COVID-19 – Current and Future Impacts on Medical Insurance: As we learn more about the COVID-19 virus, societal responses and vaccine development, our collective knowledge continues to develop. Throughout this time, Guy Carpenter is continually connecting with our clients and business associates to gather the key questions health insurers are asking along with the range of potential outcomes.
COVID-19 Risks Outlook – A Preliminary Mapping and Its Implications: COVID-19 Risks Outlook: A Preliminary Mapping and Its Implications, published by the World Economic Forum with support from Marsh & McLennan, examines familiar risks that may be amplified by the pandemic and new ones that may emerge. The report draws on survey results of nearly 350 senior risk professionals who were asked to identify their biggest concerns over the next 18 months for both the world and their business.
Webinar – Cyber Risk in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Marsh & McLennan hosted a recent webinar where cyber experts from affiliates Guy Carpenter, Oliver Wyman and Marsh discussed the impacts of COVID-19 on the cyber threat landscape. The webinar, hosted by Siobhan O’Brien, Head of Guy Carpenter’s International Cyber Center of Excellence, delves into how to manage through the immediate crisis, how to evaluate cyber risk and cyber risk transfer options and the possible longer-term impacts on the cyber threat landscape through the transformation of businesses.
Building National Resilience – Fiscal and Financial Risks: As nations come to terms with their own circumstances, difficult choices will have to be made. Many of the challenges facing societies carry with them immense fiscal costs. Much of these costs fall to governments to address. The opportunity for closer collaboration between the private (re)insurance market and governments to address the direct challenges of catastrophe event funding is therefore clear. Many of the hazards and threats listed in Marsh & McLennan Advantage’s new report, Building National Resilience, present significant fiscal and financial risks to nations, businesses, and households.
Catastrophe Bonds, Disaster Risk Insurance Facilities and Natural Disaster Funds – Protecting our Planet and the Public Purse: Guy Carpenter’s recently released report on the public sector response to climate change, Protecting our Planet and the Public Purse, looks beyond the United States’ approach to natural catastrophe risk mitigation and investigates the measures taken by countries in Latin America and Asia.
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The Impact of COVID-19 on Alternative Assets: The rapidly evolving COVID-19 crisis is continuing to create severe political, social, and economic uncertainty that is translating into significant public market volatility worldwide. While the impact on alternative assets is less observable to-date, it is likely to be as significant as that for public markets.