Articles by Russ Banham

The Benefits of  Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives

The Benefits of Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives

A work environment that is both diverse and inclusive is good for employees and companies alike.

 
Captives Reach New Heights

Captives Reach New Heights

Encouraged by favorable market conditions, companies of all sizes are turning to captives to insure difficult-to-place risks.

 
Captive Insurance and the New U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Captive Insurance and the New U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

What impact will the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, passed in December, have on captive insurance companies?

 
Cyber Scorekeepers

Cyber Scorekeepers

A growing number of ratings firms aim to help companies and their insurers assess and manage cybersecurity risks.

 
Investing in the Insurtech Toolbox

Investing in the Insurtech Toolbox

New technology startups are shaking up insurance—and, potentially, risk management.

 
Peer Pressure: Is Peer-to-Peer Insurance a Fad or the Future?

Peer Pressure: Is Peer-to-Peer Insurance a Fad or the Future?

New peer-to-peer insurance companies are trying to reinvent the industry. Are these models a passing fad or the future of insurance?

 
IoT Complexity

IoT Complexity

As the internet of things expands, the risks and liability questions become more complicated.

 
Scanning the Risk Horizon: Industry Veterans Discuss Strategic Planning

Scanning the Risk Horizon: Industry Veterans Discuss Strategic Planning

Four industry veterans discuss how risk management contributes to their company’s strategic planning process.

 
The Risks and Opportunities of Doing Business in the Middle East

The Risks and Opportunities of Doing Business in the Middle East

When considering endeavors in the Middle East, companies must first examine the region’s political and economic risk environment.

 
Q&A: The Strategic Value of ERM

Q&A: The Strategic Value of ERM

For nearly 40 years, Colin Knox has been in the trenches of insurance and risk management in his native Australia. He began his career with […]

 
The LGBT Travel Risk Dilemma

The LGBT Travel Risk Dilemma

How do employers balance the fairness of advancement opportunities with the obligation to keep employees safe?

 
Industrial Intelligence: The Risks and Opportunities of Smart Manufacturing

Industrial Intelligence: The Risks and Opportunities of Smart Manufacturing

Interconnected “smart” machines could alter the manufacturing risk landscape.

 
Reducing Risk at Weight Watchers

Reducing Risk at Weight Watchers

Pamela Rogers discusses how she helped develop the ERM program at Weight Watchers.

 
Political Risk and the Supply Chain

Political Risk and the Supply Chain

Much like a major storm or natural disaster, political unrest can wreak havoc on international supply chains.

 
ERM from the Top

ERM from the Top

John Hach of Lincoln Electric discusses how getting company leaders involved can lead to ERM success.