Insurance Broking & Consulting White Papers

GDPR is Almost Here - Are You Ready?

 The GDPR go-live date is right around the corner (5/25/18), which means it’s time to check your insurance policies to make sure you are adequately covered. Without an exclusion or affirmative coverage grant, how do you know whether your current cyber policy will cover you in the event that you are faced with an alleged violation of the GDPR? Use these guidelines to evaluate your policy for GDPR privacy-related exposures.

May 22, 2018

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Mitigating the Threat of Workplace Violence in Healthcare Settings

While threats to businesses, schools and healthcare organizations come from many sources, defending a school, church or workplace from an armed individual intent on doing harm is a particularly difficult threat to mitigate. In this paper, Integro colleague Bill McDonough, who focuses on alternative risk programs and loss prevention for healthcare clients, discusses fundamentals for insuring against active shooters and other workplace violence threats.

Apr 22, 2018

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The Big Chill: Securities Class Actions Record Set in 2017

Now is the time when litigation and economic analysts release their full-year reports. After digesting data for federal securities class action filings and settlements for 2017, it is clear that the year set records for increases in filing frequency. In the final analysis, however, and despite the historic scope of the filings phenomenon, D&O pricing and terms are not expected to be materially impacted.

Feb 26, 2018

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A Push to Close the Gender Pay Gap: The Rising Tide of Equal Pay Act Legislation and Litigation

Of the many hot-button gender issues in the news these days, equal pay may be the one most likely to result in increased litigation against employers of all sizes. This article identifies the current legal landscape at the federal level, touches on the recent proliferation of new state and local laws enacted to make such claims easier to bring, and explains where insurance coverage for pay inequity exposure lies.

Feb 23, 2018

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Crypto Mining Emerges as Threat for Health Care Industry

Cryptocurrency mining attacks are emerging as significant risks on the cyber threat landscape. Many experts believe they carry the potential to rival or replace ransomware as the primary threat vector. A recent attack highlights the fact that the health care industry continues to be a primary target for cybercriminals. It also serves as a reminder of the importance of third party vendor management and due diligence. Read more in the alert from Integro’s U.S. Cyber Practice Leader, Kelly Geary.

Feb 22, 2018

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Countdown to the GDPR: Are You Ready?

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes live on May 25. Experts generally agree it will have an extraterritorial impact with respect to companies that offer goods or services to EU citizens or “monitor” their behavior – such as online tracking or profiling. Companies falling within the reach of the GDPR, regardless of physical location, will be subject to new requirements. Integro’s U.S. Cyber Practice Leader, Kelly Geary provides an insurance perspective on this regulation.

Feb 22, 2018

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