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Risk in Context Blog

Timely posts from our risk and insurance experts on the issues and trends that affect your business — and your bottom line

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Insurance Considerations in Affordable Housing Development

Posted by Marc Reisner Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Financing of affordable multifamily housing project is complex and developers should consider a number of insurance actions to limit their risks. 

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Related to: Real Estate

Ruling on Biometric Information Paves Way for Plaintiffs to Establish Standing

Posted by David Finz Monday, 04 February 2019

With a chance for similar rulings, businesses should assess their policies to determine whether they have sufficient coverage.

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

Spotted Lanternfly: 5 Actions to Minimize Contamination Risks

Posted by Paul Baute Friday, 18 January 2019

The spotted lanternfly could pose significant risks to businesses that transport agricultural crops and other products. The detection of the pest in several East Coast states makes it important that these companies take actions to comply with state-specific enforcement efforts. 

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Related to: Agriculture , Transportation

Higher Education: Mitigating a Reduction in Foreign Students

Posted by Jean Demchak Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Risk managers need to be agile in seeking the right solutions to address challenges posed by a dwindling international student base.

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Related to: Education

Earthquake Resilience: Loss Prevention and Insurance Recovery Considerations

Posted by Annette Sanchez Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Recovering from a major earthquake can be a time consuming process that includes hidden dangers. Businesses need to look at ways to prevent further losses and at how their insurance coverage can help with their recovery and rebuilding.

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Volatile Cyber Risk Landscape Highlights Need for Insurance

Posted by Paula Miller Friday, 07 December 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

Preparing for D&O Renewals in the Era of #MeToo

Posted by Sarah Downey Monday, 19 November 2018

The #MeToo movement has put the spotlight on sexual misconduct in the workplace, making it essential for organizations to have a robust directors and officers (D&O) liability insurance program.

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As SPAC Activity Heats Up, Directors and Officers Must Consider Their Personal Liability

Posted by Andrew Pendergast Wednesday, 14 November 2018

SPAC directors and officers must consider the potential risks they face and how to appropriately protect their personal assets in the event of a claim.

As SPAC Activity Heats Up, Directors and Officers Must Consider Their Personal Liability

Posted by Andrew Pendergast Wednesday, 14 November 2018

SPAC directors and officers must consider the potential risks they face and how to appropriately protect their personal assets in the event of a claim.

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Mitigating GDPR Exposures for Directors and Officers

Posted by Sarah Downey Monday, 05 November 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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