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Risk in Context Blog

Timely blogs from our risk and insurance experts on the issues and trends that affect your business – and your bottom line.


COVID-19: What are the impacts on merger and acquisition activity?

Posted by Chris McDermott 30 March 2020

What does all COVID-19 mean for merger and acquisition (M&A) activity? Our Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisition(PEMA) team discusses what they have seen in the Pacific and Global market and how things may evolve.

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COVID-19: What Are the Management Liability Implications?

Posted by Craig Claughton 27 March 2020

It is crucial that companies, directors and officers consider the potential management liability risks as they react to restrictions on operations and staff management brought by COVID-19.

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How are Australian travel insurers handling the COVID-19?

Posted by Isabel Tran 20 March 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has raised questions for Australian travellers about their insurance coverage and to what extent are they covered.

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COVID-19's Critical Disruption of Complex Supply Chains

Posted by Ron Tomsic 04 March 2020

Understanding the complexity of supply chains and the potential impact of new disruptive events, such as the Coronavirus, is key.

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Environmental Impairment Liability Insurance

Posted by Amber Lepparde 11 February 2020

In this article, we outline what may be insured against under an Environmental Impairment Liability (EIL) Insurance policy, and for those that do have a current EIL policy we outline how you might have a valid claim.

Insurance and Risk Response to the COVID-19 for Health and Aged Care

Posted by Lyle Steffensen 06 February 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Australian Government Department of Health are closely monitoring an outbreak caused by a novel (new) coronavirus, hear from Marsh's Care Solutions Practice Leader on they effects this may have on the Australian Aged Care and Disability sector. 

Coronavirus Outbreak: Immediate Steps for Multinationals

Posted by Costa Zakis 24 January 2020

The World Health Organisation considers the emerging coronavirus outbreak “a high risk, regionally and globally,” underscoring how important it is for multinational organisations to take action now to protect people and operations.

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Industrial Manslaughter in Australia: What you need to know

Posted by Ciara Donnelly 21 January 2020

As of the 5th of December 2019, 152 Australian employees have lost their life at their place of work. As a result, there has been extensive discussion and calls for reform in Australia in the area of workplace health and safety, as well as for the introduction of industrial manslaughter legislation.

Into the Future of the Disability Royal Commission - Calendar of 2020 Events Released

Posted by Lyle Steffensen 15 January 2020

See the key calendar dates for the Disability Royal Commission that you may need to know for 2020!

Bushfire Assistance for Aged Care Organisations

Posted by Lyle Steffensen 12 November 2019

A "catastrophic" fire danger rating has been issues to Greater Sydney, Greater Hunter and Illawarra/Shoalhaven areas on Tuesday, November 12.

We understand that our aged care clients have risk management plans in place which deal with a range of emergencies, but for extra assistance, we have collated some resources avialable to you.

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