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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.


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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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

New Cyber Threats and Regulations Call for Urgency

Posted by Kevin Richards March 05, 2019

The continually changing nature of cyber risk makes this peril especially dangerous for companies, and it is imperative for companies to manage cyber as a critical and ongoing business priority.

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

Managing Brexit Uncertainty – Learning Lessons From Recent Corporate Failures

Posted by James Crask March 04, 2019

We are living in a period of uncertainty unprecedented in living memory.  Whilst no one really knows for sure what the world will look like post Brexit, the one thing we can be certain of is that the uncertainty will eventually come to an end.

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Deal or No Deal: Preparedness in the Face of Brexit

Posted by Ailsa King January 30, 2019

As the current Brexit date of 29 March draws nearer, businesses across the UK are feeling the strains of uncertainty. Read our blog on the key risk themes organisations should consider in times of uncertainty.

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Volatile Cyber Risk Landscape Highlights Need for Insurance

Posted by Paula Miller December 07, 2018

A volatile cyber threat landscape underscores the role of cyber insurance as an essential complement to cybersecurity within an overall risk management strategy.

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

Mitigating GDPR Exposures for Directors and Officers

Posted by Sarah Downey November 05, 2018

It is important to understand new requirements under these laws and how they could affect your risk profiles, and to work with your insurance advisors to regularly review D&O and cyber coverages to keep pace with the changes. 


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Brexit: 3 Challenges for US Insurers and Multinational Companies

Posted by Praveen Sharma October 03, 2018

With less than six months until the United Kingdom leaves the European Union on March 29, there is still uncertainty surrounding the terms of the separation and the impact it will undoubtedly have on the UK, the EU, and the insurance industry — particularly, insurers and multinational companies.

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