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The Buzz at RIMS: The Latest News on Property, Political, Cyber, and Casualty

Willis Towers Watson experts talking to clients and insurers at RIMS offered their quick take on the buzz from the convention floor. Continue reading →

Why Risk is Becoming a Boardroom Issue: Dominic Casserley and John Haley at RIMS

As thousands of risk and insurance professionals across the industry gather for the Risk & Insurance Management Society’s annual conference in San Diego this week, I caught up with John Haley and Dominic Casserley about some of the external forces … Continue reading →

Marketplace Realities Spring 2016: It’s Still a Buyer’s Market, but…

Willis Tower’s Watson’s Marketplace Realities series includes line-by-line predictions for North American insurance buyers in 2016 and beyond. New Pieces in a Changing Puzzle At the macro level, the satellite view, much remains the same for insurance buyers: capacity remains … Continue reading →

A Perfect D&O Storm

Economic headwinds, individual accountability and disruptive change, like forces of nature, are converging in a way that could change the game for directors & officers (D&O) risk. Continue reading →

Cyber: The ‘Big Picture’ Depends on Understanding the Details

Despite spending a ton of money on consultants and technology to address cyber vulnerabilities, financial directors still find themselves unable to quantify their residual cyber exposure. Further, they don’t know to what degree their existing insurance solutions provide cyber cover … Continue reading →

Marketplace Realities 2016: Bringing the Pieces Together

To transfer a risk is to solve a puzzle. Some of the pieces in that puzzle will belong to the company that is transferring the risk – those would include retentions, captives and other self-insurance options. But most of the … Continue reading →

Terrorism: An Evolving Response to an Evolving Threat

malware as terrorism

Modes of terrorist attack are changing. The world today confronts the self-proclaimed Islamic State, built on terrorist tactics and apparently determined to export its methods in any way it can. In the US, we see acts of terror perpetrated by … Continue reading →

US Property Insurance Rates Keep Falling

When the rate reductions of -12.5% to -17.5% we predicted for Q2 came true for many, we saw a lot of smiles on the faces of insurance buyers. The reductions, and the smiles, continue. In fact we are now seeing … Continue reading →

A Changing Environment for Environmental Risks

construction rubble

Organizations with environmental exposures – or with real estate/acquisition plans that might make them start thinking about environmental exposures – have several options for including environmental insurance in their risk transfer portfolio. An evolving marketplace is changing the value of … Continue reading →

The Impact of Urbanization on Construction

urban density

Sharing information with colleagues is always a good strategy – and even better when it can be recorded and shared. Recently I had the opportunity to chat with Construction CEO for Willis North America Rick Hawkinberry to discuss urbanization, a … Continue reading →