On October 11, 2022, I participated in a Tuesdays with Lloyd’s seminar with Michele Comtois of Marsh & Mclennan Agency and Johnathan Tritton of Acrisure London Wholesale, in which we discussed the current state of the D&O Insurance market in the U.S., including the implications of the current market changes for buyers, brokers, and underwriters.
After several quarters in a hard market, the D&O insurance marketplace is now in transition, with important implications for buyers, brokers, and underwriters. On October 11, 2022, I will be participating in a Tuesdays with Lloyd’s seminar with Michelle Comtois of Marsh and Johnathan Tritton of Acrisure London Wholesale. The free 45-minute webinar begins at…
It is with a great deal of pleasure that I finally get to say this again after a long wait: The D&O Diary was on assignment in London last week. With two COVID vaccinations under my belt and a booster shot to boot, I just decided it was finally time to start traveling again. It was great being back in London and re-acquainting myself with one of my favorite cities. Pandemic precautions made some parts of the trip awkward, but in most other ways it felt almost normal to be traveling again.
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As I have noted in a number of recent posts, the question of providing appropriate insurance solutions for cryptocurrency companies – particularly for companies about the complete an initial coin offering (ICO) – continues to be a significant challenge. In the following guest post, Liam Fitzpatrick, Head of Public Offerings Focus Group for Marsh in London, takes a look at the characteristics of an ICO company that could make the company a more acceptable risk to prospective insurers. A version of this article previously appeared on Marsh’s Risk in Context blog. I would like to thank Liam for his willingness to allow me to publish his article as a guest post on this site. I welcome guest post submissions from responsible authors on topics of interest to this blog’s readers. Please contact me directly if you would like to submit a guest post. Here is Liam’s article.
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The D&O Diary is on assignment in Europe this week, with a first stop for meetings and events in London. In between, l had time for some touring around the city. I have visited London many times before, but just the same, I made a commitment to myself that I wouldn’t do anything that I have done before. As the pictures below show, I was largely successful.
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The Lloyd’s Building, at 1 Lime Street in London, is the vital, dynamic heart of the London insurance market, as well as the historic center of the global insurance industry. The D&O Diary is on assignment in the U.K. this week, and one of the high points of the business itinerary was a tour…
For policyholders whose interests are insured in London, it can be critically important to understand the Lloyd’s claims processes. In the following guest post, my good friend Perry Granof (pictured) takes a look at recent changes to the Lloyd’s claims processes effective January 1, 2012 that will affect a wide variety of professional liability claims. …