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EU to propose stronger monitoring of UK financial firms after Brexit
(Reuters) — The European Commission is set to propose stricter controls of foreign financial firms that do business in the EU, a move that would extend European regulators' supervision over London after Britain leaves the bloc.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 8:23 AM
Hurricane Maria pummels Dominica, barrels toward US Virgin Islands
Hurricane Maria, the second major storm to hit the Caribbean this month, crept toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday after it ripped through the small island nation of Dominica.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 6:54 AM
Hotel industry fights constant hacker exposures
Travelers who check into hotels may run into some uninvited guests in the form of hackers looking to steal their financial information, analysts warn.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 6:41 AM
How hard will Harvey and Irma hit the insurance sector?
There was general agreement among executives attending the Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association’s 2017 Annual Marketplace last week that hurricanes Harvey and Irma would impact the market — but not on how severe or widespread that impact would be.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 6:35 AM
Hurricanes likely to create domino effect of claims, litigation
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will likely cause a litany of claims and litigation beyond the obvious flooding and wind damage, according to several attorneys.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 6:19 AM
Myanmar's insurance industry likely to be liberalized
Myanmar is expected to liberalize its insurance industry this year, with 24 foreign insurers seeking licenses to operate in the country.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 4:00 AM
China Re's premium income rises nearly 17%
China Reinsurance (Group) Corp.'s aggregate premium income grew nearly 17% year over year to more than 24 billion Chinese yuan ($3.7 billion) in the first eight months of the year.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 4:00 AM
Hurricane Irma causes nearly $20 million of damage in Caribbean islands
Timothy Harris, prime minister of the Caribbean islands of Saint Kitts and Nevis, said that hurricane Irma caused an estimated $53 million Eastern Caribbean ($19.7 million) worth of damage.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 4:00 AM
Quake, hurricane damage nearly 340,000 hectares of crops in Mexico
Mexico's Ministry of Agriculture said that the Sep.7 earthquake damaged 138,000 hectares of crops including bananas, coffee and corn.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 4:00 AM
Hurricane Maria lashes Dominica
Hurricane Maria struck the Caribbean island of Dominica with Category 5 winds and rain causing floods and damaging houses.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 4:00 AM

News – Insurance Journal

Rain And Snow Help Montana Wildfires But Won’t End Season
Rain snow and cold have replaced heat and smoke after about two dry months on Montana’s fire lines, leaving crews scrambling for extra sleeping bags, heaters, coats and long underwear. While the change in weather is welcome, it brings its …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 3:13 PM
Advocates Rally Behind New Federal Bill to Fix New York’s Scaffold Law
The Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York (LRANY) today will join the New York State Association for Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH), Habitat for Humanity, MWBE contractors and other construction and business organizations to applaud Rep. John Faso for introducing the Infrastructure …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 3:11 PM
M5.1 Quake Rattles Alaska
A Magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook Alaska about 135 miles northwest of the state’s capital city Juneau, the Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed. Coincidentally, the City and Borough of Juneau’s Disaster Preparedness Expo was winding down as the earthquake hit Saturday afternoon. …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 3:11 PM
Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen Makes 3 Partner Promotions in California
Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen has promoted Robert E. Robinson, Richard A. Lynn and Robert Lance to partners in the firm in California. All three newly promoted partners were previously with Dietz, Gilmor & Associates, before the firm became Dietz, Gilmor …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 2:53 PM
The Hilb Group Acquires Massachusetts’ Mid-State Insurance Agency
The Hilb Group LLC (THG), a property and casualty insurance and employee benefits broker based in Richmond, Va., has announced the acquisition of Massachusetts-based Mid-State Insurance Agency Inc. (MSIA). The transaction became effective September 1, 2017. MSIA is THG’s 37th …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 2:51 PM
New York’s Cuomo Proposes Regulation in Wake of Equifax Security Breach
In response to the recent cyberattack that exposed the personal private data of nearly 150 million consumers nationwide, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has directed the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) to issue new regulation making credit …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 2:03 PM
What If an Irma-Like Hurricane Hit the New York City Metro Area?
It sounds like a Hollywood disaster movie. A Category 5 hurricane churning in the mid-Atlantic suddenly veers northwest – and heads straight for New York City. The good news is that, for now, experts agree a Cat 5-sized deluge appears …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 1:44 PM
Financially-Strapped Puerto Rico Faces Hurricane Maria After $1 Billion Hit by Irma
Two weeks ago, Puerto Rico was spared a devastating hit when Hurricane Irma ripped up the Caribbean. This time, it may not be so lucky. The bankrupt island, already contending with the aftermath of a storm that left as much …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 12:29 PM
Ed Names Jani Chief Executive for Middle East, North America, India
Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, has announced the appointment of Minesh Jani as chief executive of Middle East North America (MENA), India and Indian sub-continent. Jani brings two decades of reinsurance experience to Ed. He joins from …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 9:18 AM
Autonomous Vehicle Regulation Highlights Federal vs. State Divide
As the U.S. Congress moves quickly to pass the first federal law governing self-driving cars, some state and city officials are pushing back over fears that the measure will limit their ability to regulate vehicle safety at the local level. …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 5:00 AM

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