Does your insurance broker really ‘get’ what you do? From IP to IPO, La Playa’s specialist Science & Technology insurance practice gives tech entrepreneurs and titans of industry the space and freedom to innovative, build, and disrupt. We’ll help you protect your business with smart, flexible, high-performance insurance - with a friendly human UI. We understand the risks and pressures you face - and we speak your language.
Businesses in Science & Technology face constant change in legislation and regulation, with global risks and liabilities that innovative businesses must constantly keep in mind. As the law struggles to keep pace with technology, La Playa’s Science & Technology team can keep your business the right side of compliance and emerging risks, so your efforts can stay focused on development and innovation.
Whether your business is in ICT, Fintech, Life Sciences, Nanotechnology, Electronics, Cleantech or other science and technology disciplines, our holistic understanding of the latest changes and regulations surrounding these fields means we can provide the proper insurance protection and expert advice your business needs.
We'll undertake a full appraisal of your insurable risks, then design a bespoke insurance portfolio and business continuity plan to provide the very best protection for your business, within a sensible budget. We offer a suite of complementary analytical and advisory services to get your business on a firm footing as it grows.
Based in the US and the UK, La Playa is a registered Lloyd’s of London broker, and we can take care of even the most unusual and complex risks, with direct access to world-class underwriting solutions from the elite market of premier specialist insurance.
Careful listening to really understand your needs and priorities
As much help as you need with completing forms to provide risk information
A discreet and complimentary appraisal* to assess the risks and ensure you have the right coverage where you need it
An independent market review - so you don’t have to shop around comparing policies, cover limits, risks covered and smallprint exclusions
Careful monitoring of the carriers’ financial strength, claims and customer service
An independent recommendation of the best policy for you - and why
Specialist policy wordings from underwriters who have demonstrated excellence and deep understanding of your risk exposures. We have analyzed a wide range of policy wordings and have selected only the best for our panel. Our advisors have a deep working knowledge of these policies
*subject to insurer availability
An intelligently designed portfolio of protection across multiple asset classes, liabilities and territories
Advice on how best to manage your risks - to keep you safe but also to keep insurance costs down
A dedicated advisor so you can speak to the same person each time.
Expert guidance on valuations, security and risk management, and connecting you with specialist advisors and suppliers
Direct phone and email access to your adviser for questions and advice.
Policy documents emailed to you - no logins and passwords to remember
An advocate beside you if you make a claim - thinking laterally to mitigate the impact, making useful connections to get you back up and running, and driving through a swift financial settlement
Global, borderless, and constantly changing: businesses and organizations in the science and technology industries are facing challenges, risks, and liabilities never before seen, and La Playa is ready to tackle these issues with you and your team, head-on.
We operate with a client-centered service, helping you develop your tech business safely with the help of our human, face-to-face service. Make the best decisions with the proper advice, and step forward with confidence.
La Playa Science & Technology will be your safety net in the ever-changing minefield of law and regulation. Keep your business safe with us as it grows.
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