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From Pottery to Premiums
Long after the family business shifted from pottery to insurance, Jacques Verlingue is casting a new mold.
BY  LOUISE LAGUE


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The Elephant Challenges the Dinosaur
Federal regulation could force the listless NAIC into action—or extinction.
BY  CHERYL ARVIDSON


Group Benefits arrow 
Anecdotes as Antidote for Health Care
Michael Moore’s “SiCKO” movie attacks the small symptoms and not the big picture. Does he really think Cuba has the answers?
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 
No-Fault Divorce
Employment pre-nups save a lot of heartache when your best workers bat their eyes at other suitors.
BY  ROB LIEBLEIN


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ANALYSIS

Insurance Wholesalers -- Christopher Hann
Channel Check
No-Brainer
For some wholesalers, it will cut filings by 75%—a savings they can invest in their business instead of paperwork.

Current Legal Issues -- Scott Sinder
Legal Ease
Is It a Bribe?
Can you buy a foreign government official dinner, or does the U.S. government consider that a bribe? Do your homework before you pick up that dinner tab.

Regulatory Issues -- Joel Wood
Under the Dome
What? Me Worry?
I’m a partisan, inside-the-beltway Republican who understands that conventional wisdom isn’t always.

International Risk -- Coletta Kemper
Global Scale
The British Invasion
If New York’s Dinallo follows the Brit example, insurance regulation will never be the same.

Human Resources -- Julia Kramer
Managing Principals
Habitual Offenders
No one wants to work with these seven habits of highly (in)effective people. Do they describe you?

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