5 Things to look out for before you sign your next Commercial Lease

1.   It is common for the leasing agent/landlord to request that they be added an Additional Insured to your Commercial General Liability policy. Where your company has caused a loss through your negligence, if your client had been added as an Additional Insured then...

Review your contracts with your Insurance Broker

Quite often when you are negotiating a contract for work with a prospective client, under the insurance (or indemnity) section of contract, you will find a requirement for a “Waiver of Subrogation”.  It is very important to discuss this with your broker as this clause...

Having a Plan in the Event of Disaster is Essential

In the last few years we have read about and watched many natural disasters destroy the comfortable environment that so many of us take for granted. When we watch this on the news the focus is on the victim’s homes but what is not often shown is the devastation to...

Japan Tsunami & Earthquake Relief Gala

Dear Friends, Clients & Blog Readers, The Calgary Japanese Community Association is holding a special fundraiser on April 17, 2011,  to raise funds for relief efforts in Japan. The Japanese have a legend that if a person folds 1000 origami cranes then that person...

Is Directors & Officers Insurance Something to Consider?

Recently in our professional society (Chartered Insurance Professionals) newsletter, there was an article on a study done regarding the responsibilities of Directors and Officers of a Corporation.  To read the article please go to...