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US Elections: a divided government is good for insurers

Joe Biden's win comes after an extended period of uncertainty and division that has clouded US politics. However, division is not the worst enemy of the US insurance industry, but "populist" reforms promised by the Democratic party may well be. Sarfraz Thind reports

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US insurers call on China to tear down discriminatory trade barriers

APCIA demands strong enforcement so US insurers can carry business into offshore markets

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US insurers seeking to corral UK support over ICS with new financial alliance

APCIA says the British American Finance Alliance could align the US and UK positions

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US industry associations deny relevance of UK BI case verdict

The UK case found in favour of policyholders and had been expected to provide template for other jurisdictions

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US wildfires to cost insurers up to $8bn, Moody's estimates

Western state blazes have claimed 34 lives and destroyed almost 10,000 homes

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Insurers' use of credit scoring penalises people of colour

Washington commissioner calls out credit scoring practice as form of institutional racism

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Covid-19 BI litigation "will stop America's recovery before it starts"

The APCIA has been at the forefront of fighting fires in the current crisis. Senior vice president Robert Gordon talks to Sarfraz Thind about the business interruption saga and why litigation is simply wrong

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US P&C association reportedly overinflated BI loss figure as lobbying tactic

APCIA claim of $255bn to $431bn monthly losses wide of mark, say researchers

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Californian P&C insurers hit out at workers compensation order

State governor's edict "jeopardises stability" of compensation system, APICA argues

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Covid-19 reveals the cracks in the US insurance system

US insurers have been getting a beating in their response to the Covid-19 crisis. Their latest move to rebate auto premiums shows the fissures in their approach and the lack of a cohesive regulatory response. Sarfraz Thind reports