Terrorism insurance is running out on the Las Vegas Strip

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The federal funds that were helping to insure the area against an attack could soon dry up. Time is starting to run out on the federal dollars that are currently playing a vital role in the terrorism insurance that is helping to cover the Las Vegas strip in the event that an attack should ever occur. Federal and Nevada senators have said that they are now working to renew the federal program. The Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act gives the American government the ability to help to pay for…

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Terrorism insurance reinforcements will soon be expiring

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Two competing renewal bills for the Act will soon be redefining the level of federal support for private insurers. As a result of a rash of damages and vandalism following the attacks on 9/11, terrorism insurance faced a total estimated loss of $32.5 billion, which caused insurers to start to create exclusions for the coverage for commercial properties across the country. Businesses struggled to be able to find coverage to protect themselves against financial losses from acts of terror. The concern from cities and states was that this lack of…

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Terrorism insurance act may receive an extension in the US

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Senate panel unanimously approves extension of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act A U.S. Senate panel has approved the extension of the federal terrorism insurance initiative. The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, which was signed into law in 2002, created a backstop for insurance claims relating to acts of terrorism. This initiative is designed to mitigate the risks associated with terrorism occurring within the United States and provides coverage for businesses and any entity that is deemed eligible. A select few insurance companies are allowed to participate in the initiative by providing products…

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The terrorism insurance law’s expiration boosts uncertainty

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The federal program could end at the close of 2014, causing costs in commercial real estate to spike. The federal terrorism insurance is on the cusp of expiring and many in the industry are now cautioning that if it is allowed to be eliminated or scaled back, this could cause costs in commercial real estate to take off in an unprecedented way. The federal Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIPRA) expiration could lead to liquidity risks. Reports are showing that terrorism insurance continues to play an important role, which…

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Terrorism insurance program renewal future is unknown

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The debate will be whether or not there is any need to extend this coverage for a second time. When the attacks on the World Trade Center and on the Pentagon occurred on 9/11, there was a dramatic change in the demand for terrorism insurance and in the way that risk was being calculated by insurers. Suddenly, there was a very real threat that massive losses could occur as a results of terrorist attacks. A law was put into place to make sure that terrorism insurance would remain available and…

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Terrorism insurance policies sought by Pakistani corporations

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Some strategic moves have been made within the country in order to help to mitigate the terror risk. The chief regulator in Pakistan has been trying to encourage the Pakistan Reinsurance Company Ltd. to write terrorism insurance policies for businesses within the country, in order to protect them against the damage and the liabilities from that kind of attack. So far, the reinsurer has expressed no discernible interest in providing that type of coverage. That firm has managed to completely sidestep the efforts of the chief regulator that would have…

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War risk insurance extension granted by Obama

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This coverage availability has been extended throughout 2014 for airlines by the president. The American government coverage that provides airlines with guarantees against perils related to war and terrorism, war risk insurance, has been extended until the end of 2014 by President Obama. This coverage has been extended for four different carriers that would have lost their protection at the end of 2013. President Barack Obama has granted an extension for the airline war risk insurance for as long as one more year. He made this decision while he was…

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