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Graham Buck is a UK-based writer and has contributed to Risk & Insurance® since 1998. He can be reached at riskletters.com.
The Mandalay Bay hotel attack in Las Vegas last October lent fresh urgency to the task of risk managers across various industries to minimize the potential of a disastrous mass shooting event.
Gig workers’ unique insurance needs drive delivery of on-demand coverage.
Among the annual toll in the U.S. opioid epidemic are up to 5,000 hospital inpatients. The drugs they are legally prescribed are creating liability issues for pharmacists as well as physicians.
Rather than viewing employees primarily as liabilities, training them to spot cyber attacks is a best practice.
Europe’s updated data protection rules, the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR, become effective May 25 and could presage tougher regulation in other parts of the world.
A recent supplier snafu saw KFC’s UK outlets run out of chicken. The growing use of analytics address supply chain and distribution vulnerabilities.
Cyber business interruption insurance is a thriving market, but growth carries the threat of a mega-loss.
After a year of heavy losses, marine underwriters are imposing rate hikes despite plentiful market capacity.
WannaCry’s worldwide disruption illustrated that ransomware is the fastest-growing and most indiscriminate form of malware attack.
As the nuisance potential of drones becomes increasingly apparent, a whole new market in anti-drone technology is springing up.
Insurers see drones as a way to improve the service they provide to insureds.
Managing the steady decline in rates has become a recurrent theme of the reinsurance industry’s annual RendezVous event. R&I previews the topics that will be debated on its terraces.
The roles of insurance sector CROs are expanding.
Alternative capital is shaking up the reinsurance market, while issues such as Big Data are moving onto the agenda.
Would cutting a tax concession claimed by reinsurers help or hurt U.S. consumers?
Low interest rates fuel a continued flow of third party capital into the reinsurance market.