Category Archives: Claim & Risk Control

A timely reminder from the Court of Appeal of the importance of valid notification of claims

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The question as to what constitutes a valid notification of circumstances which may give rise to a claim under liability policies is often controversial. Continue reading →

Geopolitical instability: Turning up the heat on the energy industry

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Nascent trends of geopolitical instability continue to foster uncertainty and hazards in the energy market landscape. Continue reading →

Risk environment update: Wildfire risk

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Losses from wildfires have increased exponentially, making more sophisticated analytical solutions necessary to confidently underwrite and price wildfire risk. Continue reading →

Reinsurance market remains stable amid ample capacity

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Despite a challenging 2017 and indifferent 2018 results, balance sheets of traditional reinsurers remain strong, and overall interest from insurance-linked securities investors remains mostly undimmed. Continue reading →

To assure stakeholders that corporate risks are optimally managed, think beyond insurance lines of business and risk siloes

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Corporate de-risking activities are typically handled in silos, oriented to the way the insurance industry has organized itself — rather than being attuned to the specific financial needs of the enterprise. Continue reading →

Changing risk culture and the dynamic CRO

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Establishing a consistent and enterprise-wide risk management framework, supported by a strong risk culture, aids business resilience. It can also help organizations identify and take advantage of the right strategic opportunities and ultimately gain competitive advantage. Continue reading →

Retail: Is there opportunity in uncertainty?

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As a retailer, your view of the sector likely depends on several variables. How you’re embracing the continued growth of online shopping and automation across the value chain, how you’re adapting to rising operating costs while sharing in your consumers’ … Continue reading →

New risks in leisure and hospitality

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Asking the right questions about your policies and practices is essential to prepare you for virtually any possibility. And having the right risk management in place to mitigate against changing risks can help you face an uncertain future with greater certainty. Continue reading →

Three issues powering aviation security to the top of the agenda

It is imperative that government and industry build strong partnerships and governments around the world work together to mitigate the terrorist threat to aviation. Continue reading →

Stockpiling for Brexit? Make sure your credit insurance covers you

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Many businesses involved in the supply chain for vital goods are stockpiling in preparation for any possible disruption after Brexit. While this makes sense in terms of ensuring continuity of supply, businesses must also be aware of the accompanying risks. Continue reading →