Posts Tagged ‘Property’



November 22nd, 2017

Survey: 80 Percent Say Treasury Plays a More Strategic Role Today Than Three Years Ago; Part II

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Treasurers play an increasingly vital role in supporting senior executives, according to new research from the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP). The “2017 AFP Strategic Role of Treasury Survey,” supported by Marsh & McLennan Companies‘ Global Risk Center, found that 80 percent of respondents said that over the past three years, treasury has played a more strategic role at their organizations.

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November 21st, 2017

Survey: 80 Percent Say Treasury Plays a More Strategic Role Today Than Three Years Ago; Part I

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Treasurers increasingly play a more strategic role as their traditional roles become more critical to their organizations and they assume a wider range of responsibilities, including investor relations, insurance risk management, integrating supply chain management and real estate. This greater strategic role with more responsibilities illustrates the increasingly vital role that treasurers play in supporting senior executives, according to new research from the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP).

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November 16th, 2017

Threat Trends on Major Cyber Attacks in 2017

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The Marsh & McLennan Companies Cyber Risk Handbook 2018 is published.

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November 15th, 2017

From Risk to Resilience: Marsh & McLennan Companies Cyber Handbook 2018: Perspectives on the Next Wave of Cyber

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Cyber risk continues to grow as technology innovation increases and societal dependence on information technology expands. A new and important turning point has been reached in the struggle to manage this complex risk. In the war between cyber attackers and cyber defenders,we have reached what Winston Churchill might call “the end of the beginning.”

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November 14th, 2017

Just Say “Know” to Insurtech; Part II

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Continuing the discussion of insurtech’s surging impact on the insurance industry.  Part II focuses on what carriers should be doing and compelling trends for growth.

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November 8th, 2017

Insurers Adapting in a Time of Disruption

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Here we review recent GC Capital Ideas posts on strategies insurers may utilize to continue to achieve growth in a disruptive environment.

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November 7th, 2017

Insurers Challenged by Forces of Technology Disruption

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Here we review recent GC Capital Ideas posts on the need for the insurance industry to come to terms with the forces of technological disruption challenging their business models.

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November 2nd, 2017

Asia Pacific Catastrophe Report 2017: Executive Summary: Protection Gap and Convergence Capital

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cover-thumb1The proportion of losses uninsured in the Asia Pacific region remains high. For example, examination of this year’s major landfalling typhoons in China shows a wide discrepancy between economic and insured losses.

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November 1st, 2017

Asia Pacific Catastrophe Report 2017: Executive Summary: Losses

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cover-thumbInsured losses in Australia and New Zealand were the largest events. The region was also impacted by floods in China, India and Thailand and an earthquake in China. Once again, flood was a major contributor to economic losses in the region, but often in areas where insurance penetration was limited. Flood is difficult for (re)insurers to model, but Guy Carpenter has made significant steps to help clients deal with the problems.

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October 31st, 2017

Asia Pacific Catastrophe Report 2017: Executive Summary

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cover-thumbA year marked by generally benign loss experience and few large catastrophe events meant that rates continued to remain positive for buyers in the Asia Pacific region throughout 2017. At the same time, the trend for steady growth in limit purchased continued. Much of the new limit purchased tends to be at the top of programs, and this feeds through to lower overall average rates on line (ROL), which is also reflected in the indices.

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