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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.


Tax Insurance: Mitigating Potential Pitfalls in Corporate and Debt Restructures

Posted by Kane Sim 30 July 2020

In light of the current economic climate, most corporations have experienced some degree of financial stress. This has resulted in corporate boards, management teams, and private equity funds deciding to restructure financing arrangements to bolster liquidity, which will lead to a rise in group restructurings to ensure businesses are poised for both resilience and growth.

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Using Synthetic Warranties to De-risk During Insolvency

Posted by Chris McDermott 23 July 2020

Warranties and indemnities insurance (W&I) with “synthetic warranties” is a means of providing buyers with meaningful warranty protection without subjecting administrators to any additional liability.  

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Rising Cyber Threats: How to remain resilient

Posted by Nicole Pallavicini 23 June 2020

Marsh has seen an uplift in malicious activity claims including ransomware, which is crippling organisations and their operations. See what you can do to ensure your business remains resilient against cyber attacks.

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Landmark Supreme Court Ruling Extends Title VII Protections to LGBTQ Workers

Posted by Craig Claughton 23 June 2020

The Supreme Court’s ruling on LGBTQ employees’ rights resolves what has long been a hot-button issue, and is a reminder for some employers about the actions they must now take.

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D&O - Creating options in this challenging market

Posted by Craig Claughton 28 May 2020

As we all continue to be challenged by the most volatile and restrictive Directors’ & Officers’ Liability (D&O) insurance market in the history of the segment, we are increasingly asked three key questions, find out what they are here.

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Contractual Implications of Cyber Risk: Is Your Insurance Adequate?

Posted by Kelly Butler 15 May 2020

Contractual Implications of Cyber Risk: Is Your Insurance Adequate?

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Underinvestment in Cyber Insurance Can Leave Organisations Vulnerable

Posted by Kelly Butler 15 May 2020

Underinvestment in cyber insurance can leave organisations vulnerable, but cyber insurance is a proven and effective way to transfer residual risk.

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Retail and Hospitality: Taking practical action in the face of COVID-19

Posted by Ron Tomsic 22 April 2020

As retail and hospitality businesses adjust to new realities in light of the Australian Government’s COVID-19 restriction directives, practical steps will help mitigate the impact.

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COVID-19: Insurance Implications for Financial Institutions

Posted by Richard Garside 21 April 2020

Assessing the initial potential impact that COVID-19 may bring on financial institutions and their insurance.

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COVID-19: Guidance on Trade Credit Policy Compliance

Posted by Ewan Berkemeier 20 April 2020

In challenging times, when there may be customers unable to pay debts, it is crucial for companies to familiarise themselves with policy terms and conditions.

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