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    2012: What’s Next for E&S Players?

    December 16, 2011

    With 2012 about to arrive, NU spoke with some of the key figures in the E&S/Specialty Markets arena to hear their assessments of where the biggest opportunities will be found in the year aheadand to get their take on the greatest challenges that will have to be faced over the...

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    2012: What’s Next for E&S Players?

    December 15, 2011

    With 2012 about to arrive, NU spoke with some of the key figures in the E&S/Specialty Markets arena to hear their assessments of where the biggest opportunities will be found in the year aheadand to get their take on the greatest challenges that will have to be faced over the...

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    Fireman’s Fund CEO LaRocco Resigns; Replaced By Fouché

    July 06, 2011

    Fireman’s Fund says CEO Michael LaRocco has left the company to pursue other professional opportunities and has been replaced by Lori Dickerson Fouché.

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    New TRIA Bill Includes Group Life; Supreme Court Backs Insurers In Credit-Scoring Case; Marra Rises

    June 30, 2007

    Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Mass., have introduced the bill, H.R. 2761, which would create the Terrorism Risk Insurance

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    Joe Beneducci Departs As CEO Of Fireman's Fund Insurance Co.

    June 17, 2007

    The Novato, Calif.-based carrier--a member of the Allianz Group--had named Mr. Beneducci to the post effective Jan. 1 when Charles "Chuck" Kavitsky was promoted to president of Allianz of America. Mr.

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    Beneducci Departs As Fireman's CEO

    June 12, 2007

    Fireman's Fund listed assets of $11.9 billion and a $3 billion policyholder surplus in the fourth quarter of 2006. Gross written premiums have grown from over $3 billion in 1992 to $5.7 billion in 200

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    Fireman's Fund Gets New Chief

    November 30, 2006

    Joseph J. Beneducci has been named chief executive officer of Novato, Cal.-based Fireman's Fund Insurance Company after the promotion of Charles "Chuck" Kavitsky to president of Allianz of America. Bo

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    Fireman's Fund's Beneducci Calls For Federal Charters

    September 12, 2006

    In the Sept. 11 edition of National Underwriter, Joseph J. Beneducci, president and chief operating officer of Firemans Fund Insurance Company, argues that optional federal ...

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    Friedman's Blog: Is It Time For A Federal Charter?

    September 11, 2006

    Optional federal charters will reinvigorate the property-casualty insurance industry, according to Joseph J. Beneducci, president and chief operating officer of Fireman's Fund Insurance Company. Go to

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    Optional Federal Charters Will Reinvigorate Insurance

    September 10, 2006

    The property-casualty industry stands at a critical juncture in the evolution of the global economy. Across the financial services industry, technology is driving a global wave of innovation that