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Insurance- the great water balloon- squeeze here, bulges there

Insurance- the great water balloon- squeeze here, bulges there

Insurance is not a new business, but its functionality and appearance to the public may be in the post COVID-19 world. Plenty of thought is being given to the future of many types of insurance cover, its underwriting, distribution, and claims, etc.  But what about the ‘right now’ for insurance lines during COVID-19 operations?  Insurance...

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Carriers can be wrong in being right.  Governments too.  Time to get benefits to SMEs.

Carriers can be wrong in being right. Governments too. Time to get benefits to SMEs.

Fiduciary duty or duty of care?  What a quandary for insurers this business interruption insurance situation continues to be.  Easily a trillions of dollars concern in western economies alone, more each day as the mandated shutdowns continue.  The author has previously noted the tension between repudiation/denial of BI claims and the drumbeat of public and...

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Whose perspective is it? Insurance remains not what it seems at first view

Whose perspective is it? Insurance remains not what it seems at first view

It’s beginning to wear on the insurance industry.  COVID-19?  Kind of.  Moreover it’s the unexpected ripple effects of the outbreak on how lives are led, how insurance intersects life, how perspectives color how insurance news is celebrated or questioned.  We’ve discussed much of COVID-19’s current effects on business and how the future of insurance will...