US House votes to extend terrorism insurance law

terrorism insurance law

Insurers may benefit from extension of terrorism insurance initiative The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act by another six years. The law went into effect in 2002 and has established a federal backstop that provides financial assistance for insurers offering coverage against acts of terrorism. The law has played a major role in ensuring that various industrial and commercial projects have the coverage they need to take form. Over the past year, the law has been the subject of legislative debate, with some…

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