Cyber-security and risk control, utilising a captive 12th November 2020

For companies across the world, recognising risks and protecting themselves are all part of running a successful organisation. Risks change over time and new ones emerge. That’s clearly evident with cyberrisk, one of the fastest-growing risks that businesses now face. Paul Woehrmann, Head of Captives Services at Zurich, and Lori Bailey, Global Head of Cyber Risk for Zurich Insurance Group, discuss.

Ransomware: responding to and preparing for current and emerging trends 12th November 2020

Over the last six to 12 months, ransomware groups have continuously adapted their approach to maximise their chances of successfully extorting victims, writes Jayan Perera, Director, Control Risks. Some of the most prolific ransomware groups have begun to demonstrate agility in responding to changes in the threat landscape.

Airmic to host Climate Change Forum in December 13th November 2020

The opportunities and role for risk and insurance management in tackling the climate crises will be debated during a virtual Climate Change Forum, hosted by Airmic, on 9 December.

Airmic calls for cross border insurance to be included in Brexit talks 12th November 2020

The United Kingdom and European Union can bring more certainty to multinational insurance programmes by including DIC/DIL structures in future trade agreements, beginning with the ongoing Brexit negotiations.

Catch up on the ERM Forum 12th November 2020

Members who missed Airmic’s annual ERM Forum on 3 November can still catch up on all the content and download the presentations on the virtual platform. Leading speakers from BHP, KPMG, Aon and Marsh were among the experts who shared their knowledge and insight on the challenges ahead for risk professionals.

Julia Graham is Airmic's deputy CEO and technical director
As 2020 draws to a close, Julia Graham ponders what next for risk professionals? 12th November 2020

As I write, we face two developments of a global magnitude - a potential vaccine for COVID-19 and a new era in the White House. Will 2020’s bad news soon be behind us? As we drive into 2021, will we look into the rear-view mirror, and, to quote a phrase used by Keir Starmer, ask “what was all that about?”

Airmic Talks: Moving fleet up the risk register 12th November 2020

Many organisations are not giving enough attention to risks associated with their motor fleet, according to Mark Cartwright, Head of Commercial Vehicle Incident Prevention at Highways England, and Alison Moriarty, Fleet Risk Director at DRiiVE Consulting LTD.

The pandemic and claims – what we know so far 12th November 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the largest economic loss events in history for companies and insurers alike. However, it’s not only the magnitude of the impact which is unprecedented. Claims trends and risk exposures are also evolving as a result of the pandemic, writes Lars Vissing, Regional Head of Claims, Region Unit London Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty.

Silent cyber the focus of latest Airmic white paper 12th November 2020

Airmic has collaborated with Lyndsey Bauer, Partner at specialist insurance broker Paragon to produce a white paper on how silent cyber issued have developed into coverage disputes.

The more things change – cyber and D&O Insurance 12th November 2020

Authored by Ben Hobby, Partner, Baker Tilly

9th October 2020

Airmic has announced its annual member dinner, originally due to take place on 24 November, will be cancelled due to ongoing social restrictions and the uncertain outlook for the winter months.

9th October 2020

Companies are continually facing challenges around cyber risk and understanding how to both review and assess such a risk is not a simple task.

9th October 2020

Airmic has joined forces with three leading professional membership organisation to form the Resilience Alliance with the aim of developing and promoting resilience globally.

9th October 2020

Airmic has released new and updated resources on managing risk and understanding captives as part of its relaunched EXPLAINED Guide series. The Airmic series of EXPLAINED guides provides guidance on a range of risk and insurance subjects at an introductory level.  

9th October 2020

Airmic’s annual ERM Forum will be held virtually on 3 November and run from 8.45am to 2pm with a series of keynotes and panel discussions on topics including corporate purpose, the climate crisis and organisational resilience.

9th October 2020

Companies with sound ERM practices were better-positioned to deal with the pandemic than those with less sound or no ERM, according to Donna Galer, a consultant, author and lecturer.

9th October 2020

Research by Risk Management specialist Gallagher has found that businesses are experiencing an increase in cyber risks as a result of changes in their way of working.

9th October 2020

Contrary to some commentators, COVID-19 is not a “black swan” event. A pandemic was not only predictable, it was predicted: scientists and experts have warned for decades that a pandemic like COVID-19 was a plausible scenario.

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1st November 2016

Changes brought about by the Insurance Act 2015 in relation to basis clauses, warranties and other terms may have the knock-on effect of seeing the increased use of conditions precedent in policy wordings.  Paul Lewis and Laura Moorhead of Herbert Smith Freehills LLP exp

30th November 2016

Although Theresa May has said that "Brexit means Brexit", there is still a huge amount of uncertainty and debate about what it will actually look like. Ben Waterton of Arthur J. Gallagher urges risk managers to act now.

29th November 2016

Cyber-attacks have become a fact of business life and being unprepared is no excuse. Sarah Hewitt of Arthur J. Gallagher offers advice on what an effective breach response plan should look like.

1st May 2016

Airmic’s new website will be live in time for the annual conference with a different look and feel, greater ease of use, more member focus and compatibility with tablets and smart phones.

30th June 2015

Airmic has released a step-by-step guide to managing reputational risk and laid the foundations for increased insurance cover for losses incurred as a result of reputational damage.

30th June 2015

Policyholders should be willing to pay higher insurance premiums for contract certainty, according to an Airmic report on the importance of business-critical insurance launched at its annual conference.

31st July 2013

Airmic has set up the fastTrack scheme to give young risk managers help with their careers. It is also open to more experienced members who have taken on new roles. Fifty five people have so far expressed an interest in taking part. More

3rd November 2014

fastTrack’s deputy chair talks to Airmic News about its first one-day forum Developing Tomorrow’s Risk Leaders.