Insurance coverage disputes typically aren’t front-page news events, but two recent case filings have made headlines in legal, insurance and even mainstream news outlets. The cases attracting all the attention involve claims by corporate giants Mondelez International and Merck for losses each company sustained as a result of being infected with NotPetya, an encrypting ransomware. The pair of companies filed complaints against their insurance companies after the providers refused to cover the damages they suffered from the attacks under a war exclusion within the policies. Judy Selby and Peter McLaughlin, CIPP/US, break down the cases in this piece for The Privacy Advisor.
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