FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL


In an increasingly complex environment for executive-related risk, finding an industry and product specialist with the resources and expertise to assist you in protecting your interests is vital. Marsh's Financial and Professional Liability Practice (FINPRO) is dedicated to financial and professional liability insurance coverages. With more than 1,100 colleagues in the practice, FINPRO is represented in virtually every major Marsh office globally.

Our Financial and Professional ExpertiseMarsh is a leading risk management and insurance services firm and offers risk advisory and broking capabilities on global executive risk (directors and officers liability, pension/fiduciary liability, employment practices liability, crime, transactional risk, kidnap and ransom). Our mission is “To create and deliver risk solutions and services that make our clients more successful.”We are a dedicated, insurance–industry expert who can help your business design an appropriate insurance program and realize the benefits of our insurance market relationships.

Marsh offers your business tailored and comprehensive service, global capabilities, a proactive approach, market relationships and product knowledge.
Marsh Risk Management Research
Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing — July 2014
July 28, 2014  |  Views: 44 |  Comments: 0 
Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing — July 2014
Strong capacity leads to fifth quarter of falling insurance rates.  >>
Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing — May 2014
May 07, 2014  |  Views: 1050 |  Comments: 0 
Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing — May 2014
A continued softening of property pricing generated overall insurance market declines in the first quarter in every major region globally.  >>

Additional Thought Leadership
Liability Considerations for an Initial Public Offering
May 14, 2012  |  Views: 4051 |  Comments: 0 
Liability Considerations for an Initial Public Offering
Initial Public Offering (ipo) Exposures: Background InformationIntroductionWhether listing on a Canadian, U.S., or international stock exchange, an initial public offering (IPO) ma...  >>
Excellence in Risk Management IX: Bridging the Gap: Be Visible, Be Valuable, Be Strategic
April 16, 2012  |  Views: 2560 |  Comments: 0 
Excellence in Risk Management IX: Bridging the Gap: Be Visible, Be Valuable, Be Strategic
The Excellence survey gathered the views of 1,322 risk managers, top executives, and others.   >>
Risk Spotlight: Cyber Security—From the IT Department to the Boardroom: Are You Ready For the Call?
April 03, 2012  |  Views: 4809 |  Comments: 0 
Risk Spotlight: Cyber Security—From the IT Department to the Boardroom: Are You Ready For the Call?
This month’s Risk Spotlight looks at the issue of cyber security and how risk managers can best to prepare for the inevitable phone call from corporate leaders.  >>
Marsh Insights: Indemnification Agreement - Practical Considerations from a Broker's Perspective
March 23, 2012  |  Views: 3494 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Indemnification Agreement - Practical Considerations from a Broker's Perspective
A director’s or officer’s first line of defence in the event of a claim is indemnification provided by the company. Corporate by-laws typically contain provisions that permit the c...  >>
Hot Topics and Innovations in Financial and Professional Liability (Replay)
October 26, 2011  |  Views: 5198 |  Comments: 0 
Hot Topics and Innovations in Financial and Professional Liability (Replay)
Our panel of experts address the risks observed with the new innovations being introduced in financial and professional liability.  >>
Risk Spotlight: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act—Is Your Firm Prepared?
October 03, 2011  |  Views: 3485 |  Comments: 0 
Risk Spotlight: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act—Is Your Firm Prepared?
We discuss how Marsh can assist organizations in staying prepared and compliant in light of the inherent risks associated with foreign corruption.  >>
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July 21, 2011  |  Views: 3855 |  Comments: 0 
Insurance Market Update Midyear 2011 — A Marsh New Reality of Risk Webcast
Our panel of experts examined the top issues driving property, casualty, financial and professional, and other coverage lines.   >>
Canada Enters into Tax Agreements with Bermuda and Cayman Islands
June 08, 2011  |  Views: 4695 |  Comments: 0 
Canada Enters into Tax Agreements with Bermuda and Cayman Islands
Canada’s Tax Information Exchange Agreements with the Cayman Islands came into force on June 1, 2011. A similar agreement with Bermuda was also ratified and will be in force effect...  >>
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Insurance Coverage for FCPA Investigation Costs
July 14, 2011  |  Views: 9601 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Insurance Coverage for FCPA Investigation Costs
Marsh's FCPA Corporate Response is the only insurance mechanism that provides cost of investigation coverage for both individuals and the organization.   Read More...
Employment Practices Liability Risk
April 04, 2011  |  Views: 6621 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Employment Practices Liability Risk
What Is Employment Practices Liability?It refers to the liability arising from the hiring, firing, and general mismanagement of employees.  Read More...
Financial and Professional Liability
February 17, 2011  |  Views: 5943 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Financial and Professional Liability
With more than 1,000 Global professionals dedicated to D&O, leading expertise in a wide variety of industries, and a solid business relationship with most of the insurance markets,...  Read More...
Legal and Business Trends Impacting Directors and Officers Liability Insurance
August 11, 2011  |  Views: 8098 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Legal and Business Trends Impacting Directors and Officers Liability Insurance
Securities Class Action ClaimsFilingsAccording to National Economic Research Associates (NERA), in 2010 there were 8 new securities class actions filings in Canada involving claims...  Read More...
Political Risk
February 18, 2011  |  Views: 6877 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Political Risk
In today's global economy, executives recognize that investment opportunities in foreign markets bring new risks not encountered in domestic regions. Whether a company is entering ...  Read More...
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Global Insurance Market Update — Third Quarter 2011
September 29, 2011  |  Views: 4922 |  Comments: 0 
Global Insurance Market Update — Third Quarter 2011
While catastrophe-exposed risks experienced tough insurance market conditions, pricing decreases in other lines of business fostered a stable environment over the past three months...  Read More...
Global Insurance Market Update—2nd Quarter 2011
July 10, 2011  |  Views: 4125 |  Comments: 0 
Global Insurance Market Update—2nd Quarter 2011
Following the first quarter’s earthquake in New Zealand, floods in Australia, and earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in Japan, the second quarter of 2011 brought more d...  Read More...
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Multinational Companies Face Increased D&O Risks With Tighter Insurance and Tax Regulations
November 10, 2010  |  Views: 7678 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Multinational Companies Face Increased D&O Risks With Tighter Insurance and Tax Regulations
Risk managers must ensure they have adequate directors and officers (D&O) coverage, as shareholder lawsuits increase with U.S. companies expanding overseas, according to a recent w...  Read More...
Insurance Costs To Increase 'Modestly' For Offshore Energy Risks
August 06, 2010  |  Views: 7464 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Insurance Costs To Increase 'Modestly' For Offshore Energy Risks
Major losses sustained in the Gulf of Mexico will not have the same market-changing impact on the upstream energy insurance market as other major events such as Hurricane Katrina, ...  Read More...
Survey Shows Employers Expect Higher Health Care Costs in 2011
July 15, 2010  |  Views: 7398 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Survey Shows Employers Expect Higher Health Care Costs in 2011
In light of the U.S. health care reform law passed earlier this year, many companies expect higher health care costs resulting from mandates that take effect with the 2011 plan yea...  Read More...
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February 05, 2014  |  Views: 11
Global Insurance Pricing Declines in Fourth Quarter: Marsh
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US only region with higher overall renewal rates.  Read More...
August 07, 2013  |  Views: 2706
Global Insurance Rates Decline in Most Regions
Marsh Risk Management Global Insurance Index declines for first time.  Read More...
April 23, 2013  |  Views: 2799
Global Insurance Rate Firming Continues in Q1
Marks fifth consecutive quarterly rise, though at a slower pace  Read More...
January 15, 2013  |  Views: 3123
Global Insurance Rate Firming Slowed in Q4, Despite Sandy
US east coast storm not expected to be market-changing event  Read More...
October 05, 2012  |  Views: 3244
Global Insurance Market Continued Firming in Q3: Marsh Index
Renewal rates point to market stabilization in absence of major losses.  Read More...
April 16, 2012  |  Views: 4090
Marsh-RIMS Survey Finds Risk Managers and Senior Leaders Differ on Role of Risk Management
An overwhelming majority of risk managers and C-suite executives agreed that expectations of the risk management function have increased in recent years.  Read More...
September 30, 2011  |  Views: 4191
No Overall Change to Insurance Rates in Q3: Marsh
Despite significant insurance losses in the first half of the year, insurers have remained competitive but cautious.  Read More...
April 27, 2011  |  Views: 4580
First-Quarter Insurance Rate Increases Confined to Loss-Affected Exposures: Marsh
Global Insurance Markets Under Pressure as Atlantic Hurricane Season Approaches Despite record level first-quarter catastrophe losses, insurance rate increases were confined to lo...  Read More...

Contacts
Carolyn Oliver
Toronto Canada
carolyn.oliver@marsh.com
Andrea Orviss
Vancouver Canada
andrea.orviss@marsh.com