Insurance

  1. After the Flood: Hurricane Sandy's Impact on the Music Business

    November 02, 2012 8:45 PM EDT (Photo: Doug Kuntz) Below is an article from an in-depth package in the new issue of Billboard examining Hurricane Sandy's enormous economic impact on the music business. You can buy this issue -- which also features a cover story on Alicia K ...

  2. Hurricane Sandy to Cost Live-Entertainment Business Millions in Lost Profits, Expenses

    October 29, 2012 12:20 PM EDT With an ever-increasing number of live events being cancelled or postponed as Hurricane Sandy nears the Eastern Seaboard, stakeholders in the live entertainment industry are reviewing their insurance policies and contemplating big losses in market ...

  3. Willie Robertson, Music Biz Insurance Pioneer, Remembered

    July 21, 2011 11:16 AM EDT The life of music industry insurance innovator Willie Robertson (67), who died of cancer in London on July 9, is to be celebrated at a London thanksgiving service Oct. 5 Robertson pioneered insurance for touring acts, building a former pariah sect ...

  4. Insurer Seeks to Void Policy for Michael Jackson Shows

    June 06, 2011 8:50 PM EDT The insurer of Michael Jackson's canceled comeback concerts has asked a judge to nullify a policy intended to protect concert promoters if the singer wasn't able to complete the shows. Lloyd's of London sued AEG Live and Jackson ...

  5. Iggy Pop Insurance Ad Criticized By Regulator

    April 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A U.K. TV commercial for car insurer Swiftcover.com featuring Iggy Pop has been criticized by the advertising regulator after it emerged that musicians could not get insurance with the company. However, Swiftcover.com has pre-empted a ban by annou ...

  6. AEG Prepared To Self-Insure Jackson Shows

    March 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT AEG chief executive Randy Phillips has reportedly confirmed that the company would be prepared to self-insure Michael Jackson in the event of a shortfall in insurance coverage for all the singer's concerts. "We would be prepared to self- ...

  7. Iggy Pop Insurance Ad Courts Controversy

    February 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST Iggy Pop is at the center of a dispute over his involvement in commercials for U.K. car insurance company Swiftcover.com, after it emerged that musicians were unable to get cover with the company. As part of a £25 million ($36 million) car insuran ...

  8. RETAIL TRACK: EXCLUSIVELY YOURS

    October 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Premiums Affect The Long-Term Physical World: Last week, Don VanCleave, who heads the Coalition of Independent Music Stores, dramatically brought exclusives back in How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Pr ...

  9. RETAIL TRACK: EXCLUSIVELY YOURS

    October 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Premiums Affect The Long-Term Physical World: Last week, Don VanCleave, who heads the Coalition of Independent Music Stores, dramatically brought exclusives back in How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Pr ...

  10. RETAIL TRACK: EXCLUSIVELY YOURS

    October 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Premiums Affect The Long-Term Physical World: Last week, Don VanCleave, who heads the Coalition of Independent Music Stores, dramatically brought exclusives back in How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Pr ...

  11. RETAIL TRACK: EXCLUSIVELY YOURS

    October 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Premiums Affect The Long-Term Physical World: Last week, Don VanCleave, who heads the Coalition of Independent Music Stores, dramatically brought exclusives back in How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Pr ...

  12. RETAIL TRACK: EXCLUSIVELY YOURS

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Premiums Affect The Long-Term Physical World: Last week, Don VanCleave, who heads the Coalition of Independent Music Stores, dramatically brought exclusives back in How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Pr ...

  13. Limp Bizkit Insurer Denies Liability

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An insurance company that issued a policy for rock band Limp Bizkit is asking a Los Angeles Superior Court judge to rule it has no liability for any damages awarded as the result of a teenage fan's de LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An insurance company ...

  14. EchoStar Settles Dispute Over Bad Satellite

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST EchoStar Communications Corp. has agreed to settle a five-plus-year insurance claim over a malfunctioning satellite that could net up to $240 million. DENVER (AP) -- EchoStar Communications Corp. has agreed to settle a five-plus-year insurance cla ...

  15. Station Club Owners Personally Liable For $1.06 Million In Fines

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Court has held the owners of the Station club personally liable for a $1.06 million penalty for failing to carry workers' comp insurance for some three years. NASHVILLE -- A Rhode Island Workers' ...

  16. Heavy D's Insurer Ordered To Pay

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nearly 13 years after a stampede by fans at a celebrity basketball game, an insurance dispute over Heavy D & the Boyz's coverage for deaths and injuries at the event was tried without a jury in a NEW YORK -- Nearly 13 years after a st ...

  17. R.I. Workers' Comp Court Fines Station Owners $1 Mil

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Derderians personally liable for lack of insurance. Derderians personally liable for lack of insurance. News ...

  18. Legal Matters

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group files suit against three insurance companies over damages it incurred from a seperate TVT suit. Universal Music Group files suit against three insurance companies over damages it incurred from a seperate TVT suit. News ...

  19. The Orchard Artists To Get Insurance

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Orchard Global Media Group says its will offer insurance to artists through a new partnership with Working Today's Freelancers Union, a New York non-profit group that provides independent workers with Orchard Global Media Group says its will ...