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    AXA XL appoints ex-Aon director to Asia role

    2019-12-09T22:49:00Z

    Stephen Nguyen joins the global insurer as a client management leader based in Hong Kong.

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    Five tips to boost your cyber security in 2020

    2019-12-09T05:04:00Z

    This week, StrategicRISK caught up with Adam Selwood, co-founder of Cynch Security, to get his thoughts on where risk managers should be focusing their attention in 2020. 

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    WTW partners with Hong Kong-based Tricor

    2019-12-09T04:37:00Z

    The new partnership will enable Tricor clients base of Fortune 500-listed companies to access to offerings and services from Willis Towers Watson (WTW), which include workforce protection and risk transfer solutions. 

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    Tech risk provider Sedgwick opens new Singapore office

    2019-12-05T06:05:00Z

    The move follows the recent integration of the Insight Adjusters and Surveyors team, as Sedgwick continues its sustained growth plan across the region.

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    Complex risk environment lies ahead: RMIA

    2019-12-03T09:33:00Z

    The Royal Commission unearthed misconduct at the major financial services groups, which in turn has led to regulatory changes and increased scrutiny from stakeholders and customers says RMIA CEO Jason Smith.

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    New product aims to tackle rising corporate fraud

    2019-12-03T09:25:00Z

    Impersonation fraud is quickly becoming a systemic issue around the world with recent examples including a social engineering scheme utilising artificial intelligence-based software to impersonate an executive

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    Can risk management save The Great Barrier Reef?

    2019-12-03T09:16:00Z

    The tourism asset – valued at $56 billion – risks being overwhelmed by coral bleaching, sea level rises, ocean acidification, and pollution.

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    Set fire to the rain

    2019-11-27T05:45:00Z

    As parts of Sydney continue to smolder under the weight of catastrophic bushfire and snowfalls in other parts of the state, our editor Lauren Gow, reflects on what this means for all of us left behind.

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    Government cyberattacks on the rise

    2019-11-27T05:42:00Z

    Governments worldwide are vulnerable to cyberattacks, though the associated risks to their credit quality are limited, according to a new report from Moody’s.

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    It pays to be bold

    2019-11-27T05:23:00Z

    Bill payments provider Bpay is finding the balance between quick-moving growth and robust risk management. It comes down to culture, says head of corporate governance and risk Francesca Dickson. 

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    Could ART solve your risky developments?

    2019-11-20T14:10:00Z

    Karsten Berlage, managing director and regional head of Allianz Alternative Risk Transfer North America, talks us through its innovative risk transfer product, the Solar Proxy Revenue Swap.

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    What is your data worth?

    2019-11-20T14:00:00Z

    Risk managers often spend so long looking at macro risks, but what about your own personal worth? KPMG associate director, cyber security, Sarah Roberts delves into the murky depths of the dark web to find your personal worth.

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    ​Risk of downturn to hit credit: Moody’s

    2019-11-20T13:45:00Z

    This year, the global economy is on track to record the lowest level of growth since 2009, Moody’s said; increasing overall financial risk to global businesses.

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    Persuade with action

    2019-11-15T02:14:00Z

    Ask what the big risks are for the future, says Benedikt Hintze of Georgsmarienhütte Holdings. Because risk management doesn’t just stop in 2020. 

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    One great reason to risk a startup

    2019-11-15T02:10:00Z

    The lure of the start-up may be great, but so are the risks. Adam Selwood and Susie Jones, the hearts and minds behind Cynch Security, took the gamble, emboldened and inspired by one thing – a great idea.

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    Crooked construction

    2019-11-15T01:41:00Z

    China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative means huge opportunities for developers and investors. But with so many infrastructure projects in developing countries beleaguered by corruption and crime, can this one stay on the straight and narrow? 

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    StrategicRISK Asia Pacific (Australia edition)

    2019-11-11T00:02:00Z

    With attention increasingly fixed on unethical behaviour in business, can you be sure your own culture is free from rotten influences? This special Australia edition explores shadow values, why hindsight is 20/20 and our latest benchmarking survey results.

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    Top takeaways from PARIMA KL

    2019-11-07T21:04:00Z

    Business risk management expert Steven Tunstall said the conference was valuable for those looking to widen their experience and learn about the risks of the future.

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    Bots behaving badly

    2019-11-07T20:56:00Z

    New technologies don’t always come with a completed rule book or instruction manual, let alone industry-agreed standards. KPMG director, data science, David Evans asks: How do we take advantage of AI offers while managing and mitigating risks?