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In the Pandemic Insurers Can Absorb Customer Life & Health Claims, But Not Business Losses from Lockdown Measures

New research by The Geneva Association finds that life and health risks for pandemics similar to COVID-19 are insurable: they are generally non-systemic and modellable. Property & casualty...

The Belt and Road Initiative: Challenges and Opportunities Amid COVID-19

New Political Risk Report on the Belt and Road Initiative from Marsh Heading into 2020, there were nearly 3,000 active Belt and Road Initiative* (BRI) projects, involving more than 2,600 companies, with...

Cinven and GIC to acquire specialist insurance broker Miller

London, November 9, 2020 – Cinven, the international private equity firm, and GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, today announce that they have reached an agreement to acquire leading specialist insurance...

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America: at the Intersection of Freedom of Speech and Risk

If you believe the attack on the US Capitol this week was called in by President Trump, then we have absolutely arrived at this critical intersection. But is the issue freedom of speech exactly, or is...

Ellen Dunkin Named 2021 President of RIMS

Society Introduces 2021 Officers & Board of Directors  NEW YORK (January 4, 2021) — RIMS, the risk management society®, today announced that Ellen R. Dunkin, Esq. will lead...

Triple-I: 2020’s Atlantic Hurricane Season Was One for the History Books

SAINT JOHNS, Fla., Nov. 30, 2020 – The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season officially ends today with a record 30 named storms, including a near-record 13 hurricanes. Six were major hurricanes, achieving...

2020’s Turmoil Takes Toll on Insurers’ Finances, New Triple-I / Milliman Report Shows

NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2020 –The global pandemic and costly natural catastrophes will contribute to a projected 101.7 combined ratio for the U.S.’s property/casualty (P/C) insurers in 2020, higher than...

Aon to Invest $30 Million and Create 10,000 Apprenticeships Nationwide by 2030

Apprenticeship program expansion across the United States to strengthen workforce resilience with collaboration among broad network of employers CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE:...

Resilience Unveils Powerful Combination of Cybersecurity and Cyberinsurance To Mitigate Risk For Companies Threatened By Increasing Wave of Cybercrime

Patented Analytics Technology Attracts Investment From Intact Ventures SAN FRANCISCO, CA-- November 11, 2020 -- Announcing the launch of Resilience Insurance, a newly formed program manager with...