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U.S. D&O insurance pricing pressure to dampen performance: Fitch

April 13, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Market conditions are evolving in the directors’ and officers’ (D&O) liability insurance market in the United States, with merger and acquisition activity in 2015 facilitating greater market concentration, according to a new report from Fitch Ratings. The report, titled U.S.

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Construction contractors who subcontract design work could take on more E&O liability risk: Chubb

March 31, 2016 by Greg Meckbach

Construction contractors involved in design-build projects take on additional professional liability exposure, while building information modelling software and employees storing data on wireless mobile devices can create cyber liability exposure, Chubb Ltd. suggests in a paper released Thursday. “Under the

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Insurer launches ransomware solution following hefty increase in criminal-related cyber losses

March 23, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Chubb’s Global Cyber Risk Practice has launched a service to help policyholders with ransomware attacks in the wake of a 430% hike in the insurer’s criminal-related cyber losses over the past five years. “Chubb’s new cyber extortion solution can immediately