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Brexit

Breaking up is hard to do

2018-11-15T23:51:00+00:00

Businesses are largely still in the dark over exactly what Brexit Day will bring next March, but practical plans need to be devised and enacted now. And risk managers must be central in preparing for every eventuality, deal or no deal.

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Regulators apply brakes to APAC M&A deals

2018-11-15T01:19:00+00:00

Multinationals are looking to balance emerging market growth opportunities with stability in investment returns, particularly with Australian insurance groups, according to a new report from Willis Towers Watson and Mergermarket.

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Nat-cats driving risk strategy changes in APAC

2018-11-13T06:39:00+00:00

The globe is being battered by an increasing number of natural catastrophes which are forcing risk managers to rethink strategy. Andre Martin, head of innovative risk solutions, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions tells StrategicRISK why you shouldn’t let natural perils disrupt your business.

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Emerging risks to watch in 2019

2018-11-13T06:34:00+00:00

As we approach the final months of the year, which issues are expected to pose the greatest threat to risk managers in 2019? Leading managers pick the top emerging risks for the year ahead.

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Where should risk management sit in the organisation?

2018-11-07T23:25:00+00:00

The tricky question of where the risk function should sit within the business is a big challenge for senior management. This latest Knowledge piece, risk thought leader Chris Corless looks at different options for your business.

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​Data analytics to revolutionise risk

2018-11-06T08:28:00+00:00

Data is likely to play a crucial role in helping corporates identify, quantify, measure, and monitor risk, transforming the way it is presented to boardroom executives. But for many risk managers in the Asia-Pacific region, the data analytics revolution is yet to take off.

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The Risk Manifesto

2018-11-06T08:20:00+00:00

Australia Post’s head of risk - technology, cyber, fraud and head of risk - international (acting) group risk security & compliance, Australia Post, Tristan Bui tells us why agility in risk management is a must - not just a ‘nice to have’.

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“Not much” risk managers can do to guard against major nat-cats

2018-11-06T04:33:00+00:00

Following news from RMS that APAC is at risk of numerous 1-in-100-year events, StrategicRISK went to the market to see how this might impact your business.

Lauren Gow Opinion

To educate or not to educate: That is the question

2018-11-02T00:37:00+00:00

This opinion piece from StrategicRISK editor, Lauren Gow, examines whether formalising the profession is worth all the effort.

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Risk can become a “profession”: RMIA CEO

2018-11-01T03:31:00+00:00

Rising demand for risk managers presents an opportunity for the risk industry to develop as a formal profession, according to Scott Ryrie, the CEO of the Risk Management Institution of Australasia, speaking from this year’s RMIA Conference.

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Renewed hope for 'palatable and affordable' insurance with new cyber risk pool

2018-10-31T21:36:00+00:00

Following news that Singapore will set up the world’s first commercial cyber risk pool, StrategicRISK spoke to StarHub’s Nigel Tay to get his thoughts on what this really means for risk managers in the region.

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Can we still have an international programme even if some of our subsidiaries want to opt out?

2018-10-31T21:14:00+00:00

Zurich’s head of international sales and distribution, Fernando Danes, explains why international programmes are perfect for your business.

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Major catastrophe threat to Asia-Pacific

2018-10-31T06:02:00+00:00

RMS believes the region is vulnerable following several disasters this year, such as the Palu earthquake in Indonesia and Typhoon Jebi hitting Japan.

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A basic principle most people don’t understand about risk

2018-10-31T05:40:00+00:00

In this new opinion piece renowned author, blogger and retired chief audit executive, Norman Marks explains why you may have been making a fundamental error in risk management

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Live blog: PARIMA Tokyo

2018-10-30T00:16:00+00:00

StrategicRISK is reporting live from PARIMA’s annual risk management conference in Tokyo

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Counterfeit risk far from sweet

2018-10-25T01:05:00+01:00

As counterfeit risk becomes more difficult to detect, risk managers face a difficult challenge to mitigate risk. How is counterfeit risk evolving? What lessons can companies learn from the honey scandal and similar cases? And what is the best way to mitigate counterfeit risk?

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Business Interruption: Beyond the physical

2018-10-25T00:46:00+01:00

In an extract from our latest edition of The Journal Stanley Cochrane, head of property, Asia Pacific, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions explores how to manage the risk of non-physical damage in a business interruption policy.

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Global initiatives drive climate change collaboration

2018-10-25T00:20:00+01:00

The Asia-Pacific risk industry is rethinking its approach to climate change, driven by global initiatives encouraging climate-related financial disclosure and industry collaboration.

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Technology increases risk threshold ‘exponentially’

2018-10-24T23:55:00+01:00

Businesses who enhance customer experience through technology also dramatically increase their risk of a cyber attack, experts warn.

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Tokio Marine Kiln shuts Hong Kong office

2018-10-24T08:45:00+01:00

Insurer said the decision was made after re-assessing the ongoing, challenging market for the engineering, marine cargo and marine liability lines written out of Hong Kong which have made the cost of maintaining the office unsustainable.