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Tom O'Brien, Author at Austbrokers Terrace Insurance | Adelaide | Melbourne

What Is An Underwriting Agency?

An underwriting agency is a specialised type of insurance agent or broker that has been granted underwriting authority by an insurer, according to the International Risk Management Institute (IRMA), and can administer programs and negotiate contracts for an insurer. An underwriting agency’s functions can include binding coverage, underwriting and pricing, settling claims, and appointing retail […]

Ashton Kutcher Has His Say On Insurance Tussle.

In the wake of a major American insurer’s TV ad that pokes fun at AI-powered insurance, a celebrity has stepped in to share a piece of his mind on the issue. State Farm Insurance had recently rolled out a new commercial, entitled RoboAgent. The 45-second commercial depicts basketball stars James Harden and Chris Paul of […]

Are Some Brokers Too Impersonal?

The team at Austbrokers Terrace takes pride in offering a tailored, personal approach to insurance broking. Contact us now to discuss any insurance needs. An accomplished industry lawyer who recently moved into a senior risk advisory role has shared his concerns about a significant threat facing brokers today. Mark Williams, who joined Acacia Insurance Services […]

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