ISO Expands Online Educational Seminar Offerings to Customers Through Second-Half 2003

E-Commerce, Internet, and Kidnap/Ransom & Extortion Coverage among Topics

JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 7, 2003 — Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) has expanded its offering of web-based educational seminars to customers on a wide range of ISO products and services through the rest of this year.

ISO kicked off the series in January with a seminar on terrorism loss costs, rating and coverage issues in response to the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002.

Insurance customers must register in advance for these free interactive seminars. Registered participants will be able to view seminar contents on their computers and hear expert commentary by telephone. They can also ask questions of ISO's risk and insurance experts and participate in discussions.

Key topics in the expanded seminar series include Internet coverage, additional insured issues,hurricane modeling, ZIP code–based territories, the alternate personal auto class plan, kidnap/ransom and extortion (KR&E) coverage, and coverage changes.

ISO participating insurers can register online for the educational seminars at Additional information on the seminars can also be obtained by calling ISO Customer Service toll-free at 800-888-4476 or sending an e-mail to

ISO Web Seminar Topics

Understanding UM/UIM Time Limitations and
Upcoming Commercial Auto Multistate Changes

Breadth of the ISO Market Segments Program

Commercial Auto ZIP Code–Based Territories

AIR Hurricane Model

Commercial Auto Basic Limits Changes

Providing Kidnap/Ransom & Extortion Coverage

Additional Insured and Contractual Liability Issues

Garage Service Risk Changes

Rating the CGL Policy

Rating Commercial Property

Alternate Personal Auto Class Plan

Using the Inland Marine Handbook

E-Commerce and CGL Damage to Data

ISO's New Internet Coverage














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