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Greater New York Mutual CEO Provides Insights on Today’s Insurance Market

May 31, 2022 / by AAIS posted in Technology, Issues & Trends, Insurtech, Legislation & Regulation, Economy, AAIS Views, wildfire, social inflation, talent gap, NYIA, Merchants Insurance Group, Greater New York Mutual, supply chain

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In this AAIS Market Report, Chair, President and CEO of Greater New York Mutual Elizabeth Heck discusses  challenges to the insurance industry in the U.S. and New York.

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Using Data to Build Better Fire Protection

Apr 18, 2022 / by AAIS posted in Insights, Technology, Issues & Trends, Data & Technology, Insurance News/Current Events, Fire, AAIS News & Views, AAIS Insights, wildfire, Florida Insurance Market, NatCats

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Dr. Matt Hinds-Aldrich, Senior Risk Strategy Lead, was a recent guest on the FNO InsureTech podcast, joining hosts Rob Beller and Lee Boyd to talk about how new thinking around data can enhance insurers’ ability to measure, rate and mitigate fire risk and the challenges associated with insuring the peril, particular in wildfire-prone areas such as California.

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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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Learning From the Surfside Condo Collapse

Aug 10, 2021 / by Matt Hinds-Aldrich posted in openIDL, Technology, Issues & Trends, Data & Technology, Data Management/Distributed Ledger, Insurance News/Current Events, Blockchain, AAIS Insights, Data/Tech, AAIS Views, wildfire, NatCats

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The collapse of the Champlain Towers South condo in Surfside, Florida, shocked the nation, starting a much-needed conversation about the importance of risk mitigation. As the events unfolded, we learned that the information about the significant risk of collapse was known—to some—but simply went unheeded. 

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Climate Change and the Shifting Landscape in Agribusiness

Sep 13, 2019 / by Rich Pelkofsky posted in Technology, Robotics, Issues & Trends, Data & Technology, New/Emerging Risks, Climate Change, Agribusiness, Farm & Ag, Farming, AAIS Views, wildfire, NatCats

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From record heat waves to the coldest of winters, hurricanes, droughts and flooding, it’s no secret that our climate and weather are changing…and changing the agribusiness insurance landscape with it.

In 2018, the California Camp Fire wildfire resulted in more than $16 billion in loss. Flooding in the Midwest resulted in crop contamination from nearby livestock fields. And the crippling cold from two polar vortexes in the last five years caused frozen pipes and burst boilers, leading to property and equipment damage claims.

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