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At Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., we try to learn everything we can about the industries we serve and the risks they may encounter. It’s a commitment that’s embedded in our corporate culture to expanding our expertise, continuing educational development and gathering topical updates to remain ahead of the curve.

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Market Conditions Update: 2015 Public Company Directors and Officers Liability

The Gallagher Market Conditions Update: 2015 Public Company Directors and Officers Liability report notes that the D&O market has remained firm over the past four years, although trends clearly suggest lower prices are possible in the near future. This appears particularly true for publicly traded and larger businesses. Recent data from the Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers (CIAB) indicate that the majority of all recent renewals experienced single-digit increases.

Tag(s): Management Liability;

School Talk: Space Heater Safety

Space heaters carry a much greater risk of causing a fire than central heat - particularly given an increased potential for accidental fires due to misuse and/or human error. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that roughly 25,000 residential fires are caused by the use of space heaters every year, resulting in more than 300 fatalities. If you select one for your office or home, what safety precautions can you take?

Tag(s): Public Sector; Loss Cont;

Minute for Safety - Aggressive Driving

Every year, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reports approximately 500,000 collisions resulting in 200,000 injuries and 4,000 fatalities. Unsafe speed, improper turning, failure to yield the right of way and failure to obey traffic signals were the most frequent causes of these collisions. Because of these statistics, the Department of Transportation (DOT) estimates that two-thirds of traffic fatalities may be caused by aggressive driving.

Tag(s): Loss Control;

Market Conditions Update: 2015 Broker-Dealer Marketplace

The Gallagher Market Conditions Update: 2015 Broker-Dealer Marketplace report offers a snapshot of the 2014 broker-dealer business as well as major consolidation within this business sector. The primary actor in this acquisition activity was Realty Capital Securities (RCS). The equity market (i.e., stock market) experienced extraordinary gain in 2014, leading to fewer claims against broker-dealers.

Tag(s): Management Liability;

Market Conditions Update: 2015 Commercial Crime and Financial Institution Bond

The Gallagher Market Conditions Update: 2015 Commercial Crime and Financial Institution Bond report provides a 2014 recap and 2015 forecast for the Commercial Crime and Financial Institution (FI) Bond market. It notes that underwriters enjoyed fairly stable market conditions in 2014. Crime renewal premiums were steady while FI Bond premiums increased at only a modest pace.

Tag(s): Management Liability;