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Around the P&C insurance industry: Jan. 20, 2016

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Wilmington, Del.-based Target Markets Program Administrators Association, a professional association for program administrators and managing general agents, has announced that its Target University is collaborating with the Center for Professional Education at New York City-based St. John’s School of Risk Management. The center will provide access to Target University’s 12 online courses on program administration, while St. John’s will grant the association's members access to courses offered through the center.      

Newark, Calif.-based catastrophe modeling company RMS said it has released its Cyber Exposure Data Schema. The company said its "open standard" data schema is designed to provide insurers with a systematic and uniform way to capture cyber exposure data and manage cyber accumulation risk.

Jersey City, N.J.-based data analytics provider Verisk Analytics has announced that it has released its global cyber exposure data standard. The company said this standard will help create a uniform method for data transfer through the insurance industry. Verisk also said its catastrophe modeling business, AIR Worldwide, has developed a preparer’s guide to assist companies in collecting and storing cyber exposure data in an open format suitable for modeling.

Valhalla, N.Y.-based insurance brokerage and consulting company USI Insurance Services said it has acquired Houston-based Healthcare Liability Solutions LLC, a property and casualty borkerage that specializes in professional liability insurance for healthcare organizations. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The Pittsburgh-based National Association of Subrogation Professionals said it is relaunching its website later this month, featuring a new look and user-friendly technology. In the interim, visitors to the site experiencing issues with logging in, renewing membership or registering for events can contact NASP’s office at 1-800-574-9961.

The association has also announced its next webinar, "A Flood of New Plastic Part Failures," to be held on Jan. 26. The webinar is to be presented by Paul Gramann and Javier Cruz from the Madison Group, a Wisconsin-based plastics industry consultancy.

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