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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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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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Reaping a Tech Dividend: Doing More with Less

Posted by Rohan Bhappu 30 January 2018

Risk managers in today’s disruptive and tech-driven era face a fundamental conundrum: Having to do more with lesser resources.

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Cybersecurity: Considerations for Directors and Officers

Posted by Oliver Howell 29 September 2017

Cyber security clearly is a boardroom issue for Directors and Officers now, what you should do to transfer the risks of liability out?

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Extreme Weather Events: Dealing with the Aftermath

Posted by Wendy Lim 30 August 2017

A series of extreme weather events around the world in the past couple of weeks devastated cities, took lives, damaged property, and disrupted businesses. Marsh offers insurance claims tips for these, and similar weather and natural catastrophe events in future.

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Related to: Claims , Claims Management

North Korean Missile Threat Raises Political Risk Levels

Posted by Julian Macey-Dare 21 July 2017

Tensions are growing following reports of missile testing by North Korea. With increased political risk, this blog explores things to consider. 

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Petya/GoldenEye Cyber-Attack Drives New Focus on Cyber Resilience

Posted by Thomas Reagan 30 June 2017

Today’s ever-evolving and unpredictable pandemic cyber-attacks necessitate continual assessments and improvements to cyber insurance and risk management programs.

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WannaCry Means GottaAct: Lessons in Ransomware’s Wake

Posted by Thomas Reagan 18 May 2017

Firms need a comprehensive cyber risk management strategy to ensure a quick, effective response against ransomware and other evolving threats.

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk