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Views: 63  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 19-Jun-2017
Power and Utilities Market Update 2017
Power and Utilities Market Update analyses current global insurance market conditions including available capacity and underwriting approach.... >>
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Views: 99  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 15-Jun-2017
Recent Developments in Qatar: Risk Management Implications
Recent political turmoil in the Middle East may impact several organisations doing business in the region.... >>
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Views: 230  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 06-Jun-2017
Global Insurance Rates Decline for 16th Consecutive Quarter
The first quarter of 2017 continued last year’s trend of the global rate of decrease moderating on average.... >>
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Views: 830  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 27-Mar-2017
Mining Market Update- March 2017
Market commentary from key mining hubs, with in-depth analysis and commentary on current global insurance market conditions for mining risks.... >>
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Views: 1380  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 22-Nov-2016
Managing Increasing Terror Risk within the Sports and Events Industry
This risk adviser discusses terrorism risk solutions for sports and events organisations.... >>
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Views: 1310  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 10-Nov-2016
Power Market Update
Marsh’s Power and Utilities Market Update analyses current global insurance market conditions for power generation risks and the underwriting approach of the world’s leading carrie... >>
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Views: 1399  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 07-Nov-2016
MMC Cyber Risk Handbook 2016: Increasing Resilience in the Digital Economy
New collection from Marsh & McLennan Companies gathers insights from our cyber leaders and third-party cyber experts to help companies better assess cyber risks, develop comprehens... >>
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Views: 1182  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 07-Nov-2016
Resilience Amid Disorder: Steering a Path Through Social and Political Unrest
New report from Marsh & McLennan’s Global Risk Center examines recent civil disturbances, domestic political crises, and extremist violence around the world to help companies bette... >>
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Views: 979  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 31-Oct-2016
International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds’ Guidance Clarifying the Definition of a “Ship”
New guidance clarifying the definition of a “ship” under the Civil Liability Convention for Oil Pollution Damage, 1992, has been developed, following five years of consultation.... >>
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Views: 1249  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 30-Sep-2016
The Road to Resilience 2016: Managing Cyber Risks
The road to resilience – managing cyber risks is the third risk dimension investigated as part of the Financing Resilient Energy Infrastructure initiative. Prepared by Marsh & McLe... >>
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Views: 1545  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 20-Sep-2016
Mining Market Update
Marsh’s Mining Market Update features market commentary from key mining hubs, with in-depth analysis and commentary on current global insurance market conditions for mining risks. ... >>
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Views: 1599  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 19-Sep-2016
Overcoming the Pilot Shortage
The global airline industry continues to grow rapidly due to economic, technological, and demographic changes. As a result, over the course of the next 20 years, it has been estima... >>
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Views: 1537  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 16-Sep-2016
Global Loss Trends: Analysing The Causes of Power Generation Claims
Marsh’s latest power claims report provides an in-depth analysis of the primary and secondary causes behind of some of largest and most complex power generation losses. ... >>
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Views: 1365  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 15-Sep-2016
Strategies for Minimising Your Natural Catastrophe Losses Pre-Event
Recent natural catastrophe events have once again highlighted the importance of making sure your company is prepared to recover from a disaster. We take a look at several steps you... >>
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Views: 1460  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 12-Sep-2016
Shipping Industry Vulnerable Following Hanjin Administration
Hanjin bankruptcy: Our latest briefing explores those likely to be affected and the insurance coverage issues.... >>
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Views: 1695  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 02-Aug-2016
Navigating a Shifting Risk Landscape: Expert Perspectives on the Marine Industry
Marsh’s compendium of articles examines crucial risk issues for the marine industry.... >>
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Views: 1960  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 19-Jul-2016
Environmental Risks in Infrastructure Projects
Our insights on environmental risks in infrastructure projects discusses the key risks to watch out for and how to mitigate them.... >>
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Views: 1999  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 12-Jul-2016
The Black Swan: The Unexpected in Ports and Terminals
The Black Swan: The Unexpected in Ports and Terminals explores the steps operators should take to best guarantee the future success of ports and terminals against black swan events... >>
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Views: 1938  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 05-Jul-2016
New 2016 York-Antwerp Rules and General Average Adviser
For nearly 140 years, the York-Antwerp Rules have been the benchmark set of terms that by contractual agreement seek to clarify what would constitute an allowable general average e... >>
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Views: 2914  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 15-Jun-2016
2016 Energy & Power Loss Control Newsletter
Our 2016 edition of the Loss Control Newsletter (LCN) offers six insightful articles from our Global Energy Risk Engineering Team and much more… ... >>
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Views: 2068  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 02-Jun-2016
Defining Measures to Accelerate the Energy Transition
The triple challenge of providing secure, affordable and sustainable energy systems – the so-called Energy Trilemma – has never been more complex.... >>
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Views: 2023  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 01-Jun-2016
New Verification of Gross Mass (VGM) Requirements
A number of serious containership losses at sea, where misdeclared weights of containers being carried was seen, or at least suspected, to be a primary or contributing cause of the... >>
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Views: 2031  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 03-May-2016
Mining Risk Reporting: Emerging Trends in an Evolving Risk Landscape
The period 2005 to 2015 was one of intense change for the mining industry. New risks have been posed by technical innovation and frontier investments, and traditional risks continu... >>
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Views: 1920  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 08-Apr-2016
Demand for Transactional Risk Insurance Hits Record Highs in 2015
Demand for transactional risk insurance continued to increase during 2015 across all regions as investors looked to reduce deal risk.... >>
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Views: 2293  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 22-Mar-2016
What Horizons For Insurance Broking In Africa?
Over recent years, the regulatory and other pressures facing brokers in Sub-Saharan Africa have steadily increased, raising concerns over the sustainability of our vitally importan... >>
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Views: 1780  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 22-Mar-2016
Power and Utilities Market Update 2016
Soft market conditions prevailed across the power generation sector in 2015, with major capital investors attracted by the power utility business which brought new capacity to the ... >>
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Views: 1681  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 22-Mar-2016
Can Energy Firms Break the Historical Nexus Between Oil Price Falls and Large Losses?
Over the past 20 months, oil prices have fallen by about 70%. Historically, sharp declines in oil prices have led energy companies to scale back on spending in areas such as staffi... >>
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Views: 1548  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 22-Mar-2016
The 100 Largest Losses in the Hydrocarbon Industry
Marsh’s 24th edition of the 100 Largest Losses report explores the largest property losses in the hydrocarbon industry from 1974-2015 in an attempt to identify where the risks lie ... >>
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Views: 2538  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 15-Mar-2016
Investing In The Growth and Development of Individuals
It is often said that by investing in the growth and development of individuals, the economy can grow and sustainability can be reached to supplement the necessary skills required ... >>
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Views: 2213  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 15-Mar-2016
The Value of a Qualified and Experienced Broker
If your organisation has been involved in any type of catastrophe, you’ll know just how lengthy and tricky the insurance claiming process can be.... >>
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Views: 1361  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 12-Mar-2016
Benchmarking the Asian Energy Market: Strengths and Opportunity
Asia’s energy sector continues to grow rapidly as consumer demand in the region increases. Our latest benchmarking report on energy companies reveals that Asian risk portfolios are... >>
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Views: 1387  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 08-Mar-2016
Plumbing the Depths: Hydrographic Concerns for Modern-Day Large Vessels
Marsh calls for a higher priority to be given to hydrographic survey work to protect mega-ships at sea.... >>
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Views: 2498  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 29-Feb-2016
Insurance industry supports drones in taking flight
The rapid development of the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS/drone) industry is underpinned by the insurance market’s willingness to provide cover... >>
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Views: 2903  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 23-Feb-2016
Europe, Middle East, Africa Insurance Market Report 2016
With 2016 under way, the global insurance marketplace appears to be heading in the general direction of soft pricing, reflecting insurer capacity, competition, and relatively low c... >>
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Views: 1446  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 22-Feb-2016
Mining Market Update 2015
The latest Mining Market Update features market commentary from the international markets for mining risks, and the key mining hubs of Australia, Canada, Latin America, South Afric... >>
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Views: 1427  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 20-Feb-2016
Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention: The Impact on Shipowners
On 14 April 2015 the ‘Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks 2007’ will enter into force. It is designed enable a coastal state to take legal action against haza... >>
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Views: 1449  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 18-Feb-2016
Iran Sanctions Relief
On 16 January 2016, so-called Implementation Day, economic and financial sanctions relief under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between China, France, Germany, Russi... >>
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Views: 2200  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 08-Feb-2016
Drones: The next big disruptor, but can regulation keep up
Regulation is undoubtedly the greatest barrier to widespread drone use.... >>
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Views: 1404  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 02-Feb-2016
Marsh Insights: Global Insurance Regulatory and Premium Tax Update
The Global Insurance Regulatory and Premium Tax Update provides a summary of the latest insurance regulation and premium-related developments affecting insurance contracts procured... >>
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Views: 2458  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 01-Feb-2016
Everything insurers need to know about writing a UAS policy
Drones require the insurance industry to create a new set of standards to draw up policies which enable both the insurance industry, and the burgeoning drone market, to thrive. ... >>
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Views: 1495  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 15-Jan-2016
Heightened Political Risk Tensions Challenge Foreign Investors and Multinational Companies: Marsh’s 2016 Political Risk Map
In the last decade, multinational organisations have undertaken unprecedented international expansion, leaving them exposed to an expanding array of global credit and political ris... >>
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Views: 2549  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 16-Dec-2015
The expertise of an experienced insurance intermediary when moving into Africa
clients are faced with various political and economic exposures when managing businesses in the rest of Africa ... >>
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Views: 3084  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 16-Nov-2015
Terrorist Attacks in Paris Highlight Importance of Corporate Preparedness
The horrific terrorist attacks in Paris serve as a harsh reminder of the ever-present threat of mass violence and the importance of keeping your employees safe with integrated and ... >>
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Views: 3401  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 10-Sep-2015
The Contango Conundrum
Marine insurers are becoming increasingly concerned.... >>
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Views: 3789  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 06-Aug-2015
Global Insurance Regulatory and Premium Tax Update
Global insurance regulation and premium-related developments affecting insurance contracts procured by a multinational group.... >>
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Views: 3442  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 03-Aug-2015
Mid-Year Mining Market Update
The Mining Market Update reviews the strategic approach, capacity, and appetite of the world’s leading insurers of mining risks.... >>
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Views: 3521  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 02-Jul-2015
Greece’s Financial Troubles Could Disrupt Credit Insurance Market
Read Marsh’s guidance for businesses trading with Greece following its sovereign default. ... >>
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Views: 2938  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 02-Jul-2015
Greece Capital Controls: Risk and Insurance Considerations
Read Marsh’s guidance on the risk and insurance considerations of Greece’s sovereign default.... >>
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Views: 3119  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 09-Jun-2015
Engineering for Success Seminar: Highlights and Insights
Marsh’s third Engineering for Success Seminar in Abu Dhabi was a resounding success. Read the key messages delivered in this Executive Summary.... >>
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Views: 3292  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 08-Jun-2015
UAS Technology Could Make Manned Aviation Safer
UAS technology could one day be embedded into existing architectures used in manned aviation to enhance safety, according to Simon Jewell, Chairman of ASTRAEA.... >>
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Views: 2875  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 02-Jun-2015
Dawning of the Drones: The Evolving Risk of Unmanned Aerial Systems
The unmanned aerial systems industry’s rapid development is underpinned by the insurance market’s willingness to provide cover for deploying the technology.... >>
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Views: 3954  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 25-May-2015
The Risks and Rewards of Renewable Energy Projects
South Africa has seen a number of renewable energy projects going operational and start contributing meaningfully to the power grid operated by Eskom. ... >>
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Views: 3778  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 25-May-2015
Boardroom Struggles Reveal Risks of Concentration of Power
Firms are faced with challenges when key personnel leave.... >>
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Views: 1473  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 25-May-2015
The Value of Valuations in The Insurance Industry
Professionals who have the experience and knowledge.... >>
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Views: 2599  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 23-Mar-2015
Cyber Risk in the Transportation Industry
As transport operators digitalise their operational technology, the risk of a cyber-attack is elevated, and new architecture should be controlled and protected.... >>
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Views: 3966  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 18-Mar-2015
Annual Transactional Risk Report
The Annual Transactional Risk Report reveals how global demand for transactional risk insurance surged during 2014, helped by record demand in mature markets.... >>
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Views: 2594  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 18-Mar-2015
Bowring Marsh Power and Utilities Market Update
Bowring Marsh’s Power Market Update is provides an overview on current global insurance market conditions for power generation risks. ... >>
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Views: 4402  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 28-Jan-2015
Three Strategies to Better Manage Geopolitical Risk
Geopolitical risks are high on the agenda for multinational business, both in terms of likelihood and severity.... >>
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Views: 4430  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 16-Jan-2015
Global Risks 2015
Are we prepared for the greatest threats to our world?... >>
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Views: 7409  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 21-Nov-2014
Marsh Africa's Success Profiled in Financial Mail
South Africa's Financial Mail profiles Marsh Africa, looking at its acquisition of Alexander Forbes and the foundations supporting recent expansion and success.... >>
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Views: 4536  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 18-Nov-2014
M&A Transactional Risk Solutions: Global Update
Growth in new markets has fueled increased adoption of mergers and acquisitions insurance among the global deal community.... >>
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Views: 4127  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 01-Nov-2014
Upcoming Webcast: Ebola Risk and Pandemic Preparedness
There are Ebola-specific measures you can take, the outbreak should also spur a look at pandemic planning generally.... >>
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Views: 4162  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 24-Oct-2014
Competitive Commercial Insurance
In this article, Marsh’s Carel van der Merwe, managing director, Commercial Practice, Africa, speaks about risk and opportunity for brokers participating in the South African SMME ... >>
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Views: 4237  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 24-Oct-2014
From Qualitative to Quantitative Risk Management
In this article published by Cover, Marsh’s Volker von Widdern, managing director, Risk Consulting, Africa, explains the merits of qualitative and quantitative risk management.... >>
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Views: 3741  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 24-Oct-2014
Global Transactional Risk Insurance Doubles
Marsh’s Guy Royston, SVP Private Equity and M&A practice leader, South Africa, explains how new entrants to the market can take advantage of falling premiums.... >>
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Views: 3683  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 24-Oct-2014
Management Liability – Risk Mitigation Strategies
In this article, Teri Solomon, divisional executive at FINPRO discusses the risk management and insurance solutions to help mitigate personal liability.... >>
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Views: 7269  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 20-Oct-2014
Multinationals Face Many Challenges to Doing Business in Africa
Multinationals face many challenges to doing business in Africa.... >>
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Views: 4728  |  Comments: 1  |  Published: 20-Oct-2014
Risks Involved In Retail
The retail industry is one marked by competitive price wars and decreasing profit margins, which means retailers, need to holistically manage their risk management and insurance pr... >>
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Views: 3794  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 20-Oct-2014
Emerging Africa – Partnering With a Trusted Advisor Is Your Best Bet
Africa is the next business frontier, but are multinationals misplacing their trust when it comes to insurance?... >>
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Views: 1639  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 15-Oct-2014
From Qualitative to Quantitative
The rise of technology and automation combined with the human condition has brought with it certain significant challenges.... >>
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Views: 1616  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 15-Oct-2014
Global Transactional Risk Insurance Doubles
The amount of transactional risk insurance placed by Marsh grew by 155% in the three years to 2013.... >>
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Views: 1635  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 15-Oct-2014
Management Liability - Risk Mitigation Strategies
Top of the list of protection mechanisms must be adherence to good governance principles.... >>
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Views: 3805  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 15-Oct-2014
Global Insurance Regulatory and Premium Tax Update
Insurance regulation and premium-related news from Marsh that could affect your organisation’s insurance arrangements if you are a multinational business.... >>
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Views: 3685  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 30-Sep-2014
Capacity Over-Supply Significantly Impacting the Energy Market
Energy insurance price reductions took most by surprise. Read how this is impacting the market in Marsh’s latest edition of the Energy Market Monitor.... >>
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Views: 4035  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 26-Sep-2014
Bowring Marsh Power and Utilities Market Update
Bowring Marsh's power insurance market update looks at power, property, casualty and terrorism insurance markets, as well as power generation risks.... >>
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Views: 4219  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 21-Aug-2014
Infrastructure Risk: The New Frontiers of Infrastructure Investment
The 2014 infrastructure conference brings together executives, owners, operators, contractors, financiers, regulators and other infrastructure practitioners.... >>
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Views: 7163  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 06-Aug-2014
Ebola Epidemic Raises Preparedness Concerns
Authorities are concerned about West Africa’s ability to contain the ebola virus to the countries already affected.... >>
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Views: 4035  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 14-Apr-2014
Transactional Risk Solutions on the Rise
Gives an overview of Marsh Private Equity and M&A Global Practice, and looks at the use of insurance as a strategic tool to facilitate transactions.... >>
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Views: 5085  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 26-Mar-2014
Risk Adviser: Political Unrest in Ukraine
Risk and insurance advice.... >>
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Views: 9808  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 20-Jan-2014
How Does A Takaful (Shariah Compliant) Captive Differ From Other Captives?
A Shariah-compliant insurer is a company that undertakes insurance-like activities,conducted in a Shariah-compliant manner in its entire operations. ... >>
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Views: 6532  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 15-Nov-2013
Case Study: Kidnap and Ransom Case in Nigeria in 2010
A businessman from the mining sector was kidnapped alongside his driver while driving back to his home in the summer of 2010.... >>
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Views: 6071  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 16-Oct-2013
Webcast: Critical Risk Issues Affecting Aircraft Lenders and Lessors (Replay)
Panelists reviewed the current state of the aviation industry and took an in-depth look at the impact of recent litigation on aircraft lenders and lessors.... >>
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Views: 4910  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 25-Jul-2013
Corporate Social Investment Initiative in South Africa- Mandela Day - 18 July 2013
Each and every person who participated honoured the great man on his 95th birthday by serving their communities. ... >>
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Views: 3995  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 27-Jun-2013
The Changing Energy Landscape: Implications for Infrastructure Investment
The Changing Energy Landscape: Implications for Infrastructure Investment... >>
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Views: 3972  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 26-Jun-2013
Business Interruption
Today's global Supply Chains are delivering products and services to market better, faster and cheaper than ever before. ... >>
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Views: 4234  |  Comments: 0  |  Published: 29-Apr-2013
Top Ten Factors Driving the US Casualty Insurance Market
Ten trends that will likely affect your insurance program this year.... >>
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