New/Emerging Risks (2)

Bob Hartwig Sheds Light On COVID-19, Climate Change, Cyber Risk & More

Oct 13, 2021 / by AAIS posted in Community, Issues & Trends, Data & Technology, AAIS Events, Events, AAIS Event Archive, COVID-19, Tech News, Regulatory/Compliance, Cyber, New/Emerging Risks, Climate Change, Working in Insurance, Legislation & Regulation, AAIS Pulse, AAIS Event Archives, Data/Tech, Friends Cove, GLC, Litigation

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The AAIS Pulse newsmagazine recently featured Robert Hartwig, Ph.D., CPCU, industry expert and insurance professor at University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business. He spoke with AAIS CEO Ed Kelly on a range of topics facing the industry including COVID-19, climate change, cyber risk, year-end financials, and much more.

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Wind or Water? Breaking Down Slab Claims After Hurricanes

Sep 15, 2021 / by Matt Hinds-Aldrich posted in Issues & Trends, Homeowners, New/Emerging Risks, P&C Insurers, AAIS Insights, Insurance Line of Business, Flood Insurance, flood, talent, risk mitigation, hurricanes, hurricane resource center, slab claim, risk awareness service, catastrophe, national flood insurance program, NatCats, AAIS Risk Awareness Service, AAIS Hurricane Resource Center, AAIS Hurricane Live Tracker

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Risk Management Service Inc. (RMS) estimates $25 billion to $35 billion in onshore and offshore insured losses in the Gulf of Mexico alone were caused by Hurricane Ida. This doesn’t include the damage to other parts of the country. While the fundamentals of hurricanes are widely understood these days, there remain several important nuances to hurricane losses that are essential to understand for insurers, regulators, and the general public alike. Here we will look at one less understood type of claim from hurricanes – slab claims.

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Swiss Re’s US P&C President Discusses Talent, Climate, Cyber, and More

Sep 1, 2021 / by Ed Kelly posted in openIDL, Community, Insurance, Issues & Trends, Data & Technology, Insurance News/Current Events, COVID-19, Cyber, New/Emerging Risks, Climate Change, Working in Insurance, P&C Insurers, AAIS Webinar Series, flood, Swiss Re, cyber risk, wildfire, social inflation, talent, talent gap, cyber insurnace

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In this edition of CEO Angles, AAIS President and CEO Ed Kelly speaks with Keith Wolfe, President of US Property & Casualty at Swiss Re and an AAIS board member, about lessons learned during the pandemic, the increasing value of data, the need to start looking at climate change, the troubling cyber risk trend, and the hot topic of social inflation.

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Concerns and Opportunities Related to Pandemic Coverage

Aug 3, 2021 / by Nicole Milos posted in Community, Issues & Trends, COVID-19, Regulatory/Compliance, New/Emerging Risks, Legislation & Regulation, AAIS News & Views, AAIS Insights, AAIS Webinar Series, pandemic, Business Interruption, AAIS Views, GLC

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While the U.S. economy slowly returns to normal following the COVID-19 pandemic, the insurance industry continues to grapple with business interruption claims, court battles and the future of pandemic-related insurance. In Part II of our two-part Advisory Report, Nicole Milos, Assistant Counsel at AAIS, explains the systemic risk global pandemics pose to the insurance industry and how we’re leveraging data gathered during the pandemic to meet customer demand for future pandemic-type coverage.

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Business Interruption Was Never Intended To Cover Pandemic Losses

Jul 26, 2021 / by AAIS posted in Community, Issues & Trends, COVID-19, Regulatory/Compliance, New/Emerging Risks, P&C Insurers, Legislation & Regulation, AAIS News & Views, AAIS Insights, AAIS Webinar Series, pandemic, Business Interruption, AAIS Views

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While the U.S. economy slowly returns to normal following the COVID-19 pandemic, the insurance industry continues to grapple with business interruption claims, court battles and the future of pandemic-related insurance. In Part I of a two-part Advisory Report, Nicole Milos, Assistant Counsel at AAIS, explains why BI policies were never meant to cover losses from pandemics.

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Cyber Insurance: Where are we now?

May 21, 2021 / by AAIS posted in Personal Lines, Issues & Trends, Cyber, New/Emerging Risks, P&C Insurers, Berkley Re, AAIS Views, Cyber Crime

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During the height of the COVID pandemic, Berkley Re Solutions’ Jeff Cron joined AAIS for a an AAIS Pulse session looking at ‘Cyber Crime: The Online Home Invasion.’   "We’re all online more, seeing content, and clicking links to different articles, videos, and other forms of media. While the actual risk hasn’t changed, volume has magnified, with more scams and more screen time.”

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Cannabis Insurance…The Challenges and Opportunities for Insurers

May 19, 2021 / by AAIS posted in New/Emerging Risks, Cannabis, CannaBOP, Commercial Lines, Industry

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The burgeoning cannabis market is creating pressure on the insurance industry to develop products that address risks emerging from increased legalization. AAIS Commercial Lines Product Manager Joe Jonas shared his insights on the market during the 2021 Business Insurance Cannabis Update. Mr. Jonas was joined by Charles Pyfrom, CMO at CannGen Insurance, and host Gerrit Nagarwalla, CPCU from Canopius, for a discussion on ‘Claims, Policy & Underwriting.’

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The Value of Risk Control: Moving Beyond the Basics

Mar 15, 2021 / by AAIS posted in Community, Technology, Issues & Trends, Data & Technology, COVID-19, New/Emerging Risks, AAIS Webinar Series, Underwriting, Risk, Agents, RCT, EMC, AAIS Views, Risk Control Technologies, Risk Control

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In this edition from the AAIS Webinar Series, titled: The Value of Risk Control: Moving Beyond the Basics, Bryon Snethen, Vice President Risk Improvement at EMC Insurance and Jacob Pereira, a Solutions Engineer at Risk Control Technologies identified the purpose and value of risk control to a variety of stakeholders, including agents, insurance companies, policyholders, and society.

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Webinar Spotlights New Approach to Non-Cat Fire Modeling

Feb 23, 2021 / by AAIS posted in Technology, Data & Technology, Insurance News/Current Events, IoT, New/Emerging Risks, Industry, Data, Fire, Innovation, AAIS News & Views, Data/Tech, Risk, AAIS Views, risk mitigation, AAIS FLAMES

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In an AAIS Webinar, FLAMES: The Modern Fire Protection Evaluation Model, AAIS Vice President Phil LeGrone, and AAIS Senior Risk Strategy Lead Matt Hinds-Aldrich, PhD, outlined the new fire model, FLAMES, and the advantages it offers over traditional models for underwriters assessing and managing non-cat fire risk.

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Cyber Insurance Starting to Find A Practical Footing

Jan 28, 2021 / by AAIS posted in Personal Lines, Community, Issues & Trends, COVID-19, IoT, Homeowners, Cyber, New/Emerging Risks, P&C Insurers, Remote Work, Cyber Fortress, Berkley Re, CyberPolicy, AAIS Views

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Imagine this: You’re working from home, like many others during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your children are also home, remote learning. One of your kids falls prey to malware, infecting your entire network with a virus. Your at-home business’s website is shut down for eight hours. You sigh a breath of relief, thankful that your insurance will cover the costs… or does it?

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