Highlights – October 2019

Managing Earthquake Risk in Peru
An overview of three challenges facing Risk Managers
Earthquakes in Peru are frequent events, because the country is in a highly seismic region placed over the Nazca plate within the so called South America subduction zone. This subduction is the key to the formation for one of most defining geographic peculiarities in Peru: the Andean Mountains. Read more on page 9

Two-Thirds of Businesses Are Unprotected from Tremendous Risk: The Case for Cyber Insurance
Although businesses should actively protect themselves against this threat, that is not reality. Cyber risk never sleeps. Read more on page 11

Cyber Insurance Review: Why It Matters
Cyber and privacy risks continue to proliferate, leading more and more companies to turn to cyber insurance as a means of transferring some of those risks. Read why a well-designed cyber insurance policy should be a key component of a modern enterprise’s cyber and privacy risk management program on page 12

Transportation Innovation 2019
What effect will autonomous technologies, such as robot technologies and autonomous vehicles, have?
Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) are common in the logistics industry. Autonomous technology has been used in manufacturing and distribution centers for years where AGV are used for moving product throughout a warehouse. Robotic units are common in fulfillment operations to assist in the pick and pack process. Experts believe the next wave of progress in logistics automation will be in final-mile delivery. Autonomous technology is swiftly being developed by major automotive OEMs and new start-ups. Read this fascinating article on page 12

Brexit – is the end in sight?
Brexit is due to take place on the 31st October, according to the new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, with- or without a deal. He is not the only one who is saying that. Read more on page 15

India’s general insurance market to cross US$40bn by 2022
A growing middle class, increasing awareness of the need for protection and favorable regulatory landscape are expected to drive the general insurance market in India from INR1.6 trillion in 2017 (US$24.1bn) to INR2.9 trillion (US$40.1bn) in 2022, according to GlobalData. Read this article to gain a better appreciation of the opportunities and challenges in a developing market on page 16

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