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Sony Faces Lawsuits After Data Breach

Sony Faces Lawsuits After Data Breach

In the wake of an embarrassing cyberattack, Sony employees have filed class actions.

 

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Are Risk Assessments Increasing Your Risks?

Are Risk Assessments Increasing Your Risks?

Poor understanding of risk assessments can lead to increased legal liability.

 

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How Not to Void Your Cyberinsurance Policy

How Not to Void Your Cyberinsurance Policy

Misrepresentations, warranties and exclusions in cyberrisk policies could result in coverage loss.

 
 

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Reassessing Your Cyberinsurance Coverage

In light of recent hacking incidents, a regular review and tune-up of insurance coverages, particularly cyberinsurance, is important.

 
The Bumpy Road to Automobile Autonomy

The Bumpy Road to Automobile Autonomy

As driverless vehicles become more common, the insurance industry’s ability to transfer and manage the risks will be vital.

 
Globalization Drives Top Risk Concerns

Globalization Drives Top Risk Concerns

A study reveals that businesses worry most about business interruption and supply chain risk.

 
Humanizing Workers Comp Claims

Humanizing Workers Comp Claims

A little compassion goes a long way toward reducing workers comp claim expenses.

 
Natural Catastrophe Losses Below Average in 2014

Natural Catastrophe Losses Below Average in 2014

Global natural disasters caused drastically lower economic and insured losses in 2014.

 
Cybersecurity’s Maginot Line

Cybersecurity’s Maginot Line

Corporate defenses against cyberattacks are proving almost entirely ineffective, with 96% of organizations across all industries experiencing breaches.

 
Hospitality’s Unwelcome Risks

Hospitality’s Unwelcome Risks

The very amenities that attract guests to a hotel, motel, resort or casino can also be the cause of injury, disease or even death.

 
The Price of Privacy

The Price of Privacy

Everyone’s privacy has a price.

 
Climate Change and its Impact on the Insurance Industry

Climate Change and its Impact on the Insurance Industry

Given that severe weather always has been a driver of property and casualty claims, it is no surprise that the insurance industry is carefully considering the impact of climate change.

 
Sea Change

Sea Change

With a $5 billion expansion, the Panama Canal is once again transforming the world of shipping, more than a century after its creation.

 
The Insurance Industry Responds to Climate Change Risk

The Insurance Industry Responds to Climate Change Risk

For insurers, the climate change debate is quickly becoming irrelevant as potentially catastrophic threats demand taking the subject very seriously.

 
Thirsty Business

Thirsty Business

Organizations increasingly adopt water management strategies to control costs and combat the looming threat of scarcity.

 
Overstepping Their Authority

Overstepping Their Authority

As regulatory actions increase, organizations are finding that regulators can be overzealous in their pursuit of justice.

 
P/C Pricing Inching Down for 2015

P/C Pricing Inching Down for 2015

After almost three years of premium increases, the property/casualty market may be softening.

 
Upswing in Construction Enhances Liability

Upswing in Construction Enhances Liability

Commercial construction may be on the rise, but so are contractors professional liability concerns.