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Legal Expense Continues to Grow Globally

Will Koblensky

There’s a new legal expenses business in town now that QIC Group member, Antares Asia, has launched its latest foray and appointed Mark Waters as legal expenses underwriter.

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STERLON’s Legal Expense underwriter expands at Lloyd’s

AmTrust Completes Acquisition of ANV Holdings B.V.
AmTrust more than doubles Lloyd’s operations
NEW YORK, November 7 2016] (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFSI) (the “Company” or “AmTrust”) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of ANV Holdings B.V. and its affiliates (“ANV”) from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan for approximately $203 million in cash.

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How insurance can protect your firm against legal costs

Available in Canada.

Starting and indeed running a business can be both rewarding and challenging in these uncertain times. There are many legal and other pitfalls that can beset a growing business, including non-payment of a debt by a customer, contractual disputes with customers, suppliers or agents, employment disputes, and regulatory investigations.

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The slow but steady rise of legal expense insurance in Canada

By Sara Tatelman
Roger Bickers first heard of legal expense insurance about 15 years ago when a neighbour’s stone wall toppled over and crushed his German brother-in-law’s trailer. Bickers, now a senior account executive at Heart Lake Insurance in Brampton, Ont., started to freak out, but his brother-in-law stayed calm, explaining he was insured.

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