Insurance Roundup, April 24, 2018


Global Risk Insights

  • China’s strategic influence is growing in the Americas
    by Niall Walsh on 2018-04-22 at 18:48At a time of reduced US influence, China’s economic and political ventures in Latin America will pay dividends. The post China’s strategic influence is growing in the Americas appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • How R2P impedes global governance
    by Logan Pauley on 2018-04-21 at 08:21Despite the UN’s many member states that have attempted to redress R2P, the principle is still not included in the general assembly’s 2018 agenda and causes more controversy than benefit. The post How R2P impedes global governance appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The not-so-uncertain future of British-Iranian relations
    by Rowena Abdul Razak on 2018-04-20 at 01:16In August 2015, after four years of closure, the British Embassy in Tehran reopened its doors. As Ambassador to the Islamic Republic, Nicholas Hopton, is a seasoned diplomat familiar with the Gulf region with previous experience serving as Ambassador to Qatar. The post The not-so-uncertain future […]

  • India, France, and their new security agreements
    by Benedetta Di Matteo on 2018-04-20 at 01:10Regional power struggles and maritime security are at the heart of new security agreements between France and India. India is especially worried about being geopolitically isolated by China, and is seeking to expand its presence in the Indian Ocean. The post India, France, and their new security […]

  • MD3 bill likely to increase political risk in Indonesia
    by Alexander Macleod on 2018-04-20 at 01:08Indonesia’s parliament recently passed a controversial legislative amendment that bans public criticism of the government. The law, known as MD3, highlights a growing problem with the lack of accountability for Indonesian politicians. The post MD3 bill likely to increase political risk in […]

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  • Kanetix Ltd. Named One of Canada’s Best Small & Medium Employers
    by Ian Portsmouth on 2018-04-24 at 10:30TORONTO, April 24, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Kanetix Ltd. is proud to be awarded one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers for 2018 by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. A work culture based on honesty and collaboration, a group with diverse… The post […]

  • Your client texts a driver who crashes. Is your client liable?
    by David Gambrill on 2018-04-24 at 00:02Look for Canadian case law to impose secondary liability on texters who distract drivers with their email messages, akin to social host liability, a senior claims executive at Travelers predicts. “If I text someone while driving, and they get into… The post Your client texts a driver […]

  • Could machine learning help firms select better board directors?
    by Jason Contant on 2018-04-23 at 23:47In the not-too-distant future, machine learning techniques will fundamentally change the way corporate boards of directors are chosen, with shareholders being the beneficiaries, a recent study has predicted. The study, Selecting Directors Using Machine Learning, involved the use of a… The […]

  • Windsor tremor shows quake risk exists anywhere in Canada
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-04-23 at 23:43Earthquakes do hit southern Ontario from time to time but the area hit last week has a low risk of experiencing property damage arising from earthquakes, an Insurance Bureau of Canada official told Canadian Underwriter. Natural Resources Canada reported that… The post Windsor tremor shows […]

  • Cyber response should not involve ‘running around panicking’
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-04-23 at 23:38Clients buying cyber insurance can only be prepared for the risk of a computer security breach if senior executives practice beforehand, a commercial insurer executive told Canadian Underwriter Friday. Corporate clients need to hold “table top exercises,” meaning they gather… The […]

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