Category Archives: Executive Risk

Disruptive change and animal spirits stoke D&O risk

After escalating D&O risk in 2016, buyers will be looking for a reprieve in 2017. They may be disappointed. Continue reading →

The cyber risk of tax return fraud: what you should know

There are many opportunities for fraud during the creation, delivery and usage of tax documents during tax filing season. Continue reading →

What risks will emerge in 2017?

A look at the emerging risks for 2017 reveals two clear touchpoints: people and politics – and especially politics. Risk experts in areas ranging from human capital to transportation, from Washington, DC to Brazil are looking at the broad implications … Continue reading →

2017’s most dangerous risks for insurers

We took a list of over 50 risks commonly found on insurer risk registers, and asked, “Which risks present the most danger to your firm in 2017?" Continue reading →

Davos 2017: Responsive and responsible leadership in transportation

Some of the top minds in business and academia will converge on Davos again this week to take part in the 47th World Economic Forum. This year, delegates are convening to discuss the broad theme of Responsive and Responsible Leadership. … Continue reading →

Hong Kong to introduce new “Senior Managers Regime”

There was speculation, following the introduction of the Senior Managers Regime (SMR) in the U.K., that other regulators would follow suit and introduce similar regimes in their countries. It looks as if Hong Kong will now be the first to … Continue reading →

Horizon 2017: What are the biggest concerns and opportunities for retirement plan sponsors in the coming year?

With the ringing of the New Year now well past, it’s not too early for retirement plan sponsors to understand current opportunities and begin to watch for other priority issues that lie ahead in 2017. Concerns: Risk management, effectiveness and … Continue reading →

Decided: U.S. Securities Exchange Act Section10(b) applies to Sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipts

In a January 4, 2017 decision, the Honorable Charles R. Breyer, U.S.D.J. denied defendants’ motion to dismiss claims under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act Section 10(b). The decision, held that because defendants sponsored American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) in the United … Continue reading →

Making U.K. directors personally liable for data privacy breaches

One proposal for the U.K.’s new Digital Economy Bill is for company directors to become personally liable for fines resulting from nuisance calls made by their companies. Continue reading →

2016 Top 10 – #4: Guide to directors & officers liability insurance for financial institutions

D&O insurance policies offer liability coverage for managers to protect them from claims that may arise when acting in the scope of their managerial duties. Continue reading →