OneBeacon Management Liability Announces New Policy Forms

Our Management Liability team is excited to announce that new primary policy forms are now available, providing up-to-date coverages including new offerings for employed lawyers professional liability and cyber liability for a broad range of organizations. The modular policy approach is designed to help minimize gaps in coverage while providing the flexibility to design a comprehensive program tailed or meet clients’ organizational needs.

Three distinct modular policies designed for the unique needs of each segment:

We offer modular policies that include coverage options for:

  • Directors, officers and organization liability (D&O)
  • Employment practices liability (EPL)
  • Fiduciary liability (FLI)
  • Crime coverage (Crime)
  • Employed lawyers professional liability (ELPL) – new offering
  • Information Risk and Recovery™ (IRR or cyber liability) – new offering

Key features and highlights include:

  • Convenient single application for all coverages
  • Coverages can be packaged together or sold separately
  • Options for separate limits or shared limits for the liability coverage sections
  • Type of claim defense – duty to defend or reimbursement – is selectable on the declarations page
  • Innovative and broad coverage enhancements
  • EPL Risk management program offered in partnership with Jackson Lewis

Visit onebeaconml.com for applications and policy forms for these new products.

 

 

OneBeacon Entertainment Launches Redesigned Website

OneBeacon Entertainment is pleased to announce its newly redesigned website www.onebeaconentertainment.com.

We’ve given the site a fresh, new look while maintaining easy access to information about products and services, downloadable forms and applications and updates on company news and events.

Additionally, get a free, online quote for our Tenant Users Liability Insurance Policy (TULIP). Coverage is available for a large variety of events from weddings and seminars to sporting events and concerts.

Check out the site and see what you think!

Claims Team Members Are at the E&O Insurance ExecuSummit This Week!

This week, claims representatives from two OneBeacon businesses are part of panel discussions at the 12th Annual E&O Insurance ExecuSummit taking place in Uncasville, CT.

Later today, Clyde Haig of OneBeacon Healthcare Group will participate on a panel titled, “The Weird, Wacky and Wonderful: Special Problems in E&O Claim Settlements.” This panel will focus on issues that can arise during claim settlements such as such as consent to settlement issues, problems unique to mediations, direct negotiations between plaintiff and the adjuster, drop down agreements and more.

Then on Tuesday, Financial Institutions’ Marty Coomber will join a panel discussion titled, “Claims and Defense Strategies for Handling Insurance Agents and Brokers E&O Litigation Issues Relating to Standard of Care, Twisting/Churning and Replacement of Policies.” The presentation will focus on what these terms mean, how regulations may vary by state and managing relationships during contentious times.

The E&O ExecuSummit is an educational event specifically designed for E&O professionals to provoke strategic thinking, open new channels of information and provide opportunities to meet and exchange ideas with industry colleagues.

OneBeacon Surety Group Announces U.S. Leadership Appointments, Expanded Capacity

OneBeacon Surety Group today announced changes to the roles and responsibilities of members of its U.S. leadership team. In addition, it is now offering up to $250,000,000 in aggregate surety bond capacity for qualifying clients

Building upon his 25 years of Surety industry experience and his strong leadership of OneBeacon Surety Group, Chad Anderson has been named Head of North American Surety. Chad will lead Surety teams across the U.S. and Canada, who will continue to operate in their local markets as OneBeacon and Intact Insurance, respectively.

Additionally, John Guglielmo has been appointed Head of U.S. Commercial Surety and Michael Seff has been appointed Chief Underwriting Officer for Commercial Surety in North America. Both will continue reporting directly to Mr. Anderson.

Read the full announcement on onebeaconsurety.com.

See You in Chicago! OneBeacon Hosting Open House on June 13!

Chicago partners! We appreciate your business and the relationship you have with us. We hope you’ll join us at our open house on Wednesday, June 13 from 3-6pm at the Rooftop at Parlor Pizza Bar located on 108 North Green Street in Chicago.

Enjoy appetizers, cocktails and the opportunity to connect with colleagues and make new contacts. Meet OneBeacon underwriting teams from:

  • Entertainment
  • Environmental
  • Financial Services
  • Government Risks
  • Inland Marine
  • Healthcare
  • Management Liability
  • Technology

Register today! We look forward to seeing you on the 13th!

Government Risks Exhibiting at 2018 National PRIMA Conference

OneBeacon Government Risks (OBGR) is attending the Public Risk Management Association’s (PRIMA) 2018 Annual Conference, June 3-6, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

If you’re attending the conference, stop by Booth #409 during exhibit hall hours to meet representatives from the team. Additionally, OBGR will lead an educational seminar entitled,  Caught on Video: Employers, Municipalities and Trial by Social Media.

For more details about the conference, visit the event website at conference.primacentral.org .

Healthcare Group is Attending This Week’s DATIA Conference

The Healthcare Group’s Sarah Logue, SVP and Medical Facilities Division Leader, is in New Orleans this week for the annual Drug & Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) Conference. This conference provides a great forum to hear about the latest information on regulatory affairs, ethics, safety and the business practices critical to the success of these types of organizations. If you’re headed there this week, the latest issue DATIA Focus magazine will be available, which features the article titled, “Enterprise Risk Management Strategies for Drug and Alcohol Testing Organizations” written by Patricia Hughes, SVP of Healthcare Risk Management.

Government Risks Exhibiting at the 81st Annual Agents Convention

OneBeacon Government Risks is exhibiting at the 81st Annual Agents Convention, May 6th – 8th. The conference is being held in Biloxi, Mississippi at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino.

Dave Byrom, AVP Business Development, and Julie Frisbey, Senior Risk Management Field Consultant, will be onsite exhibiting at the conference. Visit us our booth during exhibition hours to say hello!

Upcoming Government Risks Events

It’s a busy week for OneBeacon Government Risks. If you are in Pennsylvania or Missouri this week, you can catch them at the following events:

April 22-24Rob Loper, Business Development Manager, will be attending the 2018 Government Finance Officers Association of PA Annual Statewide Conference in State College,PA.

April 24-27: We are exhibiting at booth #104 at the 89th Annual West Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association Conference in Frisco, Texas at the Embassy Suites Frisco Hotel and Convention Center. Dave Byrom, AVP Business Development, and Kenny Smith, Risk Control Manager, will be onsite during the conference.

We’re Busy at the CLM Conference This Week

The annual CLM Conference is the premier event for those in the claims and litigation management industry. This year, attendees from Government Risks, Healthcare Group and Management Liability are representing OneBeacon as panelist presenters at the conference in Houston, TX.

Daniele Freaner, who is part of OneBeacon Healthcare Group claims, is part of a presentation titled, “Danger Zone: Healthcare Liabilities Associated with Natural Disasters.” This session will identify the liability risks faced by healthcare providers or entities that can arise in natural disaster emergency situations, discuss ways to minimize those risks and provide possible defenses.

In the session titled, “A Higher Education for All: Title IX, Title VII and the New Administration,” Management Liability claim’s Jennifer Weinstein will be part of a panel that will discuss the new Title IV regulations and guidelines issued by the current administration, the evolving case law in this area, the conflicts with other sexual assault and discrimination laws and the impact on claims and their resolution. The session also will discuss what underwriters should watch for in light of the recent changes.

Government Risks’ Sarah Schmitz will participate in the session titled, “The Crossroads of Coverage, Liability and Sovereign Immunity.” Policies issued to governmental entities often state that the purchase of the policy is not a waiver of the entities’ sovereign immunity. Speakers will discuss what happens when plaintiffs challenge whether such language in the policy preserves the sovereign immunity, how courts have handled those challenges and practical tips for how to handle such situations.

OneBeacon looks forward to participating in these sessions, as well as the additional educational and networking opportunities at this conference!