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Buying a Company? Take a Look at its Insurance Portfolio

Buying a Company? Take a Look at its Insurance Portfolio

Analysis of a potential acquisition or merger partner’s historic insurance portfolio is an essential, if too often overlooked, aspect of M&A due diligence.

 
Drones May Expose Property Owners to Increased Liability

Drones May Expose Property Owners to Increased Liability

As the use of drones becomes more widespread, so does the risk of liability stemming from drone-related accidents.

 
Matching Your EPLI to Your Actual Employment Risks

Matching Your EPLI to Your Actual Employment Risks

Companies need to understand the nature of employment practices liability insurance and how it applies to emerging trends in employment litigation.

 
Adjusting Insurance Coverage to Meet Shifting Cyberattack Risks

Adjusting Insurance Coverage to Meet Shifting Cyberattack Risks

An insurance program must account for both first- and third-party cyberrisks.

 
Resisting Insurer Attempts to Recoup D&O Defense Costs

Resisting Insurer Attempts to Recoup D&O Defense Costs

Courts have often ruled that some of the ways that insurers have tried to recoup D&O costs are not permitted.

 
The Broadening Scope of Pollution Legal Liability Insurance

The Broadening Scope of Pollution Legal Liability Insurance

Now that pollution legal liability policies are widening the scope of potential coverage, issues of notice and disclosure are the likeliest flashpoints for coverage disputes.

 
Identifying Insurance Coverage for Riot Damage

Identifying Insurance Coverage for Riot Damage

Policyholders facing losses due to civil unrest should work diligently to identify potentially responsive insurance coverage.

 
Ensuring Insurance Recovery After a Hurricane Loss

Ensuring Insurance Recovery After a Hurricane Loss

Seven tips to help policyholder resolve disaster insurance claims.

 
Preparing for Disaster: A 12-Step Program for the Practical Policyholder

Preparing for Disaster: A 12-Step Program for the Practical Policyholder

To prepare for disaster, policyholders must learn to think more like insurance companies.

 
Reassessing Your Cyberinsurance Coverage

Reassessing Your Cyberinsurance Coverage

In light of recent hacking incidents, a regular review and tune-up of insurance coverages, particularly cyberinsurance, is important.

 
Climate Change and its Impact on the Insurance Industry

Climate Change and its Impact on the Insurance Industry

Given that severe weather always has been a driver of property and casualty claims, it is no surprise that the insurance industry is carefully considering the impact of climate change.

 
Insurance Coverage for Risks Associated with the Ebola Outbreak

Insurance Coverage for Risks Associated with the Ebola Outbreak

Prudent measures to mitigate potential financial losses stemming from Ebola or other infectious disease outbreaks should include a review of existing insurance coverage.

 
Overcoming One-Sided Insurance Policy Arbitration Agreements

Overcoming One-Sided Insurance Policy Arbitration Agreements

Insurance policy arbitration clauses often contain conditions that stack the deck against policyholders in a dispute with their insurance companies.

 
Securing Insurance for Cyberbreach Investigations

Securing Insurance for Cyberbreach Investigations

Insurance can help offset the enormous costs of a data breach investigation.

 
The Quest for Quality Insurance Company Claims Handling

The Quest for Quality Insurance Company Claims Handling

The are certain steps that policyholders can take to ensure their claims will be paid.