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China Still a Good Bet, but Manage Those Risks

China liability

Although recent reports show some decline in foreign investment business in May year over year, China is still important—but not as important as it was a few years ago. This is due to the less favorable operating conditions in the … Continue reading →

Using a Financial Impact Analysis to Define Risk Tolerance

Analytics

Many of the world’s leading corporations do not have an explicit and agreed definition of their risk tolerance or appetite. We facilitate and guide many clients in this area. An important tool for us to start a conversation about tolerance … Continue reading →

The State of Employee Health Benefits

Defined Contribution + Wellness Strategies

As employers finalize their preparations for 2015 health reform deadlines, recent events surrounding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”) have led many of them scratching their heads over how their plans should be implemented. Continue reading →

Feeling the Heat of Wildfire Risk

US Wildfire stats

An untended campfire. A tossed cigarette. A trash fire on a windy day. These are some of the typical sparks of wildfires. But the real source is seasonal dryness exacerbated by drought, which experts now say is being fueled by … Continue reading →

Casualty Marketplace is a Buyer’s Market; Take the Money and Sit – at the Negotiating Table

abstract charts and graphs

Moderating rate pressure continues in the casualty marketplace in North America, and we are counseling risk managers not to take the money and run but to sit down with their carriers and consider several ways to take advantage of what … Continue reading →

Environmental Liability Today: Good Risks, Good Rates

Mold Mildew Wall

Given the breadth of exposures covered by today’s environmental liability insurance policies, and the highly competitive marketplace for most classes of business, it’s a fantastic time for companies to investigate coverage options if they haven’t done so for a while—and … Continue reading →

Don’t Hire Your Next Bad Claim: Safety in the Workplace

safety workmen

You can’t eliminate human error. You can’t eliminate accidents. But you can implement some key strategies to improve workplace safety. Continue reading →

A Lot on Their Plate: Food and Beverage Industry Faces Reputational Risk

Meat shopping

I had the chance to catch up recently with Greg Benefield, Food & Beverage Leader for Willis North America, and he did not hesitate when I asked about the risks facing this broad industry sector: the number-one risk management issue … Continue reading →

Checkup Time for Health Care Professionals

viewing brain scans

Change in U.S. health care often seems to be moving at the pace of an ambulance with its lights and sirens on. Fast. We hear a lot these days about the changes that health insurance buyers are facing with Obamacare, … Continue reading →

The Real Estate Deal – on Risks in 2014

Steve Sachs video

If there’s one risk exposure real estate companies should be thinking about today, it’s cyber risk – because that’s the risk they’re most likely to be ignoring. Four or five years ago, real estate clients didn’t face much cyber exposure. … Continue reading →