Press Release - AUGUST 01, 2019

Interactive Webinar Highlights Posted for “Strength in Numbers: How Contributory Databases Are Driving Insurance Insight”

 Lee McDonald
Group Vice President, Publication and News Services
+1 908 439 2200, ext. 5561


Viewers can access highlights from an AM Best Webinar sponsored by LexisNexis Risk Solutions to learn the value of participating in a contributory database.

Panelists include:

  • Vic Bayus, vice president, product management, LexisNexis Risk Solutions;

  • Martin Frappolli, senior director of knowledge resources, The Institutes; and

  • Matthew Carrier, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP.

The video-based interactive presentation is available here. The webinar was compiled into the following stand-alone segments:

  • Contributory Databases Explained;

  • Why Insurers Participate in Contributory Databases;

  • A Range of Choices;

  • Enhancing the Consumer Experience;

  • Mature Databases Versus Newly Launched;

  • Today’s Uses for Contributory Databases, Tomorrow’s Innovations;

  • Regulatory and Consumer Protection Concerns;

  • Safeguarding Data Privacy;

  • Licensing and Regulation;

  • The Role of Blockchain;

  • The Future of Contributory Databases; and

  • Objections and Answers.

AM Best is a trusted source of insurance market insight and data, and the only global credit rating agency with a unique focus on the insurance industry. Best’s Credit Ratings are a recognized indicator of insurer financial strength and creditworthiness.