Tag Archives: claims trends

Guest Post: ICO-Related Claims and Insurance Coverage: Questions You Should be Asking

Among the most interesting and significant recent developments on the financial landscape has been the rise of cryptocurrencies and ICOs. As these digital assets have proliferated, they have created a host of regulatory and legal issues. These issues in turn have presented related insurance issues. In the following guest post, John McCarrick, Sedgwick Jeanite, and … Continue Reading

How Will the Trump Administration Affect D&O Claims?

A recurring question – one that I am getting now on just about a daily basis – arises from concerns about the Trump administration’s possible impact on the world of directors’ and officers’ liability. Implicit in the question is the assumption that the new administration’s policies and actions will indeed affect D&O claims. While I agree … Continue Reading

D&O Liability: More Litigation Globally against a Broader Range of Defendants

In conjunction with my July 2016 visit to Munich for meetings at Munich Re, I sat down for an interview with Christian Furhmann, Chief Executive Manager at Munich Reinsurance Company. The interview, which Munich Re previously published here, is reprinted below. I would like to thank my friends at Munich Re for their permission to … Continue Reading

Advisen Report: Corporate and Securities Lawsuit Filing Continue Downward Trend in Third Quarter

New corporate and securities litigation filings declined in the third quarter of 2013 compared to the prior quarter and the filings so far this year are on pace for the lowest annual number of filings since before the credit crisis, according to a new report from the insurance information firm, Advisen. The new report, entitled “D&O … Continue Reading

Advisen Releases Private Company D&O Study

There is a great deal of information available about the liabilities of publicly traded companies, as well as about the D&O insurance implications arising from those liabilities. It can be a bit of a challenge to locate the same of information concerning private companies. For that reason, it is fortunate that Advisen and AIG have … Continue Reading

Advisen Reports on Second Quarter 2013 Corporate and Securities Litigation

New corporate and securities lawsuits filings in the second quarter of 2013 were “down dramatically” compared to 2013’s first quarter, according to the quarterly D&O Claims Trends report of insurance industry information firm Advisen, which was released today and which can be found here. At the current filing level, the total of all corporate and … Continue Reading
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