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Buying a Company? Take a Look at its Insurance Portfolio

Buying a Company? Take a Look at its Insurance Portfolio

Analysis of a potential acquisition or merger partner’s historic insurance portfolio is an essential, if too often overlooked, aspect of M&A due diligence.

 
Record Heat Fuels Climate Change Concerns

Record Heat Fuels Climate Change Concerns

Amid landmark temperatures, nations look to mitigate the mounting dangers of climate change.

 
The Value of the Economic Cost of Risk

The Value of the Economic Cost of Risk

A new metric can allow organizations to better understand the effect of risk volatility.

 
5 Insurance Tips for Emerging Companies

5 Insurance Tips for Emerging Companies

These key best practices will help any new company establish an insurance program.

 
Social Media’s Criminal Element

Social Media’s Criminal Element

Criminals are using social media to more easily identify and target victims.

 
M&As on the Rise in the Insurance Industry

M&As on the Rise in the Insurance Industry

The ongoing soft market has sparked an increase in insurer merger and acquisition activity.

 
Pros and Cons of Public Agency Captives

Pros and Cons of Public Agency Captives

Public entities that are having difficulty accessing certain coverages may want to consider forming captives.

 
Clean Tech Faces Supply Chain Challenges

Clean Tech Faces Supply Chain Challenges

Amid concerns about pollution and climate change, business is booming for the clean tech sector, but this growth has not come without risks.

 
The 2015 Data Breach Toll

The 2015 Data Breach Toll

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, 2015 saw 780 data breaches that exposed a total of 177,866,236 records.

 
Risk Management Salaries See Modest Increase

Risk Management Salaries See Modest Increase

Risk management professionals in both the United States and Canada saw modest increases in average base salary in 2015.

 
The Sound of Risk

The Sound of Risk

Apple’s rumored elimination of the headphone jack attempts addition by subtraction.

 
Drones May Expose Property Owners to Increased Liability

Drones May Expose Property Owners to Increased Liability

As the use of drones becomes more widespread, so does the risk of liability stemming from drone-related accidents.

 
Volkswagen Rocked By Emissions Fraud Scandal

Volkswagen Rocked By Emissions Fraud Scandal

As Volkswagen’s emissions scandal unfolds, legal, regulatory and reputational damages mount.

 
Protecting Data in the Cloud

Protecting Data in the Cloud

Organizations need to adopt new data security measures when storing information in the cloud.

 
Understanding Social Risk Insurance

Understanding Social Risk Insurance

Effective social and political risk analysis can help companies develop better, more proactive insurance strategies.