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The Quest for Global Risk Agility

The Quest for Global Risk Agility

Rather than making risk an object to be feared, agile decision makers need to make risk an object to be understood and properly harnessed.

 
Baby Monitors & Steel Mills: The New World of Cybersecurity Risk

Baby Monitors & Steel Mills: The New World of Cybersecurity Risk

The new breed of cybercriminal lacks a clear profit motive, and instead is focused on causing business interruption, economic mayhem and political instability.

 
The 2017 Cybersecurity Landscape

The 2017 Cybersecurity Landscape

Experts believe these seven threats may pose the greatest cyberrisks for businesses this year.

 
Preparing for New Pay Equity Requirements

Preparing for New Pay Equity Requirements

The EEOC plans to use data from an employer report to drive pay discrimination investigations.

 
The Legal Risk of Risk Registers

The Legal Risk of Risk Registers

Risk registers provide valuable information on business exposures, but may also increase liability.

 
Managing Overlooked Talent Risks

Managing Overlooked Talent Risks

Talent is not only a competitive differentiator, but a critical source of potential risk.

 
Insurance When the Internet Goes Down

Insurance When the Internet Goes Down

A recent internet outage underlines the need to reassess business interruption coverage.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – January/February

Notepad: Risk in Review – January/February

Noisy electric cars, a record patent infringement award, safer seafood standards, and more risk in the news.

 
Donald Trump: Tweeter in Chief

Donald Trump: Tweeter in Chief

Facing the wrath of a social media president.

 
Marijuana in the Workplace

Marijuana in the Workplace

Only seven states do not allow usage of marijuana for medical or recreational purposes, but complicated workers compensation issues remain.

 
Measuring Insurance Customer Satisfaction

Measuring Insurance Customer Satisfaction

Insurer profitability and broker expertise are among the key factors contributing to overall customer satisfaction with insurance companies.

 
The Wage Gap in the Boardroom

The Wage Gap in the Boardroom

While board diversity is rising, minority and female directors are consistently paid less and given fewer opportunities for leadership roles.

 
The Cost of Complexity

The Cost of Complexity

Unnecessary organizational complexity often results in friction that creates missed business opportunities, reduced consumer satisfaction and slower economic growth.

 
Challenging Arbitration of Disputes Involving Workers Compensation Insurance Programs

Challenging Arbitration of Disputes Involving Workers Compensation Insurance Programs

Policyholders should look closely at the dispute resolution provisions presented in their workers compensation coverage plans.

 
Samsung’s Vertical Integration Challenges

Samsung’s Vertical Integration Challenges

A massive recall of exploding phones highlights lesser-known and undervalued supply chain risks.