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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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Sulphur Emissions Cap 2020 – Costs vs. Insurance

Posted by Bradley Saunders July 27, 2018

Gas emissions discharged from commercial cargo vessels have become one of the major global environmental concerns. Find out how can analytics help quantify this risk?

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Related to: Analytics , Marine

The Autonomous Vehicle Revolution: How Insurance Must Adapt

Posted by David Carlson July 18, 2018

As automotive companies grapple with the advent of autonomous vehicles and their impact on operations, they will also need to rethink how they manage risk.

 

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An Update on Changes to Ontario’s New Boilers & Pressure Vessels Regulations

Posted by Matthew Dugalic July 13, 2018

On July 1, 2018, the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) introduced new regulations governing boilers and pressure vessels in Ontario.

 

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Related to: Machinery Risk

As Medical Costs Grow, More Captives Used to Protect Employees

Posted by Lorraine Stack July 10, 2018

As businesses continue to seek ways to control these rising costs, one strategy that many are using is to insure employee benefits programs through their captive insurance companies.

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Business Interruption: Looking Beyond the Physical

Posted by Duncan Ellis June 14, 2018

With risk increasingly interconnected and interdependent in today’s rapidly changing world, your resiliency depends on how well you manage disruption, no matter its source. With the right mix of traditional and advanced risk mitigation and risk transfer strategies in place, you can overcome direct and indirect business interruption more effectively and better protect critical assets and your bottom line.

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Economy 4.0 – Risk Considerations for a New Era in Communications, Media, and Technology

Posted by Benjamin Hindson June 11, 2018

Economy 4.0 is changing the risk landscape of organisations and these risks can be managed to create opportunities. 

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Captive Owners Continue to Broaden Scope of Activity

Posted by Michael Serricchio June 06, 2018

Using a captive to write cyber terrorism risk can be a cost-effective and relatively simple means to reduce net retained risk, especially for companies that already own captives.

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Managing Your Potential Infectious Disease Exposures: 3 Steps

Posted by Christian Ryan June 05, 2018

Here are three ways global businesses can manage their potential exposure to Ebola, Nipah, and other public health threats.

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Related to: Hospitality & Gaming

Mandatory Data Breach Notification in Canada

Posted by Greg Eskins May 10, 2018

The final regulations of the Digital Privacy Act were published on April 18, 2018, and will come into effect on November 1, 2018.

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Related to: Cyber Risk

What #MeToo Means for Risk Professionals

Posted by Kelly Thoerig April 10, 2018

It’s vital that you take allegations of harassment and misconduct seriously while also taking steps to protect your organization from potential claims.

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