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ABMI announces 26th consecutive distribution to participating banks 

$81.2 million has been declared in total distributions since 1991.
Dec, 2015 Categories: Distribution Spotlight

American Bankers Mutual Insurance, Ltd., the reinsurer of the ABA-endorsed insurance program, has declared a $1.1 million distribution to current member banks of the American Bankers Association (ABA) that have D&O, Financial Institution Bond and related insurance from ABA Insurance Services.

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Community banking and the “Green Rush” 

Why banks resist the urge to service marijuana-related businesses
Dec, 2015 Categories: Legalized Marijuana SafeTalk Spotlight

The opening up of the market for recreational and medical marijuana is so lucrative that it has been dubbed the “Green Rush.” Marijuana-related businesses in these states, like most businesses, need to receive suitable banking services; however, banks are generally unwilling to establish and fulfill these banking relationships.

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NEW Cyber program, including new cyber policy and loss control/breach resources 

ABA Insurance Services recently introduced a new Cyber insurance program with three key features:
·  Cyber Cover, a cyber liability and privacy insurance policy (currently approved in 38 states);
·  Cyber Care, an open and free forum available to everyone; and
·  Cyber844, a login accessible portal for insureds who have Cyber Cover or Internet Banking Liability.

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What is “Negligent Entrustment” and what does it mean for your bank? 

by Dirk Hanket, P&C Product Manager

The number of negligent entrustment suits and verdicts is increasing, with large settlements being common and judgments often including punitive damages. The costs of developing and implementing a safety and risk program are minimal compared to the emotional and financial costs of negligent entrustment.

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FREE Webinar recording: What bankers need to know about cyber insurance 

Originally broadcast July 23, 2015, this cyber insurance webinar is now available for free for playback/download. Gain an understanding of cyber insurance basics, including key coverage components with claims examples. Recent industry changes as well as buying considerations are also reviewed. Click on "Read more" below for more details and to playback or download the presentation.

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