Insurance for Pension Funds

Insurance for pension plan decision-makers

Zurich knows the pension business thanks to far-reaching experience and is aware of the risks against which pension funds and their decision-makers should be insured. The pecuniary loss liability insurance Pension Trustee Liability (PTL) delivers the right protection.

At a glance

  • Protection for claims against the pension plan or its sponsor (professional indemnity)
  • Protection for private assets belonging to directors and officers (directors’ & officers’ liability)
  • Optional coverage for the pension plan as regards criminal acts (breach of fidelity) 
  • Pays the costs of justified claims and legal defense against unjustified claims
  • Comprehensive security thanks to numerous additional coverage modules

In detail

Pension trustee liability insurance protects pension funds and pension plans (and their sponsors) against the financial consequences of claims for damages.

Basic protection

  • Insurance for foundation or supervisory board members, members of the board of directors and other decision-makers for pension plans and their sponsors
  • Protection for claims involving the administration, management or control of pension plans
  • Basic coverage such as professional indemnity, directors’ & officers’ liability and breach of fidelity (optional)

Comprehensive solution thanks to many additional modules (selection)

  • Covers immediate costs in emergencies and the costs of investigations, penal prosecution, extradition proceedings or the costs involved in obtaining bail
  • Pays fines and penalties incurred as a result of civil or administrative proceedings
  • Zurich covers the costs of psychological counseling in crisis management and the expense of maintaining the usual standard of living in the event of penal prosecution
  • Pays additional legal defense costs if the sum insured has been used up
  • Financial security for computer crime and forgery
  • Pays the costs of business interruption, extortion and damage to property in custody

Good to know

Use pension trustee liability insurance to protect yourself against these risks, among others:

  • Complaints from beneficiaries and supervisory authorities
  • Below-average investment results
  • Growing accounting requirements
  • Restructuring efforts
  • Monitoring transactions and their costs
  • Delegating tasks

Our advisory service

Are you looking for comprehensive insurance coverage to protect your pension plan’s decision-makers? Then get in touch with us!

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