Keeping you up to date on trends, emerging exposures and other critical issues.

North Carolina Restaurants See COVID Payouts

October 23, 2020

In a move that is bound to see more similar rulings, a North Carolina judge ruled that COVID does mean a physical loss, a ruling that paves the..

US Treasury Department Warns Companies Paying Cyber Ransom Could Violate OFAC Rules

October 19, 2020

In an advisory posted October 1st, the US Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) issued a notice that any businesses that..

High Profile Hacks Reveal the Extent of Cyber Damage

October 5, 2020

In the last week, two high profile hacks highlighted the damage that a cyber hack can do to a business that can harm thousands of people not even..

Survey Reveals Supply Issues, Fears of a Massive Attack

September 29, 2020

The COVID pandemic has forced everyone into going completely remote, relying on less secure servers and entry points, resulting in many cyber..

California Passes COVID Employee Protection Laws

September 25, 2020

To protect workers going forward from monetary losses as a result of COVID, Governor Gary Newsom has signed two pieces of legislation into law.

Ransomware: The Biggest Cyber Crime in First Half of 2020

September 16, 2020

In the chaos of COVID, Cyber Crime skyrocketed as many were forced home. In a recent report by Coalition, North America’s largest cyber insurance..

Merrill Lynch Limits Expenses to Avoid Conflicts of Interest

September 11, 2020

For businesses to be conducted fairly, its best that companies try and avoid conflicting with each other. This often means keeping relationships..

Federal Government Expands Eviction Freeze

September 8, 2020

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Renters Face Uncertain Future with COVID

September 4, 2020

When COVID caused many jobs to shut down or convert to online, it did not stop rental payments from emerging. Despite legislation protecting..

Merger & Acquisitions Trends

August 28, 2020

Despite the COVID pandemic ravaging the world, many aspects of the insurance industry continue to work despite the lockdowns. Mergers and..