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Predicting Claims Severity
Risk & Insurance, November 2015
Frank Murray, Senior Vice President, ESIS Claims, discusses how ESIS uses predictive modeling and data analytics to help clients achieve optimal results.

ACE to Bind Small Business Quotes and Service Claims With Its Online Portal
Insurance Business Review, November 2015
ACE Commercial Risk Services' new online portal offers clients an easy, intuitive platform for accessing and managing small business products. 

ACE Sets Sights on Small Businesses
Insurance Business America, November 2015
ACE Commercial Risk Services unveils a new technology application giving brokers the ability to modify submissions, bind quotes and process renewals for their small business clients in real time.

ACE Launches Small Business Online Service Portal
Insurance Journal, November 2015
New online portal introduced by ACE Commercial Risk Services, ACE's small business division, allows producers to access and manage small business products.

6 Truths About Predictive Analytics
Risk & Insurance, October 2015
ACE's predictive analytics tool provides a new way to capture, analyze and leverage structured and unstructured claims data.

The Big Spill: Environmental Market Update, October 2015
Bill Hazleton, Division President, Construction and Environmental Risk, quoted in National Underwriter discussing the current landscape of Contractors Pollution Liability (CPL) coverage and our award winning ACE ALERT technology.

A Sustainable Investment
Canadian Property Management: GTA & Beyond, September 2015
ACE Environmental's Christopher Robertson and Gerry Rojewski discuss the importance of specialty insurance coverage for green building.

ACE Offers $100M Cyber Policies with Added Services, Scrutiny
Reuters, September 2015
ACE’s Toby Merrill, Division Senior Vice President, discusses ACE’s Global Cyber Facility, which goes beyond standard risk transfer by incorporating a comprehensive risk management solution into a single policy purchase.

Surplus Lines See Pressure on Rates
Risk & Insurance, September 2015
Bruce Kessler, Division President, ACE Westchester, quoted in Risk & Insurance, on competitive environment in the excess and surplus market.

Spencer Educational Foundation to Hold 7th Annual Fundraising Gala
National Underwriter/PropertyCasualty360®
, September 2015
Chris Maleno, Division President, ACE USA, to be honored for his contributions to the advancement of risk management and insurance educational opportunities.

Spencer Educational Foundation Annual Gala to Honor ACE's Chris Maleno and Marsh's Dean Klisura, September 2015
ACE USA's, Division President, Chris Maleno, to be honored for his contributions to the advancement of risk management and insurance educational opportunities.

ACE Group Expands E&O Endorsement for Nontraditional Medical Risks
Carrier Management, August 2015
Randi Goldberg, Vice President, ACE Westchester Professional Risk discusses how the expanded endorsement is designed to help healthcare companies manage emerging risk exposures.

ACE Westchester Introduces New E&O Endorsement for Medical Organizations
Insurance Business Review, August 2015
ACE Westchester's expanded E&O endorsement for non-traditional medical risks is discussed in Insurance Business Review.

ACE Commercial Expands Small Business Specialty Offerings Online
Insurance Journal, August 2015
ACE Commercial Risk Services' new products and online line underwriting and quoting system, ACE Solutions Fast TrackSM were featured in Insurance Journal.

Buyers See Rates Drop on Deep Capacity
Business Insurance, August 2015 (subscription based)
Bruce Kessler, Division President, ACE Westchester, quoted in Business Insurance, on the ongoing competition in the excess and surplus market.

ACE Introduces New Specialty Commercial Products for Small Businesses
Insurance Business Review, August 2015
ACE Group’s small commercial specialty lines division, ACE Commercial Risk Services, discusses its new products targeted to small businesses through its online underwriting platform, ACE Solutions Fast TrackSM.

Morning Briefing: The $1 Trillion Aviation Risk
Insurance Business America, August 2015
Insurance Business America covers ACE Commercial Risk Services’ new small business focused products in its “Morning Briefing” feature.

In Danger's Path
Risk & Insurance, August 2015
Eric Dean, Senior Vice President, ACE Risk Management Global Casualty quoted in Risk & Insurance, on the importance of Defense Base Act (DBA) Insurance.

Predicting the Future
Leaders Edge, July 2015
Leaders Edge explores predictive modeling in the insurance industry and features commentary from ACE Group's Keith Higdon, VP Claims Data Analytics, who discusses ACE's predictive modeling and data analytics solution, ACE 4DTM.

Small Business Opportunities Hiding in Plain Sight
Carrier Management, July 2015
There is an unlimited runway of opportunity for specialty insurers to tackle the challenge of covering the big risks of small businesses, according to ACE Commercial Risk Services Division President David Lupica, who explains how his experience insuring large risk corporates helps him identify the risks and coverage gaps of their smaller counterparts.

ACE Expands Small Business Insurance Offerings
Insurance Business America, July 2015
ACE Commercial Risk Services’ expanded coverage for the small business market is discussed in Insurance Business America.

Balancing the Benefits and Risks of Cloud Computing
CIO Magazine, July 2015
Toby Merrill, Division SVP, Global Cyber Risk Practice Leader, ACE Group writes about how to make cloud computing work for your company by recognizing potential risks and practicing due diligence.

ACE: Changing Liability Exposures Impact Restaurant Industry
Claims Journal, July 2015
ACE Excess Casualty’s whitepaper that explores critical restaurant liability exposures is featured in Claims Journal.

Cornerstones of Construction Business Success: Knowledge, Partnerships
Rough Notes, July 2015
ACE’s Stephen Buonpane discusses the growing potential for public-private partnerships in construction projects and the complex insurance coverage needs contractors may face when taking on these projects.

Raising the Digital Bar: 3 Ways That Insurance Carriers Are Using Tech to Redefine The Consumer Experience
National Underwriter/PropertyCasualty360®, June 2015
ACE Group's Gary Kramer featured in Property Casualty 360°/National Underwriter, about different ways insurance carriers are using technology to improve their customer experience.

11 Critical Risks Facing the Healthcare Industry
Risk & Insurance, June 2015
ACE’s Diane Doherty and Renee Carino discuss top critical issues facing hospital leadership in Risk & Insurance.

Small Business, Big Coverage: ACE's Commercial Risk Services
Insurance Business America, June 2015
ACE Group's David Lupica talks about the importance of catering to the unique insurance needs of small businesses with Insurance Business America. Watch the video.

ACE Expands Small, Microbusiness Commercial Services
Independent Agent, June 2015
ACE Commercial Risk Services’ David Lupica and David Charlton discuss ACE’s expansion into the small business space with the formation of CRS and the microbusiness division, as well as the formation of ACE Solutions Fast TrackSM with Independent Agent Magazine.

Top 6 Commercial Excess Trends to Watch This Year
Independent Agent, June 2015
Ross Bertossi, Division President, ACE Casualty Lines, comments on how the international business arena is changing the landscape for many larger commercial clients, specifically when it comes to foreign local admitted policies, in the article “Top 6 Commercial Excess Trends to Watch This Year” in Independent Agent Magazine.

ACE Aims for U.S. Middle Market With Expanded Excess Casualty Coverage
Carrier Management, May 2015
ACE Excess Casualty’s expanded coverage for the U.S. Middle Market is featured in Carrier Management (a subscription-based publication) with commentary from Joseph Fobert, Senior Vice President, ACE Excess Casualty.

27 Safety Tips to Reduce Business Travel Risks
National Underwriter/PropertyCasualty360®, May 2015
This article features tips from ACE Accident & Health’s report on how to mitigate potential risks associated with multinational business travel.

ACE Expands Specialty Insurance Offerings for Small Businesses
Insurance Journal, May 2015
nsurance Journal profiles ACE Commercial Risk Services and the recent expansion of its specialty commercial products for small businesses, available on a business owners policy (BOP).

Product Recall: Big Challenge for Small Business
Rough Notes, May 2015
Product Recalls are a daunting challenge for large firms and can be potentially devastating for small businesses. ACE's Florian Beerli discusses how ACE's new extended ACE Recall PlusSM for Small Business can help small businesses cope with these challenges.

ACE: There Is A Global Need For Environmental And Pollution Protection Insurance
National Underwriter/PropertyCasualty360®, May 2015
ACE Environmental Risk’s Bill Hazelton and Craig Richardson discuss the global need for environmental protection including adequate, multi-year pollution coverage for companies working both domestically and abroad in National Underwriter/

"Lax" Healthcare Industry Faces Critical Cyber Risk Issues, April 2015
Caroline Clouser, EVP, ACE Medical Risk, discusses critical risks facing the healthcare industry, including emergency preparedness around pandemics, an increase in hospital violence, and the impact of data security and privacy with

Contractors Embarking on International Construction Projects Must Assess Risks, Including Environmental, in Advance: ACE
Canadian, April 2015
ACE Environmental Risk’s Craig Richardson and Chris Robertson discuss environmental risk exposures and the steps contractors should take before embarking on international construction projects in this Canadian Underwriter article.

​​​​ESIS Launches Environmental Incident Risk Management Product
Environmental Leader, April 2015
Environmental Leader
features ACE Group's risk management services division, ESIS's new product ESIS On Call, a mobile environmental incident reporting, testing, and response product to help risk managers mitigate and manage environmental incidents.

Life Science M&As Create New Risks
Risk Management, April 2015
ACE Medical Risk’s Caroline Clouser and ACE Life Sciences’ Tristan Gabriel write about the implications of increased global mergers & acquisitions in the life sciences industry in Risk Management Magazine.

Companies, Seeking Common Ground on Cybersecurity, Turn to Insurers
The Wall Street Journal. CIO Journal., April 2015
ACE Professional Risk’s Michael Tanenbaum discusses how ACE uses its’ considerable amount of loss data to detect trend patterns to assist clients with data breach prevention.

In Demand
Risk & Insurance, April 2015
ACE Construction’s Matt Kupiec and George Cesarini weigh in on the state of safety in the construction industry in Risk & Insurance.

ACE Addresses Vacant Property Risks
Independent Agent, March 2015
ACE Commercial Risk Services Vacant Building and Vacant Land coverage is featured in Independent Agent Magazine’s Markets column.

The Morning Risk Report: Cargo Theft Rising as Thieves Get Smarter
The Wall Street Journal. Risk & Compliance Journal., March 2015
ACE's Sherman Drew and Karen Griswold discuss increasing cargo theft risks with The Wall Street Journal. Risk & Compliance Journal. Thieves are getting smarter and targeting high-value merchandise, and risk managers need to prepare for escalated threats.

Arnold Promoted in ACE Agriculture's Iowa-Based Rain and Hail Division
Insurance Journal, March 2015
ACE's Scott Arnold appointed, Deputy Division President of Rain and Hail, a division of ACE Agriculture in Johnston, IA.

2015 Innovation Awards: ACE Ltd.
Business Insurance, March 2015
ACE North America is proud to have ACE ALERTSM, ACE’s award-winning, innovative program and mobile application designed to proactively address environmental incidents, named a winner of Business Insurance Magazine’s 2015 Innovation Awards.

ACE Cyber Adds Risk Management Services
Independent Agent Magazine, March 2015
Matt Prevost, Vice President, ACE Professional Risk, was interviewed by Independent Agent Magazine about recently launched Loss Mitigation Services, which provide resources and support to prevent cyber breaches and loss.

ACE Launches Pollution Liability Coverage for Agriculture Risks
Insurance Journal, March 2015
Insurance Journal features ACE's new agriculture premises pollution liability coverage designed to provide limited pollution liability protection in conjunction with ACE's Agribusiness Commercial general liability policy.

New Product Bridges Coverage for Community Associations
Insurance Business America, February 2015
David Charlton, Division President, Property & Casualty and Micro-business Division, ACE Commercial Risk Services is quoted in the February issue of Insurance Business America discussing ACE's new Community Associations directors & officers and employment practices liability insurance products.

ACE Launches D&O, EPLI Product for Community Associations
Insurance Journal, February 2015
ACE Commercial Risk Services, has launched new community associations directors & officers and employment practices liability insurance products. This coverage provides liability protections for homeowner, condominium and retail community associations.

Hot 100
Insurance Business America, January 2015
David Lupica, Division President, Commercial Risk Services, ACE Group
As Division President of ACE Commercial Risk Services, David Lupica leads a division that provides specialty insurance products and services to small businesses through wholesale, retail, MGA and alternative distribution channels. Lupica joined ACE Group, one of the world’s largest multiline property and casualty insurers, in 2000 as executive vice president of ACE USA’s professional risk division. Prior to joining ACE, he held leadership positions at Starr Excess Liability Company, Alexander & Alexander (now Aon) and AIG.

ACE ALERT Featured in Insurance Networking News
Insurance Networking News, February 2015
Bob Winterburn, Assistant Vice President, ACE Environmental Risk, discusses ACE ALERTSM, ACE’s innovative program and mobile application designed to proactively address environmental incidents, with Insurance Networking News.

Worker Risks From Chemical Flavorings Get Manufacturers’ Attention
The Wall Street Journal. Risk & Compliance Journal., January 2015
David Duffy with ESIS Health, Safety and Environmental comments on chemical compounds and the potential risks to those workers in the food and flavoring manufacturing industry.

2015 Executives to Watch
Risk & Insurance, December 2014
Dave Charlton with ACE's Property & Casualty Micro-business Divison was chosen as one of Risk & Insurance 2015 Executives to Watch.

ACE App Mitigates Environmental Risk
Insurance & Technology, November 2014
ACE ALERTSM, ACE’s complimentary mobile and Web-based platform designed to assist policyholders facing environmental emergencies, is discussed by Bob Winterburn and featured in Insurance & Technology.

Public-private Construction Partnerships Lead to Complex Insurance Risks
Business Insurance, November 2014
ACE Construction’s Geoffrey Hall comments on complex insurance risks as they relate to public-private construction partnerships.

Construction Industry Improving, but Abundant Capacity Limits Rate Changes
Business Insurance, November 2014
ACE’s Alex Wells and Geoffrey Hall discuss areas of growth in an improving construction market.

New York's 1885 Scaffold Law Causes Headaches for Construction Insurers
Business Insurance, November 2014
Geoffrey Hall, Senior Vice President, ACE Construction comments on the challenges New York’s 1885 Scaffold Law poses to insurers.

ACE Commercial Risk Services Continues to Grow
Insurance Journal, October 2014
David Lupica, Division President of ACE Commercial Risk Services, details the evolution and growth of ACE's small business insurance business in this Insurance Journal TV segment.

ACE's Big Plan for Micro Business Segment
Insurance Journal, October 2014
David Charlton, Division President, Property & Casualty and Micro-business Division, ACE Commercial Risk Services, sat down with Insurance Journal at NAPSLO to discuss specialty coverage options and innovative product offerings ACE has developed to serve the small business insurance market. 

All Aboard: 'Huge Growth' Ahead for Railroad Protective Liability Market
Independent Agent, October 2014
Cate Whiddon, Vice President and Railroad Practice Leader, ACE Westchester, comments on the growth in the railroad protective liability market. 

ACE Offers Solutions for All Things Railroad
Independent Agent, October 2014

Independent Agent features ACE TracksSM, ACE Westchester’s product specifically designed to provide coverage for damages resulting from covered perils, to protect railroad operations, and railroad contractor clients.

JP Morgan's Data Breach Reveals Growth Market for Insurers
Bloomberg, October 2014
Michael Tanenbaum, Senior Vice President, ACE Professional Risk, discusses the growing demand for cyber coverage, especially among small- and medium- sized businesses.  

Risk Management Mentors
Risk & Insurance, October 2014
Florian Beerli, Senior Vice President, Product Recall, ACE Westchester, says grocery stores and big box retailers are now putting a large emphasis on managing product recall risks

Business Insurance Names 2014 Women to Watch
Business Insurance, October 2014
Business Insurance
announced the honorees for the 2014 “Women to Watch” awards. Congratulations to Deborah Stalker, Associate General Council, ACE Group! 

ACE Women's Forum: Setting the Stage for Inclusiveness
Carrier Management, October 2014
ACE Group’s Deborah Stalker, who is also the president of ACE Women’s Forum, describes the history of the Forum, its mentoring program and some of the milestones of the program to date in this Carrier Management article. 

ACE Group Expands Global Market with New Division
National Underwriter/PropertyCasualty360®, September 2014
National Underwriter/PropertyCasualty360®profiles ACE Risk Management Global Casualty, describing it as “a one-stop shop for small companies along with larger multinational groups for credit, actuarial and claims services.”

Here's How to Make it in Small Business Insurance Market
National Underwriter/PropertyCasualty360®, September 2014
ACE’s David Lupica and David Charlton shed light on the small business insurance market in this National Underwriter/PropertyCasualty360® byline. 

Manage Multinational Business Travel Risk with a Master Plan
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), September 2014
ACE’s James Walloga and Susan Osborne delve into five key strategies multinational firms need to consider when weighing present-day global insurance plans.

E&S Going Strong
Risk & Insurance, September 2014
Bruce Kessler, Division President, ACE Westchester, discusses an optimistic future for the excess and surplus sector.

Reactions Names North America Award Winners
Reactions, September 2014
ACE honored to be named Best North American Insurer and for Chairman John Lupica to be named Insurance CEO of the Year at Reactions North America Awards 2014

Product Recalls – It Can Happen to You
Retailer Merchandiser, September/October 2014

ACE’s Florian Beerli, Senior Vice President, Product Recall explores how planning ahead can protect your organizations brand and balance sheet.

Rapidly Expanding Small Businesses are Unaware of this Risk
Insurance Business America, September 2014
Bryan Tedford, EVP, ACE Risk Management Global Casualty, examines some of the risks SME’s expanding overseas face and the importance of pre-planning for these risks. 

ACE is Expanding its Life Sciences Business as the Market for Biotech Coverage Takes Off
National Underwriter/PropertyCasualty360®, August 2014
ACE Medical Risk and its expanded life sciences capabilities are featured in National Underwriter/PropertyCasualty360®.

Environmental Risks:  A Crucial Part of Due Diligence in International Deals
Environmental Leader, July 2014
ACE Environmental Risk & ESIS professionals discuss the importance of evaluating environmental risks when expanding global operations.

5 Reasons to Purchase Product Recall Insurance
National Underwriter/PropertyCasualty360®, July 2014
ACE’s Florian Beerli, Senior Vice President, Product Recall, examines five critical factors corporate risk managers should analyze when considering the risk of a product recall event.

Cyber Risk:  Dragon at the Gate
National Underwriter/PropertyCasualty360®, July 2014
Toby Merrill, Division Senior Vice President of ACE's Global Cyber Practice, discusses the growing interest in cyber risk insurance and the evolving risks in this field as technology advances.

Insurance Adding Value in M&A Due Diligence
Advisen Risk Network, June 2014
Seth Gillston, Executive Vice President, ACE USA Mergers and Acquisitions Practice, discusses the value insurance adds in an M&A transaction.

Build a Successful Wrap-Up Insurance Program
Risk Management, May 2014
ACE's George Cesarni, Joe Crowther and Geoffrey Hall discuss how the development of a successful construction wrap-up program can help to effectively manage project costs and proactively improve jobsite safety.

Breaking the Glass Ceiling
Risk & Insurance, May 2014
ACE Group's Deputy General Counsel, North America, Deborah Stalker, discusses the steps ACE has taken through its robust ACE Women's Forum networking initiative, to support the growth of diversity and women in leadership in the insurance industry.

Rooting Out Fraud
Risk & Insurance, May 2014
ACE’s Keith Lavigne discusses the need for organizations to develop comprehensive self-audit programs to combat the escalating number of actions filed in relation to the False Claims Act.

ACE Enhances Life Sciences Coverage Offerings
Insurance Journal, April 2014
ACE Medical Risk and its enhanced life sciences coverage, which now includes a commercial package offering, are featured in Insurance Journal.

Getting Started With Start-Ups
National Underwriter/PropertyCasualty360®, April 2014
In this report from National Underwriter/PropertyCasualty360®, Maura Verrone with ACE Commercial Risk Services comments on exposures new businesses of any size may face.

Cyber: Rising Interest, Insurers' Response and Fears of a Mega Breach
Property Casualty 360°, April 2014
ACE's Toby Merrill shares findings of the newly-launched ACE cloud computing white paper that asks – Cloud Computing: Is Your Company Weighing Both Benefits & Risks?

A Growing Threat for Healthcare
National Underwriter, April 2014
ACE's Keith Lavigne comments on the False Claims Act (FCA) and the importance of health care organizations developing a self-audit program.

Managing Risk in Construction
Constructech, March 2014
ACE Accelerator featured in Constructech as a key tool for risk managers in the construction industry.

ACE, ESIS Launch Programs for Construction Industry Addressing OSHA
Insurance Journal, March 2014

ESIS' specialized servicing capabilities designed for the construction industry to address new requirements from OSHA featured in Insurance Journal.

Mitigate Pollution Risks by Addressing Environmental Exposures from the Start
Construction Business Owner, March 2014
ACE’s Gerry Rojewski discusses how addressing environmental exposures from the start can help contractors to manage environmental risks and focus on building successful health care construction projects.

Cyber Incident Response:  Are Business Leaders Ready?
The Economist, March 2014
In this report from The Economist Intelligence Unit, ACE's Toby Merill comments on levels of corporate preparedness for data-related incidents, and the response plans some businesses are putting into place.

Insurers Offer Environmental Liability Coverage Aimed at Securing Deals
Business Insurance, February 2014
ACE’s Craig Richardson and Seth Gillston comment on environmental liability insurance as a mitigation option for companies seeking growth through mergers and acquisitions with complex environmental liabilities.

Environmental Liability Insurance Market Stabilizes on Increased Capacity
Business Insurance, February 2014
ACE’s Craig Richardson discusses how an improved economy has helped stabilize the environmental liability insurance market.

ACE USA Launches Catastrophe Liability Policy for Construction
Business Insurance, February 2014
ACE launches catastrophe liability policy for the construction industry.

ACE Expands Accelerator Portal to Construction Industry
Insurance Journal, February 2014
ACE Accelerator expands allowing access to construction industry clients.

Health Care’s Growing Threat
Risk & Insurance, February 2014
ACE’s Keith Lavigne and Scott Williams discuss the need for health care organizations to develop their enterprise risk management programs as government agencies increasingly use the False Claims Act to enforce the complex regulations governing insurance programs.

The Right Risk Partner Makes the Difference in Renewable Energy, February 2014
ACE's Darren Small discusses the need to recognize, define and manage the risks associated with renewable sources and their importance in producing sustainable energy.

Put Environmental Concerns at the Forefront of Construction Projects
Healthcare Facilities Today, January 2014
ACE’s Gerry Rojewski discusses environmental risks posed by building projects at healthcare facilities and how to mitigate those risks.

Managing Environmental Exposures on Health Care Projects
Construction Executive, January 2014
This article, authored by Gerry Rojewski, Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer, ACE Environmental Risk, offers insight into managing environmental exposures for healthcare construction projects.

Creating a Successful Construction Wrap-up Program
Safety and Health Magazine, January 2014
George Cesarini, Geoffrey Hall, and Joseph Crowther, of ACE USA’s Construction unit, provide a detailed roadmap for creating a successful wrap-up program in the whitepaper entitled “Building a Successful Construction Wrap-Up Program.”