April 14, 2020

“A look in Lombard’s crystal ball reveals three possible outcomes of turning a deaf ear to reputation risk: first, customers will ask what’s the point of insurance if it doesn’t pay out at the time of greatest need. Many will self-insure. Second, politicians will threaten to force insurers to pay up. Already US state legislators and lawyers have threatened to force the payment of virus-related claims. Third, businesses in extremis will band together to launch class actions. ”

Financial Times
April 14, 2020

“The harsh lesson that the insurers may learn … is that Covid-19 could infect the industry for decades.”

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Reputation risk is the peril of economic damage from the behaviors of angry disappointed stakeholders.

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