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Gauging the future impact of COP26 on M&A transaction insurance

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Gauging the future impact of COP26 on M&A transaction insurance

The global business community is closely watching the negotiations taking place at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow as this will have consequences for the global regulatory system and influence law and policy in the future. The COP26 goals The COP26 summit aims to find an agreement that will deli …

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Insurers’ response to riots in Chile reflects a broader trend

The riots that broke out in Chile in 2019 have prompted insurers to change their underwriting approach to strikes, riots and civil commotion (SRCC) in the country, explicitly excluding the protection from property policies and creating a market for a standalone cover. The move reflects a broader mar …

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Lockton Insurance Market Update H2 2021

Welcome to our second edition of the Lockton Companies LLP Insurance Market Update which includes a new territory spotlight featuring Australia. As we enter the last quarter of 2021, we have seen some amelioration in rating increases with new capacity entrants and remedial rate correction now starti …

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Lockton Announces Formation of Emerging Asset Protection Team

Sarah Downey leads team of experts specializing in blockchain and cryptocurrency Lockton Companies, the world's largest independent insurance brokerage, is pleased to announce the formation of Lockton’s Emerging Asset Protection (LEAP) team. This unique global team is focused on delivering customize …

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IRS clarifies COBRA premium payment deadlines under the outbreak period guidance and ARPA rules

The IRS, with concurrence from the Departments of Labor and Health and Human Services, recently published Notice 2021-58, which clarifies certain COBRA aspects of both last year’s outbreak period guidance and this year’s COBRA subsidy program under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Among other it …

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Pandemic-driven employee benefits plan adjustments are here to stay

During the pandemic, the majority of companies have refrained from cutting back their employee benefits plans and focused instead on adding new products to the offering to address the situation. These additions are likely to stay as employers now deem them as part of their value proposition. Compan …

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