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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.


OSHA Enforcement Delays Require Extra Vigilance

Posted by Allen Gilley August 04, 2017

While there continues to be regulatory uncertainty, organizations potentially impacted by these rules must remain aware of developments that could affect not only their compliance efforts but their reputations as employers.

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Managing Risk in an Evolving Automotive Industry

Posted by Darren Howlett August 02, 2017

Rethinking business models and being ready for new risks will better position you to face the rapidly changing environment to come.

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Related to: Automotive , Transportation

Petya/GoldenEye Puts Spotlight on Marine Cyber Risks

Posted by Stephen Harris August 01, 2017

Risks are heightened in the shipping industry due to the increasing reliance on networked systems for operations. Any attack that disrupts these has the potential to bring trade to a temporary, but devastating, halt.

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North Korean Missile Threat Raises Political Risk Levels

Posted by Julian Macey-Dare July 28, 2017

Growing geopolitical tensions between North Korea and other countries in the region, such as South Korea and Japan, as well as with the US, have been simmering for some time. But now these tensions have been taken to the next level.

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New Law Leaves Directors and Officers in Malaysia Vulnerable

Posted by Ann Longmore July 28, 2017

The Malaysian Companies Act of 2016 — which recently replaced the Malaysian Companies Act of 1965 — creates significant concerns for organizations that operate in the country.

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Terrorism and Political Violence Call for Review of Insurance Strategy

Posted by Angela Duca July 20, 2017

In recent months, multinational businesses have again been reminded of the threats that politically motivated violence and foreign government actions can pose to their people, operations, and assets.

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Five Ways to Strengthen Your Contractual Risk Transfer Program

Posted by Janice Collins July 12, 2017

Managing contractual risk can be challenging, increasingly so as additional insured status has been eroded over time.

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

Posted by Thomas Reagan June 29, 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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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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