N.H.: New boating safety law signed by Sununu 

Gov. Chris Sununu signed H.B.1046, which targets boater safety, into law on June 11, 2024. Effective Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2025, this new law requires that boat operators involved in accidents resulting in death, injury, or property damage must immediately stop and...
Navigating the treacherous market landscape

Navigating the treacherous market landscape

With the rate increases and the lack of coverage availability, we know you're feeling the pressure with both selling products and retaining clients during this hard market. Additionally, you may be facing commission cuts and even terminations as carriers try to cut...

Weekly Dispatch: June 20, 2024

Weekly Dispatch: June 20, 2024

Marsh: Ransomware continues to be a challenge for cyber insurance claims. Read all about the out-of-this-world 2024 PIANJ | PIANY Conference at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino. Vermont Gov. Phil Scott vetoed a data-privacy bill because it would make the state “hostile to businesses.” Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, compliance issues, advocacy updates, technical resources, education opportunities, upcoming events and information you may have missed in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

N.H.: New boating safety law signed by Sununu 

N.H.: New boating safety law signed by Sununu 

Gov. Chris Sununu signed H.B.1046, which targets boater safety, into law on June 11, 2024. Effective Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2025, this new law requires that boat operators involved in accidents resulting in death, injury, or property damage must immediately stop and...

An out-of-this-world Annual Conference

An out-of-this-world Annual Conference

One of the most exciting insurance events in the cosmos was held June 2-4, 2024, at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino in Atlantic City: the PIANJ | PIANY Annual Conference. At the event, more than 1,600 insurance professionals gathered from around the region to forge...

Weekly Dispatch: June 13, 2024

Weekly Dispatch: June 13, 2024

FEMA may run out of money before the end of this year’s hurricane season. The Institute for Legal Reform has issued a new report on the rising trend of nuclear verdicts. Connecticut is releasing funds to bolster economic development in historically underserved communities. Multiple new insurance bills have passed the New York Legislature, including the PIANY top-priority windstorm bill. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, advocacy updates, technical resources, accolades, education opportunities, and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

N.Y. Legislature passes owner-controlled insurance bill

N.Y. Legislature passes owner-controlled insurance bill

Recently, the New York state Senate passed A.10362B/S.9327 which, if signed into law, would amend the Insurance Law concerning the authorization and regulation of owner-controlled and contractor-controlled insurance programs. This bill, introduced by Sen. Sean Ryan,...