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4 Ways COVID-19 Will Change Cannabis and Insurance

One may not need to be able to read the cannabis leaves to divine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cannabis and insurance. Some good guesses from any insurance professional with their foot in the door of a dispensary, …

Early Cannabis Insurance Claims Experience Differs from Expectations

It’s still early, but claims experience thus far in the cannabis insurance market is encouraging, according to one leading writer. “So far, we’re optimistic that we’re going to see that our experience is going to be better than our other …

Expert Sees a ‘Strong Need’ for Insurance for Cannabis Industry

There’s “still a really strong need” for specialty insurance to cover cannabis businesses as well as medical professionals prescribing cannabis, according to an attorney who specializes in the sector. Ian Stewart, a partner in Wilson Elser and chair of the …

PLUS Experts: One of the Biggest Gaps in Cyber is Explaining it to Customers

What’s one of the biggest gaps in cyber? Good communication between the insurance industry and customers, who are in need of more than just products to help protect them from risks in the rapidly changing digital world. That was the …

2017 Predictions for Insurtech, Australia D&O & India Cyber Insurance, Part 2

Insurtech was an insurance buzzword in 2016 and that’s likely to continue next year when it will permeate almost every aspect of U.S. industry, according to a prediction from international law firm Clyde & Co. Clyde & Co.’s insurance team …