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underwriting

Health insurance The process of determining a person's insurability in terms of life, liability, home, and other insurance policies and whether it will accept an application for insurance. See Field underwriting, Medical malpractice underwriting.
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We view the underwriting agreement as a formal endorsement for AIAP Qatar in Kuwait.
Commenting on the reasons for deciding to sign the underwriting agreement between their respective institutions, Mr.
Merton Segal, Meadowbrook's chairman, stated, "Connecticut Surety Corporation approached us with the idea of a joint underwriting agreement and premium transfer, because of their desire to find a partner to help them grow their core business.
In terms of the underwriting agreement, BSCM clients will pay DRDGOLD R86.
25 per share, subject to the conditions set forth in the Underwriting Agreement.
The offering is expected to close on Friday, September 29, 2006, subject to customary closing conditions contained in an underwriting agreement entered into between the parties.
The company and Phemus have entered into an Underwriting Agreement with S.
and The Chubb Corporation (NYSE: CB) have entered into an underwriting agreement under which Chubb will provide hull and liability coverages to Starr Aviation's general aviation clients and workers compensation coverage to its general and commercial aviation clients.