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Cat Bond Market Steady: Guy Carpenter

Despite the poor economic climate, the cat bond market remains stable, according to a Guy Carpenter briefing.
The first quarter of 2009 saw three bonds …

Tornados Threaten Surplus, say A.M. Best Analysts

Tornadoes continue to pose a severe threat to insurers, who must factor in their growing risk to urban centres, A.M. Best analysts say in …

Mental Health Takes a Backseat in Tough Times

Canadian workers who are currently paying for treatment of physical illness are more likely to ignore symptoms of depression, which can result in rising costs …

Following Facebook: Insurance litigation grows

Recent trends in the use of social network websites for insurance litigation.
In December 2008, after several failed attempts to serve a couple …

Economic Uncertainty–Insights from the Risk Officer

On March 30, Canadian Insurance partnered with the OHA, the Toronto Board of Trade and Meyers Norris Penny on the latest installment of the Business …

Saskatchewan Braced for Higher Auto Rates

Auto insurance rates in Saskatchewan are poised to rise for the first time in nine years.
Policyholders could see rates rise an average of 4.2% …

Managers Out of Touch on Rewards

It seems the significance of a simple pat on the back is lost on many North American managers. A recent study suggests that while managers …

Commercial Insurers Face Turbulent Year: Advisen

Commercial P&C insurers should brace for a “turbulent”2009 that will see falling revenue, dropped markets and continued fallout from the credit crisis, say analysts …

New Brunswick Report Stokes Minor Injury Cap Discussion

The minor injury cap issue has re-emerged in New Brunswick, where the province’s consumer advocate for insurance questions the province’s cap wording in his latest …

FSCO Review Eyes Consumer-Friendly System

Faster, simpler and cheaper. That’s the Financial Services Commission of Ontario’s (FSCO) vision of how the auto insurance system should operate, according to its …

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