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April 30, 2014  |  Views: 1209
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: 11
Global Insurance Pricing Declines in Fourth Quarter: Marsh
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January 16, 2014  |  Views: 1977
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 28, 2013  |  Views: 2341
Marsh Canada Named to Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2014
Marsh announced today that Marsh Canada has been named one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2014 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. This is the seventh consecutive year Marsh’s Canadia...  Read More...
November 14, 2013  |  Views: 2369
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: 2706
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: 2711
Global Insurance Rates Decline in Most Regions
Marsh Risk Management Global Insurance Index declines for first time.  Read More...
June 24, 2013  |  Views: 2560
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...
May 30, 2013  |  Views: 2763
Marsh Canada Joins Industry Initiative to Combat Cargo and Heavy Equipment Crime
Marsh today announced that it has joined with CargoNet and the National Equipment Register (NER) to help insureds in Canada prevent cargo and heavy equipment theft and improve thef...  Read More...
April 23, 2013  |  Views: 2376
Onshore Captive Development Gains Momentum, But Large Scale Re-Domestication Not Occurring: Marsh
New captive owners continued to gravitate toward onshore domiciles in the US and European Union in 2012.   Read More...
April 23, 2013  |  Views: 2672
Marsh-RIMS Survey Finds Greater Risk Management Engagement in Delivering Strategic Value
Role of data and analytics growing in importance.  Read More...
April 23, 2013  |  Views: 2804
Global Insurance Rate Firming Continues in Q1
Marks fifth consecutive quarterly rise, though at a slower pace  Read More...
January 15, 2013  |  Views: 3129
Global Insurance Rate Firming Slowed in Q4, Despite Sandy
US east coast storm not expected to be market-changing event  Read More...
January 15, 2013  |  Views: 2783
World More at Risk from Markets and Mother Nature – Global Risks 2013 Report
The world is more at risk as persistent economic weakness saps our ability to tackle environmental challenges.  Read More...
December 03, 2012  |  Views: 3139
Marsh Named 'Buyers' Choice' by Large and Small Buyers of Insurance
Marsh also was named top broker for expertise and service by large and small insurance buyers.  Read More...
December 03, 2012  |  Views: 3061
Marsh Named Top Broker in Three Regions of the World by Global Finance Magazine
Marsh was named “best overall broker” in the United States and Canada, Europe, and Asia-Pacific in the annual award competition.  Read More...
December 03, 2012  |  Views: 3235
Marsh Canada Named to Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2013
Marsh today announced that it has been named one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2013 by Mediacorp Canada Inc for the sixth consecutive year.   Read More...
November 29, 2012  |  Views: 2921
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...
November 19, 2012  |  Views: 2969
Marsh Creates Global Surety Practice
Marsh today announced the appointment of David Moylan to lead its newly-created Global Surety Practice.  Read More...
October 22, 2012  |  Views: 2852
Demand For Transactional Risk Insurance Jumps by 35% in 12 Months - More M&A Risk Being Transferred to Global Insurance Market
Businesses globally are increasingly turning to the insurance market for transactional risk protection in a bid to shield their revenue and assets from the risks they face on acqui...  Read More...
October 12, 2012  |  Views: 2901
Fostering an Environment of Diversity and Inclusion Key to Success
Marsh Event Raises Awareness of LGBT Issues in the Workforce  Read More...
October 05, 2012  |  Views: 3249
Global Insurance Market Continued Firming in Q3: Marsh Index
Renewal rates point to market stabilization in absence of major losses.  Read More...
July 11, 2012  |  Views: 3720
Marsh Names Bertil Olsson North American Energy Practice Leader
Appointment will help Marsh to better meet the needs of Canadian oil and gas companies.  Read More...
June 28, 2012  |  Views: 3410
Marsh Launches Quarterly Global Insurance Pricing Index
The global insurance market continued to firm in the second quarter of 2012 continuing a clear trend that began in the third quarter of 2011, according to the Marsh Risk Management...  Read More...
April 17, 2012  |  Views: 4110
New Captive Owners More Likely to Stay Onshore: Marsh
Alternative Arrangements Growing New risks Being Assessed for Captive Use  Read More...
April 16, 2012  |  Views: 3721
Global Supply Chains Still at Risk: Marsh
Many organizations lack resilient supply chains and remain vulnerable to the next disaster.  Read More...
April 16, 2012  |  Views: 4095
Marsh-RIMS Survey Finds Risk Managers and Senior Leaders Differ on Role of Risk Management
An overwhelming majority of risk managers and C-suite executives agreed that expectations of the risk management function have increased in recent years.  Read More...
April 10, 2012  |  Views: 3749
Global Property Insurance Rates Continued to Firm in First Quarter: Marsh
Global property insurance rates show signs of firming, according to Marsh's recent report, "Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing: Q1 2012."  Read More...
March 12, 2012  |  Views: 4574
Marsh Launches Whole-Farm Cost of Production Insurance Program for Crop and Livestock Producers
To help protect their revenues from the impact of insured events, Marsh Canada, in collaboration with Guy Carpenter, and Northbridge General Insurance Corporation, is launching a u...  Read More...
January 25, 2012  |  Views: 5188
Canadian Commercial Insurance Market Conditions Stable in 2012: Marsh
Canadian commercial insurance rates are expected to remain stable across most lines of business in 2012, continuing a trend that began in the second half of 2011, according to a co...  Read More...
December 22, 2011  |  Views: 4094
Record Catastrophe Losses Prompts Two-Speed Insurance Market
Insurance rates continue to climb for loss-affected accounts.  Read More...
September 30, 2011  |  Views: 4196
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: 4022
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: 4437
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: 4049
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: 4104
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: 4282
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: 3970
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: 4587
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: 3963
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: 4632
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: 1641
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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Marsh Insights: Keeping Patients Safe: Interventions Based on Efficacy
July 15, 2014  |  Views: 792 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Keeping Patients Safe: Interventions Based on Efficacy
In recent years, there has been a significant shift in the culture of health care, with the focus of this shift falling squarely on the design and delivery safe patient care.   Read More...
Marsh Insights: Home Inventory
July 08, 2014  |  Views: 961 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Home Inventory
Your vacation property is, like your home, one of your most valuable assets. It’s important to protect your investment with insurance. But you should note that vacation property in...  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Using Surety Bonds to Secure Pipeline Abandonment Obligations
June 20, 2014  |  Views: 1388 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Using Surety Bonds to Secure Pipeline Abandonment Obligations
When the National Energy Board (NEB) released “Hearing Order RH-2-2008 — Land Matters Consultation Initiative Stream 3, Pipeline Abandonment — Financial Issues Board Decision” on M...  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Insurance for Cottages, Camps, and Other Vacation Properties
June 08, 2014  |  Views: 1570 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Insurance for Cottages, Camps, and Other Vacation Properties
How the vacation property is used and how often it is occupied will dictate which insurance packages are appropriate for you. How much time do you spend there? Do you use it year-r...  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Determing Consent and Capacity to Consent in a Health Care Setting
May 13, 2014  |  Views: 2071 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Determing Consent and Capacity to Consent in a Health Care Setting
Matters of health care and law often intersect — especially when it comes to consent and capacity. When receiving care — regardless of age, gender, or underlying disease — in order...  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Health Literacy-Based Informed Consent
April 14, 2014  |  Views: 2767 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Health Literacy-Based Informed Consent
How often are we left unable to answer when asked, “So, what did the doctor say?” How is it that an educated individual with no language barriers or cognitive challenge...  Read More...
Managing Global Product Liability Risks
April 07, 2014  |  Views: 2915 |  Comments: 0 
Managing Global Product Liability Risks
Doing business internationally requires managing diverse insurance and regulatory issues and supply chain challenges.  Read More...
The 100 Largest Losses (in the Hydrocarbon Industry) 1974-2013
April 07, 2014  |  Views: 3169 |  Comments: 0 
The 100 Largest Losses (in the Hydrocarbon Industry) 1974-2013
The 23rd edition of this Marsh report details the most significant property damage losses in the global hydrocarbon extraction, transport, and processing industry since 1974.  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Trade and Economic Sanctions
April 01, 2014  |  Views: 2559 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Trade and Economic Sanctions
International relations are complicated and unpredictable. Disagreements and conflicts between various international players that may lead to economic pressure to support political...  Read More...
Marsh Insights: Identity Theft
April 01, 2014  |  Views: 17409 |  Comments: 1 
Marsh Insights: Identity Theft
Identity theft is not a new concept. As long as there has been a potential to gain from the misappropriation of personal information, it has existed. However, technology has helped...  Read More...
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September 20, 2013  |  Views: 5384 |  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: 7936 |  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: 9403 |  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: 9037 |  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: 8076 |  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: 7442 |  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: 7533 |  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: 7529 |  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: 7732 |  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: 7692 |  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: 7274 |  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: 7900 |  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: 7674 |  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: 7236 |  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: 7350 |  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: 6944 |  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: 7160 |  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: 6780 |  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: 7051 |  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: 7211 |  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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Excellence in Risk Management Webcast
June 12, 2013  |  Views: 3530 |  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...
Webcast: Balancing Social Media Risks and Rewards (Replay)
April 22, 2013  |  Views: 5188 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Webcast: Balancing Social Media Risks and Rewards (Replay)
Our panel of experts discussed how social media risk can affect your business and detailed strategies for limiting the exposure.  Read More...
Canada Insurance Market Update Webcast - February 20
February 07, 2013  |  Views: 3558 |  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...
New Reality of Risk Webcast: Cyber Risk and the CFO
April 12, 2012  |  Views: 5868 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
New Reality of Risk Webcast: Cyber Risk and the CFO
On Thursday, May 3 at 2 p.m. ET, experts from Marsh and elsewhere held a one-hour New Reality of Risk webcast, “Cyber Risk and the CFO”.  Read More...
Canadian Insurance Market Outlook 2012
February 23, 2012  |  Views: 4129 |  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...
New Reality of Risk Webcast Series
January 18, 2012  |  Views: 3731 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
New Reality of Risk Webcast Series
Stay abreast of trends in the Canadian insurance market, gain insights from guest speakers who are experts in their fields, and discover new ways to proactively manage risk - Marsh...  Read More...
Top of Mind Issues for Manufacturers: Human Capital Strategies
November 16, 2011  |  Views: 3860 |  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: 5205 |  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: 3360 |  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...
Webcast: Budgeting Strategically in 2012:  Defining Your Insurance and Risk Mitigation Investments (Replay)
August 30, 2011  |  Views: 3052 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Webcast: Budgeting Strategically in 2012: Defining Your Insurance and Risk Mitigation Investments (Replay)
Our panel of experts examined 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