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    TWO STODGY REPORTS RELEASED WHEN NO ONE IS LOOKING

TWO STODGY REPORTS RELEASED WHEN NO ONE IS LOOKING

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion By Kevin P. Hennosy TWO STODGY REPORTS RELEASED WHEN NO ONE IS LOOKING Reading between the lines: politics and intrigue More predictable than even the coming of snow to Vermont in December, the winter brings a flurry of technical reports from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). The annual publication of two reports seems timed to receive as little attention as possible: the 2015-2016

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    CONGRATULATIONS INSURICA 2018 AGENCY OF THE YEAR

CONGRATULATIONS INSURICA 2018 AGENCY OF THE YEAR

Congratulations INSURICA 2018 AGENCY OF THE YEAR For three decades, Rough Notes magazine has featured truly outstanding independent insurance agencies on its cover. Each year, one such firm is named the Rough Notes Agency of the Year. These are the best of the best—agencies that stand out among the standouts. This year’s Agency of the Year is Oklahoma City-based INSURICA—a $100 million-plus firm with 600 employees in 30 offices. INSURICA’s

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    FAMILY MATTERS

FAMILY MATTERS

BROKEN GLASS FAMILY MATTERS She didn’t plan a career in insurance (who does?), but this agent is happy at the helm of the firm her parents founded By Elisabeth Boone, CPCU “Habla español?” If your name is Kathryn Soderberg, the answer is a resounding “Si!” As president of the agency her parents, Douglas and Frances, established in 1959, she spearheads an initiative to reach out to the growing population of

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    PRIMARY DOMAIN AND OSTENSIBLE REALITY

PRIMARY DOMAIN AND OSTENSIBLE REALITY

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion By Kevin P. Hennosy PRIMARY DOMAIN AND OSTENSIBLE REALITY Law professor pens a provocative article University of Minnesota Law School Professor Daniel Schwarcz penned a provocative article that explores the role of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) in American insurance regulation. Schwarcz’s article ran in the University of Connecticut Insurance Law Journal under the title “Is U.S. Insurance Regulation Unconstitutional?” It is important

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    WHEN SHOTS FLY

WHEN SHOTS FLY

To the Point By Joseph S. Harrington, CPCU WHEN SHOTS FLY Who’s liable and who’s covered? Andrew Torba bristles at the idea that his social media platform is responsible for the actions of the man who killed 11 people and wounded six others in a Pittsburgh synagogue in October 2018. Torba is the founder and CEO of Gab.com, a network that was used by the shooter to post anti-Semitic comments.

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