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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 →

New FLSA Overtime Rules – Did the early birds get the worm or a surprise?

When a Texas judge issued an injunction delaying new FLSA guidelines, what became of companies' implementation plans? Continue reading →

U.S. corporate tax reform – What you need to know

Conditions in Washington make it likely that 2017 will bring significant changes to how U.S. domiciled insurance companies will be taxed. Proposals to cut corporate tax rates and to change how income from outside the U.S. is taxed will, if … Continue reading →

Earthquake aftershock zones are actually global

Triggering occurs as a result of the redistribution of stress induced by an earthquake. Differentiating triggered events from normal background seismicity is a key objective in studies of earthquake triggering. During the 1990s there was substantial evidence that earthquake sequences, spaced in time and space, are being triggered by the previous events. Continue reading →

Architect and Engineers and the standard of care

True or False? The standard of care of a design professional is perfection. When we ask this question to a room full of architects and engineers they typically chuckle and get this one right. The answer of course is “No” … Continue reading →

8 things to keep in mind when selecting talent analytics technology

Technology is supposed to help make business decisions related to talent quick and effective. However, selecting the right technology for talent analytics can be challenging. Continue reading →

Privacy mindfulness in the “Internet of Everything” age

Personal information is being exposed in more places, through more “things” and to more people every day, creating new risks for people, businesses, health care organizations, governments and society as a whole. 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 →

How well do we really understand earthquake potential?

The last decade has seen some of the most devastating earthquakes to society, with some 630,000 lives lost since 2000 due to earthquakes and corresponding cascading hazards like tsunamis and landslides—and economic losses of over US$ 500 billion. This could … Continue reading →

2017: The year Fintech grows up and learns to play nice

2017 will be remembered as the year that technology and finance finally came to terms with each other. While the hype may be dying, Fintech is now better positioned to change the industry in the coming year. That rock-and-roll band … Continue reading →