Supply chain focus needed as threat from reliance on technology rises

Supply chain focus needed as threat from reliance on technology rises

Supply chain focus needed as threat from reliance on technology rises

Senior managers must wake up to the risk of contagion within the supply chain as their companies become increasingly reliant upon technology and need a rapid response when incidents occur. But while the technology and data-based global economy may lead to more vulnerable supply chains, those companies that manage these risks more effectively using rich data and information available, will…

Ferma publishes key lobbying priorities for next European parliament

Ferma publishes key lobbying priorities for next European parliament

Ferma publishes key lobbying priorities for next European parliament

Ferma has published a manifesto listing its four risk management and insurance lobbying priorities with EU policymakers and institutions in the next parliament, which follows elections later this month. The areas of focus are digital transformation, transition to a sustainable economy, risk management education and ensuring a stable insurance market. European elections on 23-26 May will mean a new European…

Ifrima plans academic study to back global programmes campaign

Ifrima plans academic study to back global programmes campaign

Ifrima plans academic study to back global programmes campaign

A serious academic study on the negative impact of inconsistent and protectionist insurance regulation around the world is likely needed if the international risk and insurance management community is to convince regulators of the need for reform from the top down, according to the chair of the International Federation of Risk & Insurance Management Associations (Ifrima). Mary Roth, who is…

Risk managers can deliver competitive advantage through emerging risk analysis: RIMS

Risk managers can deliver competitive advantage through emerging risk analysis: RIMS

Risk managers can deliver competitive advantage through emerging risk analysis: RIMS

Risk and insurance managers often complain that their partners in the insurance sector are unable to effectively identify, measure manage and transfer their emerging risks fast enough, thus leaving them in an exposed position. But a new report published by RIMS this week appears to suggest that the onus actually lies with risk managers…

Risk managers and brokers must up game in hard market

Risk managers and brokers must up game in hard market

Risk managers and brokers must up game in hard market

If signs of a hardening market take hold, insurance buyers and brokers will need to up their game to avoid the worst pitfalls and ensure renewals do not leave them with a nasty taste in the mouth, experts say. But such market conditions also give insurance buyers the opportunity to make a difference and prove their worth to business leaders, they add…

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