Insurance

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.

 
The Devil in the Details

The Devil in the Details

Exploiting psychology more than technology, social engineering fraud has become one of the fastest-growing corporate crime threats.

 
Buyer’s Market: Favorable P/C Insurance Pricing Expected Through 2016

Buyer’s Market: Favorable P/C Insurance Pricing Expected Through 2016

While property/casualty insurance rates remain low, uncertainty over cyberrisk coverage and potential catastrophe losses looms.

 
Record Heat Fuels Climate Change Concerns

Record Heat Fuels Climate Change Concerns

Amid landmark temperatures, nations look to mitigate the mounting dangers of climate change.

 
5 Insurance Tips for Emerging Companies

5 Insurance Tips for Emerging Companies

These key best practices will help any new company establish an insurance program.

 
M&As on the Rise in the Insurance Industry

M&As on the Rise in the Insurance Industry

The ongoing soft market has sparked an increase in insurer merger and acquisition activity.

 
Pros and Cons of Public Agency Captives

Pros and Cons of Public Agency Captives

Public entities that are having difficulty accessing certain coverages may want to consider forming captives.

 
6 Tips to Reduce the Risk of Social Engineering Fraud

6 Tips to Reduce the Risk of Social Engineering Fraud

While it is impossible to eliminate the threat of social engineering fraud, there are several easy—and often inexpensive—ways businesses can reduce the risks.

 
Managing Risk in the Administration of Employee Benefits

Managing Risk in the Administration of Employee Benefits

Administering employee benefits programs can expose companies to the risk of lawsuits for errors and omissions.

 
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.

 
Year In Risk 2015

Year In Risk 2015

Some of the year’s biggest events have lasting implications for the future of risk management.

 
Understanding Social Risk Insurance

Understanding Social Risk Insurance

Effective social and political risk analysis can help companies develop better, more proactive insurance strategies.

 
Planning for Water Shortages

Planning for Water Shortages

Multi-year droughts may be part of a new normal that requires businesses to plan ahead for water shortages.

 
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.

 
Scratching the Surface: The Animas River Spill and the Risks of Abandoned Mines

Scratching the Surface: The Animas River Spill and the Risks of Abandoned Mines

The Animas River spill highlights the environmental and regulatory risks posed by thousands of abandoned mines across the country.