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July 1, 2022

5 mega trends to watch in 2022

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5 mega trends to watch in 2022 Global economic developments and insolvency exposures 2021 proved to be volatile for businesses and their officers, pummeled by a ‘perfect storm’ of exposures: from the economic downturn to a global pandemic to unstable political developments and an unprecedented warning of insolvencies to come. Markets are expected to remain…

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June 1, 2022

D&O insurance structure

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What is the structure of D&O insurance? The structure of a D&O insurance policy depends on which of three insuring agreements are purchased (ABC policies are generally chosen, as these are standard form policies for publicly listed companies. For private or non-profit companies, only AB policies would be used) [see table]. Directors and officers are…

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May 1, 2022

D&O insurance explained

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D&O insurance explained D&O insurance policies offer liability cover for company managers to protect them from claims which may arise from the decisions and actions taken within the scope of their regular duties. 5 key insurance issues Increased corporate governance means more D&O exposures D&O insurance covers claims resulting from managerial decisions that have adverse…

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January 25, 2021

Ascend 2021 liability insurance masterclass

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Liability Insurance – Masterclass   “Any One Occurrence” or “in the Aggregate” Liability Policy Limits   Cover under a public/products or employers’ liability policy is underwritten on an “any one claim” basis. Professional indemnity is generally offered on an “in the aggregate”, meaning the total limit throughout the duration of the policy.   It is…

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September 29, 2019

10 reasons why you should consider D&O Cover

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Being a director is often challenging and potentially lucrative, but if the prospect of being sued is looming, it can be a lonely and alarming position. Directors and officers cover (D&O) provides a suit of armour in the face of legal action, with the insurer stepping in to provide guidance at the first sign of…

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July 22, 2019

Time to direct yourself to D&O Insurance

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Heading up a company is not easy. Directors are governed by a plethora of laws and regulations threatening financial exposure and personal sanctions should any breach occur. It may not even be a result of their personal negligence. They may just have been unaware what others under their control and jurisdiction were doing. New legislation…

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January 11, 2018

Engineering Inspection Insurance

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Engineering inspection of plant and machinery is essential to ensure the safety of employees and the general public. It will also ensure your business meets the statutory requirements for workplaces in the UK. Evidence of compliance with health and safety law is very important if customers are to avoid interventions from the HSE. An engineering…

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