Bizarre boating insurance
Boats and boating perils are mostly straightforward, but here are a few that might catch the attention of even the most jaded broker. What would your underwriters say about these peculiar boats and perils?
Western Financial nets new B.C. broker
A Campbell River, B.C. brokerage is the second broker acquisition for Western Financial in the month of January 2013.
Canadian P&I fixed market provides calm in stormy marine lines
Despite pressure to increase pricing in marine lines globally, competitive pricing in fixed market P&I and Cargo lines is still alive and well in Canada, according to a Marsh Canada representative.
Why your clients’ reinsurance rates have stabilized
A new report by global insurance broker Willis shows how Hurricane Sandy helped stabilize reinsurance rates during the January 2013 renewals, and explains why marine lines tossed and turned in 2012.
EGI Financial appoints broker as chairman
A series of board appointments by the non-standard auto and specialty carrier includes two executives from its Canadian subsidiary company.
Covering your clients’ offshore decommissioning risks
A global insurance broker has devised a new way to help companies decommission their aging oil and gas installations and platforms.
Job prospects for insurance brokers
A government outlook assesses whether or not this is a good time to become an insurance broker. Is now the time to enter into the business? Or should you be heading for the exit?
John Cleese: Why I Love Insurance
FAR OUT FRIDAY: English actor John Cleese, famous for his Monty Python days and British sitcom Fawlty Towers, tells us why he loves the insurance industry so much! Plus, the Russian man who makes a claim for random kitties.
'Every broker should offer this product'
EXCLUSIVE: An insurance giant has highlighted the insurance product that every broker in the country simply has no excuse not to be offering to clients.