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    FLOOD RISK MITIGATION RECEIVES PERFORMANCE REVIEW

FLOOD RISK MITIGATION RECEIVES PERFORMANCE REVIEW

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion By Kevin P. Hennosy FLOOD RISK MITIGATION RECEIVES PERFORMANCE REVIEW GAO calls for strengthening the flood insurance program Flood insurance remains a topic for worry among policymakers. One could observe that the issue drives a deluge of complaint and criticism. In recent years, policymakers focused more on avoiding the risk of flood losses than spreading the risk of those losses. This effort centers on mitigation—a

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    CONNECTING IN MEETINGS, ON THE GREEN, AND EVERYWHERE IN BETWEEN

CONNECTING IN MEETINGS, ON THE GREEN, AND EVERYWHERE IN BETWEEN

CONNECTING IN MEETINGS, ON THE GREEN, AND EVERYWHERE IN BETWEEN PIA Young Insurance Professional of the Year stresses the importance of networking By Christopher W. Cook “My Golden Rule of Networking is simple: Don’t keep score.”—American Businessman Harvey Mackay In basketball, the highest score wins; in golf, it’s the lowest. In tennis, well, unless you’re a fan or player of the sport, the scoring gets a little confusing. It can

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    WHAT’S CHANGED IN A POST-CORONAVIRUS WORLD?

WHAT’S CHANGED IN A POST-CORONAVIRUS WORLD?

To The Point By Gerry Pisciottano WHAT’S CHANGED IN A POST-CORONAVIRUS WORLD? As important as that question is, maybe a better one is, “What hasn’t changed?” Businesses and their customers are or will be asking themselves, “What’s changed in a post-coronavirus world?” The answer to that question undoubtedly will vary, and it will change as time goes on. I do believe that, as much as things have changed and will

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    TRUST BUSTERS

TRUST BUSTERS

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion By Kevin P. Hennosy TRUST BUSTERS Giant robocall scam hurts consumers and ethical insurance producers Insurance is a business based on trust. So if a gang of vicious clowns shows up in the marketplace pretending to sell insurance only to tender what amounts to bags full of scorpions, then people lose trust in all insurance. Federal action Consider the case announced by the Federal Communications

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    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

Risk Managers’ Forum By Paul W. Burkett, JD, CPCU, CIC, CRM, ARM, ALCM WHAT’S INCLUDED? Should risk managers believe they’ll have coverage for COVID-I9 under standard business income and extra expense coverage forms? Risk managers across the country are concerned regarding coverage for income lost because of the COVID-19 pandemic under standard business income and extra expense forms. The situation has been widely discussed in insurance trade journals, and many

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