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Nicole Mangino Joins Oswald Companies as Practice Leader, Architects & Engineers Practice

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CLEVELAND – May 4, 2022 – Oswald Companies, one of the country’s largest independent insurance brokerage and risk management firms, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Mangino to Practice Leader of the firm’s Architects & Engineers Practice. Mangino brings more than 16 years of experience in the insurance industry…

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Tips on Leveraging Bank Financing to Pay Life Insurance Premiums

Life insurance, given that it could provide tens of millions of dollars tax-free at someone’s death, should warrant the same consideration and attention as any high-value asset. As such, financing the premiums for a large acquisition of life insurance should be considered. Many families use life insurance as an asset…

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Supporting Your Employees’ Mental Health is Good For Business

In March 2020, when we were first made aware of the threat of COVID-19 and were told to stay home, most of us thought we would be there for a couple of weeks and things would be back to normal. Instead, a couple of weeks turned into a couple of…

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[On-Demand Webinar] New Long-Term Care Act and Legislation Update

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST (Password: longterm22!) Washington state implemented the first public Long-Term Care (LTC) option funded through a new payroll tax in January of 2022. Twelve other states are looking to mandate a similar plan. This may rush companies into compliance without a solid understanding of their options. Compliance timelines…

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An Insurance Program That Brings Transparency and Control

Insurance for yourself or your business is typically one of the last things that most individuals want to spend time or money on. However, we all know it is necessary, especially in these uncertain times. The world of insurance continues to evolve, where emerging risks bring new challenges. These evolving…

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Long-Term Care Act to Expand Outside of Washington

Kerryn Limongi

Washington state implemented the first public Long-Term Care (LTC) option* funded through a new payroll tax, and other states are looking to mandate a similar plan. California, which is leading the next wave of publicly funded LTC options, may only give employers 24 hours to comply and is expected to…

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Oswald Companies Continues Growth in Cincinnati With New Corporate Investment and Local Acquisition

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CINCINNATI – April 25, 2022 – Oswald Companies, one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokerage firms, announced today it has acquired Cincinnati-based Gulick Roberts Group, LLC. Financial terms of this acquisition were not disclosed. Gulick Roberts Group, based in Madeira, was founded by insurance executive Jim Gulick in 2017,…

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Preparing For New Mandatory Cyber Reporting Rules

Lacy Rex and Steven G. Stransky

Lacy Rex of Oswald Companies and Steven G. Stransky of Thompson Hine recently published on Law360 an article, “Preparing For New Mandatory Cyber Reporting Rules,” which can be accessed in full here. On March 15, 2022, The Cybersecurity Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act of 2022 (CIRCIA) was signed into…

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Oswald Continues to Expand Geographic Footprint; Opens New Office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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CLEVELAND– April 11, 2022 – Oswald Companies, in its 129th year of business, announces expansion into office space located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In addition to its Cleveland headquarters, Oswald has full-service branches in Akron, Cincinnati, Columbus, Detroit, Medina and Toledo. “To lead these efforts, we are extremely pleased to appoint…

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Property & Casualty State of the Market: Spring 2022

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While the hard market is not over, and areas of immediate concern certainly exist, there are signs of relief on the horizon. While rates increased across the board to close out 2021, price hikes were less severe than those observed earlier in the hard market cycle. These positive trends have…

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