July/August 2011

July/August 2011

Pick Pocket Diplomacy

State-Hood

State regulators hold up progress on historic surplus lines reform.

The Pro-File

All Roads Lead to Rose

Brenda Rose, of Toronto’s FCA Insurance Brokers, rose from liberal arts major to major advocate for better broker technology.

Financial Aficionado

Greetings from The State of Change

Use this roadmap to transform your firm and head in the right direction before you miss your chance.

Ill-Gotten Gains

Mirror Image? Romneycare vs. Obamacare

Romneycare vs. Obamacare

Close-Up

Channel Check

Inside Conversation

Markets hardening? Maybe. Retailers misunderstanding the cost of wholesalers? Absolutely. Some things never change. Others, always.

Global Scale

Sense Less

Master policies for multinational risks make sense, but regulators aren’t structured to accommodate them as businesses expand internationally.

Just Sayin'

Faked Detachment

If you can’t detach yourself from the next big sale, learn how to fake it well—or pay the consequences.