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"This Is a Mega-Event."
The aftershocks of Japan's earthquake continue to ripple through the insurance market. An interview with Jeff Burchill, CFO of FM Global. May 1, 2011
Insurance Prices Poised to Rise, Slowly
Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami will have little impact on U.S. insurance buyers, various reports predict. Other factors may lead to an increase next year. April 20, 2011
Will New Proxy Rules Pose Board Risks?
While some experts bet they won't, D&O insurers suggest policies are worth a review. September 22, 2010
Life (Insurance) in the Balance
With the overall popularity of life insurance plunging, companies still make a good case for group coverage. September 15, 2010
A Bright Side of the Recession
One effect of the large number of layoffs has been a 17% drop in the number of workplace deaths. August 24, 2010
Have Risk-Management Cuts Gone Too Far?
During the recession, companies slashed their risk costs by 3.1%, a recent study found. As a result, a major catastrophe could test their ability to respond. July 16, 2010
Life Insurers: Letting the Market Speak
Chastened by the recession's effect on their companies' capital positions, life insurance CFOs are paying more attention to economic factors in managing risk. May 19, 2010
What's a Reputation Worth?
In the wake of the Toyota recall, more companies grapple with how to manage something they can't measure. May 1, 2010
Trained in Risk
The CFO of USAA draws on her experience as an actuary to keep the financial-services firm out of harm's way. April 7, 2010
Staring Down the Banks
How Vanessa Wittman, CFO of Marsh & McLennan, got the best deal from the capital markets. March 29, 2010