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Risk in Context

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


Seismic Hazards in Canada: 3 Changes to Consider From the Newly Updated National Building Code

Posted by June 14, 2017

The latest release of the National Research Council’s National Building Code of Canada highlights significant changes the seismic hazard risks across the country.

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Captive Insurers Tapping Surpluses to Decrease Cost of Risk

Posted by Tina Summers June 12, 2017

For many organizations, captives are at the core of their risk management strategy, and have moved beyond a traditional role of financing only property/casualty risks.

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Recent Attacks Highlight Need for Enhanced Resilience Strategies

Posted by Chandra Seymour June 07, 2017

In light of recent terrorist attacks, businesses should review and revise safety, security, and recovery plans to better protect people, assets, and operations.

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Related to: Marsh Risk Consulting

More Multinationals Using Captive Insurers for Cyber and Benefits Risks

Posted by Lorraine Stack May 30, 2017

As organizations’ understanding of risk matures, more multinational companies are using captives in areas beyond traditional property and casualty risks.

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Getting to Zero: 10 Principles for Reducing Workplace Safety Incidents

Posted by Larry Pearlman May 25, 2017

A virtually injury-free workplace may sound impossible, but that goal is within reach.

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WannaCry Means GottaAct: Lessons in Ransomware’s Wake

Posted by Thomas Reagan May 18, 2017

Firms need a comprehensive cyber risk management strategy to ensure a quick, effective response against ransomware and other evolving threats.

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

3 Risk Management Challenges for Your Business To Get In Front Of

Posted by Brian C. Elowe May 15, 2017

The pace at which organizations are adopting disruptive technology has a ripple effect on insurance and risk management. Proactivity is a must to stay ahead of the risks that come with these disruptive applications.

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Financial Executives: 3 Strategies for Managing Geopolitical Risk

Posted by Justin Walsleben May 11, 2017

Strategies financial executives can use to better prepare for such events and protect their organizations’ assets, people, and bottom lines.

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Should Cybersecurity Be a Catch-All for Disruptive Tech Risks?

Posted by Thomas Quigley May 08, 2017

Understanding how disruptive technologies can change risk profiles can provide a clearer view of the type of data risk professionals must monitor.

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Related to: Cyber Risk

Lead the Way: Combat Tech Disruption Risk

Posted by Brian C. Elowe April 28, 2017

Risk professionals must cultivate a collaborative approach to keep pace with disruptive technology risks.

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