Terrorism Bond In the Works

French, Jeff
September 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;9/12/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 34, p8
Trade Publication
Discusses the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the capacity of terrorism-insurance companies in the Gulf Coast. Measures taken by insurance companies to recover from the disaster; Arguments on why companies hesitate to shoulder terrorism bonds; Consideration of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act as the impetus for getting the capital markets involved in providing supplemental insurance coverage against a terrorist attack.


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