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Antony Ireland is a London-based financial journalist. He can be reached at [email protected]
Insurtech providers are facilitating a more efficient insurance market for both buyers and sellers. Brokers must stay ahead of the learning curve to remain competitive.
The biggest risk for many companies is a cyber attack to a third-party data vendor. Insurers are taking note, but gaps in cover remain.
Once the darling of the P&C world, commercial auto is now its problem child. Faced with escalating losses, insurers have no choice but to continue to raise rates and write smarter.
From gaps in coverage to confusing terminology and hidden exclusions, choosing the right stand-alone cyber policy is a complex and challenging process.
A study concludes that stress at work increases the likelihood of worker injury.
Discerning insurance buyers and their brokers increasingly seek specialist wordings from a professional liability community that is desperate to differentiate.
To fill a technical talent gap, specialty operators must convince the next generation — and talent from outside the industry — of the appeal of writing non-standard insurance.
Parametric weather products offer event organizers improved protection of revenues in an increasingly unpredictable climate.
Cell captives are innovating, and some risk managers use them to drive business relationships.
From fire risk to defective counterfeits, lithium-ion batteries present insurers and risk managers with a variety of property and liability challenges.
The next generation of connected safety wearables could mark a new era in workplace safety and insurance – but only if the data they produce is harnessed in the right way.
Last year’s Germanwings disaster brought pilot mental health issues into the aviation spotlight.
Many small and mid-size businesses underestimate their exposure to supply chain disruption.
The insurance industry faces a long and arduous claims process for last year’s devastating Tianjin Port disaster.
Owner control of insurance and project safety was vital to the success of Denver’s commuter rail project.
Practitioners urge the professional liability markets to throw off an ‘antiquated mindset.’
Until the marijuana industry is federally decriminalized, banks and most insurers will remain on the sidelines.
When hackers steal data and publish it online, the financial and reputation repercussions can be severe.
Many coastal U.S. cities are sinking, while sea levels are rising. Commercial property owners may be more exposed to flood risk than they realize.
Specialist insurer Beazley is the latest underwriter to attempt to combat so-called ‘social engineering’ cyber scams.