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James Murdoch Gets His Own Lawyers – But at What Cost?

How can directors best protect themselves from having to pay large legal fees when they find themselves in conflict with the companies on whose boards they sit? Continue reading →

The Cash Flow Story

Investor fund flows help explain a lot. For example, they partially explain the spread spike following the financial crisis. Continue reading →

Managing Risks to Cyber, Staff, and More in Financial Times Special Report

Financial Times Special Report: Risk Management

The global risk landscape gets riskier and harder to navigate for corporate leaders. Willis experts share their insights in an FT Special Report Risk Continue reading →

5 Financial News Stories You May Have Missed — And a Little Deja Vu

Financial news this week included MF Global, AIG bailout, Capmark, Trust Company of the West, Allied Home Mortgage, and related government agencies. Continue reading →

Still Ways to Soften the Blow to US Cat-Exposed Property and EB Programs

Today's 2012 Marketplace Realities Report shows market conditions for North American insurance buyers remain competitive. Continue reading →

SEC Guidance on Cyber Attack Disclosure: A Game Changer?

Virus Detection

With little uniformity and much confusion, the SEC's new cyber attack guidance would be welcome news, were it not for its extensive, specific information. Continue reading →

Directors and Officers Left Defenseless

New Zealand Justice

A surprise decision by a New Zealand court has denied directors access to their D&O policy to help pay their legal cost. Continue reading →

Scariest Renewable Risk: New Frontiers

Renewable entrepreneurs are fearless and passionate about their projects but we have a “scary” register of risks that occasionally gets their knees knocking. Continue reading →

Scariest Supply Chain Risk: Mission-Critical Supplier Going Bust

Supply chain disruption is new Nightmare on Lime Street. Continue reading →

Scariest Financial Services Risk: Companies in the Dark About Risk

What is frightening is the number of organizations that still do not have a clear understanding of which risks are mitigated through the insurance they already purchase. Continue reading →