Woodruff-Sawyer is an active partner of Assurex Global and International Benefits Network. Polikoff joined Woodruff-Sawyer in 2006 and has led the firm’s corporate and executive protection practice since 2010. Polikoff spent 11 years as a financial institutions underwriter for directors and officers as well as errors and omissions liability insurance… Continue Reading New Woodruff-Sawyer CEO Plans to Continue National Footprint Expansion

Two Sigma is also involved with a new small commercial insurance online venture with Hamilton Insurance and American International Group (AIG). CoverWallet also announced that John Buttrick of Union Square Ventures has been added to the board. Union Square’s current portfolio includes meetup, kickstarter, soundcloud and funding circle; startups it… Continue Reading Small Business Insurance Site CoverWallet Pulls In $7.8 Million in Funding

The Hartford Goes Green for Millennials Could More State Commissioners Require Climate Disclosure? You Should Be Able to Buy Stock in This Climate-Friendly Beer What Climate Change Has to Do with Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Tsunamis ‘Game Changing’ Climate Disclosure Guidelines Coming Soon Past columns: Editor’s note: This is the second… Continue Reading Zurich’s Sustainable U.S. Campus Is One Part of Its Green Ambitions

QBE North America is part of QBE Insurance Group Limited. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, QBE operates out of 37 countries around the globe. The North America division, headquartered in New York, conducts business through its property and casualty insurance subsidiaries. QBE’s Commercial Insurance business offers a suite of products for… Continue Reading QBE Expands Commercial Products to Include Cyber, Data Compromise Coverage

BHSI provides commercial property, casualty, healthcare professional liability, executive and professional lines, surety, travel, programs, medical stop loss, and homeowners insurance. EPLI is the newest addition to BHSI’s Executive First suite of products, all of which provide customizable executive liability coverage for commercial and financial firms, including those with the… Continue Reading BHSI Adds EPLI Coverage to Executive First Product Suite

About Denise Johnson Denise Johnson is editor of claimsjournal.com. More from Denise Johnson Johnson is editor of ClaimsJournal.com, where this article was originally published. “Some of the traditional benchmarking for how much insurance private companies should buy may change at least for these companies garnering the largest valuations,” Melvin said.… Continue Reading How SEC Scrutiny of Unicorns Could Affect Private Company D&O Insurance

The study also showed that the use of provider networks can influence the timing of care, especially toward making use of physical and occupational therapy sooner, and that there was no relationship between higher reimbursement levels and a shorter time to begin treatment. That study stressed that in a changing… Continue Reading Affordable Care Act Does Not Crowd Out Workers’ Compensation Claimants: NCCI Research

(Editing by Lauren Young and Andrew Hay) “The negativity is very high – and it will be until we all have drones,” Baskwill says. Verifly user David Baskwill signed up for coverage to film cross country races. “I thought to myself, it would be a good idea to have some… Continue Reading What Hobbyists Should Know About Drone Insurance

Prior to joining The Hanover, Keim co-founded HealthReveal, a pioneering big data analytics company. Before that, he held key leadership roles at Aetna from 2008 to 2014, serving as global head of strategy and corporate development as well as president of the organization’s venture capital business. Before joining Aetna, he… Continue Reading Hanover Insurance Names Keim to Strategy Post

ISO provides statistical, actuarial, underwriting, and claims information and analytics for the commercial and personal lines insurance markets. “Homesharing has created a new source of income for millions of people who’ve turned their empty homes and spare bedrooms into short-term accommodations for visitors from around the world,” said David Cummings,… Continue Reading ISO Files Homesharing Coverage Options For Homeowners’ Policies