Insurance commissioner saga is a sideshow at industry conference in Tampa (Tampa Bay Times)

Between a Florida Cabinet meeting Tuesday and another special Cabinet meeting Friday, the drama over picking a new state insurance commissioner is shifting momentarily from Tallahassee to Tampa today. Many of the key players in the political saga, including outgoing Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty, are in Tampa for the inaugural conference of the Florida Association…

The Florida Association for Insurance Reform hosts an industry conference on the role of Catastrophe Reinsurance and a Wind Exposed Region (Florida Politics – Sunburn blog)

The Florida Association for Insurance Reform hosts an industry conference on the role of Catastrophe Reinsurance and a Wind Exposed Region. Expected to attend are several contenders for Commissioner of the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, including Ray Blacklidge, who is scheduled to give an antitrust statement. Outgoing insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty will give the…

Who’s Who of Florida insurance industry will headline FAIR conference (Press Release)

“The Role of Catastrophe Reinsurance in a Wind Exposed Region” to be held April 28 in Tampa Fort Lauderdale, FL – Top executives from Florida’ insurance industry will share their insights with leaders from reinsurance and ratings agencies, market and financial analysts, and other industry experts at the Florida Association for Insurance Reform’s (FAIR) inaugural…

Insurance reform group wants SEC probe of hedge fund manager’s comments (Sun Sentinel)

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL. March 30, 2016. An insurance reform group is asking the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate a hedge fund manager’s November “short pitch,” which immediately preceded a 31 percent decline in the stock price of a Fort Lauderdale-based insurance company. Anthony Bozza, founder of Lakewood Capital, made false, incomplete or misleading statements…