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Uncapped spending on catastrophic claims and sky-high price tags for specialty drugs top the list of key employee benefits issues impacting employers.
Global supply chains, cyber risk and unpredictable weather are just a few factors complicating business interruption risk.
Amped-up settlements and jury awards are creating upward pressure on the global liability market, while new technology offers an opportunity for insurers to be more proactive.
The U.S. economy is primed for a recession in 2020 or 2021, so says 82% of the investment chiefs at the world’s largest insurance companies.
It’s proving just as challenging for reporters to cover the nuances of cyber insurance as it is for carriers to underwrite it.
Email phishing is growing and has become so sophisticated that even tech giants Facebook and Google are susceptible to scams.
The inventor of the World Wide Web says we can do better with this connective platform. Insurance has an opportunity to do just that.
Tariffs, opposition from the fossil fuel industry and the vulnerability of supply chains for rare earth elements are all concerns for the renewable energy industry.
GDPR reinvented the way data is collected. Now, more robust covers are coming to market while companies engage their boards in cyber security.
Dockless electric scooter companies are taking over our cities, with 100 million riders in the past 12 months. Who is responsible, then, when someone gets hurt?
The cyber threat is big, growing fast. That’s the scary news. The good news is cyber insurance is taking off with most stand-alone policies paying out.
Cyber crime is hitting its stride, while global political tensions add complexity to an already challenging cyber security environment.
Coal-fired power plants are leaking pollutants like arsenic, lithium and chromium, and it begs the question, are insurers responsible for spill claims?
GDPR laws on privacy allow for fines of up to 4 percent of global revenue for data breaches, which could cost Facebook $2.2 billion and Google $5.4 billion.
European insurers have taken measures to withhold the backing of coal mines and other ventures that contribute to global warming. U.S.-based insurers have been less than outspoken on the topic.
A global ransomware attack could cause nearly $193 billion in economic loss, and only 14 percent would be covered by insurance.
Experts have developed a rating system for a newly studied weather phenomenon called atmospheric rivers — long, narrow collections of water vapor that cause rain and snow.
The number of weather disasters costing $1 billion or more is increasing at an alarming rate.
Economic pressures are leading to thieves becoming more innovative, particularly in the theft of food and beverage cargos.
Businesses will certainly want to insure catastrophe-related crop damage as well as keep supply chain coverage, but that could be difficult to insure as climate change continues its devastating wrath.