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From dirty bombs to GPS spoofing: New threats to fleets

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While fleet management might not sound like it is an area where security is a top concern, technology is extending the capabilities of anyone with malicious intent. Continue reading →

Insurance, behavior and reputation: What happens when aviation meets insurance

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While insurance and risk reduction are almost always worth the investment, there is no silver bullet. Effective risk management requires an altogether deeper understanding of the risk, based on data and observation. Continue reading →

A serious warning from the New Zealand courts for directors of subsidiaries of foreign-owned parents

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In a globalized economy, directors of foreign-owned companies need to consider the impact of foreign law, regulation and practice governing the parent. 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 →

Study finds traditional wellness programs aren’t improving health metrics, lowering costs

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Employers need to look beyond the approach of conventional wellness programs to teach employees about healthy behaviors and might want to consider integrated wellbeing programs. Continue reading →

CRO ‘elevator speeches’ for strategy meetings

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Prepared "elevator speeches" can be an effective communication tool to help CROs cover the essential points of a topic without going into unnecessary technical details. Continue reading →

The changing face of liquidity risk management

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The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has released its proposals (CP4/19) for “Liquidity risk management for insurers”. Over the last year, there have been discussions between the industry, the PRA and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) around liquidity risk management, so these … Continue reading →

Navigating the risks of a global insurance marketplace in transition

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Risk managers can no longer rely on the practice of simply purchasing low-cost worldwide non-admitted policies. 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 →