10 Worst Things To Do in a Crisis

Submitted by: Abernathy MacGregor

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Managing Transaction Risk

Submitted by: Allied World Insurance Company

This white paper stresses the need to take a holistic, integrated approach to managing exposures both during and after a deal. The article explains how Representations & Warranties insurance offers protection during deal negotiations, providing coverage for pre-closing breaches of the sellers’ financial statement representations, and how Accounts Receivable insurance provides much needed balance sheet and cash flow protection after the deal is completed. Click here to read the full article.

Cyber COPE: Transforming Cyber Underwriting

Submitted by: Chubb

This advisory from Chubb introduces Cyber COPE, a new model for underwriting cyber insurance that is intended to simplify and improve the assessment of both cyber and privacy risks. Click here to read the full article.

Measure What Matters in Risk Management

Submitted by: Lockton Companies

There’s an old saying, “if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” This applies as much to the performance of risk management programs as it does to financial results. Click here to read the full article. 

Are You Bilingual? Can You Speak Risk and Finance?

Submitted by: Lockton Companies

Risk managers increasingly need to be able to understand and interpret two very different organizational languages: insurable risk and finance. Click here to read the full article. 

If Your Product Was Faulty, Would You Really Be Insured?

Submitted by: Lockton Companies

Product failure is widely seen as a growing commercial exposure for manufacturers. We need to look at only Samsung’s recent exploding phone scandal to get a sense of the possible impact. Click here to read the full article. 

Leading With Empathy

 

Submitted by: Lockton Companies

These types of questions can be overwhelming for an employee who has suffered an injury on the job, but the right conversation between the employee and employer can help alleviate many of those concerns. Lockton supports clients with their post-injury strategies and claims management with best practices and integrated analytics. Click here to view the full article. 

 

7 Reasons to Consider A Stand-Alone Terrorism Policy

Submitted by: Lockton Companies

Unprecedented levels of violence are occurring in areas of the world which were once presumed safe. Attacks in major cities including Orlando, Nice, Paris, Dallas, and London, have taken dozens of lives and established a new level of awareness and apprehension. Terrorism, in various forms, is now a major threat. Click here to read the full article.

Predictive Modeling Drives Improved Claim Outcomes

Submitted by: Lockton Companies

Every employer wants engaged employees. Companies want to be profitable and reduce expenses. One way to tie these objectives together is to allocate your insurance costs using a performance based method. A performance-based allocation method aligns behavior, incentives, and transparency to lower costs. Effective behavior modification begins with leaders in the organization.  Click here to read the full article.

Why Independence Matters in
Actuarial Services

Submitted by: MILLIMAN

Actuarial expertise is important when working with an actuary but is not the only criteria that should be considered. It is critical for the actuary to have business sense and the ability to step back from textbook calculations, and to work with the understanding that any material change in actuarial assumptions and resulting estimates may affect the bottom line of a company. Click here to read the full article. Click here to read the full article.

Punitive Damages in the US

Submitted by: Swiss Re

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Predictive Modeling Drives Improved Claim Outcomes

Submitted by: The Hartford

The Hartford’s innovative approach to predictive modeling is transforming workers’ compensation claim management, and yielding results which are helping to reduce return-to-work timeframes and claim costs for customers. Click here to read the full article.