Cyber risk's fundamental mischaracterisation as an insurance risk
Tim Freestone and Malcolm McLelland argue for a radical overhaul of how cyber risk is quantified and priced. In the first of a two-part article, they explain the classification of cyber as a market risk and propose using modern financial theory to model it
What is stalling the growth of the patent insurance market?
In his fourth article on insuring intangible risks, Tim Freestone investigates the limitations of the patent protection markets and how growth could be stimulated
Is the price of patent insurance too high?
Intellectual property and patents have become a cornerstone of the global economy, but the risks associated with these assets are rarely laid off to insurers. Tim Freestone continues his series of articles on insuring intangible risk with an investigation into the pricing of patent insurance
Finding a role for insurance in a technology-driven economy
In the second article in his series on intangible asset risk, Tim Freestone explores why the growth in intellectual property and patent risks has not been matched by a corresponding growth in insurance
Myth-busting the demise of commercial property insurance
The value of companies today is based more in intangible assets than ever before. So should commercial property insurers be worried about the future of their business? Tim Freestone delves into the data to reveal a surprising answer