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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.


Global Risks Abound for Higher Education Institutions

Posted by Jean Demchak August 22, 2019

The top global risks identified in this year’s Global Risks Report align with the disruptions impacting higher education.

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Related to: Higher Education

Helping Your Employees Cope During a Heat Wave

Posted by Richard Kennedy August 19, 2019

Record-breaking heat waves could become the new normal, making it imperative for businesses to take steps to keep employees and critical systems cool.

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4 Ways to Prepare for Event Cancellations

Posted by Greg Stevning August 12, 2019

Event cancellations can be problematic for organizers and it is imperative to have plans in place to mitigate the potential financial and reputational harm.

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Related to: Sports

Captive Insurer Growth Areas: Benefits, Third Parties, and Cyber

Posted by Michael Serricchio August 08, 2019

The number of organizations using captive insurers continues to grow, driven by greater interest in and awareness of their potential value.

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Managing Multifamily Property Risk in a Transitioning Market

Posted by Marc Reisner August 06, 2019

An already trying multifamily market has become even more difficult amidst overall marketplace shifts.

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Related to: Property

3 Ways Employers Can Prepare for New York’s New Harassment Laws

Posted by Kelly Thoerig July 31, 2019

New York state recently passed new harassment laws that will dramatically weaken employers’ defenses to hostile work environment claims.

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Taking the Full Measure of Retail, Wholesale, and Food and Beverage Cyber Risks

Posted by Susan Young July 24, 2019

Retail and food and beverage companies increasingly recognize the risk of business interruption from cyber events or technology failure – but they may not know the actual cost for their firm.

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Physician Consolidation: What About the “Tail” Policy?

Posted by Linda Jones July 18, 2019

As physicians leave private practice and join hospitals or physician groups, they need to make sure they have the right insurance coverage.

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Related to: HealthCare

Countdown to the CCPA: Failed Bill Means Stricter Personal Data Definition

Posted by Paula Miller July 17, 2019

Compliance with the CCPA has just become more challenging after a proposed amendment was struck down.

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Related to: Cyber Risk

Hurricane Season: Beware of Your Environmental Risks

Posted by Chris Smy July 11, 2019

Now that hurricane season has started, businesses must think carefully about the environmental risks that major storms can leave in their path.

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