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Protecting Policyholders from Arbitration Bias

Protecting Policyholders from Arbitration Bias

Policyholders should be aware of possible conflicts of interest among arbitrators before signing an insurance program agreement.

 
Beware of Lightning Season

Beware of Lightning Season

Summer is the peak season for lightning strikes, which cost insurers millions of dollars every year.

 
Establishing an Appropriate Risk Culture

Establishing an Appropriate Risk Culture

One of the keys to an effective ERM program is getting everyone to think like a risk manager.

 
World’s Deadliest Mine Disasters

World’s Deadliest Mine Disasters

Turkey’s recent mine explosion highlights the dangerous history of mining worldwide.

 
Excess Exhaustion

Excess Exhaustion

Insurance companies are having success discouraging settlements by fighting access to excess insurance coverage.

 
Turning up the Heat on Climate Change

Turning up the Heat on Climate Change

Teenage polar explorer Parker Liautaud discusses his first-hand research on climate change.

 
Going Global, Growing Risk

Going Global, Growing Risk

Businesses expect to increase overseas activity but many are unprepared for the additional risks of operating on a global scale.

 
Data Legislation Patchwork

Data Legislation Patchwork

Despite a number of recent high profile data breaches, efforts to establish national standards for data security have failed.

 
Lessons from Gordon Ramsay

Lessons from Gordon Ramsay

Even bad restaurants can teach us a thing or two about running a business.

 
Missing Plane Renews Flight Tracking Debate

Missing Plane Renews Flight Tracking Debate

The disappearance of Malaysia Flight 370 has spurred efforts to better monitor air traffic

 
Data Breach Costs on the Rise

Data Breach Costs on the Rise

Data breaches cost companies15% more than last year.

 
Understanding Political Risk Coverage

Understanding Political Risk Coverage

Whether you already have a political risk insurance policy, are facing renewal or are considering purchasing a policy for the first time, a careful review of policy terms will be worthwhile.

 
Baby Boomers’ Impact on Small Business Formation

Baby Boomers’ Impact on Small Business Formation

With baby boomers driving small business formation, financial risk managers need to adjust their processes.

 
The Small Business Cybersecurity Blindspot

The Small Business Cybersecurity Blindspot

Contrary to popular opinion, small businesses may be even more vulnerable to hackers than larger companies.

 
Are Your Secrets Safe?

Are Your Secrets Safe?

Companies go to great lengths to protect physical data, but the security of intangible assets is often overlooked.