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Deciphering the Difference Between Cyber Insurance and Cyber Crime: What You Need to Know

Dale Kaprosy

It looked like a routine, harmless email from the organization’s IT consultant reminding employees to change their computer passwords to safeguard against hackers; a fairly standard procedure for companies looking to protect their data and computer systems from an attack. The problem was the email wasn’t from the IT consultant,…

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Learn about Professional Liability Risk Management Strategies: May 8 Seminar

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Join Oswald Companies and Ulmer attorneys in Cincinnati on Wednesday, May 8 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., for an afternoon discussion on professional liability risk management strategies for architects, engineers, and others in the design and construction industry followed by a networking reception with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Learn…

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Organizer of Construction Risk Landmines: How to Tread Lightly In Today’s Technology Age: May 14 Seminar

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Join Oswald Companies and Taft on Tuesday, May 14 at Taft Center Cincinnati from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., for insights into the risks associated with new and emerging issues and technologies as well as the protections needed to guard against them. Registration & Continental Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. Program: 7:45…

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Reserve Your Seat for our Annual All-Ohio Convocation May 1 in Columbus

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The All-Ohio Convocation, a risk management program for architects and engineers, will take place Wednesday, May 1. The full-day annual event, hosted by Oswald Companies, will offer 5.5 AIA CES PDH/LU/HSW credits (pending AIA approval) and cover a wide-range of topics including: Collision Courses: Computers & Codes/Clients & Contractors Two…

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Construction Defect Insurance Claims: April 9 Seminar

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Construction defect insurance claims are becoming increasingly difficult to navigate. Don’t miss this opportunity, Tuesday April 9 at the Market Garden Production Brewery, to learn best practices and hear an update from construction industry leaders. This seminar, presented by Oswald Companies, the Construction Employers Association, and Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP,…

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Why Drone Insurance and Liability Coverage Is Becoming More Important For Businesses

Brian Baumgardner

Is your business using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), unmanned aerial systems (UASs) or simply put drones? If you answered, yes you are not alone as the FAA estimates that by 2020 about 30,000 small unmanned aircraft will be used for all types of business purposes. Drones are being used in…

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Navigating the Choppy Waters of Construction Defects

Brian Hoagland

The commercial construction industry is a double edged sword today. The industry is growing – construction spending in the United States topped $1.23 trillion in 2017 according to research firm Statisa, but construction contractors are finding it harder to attract quality workers. According to research from the Associated General Contractors…

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Construction Attracting Cybercrime: Protecting Your Risk and Mitigating Damage

Zachary Zenger

Criminals prefer easy targets. Therefore, it stands to reason that industries slow to implement proper cyber security measures are among the easiest targets for cyber criminals to infiltrate. Construction has lagged behind other industries in its adaptation of technology solutions and as a result, is a favorite cyberattack target. Two…

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Take Note: The Top 7 Trends & Developments in Construction and Design

Dale Kaprosy

Thought leaders in the surety, insurance and legal professions heard from experts and engaged with each other at the 2018 AGC Surety Bonding and Risk Management Conference, Jan. 28-31, 2018. Oswald’s Design and Construction team joined Risk Managers, Chief Financial Officers and General Counsels from the largest contracting firms, Chief…

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Bonding for Construction Companies

Mark Rader

For construction companies, it is important to have a Surety Broker representing you with the various insurance carriers that write bonds. Most companies can get more bonding capacity by working with someone who knows the business very well. Knowledgeable surety brokers and surety company representatives allow you to learn valuable…

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