Posts Tagged ‘Regulation’



June 24th, 2019

Advancing Cyber Risk Management – From Security to Resilience

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

report-thumbnail-cover-imagesmallIn an increasingly digital economy, cyber threats and vulnerabilities evolve fast. But despite growing anxieties around cyber, traditional security strategies and investments continue to lag. For organizations focused on balancing their growth plans and cyber security priorities both challenges and opportunities remain.

The new report from Marsh & McLennan Insights, Advancing Cyber Risk Management: From Security to Resilience, reviews the cyber risk and regulatory landscape against the backdrop of the digital global economy. Developed in partnership with Mandiant, a FireEye company, it outlines the key factors that increase cyber risk and the complications that impact resilience, particularly for multinationals whose operations span geographies and regulatory jurisdictions.

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June 20th, 2019

One-Year Anniversary of the GDPR: A Look Back and Ahead

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When the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect in May 2018, it signaled the start of more aggressive privacy oversight and enforcement in an era of rapidly advancing technology. The diversity and scope of enforcement actions, and the intersection of data privacy regulation with technology, are likely to pose increasing challenges for regulators and for businesses.

This briefing from Guy Carpenter affiliate Marsh describes where we are one year later as the convergence of GDPR and other data privacy regulation with evolving technology - 5G networks, IoT, AI, the Cloud - will challenge businesses’ ability to foster technology innovation while also protecting privacy.  Businesses should expect the EU to take an active approach to AI’s consumption and processing of personal data, especially when it distinguishes individuals based on race, gender, political beliefs or other sensitive categories, even where the consequences are unintentional.

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June 14th, 2019

Avoiding the cliff edge of no-deal Brexit; MMC Young Professionals’ Global Forum 2019

Posted at 1:26 PM ET

The United Kingdom’s Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) has “done as much as it can do to de-risk a no-deal [Brexit] cliff edge,” according to Mr. Sam Woods, deputy governor for prudential regulation and chief executive officer of the PRA, Bank of England.

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May 23rd, 2019

Evolving Regulatory Pressures Signal Potential Turning Point in Cyber Risk Management Strategies

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Siobhan O’Brien, Head of the Cyber Center of Excellence for International and Global Specialties

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Cyber risk presents an exciting opportunity for re/insurers, but as one of the most dynamic perils in the industry, regulators are formalizing capital requirements and quantitative and qualitative measurements of risk appetite. In the United Kingdom, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) is now asking (re)insurers to develop a silent cyber action plan by the end of the first half of 2019 and will conduct deep-dives on select firms in the second half to assess how they are meeting expectations described in a 2017 supervisory statement. It will then further assess affirmative cyber risk via an exploratory stress test later this year.

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April 17th, 2019

Evolving Regulatory Pressures Signal Potential Turning Point in Cyber Risk Management Strategies

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Siobhan O’Brien, Head of the Cyber Center of Excellence for International and Global Specialties

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Cyber risk presents an exciting opportunity for re/insurers, but as one of the most dynamic perils in the industry, regulators are formalizing capital requirements and quantitative and qualitative measurements of risk appetite. In the United Kingdom, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) is now asking (re)insurers to develop a silent cyber action plan by the end of the first half of 2019 and will conduct deep-dives on select firms in the second half to assess how they are meeting expectations described in a 2017 supervisory statement. It will then further assess affirmative cyber risk via an exploratory stress test later this year.

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April 8th, 2019

Amid Regulatory Scrutiny Financial Institutions Must Monitor Third-Party Cyber Risk

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cyber-handbook-cover-image-smallCybersecurity ranks among the top concerns for banks, insurers, and other financial institutions, which can represent prime targets for cyber-attackers and be vulnerable to potential disruptions because of their often-complex technology systems and the valuable financial assets and rich customer data they can hold.

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February 25th, 2019

GC Videocast - 2019 Cyber Landscape: New Regulations, Risks and Management Expectations

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Cyber Practices experts at Guy Carpenter’s affiliate, Marsh, held a video webcast to look at how changing cyber risk exposures, regulations and best practices will change the cyber risk management landscape in 2019. Continue reading…

October 24th, 2018

Accounting Changes Impacting the Reinsurance Landscape - GC@BB Commentary

Posted at 9:00 AM ET

achtert_blende11_s hettinger_cropped3lightfoot_david_300x300Frank Achtert, Head of Capital Optimization, EMEA; Tom Hettinger, Strategic Advisory Leader, U.S./Canada; David Lightfoot, Head of Global Strategic Advisory – Asia Pacific and Latin America

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  • With IFRS 17, reinsurance for managing capital KPIs needs to be different in type/scale
  • Users of internal capital models must ensure flexibility of underlying simulation platform
  • Accounting for reinsurance contracts separate from underlying contracts

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September 11th, 2018

Accounting Changes Impacting the Reinsurance Landscape - GC@MC Commentary

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

achtert_blende11_s hettinger_cropped3lightfoot_david_300x300Frank Achtert, Head of Capital Optimization, EMEA; Tom Hettinger, Strategic Advisory Leader, U.S./Canada; David Lightfoot, Head of Global Strategic Advisory – Asia Pacific and Latin America

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  • With IFRS 17, reinsurance for managing capital KPIs needs to be different in type/scale
  • Users of internal capital models must ensure flexibility of underlying simulation platform
  • Accounting for reinsurance contracts separate from underlying contracts Continue reading…