• 18
  • Oct2019

Phishing Attacks – A Cyber Security Guide

Phishing Attacks – A Cyber Security Guide
Phishing attacks are on the rise, and threaten the cybersecurity of firms large and small. The best defense against any type of cybercrime is education. Understanding the threat and having your employees understand the threat will help lessen the chances that hackers can infiltrate your network. Our guide on phishing attacks will help give you and

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  • 10
  • Oct2019

Everything you need to know about Workers Comp Rates in New York

Everything you need to know about Workers Comp Rates in New York
Okay, that’s a pretty broad headline, so I’m going to break down some of the major elements of how workers' compensation rates work in New York so you have a better idea of how it works and what’s critically important for you to know when making a decision on buying insurance. I'm not sure I'll hit

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  • 23
  • Sep2019

5 Things you Should Know about Workers Comp in NY

5 Things you Should Know about Workers Comp in NY
There’s a lot of things to know about workers compensation insurance in New York, it’s a big state with a lot of businesses large and small across a diverse landscape, but we’ve picked out 5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT WORKERS COMP IN NY, with a special focus on Downstate NY. #1. You can purchase workers

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  • 20
  • Sep2019

Hedge Funds – What is D&O Insurance?

Hedge Funds – What is D&O Insurance?
D&O stands for Directors and Officers Liability Insurance.  We like to call D&O insurance, decision making insurance and personal net worth insurance. Here’s why – most D&O claims for privately held firms stem from allegations that decisions made by the firm’s directors, officers, managers, members, GPs, and employees have caused an adverse financial consequence to the third

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  • 17
  • Sep2019

Hedge Funds – What is E&O Insurance?

Hedge Funds – What is E&O Insurance?
Add Content BlockE&O stands for Errors & Omissions insurance.....which is also known as Professional Liability.  Hedge funds commonly purchase E&O protection as part of a combined D&O / E&O policy.  Because a hedge fund's exposure to loss can be very similar between the two policy types, it's advantageous to purchase this as a combined policy.  For

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  • 17
  • Sep2019

What is Cost of Corrections Coverage?

What is Cost of Corrections Coverage?
Cost of Corrections or COC Coverage reimburses a hedge fund manager for the cost to correct a situation (such as an error in trading for example) that if left uncorrected would result in monetary damages to a client or shareholders of the fund; and if left uncorrected would likely also result in claim to the Errors

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  • 16
  • Sep2019

Does Your Business Need Workers Comp in NY?

Does Your Business Need Workers Comp in NY?
Does your business need workers compensation insurance? This is a fairly simple question to answer. Just about every business with employees is required by law to have workers comp insurance in New York. There are exceptions to this rule: 1. If the business is owned by one individual who is the only employee of the company,

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  • 13
  • Sep2019

Insurance for Startup Hedge Funds

Insurance for Startup Hedge Funds
Insert ImageYou're Starting Up a Hedge Fund, What Insurance Coverages Do You Really Need?Before you open the doors to your new venture, there’s a couple of basic insurance coverages you’ll need to get started, which we’ll itemize below:You’ll need a business owners policy, or office package.  Sometimes these policies are called BOP policies (short for business

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  • 12
  • Sep2019

Hedge Fund D&O / E&O Insurance

Hedge Fund D&O / E&O Insurance
Why purchase a Hedge Fund D&O / E&O Insurance?As mentioned in other FAQ blog posts on Hedge Funds, Directors and Officers Liability policies and Errors and Omissions policies are very similar in their insuring agreements, structures and exclusions.  While the policy forms are similar, they are different. (Yes, the insurance business can seem like one big

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  • 09
  • Sep2019

The Best Workers Compensation Insurance in New York

The Best Workers Compensation Insurance in New York
How to choose the Best Workers Compensation Insurance in New York Hint: The lowest quote may not be your best choice, here's why..... When you think of the best of something, especially when it comes to insurance, the first thing that comes to your mind may be the least expensive, or the cheapest.  There’s no doubt

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