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For PPACA, 2015 is Here

PPACA: 2015

2015 will be the first real test from an employer perspective on the mandates under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”). Most employers that have to comply with the PPACA mandates found that their plans typically met the minimum … Continue reading →

Why We Were All Wrong About the Airline Marketplace. Again.

aviation underwriters

I’ll admit it. I was among those predicting serious insurance rate increases for airlines following the terrible and very public disasters in the skies this past year. But here we are in Q4, the crucial season for airline insurance renewals, … Continue reading →

Bitcoin: Impossible to Insure?

bitcoin hacking incident

Virtual currency may be an inevitable part of our increasingly virtual world, but that doesn’t mean insurance companies have to like it – or insure it. Insurers are comfortable with what they know – with what they can measure and … Continue reading →

Using a Broker as a Sophisticated Risk Partner: 3 Energy Risk Managers Speak Out

energy risk managers

Energy companies around the world are increasingly adopting more sophisticated approaches to managing their risk.  No longer is simple insurance purchase the key driver of their risk management strategy; instead they are increasingly using captive insurance companies, adopting more sophisticated … Continue reading →

Martin Wheatley Interview: The Future of Regulation

Martin Wheatley interview

Willis and the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) welcomed Martin Wheatley, CEO of the Financial Conduct Authority to a full house in the Willis Auditorium in London for a discussion on Thursday November 20th. Continue reading →

Construction Trouble in the Empire State

New York

Construction in New York State has historically been subject to a highly litigious environment. Continue reading →

The Future of Air Travel: Two Stories of Where and How

airplane landing

Predicting the growth of commercial passenger air travel is a tale of two skies: one over the developing world, the other over the developed. Developing World: Strong Growth In the developing world, air travel is taking off , literally and … Continue reading →

New Eyes in the Skies – and New Risks to Manage

Insights---Drones-V3-2

Odd, white, windowless airplanes. Small, spider-like camera carriers. The drones, of course, are here now, much debated as weapons of war and under development as a package delivery method by at least one of the world’s largest online retailers. Continue reading →

Does Africa Remain a Top Emerging Opportunity for Business?

Africa in Nutshell

Does Africa remain a top emerging opportunity for business? Where are the next BRIC opportunities? Are corporations ready? Are Ebola and Boko Haram deal breakers? Continue reading →

Energy Insurance Market is Not Truly Soft

Oil Refinery (offshore)

In this short video for www.re360.co I explain why I don’t believe the global energy insurance market is truly, what we would call ‘soft’ – i.e. very broad coverage for buyers at very low premium rates. I go on to … Continue reading →