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Bermuda Hosts Captive Conference

AMBestTV reports on the Bermuda Captive Conference, the IASA Conference in Phoenix, and the International Insurance Society Global Insurance Forum in Singapore. AMBestRadio presents discussions on growing diversity in insurance companies and meeting the needs of the cannabis industry.
  • August 2019
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Bermuda Conference: ‘Captives Don’t Fly Under the Radar Anymore’

Attendees to the Bermuda Captive Conference, held in Southampton, Bermuda, said regulatory challenges and new risks change rapidly, with captive insurers becoming higher-profile organizations that are more closely scrutinized by global regulators. (June 11, 2019)

Dan Towle

Dan Towle

CICA President Outlines New Outreach to
Next-Generation Captive Professionals

Dan Towle, president, Captive Insurance Companies Association, said the organization is launching NextGen, a task force for young and new captive insurance professionals. Towle spoke with AMBestTV at the Bermuda Captive Conference, held in Southampton, Bermuda. (June 12, 2019)

Julie Boucher

Julie Boucher

Marsh’s Boucher: Captives Under a Widening Range of Regulatory Oversight

Julie Boucher, captive solutions practice leader, islands, Marsh, said captives in offshore domiciles not only must answer to the jurisdiction but must consider issues of economic substance and other new rules. Boucher spoke with AMBestTV at the Bermuda Captive Conference, held in Southampton, Bermuda. (June 12, 2019)


At the IASA Conference in Phoenix: Left to right, Nicole Cook, managing director, Global Insurance Accelerator; Jake Tamarkin, co-founder and chief executive officer, Everyday Life; Jim Gardner, co-founder and chief executive officer, ViewSpection and Brian Hemesath, entrepreneur in residence, GIA.

Panel: Competitive Insurance Industry Open, Generous to Startups

A panel of executives from the Global Insurance Accelerator (GIA) and from companies partnered with the accelerator say that despite the competitive nature of the insurance industry, they have found that established companies are open and generous with their time and knowledge. The participants spoke with AMBestTV at the IASA Conference in Phoenix. (June 5, 2019)

Greg Carter

Greg Carter

AM Best’s Carter: Innovation Doesn’t Have to Be a ‘Big Bang Moment’

Greg Carter, managing director analytics, AM Best, said many insurers are innovating via an ongoing series of incremental improvements. Carter spoke with AMBestTV at the Global Insurance Forum, held in Singapore. (June 19, 2019)

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Retirement Wave and Diversity, Cannabis Growth

AMBestRadio presents discussions on diversity in the industry and the growth potential and challenges in offering insurance to the growing cannabis industry.


Farmers’ Aldredge: Insurance Retirement Wave Creates Opportunities to Expand Diversity

Deborah Aldredge, chief administrative officer at Farmers Insurance, said the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation and others have been developing networking and conference activities that are helping bring a wider range of people joining insurance, including from other industries.

Cannabis Insurance Growing Like a Weed

Erich Bublitz, vice president, cannabis underwriting, and chief regulatory compliance officer at Admiral Insurance, discusses the growth potential for cannabis insurance as well as the regulatory and underwriting challenges.

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