The Underwriting Tool provides senior public company underwriters and corporate governance counsel with on-demand, near real-time* event study analysis to quantify company-specific Securities Class Action Risk to make effective data-driven D&O policy coverage and pricing determinations.
*Event study assessment as of the market close on the preceding trading day.
Achieve superior underwriting performance by attaining company-specific quantification of securities class action risk from adverse events that may trigger and substantiate potential alleged violations of Rule 10b-5 of the Exchange Act.
Financial Lines public company underwriters equipped with the Underwriting Tool can attain on-going, independent assessments of a U.S.-listed company's exposure to a potential securities claim and respond faster to adverse events that have materialized during the preceding two years. More accurate information delivered faster will result in greater underwriting performance to improve public company D&O loss mitigation in an environment of increasing SCA frequency.
a) Rank your insureds according to the SCA Exposure Rate Score,
b) Evaluate the need and amount of Side A difference-in-conditions (Side A DIC) excess coverage,
c) Evaluate the need and amount of Side C coverage,
d) Substantiate policy pricing and coverage limit changes based on company-specific event study analysis,
e) Implement risk mitigation protocols on your public company D&O portfolio based on company-specific SCA risk.