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7 traits of authentic insurance leaders
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The idea of leadership is often misunderstood. Especially in the insurance industry.

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U.S. Regulators Say Tests for Lead Poisoning May Be Faulty
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U.S. health agencies on Wednesday warned that certain blood tests for lead poisoning may give results lower than the actual level of lead. As a result, some children under 6, along with pregnant and nursing women, may need retesting, the …

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People on the move in the P&C insurance industry: May 19, 2017
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News from JLT Specialty USA, Burns & Wilcox, Lockton Companies and more.

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Re/Insurers, Other Global Businesses Have Stake in New WHO Leader
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The World Health Organization’s 194 member-states will vote for a new director-general next week, choosing a doctor to lead the planet’s top technical agency on all matters health. With a $4 billion annual budget, WHO’s influence extends to virtually all …

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Self-Driving Cars to Add $81B in New Auto Insurance Premiums by 2025
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Insurance coverage for autonomous vehicles will bring US$81 billion in new premiums to the U.S. auto insurance industry over the next eight years, driven by risks related to cybersecurity, software and hardware and by the need for additional public infrastructure …

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Why artificial intelligence could become a P&C game-changer
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One-third of insurance executives surveyed for Accenture’s ‘Technology Vision for Insurance 2017′ report believe AI will completely transform their company within the next three years.

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Democratic Attorneys General Move to Defend Obamacare Insurer Subsidies
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More than a dozen Democratic attorneys general on Thursday sought to intervene to defend a key part of the Obamacare healthcare law — subsidy payments to insurance companies — which is under threat in a court case. The 16 attorneys …

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How Autonomous Vehicles Will Grow Auto Insurance Before Shrinking It
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Insurance coverage for autonomous vehicles will bring $81 billion in new premiums to the insurance industry over the next eight years, according to a report from Accenture and Stevens Institute of Technology. These revenues will be derived from three new …

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Firms Turn to Kidnap Insurance Policies to Cover Ransomware Losses
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Companies without cyber insurance are dusting off policies covering kidnap, ransom and extortion in the world’s political hotspots to recoup losses caused by ransomware viruses such as “WannaCry,” insurers say. Cyber insurance can be expensive to buy and is not …

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