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The Otherworldly Risks Of Space Insurance | CNBC

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Space insurance is entirely different from insuring a home…
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The Otherworldly Risks Of Space Insurance | CNBC

MRAT: Municipal Risk Assessment Tool – Insurance Bureau of Canada

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Watch in HD for Best Results – all rights reserved Insurance Bureau of Canada 2013 © This video introduces and explains MRAT, a tool developed by the Insurance Bureau of Canada to help Canadian municipalities deal with aging infrastructure in a time of increasingly extreme weather.

Private Medical Insurance – Managing Risk and HR Healthcare in the Oil and Gas Industry

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

The recent Al-Qaida attack on a natural gas facility and subsequent hostage situation in Algeria, represents some of the extreme dangers Oil and Gas workers face 365 days a year. Militants stormed the Tigantourine natural gas facility near In Amenas with dozens of people killed. Tragically when Algerian military forces stormed the facility, more fatalities were caused. This dramatic hostage siege has prompted reaction by all Oil and Gas companies in the region, prompting some to review the situation and consider safer areas of operation. But for those companies and workers who face these risks, how can the oil and gas companies manage such risk and protect their personnel?

Manouchehr Takin, senior petroleum upstream analyst with the Centre for Global Energy Studies (CGES) in London, told New Europe “The oil companies operating internationally are well accustomed to these risks and problems.”

The Oil and Gas industry have always faced a myriad of risks relating to field operations and assets security and protection, especially when exploration and production is located in areas of civil unrest or conflict. Changes in regulations have increased the cost of compliance, following incidents like the BP Deep water Horizon oil spill in the Gulf Of Mexico. Tighter Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are requiring larger investments by the industry in order to comply, and to fully protect their workforce from a host of concerns. General rig site safety is one of the most common risks, and day-to-day management is imperative so personnel are fully educated and trained to minimize accidents.

Pipe line blasts are also common occurrence at a domestic and commercial level. Just 2 days ago, major media reported “Unidentified attackers blew up Yemen’s main oil pipeline, forcing the country to shut down one of its most lucrative sources of income.” Throughout 2011 Yemen’s oil and gas pipelines were repeatedly sabotaged by insurgents and tribesmen since anti-government protests created a power vacuum in 2011, causing fuel shortages and slashing export earnings for the impoverished country. On the domestic front December 11, 2012 a fireball is seen across Interstate 77 in Sissonville, West Virginia, USA, as a natural gas pipeline exploded in flames near Charleston.

Blowouts, oil spills and personal injuries are some of the operational hazards faced by Oil and Gas workers every day. In 2013 the industry is investing heavily in Health and Safety precautions, to insure it doesnt happen again. Natural disasters and adverse weather conditions from arctic seas to hurricanes also pose great risk as we drill in deep water. Protecting and caring for the Mobile and Specialist workforce is of pivotal importance, and Cigna Global Health Benefits Europe is one company recognizing the importance of care for specialist remote and mobile workers, in harsh and dangerous locations.

Oil and Gas HR assets can now secure added piece of mind with Cigna’s new range of International Private Medical Insurance Energy Plans. Designed specifically for the Oil and Gas market, members can select from 3 levels of cover including Core, Advanced and Ultra. Members may also select geographical coverage including Worldwide or country by country cover, excluding the USA. Providing coverage for chronic conditions as standard and pre-existing conditions, for groups with more than 10 employees, the new iPMI plans cover remote emergency evacuation services to work hand-in-hand with Oil and Gas companies offshore facilities.

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In a day and age where news travels as fast as your internet connection, International Private Medical Insurance Magazine caters for a truly nomadic audience, by utilizing best-in-class industry content and cutting edge digital distribution systems. iPMI Magazine is the leading international health insurance magazine catering for the worldwide expatriate, travel, business, insurance and healthcare markets.

iPMI Magazine provides daily news covering insurance, air ambulance, assistance, cost containment, expat healthcare and third party administration.

Insurance EyeOpener Series – Enterprise risk management

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

This Insurance EyeOpener: Enterprise risk management: Evaluating your company’s risk appetite and risk tolerance provides an overview on the ins and outs of risk management, and looks at ways to help your organization meet this growing challenge.

Great American Insurance Public Sector: Limiting Concussion-Related Risks in Youth Sports

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Great American’s Public Sector Division understands every risk has a unique story that defines an organization. And with many of the public schools and colleges we cover, concussion-related risks are becoming more common – and concerning. Our Senior Vice President of Claims, Aaron Latto, and Partner of Meagher & Geer, Chuck Spevacek, explains how public entities can help limit concussion-related risks in youth sports programs.

The Role of Cybersecurity Insurance in Cyber Risk Management

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Oliver Brew, Privacy and Technology Liability Liberty International Underwriters.
Manish Karir, Merit Network.
Mickey Estey, RT Specialty.
Lauri Floresca, , Woodruff-Sawyer & Co.
Thomas Kang, ACE Group.
Winston Krone, Kivu Consulting.

These viewpoints would provide an adequate coverage of the topic from a variety of opinions. In particular, for this audience the purpose of the panel would be along four key points: – What is the current state of the cyber security insurance market place – key participants, roles, size of market, growth projectections etc. – What are interesting relevant trends that are guiding the evolution of this eco system.

Political Risk Insurance

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

A look at the importance of political risk insurance. Randy Grodman, International Development Opportunities (IDO).

Cyber insurance – understanding the risk

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

These days businesses of all kinds use computer systems and therefore are potentially exposed to cyber risk. This risk is growing in Europe with daily stories in the media about new data breaches. Iain Ainslie, technology and cyber liability underwriter at ACE Global Markets gives some insights of what’s the risk, its cost and who is concerned.

What is all risks cover on my home insurance?

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

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Tuesday, June 16th, 2015