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Court Shields Developers From Terrorism-Related Damages in 9/11 Case

A federal appeals court in New York has given developers and builders of high-rises and other buildings added protection from lawsuits over property losses linked to terrorism, in a case stemming from the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. A divided panel …

On 9/11 Anniversary, a Call to Renew Federal Terrorism Insurance

On today’s anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack against the United States, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) joined with citizens across the country in remembering those whose lives were lost and the sacrifices that were made. …

Security Analysts Warn About Terrorism Risk After Fukushima Meltdown

Japan’s Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant, whose 2011 meltdowns dislocated 160,000 people, may provide a new blueprint for terrorists seeking to inflict mass disruption, security analysts said at a United Nations meeting. The UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency convened a week-long …

Ironshore International Launches Terrorist Coverage for High-Profile Events

Ironshore International has launched an insurance product that responds to the heightened risk exposure associated with high-profile events.  The new product, “SecurEvent,” is a single broad form policy that offers a suite of coverage protection, including broad form contingency, general …

Terrorism & Political Violence Map: Aon Risk Solutions

The continued threat of a terrorist attack or political violence worldwide persists and is not going away anytime soon. Despite 19 countries showing improved terrorism and political violence ratings, according to Aon’s 2013 Terrorism and Political Violence Map, 44 percent …

Terrorism Risk Still a Concern in Insurer Ratings: S&P

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services said it continues to view terrorism risk as a critical component in its assessment of an insurer’s financial strength, more than 10 years after the events of Sept. 11, 2001. In a report titled, “Ten …