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Using a Broker as a Sophisticated Risk Partner: 3 Energy Risk Managers Speak Out

energy risk managers

Energy companies around the world are increasingly adopting more sophisticated approaches to managing their risk.  No longer is simple insurance purchase the key driver of their risk management strategy; instead they are increasingly using captive insurance companies, adopting more sophisticated … Continue reading →

Martin Wheatley Interview: The Future of Regulation

Martin Wheatley interview

Willis and the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) welcomed Martin Wheatley, CEO of the Financial Conduct Authority to a full house in the Willis Auditorium in London for a discussion on Thursday November 20th. Continue reading →

Construction Trouble in the Empire State

Construction in New York State has historically been subject to a highly litigious environment. Continue reading →

Marketplace Realities: Edge of a Cliff?


It’s long been common wisdom in the insurance business that whatever we say about rates should come with an asterisk. The asterisk refers to a note that says something along the lines of, “Of course, in the event of a … Continue reading →

The Future of Air Travel: Two Stories of Where and How

airplane landing

Predicting the growth of commercial passenger air travel is a tale of two skies: one over the developing world, the other over the developed. Developing World: Strong Growth In the developing world, air travel is taking off , literally and … Continue reading →

New Eyes in the Skies – and New Risks to Manage

Odd, white, windowless airplanes. Small, spider-like camera carriers. The drones, of course, are here now, much debated as weapons of war and under development as a package delivery method by at least one of the world’s largest online retailers. Continue reading →

Does Africa Remain a Top Emerging Opportunity for Business?

Africa in Nutshell

Does Africa remain a top emerging opportunity for business? Where are the next BRIC opportunities? Are corporations ready? Are Ebola and Boko Haram deal breakers? Continue reading →

Energy Insurance Market is Not Truly Soft

Oil Refinery (offshore)

In this short video for www.re360.co I explain why I don’t believe the global energy insurance market is truly, what we would call ‘soft’ – i.e. very broad coverage for buyers at very low premium rates. I go on to … Continue reading →

China Still a Good Bet, but Manage Those Risks

China liability

Although recent reports show some decline in foreign investment business in May year over year, China is still important—but not as important as it was a few years ago. This is due to the less favorable operating conditions in the … Continue reading →

Using a Financial Impact Analysis to Define Risk Tolerance


Many of the world’s leading corporations do not have an explicit and agreed definition of their risk tolerance or appetite. We facilitate and guide many clients in this area. An important tool for us to start a conversation about tolerance … Continue reading →