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Insurance
Market Report

Rapport sur le marché canadien des assurances 2016 18-Feb- 2016

Dans le cadre de notre promesse de vous tenir informé, Marsh est heureuse de vous présenter le Rapport 2016 sur le marché canadien de l’assurance.

Briefing

Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing - November 2015 25-Nov- 2015

Declines moderate in some regions, while cyber insurance was the outlier with 15% rate increases in the US.

Briefing

Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing — May 2015 08-May- 2015

Decreases in insurance rates were seen across regions and in most major lines of business, with cyber insurance a notable exception.

Excellence in Risk
Management Report

Excellence in Risk Management XII: Risk Management Continues to Advance But Could Be More Strategic 08-May- 2015

The 2015 Excellence report looks to understand the organizational characteristics that positively affect the execution of a risk management strategy.

Report

Business Interruption Insurance Efficacy: Five Key Issues 26-Feb- 2015

Read Marsh’s insights into business interruption insurance efficacy and the five core areas that cause concern for organisations worldwide.

Insurance
Market Report

Canada Insurance Market Report 2015 05-Feb- 2015

Insurance markets in Canada were characterized by mostly stable rates across industries and coverage lines in 2014.

Briefing

Passage of Federal Terrorism Insurance Backstop Prevents Market Disruption 12-Jan- 2015

Expiration of law at end of 2014 highlights importance of best practices such as risk differentiation and business continuity planning.

Briefing

Environmental Risks at Ports and Terminals Grow as Oil Traffic Drives Activity 05-Jan- 2015

The right risk-transfer strategies can protect operators’ bottom line.

Briefing

Political Risk Map 2015: Geopolitical Tensions and Falling Oil Prices Challenge Foreign Investors 05-Jan- 2015

Marsh’s 2015 Political Risk Map includes overall risk scores for 185 countries based on three categories: political risk, macroeconomic risk, and operational risk.

Briefing

Ebola: Crisis Management and Insurance Considerations 02-Jan- 2015

Effective risk management and mitigation techniques — including updated and tested crisis management plans — can help minimize the potential damage of Ebola.

Briefing

Ebola : Réflexions sur la gestion de crise et les assurances 02-Jan- 2015

Des techniques efficaces d’atténuation et de gestion de risques – notamment des plans de gestion de crise testés et mis à jour.

Global Insurance
Market Quarterly Briefing

Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing — November 2014 27-Nov- 2014

The Marsh Global Insurance Index reflected a sixth consecutive quarter of rate decreases, but the slide in rates has accelerated since the beginning of 2014.

Briefing

Reevaluating Excess Casualty Protection as Liability Losses Increase 15-Oct- 2014

If you haven’t purchased substantially higher limits, the net effect could be a reduction in the value of your excess casualty insurance policies.

Briefing

Cyber Security and the Boardroom 24-Sep- 2014

Boards of directors must not only devote more attention to cyber risks, but also evaluate their organizations' readiness for an attack.

Briefing

Data Security and Information Privacy Risks in the Retail Industry 24-Sep- 2014

Retailers are among the industries most affected by cyber breaches — but there are steps to take to mitigate the risk.

Report

Advanced Cyber Attacks on Global Energy Facilities 24-Sep- 2014

This Marsh research paper looks at how energy firms are being disproportionately targeted by increasingly sophisticated hacker networks.

Global Insurance
Market Quarterly Briefing

Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing — July 2014 28-Jul- 2014

Strong capacity leads to fifth quarter of falling insurance rates.

Global Insurance
Market Quarterly Briefing

Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing — May 2014 07-May- 2014

A continued softening of property pricing generated overall insurance market declines in the first quarter in every major region globally.

Report

Excellence in Risk Management XI — Risk Management and Organizational Alignment: A Strategic Focus 01-May- 2014

Our 11th annual Excellence report, produced collaboratively by Marsh and RIMS, was compiled from online responses received from nearly 600 risk professionals, C-suite executives, a...

Report

2014 Captive Benchmarking Report — The Evolution of Captives: 50 Years Later 29-Apr- 2014

Marsh benchmarked 1,148 captives, including a vast array of captives, risk retention groups, non-traditional captive (such as special purpose vehicles), and life insurance captives...

Report

2014 Terrorism Risk Insurance Report 22-Apr- 2014

Uncertainty around renewal of the federal insurance terrorism backstop, set to expire December 31, 2014, has affected the availability and price of insurance.

Report

Comparing Claims from Catastrophic Earthquakes 24-Feb- 2014

In this report we compare and contrast claims data from the catastrophic earthquakes that took place in Chile, New Zealand and Japan during 2010 and 2011.

Insurance
Market Report

Rapport 2014 sur le marché de l’assurance au Canada 11-Feb- 2014

En 2013, le marché de l’assurance au Canada se caractérise par des tarifs généralement stables pour les divers secteurs et les assurances sp&eacut...

Insurance
Market Report

Canada Insurance Market Report 2014 11-Feb- 2014

Insurance markets in Canada were characterized by mostly stable rates across industries and coverage lines in 2013.

Global Insurance
Market Quarterly Briefing

Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing — February 2014 05-Feb- 2014

Global insurance rates trended downward in the fourth quarter of 2013 in all regions except the US.

Global Insurance
Market Quarterly Briefing

Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing — November 2013 19-Nov- 2013

Global insurance rates fell marginally in the third quarter of 2013, driven by decreases in pricing within several regions across several lines of business.

Briefing

Securing Power, Utilities, and Other Critical Infrastructure from Growing Cyber Risks 28-Oct- 2013

The power and utilities industry faces more cyber attacks than any other critical infrastructure sector, according to Department of Homeland Security data.

Briefing

Cyber Risks Extend Beyond Data and Privacy Exposures 22-Oct- 2013

Organizations may be focusing on managing cyber risks at the expense of a potentially more severe exposure: the impact of technology failures on supply chains and operations.

Briefing

Government Shutdown Sparks Risk and Insurance Considerations 11-Oct- 2013

Filings of insurance claims and lawsuits are likely to increase the longer the federal government shutdown continues.

Briefing

Social Media Heightens Political Risk in Emerging Markets 30-Sep- 2013

As social media’s influence grows, businesses must consider its potential impact on their operations and factor them into their global political risk management strategies.

Report

Common Causes of Large Losses in the Global Power Sector 20-Sep- 2013

Analyzing 150 insurance claims in the global power and utilities industry, we found that weather-related losses are disproportionately higher than other operational losses.

Global Insurance
Market Quarterly Briefing

Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing – August 2013 08-Aug- 2013

Insurance rates in Latin America, Asia-Pacific, the UK, and Continental Europe declined modestly in the second quarter of 2013; rates in the US rose moderately.

Briefing

Unrest in Turkey and Brazil: Risk and Insurance Implications 05-Jul- 2013

Political risk and trade credit insurance market conditions could change rapidly as events unfold.

Report

Bangladesh Factory Collapse: Lessons in Risk for the Retail Industry 19-Jun- 2013

Sourcing goods from low-cost markets entails a wide range of risks from supply chain to reputation.