Insurance

Insurers Against Climate Change

Insurers Against Climate Change

A century ago, the insurance industry pushed society to protect itself against fire and earthquakes. Now it must do the same for climate change.

 
Managing Trade Credit Risk

Managing Trade Credit Risk

More and more — and smaller and smaller — exporters should consider insurance to protect against default.

 
Protecting the Priceless

Protecting the Priceless

Fine art — buying it, moving it, storing it, displaying it — presents nouveau risks that require a creative touch.

 
The D&O Flashpoints for Libor-Related Insurance Claims

The D&O Flashpoints for Libor-Related Insurance Claims

Fallout from the recent Libor manipulation scandal could have important implications for your D&O coverage.

 
How Do You Compare? Benchmarking Your Insurance Program

How Do You Compare? Benchmarking Your Insurance Program

See how you stack up against your peers and industry standards.

 
The Long Journey to Equilibrium in the P/C Insurance Market

The Long Journey to Equilibrium in the P/C Insurance Market

In the past, the market has swung sharply from underpricing to overpricing. Today, it is reaching equilibrium.

 
Chopped Chef

Chopped Chef

Celebrity chefs have become big business. Not having adequate disability insurance can be a recipe for disaster.

 
The New Normal: The P/C Insurance Market Finds Its Balance

The New Normal: The P/C Insurance Market Finds Its Balance

Current rate changes in the insurance market do not signify a hard market. They mark the beginning of a new future.

 
A Universe Full of Risk

A Universe Full of Risk

Insurance has provided one small step for the industry, one giant leap for managing space exploration risk.

 
The Healthy Firming of the Insurance Market

The Healthy Firming of the Insurance Market

Despite the upward pricing trend, few would be willing to categorize this as a hard insurance market. It is something altogether different.

 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Claims

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Claims

With increasing FCPA enforcement, companies must be protected. Tailored D&O policies are a good place to start.

 
Insurance Coverage in the Absence of Property Damage

Insurance Coverage in the Absence of Property Damage

Some property insurance policies provide coverage for losses of business income even when there is no property damage at all.

 
Insurance Does Good

Insurance Does Good

Philanthropy, volunteer work and social outreach by the industry is plentiful, but targeted giving could do more.

 
Grading State Insurance Commissions

Grading State Insurance Commissions

Connecticut and Mississippi each received an “A,” but the news wasn’t so good throughout the rest of the nation. The average insurance commission grade was a “D+.”

 
Insurers to Hire in 2012

Insurers to Hire in 2012

More companies now say they expect to increase staff than at any time since before Lehman Brothers collapsed in September 2008.