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Understanding the Risk of “Immutable” Blockchain Applications

Understanding the Risk of “Immutable” Blockchain Applications

Blockchain has some powerful advantages, but a database that cannot be edited and software that cannot be turned off present unique and potentially troubling risks. 

 
Risk Transfer Considerations for Public Projects

Risk Transfer Considerations for Public Projects

Risk managers embarking on public projects should carefully analyze their risk transfer program to ensure that they are not disappointed in the event of a loss.

 
Property Insurance Allocation When Storms Strike Back-to-Back

Property Insurance Allocation When Storms Strike Back-to-Back

The allocation of multiple occurrences of property damage and business interruption losses is necessary to maximize insurance recovery, rebuild damaged property and resume a policyholder’s business operations.

 
A Pandora’s Box of Cyberrisks

A Pandora’s Box of Cyberrisks

While 21st century innovations have brought about great advancements in communication and real-time business decision-making, this cutting-edge tech has also created new opportunities for theft. 

 
Employment Practices Liability Insurance and the #MeToo Movement

Employment Practices Liability Insurance and the #MeToo Movement

Although there are many hurdles to securing coverage for sexual harassment and other employee claims, insurance policies are a critical source for financial support in such cases.

 
Getting a Handle on Handheld Risks

Getting a Handle on Handheld Risks

The explosion of mobile and social media risks has had significant implications for insurance coverage.

 
Insuring Marine Cargo Against Fraudulent Documentation

Insuring Marine Cargo Against Fraudulent Documentation

Commercial shipping faces a new and daunting set of technological exposures, including the computer-enabled falsification of shipping documents

 
A Guide to Transaction Liability Insurance

A Guide to Transaction Liability Insurance

Buyers purchase R&W insurance to limit the seller’s liability for potential breaches of the representations and warranties in a securities purchase agreement.

 
The Environmental Impact of Hurricanes

The Environmental Impact of Hurricanes

Managing the risks associated with severe weather events, including the immediate and latent pollution unleashed by natural disasters, is a huge challenge.

 
Understanding Post-Storm Business Interruption Coverage

Understanding Post-Storm Business Interruption Coverage

Businesses suffering from supply chain disruptions after this season’s storms should look to their property insurance policies for contingent business interruption coverage.

 
Key Considerations for Cyberrisk Coverage

Key Considerations for Cyberrisk Coverage

A number of insurance policy provisions can help ensure adequate protection from cyber losses.

 
Timing is Everything In Crime Insurance Claims

Timing is Everything In Crime Insurance Claims

Even the most carefully crafted crime coverage may have no value if policyholders wait until it is too late to take action against dishonest employees or dissembling insurance companies.

 
Three Issues for Captives When Arbitrating Reinsurance Disputes

Three Issues for Captives When Arbitrating Reinsurance Disputes

Captives involved in reinsurance disputes should take proactive measures both to forestall disputes and to ensure that they take place on a level playing field.

 
Three Tips for Avoiding the Non-Disclosure Defense in Trade Credit Insurance Claims

Three Tips for Avoiding the Non-Disclosure Defense in Trade Credit Insurance Claims

For trade credit policyholders, the best way to avoid disputes over insurance claims requires a three-pronged approach.

 
10 Insurance Tips to Help Manage Construction Risk

10 Insurance Tips to Help Manage Construction Risk

Tips for obtaining the proper insurance coverage to protect against construction risks.