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GUI publishes Inter-Club draws

Declan Corcoran (Athlone) reacts to his putt on the 19th green in the semi final of the 2018 Pierce Purcell Shield at Thurles Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman The GUI’s plans for the commencement of a curtailed series of Inter-Club competitions are continuing to progress as the four Provincial Branches of the Union have published their draws for the ...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Northern Ireland, GUI, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Provincial Branches of the Union, Inter Club, Donegal Golf Club, Declan Corcoran Athlone, Pierce Purcell Shield at Thurles Golf Club Picture, Union 's Rules and Competitions Committee, Rules and Competitions Committee, Provincial Branch Office


Revised GUI fixtures as 2020 Championships and Inter-Club events resume

Adrian Morrow (Portmarnock) bunkered at the 9th hole in the final round of the 2016 Irish Seniors Amateur Close Championship at Tralee Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman The Golfing Union of Ireland has issued a number of revisions to its fixtures for 2020 as plans continue for the resumption of championship and inter-club activity at the end of July. ...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Golf, Leinster, Connacht, Killeen, Killarney, Donegal, Mahony, Amateur golf, Millicent, Pat Cashman, Golfing Union of Ireland, Jimmy Bruen, Inter Club, Fermoy


IRDAI forms working group to look into drone insurance

India’s insurance regulator, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority on Wednesday formed a to look into and make recommendations for insurance of drones. The group consists of members from the regulator, as well as from public and private sector insurance and reinsurance companies such as SBI General Insurance and Tata AIG. The group is being headed by Anjan Dey, general manager of the New India Assurance, a public sector insurance company. Tasks of the working group: The group has ...
Tags: Travel, News, India, Insurance, Aig, Drones, Mumbai, Punjab, Amritsar, New India Assurance, DGCA, Ajay Kumar, Vodafone Idea, IRDAI, Drone insurance, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority


GUI green lights inter-club events; Jimmy Bruen and Pierce Purcell run as fourballs

Castlebar's Dave Walsh leads the charge at the 18th green after victory in the final of the AIG Jimmy Bruen at Carton House. Picture by Pat Cashman GUI clubs have voted in favour of a limited schedule of inter-club competitions and events in 2020 though it remains to be seen if All-Ireland competitions will run to completion or concluded at provincial...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Golf, GUI, Connacht, Donegal, All Ireland, Dave Walsh, Amateur golf, K Club, Carton House, Castlebar, Jimmy Bruen, Inter Club, AIG Pierce Purcell Shield, AIG Jimmy Bruen Shield


Insurance data analytics platform Planck raises $16 million Series B

Planck, an AI-based data platform for insurance underwriting, announced today that it has raised a $16 million Series B led by Team8 Capital. All of the startup’s existing investors—Viola FinTech, Arbor Ventures and Eight Roads—also participated, while Nationwide and Hannover Digital Investments joined as strategic investors. Based in New York, Planck provides large insurance companies with data analytics. The startup doesn’t disclose its exact number of customers, but co-founder and CEO Elad...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Germany, Insurance, Tech, Aig, Arbor Ventures, Data Analytics, Cohen, Viola, NIV, Planck, Tsur, Insurtech, Salesforce Einstein


The secret to trustworthy data strategy

Daniel Wu Contributor Dan Wu is a Privacy Counsel & Legal Engineer at Immuta, an automated data governance platform for analytics. He’s advocated for data ethics, inclusive urban innovation, and diversity in TechCrunch, Harvard Business Review, and FastCompany. He's helped Fortune 500 companies, governments, and startups with ethical & agile data strategies. He holds a Harvard J.D. & Ph.D. More posts by this contributor As FTC cracks down, data ethi...
Tags: Security, Startups, Cloud, Facebook, Column, Spacex, New York, Microsoft, Tech, Bloomberg, Taiwan, Aig, Artificial Intelligence, Harvard, Healthcare, Computing


ILGU clubs vote to cancel 2020 inter-club events

Audrey Quinn (Craddockstown. Picture by Pat Cashman ILGU clubs have voted overwhelmingly to cancel 2020 inter-club events for 2020 with feedback from GUI clubs expected soon.As a result, the AIG Ladies Cups and Shields, the Revive Active Fourball, the Girls’ Inter-Club and the Irish Senior Cup won’t be played until 2021. The ILGU has also decided to c...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Northern Ireland, GUI, Inter, District, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, ILGU, AIG Ladies Cups, Reopening Society and Business, Audrey Quinn Craddockstown, Girls ' Inter Club, ILGU Silver and Bronze Medals


ILGU seeks club feedback on staging Inter-Club events

Noreen Sheridan (Rathcore) holes the winning putt on the 16th green to clinch the AIG Challenge Cup at the 2019 AIG Ladies Cups and Shields East Leinster Finals at the KClub Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman The ILGU has released its modified championship calendar for the remainder of 2020, but it is still seeking feedback from clubs on how it might o...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Northern Ireland, Bay, Helen, District, Louth, Heath, Ballybunion, Eileen Murphy, Amateur golf, West Waterford, Pat Cashman, Tullamore


GUI revises schedule - cancels Irish Amateur and four provincial championships; Irish Close in October

Rosapenna will host the reschedule AIG Irish Amateur Close from October 9-11 The GUI has cancelled the Flogas Irish Amateur Open and the four provincial championships and pieced together a limited Bridgestone Order of Merit series with a 54-hole strokeplay AIG Irish Close at Rosapenna to finalise the season in October.The Union is also finalising a pa...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Northern Ireland, Cork, Connacht, BRIDGESTONE, Malone, Louth, Roscommon, TBC, Sligo, Lurgan, Ashbourne, Roscrea


AIG approaches shareholder pay vote with cautious approval from proxy firms

American International Group Inc faces a crucial test on Wednesday, when shareholders are to vote on whether the board of directors has adequately addressed their concerns about executive pay.
Tags: Money, Aig, businessNews, American International Group Inc


Seven Highly Effective Ways To Lead A Virtual Workforce

by Martin Lanik, CEO of Pinsight and author of “The Leader Habit“ Welcome to the Future of Work! As most of us are adjusting to virtual dinner dates and Zoom happy hours, leaders around the world have found themselves in a tough situation figuring out how to lead their teams, departments, and organizations virtually. Studies have established that the leadership behaviors in face-to-face and virtual settings are largely the same, but their relative importance increases in virtual settings. Some ...
Tags: Startups, Leadership, Aig, Managing People, Professionalisms, Virtual Team, Leading People, Remote Workforce, Martin Lanik, Brandon Hall


PR giants like Edelman and Sard Verbinnen are seeing a surge in demand as companies seek to minimize damage from the coronavirus pandemic

Crisis public relations is seeing a windfall from the coronavirus pandemic as clients seek help communicating with remote workers, promoting their charitable efforts, and planning for a recovery. Edelman said it's seen a "very significant uptick" in demand for crisis work, while FleishmanHillard has started a whole new practice to help with coronavirus-related issues. Insiders are mixed on whether the coronavirus bump will last, though. Click here for more BI Prime stories. The coronavirus pa...
Tags: White House, Trends, Aig, Washington Dc, Edelman, Clinton, Omnicom, Levick, FleishmanHillard, Sard Verbinnen, Sard Verbinnen Co, Richard Levick, Lanny Davis, Brunswick Group, Harlan Loeb, Galper


PR giants Edelman and Sard Verbinnen are getting a boost as clients scramble to react to the coronavirus pandemic

Crisis public relations is seeing a windfall from the coronavirus pandemic as clients seek help communicating with remote workers, promoting their charitable efforts, and planning for a recovery. Edelman said it's seen a "very significant uptick" in demand for crisis work, while FleishmanHillard has started a whole new practice to help with coronavirus-related issues. Insiders are mixed on whether the coronavirus bump will last, though. Click here for more BI Prime stories. The coronavirus pa...
Tags: White House, Trends, Aig, Washington Dc, Edelman, Clinton, Omnicom, Levick, FleishmanHillard, Sard Verbinnen, Sard Verbinnen Co, Richard Levick, Lanny Davis, Brunswick Group, Harlan Loeb, Galper


COVID-19: GUI events postponed or cancelled

The 2020 West of Ireland Amateur Open is one of many events postponed All GUI championship and inter-club competitions that were due to commence between now and the end of May are indefinitely postponed, with the exception of underage boys championships that were due to be held at Easter (these will not be rescheduled and are therefore cancelled).  The R&A 9 Hol...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Belfast, Connacht, Sutton, Shannon, Louth, Sligo, Fred Perry, Amateur golf, Jimmy Bruen, Slieve Russell, AIG Pierce Purcell, Connacht Section


Ronan Mullarney becomes Davy ambassador

New Davy ambassador, Ronan Mullarney Galway’s Ronan Mullarney has joined Paul Dunne and Leona Maguire and signed a new sponsorship deal as an ambassador for global wealth management provider Davy.Winner of the AIG Irish Close title at Ballybunion last year, Mullarney (24) turned professional in December, having enjoyed a stellar amateur career for his club, college and country.“Da...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, European Tour, Arnold, Galway, Administration, Ronan, Ballybunion, Davy, Paul Dunne, Leona Maguire, Challenge Tour, Alps Tour, Ronan Mullarney


Property Damage Not Covered, Personal Property Damage is Covered

    The Illinois Appellate Court held that there was no coverage for faulty workmanship causing damage to property, but there was coverage for damage to personal property. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's London v. Metropolitan Builders, Inc ., Ill. App. LEXIS 979 (Ill. Ct. App. Dec. 18, 2019).      Metropolitan was the general contractor for a construction job in Chicago. During the construction, a wall adjoining two structures collapsed. The amount of structural damage ultimately led to the Ci...
Tags: Insurance, Aig, Chicago, Collapse, Illinois, Lloyd, Illinois Appellate Court, Comprehensive General Liability, Construction Defects, Duty to Defend, Tred Eyerly, Business Risk Exclusions, Lloyd s London, Metropolitan Builders Inc


A La Carte (February 24)

I had a very enjoyable weekend here in Littleton, Colorado, and was blessed to meet so many of you. And now all that remains is for me to make the homeward journey! Today’s Kindle deals include Andrew Peterson’s Adorning the Dark, which many people considered their favorite book of 2019. One of the Most Misused Words Today If you had to think Christianly about all of the words that are most misused today, you probably wouldn’t have much trouble coming up with this one. How t...
Tags: America, Blogging, Aig, Atlantic, Xi Jinping, Christ, A La Carte, Joe Carter, Communist Party of China, Littleton Colorado, Andrew Peterson, Christianly, Above Reproach


View from Japan: How brands can make the most of Tokyo 2020 on social

There are now less than six months to go until the Tokyo Olympics. The city is wrapping up its preparations for the games, and with excitement building, sponsors and other advertisers can expect to witness huge passion from the Japanese people when it comes to the event. The sporting lead up has helped build this sense of anticipation. The recent Rugby World Cup in Japan was a bigger hit than expected among the local population. As the tournament went on, we saw enthusiasm grow to fever pitch le...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Japan, Instagram, Russia, Sports, Social Media, Seo, Aig, Olympics, New Zealand, Tokyo, Nbc Universal, Thought Leadership, Twitter Instagram, YouTube Instagram


AIG profit beats on stronger underwriting in general insurance unit

Insurer American International Group Inc on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat estimates, as the company booked underwriting income in its general insurance business.
Tags: Money, Aig, businessNews, Insurer American International Group Inc


Can a 'numbers guy' with insurance DNA finally fix AIG?

Peter Zaffino sat at 2 World Trade Center poring over financial reports on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when the first plane struck a neighboring building. Zaffino, known by colleagues for his laser-like focus, remained at his desk as staff began fleeing.
Tags: Money, Aig, businessNews, World Trade Center, Peter Zaffino, Zaffino


Lights out at General Electric

Lights out at General Electric From all-American conglomerate to crony corporation groveling for government bailouts Frank.holub February 7, 2020 - 10:45am Bill Crosby credits General Electric Co. with powering his family into the middle class starting with his grandmother, Vera Baskin.  Baskin was born in 1888 on a farm in Mississippi, where she grew up with seven brothers. She lived through the Great Depression, moved to Atlant...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, New York, Ge, Mississippi, Obama, Washington, Kentucky, Germany, Boston, New York City, Religion, America, Atlanta, Aig, Harvard


YC-backed Goodcover launches into the fast-moving insurtech space

As the insuretech space fills up, a new entrant is joining the fight. Y Combinator -backed Goodcover is launching today to take on the likes of big insurance, as well as insurance startups like Lemonade, Jetty, Hippo, and Zebra. The company offers renters insurance in California. The twist? Goodcover returns unclaimed premiums to policy holders at the end of the year. Here’s how it works. Goodcover operates as a managing general agent, which means they write the policy, set the pricing, and bu...
Tags: Startups, TC, Y Combinator, California, Tech, Aig, Yc, GEICO, Statista, USAA, Lotz, Hippo, Box Group, Goodcover, Chris Lotz, Goodcover Lotz


Jamie Dimon is a (highly selective) socialist

Jamie Dimon (previously) is the Jpmorganchase CEO who committed a $13b mortgage fraud and whose company received $25B in TARP bailout money, $500B in low-cost federal loans, and billions more through the bailout of their insurer, AIG. He's been talking a lot of shit about how bad socialism is for the world, but as Matt Stoller (previously) points out, Dimon is a very selective form of socialism, who wants a command economy where he does the commanding and where there is no state interventio...
Tags: Post, Video, Corruption, News, Christ What An Asshole, Aig, Banksters, Jamie Dimon, Bailouts, Dimon, Stoller, Matt Stoller, Jpmorganchase


Court case lays bare KPMG's crimes: poaching employees from its own regulators and making them steal government secrets

Capitalism has a foundational dependence on auditors -- outside entities who evaluate companies' claims about their financial state so that investors, suppliers and customers can understand whether to trust the companies with their money and business -- but those auditors are paid by the companies they're supposed to be keeping honest, and to make matters worse, 40 years of lax antitrust enforcement has allowed the auditing industry to contract to a four gigantic firms that openly practice frau...
Tags: Post, Crime, News, Washington, Finance, Fraud, Fbi, Aig, Noaa, Kpmg, Government Oversight, Brexit, Anderson, Trump, Pogo, Lehman


Mullarney flies the nest: "The GUI are nearly too good to us but you have to grow up at some stage"

Ronan Mullarney (Galway) driving at the 15th tee in the opening round of the AIG 2019 Irish Amateur Close Championship at Ballybunion Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman Galway Golf Club's Ronan Mullarney has decided to fly the comfort of the amateur "nest" and turn professional ahead of this week's Alps Tour Qualifying School in Spain. The reigning AIG Irish Amateur Close champion...
Tags: Asia, US, Spain, Sport, Aig, Egypt, Middle East, Golf, Paul Mcginley, Dubai, Clarke, Alps, Shane Lowry, Peter Lawrie, Málaga, Galway


Cyber Breach Claim Survives Insurer's Motion to Dismiss

    AIG's Motion to Dismiss the insured's claim based upon a fraudulent transfer of funds was largely denied by the court.  SS&C Tech. Holdings v. AIG Spec. Ins. Co. , 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 194196 (S.D. N. Y. Nov. 6, 2019).     SS&C was a global provider of software and software-enabled services. In March 2016, unknown third parties using stolen credentials sent transfer requests via e-mail to SS&C, falsely claiming to be acting on behalf of Tillage Commodities Fund, L.P. Over the court of three...
Tags: Hong Kong, Insurance, Aig, Tred Eyerly, First Party Insurance, Bad Faith, Tillage, Cyber Risk, SS C Tech Holdings, AIG Spec Ins, Tillage Commodities Fund


Brazill and McKibbin collect Bridgestone Order of Merit titles

Tom McKibbin (left) and Robert Brazill show of their Bridestone Order of Merit titles. Picture: Golffile Naas Golf Club’s Robert Brazill and Holywood’s Tom McKibbin collected their respective Bridgestone Order of Merit trophies last weekend.Brazill scooped the Bridgestone Order of Merit and secured his spot on the Ireland team for the Home Internationals at Lahinch last September...
Tags: Sport, Aig, United States, Ireland, Golf, Rob, Galway, Tom, BRIDGESTONE, Clare, Ballybunion, Lahinch, Holywood, McKibbin, Tom McKibbin, Naas


AIG sells 76.6 pct of Fortitude Re to Carlyle, T&D Holdings for $1.8 bln

Carlyle Group and T&D Holdings have agreed to buy 76.6 percent of Fortitude Group Holdings from American International Group Inc for about $1.8 billion. Once the deal closes, Carlyle’s stake in Fortitude will be 71.5 percent, while T&D will have 25 percent and AIG will have 3.5 percent. Fortitude Re provides retroactive reinsurance and legacy run-off management solutions for long-dated, complex risks to the global insurance industry. PRESS RELEASE The Carlyle Group and T&D Holdings to Acquire Ma...
Tags: Japan, Trends, Aig, SEC, Financial Services, Cg, Securities And Exchange Commission, Appleby, American International Group Inc, Carlyle Group, Oliver Wyman, Tokyo Japan, Carlyle, Tokyo Stock Exchange, Sidley Austin LLP, Brian Duperreault


AIG to sell 76.6% stake in Fortitude Re for $1.8 billion

U.S. insurer American International Group Inc said on Monday it would sell a major portion of its stake in reinsurer Fortitude Re to buyout fund Carlyle Group and Japanese insurer T&D Holdings for about $1.8 billion.
Tags: Money, Aig, businessNews, American International Group Inc, Carlyle Group, Fortitude Re, T D Holdings


Reasons Not to Travel With Your Bling

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently released a brief decision in Demetriou v. AIG Insurance Company of Canada, overturning a decision on a summary judgment motion. The claim involved a man who had traveled to a resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Unfortunately he did no leave his ring at home, and wore it on a gold chain around his neck. This was a special ring, one that had been passed on to him by his maternal grandmother, and he had been provided it by his parents so that one day he co...
Tags: Law, Aig, London city, Court of appeal, Punta Cana Dominican Republic, Ontario Court of Appeal, Demetriou, Shakur, Substantive Law: Judicial Decisions, ONCA, Ontario Ltd, Pilot Insurance Co, AIG Insurance Company of Canada, In Shakur, State Farm Fire and Casualty Co, Family Delicatessen Ltd