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Risk in Context Blog

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


Directors and Officers Liability Side A Claims: Preparing for the Unknown

03 December 2019

The increase in directors and officers claims globally has been accompanied by an increase in side A claims, highlighting the need for side A cover.

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

28 November 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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How Recent Protests Might Affect Business Operations in Latin America

Ed Nicholson 18 November 2019

Latin America is experiencing levels of social unrest not seen in decades, with various countries all experiencing large protests in recent months. 

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Tomorrow's Manufacturers – Are You in Need of a Change in Course?

23 October 2019

Manufacturers are once again facing an evolution for survival against today’s backdrop of economic, social, and political change. Economic slowdown around the globe, Brexit, and the continued uncertainty around trade agreements and protectionism remain in the minds of many.

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

Posted by Anthony Monaghan 30 September 2019

While UK Parliamentary decisions are being made there are still three potential outcomes when it comes to Britain leaving the European Union (EU): A deal, no deal, and no Brexit. Although the state of play may change, 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

Marine Insurance Digitalization: 5 Key Takeaways

Posted by Marcus Baker 18 September 2019

Marsh's schemes and affinities business is the largest in the UK by market share according to a new market report published by Finaccord, a leading international market research and consulting company.

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Related to: Marine

Quantifying the Full Costs of a Product Defect

Posted by Alec Baker 10 September 2019

The fallout from a defective product can include brand, operational, and financial damage; could you quantify the potential impact on your business?

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Related to: Analytics

Conduct Risk: Impacts and Implications for Financial Institutions

Posted by David Nayler 09 September 2019

Identifying corporate conduct is key to all risks. Not getting conduct and culture correct has regulatory and reputational — and a potential financial — impact.

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Are You Keeping Track of Your Supply Chain?

Posted by David Tate 19 August 2019

Traditional supply chains and their processes today are experiencing unprecedented change. This has been stimulated by a number of global factors, including an unstable political and economic environment, extreme weather, evolving consumer preferences, and the considerable shift towards automation and digitalisation.

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Exposure Quantification is the Key to Understanding an Organisation's Vulnerability to Cryptocurrency Theft

Posted by Neil Head 13 August 2019

Since the advent of bitcoin – the first digital currency – in 2009, and blockchain, the payment network technology over which cryptocurrencies are transacted over, the number of cryptocurrency users has consistently grown.

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