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The World Bank's pandemic initiative may provide a roadmap for capital markets to transfer the risk of Zika.
Regardless of what form data takes, data is and will be the engine that drives market forces now and in the future.
Participants in the 2016 DMEC Annual Conference shared ideas on benefits integration and effective wellness strategies.
Hailstorms are happening more often and striking more severely. The insurance industry is trying to find ways to mitigate the damage.
Using live animals as sports mascots requires a focus on risk mitigation.
Risk professionals need to personalize safety messages so employees make it part of their on-the-job practice.
Wholesale and retail broker contracts must spell out roles, responsibilities and expectations.
Programs that focus on total worker health are becoming an integral part of the way companies manage employee safety and workers' comp costs.
Insurance industry eyes millennials as the answer to turnover and coming retirements.
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions partners with two intrepid explorers to prove the mettle of solar power in flight.
Wine collections, jewelry and identify theft also part of the coverage
A new class of cyber criminals is targeting companies’ private information.
As the cannabis industry grows and matures, it is becoming savvier about worker safety and risk management.
After nearly two years of planning, Philadelphia's risk manager expects a peaceful and well-organized Democratic National Convention.
State oversight can help rein in compounding, but inroads can also be made from within claims payer and managed care organizations.
The threat of Zika continues to prompt calls for the cancellation of the 2016 Olympic Games.
New legal guidelines should strengthen board governance and reputation risk management.
Creating an obstacle course for "workplace athletes" makes fitness fun while helping to reduce on-the-job injuries.
Well-organized cyber gangs, as disciplined as any corporation, are stealing millions.
As new electronic devices replace older ones, electronic waste is piling up. Proper e-waste disposal poses complex environmental, regulatory and reputational challenges for risk managers.
Out-of-date technology and unsecured networks put voters’ ballots at risk.
Setting priorities for which risk to address first can be extremely challenging.
Start-ups and established insurers are focusing on online, direct sales of insurance to small and medium-sized businesses.
Increased reliance on technology makes aviation safer, but increases the importance of cyber security.
Kentucky, long embroiled in the opioid epidemic, is turning its challenges into strategies that can help other states drive change.
Bigger ships passing through an expanded Panama Canal translates to bigger risk accumulations.
Buyers should focus on building a robust GI program and risk management infrastructure to lessen the impact of emerging GI trends.
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.
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.
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.
A look at the latest legal cases impacting the industry.
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.
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.