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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 →

Scariest Captives Insurance Risk: Solvency II

Scary stuff this Solvency II! Especially if you’ve got a captive in the EU or trading into it. But hold on, let’s not get carried away. Continue reading →

Scariest Energy Risk: Macondo Mach II

In the energy industry, the unthinkable has perhaps already happened: the $40 billion in losses associated with the Macondo well... Continue reading →

Scariest Terrorism Risk: ‘Nuf Said

Terrorism remains a fundamental risk management challenge in its unpredictability from the perspective of frequency, mode of attack and target. Continue reading →