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Download the PDF 'Everything You Need to Know About Certificates of Insurance'

This free, introductory resource guide to 'All Things COI' shares valuable insights and tips on tracking, improving and managing the all-important Certificate of Insurance. Download it today!
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What's the Difference Between Excess and Umbrella Insurance?

Excess and umbrella liability insurance have some important differences, most notably that the former simply provides additional limits to an underlying policy, while the latter also expands coverage to include claims and losses outside its initial scope.
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Your Complete Guide to Developing an Effective Risk Management Plan

Developing and implementing an effective risk management plan is essential to mitigating threats to your business. This comprehensive guide explains its importance, outlines techniques for identifying and prioritizing threats, and defines key concepts and checkpoints within this five-step process.
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Volatile Economy Calls for Better Risk Management Techniques

Identifying and analyzing potential risks, and strategizing for their reduction and avoidance, are critical to successful risk management. Several useful risk management techniques include: Certificate of Insurance Tracking, Safety Pre-Qualification, Regulatory Screening, and Vendor Credentialing.
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Vendor Screening: Conduct Third-Party Due Diligence & Sleep Well

Vendor screening is a vital component of comprehensive risk management and may include: background checks, OFAC debarment screening, EHS compliance vetting, financial analyses and legal assessments, among other safeguards.
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Limit Your Liability with Certificate of Insurance Tracking

BCS’ unique, three-step approach to certificate of insurance tracking provides the verification, security and peace of mind so essential to third-party risk mitigation.
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The Basics of Additional Insured Endorsements

Learn what an additional insured endorsement is and why it is so important when it comes to protecting your company from third-party risk.
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Insurance Cancellation Notices Part 2: Endorsement Enforcement

Basics of collecting and tracking Notices of Cancellation along with Certificates of Insurance from all of your company's vendors, tenants, and subcontractors.
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Insurance Cancellation Notifications Part 1: Is Notice Guaranteed?

Notices of insurance cancellation are not always guaranteed. It is important to collect Notice of cancellation endorsements to protect your company from risk.
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AIA Unveils New 2017 Insurance Exhibit

AIA forms now include a separate insurance exhibit, creating less vagueness and more understanding, and revamping contractual risk transfer in construction.
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