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AHT Blog

  • Tara Trout has been awarded a Certified Advisor of Personal Insurance (CAPI) designation from the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Chubb.
  • Employer Update

    Yes, let me say that again: FULLY REPEALED. Most people here in DC were actually surprised that BOTH Democrats and Republicans agreed to FULL REPEAL of these taxes. But as stated above, when you think a little more about why these taxes were FULLY REPEALED, it was not so surprising.
  • Soooo, this past weekend, the Senate HELP and the House Energy and Commerce (EC) Committee announced a bi-partisan, bi-cameral agreement on a surprise medical billing proposal. As I speculated in prior updates, the proposal calls for a hybrid of a (1) “benchmark” rate up to a specified dollar amount, and then (2) an “arbitration process” for any bills in excess of this magic specified dollar amount. Interestingly, the “magic” specified dollar amount would be $750. This is lower than the EC Committee’s original hybrid benchmark/arbitration proposal which called for a $1,250 threshold. And, this is considerably lower than the threshold amount that I – and others – have suggested (i.e., we were suggesting $5,000).

Wade Associates Blog

  • For technology services companies, the appropriate application and wording of your insurance policy is crucial. While your professional liability policy... The post Technology Errors Omissions appeared first on Wade Associates LLC .
  • CBD manufacturers   is your products liability policy covering anything? CG 40 14 12 19. Your insurance agent likely didnt... The post CBD Manufacturers Is Your Products Liability Policy Covering Anything? appeared first on Wade Associates LLC .
  • Protect yourself from identity fraud on CyberMonday. Today is CyberMonday, which is great this time of year because of all... The post Protect Yourself from Identity Fraud on CyberMonday appeared first on Wade Associates LLC .

Brush Creek Blog

  • The Monthly Ten January 2020 The top ten must-reads of the month We like Continued The post The Monthly Ten January 2020 appeared first on bcp tech .
  • Pre-Breach Planning

    Pre-Breach Planning Even the best information security infrastructure cannot guarantee that intrusions or other malicious Continued The post Pre-Breach Planning appeared first on bcp tech .
  • So You Had a Cyber Incident. Now What? A step-by-step guide A cyber incident has Continued The post So You Had a Cyber Incident. Now What? appeared first on bcp tech .


  • October 6 12 is National Fire Prevention Week Home Fire Escape Planning and Practice Home fire escape planning and drills are an essential part of fire safety. A home fire escape plan needs to be developed and practiced before a fire strikes. Home fire escape planning should include the following: Drawing a map of
  • Dallas Healthcare and the Cost Problem Date: August 29 Location: The Atrium at the Granville Arts Center Address: 300 N. 5th St. Garland, TX 75040 RHSB invites you to join us for a breakfast discussion where you will learn how to combat the high and rising cost of healthcare. This seminar is recommended for business with 100+
  • The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued Notice 2019-45 which expands the list of “preventive care benefits” permitted to be provided by a high deductible health plan (HDHP) when determining if an individual is eligible to make tax-exempt contributions to a health savings account (HSA). In most cases, a qualified HDHP may not pay benefits until

Bolton Blog

Mason & Mason Blog

  • For Immediate Release!

    The post For Immediate Release! appeared first on Mason & Mason Technology Insurance Services, Inc. | California License Number 0A94455 .
  • The escalation of litigation surrounding the Me Too movement has quickly lead to a barrage of lawsuits involving allegations of sexual [] The post Sexual Harassment Allegations, the Me Too Movement and Portfolio Company Derailment appeared first on Mason & Mason Technology Insurance Services, Inc. | California License Number 0A94455 .
  • As a co-founding member of TechAssure, we are so pleased to receive this wonderful recognition! TechAssure Earns Insurance Business Award [] The post TechAssure Named Network of the Year by Insurance Business America appeared first on Mason & Mason Technology Insurance Services, Inc. | California License Number 0A94455 .

Dan Lawrie Blog

  • The insurance market is cyclical.  During a “soft” market, there’s lots of competition between companies as they try to expand their market share.  Premiums hold steady or decrease.  It’s fairly easy to get coverage for all kinds of risks.  As someone looking to buy insurance, you may have a number of options from which to choose and underwriting rules are less stringent. A “hard” market happens as positive financial results, become more difficult for insurers.  Payouts may have increased over a long period of time.  Challenging regulatory changes that negatively impact results occur and profits have declined.  As a result, insurance companies are less inclined to take on new business.  The requirements to get insurance are stricter and premiums are more expensive.  There may be attrition in the insurance market as fewer players offer coverage to consumers.  Capacity becomes scarcer....read more
  • International Marketplace Insights  December 2019 Edition Events, developments, and opportunities in the international marketplace. We occupy a unique position in the international risk management and employee benefits marketplace, and have the ability and resources to help you globally. We provide our clients exclusive access to a dedicated, in-sourced international department, effectively on their payroll and fully integrated within their operations, acting as an extension of their team. Our network provides access to more experience, technical resources, and innovative industry expertise. We are able to provide direct local involvement worldwide and strengthen insurer relations, providing regional knowledge and expertise as well as regulatory compliance. Please contact us at 1-800-661-1518 if you have any questions or concerns regarding international insurance. Recent Successes: Placed local Property Business Interruption coverage in Taiwan for a large manufacturer of specialized fitness equipment. Managed coordinated the issue of...read more
  • Episode 15: Entering the Export Market with Confidence w/ Mark Hall Podcast by Receivables Insurance Canada Finding new customers in new markets can open up great business opportunities but entering new foreign markets brings in new challenges and a wealth of unknowns. On this episode of the TradeSecurely podcast credit insurance specialist Mark Hall discusses how to gain insight on the credit worthiness of potential customers in other countries. He also explains how a receivables policy can give you access to a wealth of information to help you make the right decision on who to do business with, and how a policy can be crafted to suit trading needs and budgets. Download Transcript  Listen on Receivables Insurance Canada Website Contact Us Today. We are dedicated to providing our clients information and resources that go beyond the business of insurance and risk...read more

Diversified Blog

  • The Silicon Slopes Tech Summit 2018 was a standout event full of 14,000 entrepreneurs, business owners, techies, and even millennials. Morning of the first day was full of incredible speakers. Afternoon was tough deciding which breakout session to attend with so many interesting topics and excellent presenters. Clint Betts started everything off by conducting short []
  • Latest news in the Risk Management world National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017 Federal Bureau of Investigation (blog) fbi October 05, 2017 Federal Bureau of Investigation National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017. “Cyber risks can seem overwhelming in today’s hyper-connected world, but there are steps you can take to protect yourself []
  • Latest news in the Risk Management world Time Is Running Out to Fund a Program That Insures 9 Million Kids fortune September 28, 2017 This article originally appeared on The Conversation. Since the inauguration of President Trump, health care has been front and center in American politics. Yet, attention has almost exclusively been []

Plexus Blog


  • In our Talent Top 10 series we give readers the chance to get to know the friendly faces behind the Axis Insurance Group agencies. This week we asked 10 questions to our talented staff member Lee Fulsher - Commercial Insurance Account Executive.
  • A vast amount of information is now stored on computer servers and databases, and it’s growing every day. Because that information has great value, hackers are constantly looking for ways to steal or destroy it.
  • If your company uses mobile devices to conduct company business, such as accessing company email or sensitive data, pay close attention to mobile security and the potential threats that can expose and compromise your business networks. This section describes the mobile threat environment and the practices that businesses can use to help secure devices such as smartphones, tablets and Wi-Fi enabled laptops.