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Coming up ... in September.

Term Life Market Report: Sales of term life seem to be holding their own even in the face of burgeoning sales of no-lapse universal life. Includes top U.S. life writers by line.

Terrorism Insurance: In observance of the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, we look at the evolution of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 and examine the possibilities for its future.

Reader Poll: We asked our readers what they think are the most significant changes to the insurance business since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and how they think terrorism risks should be indemnified.

Post-Sept. 11 Medical Problems: Respiratory illnesses and other long-term health effects are surfacing more among people who survived the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Washington Update: An update on the status of the industry's legislative agenda on Capitol Hill.

The Evolution of Life Agencies: How financial services firms and traditional sales agencies can develop a client-centered approach to marketing.

Facultative Reinsurance: Facultative reinsurance policies are increasing as insurers find it difficult to place certain risks within their treaty policies. We took at what kinds of risks are being pulled out and why, plus who's writing facultative policies.

Tomorrow's Technology Today: Steps 21st-century insurers must take to be competitive, including overcoming distribution challenges, making good use of voice-over-Internet protocol and fine-tuning the underwriting process.
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Title Annotation:Terrorism Insurance; changes in insurance business after terrorist attacks
Publication:Best's Review
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Aug 1, 2006
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