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Uncommon Touch
As soon as you meet the receptionists—Jake, Pirate, Lola and Mabel—you realize Craford Benefit Consultants is not your typical benefits firm.
BY LOUISE LAGUE


Featurearrow 
Seconds Away
Relocated to Europe, The America’s Cup races boast new competitors, bigger investments, more risk and greater carrier marketing exposure.
By BECKY SQUIRES


Group Benefits arrow 
Online House Call
Former AOL chieftain seeks to infuse competition and transparency into U.S. health care with new online Revolution Health Group.
BY MICHAEL FITZPATRICK


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


Financial Aficionadoarrow 
Double Agent
Get stirred, not shaken, when you learn you won’t be double-crossed by the nefarious tax agent. A 90-proof solution: double taxation conquered to save your deal.
BY ROB LIEBLEIN


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ANALYSIS

Insurance Wholesalers -- Christopher Hann
Channel Check
Who Ya Gonna Call?
Got a problem with a niche market? Big brokers call on wholesalers for many of the same reasons as small brokers: time is money.

Current Legal Issues -- Scott Sinder
Legal Ease
Electronic Black Hole
What to do with old e-mails? Fail to properly maintain or account for electronic documents and data and you could face big legal hassles.

Regulatory Issues -- Joel Wood
Under the Dome
Value Abated
When is a value-added service a rebate? When outdated, protectionist laws say it is. What happened to competitive markets?

International Risk -- Coletta Kemper
Global Scale
Global Warming
No, not that kind. We’re talking the international economy! Who’s hot, who’s not?

Human Resources -- Julia Kramer
Managing Principals
Toxic Waste
Victims, martyrs, bad-mouthers and naysayers waste energy and reduce efficiency. They are dangerous to a productive workplace.

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The Council Calendar

Wholesale Insurance Leadership Forum, May 10-12 2010

Employee Benefits Leadership Forum, June 1-4 2010


CFO Workshop/Leadership Development Conference, June 16-18