IRL – May 2018 highlights


Lead article: Gun violence can be stopped – First Look™ / Last Stand™

ByJim Satterfield and Harry Rhulen

There is a Solution to School & Workplace Violence “If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.” ~ Dr. William Glasser The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida has reinvigorated the discussion of how to keep our schools and students safe. The unfortunate reality is that Parkland will fade considering the dozens of other school shootings and workplace shootings that take place annually. The violence solution is behavior, not guns. The solution can be found in… May 2018 edition of the Insurance Research Letter – subscriber login

May Contents

Argentina State Reinsurer INdeR Finally Dissolved The United States Gun violence can be stopped – First Look™ / Last Stand™ – Harry Rhulen & Jim Satterfield, Novume (Firestorm) Cambridge Analytica’s impact on Social Media Investigations – Marci De Vries-Todtz, Fraud Sniffr Contractors Should Be Prepared for a Hard Surety Cycle – J D Weisbrot, JW Surety Bonds Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Replacement Cost Valuation – Bradley Schulz & Jeffrey Lank, Duff & Phelps EXIM Banks Announces Risk-Sharing Program with Private Sector Europe European Union EIOPA publishes supervisory convergence plan for 2018-2019 for the insurance sector Russia President Putin signed law to restore health of Russian insurers United Kingdom Less than 3% of conventional contracts underwritten at Lloyd’s in 2017 explicitly included cyber risks The Back Page℠ News Quizzical answers Of Interest – CNA is ditching the telephone Notable Quotes Do you know? Words and Definitions to help insurance professionals – Mediation

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Alex has 40+ years of experience in the industry with a specific interest in the international P&C business. Alex began his career with Rollins Burdick Hunter Co in Chicago; moved to New York with the firm; then back to Chicago HQ after the acquisition of RBH by Aon. As part of Aon’s global acquisition team, he moved to The Netherlands to help with the integration of Hudig-Langeveldt and Frank B. Hall in Europe, Scandinavia, United Kingdom and the Middle East. Alex has expertise managing large multinational insurance programs. His last position with Aon was managing the Aon-owned Strategic Underwriters International MGA for Kidnap, Ransom & Extortion, Workplace Violence and Political Risk. Alex is the founder of Insurance Services Network Corporation and Editor-in-Chief of the IRL – Insurance Research Letter.



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