launch of this designation in 2014, more than 500 brokers have been so recognized.

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Software Rival Showdown Results in $2.04B Settlement: Appian vs. Pegasystems The case: Cloud computing company Appian sued rival Pegasystems in Fairfax County Circuit Court in 2020, alleging trade secret misappropriation.

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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.

While process improvements and innovations result from these spinoffs, they do not come without a host of technology challenges and considerations. 

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An increase in digitization, the rise of AI and better value-tracking methodologies have paved the way for more advanced technology like "intelligent decision-making."

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Read Majesco's latest research to better understand the important changes in insurer's strategic priorities which are fueled by growing customer expectations and defined by three digital eras.

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One insurtech has tried, but Hippo has burned through $628 million in cash and is spending more than $1.50 for every dollar of premium it is generating. 

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With two-thirds of consumers reporting they base buying decisions on brand values, an increased focus on sustainability presents a huge opportunity for insurers. 

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While talent challenges are nothing new to insurers, new research shows they are prioritizing talent strategies more than ever in the post-pandemic era.

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If we think of the insurance company as a home, it has similar types of vulnerabilities -- but smart use of APIs can cover them. 

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Here is what insurers should be aiming to achieve ahead of the UN climate summit in November to support both their own and broader net zero emissions pledges.

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A key to diversity and inclusion is having strong support from senior leadership. Another is naming a single leader to be responsible for the success of all your efforts.

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Technology and weather science have evolved to help warn of approaching events, giving advanced notice to people to alter course and relocate to safety.

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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.

Subpoena treating physicians early—it can pay off down the line

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Strategies for positioning problematic cases for closure

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Tribler Orpett & Meyer's director offers advice on attracting young professionals to the industry

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Pilot program waives minimum age for interstate commercial motor vehicle drivers

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A hit local chapter session goes national at CLM’s Annual Conference

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News and verdicts that affect you from across the country

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CLM Fellows and Members share their thoughts on post-pandemic work flexibility

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We ask two experts about trends in workers' compensation, including talent shortages and reimbursable marijuana

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A Case for the Human Experience

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A case for the human experience

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.


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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.