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Knowledge CenterPinnacle is committed to bringing a fresh and innovative point of view to the insurance and financial services industries. We publish a wide range of thought leadership and industry analysis, monographs, newsletters, presentations and more. Feel free to explore our archives by utilizing our Filter Results below to learn more about the topics we cover or find a specific Pinnacle publication to meet your needs.

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Women’s Health and Insurance
Blog Posts, Health Care / MPL, Insurance / Insurers, News - Tag(s): Birth Injury Fund, Women's Health, OB-GYN shortage

Issues & Answers: The Future of ERC Captives
Articles - , Authored by Robert J. Walling III. Topic(s): Enterprise Risk Management, Captive Managers

July 18 2017 APEX Discussion Series
Presentations - ORSA: Has Anything Changed?, Authored by Laura A. Maxwell and John E. Wade. Topic(s): Enterprise Risk Management, Insurers

Pinnacle Promotes Nicholas E. Alicea to Consulting Actuary
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July 6 2017 APEX Discussion Series
Presentations - Causes of Recent Reserve Development, Authored by Erich A. Brandt and Gregory W. Fears, Jr.. Topic(s): Loss Reserving, Transportation

Insuring Reputational Risk
Blog Posts, ERM, Insurance / Insurers, Cyber - Tag(s): ERM, Reputational Risk, Steel City Re, Enterprise Risk

June 2017 APEX Discussion Series
Presentations - Medical Professional Liability: State of the Market in 2017 , Authored by Timothy C. Mosler and Arthur R. Randolph II. Topic(s): Health Care/Medical Professional Liability

Mind Over Matter
Blog Posts, General, Community Involvement - Tag(s): Community Involvement, Health

Insights on Climate Change Using the Actuaries Climate Index
Blog Posts, General, News - Tag(s): ACI, Climate Change, Actuaries Climate Index

Actuaries Adapt to Climate Change Using New Tools
Blog Posts, General, Insurance / Insurers, News - Tag(s): ACI, Climate Change, Actuaries Climate Index, McArdle, ACRI, Actuaries Climate Risk Index

Pinnacle U Continually Contributes to the Actuarial Profession
Blog Posts, Self-Insured Entities - , Authored by Joseph A. Herbers. Tag(s): Casualty Actuarial Society, Pinnacle U, Illinois State University, ISU, CAS

Puerto Rico as the Bridge Between Latin America and the U.S.
Blog Posts, Insurance / Insurers, Self-Insured Entities - Tag(s): NAIC, National Association of Insurance Commissioners, Puerto Rico, Self-Insurance Institute of America, SIIA, Office of the Commissioner of Insurance

May 2017 APEX Discussion Series
Presentations - Predictive Analytics: Demystifying Current and Emerging Methodologies, Authored by Linda K. Brobeck and Thomas R. Kolde. Topic(s): Predictive Analytics

Highlights from the 2017 DCIA Spring Forum
Blog Posts, Insurance / Insurers, News - Tag(s): DCIA, Delaware Captive Insurance Association, Avrahami v. Commissioner, DCIA Spring Forum, Steve Kinion

Competitive Intelligence - An Insurance Policy for Pricing
Monographs - , Authored by Kathryn A. Walker. Topic(s): Insurers

Alternative Market Opportunities for the Commercial Auto Industry
Blog Posts, Alternative Markets, Captives - , Authored by Legaré W. Gresham. Tag(s): Captives, Commercial Lines, Alternative Markets, Risk Retention Groups, Commercial Auto Liability Insurance

Tomorrow's Leaders Are Among Us
Blog Posts, Blog, General - , Authored by Erich A. Brandt. Tag(s): Pinnacle U, Illinois State University, ISU, Risk

Auto Warranties and Extended Service Contracts
Blog, Warranties - Tag(s): Pinnacle U, Illinois State University, ISU, ESCs, Magnuson-Moss Act, auto warranties, extended service contracts

April 2017 APEX Discussion Series
Presentations - Captives & Transportation: When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Use Captives, Authored by Legaré W. Gresham and Robert J. Walling III.

Highlights from the CSIA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Conference
Blog Posts, Self-Insured Entities, Workers’ Compensation - , Authored by Jing Liu. Tag(s): CSIA, California Self-Insured Association Annual Meeting, Walt Disney Company, Risk Management

Cyber Risk Continues to Grow
Blog Posts, Insurance / Insurers, Cyber - , Authored by Laura A. Maxwell. Tag(s): CAS, Municipal Transportation Agency, Cybersecurity, Cyber Risk, Ransomware, Cyber Insurance Underwriting

A Review of the Book, “The Undoing Project,” by Michael Lewis
Blog Posts, Blog, General - (author of “Moneyball,” “The Big Short” and “The Blind Side”) , Authored by Linda K. Brobeck. Tag(s): The Undoing Project, Book Review, Michael Lewis

The Actuary’s Role in Captive Formation
Articles - , Authored by Robert J. Walling III. Topic(s): Captive Managers, Enterprise Risk Management

The Benefits of Self-Defense Training
Blog Posts, General - Tag(s): Krav Maga, self-defense, Martial Arts

Reflections on the 2017 Florida Chamber of Commerce Insurance Summit
Blog Posts, General - , Authored by Terrence D. Wright. Tag(s): Workers Compensation, Florida Chamber of Commerce Insurance Summit, Florida Chamber of Commerce Topic(s): Workers Compensation, Homeowners

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