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  1. Standard Diversified Opportunities Inc. Closes Acquisition Of Maidstone Insurance Company

    Standard Diversified Opportunities Inc. (“Standard Diversified” or the “Company”)  announced recently that it has successfully completed its acquisition of the parent entity of Maidstone Insurance Company 

  2. AHT Insurance, Seattle, Joins RiskProNet International

    The Seattle office of AHT Insurance has joined RiskProNet International, an association of independent insurance brokers in North America. More than a third of RiskProNet’s members are routinely included on the Business Insurance list of the 100 largest brokers of U.S. insurance 

  3. RenaissanceRe Announces Estimated Impact Of U.S. Tax Bill

    RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (the “Company” or “RenaissanceRe”) recently announced that it has conducted a preliminary assessment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “Tax Bill”), passed by both houses of the United States Congress as of December 20, 2017 

  4. Matthew Sather Joins AXIS Insurance, U.S. Programs, Property & Casualty Division

    AXIS Capital Holdings Limited and its operating subsidiaries (“AXIS Capital”) recently announced that Matthew Sather has joined the U.S. Programs, Property & Casualty team of its AXIS Insurance business unit as VP, Underwriting 

  5. Insurance Law Podcast Discusses Negligent Security Claims

    A.M. Best and Best’s Insurance Professionals and Claims Resource have released the latest installment of the Insurance Law Podcast, a series that examines timely insurance and claims issues from a legal point of view 

  6. Travelers Europe To Create European Subsidiary In Dublin In Response To Brexit

    Travelers Europe recently announced that it will apply to the Central Bank of Ireland for authorisation of a new, wholly owned insurance subsidiary incorporated in the Republic of Ireland

  7. Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company Names Jared McGrath To Head New A&H Product Line In New Zealand

    Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company (BHSI) recently announced that it has appointed Jared McGrath to head its new line of Accident & Health products in New Zealand

  8. Western Reserve Group Deploys Guidewire Systems For Claims Management And Digital Engagement

    Western Reserve Group, a Property/Casualty (P/C) insurer in Ohio and Indiana, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers, recently announced that Western Reserve Group has successfully deployed Guidewire ClaimCenter® as its new claims management system and Guidewire ProducerEngage™ to enhance the digital experience of its agents 

  9. IAT Insurance Group Pledges to Focus Tax Savings on Employees and Customers
    IAT Insurance Group ownership and management announced today the company plans to share one-third of the savings from the proposed corporate tax plan with employees, and make investments that deliver value to their agents and customers. The pledge comes in response to the proposed tax reform bill, establishing a rate change from 35 percent to 20 percent, and was announced to the company’s 700 employees today. IAT Insurance Group is a privately held company
  10. Kingstone Launches In Rhode Island

    Kingstone Companies, Inc. (the “Company” or “Kingstone”), a multi-line property and casualty insurance holding company, recently announced that, on December 5th, Kingstone Insurance Company (“KICO”), its wholly-owned subsidiary, launched a new and innovative homeowner product in Rhode Island