NU Online News Service, Oct. 27, 12:45 p.m. EDT

The leader of an insurance industry organization responded to a National Underwriter opinion piece, authored by a university professor, calling for greater transparency in homeowners insurance.

In a letter to the editor e-mailed to National Underwriter yesterday, Robert Hartwig, president of the Insurance Information Institute in New York, said “Professor Daniel Schwarcz and I must agree to disagree on the transparency level, and regulatory environment, which prevails in the U.S. homeowners insurance market.

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