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Cyber Risks, Risk Management

European cyber insurance market now more friendly, says Marsh

June 20, 2024

Via: Reinsurance News

The European cyber insurance market has become much more friendly, with increased capacity per layer, significant overall capacity growth, removal of coverage restrictions, and more enhancements and innovative coverages available, according to Macarena Bandres, Cyber Placement Leader at Marsh Europe. […]


Risk Management, Trends

Proactive risk management key for 2024: Gallagher

June 17, 2024

Via: Reinsurance News

(Re)insurance broking group Gallagher’s new report highlights the necessity for businesses and communities to adopt proactive risk management strategies, in light of global uncertainties in 2024. The year is marked by the potential for civil unrest, terrorism, and political violence […]


News

Broadstone unveils Insurance, Regulatory & Risk Advisory division

June 3, 2024

Via: Reinsurance News

Broadstone, the independent pensions, employee benefits, investment and insurance consultancy, has launched its standalone Insurance, Regulatory & Risk Advisory division. According to the announcement, this proposition will service the life and non-life insurance sector including Lloyds and the London market, […]


Risk Management, Trends

Weather Hazards & Insurance Claims Considerations Across the US

May 30, 2024

Via: JD Supra

Every day, somewhere in the United States, some sort of hazardous weather is occurring. The vastness of the nation—from the Arctic Ocean coastline to the tropical beaches of the Florida Keys, to the mountain peaks of the Western United States, […]


Cyber Risks, Risk Management

Howden rolls out cyber insurance platform for SMEs

May 22, 2024

Via: Insurance Business

Global insurance intermediary group Howden has introduced a new cyber insurance platform aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises, simplifying the process of obtaining coverage. Targeted at businesses with revenues up to $250 million, the platform allows users to purchase cyber […]


Cyber Risks, Risk Management

Frequency of ransomware claims jumps 64% YoY, At-Bay

May 15, 2024

Via: Reinsurance News

The frequency of ransomware claims in the United States between 2022-2023 jumped by a staggering 64% year over year, which was was primarily driven by an explosion in “indirect” ransomware incidents which increased by more than 415% in 2023 than […]


InsurTech

Beat Capital Partners to Launch Credit Insurance Business, Naming Pike as CEO

April 16, 2024

Via: Insurance Journal

Beat Capital Partners, a London-based venture capital investor that focuses on the insurance industry, announced it is planning to launch a specialty and tech-enabled credit non-payment insurance underwriter. Called “Convergence,” the business is expected to underwrite through a Lloyd’s consortium, […]


Cyber Risks, Risk Management

Coalition Insurance Company opens quoting across the entire US

April 1, 2024

Via: Insurance Business

Active insurance pioneer Coalition has announced that its full-stack carrier, Coalition Insurance Company (CIC), is now quoting for its admitted cyber product across the entire US. Shawn Ram, Coalition’s head of insurance, said the move is part of the company’s […]


Cyber Risks, Risk Management

Chief Risk Officers Say Cybersecurity Most Pressing Risk: Survey

March 21, 2024

Via: Insurance Journal

In an inaugural EY/Institute of International Finance (IIF) global insurance risk management survey, cybersecurity was ranked as the highest concern for chief risk officers. CROs surveyed said the top five risk types or risk management types for the coming year […]


Cyber Risks, Risk Management

CyRisk launches Privacy Risk Insights Underwriting platform for cyber insurance industry

February 15, 2024

Via: Reinsurance News

CyRisk, an innovator in cyber risk management and data analytics, has introduced its latest solution, the Privacy Risk Insights Underwriting platform. Designed to meet the escalating demands of the cyber insurance sector amid a surge in privacy claims, this state-of-the-art […]


News

Mitsui Sumitomo reportedly to increase underwriting capacity in London to £3bn

February 15, 2024

Via: Reinsurance News

Japanese insurer Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance (MSI), owner of Lloyd’s of London underwriter MS Amlin, is investing in the UK hub as it announces its plans to increase its underwriting capacity to £3 billion in the next five years. According to […]


Regulatory / Legal

NCOIL committee adopts public adjuster standards model act

February 14, 2024

Via: Repairer Driven News

The National Council of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) Property & Casualty Insurance Committee has adopted an act that provides states with a template for making changes to public adjuster licensing code and other professional standards. The NCOIL Public Adjuster Professional Standards […]


Geo-Political, Risk Management

AM Best Says Losses from California Storms Largely Uninsured, Underinsured

February 9, 2024

Via: Insurance Journal

The economic losses from the latest round of California storms will be significant, with many of these losses may not be insured because only 2% of California residents have purchased flood insurance, David Blades, associate director, industry research and analytics, […]


Geo-Political, Risk Management

Wisconsin Governor Declares Flood Insurance Awareness Week

February 7, 2024

Via: Insurance Journal

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has proclaimed February 4-10, 2024, Flood Insurance Awareness Week in Wisconsin to recognize the state’s increasing flood risk and the importance of having appropriate insurance coverage. “Now is the time to prepare for spring flooding and […]


Risk Management, Trends

Viewpoint: 5 Global Insurance Trends You Need to Know About in 2024

February 6, 2024

Via: Insurance Journal

In the insurance world, 2024 brings forth many challenges and transformative trends. From the escalating global risks, such as climate change and cyber threats, to the evolving role of insurers as societal safety nets, the industry is on the brink […]


Regulatory / Legal

NYDFS Releases Circular Letter on Use of AI in Insurance Underwriting and Pricing

February 2, 2024

Via: JD Supra

On January 17, 2024, the New York State Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”) issued a proposed circular letter for comment regarding the “Use of Artificial Intelligence Systems and External Consumer Data and Information Sources in Insurance Underwriting and Pricing” (the […]


InsurTech

Descartes launches cyber risk parametric solution in France

February 1, 2024

Via: Reinsurance News

Insurtech Descartes has announced the launch of Cyber Shutdown Cover, a parametric solution dedicated to cyber risk in France. This new solution demonstrates the firm’s ambition to gradually extend its scope to emerging risks beyond just natural hazards. “Our research […]


Cyber Risks, Risk Management

Global Ransomware Attacks Reach Record High in 2023, Says Corvus

January 31, 2024

Via: Insurance Journal

Despite law enforcement actions, fourth quarter 2023 ransomware incidents still surpassed 2022 by nearly 70%, and the number of active ransomware groups grew by 34%. Corvus Insurance recently released its Q4 2023 Ransomware Report, featuring data collected from ransomware leak […]


Risk Management, Trends

Parametric insurance a valuable addition to climate risk management landscape: WRMS

January 25, 2024

Via: Reinsurance News

Parametric insurance is said to be significantly disrupting and complementing traditional insurance models across the climate industry, by offering innovative solutions that address the shortcomings of conventional approaches. In the face of climate-related risks, assessing and quantifying damages accurately can […]


Risk Management, Trends

Considerations for D&O Insurance in Light of the Changing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Legal Landscape

January 24, 2024

Via: JD Supra

After George Floyd’s death in May 2020, companies (including their directors and officers) are facing increasing liability exposure and scrutiny from both sides of the political aisle relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives. While coverage under a directors […]