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AM Best to Discuss Products, Rating Services and Mobile App at 2019 RIMS Conference: AM Best will exhibit at booth No. 757 at the Risk and Insurance Management Society’s (RIMS) Annual Conference & Exhibition at the Boston Convention & ...
Date: April 23, 2019    
AM Best Director to Discuss Puerto Rico’s Insurance Market at May Conference: AM Best Director Brian O’Larte will give a presentation on Puerto Rico’s insurance market at the Puerto Rico Society of CPA’s annual insurance industry forum, ...
Date: April 16, 2019    
AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of The National Security Group, Inc. and Subsidiaries; Upgrades Credit Ratings for L/H Affiliate: AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “bbb” of National Security ...
Date: April 11, 2019    
AM Best Downgrades Credit Ratings of Mountain West Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company: AM Best has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) to B++ (Good) from A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) to “bbb+” ...
Date: April 11, 2019    
AM Best to Host Webinar on the State of the Medical Professional Liability Market: AM Best analysts and insurance leaders will review the state of the U.S. medical professional liability insurance sector. The discussion will encompass ...
Date: April 10, 2019    
Best’s Commentary: Blockchain an Enabler for Title Insurance, Not a Replacement: A blockchain initiative in the title insurance industry is an example of how early adoption of emerging technologies or a proactive insurtech partnership ...
Date: April 9, 2019    
AM BestTV: Legalized Cannabis Creates Insurance Concerns and Opportunities, Say AM Best Analysts: In this episode of AM BestTV, Josie Novak, associate analyst, and David Blades and Robert Raber, associate directors, all of AM Best, discuss how expanding ...
Date: April 8, 2019    
Interactive Webinar Highlights Posted for ‘Managing Agents in a Data-Driven World: Five Tips for Success’: Optymyze and AM Best have posted an interactive video presentation based on how carriers are using data and analytics to drive profitable production and create ...
Date: April 5, 2019    
Best’s Commentary: Blizzards, Heavy Rains and Melting Ice Produce Catastrophic Midwest Flooding: While heavy rains and rapid snowmelt have caused catastrophic flooding in Nebraska and other states along the Missouri River, a new AM Best commentary ...
Date: April 3, 2019    
AM Best to Host Webinar on How the Internet of Things is Remaking Homeowners’ Insurance: Connected home devices can provide new opportunities to offer even more to your customers. In this session, a panel of technology and insurance experts will ...
Date: April 3, 2019    
Best’s Special Report: U.S. Commercial Automobile Results Continue to Deteriorate: Years of inadequate pricing and reserving in the U.S. commercial automobile segment, along with increasing litigation and other claim costs have resulted in a ...
Date: April 1, 2019    
Best’s Special Report: Hurricanes, Wildfires Weigh Down U.S. Property/Casualty Performance for Second-Straight Year: The aggregate financial performance of U.S. publicly traded property/casualty insurers deteriorated slightly in 2018, driven mainly by above-average ...
Date: March 29, 2019    
Best’s Special Report: Personal Auto Insurers Regain Traction as Combined Ratio Improves: The U.S. private passenger auto segment has experienced a turnaround after weakened performance in 2015-2016, as rate actions and underwriting initiatives ...
Date: March 28, 2019    
AM Best’s Insurance Law Podcast Discusses Fraudulent Water Claims: AM Best and Best’s Insurance Professionals and Claims Resource have released the latest installment of the Insurance Law Podcast, a series that examines timely ...
Date: March 28, 2019    
AM Best Executive Vice Present to Discuss Wildfire Risk at NAIC Spring Meeting: AM Best Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Matthew C. Mosher will present on the increasing risks insurance companies are facing from ...
Date: March 28, 2019    
Best’s Special Report: U.S. Property/Casualty Industry Loss & Loss Adjustment Expenses Reserves Slightly Deficient: The U.S. property/casualty (P/C) industry’s overall carried reserves for loss and loss adjustment expenses (LAE) at year-end 2018 are estimated to be slightly ...
Date: March 26, 2019    
AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Members of Nodak Insurance Group and NI Holdings, Inc.: AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “a+” of Nodak Insurance ...
Date: March 26, 2019    
AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies’ Members: AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “aa-” of WestGUARD Insurance Company, AmGUARD ...
Date: March 21, 2019    
AM Best Downgrades Credit Ratings of INTEGRAND Assurance Company; Maintains Under Review With Negative Implications: AM Best has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating to C++ (Marginal) from B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “b” from “bbb+” of INTEGRAND ...
Date: March 15, 2019    
Best’s Special Report: U.S. Property/Casualty Industry’s Net Income Jumped 70% in 2018: The U.S. property/casualty (P/C) industry’s net income improved significantly to $61.4 billion in 2018, a $25.2 billion increase from the prior year, aided by ...
Date: March 15, 2019    
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