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Leonardi Calls Capital Standards "Reckless" and "Ill-advised"

(11/20/2014) Firebrand Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi has branded as "reckless" and "ill-advised" the effort by the International Association of Insuranc... full story

McCarty Lectures IAIS Director on Transparency

(11/19/2014) Speaking at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) fall meeting in Washington, D.C., Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty publically... full story

ALERT! Cyber threat to Apple iOS Devices

(11/19/2014) The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on November 13 issued an ALERT on a cyber-threat to Apple iOS devices... full story

Agency Owners: 3 Tips for Writing Effective Email Marketing Campaigns

(11/19/2014) If your agency is sending out emails without putting thought into the subject line, you’re wasting your time and probably not writing effective emails... full story

New Makeup of Congress to Affect Insurance Issues

(11/13/2014) The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents congratulates the winners in the midterm elections and looks forward to Congress making progress in de... full story

Commercial P/C Rates Up One Percent in October

(11/13/2014) MarketScout reports that commercial property and casualty insurance rates increased 1 percent in October, and commercial auto insurance had the largest increase... full story

Agent to Agent: Social — The Must-have Element of an Agency Growth Strategy

(11/13/2014) Back in 2008, when I started to delve into the then-new social media arena, Paradiso Insurance was an entirely different agency... full story

PIA to Take Part in Upcoming NAIC, NCOIL Meetings

(11/13/2014) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners 2014 Fall National Meeting will take place in Washington, D.C., from Friday, November 14, to Wednesday, Nove... full story

FACI Discusses Cyber, Auto Affordability, International Standards

(11/13/2014) On November 6, 2014, the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance, an advisory body to the Federal Insurance Office, met in Washington, D.C... full story

Survey: People Text and Drive Knowing It's Dangerous

(11/13/2014) According to an AT&T-sponsored survey of frequent drivers who text daily, 98 percent said they were aware of the dangers of texting while driving, and 75 percen... full story

New Makeup of Congress to Affect Insurance Issues

(11/07/2014) The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents congratulates the winners in the midterm elections and looks forward to Congress making progress in de... full story

MetLife Continues Fight Against Risk Designation

(11/04/2014) MetLife will plead against being branded a systemically important financial firm at a meeting this week with regulators, a company spokesman said... full story

RMS: Ebola Tipping Point Could Come in January 2015

(11/04/2014) Catastrophe risk modeling firm Risk Management Solutions in a new report says the current outbreak of Ebola in West Africa will continue to worsen while the dep... full story

Lloyd's of London Offers Ebola Coverage for First Responders

(11/04/2014) Lloyd's of London is offering Ebola coverage for first responders through its U.S. distributor, Specialty Insurance Advisors... full story

AIG Was Lead Underwriter on Spaceship That Crashed

(11/04/2014) According to reports from Reuters, the Virgin Galactic spaceship that crashed in the Mojave Desert on Friday was insured against losses of $40-$50 million... full story

NAIC Blasts IAIS for Banning Stakeholders From Its Meetings

(10/29/2014) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners has blasted the International Association of Insurance Supervisors for voting, in a closed session, to revok... full story

State Regulators Split With FIO Over Need for New Standards

(10/29/2014) The International Association of Insurance Supervisors, which met last week in Amsterdam, has released global capital standards that nine of the largest insuran... full story

Ebola's Impact on Insurance Lines

(10/29/2014) Businesses are increasingly turning to insurers as the threat of Ebola rises... full story

Agent to Agent: 3 Ways to Optimize Your e-Newsletter

(10/29/2014) At Progressive, we send around 25 million emails each month to our customers... full story

Insurance Policies Can Protect Against Halloween Hazards

(10/29/2014) Trick-or-treaters will soon hit the streets for Halloween... full story