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    K-12 AND THE NEW NORMAL

K-12 AND THE NEW NORMAL

Risk Managers’ Forum By Kyle Drawdy K-12 AND THE NEW NORMAL Innovative and quick education solutions have raised other issues that need to be addressed As I write this, my oldest son, who’s in middle school, is sitting on the couch with his feet on the coffee table typing a World History report on the family laptop. My middle child is at the kitchen counter with his school-supplied Chrome-book. His

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    PRETENSE OF REGULATION DISTURBS MARKET

PRETENSE OF REGULATION DISTURBS MARKET

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion By Kevin P. Hennosy PRETENSE OF REGULATION DISTURBS MARKET COVID-I9 business closures trigger claims and conflict As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the country, civil authorities ordered people to stay in their homes; many businesses closed, and these enterprises suffered financial loss. Some business owners are looking to their commercial property policies to recoup those losses under business interruption coverage. Old insurance books describe one

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    FINGERS IN THE PIE

FINGERS IN THE PIE

FINGERS IN THE PIE Hometown entrepreneur wins Rough Notes Community Service Award By Alice Ashby Roettger In the early ‘80s, Waterville, Maine, was dying, as were other small towns in the industrial Northeast. What does this have to do with The Rough Notes Company’s Community Service Award? Well, it has to do with Bill Mitchell, owner of long-time family-owned GHM Insurance—among other things. It’s the “other things” that lead us

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    A WELL-DESERVED STANDING OVATION

A WELL-DESERVED STANDING OVATION

Salute to SERVICE A WELL-DESERVED STANDING OVATION Two Sunshine State veterans share their journeys from the military to insurance By Christopher W. Cook In Indianapolis, Indiana, Memorial Day weekend holds its special traditions. While I’ve attended every Indianapolis 500 since I was twelve years old, and I love the fast speeds and stylish cars in the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, it’s the military-focused pre-race ceremonies that hold a special place

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    OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL AND RISK

OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL AND RISK

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion By Kevin P. Hennosy OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL AND RISK Another spike in securities class action suits demonstrates the need to restore SEC power In1932, Adolf Berle and Gardiner Means published a book with the sexiest of all titles: The Modern Corporation and Private Property. (Fear not, gentle readers, Rough Notes remains a family-friendly magazine!) The book became a seminal work in American business law, and

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