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A world without TRIA: Incalculable risk

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) expires at the end of 2020 but insurers are already grappling with the possibility of a world without TRIA. While the private market for terrorism insurance has grown, there are doubts whether the industry can write terrorism insurance without a federal backstop.  

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Homeowners + Renters Insurance How to create a home inventory

In the event of a fire or other disaster, would you be able to remember all your possessions? Having an up-to-date home inventory will help you get your insurance claim settled faster, verify losses and help you purchase the correct amount of insurance.

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Insurance rating variables: What they are and why they matter

Rating variables are an indispensable tool for setting the cost of insurance and restricting their use can have unintended consequences, according to a new paper released jointly by the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) and the Insurance Information Institute.

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I.I.I. Glossary

DEDUCTIBLE- The amount of loss paid by the policyholder. Either a specified dollar amount, a percentage of the claim amount, or a specified amount of time that must elapse before benefits are paid. The bigger the deductible, the lower the premium charged for the same coverage.

SALVAGE- Damaged property an insurer takes over to reduce its loss after paying a claim. Insurers receive salvage rights over property on which they have paid claims, such as badly-damaged cars. Insurers that paid claims on cargoes lost at sea now have the right to recover sunken treasures. Salvage charges are the costs associated with recovering that property.

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I.I.I. To Salute Resiliency Innovators at 2019’s InsureTech Connect Conference

For immediate release New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org NEW YORK, September 20, 2019—The Resiliency Innovation Challenge will conclude on Wednesday, Sept. Read More

I.I.I., University of Pennsylvania Announce Winning Teams in 2nd Annual Hack-for-Resilience

For immediate release New York Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org    NEW YORK, September 17, 2019—Four student entries were given top honors this month at a competition aimed at improving individual and community resilience to natural disasters and co-sponsored by the Insurance Informat… Read More

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Insuretech Connect Conference
September
23
2019
Location: Las Vegas, NV; Website
NAMIC’s 124th Annual Convention
September
23
2019
Location: National Harbor, MD; Website
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