Captive owners in the U.K. face a probable effort by the new government to raise insurance premium tax according to an expert who participated in the latest AIRMIC live debate.
A new law soon to be introduced in Germany has forced board members to look again at their directors’ & officers’ (D&O) insurance cover, and standalone D&O coverage appears to be the best solution.
The insurance industry weathered the recent financial and economic storm better than most and has posted another set of healthy quarterly results. But insurance industry leaders at a recent JLT customer event have warned risk managers that they will have to take a tougher line to maintain margins.
Brokers have told a group of U.S. Senators that oil pollution capacity is likely to fall by about 15% following the BP operated Deepwater rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a report on news agency Dow Jones.
Awareness of the risk and the cost of data breach is well established in the U.S. and fast growing in the U.K. Tony Dowding found that mainland European risk managers will soon need to look more closely at the exposure.
IGREA, the association of risk and insurance managers within Spain’s largest companies that was formed last year, plans to step up its lobbying effort now that the group has a formally elected board and strategy in place.
Risk experts at IRM conference agree that ethics should not be dumped in the dustbin of history. Tony Dowding reports.
Tony Dowding finds risk management in action as the IRM rapidly reorganises as Volcanic ash brings Europe’s airports to a standstill.
Tony Dowding discusses the latest report from the International Risk Governance Council that provides a tool to assess, evaluate and manage private and public sector risk.
Risk managers should read the annual Global Risks report published by the World Economic Forum as it contains some important messages, writes Tony Dowding.