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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.


9 Steps for Renewing Your Insurance Program in a Transitioning Market

Posted by Christopher Lang January 16, 2020

As commercial insurance prices continue to increase, buyers must work with their brokers to differentiate their risks and start the renewal process early.

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International Insurance Coverage: Might Construction Companies Be Spending Too Much?

November 28, 2019

They may be paying a price for their cautious approach to insurance. A global program might be the answer without exposing themselves to financial, compliance breaches, and other penalties.

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The Strategic Path to Cyber Resiliency

Posted by Susan Young November 20, 2019

Retail, food, and beverage companies must take a strategic approach to cyber risk to help manage the impact on operations during and after a cyber incident. 

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Reducing Risks Through Digital

Posted by Adrian Pellen November 15, 2019

The drive toward digitalization and automation isn’t just about increasing productivity. It’s also about attracting the next, tech-savvy generation to the industry by making construction sites better places to work.

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Winter is Coming – Six Considerations for Building Owners

Posted by Luke Pallister October 07, 2019

Severe weather combined with a lack of preparation can have dire consequences for building owners. These outcomes can be mitigated with the right advance preparation. 

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Driving Abroad and Motor Insurance Cover Documentation in the Event of a “No Deal” Brexit

Posted by Anthony Monaghan September 30, 2019

Although the state of play with Brexit are still uncertain, as long as there is potential for a no deal Brexit, organisations should continue to plan on this basis.

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Related to: Motor Risk , Transportation

Global Risks Abound for Higher Education Institutions

Posted by Jean Demchak August 22, 2019

The top global risks identified in this year’s Global Risks Report align with the disruptions impacting higher education.

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Related to: Higher Education

Captive Insurer Growth Areas: Benefits, Third Parties, and Cyber

Posted by Michael Serricchio August 08, 2019

The number of organizations using captive insurers continues to grow, driven by greater interest in and awareness of their potential value.

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Tailings Storage Facilities: From Design to Closure – A Liability Lifecycle

Posted by Manuela Battello August 06, 2019

Tailings storage facilities are a recognized key risk exposure in the mining sector. These structures can be of significant size, storing tens of millions of cubic meters of tailings. They are also highly complex structures that vary depending on a host of parameters such as design, age, maintenance, and tailings characteristics among others.

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Related to Mining

Data is the Key to an Improved Risk Strategy

Posted by Brian C. Elowe May 08, 2019

With data at their fingertips, risk managers have an unprecedented opportunity to better understand their company’s risks and develop decision-making frameworks for risk finance and other mitigation investments.

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Related to Property