Medical Payments? No, I’m not talking about Health Insurance

Not many things are what they seem when it comes to an insurance policy so when we find something that seems straightforward and actually is we should all rejoice.  "Medical Payments" found in the General Liability policy is a coverage that is what it sounds like it should be, it pays for medical costs that … Continue reading Medical Payments? No, I’m not talking about Health Insurance

D&O Lessons From Snapchat

If you haven’t heard Snap, better known as Snapchat, is being investigated for its disclosures leading up to its IPO in 2017. You can find a good overview at TheStreet about the ins and outs of the case, but here are the two major allegations: Snap withheld information regarding the level of competition it faced … Continue reading D&O Lessons From Snapchat

Cost is the Most Important Consideration When it Comes to Investments – It Always has been in the Insurance World

I read an intriguing blog post today on The Reformed Broker titled – “Two Thirds of Advisors Care Most About a Fund’s Cost.” The article is about financial advisors, not insurance advisors, I think if it was talking about insurance advisors the number would be even higher. The article seems to allude that cost is … Continue reading Cost is the Most Important Consideration When it Comes to Investments – It Always has been in the Insurance World

How CFOs are Protecting Themselves From Manufacturing Disruptions as Gene Therapy and Immunotherapy Manufacting is Being Stretched Thin

Today there was an article in STAT about the shortage of manufacturing capacity for gene therapy companies (find the article here). The article goes on to talk about how the problem might only get worse as companies pursue indications in larger patient populations and the trial sizes get bigger and bigger. There was also a … Continue reading How CFOs are Protecting Themselves From Manufacturing Disruptions as Gene Therapy and Immunotherapy Manufacting is Being Stretched Thin

What Halloween and my Kids Peanut Allergy Taught me about Insurance that you can Benefit From

Two of my kids have peanut allergies which makes Halloween a bit stressful around our house. Fortunately, our kids’ reactions are not as bad as I know some other people have it so candy in a wrapper won’t cause them to have a reaction. They can still go trick-or-treating and my wife and I don’t … Continue reading What Halloween and my Kids Peanut Allergy Taught me about Insurance that you can Benefit From

How Thinking in the First-Order Could be putting your Company at Risk.

Have you ever heard of “second-order” thinking?  It seems like an idea I am hearing more and more frequently as of late.  I became much more aware of the concept after I read Ray Dalio’s book Principles, although he uses the phrase second order consequences. For those of you that don’t know who Ray Dalio … Continue reading How Thinking in the First-Order Could be putting your Company at Risk.