Insurance Research Letter, 2016 Index

Editor’s Letter Americas Europe & Russia Middle East, Africa and Greater Arabia Asia & Oceania Special Report The Back Page
January Editor’s New Year Letter
A New Year Present to readers
Something interesting is happening
Highlights & Announcements
ISN News Quiz
Brazil: Brazil sues mining companies for Mina Gerais sludge disaster
Mexico: Mexico expands efforts on mandatory car insurance
The United States: Brand and Reputation Under Attack?
New in Your IRMI Library
Regional Commentary (UK): Political Will and Uninsured Flood Losses in the UK
Greece: Insured v. Insured clauses in D & O policies under Greek law
Australia: Declared Values and Limits of Liability – What’s the difference under an ISR policy?
China: Foreign insurers could get free rein across the country
ISN News Quiz solutions
Helpful tips
Trifles
Latin Words of help to insurance professionals
Paraprosdokian Sentence
Quotes
Educational
Words and Definitions to help insurance professionals – Specialty insurance
International Employee Benefits info center
February Editor’s Letter: Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence in International Insurance Journalism
Readers, please take note
Highlights in this issue
ISN News Quiz
ISN Resource Pages
Canada: New Construction Insurance Overview
The United States: What is your Crisis Strategy for 2016?
Safe Ducky Movie Time!
New in Your IRMI Library – Certificate Tracking Systems
Regional Commentary (UK): Insuring Iranian Oil
France: European property fronting: avoiding the French Terrorism Pool (GAREAT)
Africa: Insurance Regulation in Sub-Saharan Africa Australia: Identifying your business-critical insurances ISN News Quiz solutions
Helpful tip
Trifles
March Editor’s Letter: Highlights in this issue
Industry leaders chime in to encourage millennials to get jobs in the insurance industry
Celebrating 20 Years of Excellence in International Insurance Intel
ISN News Quiz
ISN Resource Pages
Argentina: New Government, New Insurance Rules?
The United States: The Six Stages of Crisis for Communication Planning – Phase One: The Warning Phase
Patent Insurance: A critical part of any global risk management plan
Digital Assets – Keeping Track
The Document Every Parent Should Know About – the “CPC”
Regional Commentary (UK): Lloyd’s and Brexit
France: Terrorism Insurance in France: A Primer
Portugal: Change in Law Requires Bonds for Public Company Directors
Special Report: Open Letter to the Producers of “The Voice” ISN News Quiz solutions
Paraprosdokian Sentence
Quotes
Education – Why Employees Are Afraid to Speak (article) & Working Well with Your Boss When You Work Remotely (video)
Words and Definitions to help insurance professionals – Total and permanent disability [TPD]
International Employee Benefits info center
April RIMS 2016 San Diego – Go Beyond and Consider Crisis as a Peril™
Highlights in this issue include a number of important articles from a risk management perspective
ISN News Quiz
ISN Resource Pages
Brazil: Brazil in Crisis, Insurance Feeling Repercussions
The United States: Crisis as a Peril™: How do you Predict.Plan.Perform.®?
Terrorism and Trends in Risk Management
Does an Insurance Broker or Agent Have a Duty to Procure IP-Specific Insurance?
What’s New in Your IRMI Library: Reinsurance Market Remains Soft
Regional Commentary (UK): Who else is affected by the low price of oil?
Germany: unisonBrokers: Global Alliance for Members and Their International Clients
Australia: Private company directors are at risk Cyber Inadvertence: Internally Caused Cyber Breaches ISN News Quiz solutions
Video of the month – A virtual climb up Mt. Everest
Did you know?
Education – How to Get Feedback When You’re the Boss (article) & Why Certain Things Go Viral (video)
Words and Definitions to help insurance professionals – Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (Solvency II)
International Employee Benefits info center
May To Lead or Not to Lead (Don’t)
Highlights
Argentina: Reinsurance Regulation Must Not Subsidize Inefficiency
The United States: Rate of change – the unseen crisis (Second in the Crisis as a Peril™ series)
International Nuances of Insurance Valuation Practice
Commercial Motor Vehicle Insurers “Beware” MCS-90 Endorsement Implications
New Expert Commentary Available on IRMI.com
Mergers & Acquisitions Integration
Business Continuity 101
Regional Commentary (UK): Brexit means a lot of work for the insurance industry Australia: Emergency Services Levy in NSW – change is afoot ISN News Quiz solutions
How to add a website shortcut
Quote & Video – Warren Buffett Unloads on Wall Street Advisors – Epic
Education – How to get your employees to speak up (article) & How Digital Connectivity Blurs Industry Lines (video)
Words and Definitions to help insurance professionals – Reinsurance Commission
Expanded International Employee Benefits Information Resources
July The World is Tilting
Crystal Ball Prediction
Highlights: Brexit and essential risk management articles
The United States: Workplace Violence In The Health Care Industry?
Preparing Your Organization for an Active Shooter Incident
Insurance Appraisals of Transportation Systems and Hubs
New IRMI Expert Commentary Available
United Kingdom: EU now has 1 GB of free space
Aon’s Statement on the EU Referendum (prior to the vote)
Round-up of responses from Friday and over the weekend
Britain votes to leave: A leap in the dark
Australia: Professional Indemnity insurance – A reminder of the basics ISN News Quiz solutions
Quotes
Learn – Net Neutrality Rules Will Make Winners and Losers Out of Businesses – Five questions companies should be asking (article) & A Quick Introduction to Agile Management: The system that’s changing the way we work (video)
Words and Definitions to help insurance professionals – Insuring Cultural and Sport Events
International Employee Benefits Resources
August Risk Management Spotlight
Highlights: Continuing Brexit coverage and indispensible risk management articles
The United States
Arson Myths: Debunked by Science
Multinational Organizations Under-utilizing Important Fleet Insurance Coverages
New IRMI Expert Commentary Available
European Union
The European Project Will Continue Regardless of Brexit
Germany
unisonBrokers: The 11th Independence Day Conference 2016 in Porto, Portugal
United Kingdom
Brexit and Insurance: a Political Solution to an Economic Problem
Will Your Valuations Satisfy the New Insurance Act?
Australia
Limit Your Claim Exposure
  • ISN News Quiz solutions
  • Did you know?
  • Quotes
  • Education Center – How Work Will Change When Most of Us Live to 100 (article) & Not All Countries Are Ready for a Cashless World (video)
  • Words and Definitions to help insurance professionals – Black Swans
  • International Employee Benefits Resources and links
September Word Count
A Clarion Call for More Readers
Highlights: Essential risk management articles
The United States
Workplace Violence Prevention: Identifying Behaviors of Concern with Predictive, Actionable Intelligence
(1,425)
The 2016 National Preparedness Report (547)
Ensuring that You’re Insured; Potential Pitfalls for Unwary Cyber Insureds (1,413)
Tell Your Kids to Sell Reinsurance (1,470)
New IRMI Expert Commentary Available
Valuation of Reinsurers 2016 (1,992)
Target Cyber-Attack Directors and Officers Litigation (418)
No Home Run If You Don’t Touch All the Bases: Collecting Judgments Against Non-settling Insurers
(1,226)
Russia
New Russian National Reinsurance Company
United Kingdom
Lloyd’s Broker FD’s View of the “Back-Office” (935)
Australia
Third Party PI Policy Requests – What Should You Do? (522)
  • News Quizzical solutions
  • Did you know?
  • Cool stuff
  • Quotes
  • Learn Something – 5 Ways to Boost Your Resilience at Work (article) & Western Middle Classes Have Been Left Out of Global Growth (video)
  • Words and Definitions to help insurance professionals – The Insurance of Semi-Autonomous Cars
  • International Employee Benefits Resources and links
October Terrorism isn’t new
Highlights: Essential risk management articles
Risk Management Spotlight
What is terrorism? – Is terrorism increasing or decreasing? – Is terrorism increasing on U.S. Soil?
and more…
The United States
Terrorism – Recognizing Behaviors of Concern
Social Media
Injuries Resulting From Slips and Trips on a Construction Site
Clements Worldwide Risk Index and Threats to Global Economic Growth
Directors and Officers May Need to Re-Think Coverage in a Cyber World
New IRMI Expert Commentary Available
Assessing Risk and Cyber-Security
Touchdown! Analytics in College Football
Little Known/Little Utilized Provisions of the CGL Policy
United Kingdom
A Lloyd’s Broker FD’s View of the “Back – Office”: In-House or Outsourced?
Australia
Duration of Liability Contract Clauses – a court case
November New! The Insurance Research Letter Live! On YouTube
9/9/2016 – The day the new way was launched
Highlights: Essential risk management articles
The United States
Left of X
Battery Fire Investigation – What to Look For
The Day After Tomorrow: A New World in Hazard Claims
Even in Today’s Environment, Global Opportunities Beckon
New IRMI Expert Commentary
Improving Productivity through Better Communication
Changing Environmental Insurers: Use Caution
Organizational Performance and Employee Reliability
United Kingdom
London Burning
December Take the Quiz, Read the Back Page, Learn, Get Informed, Be Entertained
New! The Insurance Research Letter Live! On YouTube (re-released & enhanced)
Is it a Fixation or a Fix?
Highlights: Essential risk management articles
Argentina: Major Changes in the Argentine Reinsurance System (984)
The United States: Insuring the Virtual World – Augmented Reality, Real Risks (900)
A Village is Missing its… (1,506)
New IRMI Expert Commentary
What Is a Contractual Liability Insurance Policy? (1,139)
No Bad Faith for Reasonable Dispute (1,181)
Aviation Risk Management: Look at the Pilots (730)
European Union: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (869)
Italy: Generali to Exit 13+ Markets While Aiming to be a Top 5 Player in Others (322)
United Kingdom: Brexit and How the EU Can Help the UK With Some Decision-making (891)
Brexit and Employee Exits in the City (433)