When a project dispute arises, design professionals operating in the United States or Canada could be forced to fight an uphill battle if the state designated for dispute resolution isn’t their own. This article highlights the importance of designating dispute resolution settings in contracts.
Many public entities, hamstrung by tight budgets and inadequate security measures are being repeatedly targeted by hackers. This article provides examples of cities that have been victims of cyber attacks and highlights steps public entities can take to implement affordable cyber security measures.
With the advent of new technologies, the complexity of manufacturing cars has increased exponentially. This article highlights why the ability to identify and proactively address supplier risks is critical to the sustainability of both the automotive industry and the insurance industry.
Constant change is one of the reasons why technology firms are a big part of AXA XL’s inland marine insurance client base in the Western US. This article highlights why technology firms need inland marine insurance and the other sectors seeking inland marine coverage.
If property assets can move, structures can be built, or unique valuation needs exist, it’s likely that someone is relying on inland marine insurance. Ken Mueller, AXA XL’s Southeast Regional Director of Marine highlights the growth opportunities within the market and AXA XL’s underwriting appetite.
With the hurricane season underway, this article highlights the steps businesses can take to prevent or reduce resulting damage should your business be in the path of a violent storm. The article also includes a link to AXA XL’s Severe weather planning guide.
Widely used in Europe, cross laminated timber (CLT) is one of the newest and hottest topics and materials in American construction today. This article looks at the myths, risks and the value this product can deliver on a project.
This past June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed “significant new use rule” (SNUR) on asbestos. This article provides risk mitigation advice and highlights why liability fears will likely deter its use by design professionals.
The frequency of U.S. federal and state securities class actions have been increasing markedly in recent years. At the time of writing, there have already been 372 suits filed so far. This article looks at the factors driving the increase and what this means for the D&O landscape.
Out of almost 10 million people working in the U.S. construction industry, only around 900,000 are women. In this article, Rose Hoyle, Construction Risk Engineer at AXA XL looks at what the industry can do to build up diversity and the opportunities available to women.