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Breeding a Winner
JLT’s chief exec Dominic Burke jumps hurdles on the way to remaking the Europe’s largest, home-based brokerage. sells U.S. retail unit, reshuffles London operations and moves into China.
BY  JANINA CLARK


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The Strip Stakes
Las Vegas grows more sophisticated as does its high stakes risk.
BY  CHERYL ARVIDSON


Group Benefits arrow 
Chaos Theory
Information technology is set to transform the chaotic health records world by enabling the healthcare industry to discard paper files for more accurate and mobile electronic files.
BY  MICHAEL FITZPATRICK


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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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A Yield Guide to Negotiating
Authority has its limits. That’s when negotiating skills kick in.
BY  ROB LIEBLEIN


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ANALYSIS

Insurance Wholesalers -- Christopher Hann
Channel Check
The Greater Whole
Wholesale divisions of large brokers boost revenues, aid in placements.

Current Legal Issues -- Scott Sinder
Legal Ease
Lite Speed
For the NAIC, this is fast. But there actually was a change—or two. Federal pressure is starting to mount.

Regulatory Issues -- Joel Wood
Under the Dome
Nuking TRIA
It could be a tough fall for renewing the federal terrorism backstop. A compromise in the works? Let’s hope it doesn’t go down to the wire.

International Risk -- Coletta Kemper
Global Scale
A Chile Reception
Check your ginormous southern exposure for a potentially profitable market.

Human Resources -- Julia Kramer
Managing Principals
Accentuate the Positive
Nurture your best workers or risk losing them. No matter how good they are, each has needs you must meet.

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