Using Big Data to Capture Risk Volatility
By factoring in the Economic Cost of Risk, CFOs can capture the ups and downs of their companies' perils.
Companies Counterattack Cyber Villains
Observers say that corporate “vigilantism” aimed at hackers is becoming part of a new, less passive approach to risk management.
Property Ins. Rates Flat Following Sandy
Unlike previous catastrophes, the October superstorm has had little effect on the cost of coverage.
Credit-Insurance Prices Falling for U.S. Companies
Sales of trade-credit coverage to companies here could burgeon if CFOs continue worrying about the economy, insurers hope.
Companies Grabbing Cash from Captives
More than half of the investments made by captive insurance corporations consist of loans to their parent companies, according to a new report.
How Much Risk Can Your Company Bear?
CFOs and risk managers clash over whether they are using a common quantitative metric to gauge their organizations’ tolerance for risk.
Marine Insurance: A Tale of Two Coverages
Climbing reinsurance rates and high expenses of removing wrecked vessels are adding to marine liability costs.
Buyers Fear Stiff Workers’ Comp Pricing
Rising medical costs and terrorism fears are a recipe for rising workers’ compensation insurance costs for corporations.
Buying Property Insurance in Stormy Times
Companies with moderate catastrophe exposures could see rate hikes as high as 10%, a big brokerage predicts.
Looming Strike Spurs Supply-chain Angst
Companies that rely on shipments to Eastern ports could be hit hard, and risk managers are on the spot to come up with mitigating strategies.