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Sexual harassment: Are your commercial clients protected?

December 8, 2017 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

With a recent spate of sexual misconduct and workplace harassment complaints, commercial brokers need to make sure employment practices liability insurance covers legal defence costs arising from allegations of poor behaviour towards workers. Employees suing for harassment will sometimes name

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Cyber market ‘softer than ever,’ commercial property, general liability rates down in U.S. in Q2: CIAB

August 23, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Responses from brokers surveyed indicate commercial property insurance rates in the United States dropped an average of 3.6% during the three months ending June 30, with average premium pricing down 1.44% in cyber, in a market that is “softer than

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Combined ratio down 4.6 points at Axis Capital

July 28, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Axis Capital Holdings Ltd. reported Wednesday a 4.6-point improvement in its Q2 combined ratio, from 102.2% in the second quarter of 2016 to 97.6% in the latest quarter. Pembroke, Bermuda-based Axis Capital writes both reinsurance and commercial primary insurance worldwide

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U.S. professional liability market to remain robust in 2017, with competitive level for D&O and E&O businesses remaining heightened: A.M. Best

January 13, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The professional liability sector of the United States property and casualty insurance market will continue to be robust in 2017, with the competitive level for directors and officers (D&O) and errors and omissions (E&O) businesses specifically remaining heightened, A.M. Best

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Chubb releases new suite of liability coverages for family offices in Canada

November 8, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Chubb announced on Tuesday that it has released a new suite of insurance coverages to help family offices face liability exposures. “Family Office Amplifier is a flexible package of coverages that includes specialized terms and conditions that reflect today’s evolving

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Chubb introduces insurance product for private Canadian companies

July 18, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Chubb Ltd. announced on Monday that it has launched a modular insurance policy designed specifically for Canadian privately owned companies. ForeFront Portfolio addresses the broad range of liability risks faced by Canadian private companies in an increasingly risky and litigious