Directors and Officers Liability Insurance for Cryptocurrency Operations

Securing Directors and Officers coverage for a cryptocurrency operation won’t be as easy as calling Flo to insure the old Honda.

We write about Directors and Officers insurance here a lot and for good reason: The risks that D&O policies are designed to address are part and parcel of corporate life, and even the most ethical, by-the-book executive or board member can find themselves personally named in lawsuits over actions taken during their watch. My thoughts… Read more »

4 Types of Insurance Coverage Every Cannabis Businesses Should Consider

Insurance can be confusing, so here’s a quick guide to four important lines of coverage any cannabis business will want to consider.

Up to 40 percent of California’s marijuana growers saw their operations either disrupted or destroyed by wildfires that erupted across the state. And that was last year, before the recent devasting Camp fire tore through Paradise, Calif., destroying thousands of structures and killing dozens of people. Paradise happens to be in Butte County, which is… Read more »

Elon Musk Tweets Highlight Need for Directors and Officers Insurance

If Elon Musk has taught us anything, it’s that no corporation, public or private, should be without directors and officers insurance. D&O coverage protects companies and their executives when they get sued over actions they take while running the company. That would include posting less-than-well-considered Tweets about going private, as the Tesla founder and CEO… Read more »

Boards, Officers Face New Exposure in Data Breaches

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Cyber risk management has been an issue for IT departments for years. It’s now a problem at the heart of boardroom discussions, too. Case in point: Equifax, which has been hit with dozens of lawsuits from shareholders, consumers and even a credit union, all hoping to recoup losses related to its massive data breach in… Read more »