Markets/Coverages News

Chubb Broadens Cyber Enterprise Risk Management Products

Chubb has broadened its enterprise risk management options for Chubb commercial cyber policyholders in the United States and Canada. Two new policy forms, Cyber Enterprise Risk Management (Cyber ERM) and DigiTech Enterprise Risk Management (DigiTech ERM), combine cyber insurance with …

How Risks Change When Recreation Turns to Adventure

Vacationers and tourists are no longer content to sit and relax; they want adventure. The global adventure tourism market is forecast to grow by as much as 46 percent by 2020, according to the Global Adventure Tourism Market 2016-2020 report …

XL Catlin Adds Technology, Excess D&O Coverage for Design Professionals

XL Catlin has added two new enhancements to its professional liability insurance for architects, engineers and other design professionals in the US, including an expanded professional services definition and Principal Protector Coverage for qualifying firms. XL Catlin’s Design Professional team …

Beazley Expands Coverage for Social Engineering, Online Fraud Scams

Beazley has launched a new excess policy for the U.S. market that significantly expands the protection available to firms that fall victim to impersonation scams by fraudsters convincing employees to wire funds to external accounts. According to Beazley, this and …

CNA, Aon Affinity to Offer Malpractice Program for Dental Practices

CNA and Aon Affinity, the affinity business of Aon plc, have partnered to offer dental firms nationwide malpractice coverage to meet the evolving needs of dental practices. The coverage combines the experience of both firms in the dental malpractice insurance …

Ironshore’s Singapore Branch Introduces Legal Event Expense Cover

Ironshore Insurance Ltd., Singapore Branch, has introduced a specialty professional lines product that offers protection for after-the-event legal expenses to mitigate commercial litigation loss exposure. Ironshore’s after-the-event legal expenses product provides insurance against adverse costs awards in commercial litigation. The …

Panensky to Lead New Ironshore Computer Emergency Response Team

Ironshore Inc. has unveiled a Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) to manage cyber claims across all product lines. CERT-Ironshore is a dedicated computer response team comprised of cyber claims coordinators representing each specialty lines division. Howard Panensky will serve as …

Online Property Management Service Cozy Takes On Renters Insurance Market

The renters insurance market has been a hard nut to crack for the industry, but an insurance carrier and online rental service platform hope their partnership may be the secret to breaking through. Cozy, an online property management site for …

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Forms Global Contingency & Sports PA Team

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has created a global Contingency and Sports Personal Accident (PA) team and appointed Jonathan Cole as head Contingency and Sports PA, effective immediately. Cole will be responsible for expanding these lines of business across the four …

Pioneer Special Risk to Offer CPL Coverage Expansion For Specialty Contractors

Pioneer Special Risk has launched a new optional coverage expansion for specialty contractors that offers them the option of including incidental contractors pollution coverage, traditionally required as part of their client’s contractual terms, within the specialty contractor’s primary CGL policy. …