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September 11, 2015  |  Views: 1997
Announcement: Marsh Makes Recommended Cash Offer for Jelf Group Plc
Marsh makes recommended cash offer for Jelf Group Plc.  Read More...
September 11, 2015  |  Views: 3094
Marsh Wins Prestigious Insurance Industry Awards
Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, announced today that Peter Zaffino, president and CEO, was named “North America Insurance Broking CEO of the Year” ...  Read More...
July 07, 2015  |  Views: 2858
Marsh & McLennan Agency Enters Canadian Market With Acquisition of Vézina Assurances Inc. and Vézina & Associés Inc.
Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of Marsh, today announced it has acquired Vézina, a leading independent insurance brokerage firm in Montreal, Quebec. This acqui...  Read More...
January 15, 2015  |  Views: 4563
International Conflict Tops List of Global Risks in 2015
Geopolitical and societal risks dominate the World Economic Forum Global Risks 2015 report. Interstate conflict with regional consequences is viewed as the number one global r...  Read More...
November 03, 2014  |  Views: 4991
Marsh Executes on Commitment to Rapid Expansion of Marsh Analytics Platform
Real-time platform now backed by industry’s largest proprietary global loss database, trained global team of sales professionals, and hundreds of devices with groundbreaking mobile...  Read More...
November 03, 2014  |  Views: 4942
Marsh exécute son engagement d’étoffer rapidement sa plateforme d’analyse
La plateforme en temps réel est dorénavant soutenue par la base de données des sinistres réels dans le monde la plus importante du secteur, par une équipe mondiale de professionnel...  Read More...
September 03, 2014  |  Views: 8613
Marsh Canada Acquires Kocisko Insurance Brokers Inc.
Marsh Canada, a subsidiary of Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, announced today the acquisition of Kocisko Insurance Brokers Inc., a full-service com...  Read More...
September 03, 2014  |  Views: 7985
Marsh Canada acquiert Kocisko Courtiers d’assurance Inc.
Marsh Canada, filiale de Marsh, chef de file mondial du courtage d’assurance et de la gestion des risques, a annoncé aujourd’hui l’acquisition de Kocisko Courtiers d’Assurance Inc....  Read More...
August 19, 2014  |  Views: 3649
Marsh Finds that Improvements to Vessel Capabilities and Support Services Are Key to Future of Arctic Navigation
Just released report maps out key global trade route opportunities.  Read More...
April 30, 2014  |  Views: 6112
Majority of US-Owned Captives Not Generating Tax Benefits: Marsh
Marsh’s annual captive benchmarking report, released today at the 2014 RIMS Conference, finds that only one-third of US captive owners treat their captives as insurance compa...  Read More...
February 05, 2014  |  Views: 13
Global Insurance Pricing Declines in Fourth Quarter: Marsh
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January 16, 2014  |  Views: 6795
Worsening Wealth Gap Seen as Biggest Risk Facing the World in 2014
World Economic Forum Global Risks 2014 report: The chronic income gap between the rich and poor is most likely to cause damage globally in the next decade.  Read More...
November 14, 2013  |  Views: 7180
Marsh Names New Sales Head for US and Canada
In this newly created position, Mr. Bailey will be responsible for executing against the firm’s overall strategy and working to increase the effectiveness and capacity of Marsh’s s...  Read More...
September 30, 2013  |  Views: 7535
Proliferation of Social Media Creates Flaws in Traditional 'Rear View' Approach to Managing Political Risk
The speed at which political instability spreads is now inextricably linked to social media.  Read More...
August 07, 2013  |  Views: 7427
Global Insurance Rates Decline in Most Regions
Marsh Risk Management Global Insurance Index declines for first time.  Read More...
June 24, 2013  |  Views: 7136
Lessons Learned from Bangladesh Factory Collapse: Marsh
Marsh provides an overview of the wide range of risks retailers face and risk mitigation advice when sourcing textile goods from Bangladesh and other low-cost markets.   Read More...
November 29, 2012  |  Views: 7524
Marsh Makes Leadership Appointments in its International Division
Move combines Asia and Pacific Regions; establishes dedicated leader for continental Europe/CIS/Turkey region  Read More...
December 22, 2011  |  Views: 9017
Record Catastrophe Losses Prompts Two-Speed Insurance Market
Insurance rates continue to climb for loss-affected accounts.  Read More...
September 30, 2011  |  Views: 9066
No Overall Change to Insurance Rates in Q3: Marsh
Despite significant insurance losses in the first half of the year, insurers have remained competitive but cautious.  Read More...
September 28, 2011  |  Views: 8816
Marsh & McLennan Companies Wins Prestigious Insurance Industry Awards
Brian Duperreault, President and CEO of Marsh & McLennan Companies, was named ‘Insurance Broking CEO of the Year’ in Reactions magazine’s 2011 Global Market Awards. Wholly-owned su...  Read More...
September 16, 2011  |  Views: 9255
Marsh Webcast September 21—Budgeting Strategically in 2012
By applying a strategic approach to budgeting, organizations can ensure that the investments made in risk management—from insurance to mitigation to technology—are the right ones, ...  Read More...
September 15, 2011  |  Views: 8860
Marsh Earns a Spot on 2011 InformationWeek 500 List of Top Technology Innovators Across America
Marsh University Combines Peer-to-Peer Learning with Social and Collaborative Tools  Read More...
September 15, 2011  |  Views: 8776
Marsh Appoints Bill Pieroni Chief Operating Officer
Marsh today announced that it has appointed Bill Pieroni to the role of Chief Operating Officer, effective September 19.  Read More...
August 31, 2011  |  Views: 8933
Marsh to Acquire Brokerage Business of Alexander Forbes
Marsh today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the brokerage business of Alexander Forbes (AF).  Read More...
August 26, 2011  |  Views: 8629
Marsh Names Remigio Noriega CEO of Marsh Mexico
Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, today announced the appointment of Remigio Noriega as CEO of Marsh Mexico effectively immediately.  Read More...
April 27, 2011  |  Views: 9750
First-Quarter Insurance Rate Increases Confined to Loss-Affected Exposures: Marsh
Global Insurance Markets Under Pressure as Atlantic Hurricane Season Approaches Despite record level first-quarter catastrophe losses, insurance rate increases were confined to lo...  Read More...
April 25, 2011  |  Views: 8672
Harry Markopolos, 'Madoff Whistleblower,' To Be Guest Speaker at Marsh Client Breakfast at RIMS 2011
Harry Markopolos, who discovered the fraudulent practices of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, will be the guest speaker at Marsh's client breakfast to be held on May 3 du...  Read More...
November 23, 2010  |  Views: 9816
News release: Marsh Canada Named to Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2011
Marsh Canada Limited has been named one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2011 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. This is the fourth consecutive selection to the list for Marsh Canada, ...  Read More...
April 29, 2009  |  Views: 2058
Marsh Establishes Protected Cell Captive Facilities in Washington DC and Isle of Man
Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, has established protected cell captive insurance facilities in Washington, DC, and Isle of Man to serve the needs of s...  Read More...

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2016 Mining Market Update
March 01, 2016  |  Views: 13435 |  Comments: 0 
2016 Mining Market Update
The global insurance marketplace for mining risks continued to soften throughout the second half of 2015.  Read More...
Iran Sanctions Relief: Information for Marine Clients
February 03, 2016  |  Views: 15012 |  Comments: 0 
Iran Sanctions Relief: Information for Marine Clients
On 16 January-2016, so-called “implementation day”, economic and financial sanctions relief under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between China, France, Germany, Rus...  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Overland Water Coverage
January 20, 2016  |  Views: 28960 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Overland Water Coverage
Although traditional property policies may offer insurance for basic water-related risks such as burst water pipes and sewer back-ups, there has historically been no coverage avail...  Read More...
Global Risks: Geopolitical and Societal Risks Top Concerns for Organizations
January 15, 2016  |  Views: 37424 |  Comments: 0 
Global Risks: Geopolitical and Societal Risks Top Concerns for Organizations
“The Global Risks Report 2016” includes results of global survey of nearly 750 experts and decision makers in the World Economic Forum communities.  Read More...
The Climate Risk No One Is Talking About: Flood
January 08, 2016  |  Views: 18292 |  Comments: 0 
The Climate Risk No One Is Talking About: Flood
Marsh CEO Peter Zaffino discusses the need to reform the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in Fortune Magazine.  Read More...
How Food and Beverage Companies Are Using Big Data to Make Better Risk Management Decisions and Cut Costs
January 08, 2016  |  Views: 18253 |  Comments: 0 
How Food and Beverage Companies Are Using Big Data to Make Better Risk Management Decisions and Cut Costs
The December edition of our “Food for Thought” series focuses on several ways data and analytics can help food and beverage companies place a value on the unknown.  Read More...
The Six Cs of Captive Value: Focus on Cost
January 07, 2016  |  Views: 18342 |  Comments: 0 
The Six Cs of Captive Value: Focus on Cost
In the first of our six-part series on captives value drivers, we focus on determining risk retention.  Read More...
Optimizing Your Captive's Risk Profile: 5 Key Considerations
January 07, 2016  |  Views: 18252 |  Comments: 0 
Optimizing Your Captive's Risk Profile: 5 Key Considerations
To maximize the value of their captives, owners need to determine how much risk to retain.  Read More...
How Retailers Are Making More Informed Decisions With Data and Analytics
January 07, 2016  |  Views: 17571 |  Comments: 0 
How Retailers Are Making More Informed Decisions With Data and Analytics
A Fortune 500 retailer sought objective, data-driven guidance to help determine its optimal insurance structure. The company conducted a risk financing optimization (RFO) exercise ...  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Frozen Water Pipes
December 03, 2015  |  Views: 40276 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Frozen Water Pipes
Anytime your heating system fails during the winter months, there is a danger of your water pipes freezing and bursting. What most Canadians don’t realize is that a claim for damag...  Read More...
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September 20, 2013  |  Views: 101228 |  Comments: 0 
Global Regulatory and Tax Changes to Affect Multinational Companies
Multinational companies are seeking greater understanding of their global risk programs and how to achieve compliance with local regulations as they face enhanced scrutiny from gov...  Read More...
Avian Influenza Pandemic Potential New Threat to Asia, Other Regions
September 16, 2011  |  Views: 94082 |  Comments: 0 
Avian Influenza Pandemic Potential New Threat to Asia, Other Regions
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) urged global leaders to consider heightened preparedness and surveillance as it appears that a mutant strain of H5N1 is s...  Read More...
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August 26, 2011  |  Views: 105652 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Irene Weakens After Path Through U.S. and Canada
As of 5 am EDT on Monday, August 29, Irene was a post-tropical cyclone with its center approximately 100 miles northwest of Houlton, Maine, according to the U.S. National Hurricane...  Read More...
Client Adviser: U.K. Disturbances
August 10, 2011  |  Views: 71920 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Client Adviser: U.K. Disturbances
Following recent violence in London and throughout the United Kingdom, Marsh produced this client adviser to assist affected organizations.  Read More...
Proposed U.S. Food Modernization Act Passed By U.S. Senate — Moves One Step Closer to Reality
December 06, 2010  |  Views: 94266 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Proposed U.S. Food Modernization Act Passed By U.S. Senate — Moves One Step Closer to Reality
With tainted food scares and recalls on the rise in the United States, the passage of the U.S. Senate Food Safety Modernization Act on November 30, 2010 could herald a fundamental ...  Read More...
Argentina Mandates Environmental Insurance
November 29, 2010  |  Views: 93328 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Argentina Mandates Environmental Insurance
Argentina recently implemented environmental directives requiring companies that conduct potentially high risk operations to obtain insurance that will cover any environmental dama...  Read More...
"Black Friday" Potential Threat to Retailers' Employee, Customer Safety
November 22, 2010  |  Views: 79655 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
"Black Friday" Potential Threat to Retailers' Employee, Customer Safety
The U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) recently sent letters to 14 of the nation’s largest retailers, urging them to take the necessary precautions to ensure e...  Read More...
Soft Commercial Insurance Market Conditions Expected to persist in Fourth Quarter of 2010
November 19, 2010  |  Views: 93217 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Soft Commercial Insurance Market Conditions Expected to persist in Fourth Quarter of 2010
Soft commercial insurance market conditions are expected to persist through the fourth quarter of 2010, according to preliminary rate information published last week by Marsh.  Read More...
Risk Manager's Role Becoming More Prominent Across The Organization
November 15, 2010  |  Views: 92823 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Risk Manager's Role Becoming More Prominent Across The Organization
Risk managers are wielding greater influence on strategic decisions across their organizations, according to a senior executive at Marsh.   Read More...
Multinational Companies Face Increased D&O Risks With Tighter Insurance and Tax Regulations
November 10, 2010  |  Views: 92604 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Multinational Companies Face Increased D&O Risks With Tighter Insurance and Tax Regulations
Risk managers must ensure they have adequate directors and officers (D&O) coverage, as shareholder lawsuits increase with U.S. companies expanding overseas, according to a recent w...  Read More...
Hurricane Tomas Sweeps Across Caribbean
November 09, 2010  |  Views: 91805 |  Comments: 0 
Hurricane Tomas Sweeps Across Caribbean
Hurricane Tomas advanced through the northern Caribbean over the weekend, from the westernmost point of Haiti to eastern Cuba, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).  Read More...
Hospitals, Transportation, Retailers Among Industries Affected by Bed Bug Infestation
November 09, 2010  |  Views: 92906 |  Comments: 3  | Article Rating
Hospitals, Transportation, Retailers Among Industries Affected by Bed Bug Infestation
The U.S. bed bug infestation has now affected a multitude of industries, including hospitals, campus dormitories, homeless shelters, public transportation, retailers, movie theatre...  Read More...
Food and Beverage Industry Faces Increased Environmental and Occupational Safety Risks
October 26, 2010  |  Views: 92949 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Food and Beverage Industry Faces Increased Environmental and Occupational Safety Risks
The food and beverage industry has recently seen an increase in enforcement efforts by environmental and occupational health regulators, as a result of their exposures around activ...  Read More...
Severe Floods Cause Damage in Southeast Asia
October 22, 2010  |  Views: 91887 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Severe Floods Cause Damage in Southeast Asia
Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia are experiencing the worst flooding in decades after prolonged periods of unusually heavy rain in recent weeks. The death toll is rising, with seve...  Read More...
Soft Commercial Insurance Market Conditions Persist in Third Quarter of 2010
October 22, 2010  |  Views: 92293 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Soft Commercial Insurance Market Conditions Persist in Third Quarter of 2010
Soft commercial insurance market conditions persisted through the third quarter of 2010, with lower rates on average across major coverage lines, according to a new report publishe...  Read More...
Typhoon Megi Hit Philippines, Headed for China
October 20, 2010  |  Views: 91574 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Typhoon Megi Hit Philippines, Headed for China
Typhoon Megi hit northern Philippines earlier this week, with powerful winds, high waves, and heavy rains, according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC). The storm is expec...  Read More...
Global Regulatory and Tax Changes To Affect Multinational Companies
October 15, 2010  |  Views: 92024 |  Comments: 0 
Global Regulatory and Tax Changes To Affect Multinational Companies
"Multinational companies are demanding greater adherence to insurance and premium tax compliance regulations, as they are face enhanced scrutiny from governmental bodies,” accordin...  Read More...
Hurricane Paula Expected to Hit Mexico Tonight
October 12, 2010  |  Views: 91427 |  Comments: 0 
Hurricane Paula Expected to Hit Mexico Tonight
The ninth hurricane of the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season, Paula, is expected to approach the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico tonight with sustained winds of 75 mph, ...  Read More...
Recent Travel Alerts Highlight Need for Sound Terrorism Risk Management Strategies
October 11, 2010  |  Views: 91612 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Recent Travel Alerts Highlight Need for Sound Terrorism Risk Management Strategies
The United States, UK, and Japan issued alerts last week, warning of a possible "Mumbai style” terrorist attack in Europe, including to transportation systems and tourist attractio...  Read More...
Provisions of Wall Street Reform May Affect Non-Admitted Premium Tax Obligations
October 06, 2010  |  Views: 91793 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Provisions of Wall Street Reform May Affect Non-Admitted Premium Tax Obligations
Certain provisions of the recently enacted Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act may affect state premium tax obligations resulting from premium payments made t...  Read More...
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Identifying Captive Value Drivers
November 06, 2015  |  Views: 27300 |  Comments: 0 
Identifying Captive Value Drivers
6 reasons why companies look to captives for their risk management and insurance needs.  Read More...
Emergency Management for Hospitals Webinar
June 23, 2015  |  Views: 38472 |  Comments: 0 
Emergency Management for Hospitals Webinar
Listen in as Marsh Risk Consulting’s Business Continuity Practice leader Rita vanOosterhout and Health Care Practice leader Nora Constas discuss the importance of a robust emergenc...  Read More...
Clinical Trials Webinar
May 14, 2015  |  Views: 42614 |  Comments: 0 
Clinical Trials Webinar
In this informational webinar, Marsh Canada’s clinical trials specialist, Shelley Almeida, provides an overview of the liabilities associated with clinical trials, and the ways the...  Read More...
Cyber Risk: Spotlight on Health Care and Life Sciences Webinar
May 14, 2015  |  Views: 43302 |  Comments: 0 
Cyber Risk: Spotlight on Health Care and Life Sciences Webinar
This specialized webinar designed for Health Care and Life Sciences industry professionals, focuses on understanding and evaluating cyber risks, recent trends and developments, and...  Read More...
Excellence in Risk Management Webcast
June 12, 2013  |  Views: 37694 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Excellence in Risk Management Webcast
Four of Canada’s leading risk professionals joined Marsh for a round table discussion about the future of risk management.   Read More...
Canada Insurance Market Update Webcast - February 20
February 07, 2013  |  Views: 37453 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Canada Insurance Market Update Webcast - February 20
Canadian commercial insurance rates are expected to remain stable across most lines of business in 2013, according to Marsh's Canada Insurance Market Report 2013. To learn more, vi...  Read More...
Canadian Insurance Market Outlook 2012
February 23, 2012  |  Views: 38078 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Canadian Insurance Market Outlook 2012
On February 15, 2012, risk, insurance and financial services specialists from Zurich Canada, HSBC Securities (U.S.A.) Inc. and Marsh Canada Limited held a one-hour Webcast to addre...  Read More...
Top of Mind Issues for Manufacturers: Human Capital Strategies
November 16, 2011  |  Views: 37504 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Top of Mind Issues for Manufacturers: Human Capital Strategies
Our one-hour Webcast covers human capital strategies in a complex manufacturing economy.  Read More...
Hot Topics and Innovations in Financial and Professional Liability (Replay)
October 26, 2011  |  Views: 39547 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Hot Topics and Innovations in Financial and Professional Liability (Replay)
Our panel of experts address the risks observed with the new innovations being introduced in financial and professional liability.  Read More...
Budgeting Strategically in 2012:  Defining Your Insurance and Risk Mitigation Investments
September 23, 2011  |  Views: 36962 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Budgeting Strategically in 2012: Defining Your Insurance and Risk Mitigation Investments
Our panel of experts examine ways to find the appropriate mix of solutions for your risk management program.  Read More...

Contacts
Colleen Vecsi
National Marketing & Communications Leader
Toronto, ON Canada
416 868 7235
colleen.vecsi@marsh.com

Lee Ann Farwell
U.S. Media Relations Manager
New York, NY USA
212 345 1125
leeann.farwell@marsh.com