Insurance companies are slow to pay out for settlement costs — if they agree to pay at all. Here are some ways to improve the odds.
Insurance has a crummy reputation — but it may be improving.
The rise of claims-made policies and prior-knowledge exclusions encourages companies to disclose potential problems to insurers.
China heads a list of countries that are underinsured by an estimated $168 billion a year.
A new book from the Independent Institute examines the state vs. federal regulatory debate and makes a convincing case for reform
Microinsurance has grown exponentially in recent years as insurers find ways to serve the poorest populations.
Cloud computing offers major benefits but also presents new challenges to data security.
Insurance prices are going up in 2013, but underlying market forces will prevent a shift to a traditional hard market.
Until Hurricane Sandy, 2012 was a year of recovery for the property insurance sector with losses far below those of 2011.
As the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy brought home, natural disasters can imperil even the most rock-solid businesses.
A recent California Supreme Court decision clarifies the full extent to which policyholders facing long-tail environmental claims can tap into their historic policies to help pay for those costs.
A century ago, the insurance industry pushed society to protect itself against fire and earthquakes. Now it must do the same for climate change.
More and more — and smaller and smaller — exporters should consider insurance to protect against default.
Fine art — buying it, moving it, storing it, displaying it — presents nouveau risks that require a creative touch.
Fallout from the recent Libor manipulation scandal could have important implications for your D&O coverage.