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Global insurers' satisfaction with ERM performance grew by 10% over the last two years: Towers Watson

Global insurers’ satisfaction level with their enterprise risk management performance grew by 10 percentage points over the last two years, according to a survey released on Tuesday by global professional services company Towers Watson.
Apr 28, 2015 1:41PM


Q1 non-life loss ratio improves 1.4 points, premiums down 6.6% for PartnerRe

Commercial insurance carrier and reinsurer PartnerRe Ltd. released Monday its financial results for the three months ending March 31, reporting a 2% drop in net premiums earned, a 1.1-point improvement in its combined ratio and a 20.8% drop in...
Apr 28, 2015 1:07PM


Canadians optimistic about their ability to deal with extreme weather events: RBC study

Although extreme weather events are on the rise, Canadians are still optimistic about their ability to deal with the impacts of these events, according to the 2015 RBC Canadian Water Attitudes Study released on Tuesday.
Apr 28, 2015 10:31AM


Expediting authorizations for drone use after disasters would improve risk assessment and response: study

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A new study detailing how drones can help first responders and improve relief efforts after a disaster recommends the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expedite emergency flight authorizations for the private...
Apr 28, 2015 9:28AM


The Co-operators and Sunshine Coast Credit Union announce collaboration

The Co-operators and Sunshine Coast Credit Union (SCCU) announced on Monday that they have entered into an arrangement to provide clients and members with more convenient access to each organization’s products, services and expertise.
Apr 27, 2015 4:25PM


Janice Ochenkowski receives RIMS's most prestigious honour

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Janice Ochenkowski, international director of global risk management for Jones Lang LaSalle in Chicago (pictured below), was honoured today with the Harry and Dorothy Goodell Award.
Apr 27, 2015 3:50PM


Risk management networks key, innovation often comes from necessity: RIMS president

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The key to preparing risk managers for the uncertainties that lie ahead can be found in strengthening their greatest asset: their networks, Rick Roberts, president of RIMS, the risk management society, said Monday.
Apr 27, 2015 3:06PM


Autonomous vehicles will affect the auto industry's entire business model: Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) will lead to a major disruption in the auto insurance sector, affecting the industry’s entire business model, suggested a speaker at the Insurance Telematics Canada 2015 conference on Friday.
Apr 27, 2015 2:10PM


Contractors embarking on international construction projects must assess risks, including environmental, in advance: ACE

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The growing international demand for new buildings and infrastructure presents a significant opportunity for contractors, but with that opportunity comes risk, including environmental exposures, that must be evaluated...
Apr 27, 2015 11:33AM


Cyber risk vaults into Top 10, interconnectedness of risk underscores need for solid risk management: Aon survey

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Cyber has entered the 2015 Global Risk Management Survey’s Top 10 global risks for the first time ever, demonstrating its emergence as a key risk factor for today’s business, reports Aon Risk Solutions, the...
Apr 27, 2015 10:55AM


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