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Date: 06.14.17

Guest Article: “What Can Be Done About Lone Wolf Terrorist Threat” By Jeffrey D. Simon

Georgetown Journal of International Affairs Originally published on their website on April 4, 2017 As President Donald Trump and his administration formulate their plans to combat terrorism, they will discover that dealing with the threat of lone wolf terrorism will prove to be the most difficult and frustrating part of any counterterrorism policy. Traditional counterterrorism measures—such as military, economic, and diplomatic actions—will not work against the individual terrorist. Neither will travel bans from various countries, since lone wolf attacks are equally likely to originate from individuals already residing in the United States as they are to originate from recent immigrants. A U.S. Department of Homeland Security draft document found that more than half of the eighty-two individuals inspired by a foreign terrorist group to perpetrate or attempt a terrorist attack in the United States were American citizens born in the States. Read Full Article:

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Date: 06.07.17

Ironshore International Names William Lewis to Lead Australia Operations

Ironshore International has named William Lewis to Managing Director of Ironshore Australia Pty Limited (IAPL) to be based in the Sydney office. Mr. Lewis, a private equity attorney, is a specialist in private equity transactions, tax structuring and insurance, advising private equity firms in London, Australia and New Zealand. Prior to the appointment, Mr. Lewis was Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, Ironshore Asia Pacific, responsible for overseeing M&A business lines throughout the region, including Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo. He reports to Hui Yun Boo, Managing Director, Ironshore Asia Pacific.

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Date: 05.30.17

Ironshore International Enhances Mergers & Acquisitions and Tax Consortia Offerings

Ironshore International’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Tax Insurance unit has enhanced its consortium programs to meet client and broker demand for larger, streamlined, limits for this class of dedicated specialty coverage. Ironshore will increase its Mergers & Acquisitions Consortium capacity to £100 million, up from its current limit of £78.5 million, effective immediately. The specialty unit is also announcing a new Tax Consortium with initial capacity of £40 million. Both Consortia will be able to write in combination with Ironshore’s Bermudian platform for global risks in order to further increase total available capacity. This will allow Ironshore to provide total M&A capacity of up to £150 million and total Tax Insurance capacity of up to £65 million on any one risk.

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Date: 05.30.17

Ironshore Appoints Russell Fisher to Lead Political Risk/Trade Credit Business Lines in London

Ironshore Inc. announced the appointment of Russell Fisher as Vice President of Political Risk and Trade Credit to underwrite European business lines, based in London. Mr. Fisher has more than 20 years’ experience as a specialist in trade credit and risk analysis for international finance and trade credit markets. He will report to Don Asadorian, Senior Vice President of Political Risks and Trade Credit, within Ironshore’s global Political Risk platform.

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Date: 05.16.17

Liberty Mutual Acquisition of Ironshore Brings Immediate Benefits to Commercial Insurance Brokers and Buyers

Liberty Mutual’s National Insurance operation has partnered with the insurer’s recently acquired Ironshore subsidiary to introduce two new offerings that make it easier for brokers to better meet their clients’ needs for core and professional coverages.

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2017 News

Date: 06.14.17

Guest Article: "What Can Be Done About Lone Wolf Terrorist Threat” By Jeffrey D. Simon

Traditional counterterrorism measures—such as military, economic, and diplomatic actions—will not work against the individual terrorist.

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Date: 05.09.17

Ironshore’s Kelley Enthused by Liberty Acquisition

Combining Liberty Mutual’s standard line depth and Ironshore’s underwriting expertise bodes well, he says.

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Date: 02.16.17

Ten Questions for Dan Olmsted

A private client executive with Ironshore looks for strong building codes and building code enforcement when underwriting high net worth homes.

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Date: 01.30.17

XL Catlin Rises to Top of Annual Advisen Pacesetter Ranking

By Leslie Jose-Castillo, Advisen

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Date: 01.19.17

Ironshore Expands High Net Worth Homeowners Coverage Into New York

Ironshore Private Insurance Portfolio, a customized policy providing property and liability coverage for homes valued in excess of $1 million, will be underwritten on an admitted basis in New York.

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