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Alternative Risk

Tools and resources on alternative risk financing

Captives - Business and Tax Implications [8110] ?

Reviews the most common business reasons for forming a captive and examines the various types of captives

Medical Stop Loss Coverage [40227] ?

There are two forms of stop loss coverage: individual (or specific) stop loss and aggregate stop loss

Reviewing Your Captive's Performance [38737] ?

There are many reasons a risk manager might want to obtain an annual, third party opinion of his captive

Auto Insurance

Auto insurance guides and tools

No-Fault Auto Insurance Issues [24663] ?

Includes a review of state auto laws on the subject

Business Interruption

Business interruption materials and contingency planning

Business Interruption Claim Tips [14611] ?

Adjusters need to consider several elements of business income loss

Business Interruption Risk and Its Relationship With the Global Economy [40022] ?

The necessity of anticipating changing conditions in the global economy has also become more imperative in recent years

Supply Chain Risks [40101] ?

Catastrophes Issue Wake Up Call on Supply Chain Risks

Claims Management

Claims management, bad faith, structured settlements, large losses, etc.

Loss Reserves [pdf] [31649] ?

Considerations in setting loss reserves

Company Communications

Investor relations, press releases, financials from insurers and reinsurers

Munich Re Investor Relations & Press [20836] ?

Press releases and financial highlights from Munich Re

SCOR Group Investor Relations [20961] ?

Business profile of this global insurer

The Hartford Investor Relations [20809] ?

Annual report, financial information about the Hartford

Construction Insurance

Construction industry risk management and insurance related issues

Builders Risk: A Tangled Web [38738] ?

Coverage varies by contract, may apply to non-builders, and is often litigated

Construction Defect Litigation [12086] ?

Construction defect claims - what you should do

Contract Guide for Design Professionals [6651] ?

A resource on contracts, sample clauses and contract management

Protecting General Contractors from Future Conversion Claims [14617] ?

A guide on conversion claims and how general contractors can minimize exposure to future claims

The Subcontractor Exception [10601] ?

Subcontractors and the “your work” exclusion

Construction Wrapups

Owner Controlled Insurance Programs (OCIP), construction wrap up materials

Wrap-Ups and Agent E&O Exposures [40102] ?

Insight into some of the issues to consider when dealing with a wrap-up

Crop Insurance

Agriculture and crop risk management

Crop Policies [8457] ?

Information on crop insurance programs

Director Liability

Directors & Officers insurance coverage and loss prevention

Bankruptcy and the Insured versus Insured Exclusion [8108] ?

Insured versus insured exclusion in D&O policies/claims by a trustee, etc of a company in bankruptcy

Cyber Risk Questions for Directors [29099] ?

A new focus for directors

D&O Liability [32591] ?

Articles on the subject

Environmental Insurance

Environmental issues & coverages risk management resources

Construction Environmental Best Practices [19218] ?

Fundamental considerations to be undertaken when dealing with various aspects of project specific environmental exposure

Defective Drywall [36865] ?

What homeowners should do

Environmental Claims - What Can Go Wrong [19226] ?

Various environmental risks and their potential physical and monetary damages

Managing Unexpected Costs and Coverage Pitfalls of Environmental Exposures [40021] ?

Strategies that can help companies avoid the financial hazards of escalating environmental liabilities

Mold and Home Owners Insurance [22486] ?

Whether mold is covered by home owners insurance often comes down to the source of moisture and the wording of a policy

Molds and Your Home [24944] ?

What you need to know

Pollution Exclusion in the CGL [pdf] [31655] ?

Issues in coverage litigation

What the Heck is an Ensuing Loss? [31656] ?

In first party property insurance contracts, the ensuing loss concept comes into play when the initial loss is excluded

Insurance Designations

Designations for insurance professionals offered by the IIAA, NAIER and others

CRIS - Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist [27346] ?

Demonstrates specialized expertise in construction insurance and risk management

ITP - Insurance Training Professional [1522] ?

Offered by the Society of Insurance Trainers & Educators

MLIS - Management Liability Insurance Specialist [39826] ?

Expertise in the fundamentals of professional liability insurance

Insurance Forms

Forms used by the risk management department, sample RFPs

Commercial Insurance Forms [31659] ?

Examples of forms used by a commercial carrier

Insurance Issues

Insurance and risk management trends

Insurance Industry Trends [14618] ?

Research and trends news

Mergers and Acquisitions in the Insurance Industry [pdf] [31641] ?

Mergers and acquisitions have positive valuation effects on acquiring firms

Insurance Topics

Commercial property and casualty insurance industry issues

Actuarial Valuation of Property/Casualty Insurance Companies [pdf] [4922] ?

Paper presents a comprehensive model for the actuarial valuation of a property/casualty acquisition candidate

Reading and Analyzing Insurance Ratios [39858] ?

Pertinent information to analyze an insurance company's financial statements

Insurer Ratings

Insurance carrier ratings from ratings bureaus

TheStreet Ratings [12412] ?

Issues financial safety ratings on life, health and annuity, P&C insurance companies (fees)

Internet Insurance

Insurance coverage issues for internet liability / cyberliability

Fair Use, Copyrights and Social Media [40100] ?

Thoughts on the use of the Fair Use Doctrine with social media

Liability Insurance

Liability, slip & fall exposures, non-profts, volunteers

Commercial Umbrellas [14627] ?

What you need to understand

Personal Umbrella Insurance 101 [39828] ?

Understanding personal umbrella insurance

The Contractual Liability Exclusion [31679] ?

It is possible for the exclusion to apply to other types of contracts or agreements than hold harmless and indemnity

Malpractice Insurance

Malpractice, risk management in medicine, insurance for the medical industry

Healthcare Professional Liability Claims [14622] ?

Insights about healthcare industry trends in claim frequency, severity and average loss costs

Hospital Professional Liability - Trending Issues [15997] ?

From cyber attacks to medical marijuana, critical issues facing healthcare organizations

Meritless Claims in Medical Malpractice [31677] ?

Discusses the result of a 2006 Harvard study on the issue

Mitigating Telemedicine Risks [14624] ?

A checklist for providers

Product Insurance

Product liability, product assurance manual, consumer product safety

How to get the most out of Product Recall Insurance [19217] ?

Policyholders should be aware of certain issues both at point of sale and at point of claim

Product Manual Fundamentals [22087] ?

Some central issues to look for when reviewing a manual

Property Insurance

Risk management and property insurance

Equipment Loss Prevention [6448] ?

Logs, checklists, severe weather, etc

Property Ratemaking [pdf] [17346] ?

The basics

Property Valuation Basics [31650] ?

For property insurance policies


Property and casualty reinsurance guides and tools

Bordereau Defined [40083] ?

A detailed report of reinsurance premiums or reinsurance losses furnished by the reinsured

Follow-the-Fortunes Defined [40084] ?

A doctrine in reinsurance that exemplifies the unique business partnership between the reinsured and reinsurer

Risk Finance

Risk financing, cost of risk, derivatives & risk management

Captive Insurance Asset Investments Warrant Conservative Approach [28695] ?

Strategy must reflect payout timetable for underlying claims

Captives and Investment Strategies [pdf] [28696] ?

Investment Strategies for Captive Insurance Company Funds

Contingent Capital vs. Contingent Reverse Convertibles for Banks and Insurance Companies [pdf] [31685] ?

Used more by the insurance industry than by banks

Total Cost of Risk Insights [14620] ?

Using TCOR to improve profitability

Why Investing Money for Captive Insurance Companies is Different [pdf] [14610] ?

The implementation of tax efficient investment strategies

Risk Transfer

Hold harmless agreements

Waivers of Subrogation [36945] ?

What they are in insurance

Surety Bonds

Tutorial & guides on surety bonds, directory of surety providers

Basic Underwriting Considerations for Contract Surety Bonds [14634] ?

Bond underwriters talk about the “Four C’s”

Surety Overview [8111] ?

Surety is not written the same as insurance

WC Forms

US state workers compensation forms such as first report of injury

AL-Alabama Workers Compensation Forms [21735] ?

Download First Report of Injury forms and more

NV-Nevada - Workers Compensation Forms [6290] ?

Download workers compensation forms for Minnesota

WC Insurance

Workers compensation insurance resources

WC Claims Leakage [38741] ?

How to reduce the negative impact of CL through the effective use of technology is the focus of this article

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