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California’s chief insurance regulator asks insurers to divest themselves of thermal coal holdings.
The government is offering companies lower fines if they disclose Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.
With the future of the Oklahoma Option in question, efforts to pass similar plans in other states are also in a holding pattern.
Risk managers should expand prohibitions on workplace bullying.
Port computer systems are vulnerable to criminal organizations looking to steal, smuggle or commit espionage.
North Carolina's dispute with the federal government over transgender use of bathrooms affects the wider issue of workplace discrimination.
There is no doubt cyber limits are increasing, but significant gaps remain.
Improved analysis underpins coverage to smooth the intermittent nature of wind, hydro, and even solar power
A new agreement among large U.S. corporations may alter how health care service providers operate.
Increasingly sophisticated insurance markets in Latin America market will help ensure that the region will continue to grow and prosper,
Organizations win when they integrate risk management into strategic decision-making.
Taking insurance trade groups to task in looking for scapegoats.
Psychological services in the aftermath of a distressing event could prevent workers’ comp claims for post-event trauma.
Innocent, everyday customers are treated as security threats, but that's business as usual.
The short- and long-term challenges of climate change are motivating low-lying municipalities to explore options and form strategic partnerships.
Ever wish your company could go back and un-hire a bad apple? Hiring for integrity can minimize regrets as well as claims costs.
Digging into a patent’s past and understanding its value are key to ensuring a deal will go the distance.
The leaders of Willis Towers Watson discuss their hopes for the newly combined organization.
Commercial auto policyholders should consider utilizing a consultative approach and tools to better manage their transportation exposures.
Adoption of paid family leave is becoming more widespread, but employers are struggling with a complex mix of rules and policies.
GM’s Global Director of Risk and Insurance Alan Gier went from assembling cars to structuring insurance programs.
If your actuary lacks a cogent understanding of your loss reserve analysis; maybe it's time to get a new actuary.
A growing number of industry stakeholders are keeping an open mind about reimbursing claims for the medical use of cannabis.
The next generation of connected safety wearables could mark a new era in workplace safety and insurance – but only if the data they produce is harnessed in the right way.
Solvency II equivalency and NAIC’s “qualified jurisdiction” designations help Bermuda strengthen its position as a leading reinsurance domicile.
The risk management burden is endless and ever-varying.
Risk management challenges are growing, but resources to meet those challenges are not.
The ninth chapter in Grace Crickette’s Risk Insider series on implementing enterprise risk management.
A newly hired employee seeks workers' comp benefits for an injury sustained during a pre-hire exam.
Undisciplined insurance purchasing practices leave dangerous gaps for expats.
Safety is good business as long as businesses spend sensibly on safety management and are straight with employees.
A higher payroll may mean an increase in premiums. Claims costs may increase as well.
Data privacy regulations impose strict penalties on noncompliance. The rules impact any company doing business in Europe.
Captives have substantial leverage to upgrade portfolios and enhance coverage.
Design professionals face many risks that can jeopardize a project's success. Presented by Travelers.
If the UK votes to exit the EU, the insurance industry may face more cost and complexity.
Business interruption losses from the Alberta fire will be "massive" according to experts.
Unpatched software remains a top cyber vulnerability. Low-tech "phishing" attacks continue to succeed.
Three Bay Area insurance brokerage executives raise money for nonprofits and explore their creative sides in a rock and roll band.
Brokers can play a key role in helping insureds get a grip on cyber risk.
A new report suggests that the prescription opioid crisis is getting worse, not better.
Involving the community and public officials in emergency management planning can be difficult.
Shari Natovitz lost hundreds of former colleagues on 9/11. Now she manages risk for a vital piece of New York’s skyline.
Weak firewalls for home IoT networks mean your toaster could betray you.
Overcommunicating with key stakeholders and having options are keys to successful renewals.
The best way to attract and retain young talent is to focus on the positives that the workers' comp industry has to offer.
While most safety incentive programs are well intended, employers must ensure that they don't backfire and discourage reporting.
Last year’s Germanwings disaster brought pilot mental health issues into the aviation spotlight.
We could all use a novel approach to the presidential campaign — why not treat it like an insurance renewal?
Political risk and trade credit insurance offer protection against uncertainty and pave the way for global growth.
Prescription drug compounding is beginning to turn a corner in managing chronic pain.
Leaked documents shed light on mysteries surrounding numerous masterpieces.
Avis Budget Group’s director of risk management, Barbara Vitale, lauds the industry for bringing more women into the fold.
Apply now for the 2016 Theodore Roosevelt Workers' Compensation and Disability Management Awards.
Quality assurance audits help risk managers, insurers and TPAs counteract weaknesses in delivery of services.
Claims management is never stagnant. Utilizing a continuous triage model keeps injured employees on track to recovery.
Cutting-edge technology such as drones, satellites and 3D imaging allow for quicker, safer and more efficient claims handling.
It's time to consider whether cyber coverage is evolving and maturing at the same pace as the exposures it's designed for.
Determining risk appetite and tolerance depends on your long term strategic objectives.
Sony's failure to adequately invest in cyber defense is a good lesson for all of us.
As some carriers pull back on business interruption coverage due to compounded exposures, insureds look to minimize risk.
Inhospitable work environments encourage some workers to rationalize committing insurance fraud.
The latest fiduciary rulings create challenges for financial advisory firms to stay both compliant and profitable.
Catastrophic events like a storm surge create unique exposures for commercial properties. Presented by Travelers.