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CRC Helps Financial Services Firm Achieve Reversal of Coverage Denial and Agreement to Defend E&O Claim

CRC Helps Financial Services Firm Achieve Reversal of Coverage Denial and Agreement to Defend E&O Claim

CRC strives to put the client first by analyzing coverage issues to provide valuable insights that can help facilitate claim resolutions. Recently, CRC Group’s Claims Advocacy Team assisted a privately held financial services company in reversing a coverage denial and obtaining a full defense against a baseless class-action lawsuit related to a Ponzi scheme.

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Insurisk FLIP: Your Investment Advisors’ Insurance Solution

Insurisk FLIP: Your Investment Advisors’ Insurance Solution

The total number of Registered Investment Advisors has not declined in a single year over the past decade. There are more than 30,000 Registered Investment Advisors with the SEC or at the state level and two-thirds have less than $100M in Assets Under Management (AUM).* As with any growing segment of business, the risks associated are on the rise. Insurisk’s FLIP product has been specifically designed to meet the unique insurance needs of Investment Advisors, featuring a proprietary endorsement.

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Socially Unacceptable: Social Engineering Crimes Changing Cyber Coverage

Socially Unacceptable: Social Engineering Crimes Changing Cyber Coverage

In an increasingly connected world, many cyber insurers are reporting a significant increase in social engineering claims — particularly at organizations involved in real estate and other financial services. That means retail agents and their insureds can expect to see some changes in the marketplace. As social engineering scams increase, some insurers are reducing cybercrime limits, raising premiums for cybercrime coverage, requiring policyholders to take risk mitigation steps or withdrawing from covering cybercrime altogether.

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Complexity Clouds Market for Financial Institutions

Complexity Clouds Market for Financial Institutions

Financial institutions have rebounded and are stronger overall since the subprime loan crisis more than a decade ago, and nonbank lending has emerged as a high-growth business. Even though capacity for financial institution risks remains plentiful, some insurers have become more conservative in their appetites for certain classes and sizes of business. While certain accounts are seeing higher premiums rise due to increased exposure, some new market entrants are pricing accounts aggressively low. What does all this mean for retail agents? Financial institution clients need help to navigate a complex marketplace to obtain the best coverages and pricing.

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