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Swiss Re appoints new APAC CEO

2019-07-08T00:56:00+01:00

Swiss RE stalwart, Russell Higginbotham is succeeding Jayne Plunkett, who has decided to pursue career opportunities outside Swiss Re.

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The questions that Marsh-JLT Specialty will need to address at this year's Airmic conference

2019-06-13T03:10:00+01:00

Marsh’s UK and Ireland chief executive Chris Lay tells StrategicRISK that more JLT staff are likely to leave as premium increases put pressure on brokers to work harder

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Mondelez case prompts cyber warning

2019-02-10T23:43:00+00:00

As the $100m Mondelez vs Zurich case continues in the US, StrategicRISK takes a closer look at the case and what it means for risk managers globally.

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Qatar Re CEO Gunther Saacke quits

2019-01-24T23:53:00+00:00

Ex-Novae Re chief Gunther Saacke is set to step down as CEO and executive director in March.

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What are the limitations of DIC/DIL (Difference in Conditions & Difference in Limits) I should be aware of?

2019-01-10T03:49:00+00:00

Zurich head of international sales and distribution for APAC, Fernando Denes, explains why local subsidiaries of multinational companies may not have the right insurance coverage.

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BHSI withdraws from Hong Kong terrorism pool

2018-12-20T00:42:00+00:00

The firm said this decision benefits all BHSI’s new and existing EC customers for policies incepting or renewing on or after December 1, 2018.

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Marsh appoints APAC leaders post $5.7bn JLT merger

2018-12-19T03:42:00+00:00

As the Marsh and JLT merger draws to a close, Marsh has announced a number of appointments, effective upon closing of the mega deal.

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Lloyd's announces trio of APAC appointments

2018-12-18T23:56:00+00:00

Following an organisational restructure, Iain Ferguson has been appointed regional director of APAC, combining the existing and Greater China regions under one banner.

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The trying tripartite relationship

2018-11-30T02:19:00+00:00

In this latest opinion piece, StrategicRISK editor Lauren Gow examines the changing relationship status between corporate risk managers, brokers and insurers.

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Climate risk could make world 'uninsurable'

2018-11-21T02:43:00+00:00

Increasing risks to all businesses as nations are failing to act on their current Paris Agreement commitments, with the planet is heading towards a 4°C or higher trajectory.

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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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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.

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The Journal - second edition launch

2018-10-02T00:31:00+01:00

StrategicRISK and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions launch the second edition of The Journal examining business interruption

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What should you consider before buying a cyber insurance policy?

2018-09-17T02:38:00+01:00

JLT Specialty, financial lines, regional assistant director, Menaka Muthu asks why it is pertinent to really understand your risk before buying a cyber policy

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How can risk managers be confident that international claims will be paid should the worst happen?

2018-08-14T01:20:00+01:00

Sean Welsch, head of captive management and business development, Zurich explores what happens to local retentions of local policies.

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We've been using our wording worldwide, why is this not possible in an international program?

2018-07-20T03:12:00+01:00

Have you heard of “manuscript wording”? Or “difference in conditions”? Or even the concept of “mirroring”? Zurich’s Sean Welsch, head of captive management and business development, explains….

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What things should I consider when buying corporate insurance?

2018-05-17T10:24:00+01:00

Suchitra Narayanan, head of risk and insurance for Bumi Armada, offers a complete guide to the process

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What are some of the challenges and pitfalls when buying insurance?

2017-10-04T01:32:00+01:00

Buying insurance can be a difficult. Suchitra Narayanan, head of risk and insurance for Bumi Armada, explains how to make a success of your policies.