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NAS Expands Cyber Liability Policy to Include Breach Prevention Services

NAS Insurance Services, LLC has updated its commercial cyber liability insurance policy NetGuard Plus to now include support services designed to help companies evaluate, prepare, and protect themselves from ever-evolving cyber threats. The expanded components of the NAS cyber policy …

Beazley Launches GDPR Helpline for UK Policyholders

Beazley has partnered with international law firm DAC Beachcroft to launch a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) helpline for its Beazley Breach Response (BBR) policyholders in the UK. The new GDPR regulations, which take effect May 25, 2018, could lead …

Travelers Enhances Workers’ Comp Claims Platform for Injured Employees

The Travelers Companies, Inc. has added new digital capabilities to its “MyTravelers for Injured Employees” workers’ compensation claims platform designed to improve the claim experience for injured employees. The company’s web-based and mobile-friendly self-service tool for workers compensation claims now …

Insurers Broadening Architects, Engineers Liability Coverage: Survey

While the market for architects and engineers professional liability insurance remains intensely competitive, many insurers providing this coverage are weighing new policy enhancements that offer expanded protection. A new survey by insurance broker Ames & Gough finds some insurers are …

K&K Insurance Launches Program for eSports Teams, Events

K&K Insurance Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Aon plc has launched a new insurance program designed for the emerging market of eSports teams and events. Coverage offered includes sanctioned events, office premises, scheduled premises of the eSport team practices, participation …

ProSight Specialty Kicks Off Direct Sales Platform With Online Offering for DJs

ProSight Specialty Insurance (ProSight) has launched ProSight Direct, an online sales platform that allows potential insureds purchase insurance coverage through a simplified application. Because of ProSight’s experience in the live entertainment segment, it has kicked off the new Direct platform …

Business Risk Partners Teams With Aspen on Agents Professional Liability Coverage

Program administrator Business Risk Partners (BRP) has released an expanded professional liability form for insurance agents and brokers through Aspen American Insurance Co., part of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited. The policy targets a range of insurance agents and brokers – …

Ensurance UK Launches Combined Construction Liability Product

Ensurance UK Ltd., the niche construction and engineering managing general agent (MGA) and Lloyd’s coverholder, has launched a combined construction liability product, backed by Faraday Syndicate 435 at Lloyd’s. The new liability product extends Ensurance UK’s construction and engineering portfolio, …

Patent Litigation Insurer RPX Insurance Services Partners with Great American

Great American Insurance Company and RPX Insurance Services, LLC (RPXIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of RPX Corporation, have entered into a limited binding authority agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, RPX Insurance Services, which specializes in patent litigation insurance, …

Marsh Enhances Cyber Risk Products to Address Business Interruption Risks

Marsh has launched a suite of new and enhanced risk analytics and insurance coverages designed to address business interruption (BI) risks arising from cyber-attacks. Marsh’s new cyber BI suite includes proprietary insurance wording and risk assessment analytics, integrated into its …