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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.

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Volatile Cyber Risk Landscape Highlights Need for Insurance

Posted by Paula Miller 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

Alternative Risk Transfer Solutions - Parametrics

Posted by Meena Surtani 05 November 2018

Alternative risk solutions are contracts, structures, or solutions provided by insurance and reinsurance companies that enable firms either to finance or to transfer risk in a non-traditional way.

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Related to: Marsh Risk Consulting

Compliance, Risk Management and Regulation to further Enable Finance in Growing Markets

Posted by Yiming Shen 08 October 2018

As a region, Asia is in the growth phase in terms of supply chain finance (SCF).  Growth across global and regional banks range between 0-50%, and average about 20%-30%.  Not only are local MNCs and large corporates seeking supply chain finance programs, but unmet demand in current global programs continued to be filled. It is not surprising that SCF is of the greatest focus to banks.

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Related to: Supply Chain

Powering Ahead of the Evolving Risk Landscape

Posted by Glenn Preece 04 October 2018

The power industry risk landscape is constantly evolving and today’s insurance and risk managers must remain vigilant of the trends and issues impacting their business.

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Related to: Power & Utilities

Ensuring the Best Insurance Recovery on a Major Loss

Posted by Dennis Dalati 02 October 2018

The key to making the most of your coverage is to work closely with your appointed experts and broker. Let them navigate you through the process of claiming against your policy.

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True Inclusion: Putting Awareness Into Action

Posted by Ryan Wong 02 October 2018

As the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, our commitment to diversity is critical for attracting talented people, serving clients, and generating creative business solutions. Demonstrating our steadfast belief in the cause, the Marsh and wider Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) team in Singapore celebrated diversity and inclusion for three days at the end of September 2018.

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Related to: diversity

Maximizing Your Recovery From Mangkhut

Posted by Adrian Sargent 18 September 2018

Super Typhoon Mangkhut is one of the most powerful storms to hit the region in decades. Over the past weekend, the typhoon caused extensive damage to property across northern Philippines, Hong Kong, Macau, and southern provinces in China.

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Activating Your Risk Transfer Measures in the Aftermath of a Super Typhoon

Posted by Dennis Dalati 14 September 2018

Once again, numerous countries in east and southeast Asia are bracing for a super typhoon. With sustained winds of up to 240km/h, Super Typhoon Mangkhut is the strongest storm of 2018 and predicted to be the most powerful to hit Hong Kong since records began. It eclipses Typhoon Jebi which hit Western Japan recently and Typhoon Hato which wrecked widespread damage in Macau last year.

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Tomorrow’s Risks Today

Posted by Edward Farrelly 12 September 2018

The Lloyd’s City Risk Index Discussion took place in Hong Kong on September 6, 2018. The event was jointly organized by Marsh and Lloyd’s, in collaboration with PARIMA. Edward Farrelly moderated discussions at the event.

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Related to: Real Estate

Healthcare and Cyber Security Risks

Posted by Prashansa Daga 24 July 2018

To understand just how concerned healthcare providers should be about cyber risk, consider this - private health information is now more valuable on the black market than most other forms of personally identifiable information (PII).

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