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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.


Employer Risks Remain Despite New Joint Employment Rule

Posted by Kelly Thoerig January 30, 2020

New regulations interpreting joint employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act include a four-factor balancing test used to determine employer status. 

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Climate Change Brings Risks, But Also Possibilities

Posted by Fabrice Lebourgeois January 30, 2020

Greater recognition and understanding of potential climate risks is essential. Organizations should reexamine their business models and determine how they are holding up amid new challenges. 

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Cryptocurrency: 5 Trends to Watch in 2020

Posted by Sarah Downey January 29, 2020

As interest in the digital asset space grows, companies should be watching for five trends in 2020.

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New Coronavirus Outbreak: Immediate Steps for Multinationals

Posted by Renata Elias January 23, 2020

The World Health Organization considers the emerging coronavirus outbreak “a high risk, regionally and globally,” underscoring how important it is for multinational organizations to take action now to protect people and operations.

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CCPA Is a Game Changer for Business Data Practices

Posted by Tim Marlin January 16, 2020

The landmark California Consumer Privacy Act enacts the broadest privacy protections in the US.

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Related to: Cyber Risk

Sports Betting: 3 Cyber Risk Considerations for Organizations

Posted by Stephen Quintana December 13, 2019

As we await more states to introduce regulations allowing for sports betting, teams and league associations need to understand and mitigate potential risks. 

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Related to: Sports

4 Ways Manufacturers Can Mitigate Supply Chain Cyber Risks

Posted by Elisabeth Case December 10, 2019

Manufacturing companies rank supply chain disruption as one of their top risk concerns, but few are confident about preventing cyber threats posed by third parties. 

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Manufacturing

The Strategic Path to Cyber Resiliency

Posted by Susan Young November 20, 2019

Retail, food, and beverage companies must take a strategic approach to cyber risk to help manage the impact on operations during and after a cyber incident. 

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9 Steps for Renewing Your Insurance Program in a Transitioning Market

Posted by Christopher Lang November 18, 2019

As commercial insurance prices continue to increase, buyers must work with their brokers to differentiate their risks and start the renewal process early.

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California Wildfires: Are You Covered?

Posted by Michael Rouse November 06, 2019

As the California wildfires continue, businesses affected by planned power outages are asking whether their losses are covered. 

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Related to: Property