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Common concerns when considering retrospective reinsurance solutions

This is the third in a series of blogs on retrospective insurance. In a previous blog I explored what retrospective reinsurance solutions are and why they are gaining in popularity and went on to further explore the different solutions available. Continue reading →

Energy and mining execs fear a special kind of political risk

The Natural Resources Risk Index found the risk of "creeping expropriation" most troubling to many energy and mining executives. Continue reading →

Questions of coverage in the wake of Italy’s August earthquake

Last week’s earthquake in central Italy raises questions regarding the lack of earthquake insurance take-up and resilience measures, also available techniques for managing earthquake catastrophe accumulations. Continue reading →

Keeping the “H” in HR software for big workplace gains

Technology can be amazing – so amazing that sometimes it’s easy to forget why we use it in the first place. Continue reading →

New coverage can include talent and loyalty

The alternative risk transfer (ART) market offers solutions when traditional insurance faces challenges like capacity constraints, timeliness/certainty of payment, multiyear or multiline transfer needs, or hedges for risk which are not covered under the usual policies. Continue reading →

Emerging risks in the technology sector

Technology is becoming more and more embedded in our everyday life, and the internet of things (IoT) will bring connectivity to myriad products, such as cars, household appliances and clothing. How that data is used and protected will become paramount … Continue reading →

How does retrospective reinsurance work?

There are two main types of cover for retrospective reinsurance solutions: loss portfolio transfer (LPT) and Adverse Development Cover (ADC). Continue reading →

Regulatory change requires creative thinking for natural resources industries

New SMCRA rules could considerably cut recoverable reserves of some mined materials, costing the industry billions of dollars and potentially causing the loss of numerous jobs. Continue reading →

The risk manager of the future

Some people miss the good old days. I don’t. I’ve been around since the days when business was done on a napkin with people who were more like buddies than business partners and yes, when the deal was done, there … Continue reading →

The paid sick leave law wave continues across the U.S.

In the past two years, the number of paid sick leave laws has exploded to more than 30 laws, covering five states and more than 26 cities and counties. Continue reading →