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Articles from Best's Review (August 1, 2010)

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A shining moment, or another shiner? The industry needn't fall victim to another hurricane-related PR disaster. Mills, Howard 493
Adding on: Hewitt Associates is now part of Aon Corp. Green, Meg 1147
All points East: despite intense competition, reinsurers see growth in Asia's emerging markets. Lai, Iris 2543
Aristotle was right: the cost to repair and rebuild homes continues to rise, even as home values fall. Spencer, Scott Column 536
Challenges of change: agencies must adjust to the different facets of the post-recession work force. Cunningham, Sharon 518
Cigna Corp. Brief article 139
Country roads. Brief article 178
Diagnosing pressure points: manufacturers of medical device components should consider supply chain exposures. Thompson, Gary 490
Dispelling five marketing myths. Schussel, Mark L. Brief article 174
E-assets reduce underwriting time: use of readily available, low-cost public information can drastically speed the underwriting process. George, Hank 498
Entering a new era: predictive analytics is shifting enterprise risk management from the postmortem to the future. Diamond, Sarah 516
Expansion plans. Goch, Lynna 329
First Mercury to acquire Valiant Insurance. Green, Meg 370
Full of promise: what insurance companies should look for in international climate negotiations. Havlicek, Tanya 1698
Fun exposures: numerous liabilities and exposures exist inside fairs and festivals, and insurers offer various coverages if things go awry. Chordas, Lori 1746
Great American Property and Casualty Group and Great American Insurance Co. Brief article 184
Hold on tight: accidental death and dismemberment insurance sales are on the rise. What's driving this trend? Chordas, Lori 2168
Insurance jobs. 298
Jefferson National adds 40 funds to VA. Brief article 111
L/H impairments hit decade high on investment losses/pricing. 401
Life insurance as retirement income: Universal life insurance might be a retirement plan option worthy of consideration. Schmidt, Channing 515
Man's power: the Isle of Man finds its niche by promoting captive innovation. O'Connor, Robert 1333
MassMutual's new chairman sees 'long haul' to US recovery. Gorski, Dennis 225
Mercury Insurance Group. Brief article 130
Munich Re licensed to operate from Dubai, will target health reinsurance. Lai, Iris Brief article 170
One of a kind: the World Trade Center Captive is ready to pay up to $712 million to Sept. 11 first responders. Gorski, Dennis 1781
P/C financial impairments rise markedly since '07 low. 392
Pain relief: structured reinsurance may be the remedy for risk-based capital issues. Merchant, Shanker; Altman, Jeffrey 1637
Paperless billing advances: carriers say customer retention is tied to their billing practices. Chordas, Lori 1763
Question: why do contingency recruiters charge what they charge? Drahota, Jeanine Brief article 313
Rating actions. 1663
Rethinking the regulations: proposed federal legislation would increase the lines of business that risk retention groups could write. Panko, Ron Cover story 2225
Seeking shelter: investigations of investment bank practices likely will trigger a wave of D&O claims. Rutkin, Alan 1478
Slam Dunk: Aetna and Magic Johnson are scoring new ways to improve health and wellness. Chordas, Lori 544
State run workers' compensation funds: state-run workers' compensation funds face a host of challenges and opportunities. Because of their focus, they often serve as a leading indicator for the commercial market. Interview 2614
The simple life: after two dismal years, universal life sales are up as writers find their own 'sweet spots.'. Panko, Ron 2133
Tokio Marine expands in Australia, Switzerland. O'Connor, Robert Brief article 274
Too much sun: a new solar cycle refuels concerns over the potential impact of geomagnetic storms. Slavin, Al 2208
Up and coming: new interpretations of the Identity Theft Enforcement and Restitution Act could present risks for insurers. Mullen, John F.; Camillo, Mark 1250
US property/casualty loss ratio improved in 2009. Glenn, David P. Statistical table 6734
Vicious attacks: how does insurance help victims and families impacted by brutal animal attacks? Chordas, Lori 1262
Wisconsin Reinsurance Corp. Brief article 160

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