Is Underwriting an Art or a Science?

From the 2015 PLUS Professional Risk Symposium session “Inside the Underwriter’s Studio,” moderator Carrie Brodzinski (XL Group) and panelists Lynn Halper (PartnerRe), Rob Schueler (Travelers) and Ziad Kubursi, RPLU (Philadelphia Insurance Company) discuss whether underwriting is more art than science, the importance of analytics and how transparency with an underwriting model can be both good and bad.

PLUS events are great places to learn and network – don’t miss the 2015 PLUS Cyber Liability Symposium on September 17 in Chicago. Seats are filling fast!

PLUS members can view this entire Conference session in the PLUS Multimedia Library.

Southeast Chapter Talks EPL and Networks

The PLUS Southeast Chapter hosted an educational and networking event, “The EPL Battle – Plaintiffs vs. Carriers, Who Comes Out Ahead?” on May 21 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Almost 50 area insurance professionals heard divergent perspectives on the latest developments in Labor and Employment law and enjoyed a great networking reception.  Thanks to all who attended this great event!

Legalized Marijuana and the Federal “Grey Area”

From the 2014 PLUS Conference session “Legalized Marijuana: Will the PL Insurance Industry Inhale?”, moderator Ian Stewart, Esq. (Wilson Elser) and panelists Mercedes Colwin, Esq. (Gordon & Rees), Linda Pierce, Esq. (Arthur J. Gallagher) and Nannette Meyer (Markel) discuss the federal grey area relating to marijuana legislation and some of the areas that is impacting, from E&O and Financial Institution Liability to EPLI and MedPL.

On the subject of marijuana, the upcoming PLUS Medical PL Symposium will have a session titled “Coming to You: Medical Marijuana MedPL Exposures.” Don’t miss it – register now! 

PLUS members can view this entire Conference session in the PLUS Multimedia Library.