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PIA-CCEO Sets Value Difference Training
The PIA Company Council of Executive Officers (PIA-CCEO) has announced the start of nationwide distribution of its landmark program, The Value Difference Series, with an...
AIG Reports Q4 Profit Up Substantially
American International Group (AIG) reported a fourth-quarter profit of $2.71 billion, or $1.03 a share, compared with a net loss of $103.8 million, or 3...
Future of TRIA has Real Market Impacts
As a result of the tragedies of September 11, the insurance sector was finally able to secure a federal backing to support insurer payouts...
Mission Possible - PIA of Louisiana's Push to Attract More Carriers
PIA of Louisiana has embarked on a public relations campaign designed to let insurers know that changes in the state's insurance laws have made the...
PIA's Keith Savino Named to ACORD Board of Directors
Keith A. Savino, CPIA, a member of the Board of Directors of PIA of New Jersey, has been elected to the board of ACORD, the...
Kansas, Wisconsin DOIs Warn Consumers to Beware of "Discount Health Cards"
Insurance commissioners in Kansas and Wisconsin are warning consumers to beware of companies soliciting discount health cards. "While these cards appear to be a form...
CNA to Sell Individual Life Insurance Business
CNA Financial Corporation announced it would sell its individual life insurance business to Swiss Reinsurance Company's Life & Health America Inc., for about $690 million....
A.M. Best Says Pressure Remains on P/C Carriers
Underwriting has improved, but the property/casualty industry has a long way to go before strong returns can be achieved. That's the conclusion of an annual...
Insurance Scoring Battle Breaks Out in Missouri
Late last week, Missouri Gov. Bob Holden (D) called for the Legislature to outlaw a practice that lets insurance companies dramatically boost auto and homeowner...
Rep. Kelly Seeks Delay on OCC Preemption Rules, OCC Says No
At a hearing she called on January 28, Rep. Sue Kelly (R-New York) urged the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to delay...