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Best's Review Looks at Growing Popularity of Parametric Insurance Contracts

In a recent article, Best’s Review examines the use of parametric insurance to provide coverage for previously less-insurable risks. Originally gaining traction in developing nations to protect against natural disasters and weather risks, parametric contracts are finding greater acceptance in a broader range of insurance markets, including cybersecurity. These contracts can cover risks in areas where traditional indemnity coverage is difficult to obtain, and their clearly defined triggers can lead to faster payments to insureds. Read the full story in “Parametric Insurance Contracts May Apply to Tougher Risks.”

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