Insurance

Price Cuts Near Breaking Point

Price Cuts Near Breaking Point

The catastrophe insurance market is so well capitalized that it would take a major loss event to spur a dramatic change in soft market conditions.

 
The Property/Casualty Market in 2011

The Property/Casualty Market in 2011

Rates remain favorable for insurance buyers. So enjoy the soft market now—before it disappears.

 
From Trash to Cash

From Trash to Cash

If you bought general liability coverage before 1985, you may be able to sell back your policy.

 
Lessons from the Great Fire of 1906

Lessons from the Great Fire of 1906

More than a century ago, the flames in San Francisco were extinguished. But the coverage debate raged on.

 
Clinical Trial Insurance in South Korea

Clinical Trial Insurance in South Korea

Companies are flocking to Korea for clinical trials, but the insurance landscape there poses new risks.

 
CIOs as CEOs

CIOs as CEOs

When people think of business leaders, CIOs aren’t the first to come to mind. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

 
The ABCs of Employment Practices Liability Insurance Coverage

The ABCs of Employment Practices Liability Insurance Coverage

To insulate themselves from legal damage, policyholders must understand EPLI basics.

 
Regulatory Uncertainty and Insurance

Regulatory Uncertainty and Insurance

Will more regulation equal better regulation?

 
The Evolving Impact of Self-Insured Retentions and Deductibles

The Evolving Impact of Self-Insured Retentions and Deductibles

As a growing numbers of insureds elect to control more of their insurance costs by increasing self-insured retentions and deductibles, a variety of issues have begun to emerge.

 
A Matter of Trust

A Matter of Trust

If an insurance buyer can’t trust her broker, who can she trust?

 
The Rocky Relationship of Risk Managers and Insurance Brokers

The Rocky Relationship of Risk Managers and Insurance Brokers

Insurance buyers and brokers don’t always see eye to eye.

 
Data Privacy in an Online World

Data Privacy in an Online World

As social networking sites have taken off, data privacy has become more vulnerable.

 
Cry, the Beloved Country

Cry, the Beloved Country

Why isn’t microinsurance taking off in Africa?

 
Hard Times, Soft Market

Hard Times, Soft Market

One of the only positives of the so-called “Great Recession”? A continued soft market.

 
Sidestepping Insanity: The 2010 P/C Market Mid-Year Review

Sidestepping Insanity: The 2010 P/C Market Mid-Year Review

Even during a soft market, we know the hard market is inevitable. It’s the same thing that has happened over and over again and, as Einstein said, expecting anything else is the definition of insanity.