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Funds Transfer Fraud: Does Victim Still Have to Pay Real Invoice?https://www.iamagazine.com/strategies/funds-transfer-fraud-does-victim-still-have-to-pay-real-invoiceFunds Transfer Fraud: Does Victim Still Have to Pay Real Invoice?Contractor B paid a fraudulent invoice for $26,000 to a hacker claiming to be Contractor A, and now doesn't want to pay the legitimate bill.2/23/2024 5:00:00 AMCyber LiabilityCyber Liability Commercial LinesStrategiesBig “I” Virtual University Faculty
How Weather-Related Losses Forced Farmers and Crop Insurance to Adapt https://www.iamagazine.com/markets/how-weather-related-losses-forced-farmers-and-crop-insurance-to-adaptHow Weather-Related Losses Forced Farmers and Crop Insurance to Adapt Extreme weather has been impacting the agricultural industry for years, with crop insurance providing support for many of the losses experienced.2/12/2024 11:20:00 AMCommercial LinesCommercial LinesMarketsOlivia Overman
E&O Risk Management Strategies to Strengthen Client Bonds in 2024https://www.iamagazine.com/markets/e-o-risk-management-strategies-to-strengthen-client-bonds-in-2024E&O Risk Management Strategies to Strengthen Client Bonds in 2024At a time when agencies are feeling the squeeze from increasing operational costs and companies cutting commissions, solidifying relationships will help retain clients and protect income.2/12/2024 11:05:00 AMPersonal LinesPersonal Lines Commercial Lines Professional LiabilityMarketsNancy Germond
Employee Dishonesty vs. Employee Theft: Are They the Same Coverage? https://www.iamagazine.com/strategies/employee-dishonesty-vs-employee-theft-are-they-the-same-coverageEmployee Dishonesty vs. Employee Theft: Are They the Same Coverage? A commercial client has a third-party requirement of $1 million of employee dishonesty coverage. The agent can obtain a quote for $1 million of employee theft, but not employee dishonesty.2/9/2024 5:00:00 AMCommercial LinesCommercial LinesStrategiesBig “I” Virtual University Faculty
Specialty Crops and the Changing Crop Insurance Landscapehttps://www.iamagazine.com/markets/specialty-crops-and-the-changing-crop-insurance-landscapeSpecialty Crops and the Changing Crop Insurance LandscapeOver the past 20 years, the number of individual specialty crops insured under crop insurance programs increased by 27%, and in October 2023 the USDA announced expanded coverage options for specialty-crop and organic producers.1/29/2024 11:00:00 AMCommercial LinesCommercial LinesMarketsOlivia Overman
5 Biggest Risks in Agritainment and How to Minimize Them https://www.iamagazine.com/markets/5-biggest-risks-in-agritainment-and-how-to-minimize-them5 Biggest Risks in Agritainment and How to Minimize Them High net-worth individuals and farmers looking to diversify their income streams through agritainment must also factor in the potential risks associated with these types of operations. 1/22/2024 11:10:00 AMCommercial LinesCommercial LinesMarketsTony Boyd