Rims supports moves to create pandemic insurance pools

Rims supports moves to create pandemic insurance pools

Rims supports moves to create pandemic insurance pools

US risk management association Rims has joined Ferma in supporting moves to develop government-backed pandemic insurance pools for future outbreaks. A growing number of risk management and insurance associations have called for government-backed pandemic insurance solutions. This week, Ferma urged the EU to support the creation of national insurance pools for future pandemic risks. This follows similar calls from the…

Ferma confirms joint Covid-19 webinar with Anra on 15 April

Ferma confirms joint Covid-19 webinar with Anra on 15 April

Ferma confirms joint Covid-19 webinar with Anra on 15 April

Ferma’s Covid-19 joint webinar with Italian risk management association Anra that was originally planned for 9 April, has been moved to 15 April at 11.30 CET. This will be followed by a second webinar currently planned for 28 April, which will be confirmed shortly. Anra held a video webinar on Tuesday led by president Alessandro Del Felice, on the supply…

Risk management ‘rules changed’ by Covid-19

Risk management ‘rules changed’ by Covid-19

Risk management ‘rules changed’ by Covid-19

Covid-19 will be a game-changer for the risk management profession, rewriting the rulebook and changing the way organisations perceive and prepare for mega risks, according to risk management associations. The coronavirus pandemic will bring about seismic social and economic changes that will demand a shift in the role of risk professionals, according to Julia Graham, deputy chief executive and technical…

RIMS names Roxsann Wilson Risk Manager of the Year 2020

RIMS names Roxsann Wilson Risk Manager of the Year 2020

RIMS names Roxsann Wilson Risk Manager of the Year 2020

RIMS has named Roxsann Wilson, vice-president of risk management for Cardinal Health, as the 2020 RIMS Risk Manager of the Year. Ms Wilson is responsible for coordinating risk financing solutions for all property and casualty risks at Cardinal Health, a $145bn healthcare services firm serving hospitals and healthcare systems around the world. RIMS said Ms Wilson restructured the property, professional,…

Ferma calls on brokers and insurers to show flexibility and backs pandemic pool concept

Ferma calls on brokers and insurers to show flexibility and backs pandemic pool concept

Ferma calls on brokers and insurers to show flexibility and backs pandemic pool concept

The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (Ferma) has called for “enhanced” understanding of the insurance needs of European businesses to help them battle through the current pandemic and recover afterwards. The federation also said it does not think the retrospective extension of business interruption (BI) policies to include excluded pandemic risks as suggested in the US is a good…

Anra, Ferma and Belrim to host virus webinars as Narim and Sirm postpone meetings

Anra, Ferma and Belrim to host virus webinars as Narim and Sirm postpone meetings

Anra, Ferma and Belrim to host virus webinars as Narim and Sirm postpone meetings

Italian risk management association Anra is holding its second webinar on how to cope with the impact of the current coronavirus pandemic and will this time focus on the longer-term impacts and what companies need to plan for when the lockdown is finally lifted. The Italian-language discussion takes place on the morning of 9 April and will be followed by…

Ferma and Belrim call on insurers and brokers to be flexible and support customers during crisis

Ferma and Belrim call on insurers and brokers to be flexible and support customers during crisis

Ferma and Belrim call on insurers and brokers to be flexible and support customers during crisis

The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (Ferma) has urged brokers and insurers to find ways to support clients who are struggling to pay premiums on time or in full because of the strains caused by the coronavirus pandemic. This follows a similar statement issued by Belgian risk management association Belrim that asked insurers and brokers to take “supportive measures”,…

Risk managers will support creation of state-backed pandemic pools to plug coverage gap

Risk managers will support creation of state-backed pandemic pools to plug coverage gap

Risk managers will support creation of state-backed pandemic pools to plug coverage gap

Europe’s corporate risk and insurance managers would support the creation of state-backed insurance pools to cover pandemic risk and plug the huge coverage gap that has been exposed by the Covid-19 outbreak, based on feedback from leading industry representatives gathered by Commercial Risk Europe. The topic has risen to the top of the agenda as businesses across Europe and the…

IFRIMA warns of unscrupulous insurers as Covid-19 unfolds

IFRIMA warns of unscrupulous insurers as Covid-19 unfolds

IFRIMA warns of unscrupulous insurers as Covid-19 unfolds

The International Federation of Risk and Insurance Management Associations (IFRIMA) has warned risk managers they will face belligerent claims staff and unscrupulous insurers as the Covid-19 crisis unfolds. The stark warning came from IFRIMA president Gert Cruywagen, writing to risk managers in his native South Africa. “There will be many new risks after Covid-19,” he stressed. “Those of us who…

ANRA hosting webinar on Covid-19 as Moody’s shifts Italian life insurers to negative

ANRA hosting webinar on Covid-19 as Moody’s shifts Italian life insurers to negative

ANRA hosting webinar on Covid-19 as Moody’s shifts Italian life insurers to negative

Italian risk management association ANRA is hosting a webinar on Friday morning on how to operate and manage risks in the Covid-19 crisis. ANRA president Alessandro De Felice will be joined by lawyers Claudio Perrella, Alessio Totaro and Piero Magri of R&P Legal, a leading Italian commercial law firm. The discussion will focus on the complex insurance matters raised by…

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