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Scariest Health Care Risk: Obstetrics

There is no more scary risk in health care than obstetrics. Continue reading →

Scariest Power Risk: Blackout Britain

As aging power plants are closed, the margin of generating capacity in the UK over demand, could fall to as little as 5% by 2018. Continue reading →

Scariest Environmental Liability Risk: The Unknown

It’s not the environmental issues that are “known” that keep us up at night…it’s the ones we don’t know about that scare us most. Continue reading →

Scariest Trade Credit Risk: Price Hikes

With the West facing the prospect of a double-dip recession, growth will depend to a large extent on the ability of banks to lend. Continue reading →

Scariest Financial Services Risk: Data Breach

The Scream, by Edvard Munch (1893)

Nothing strikes fear in the hearts of financial managers like the phrase “data breach.” Continue reading →

Scariest China Risk: Pandemic Pandemonium

A recent issue of the New Scientist magazine informs us that the H5N1 avian flu virus is now just five mutations away from being capable of human-to-human transmission. Continue reading →

Scariest D&O Risk: Insolvency

What should be keeping board members awake now is the fear of finding themselves suddenly shorn of the protection usually afforded by the corporate veil. Continue reading →

Scariest Aerospace Risk: Fuel Price

The Scream, by Edvard Munch (1893)

The trouble with a Halloween blog about air transport is that it isn’t or shouldn’t be scary. It is statistically one of the safest things you can do. Continue reading →

Our Scariest Risks (2011)

The Scream, by Edvard Munch (1893)

We asked each of our bloggers to tell us the scariest risk in their area of expertise. Which one makes you tremble most? Continue reading →

It’s All About the Price, Right? Norwegian Energy Clients Beg to Differ

On what basis do energy insurance buyers select their broker? Price? Service? Our Norway survey results may surprise you. Continue reading →