March 19, 2020 DOWNLOAD PDF

Cyber Warfare and the Act of War Exclusion

This article was originally published by Global Legal Group. Click here to view the PDF file. 

Dominic T. Clarke has once again contributed to the cyber, information and privacy risk area with an article on Cyber Warfare and the Act of War Exclusion.

While there is growing acceptance within the Canadian insurance market of the need for cyber insurance, knowledge and understanding of third party risks remain limited. This article reviews relevant decisions to date and discusses the application of the common, but rarely used, war exclusion provision in insurance policies and whether a cyber-attack could be considered an act of war.

Read the full article, featured in the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Insurance & Reinsurance 2020 edition above. 

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