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Greg Makes His Case
With nearly three years under his belt, Aon’s Greg Case has persuasively moved his firm’s culture and taken advantage of market changes to shift into high gear.
BY  LESLIE WERSTEIN HANN


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The Town Without Insurance
San Miguel de Allende: A town without pity for Type A’s—and mostly without insurance.
BY  LOUISE LAGUE


Group Benefits arrow 
The Power of One
When group coverage gets too expensive for small employers, brokers turn to individual policy options.
BY  MOLLY BUTLER HART


Internationalarrow 
Rock Stars on the Rock
Bermuda attracts some of the best underwriters (and their groupies) to the Mecca of reinsurance. The atmosphere and market are changing.
BY  LESLIE WERSTEIN HANN


Financial Aficionadoarrow 
The Acquisition Autobahn
Why some banks crash and burn after buying brokerages while others pass them by in the fast lane.
BY  ROB LIEBLEIN


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ANALYSIS

Insurance Wholesalers -- Christopher Hann
Channel Check
Not Past Our Subprime
The effects of the subprime mortgage crisis have yet to be felt by wholesalers or carriers.

Current Legal Issues -- Scott Sinder
Legal Ease
Failed Promises
The NAIC’s failure to deliver on uniform licensing may be violating federal law.

Regulatory Issues -- Joel Wood
Under the Dome
Taking the Lunge
If it feels like déjà vu all over again, it is. Let’s dare to be different and move the optional federal charter idea forward. A little drama never hurt anyone.

International Risk -- Coletta Kemper
Global Scale
Against My Religion
What if the concept of insurance were against your religion? Muslims—followers of Islam—do not believe in insurance, and they make up 28% of the world’s population.

Human Resources -- Julia Kramer
Managing Principals
Giving Thanks
Acknowledging good deeds in the office can create its own rewards.

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