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Risk in Context

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


Captive Interest Surges Among Senior Care Providers

Posted by Joanne Wankmiller September 15, 2020

Senior care providers struggling to secure needed coverage through the traditional insurance market may achieve financial flexibility by setting up an insurance captive. 

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Related to: HealthCare , United States

Restoration Robotics Decision a Positive Step for the IPO Market

Posted by Sarah Downey September 14, 2020

A recent court decision will help to limit Section 11 exposure for companies contemplating going public, but we shouldn’t expect to see an immediate impact on D&O pricing.

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Four Steps to Help Your Employees During a Catastrophe

Posted by Renata Elias September 03, 2020

The importance of developing, maintaining, and testing preparedness plans cannot be overstated.

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3 Key Insurance Coverage Considerations Following a Hurricane

Posted by Srivatsan Sridharan September 03, 2020

Whether your property is affected by wind, flood, storm surge, or environmental damage, working with your insurance advisors to understand your insurance coverage and give notice on any policy(ies) triggered by the event can help you comply with reporting provisions, maximize your recovery, and minimize disruptions to your normal operations.

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Recovering from a Hurricane: 7 Steps to Ensure Business Continuity

Posted by Renata Elias August 27, 2020

In the wake of a hurricane or tropical storm, businesses should take a close look at their existing corporate-level crisis management, emergency response, and business continuity plans. It’s imperative to ensure these plans are being activated appropriately to help workforces and businesses during and after a crisis.

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Building a Responsive Insurance Program Amid Growing Political and Social Unrest

Posted by Tarique Nageer August 03, 2020

Several forms of insurance can hep protect against political violence and terrorism, but it’s important to know how all of the pieces can fit together.

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Hailstorm Risks Need Not Put Solar Energy Projects in Peril

Posted by Michael Kolodner July 15, 2020

More frequent and severe natural catastrophes, including hailstorms, are a threat to the financial stability and security of solar photovoltaic projects.

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Related to: Energy

Even as COVID-19 Lockdowns Ease, Vigilance Remains Key

Posted by Greg Rodway. June 24, 2020

As COVID-19 lockdowns ease, employers shouldn’t be lulled into a false sense of security and complacency.

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Related to: Marsh Risk Consulting

Landmark Supreme Court Ruling Extends Title VII Protections to LGBTQ Workers

Posted by Kelly Thoerig June 16, 2020

The Supreme Court’s ruling on LGBTQ employees’ rights resolves what has long been a hot-button issue, and is a reminder for some employers about the actions they must now take.

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4 Ways to Prepare for Civil Unrest Risks

Posted by Renata Elias May 29, 2020

Thorough and well-tested crisis management, crisis communications, emergency response, and business continuity plans and appropriate insurance coverage can help your organization respond in a crisis, protect your people and assets, and more quickly return to normal operations.

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Related to: Marsh Risk Consulting