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.
Podcast – Lessons Learned on California Health During COVID-19: The third episode of The Marsh & McLennan Advantage Podcast features an interview between Sam Glick, Oliver Wyman, and Dr. Alice Chen, California Health and Human Services, and focuses on the immediate response to the pandemic in California, one of the hardest hit states of the United States, the lessons learned so far and whether a balancing act exists between public health and the economy.
Key Investment Ideas For Insurers For 2020 and Beyond: Following a volatile end to 2018, Guy Carpenter-affiliate Mercer anticipated a return to a more “normal” market environment. Although the majority of asset classes have posted strong returns for 2019, a continued march lower in global interest rates forced insurers to stretch further for yield. Looking forward to 2020, people must again consider the implications for insurance companies of a prolonged “lower for longer” environment and stretched valuations.
Webinar – The Implications of COVID-19 for the Healthcare Industry in Asia: Continuing the webcast series on COVID-19’s implications, Guy Carpenter-affiliate Marsh looks at navigating the pandemic response cycle for the healthcare industry in Asia.
June 1, 2020 Reinsurance Renewal – The Impact of COVID-19 on Florida Property Catastrophe Pricing: The June 1, 2020 renewal is the first genuine test of the reinsurance market since the COVID-19 outbreak prompted government-mandated lockdowns across the globe. The pandemic has compounded an already firming reinsurance environment, resulting in challenged placements and pronounced property catastrophe pricing increases, particularly in Florida.
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A Changing Landscape – How Unemployment Will Impact the Way We Access Health Insurance: Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment insurance since mid-March. While the weekly number of new unemployment insurance filings continues to decline, the total number of job losses across the United States has already reached unprecedented levels and the labor market outlook is far from certain.