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Professional Indemnity Insurance

Joined:Wed Aug 06, 2008 3:33 pm
Professional Indemnity Insurance

Postby CG » Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:24 pm

In getting a quote for Professional Indemnity Insurance I have been asked to name one of my clients as they are in the entertainment industry.

Is it a breach of client confidentiality for me to do this?

Joined:Sat May 23, 2009 5:31 pm

Re: Professional Indemnity Insurance

Postby eionmac » Thu Sep 01, 2016 6:03 pm

Yes. You can send question from Insurance company to client and ask them to answer directly or to give you permission to answer. This problem of 'client lists' is a major problem in some industries (I.e. I have some &&&&& industry companies in my client list with 17 page non-disclosure agreements [NDAs] in place, where even the statement that I have XXX as a client is actionable by the client. So you should insert as a minimum into any NDA you sign that 'disclosure to a court or legal inquiry or similar body' is exempt from the NDA. Regret insurance companies do not fall into this category.

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