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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.

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Understanding the Proposed Changes to Ontario’s Boiler and Pressure Vessels Regulation

Posted by Matthew Dugalic September 20, 2017

Recently, Ontario’s Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS) proposed significant amendments to the BPV Regulations that will result in a signficant change in both process and cost for vessel owners and operators.

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Cyber Breaches: More Than Your Business Systems Are at Risk of Disruption

Posted by Eleni Petros September 07, 2017

Recent cyber-attacks such as Petya/GoldenEye have shed light on directors and officers liability (D&O) risks. Companies should therefore check to make sure their directors and officers are adequately covered.

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Petya/GoldenEye Puts Spotlight on Marine Cyber Risks

Posted by Stephen Harris August 01, 2017

Risks are heightened in the shipping industry due to the increasing reliance on networked systems for operations. Any attack that disrupts these has the potential to bring trade to a temporary, but devastating, halt.

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North Korean Missile Threat Raises Political Risk Levels

Posted by Julian Macey-Dare July 28, 2017

Growing geopolitical tensions between North Korea and other countries in the region, such as South Korea and Japan, as well as with the US, have been simmering for some time. But now these tensions have been taken to the next level.

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Terrorism and Political Violence Call for Review of Insurance Strategy

Posted by Angela Duca July 20, 2017

In recent months, multinational businesses have again been reminded of the threats that politically motivated violence and foreign government actions can pose to their people, operations, and assets.

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Petya/GoldenEye Cyber-Attack Drives New Focus on Cyber Resilience

Posted by Thomas Reagan June 29, 2017

Today’s ever-evolving and unpredictable pandemic cyber-attacks necessitate continual assessments and improvements to cyber insurance and risk management programs.

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Related to: Cyber Risk

Captive Insurers Interest in Terrorism Coverage Increases

Posted by Michael Serricchio June 27, 2017

As terrorist attacks spread and evolve, the number of captive insurers writing terrorism risk coverage continues to grow.

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Are Autonomous Ships the Answer to Reducing Human Error?

Posted by Stephen Harris June 23, 2017

Autonomous technology is coming to the shipping industry, but can it eliminate the industry’s top cause of losses?

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Related to: Marine , Transportation

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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