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Generali Global Corporate & Commercial Unveils Praetorian – An Alternative Risk Program for U.S. Multinational Casualty Clients

Generali Global Corporate & Commercial Unveils Praetorian – An Alternative Risk Program for U.S. Multinational Casualty Clients

Generali Global Corporate & Commercial (“GC&C” or “the Company”), a leading provider of multinational property, casualty, and specialty insurance and part of the global Generali Group, today announced that its United States branch has introduced Praetorian, an alternative risk insurance program that provides corporate and commercial enterprises with a unique mechanism for assuming insurance risk through a globally compliant multinational casualty insurance program...
Generali Global Corporate & Commercial Expands U.S. Operations and Bolsters Executive Team

Generali Global Corporate & Commercial Expands U.S. Operations and Bolsters Executive Team

Generali Global Corporate & Commercial (“GC&C” or “the Company”), a leading provider of multinational property, casualty, and specialty insurance — and part of the global Generali Group — today announced that its United States branch has opened both Midwest and Western offices, in Chicago and San Francisco respectively, as part of its continued U.S. market growth strategy...
Why take the risk?

Why take the risk?

“We know that international travellers, whether on business or leisure, are up to two to four times more likely to be victimized by identity theft ,” says Paige Schaffer, President & COO of Generali Global Assistance’s Identity and Digital Protection Services Global Unit...
6 factors impacting identity theft risks

6 factors impacting identity theft risks

The threats posed by cyber attacks and identity theft continue to grow as cyber criminals always seem to be on offense while consumers and insurers are on defense...
Last-minute tax filing is identity theft ‘gold mine,’ experts say

Last-minute tax filing is identity theft ‘gold mine,’ experts say

Eugenia Buggs, Vice President of Global Marketing at Generali Global Assistance’s Identity and Digital Protection Services Global Unit, said con artists will use stolen identities to apply for credit cards, make major purchases and assume the victim’s identity to file taxes so they can steal their refund...
Why businesses should care about identity theft

Why businesses should care about identity theft

Cyber risk training should be ongoing, as the security threat landscape is constantly changing, Generali Global Assistance and the Identity Theft Resource Center advised in a recently released report...
GENERALI GLOBAL ASSISTANCE PUBLISHES WHITEPAPER ON THE RISE OF PHISHING AND OTHER SCAMS DURING TAX SEASON

GENERALI GLOBAL ASSISTANCE PUBLISHES WHITEPAPER ON THE RISE OF PHISHING AND OTHER SCAMS DURING TAX SEASON

Generali Global Assistance (“GGA” or “the Company”), a leader in the assistance industry since its founding in 1963 and part of the global Generali Group, and the developer of the Iris® identity protection platform, today published its latest whitepaper, in a series of reports highlighting the many aspects of identity theft, entitled “Phishing and Tax Fraud: Understanding these Growing Crimes’ Effects on Businesses”...
ETF Trading in Focus

ETF Trading in Focus

Index funds were originally launched as an answer against the excesses of active management with the explicit goal of minimizing trading expenses...

“Equities are very overvalued: On price-to-sales basis, the S&P 500 index is as expensive as it was at the peak of the internet bubble,” Vincent Deluard, vice president of global macro research at the BD Division of INTL FCStone Financial, told TheStreet...

“You can rationalize the lack of a sell-off by arguing that the health care debacle has no impact on tax reform,” Vincent Deluard, vice president of global macro research at the BD Division of INTL FCStone Financial, told TheStreet...
Mall Landlords Lure Medical Providers As Retailers Bolt

Mall Landlords Lure Medical Providers As Retailers Bolt

“If someone comes to see a doctor, it’s likely an upscale consumer who can afford insurance and that’s going to attract a landlord,” said Greg Ferrante, a senior vice president at JLL, a Chicago-based real-estate services company...
Federal R&D Tax Credit Received

Federal R&D Tax Credit Received

Benitec Biopharma Limited (ASX:BLT; NASDAQ: BNTC; NASDAQ: BNTCW) advises that it has received a $5,590,235 cash refund under the Federal Government’s R&D Tax Incentive Scheme...

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High-Touch Hangs On in Equities

High-Touch Hangs On in Equities

Fund managers still prefer high-touch, rather than electronic, execution for more than a third of US cash equities and non-US cash equities according to new research...
CFTC: A New Direction Forward

CFTC: A New Direction Forward

Speaking at the FIA’s International Futures Industry Conference the day after President Trump nominated him to serve as chairman of the CFTC, acting chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo announced a new, forward-looking agenda for the regulator focused on fostering economic growth, enhancing US financial markets and right-sizing its regulatory footprint...
U.S. Buyside Eyes MiFID II

U.S. Buyside Eyes MiFID II

Mid- and small-tier US-based asset managers should not think that they’ve dodged the MiFID II bullet, according to the discussion on a Security Traders Association open call...
FINRA’s 5 Biggest Fine Categories in 2016

FINRA’s 5 Biggest Fine Categories in 2016

Fines ordered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority in 2016 shattered the self-regulator’s previous record in 2014 – jumping to a record high of $176 million, an 87% increase from the $94 million reported in 2015 and a 31% jump from the former record of $134 million reported in 2014...
FINRA Mulls Changing Its Rulemaking Process

FINRA Mulls Changing Its Rulemaking Process

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority plans to ask broker-dealers to weigh in on what changes need to be made to the self-regulator’s engagement and transparency policies — including how it crafts rules...