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The State of the Employment Practices Liability Insurance Market

by  Frank Huang | April 2022 Originally published in PEO Insider (April 2022). Reproduced with permission of the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations. One of the trends over the last 12 to 24 months has been the hardening employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) market. Companies that may be accustomed to focusing on workers’ compensation … Continue reading The State of the Employment Practices Liability Insurance Market »

Constructive Collateral Conversations Part 3:  How to Help Both Insureds and Insurers Simultaneously

by Frank Huang & Jeff Adcock | December 3, 2021 Discontent related to the collateral requirements from large deductible and other alternative risk programs are felt by both the insured company and the insurance company.  In the first article, we suggested ways for the insured to minimize such discontent, and we did the same for … Continue reading Constructive Collateral Conversations Part 3:  How to Help Both Insureds and Insurers Simultaneously »

Constructive Collateral Conversations Part 2: Insurance Company Pain Points

by Frank Huang & Jeff Adcock | December 3, 2021 As introduced in our first blog in this series, collateral requirements for large deductible and other alternative programs can be a source of frustration for both sides of the transaction.  Although it can seem like the insured experiences the larger portion of dissatisfaction, there are … Continue reading Constructive Collateral Conversations Part 2: Insurance Company Pain Points »

Constructive Collateral Conversations Part 1: Insured Company Pain Points

by Frank Huang & Jeff Adcock | December 3, 2021 The quote “in this world, nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes” has been attributed to Ben Franklin at times. Collateral requirements can be added to death and taxes as well for many types of workers’ compensation insurance programs, most notably … Continue reading Constructive Collateral Conversations Part 1: Insured Company Pain Points »

PEO Risk Management & Insurance Issues

by Frank Huang | November 23, 2021 Originally published in PEO Insider (November 2021). Reproduced with permission of the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations. At the end of 2020, management consulting firm McKinsey & Company surveyed 899 C-suite executives about the impacts of the pandemic on business operations. One of their conclusions was that … Continue reading PEO Risk Management & Insurance Issues »

Merlinos Attends 2021 NAPEO Conference

Our own Frank Huang, the PEO Actuary, will be leading a roundtable discussion on workers’ compensation reserves at the 2021 NAPEO Annual Conference and Marketplace in San Antonio, September 26-29. Learn more about our PEO consulting services here.

Merlinos & Associates Partners with Gradient AI to offer State-of-the-Art Artificial Intelligence and Expert Actuarial and Insurance Industry Consulting Services

Gradient AI, the leading enterprise software provider of artificial intelligence solutions in the insurance industry, recently announced that it has partnered with Merlinos & Associates to incorporate state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) solutions with expert actuarial and insurance industry consulting services. Layering Merlinos & Associates’ expert consulting services on top of Gradient’s … Continue reading Merlinos & Associates Partners with Gradient AI to offer State-of-the-Art Artificial Intelligence and Expert Actuarial and Insurance Industry Consulting Services »

Insight Into PEO Vulnerability via Stress Testing

by Frank Huang and Rob Comeau | August 4, 2021 Originally published in PEO Insider (August 2021). Reproduced with permission of the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations. Stress testing is intense and thorough testing to determine the stability of an organization, its systems, and its critical infrastructure. Stress testing can be done deliberately by … Continue reading Insight Into PEO Vulnerability via Stress Testing »