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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.


Ransomware: Are You Really Resilient?

19 May 2021

In her second article, Magda Chelly dissects two recent ransomware attacks and uncovers how cybercriminals circumvented cybersecurity controls. Learn from seven effective steps to prepare and respond effectively.

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Korea: Healthy Workforce

20 April 2021

With the increased in the needs and greater level of flexibility in employee choice for their benefits, Mercer Marsh Benefits MMB Korea is focusing on providing value through our one-stop group medical insurance service via our unique mobile platform, MCare. 

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Real Estate Risk Evolution: Adapt through Corporate Governance

Posted by Ed Farrelly 29 March 2021

Economic and Social issues came to the fore of the 2021 Global Risks Perception Survey (GRPS), presented by the World Economic Forum, which coincides with the rising importance placed on Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG).

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Related to: Real Estate

$40 Million Ransom: Do You Pay?

12 March 2021

More and more companies are hit by cyber-attacks. Is it real or just fake news? Let us delve into the facts of ransomware and its modus operandi.

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Related to: Cyber Risk

WEF Global Risks Report Press Conference: Key Takeaways

26 January 2021

Recap and summary: The virtual conference launch of World Economic Forum’s 16th edition of the Global Risks Report, written in collaboration with MMC.

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Women in Tech: Uplifting Sisters in Cybersecurity

18 January 2021

Asia Head of Cyber Risk Consulting, Magda Chelly speaks to Singapore Global Network about how more can be done in Singapore for cyber awareness, cybersecurity and the adoption of cyber risk management measures.

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Related to: Cyber Risk

David Jacob in WiRE's Inspiring Leaders Series

17 January 2021

Mary Soltysiak of Women in Reinsurance (WiRE) interviewed David Jacob, CEO Marsh Asia, for the first in 2021's "Inspiring Leaders Series". Launched in 2016, Women in Reinsurance is a non-profit, volunteer-run association consisting of Committee Members working across the reinsurance industry. Find out David's perspectives on D&I, leadership, and more.

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Proptech in Real Estate: Opportunity or Threat?

09 December 2020

The adoption of Property Technology (Proptech) solutions has accelerated this year as companies and consumers continue their activities under restricted travel and physical interactions.

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Related to: Real Estate , Cyber Risk

People in Real Estate: Taking Care of Your Occupiers, Employees, and Customers

23 November 2020

When we think about change in Real Estate, we really must consider people, whether they be customers, employees or the wider community. People are the source of demand for Real Estate and providing a safe environment is critical for both occupiers and owners. 

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Related to Real Estate

Five Ways COVID-19 Has Impacted Construction Companies

Posted By Kelly Outram 28 October 2020

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the business models, ways of working and risk profiles of many global construction companies.

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Related to: Construction