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New Additional Insured Form Gets its First Test in Court: How to Avoid the Pitfalls
When the Insurance Service Office, Inc. (“ISO”) – the organization that drafts the standardized forms used by most insurance companies – revised its standard additional insured endorsement in 2013, it was an open question what effect the revisions wo...
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Insurer Invokes "Act of War" Exclusion in Cyber Policy, Risking Growth for Coverage
The cyber-insurance world is discussing the ins-and-outs of litigation going on between food manufacturing giant Mondelez International and Zurich over coverage for the ten billion dollar NotPetya cyber attack that crippled several multi-national com...
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Will Your Cyber Insurance Cover GDPR Fines & Penalties?
The GDPR, the European Union's Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), took effect on May 25. As my colleagues have written, the regulations apply to many US companies that hold data on EU customers, vendors, or employees. Businesses are sti...
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New Ruling May Require Tailoring Cyber-Ransom Coverage
Cyber-ransom is the talk of the town when it comes to insurance these days, second only to social engineering fraud. A cyber-ransom event typically involves malicious code (malware) being installed on an individual computer or a system, typicall...
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Guest Feature: Apartment Owners' Liability for Loss of Renters' Personal Data [VIDEO]
In case you missed this last week, our friends at HFO Investment Real Estate have published an excellent video (posted here with permission) featuring an extensive interview with Vice Presidents Heidi Tapasa and Ted Stark of USI Insura...
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