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AM Best Posts Webinar Highlights on Emerging Trends and the Wholesale Insurance Market

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OLDWICK, N.J., December 07, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viewers can access highlights from an AM Best webinar sponsored by Liberty Mutual Insurance to learn about the issues and trends shaping the wholesale market.

Panelists include:

  • Ben Johnson, senior vice president, wholesale executive, Liberty Mutual Insurance;

  • Toby Smith, president, U.S. Casualty and Environmental, Ironshore Insurance; and

  • Kristin McMahon, senior vice president, Specialty Claims and Canada, Liberty Mutual Insurance.

The video-based interactive presentation is available here. The webinar was compiled into the following stand-alone segments:

  1. A Host of Issues Are Driving Increased Claims Severity.

  2. Cyber Hackers and Fraudsters Operate In a Changing Environment.

  3. Early Resolution of Business Litigation is Becoming More Difficult.

  4. Higher Education Is a Hotbed of Claims Litigation.

  5. Insuring Specialized Risks Requires Specialized Knowledge.

  6. Post-COVID, Specialized Knowledge is 'Table Stakes'.

  7. Changing Legal Climates Call for Preparation, Focus.

  8. New Insurance Entrants Are Smaller, Focused.

  9. Wholesalers Build Closer Ties to Insureds.

  10. Attachments Become Points of Vulnerability.

  11. Specialized Risk Is Moving Beyond Legal Generalists.

  12. Better Data Drives More, Improved Program Coverage.

The complete video replay for this event is also available now.

AM Best is a global credit rating agency, news publisher and data analytics provider specializing in the insurance industry. Headquartered in the United States, the company does business in over 100 countries with regional offices in London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City. For more information, visit

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