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The construction insurance marketplace


Expectations for construction risks: Rates, terms and conditions Continue reading →

Should general counsel have “overall responsibility” for a firm’s legal function?


Sounds like there should be an obvious answer to the question in my headline? Instead in the case of U.K. financial institutions it may turn out to be a case of “be careful what you wish for”. Continue reading →

The increasing trend toward pay transparency: EEOC announces changes to EEO-1 report


On September 29, 2016 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced final changes to amend the annual EEO-1 report. Beginning in 2018, not only will applicable employers have to submit demographic information, but employee W-2 wages and hours worked data … Continue reading →

Winter storms and hurricanes, all of an afternoon


A forecast given by a long-range climate model differs to that of a short-range weather model, as it expresses the likelihood of all possible outcomes rather than just one solution. Continue reading →

The rise of megaprojects


The advent of the ‘megaproject’ is truly upon us as such projects become a key feature of the UK project landscape. It is generally agreed that a project with a value greater than £1bn can be considered a megaproject and, … Continue reading →

Time to reconsider well-being programs


Keeping up to date with health care-related legislative and regulatory changes can be a full-time endeavor. We know that many employers categorize the challenges of compliance as a necessary burden, and we can understand why. However, sometimes new rules provide … Continue reading →

U.S. interest rates key to natural resources industry risk

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When we surveyed top executives from natural resources firms across the globe earlier this year on what they saw as the biggest challenges their firms faced, we learnt that many C-suiters rated currency and interest rate fluctuations high among their … Continue reading →

Reinsurance and enterprise risk management


Insurers are in the business of aggregating risk. This makes enterprise risk management (ERM) particularly important to insurers. In addition, insurers have an incredibly flexible and powerful tool available for sculpting their risks: reinsurance. ERM is a very new approach … Continue reading →

Why Asian TMT companies are recognizing the importance of insurance and a risk management approach


Asian telecommunications, media and technology companies are increasingly expanding outside their core markets to seek out new sources of growth, widening their exposure to risks. Continue reading →

Hardhats, high tech and the value of slow adoption


I’ve been in construction a long time and admit that at times we may deserve our industry’s reputation of not exactly being early adopters of new technology. We’re no strangers to high tech, of course. CAD, BIM, drones: we’re doing … Continue reading →