Managing and mitigating the risks associated with intangible assets is complicated by the fact that they, by definition, are indistinct. This article looks at the advantages of captives over traditional risk transfer solutions covering IP, data, brand and other intangible assets.
Water Risk: How can insurers help companies mitigate the reputational risk associated with water scarcity?
On top of the risk from flooding, water scarcity could become a real problem in the near future – so what are the insurance implications of emerging water risks?
World leaders are increasingly concerned about cyber warfare. Finance, communications, energy, water, food and health infrastructures are all vulnerable to attack. This article looks at recent developments in the US and Europe and asks “should European companies take the threat more seriously?”
Cyber crime is not a fictional concept; it is a very real problem. Last year the cost of global cyber crime was estimated to be USD388bn. This report is designed to help risk managers understand and combat the key threats associated with this global menace.
Lockton's executive risk report provides timely, practical news about the legal and market dynamics affecting executive and professional liability coverages and claims. This edition focuses on the relationship between coverage and claims, plus the latest courtroom decisions and their implications.
Insurance brokers make a critical contribution to the functioning of the insurance market. Yet, their activities, roles and contribution are often little understood. The purpose of this report is to address this information gap and highlight the contribution of insurance brokers to the UK economy.
What is a pre-travel risk assessment and how can employers ensure business travellers' safety?
Outsourcing of professional and support services by U.S. firms is one of the factors that has contributed to the steady increase in the service sector’s share of the U.S. economy. This chapter extends the focus on industries by identifying industries that engage in outsourcing and its implications.