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The Far Side of the World
Kunio Ishihara, president of Japan’s largest insurer and chair of his nation’s property-casualty association, eyes the U.S. and explains his company’s blueprint for global growth
BY ADRIAN LEONARD


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The Super Bowl of Horse Racing
Six months after the Triple Crown, the Breeders’ Cup showcases the world’s best thoroughbred racehorses and the risk owners take simply because they can.
By CHERYL ARVIDSON


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Rough Writers
Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Fiduciaries
BY MOLLY BUTLER HART


Internationalarrow 
A Matter of Principles
The Only Rule Is Golden. Principles-based regulation has UK brokers governed by an innovative regulatory approach—and they like it.
BY ADRIAN LEONARD


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Devices and Desires
Five temptations and how to avoid them when building a winning team. The desire for self-presevation and popularity could be the downfall of a CEO.
BY ROB LIEBLEIN


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ANALYSIS

Insurance Wholesalers -- Christopher Hann
Channel Check
The Life of Rodney
Wholesalers don’t get no respect, yet they can find your market and may save you (and your client) money.

Current Legal Issues -- Scott Sinder
Legal Ease
Everybody Wants In
Health care reform tops just about everybody’s agenda. So why can’t we get anything done?

Regulatory Issues -- Joel Wood
Under the Dome
The Antitrust
To hear politicians talk, you’d think the McCarran Ferguson Act was giving consumers hell. Beware the political saviors of insurance. Could a socialized market be next?

International Risk -- Coletta Kemper
Global Scale
Take the Express
Get on the trade fast track, then express your support for fast-track trade authority for the president by writing your congressman.

Human Resources -- Julia Kramer
Managing Principals
A Prescription for Descriptions
Job description penmanship is a skill best served chilled. While you may feel ill writing it, you’ll be fostering your firm’s good health.

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