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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 Insurers Interest in Terrorism Coverage Increases

Posted by Michael Serricchio June 27, 2017

As terrorist attacks spread and evolve, the number of captive insurers writing terrorism risk coverage continues to grow.

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Captive Insurers Tapping Surpluses to Decrease Cost of Risk

Posted by Tina Summers June 12, 2017

For many organizations, captives are at the core of their risk management strategy, and have moved beyond a traditional role of financing only property/casualty risks.

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The DOL’s Fiduciary Rule Is Here

Posted by Michael White June 09, 2017

The DOL’s fiduciary rule is now in effect and can impact any financial institution offering retirement investment advice.

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Recent Attacks Highlight Need for Enhanced Resilience Strategies

Posted by Chandra Seymour June 07, 2017

In light of recent terrorist attacks, businesses should review and revise safety, security, and recovery plans to better protect people, assets, and operations.

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Related to: Marsh Risk Consulting

4 Ways to Prepare as Hurricane Season Begins

Posted by Duncan Ellis June 01, 2017

No matter what forecasters are saying about the upcoming hurricane season, it’s essential to prepare for the effects of the next storm on your people and operations.

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More Multinationals Using Captive Insurers for Cyber and Benefits Risks

Posted by Lorraine Stack May 30, 2017

As organizations’ understanding of risk matures, more multinational companies are using captives in areas beyond traditional property and casualty risks.

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Getting to Zero: 10 Principles for Reducing Workplace Safety Incidents

Posted by Larry Pearlman May 25, 2017

A virtually injury-free workplace may sound impossible, but that goal is within reach.

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WannaCry Means GottaAct: Lessons in Ransomware’s Wake

Posted by Thomas Reagan May 18, 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

3 Ways to Limit Prescription Drug Costs in Your Workers’ Compensation Program

Posted by Dennis Tierney May 16, 2017

Although spending on prescription drugs for injured workers fell by 7.6%, physician dispensing, frequent opioid prescriptions, and costly compounded medications continue to pose challenges for employers.

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3 Risk Management Challenges for Your Business To Get In Front Of

Posted by Brian C. Elowe May 15, 2017

The pace at which organizations are adopting disruptive technology has a ripple effect on insurance and risk management. Proactivity is a must to stay ahead of the risks that come with these disruptive applications.

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