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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.


3 Ways Prototype Wind Turbine Projects Can Improve Insurance and Financing Outcomes

Posted by Jake Compton November 17, 2020

OEMs are developing more efficient and reliable wind turbine models — but their largely unproven nature is creating insurance and risk management challenges.

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Related to: Energy

Captives Writing Third-Party Risks on the Rise

October 07, 2020

Although most organizations continue to form captives primarily to fund their self-insured risks, a growing number see advantages in writing third-party risks.

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Managing Directors’ and Officers’ Personal Liability as SPAC Fever Pitch Continues

Posted by Mach Millett October 06, 2020

Special purpose acquisition vehicles are growing in popularity, but could bring risks for directors and officers. Here's how they can protect themselves.

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Renewable Energy: Risk Management Maturity Contributes to Lower Project Costs

Posted by Michael Kolodner September 28, 2020

Renewable energy companies need to evolve to take advantage of proven risk management tools and resources.

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Related to: Energy , United States

As Banks Jump in the Cryptocurrency Game, Insurance and Risk Considerations Are Key

Posted by Jackie Quintal September 24, 2020

New OCC guidance on cryptocurrency will create new opportunities for banks and others. But they’ll need to properly evaluate risk at launch and at maturity to better structure insurance programs and compete in this space.

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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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