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PLUS has over 35,000 industry professional members from throughout North America and around the world, and is the only association created by and for Professional Liability industry professionals. PLUS is recognized as the primary source of professional liability educational programs and seminars, networking events, educational products, and information regarding professional liability. Membership consists of individuals in the professional liability industry representing thousands of companies active in many industry fields.
9 03, 2023

PLUS Podcast: Demystifying NFTs Episode 1

By |2023-03-09T09:02:02-06:00March 9, 2023|@PLUS, General Risk Management, Misc. Lines|0 Comments

In Demystifying NFTs Episode 1, Alice Budge of SR International is joined by Jennifer Stivrins and Vito Marzano of Kissel, Straton & Wilmer to discuss the super-basics of NFTs. What are NFTs? How do they work? And how are they valued? Our speakers have a spirited conversation about why we should care about NFTs and preview topics for future episodes as well, including how they expect NFT exposure to factor into liability underwriting in the coming years.Special thanks to Liam Thau of Kissel, Straton & Wilmer for support and research for this episode.   If you'd like to send a question to [...]

6 03, 2023

PLUS Podcast: Managing Cybersecurity Threats in 2023 Episode 1

By |2023-03-06T09:18:19-06:00March 6, 2023|@PLUS, Cyber, General Risk Management|0 Comments

Cryptojacking: New Risk for Carriers and Their Insureds Cryptojacking is an emerging cybercrime in which another party's computing resources are hijacked to mine cryptocurrency. Also referred to as malicious cryptomining, cryptojacking lets hackers mine cryptocurrency without paying for computing power, hardware and other mining resources. This podcast will explore this latest cybercrime and related risks for carriers and their insureds; and how insurers are responding.  You can listen to the podcast episode below or for easy access on the go, listen to the podcast on the PLUS Connect App. The transcript for this podcast recording is available to view below. Managing-Cybersecurity-Threats-in-2023-Ep.-1-Transcript-1Download [...]

2 03, 2023

Baby Boomers Impact on Financial Lines Insurers of Investment Advisers

By |2023-03-02T08:57:17-06:00March 2, 2023|@PLUS, E&O, Fiduciary, General Risk Management, Misc. Lines|0 Comments

The significant impact that the large aging baby boomer population will have on Investment Advisers and, by extension, financial lines insurers underwriting is underway.  Ripple effects of retirement, decumulation and wealth distribution directly impacts adviser income and may result in conflicts and refocus toward more aggressive, riskier investment strategy.  Being able to navigate this investor profile shift and insure advisers requires understanding of the tremendous influence the Boomer generation has on the economy and equity markets.    According to 2020 records from the U.S. Census Bureau, Boomers, born in the two decades following the end of World War II (between 1946 and [...]

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