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Flu Fallout: Outbreak Highlights Coverage Limits

Businesses that could be most affected by a widespread swine flu outbreak—like airlines or movie theatres– won’t find much recourse from commercial insurance …

Forgeron takes IBC forward: Caps, climate and communication a priority

Shortly after his appointment Don Forgeron set the tone for the next year at the Insurance Bureau of Canada’s annual general meeting, held …

Swine flu prompts advice: Change how you operate

Minimize risks.
This is the goal of all insurance and in the light of a possible pandemic,
its what …

Leading expert offers answers on pandemic outbreaks

Bob Howe, Pandemics Topic Manager at Swiss Re and a leading pandemic
expert answers some key questions as a …

Climate-driven security concerns are opportunities for insurers

The latest report from Lloyd’s of London—the insurer that made its name producing products for high-risk businesses—highlights the threats and opportunities climate change …

Americans cut back on insurance to reduce spending

A new study by the Insurance Research Council finds that many Americans are reducing their insurance costs due to the financial restraints they are experiencing …

25% of Canada’s private companies plan to adopt IFRS

Canada’s Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) plans to release its private company financial reporting framework (GAAP) by April 30. Private companies will have to adopt either …

Will Tougher Auto Theft Laws Work?

Will new auto theft offences and tougher penalties translate into lower crime rates? They did south of the border, says the spokesman for …

Risk Managers ” Doing More With Less” During Economic Crisis

Despite the rising risks that accompany the economic crisis, international risk management departments are “doing more with less.”
Many organizations with revenues topping $1 billion …

Big blow: No caps, rules and lessons from the banking sector

Expect a more rules-based approach to financial services regulation, explained a leading legal expert on corporate insurance.
Brian Rose, senior partner at Stikeman Elliott, told …

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