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    Brexit, global trade wars, climate change, ageing populations and new technology: the five drivers to an unpredictable world


    Business leaders believe that the world is becoming less predictable, posing a threat to revenue

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    Cyber insurance to face another test after Hydro hack


    One of the largest aluminium producers in the world, Norway’s Hydro, is set to put cyber insurers to the test after a massive ransomware attack shut down the multinational’s operations

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    Challenge and change or be replaced by robots


    There is no greater ammunition for #ChangingRisk than the opportunities presented by new technology. We must use it to enhance and evolve risk management practices or we risk becoming obsolete, writes Philippe Cotelle, board member of Ferma and Amrae

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    Risk managers can become facilitators to strategic decisions by taking these key steps


    To influence, risk managers must challenge the quality, prudence, and value of executive decisions, but many may feel untrained to do so. In this video interview, Hans Læssøe, principal consultant at AKTUS and former risk manager of The LEGO Group, walks us through the steps

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    Marsh owners issue further $1.1bn notes offering to acquire JLT


    Marsh’s acquisition of JLT is expected to be finalised on 21 March subject to customary conditions and the new notes offering is in addition to a $5bn notes issuance announced in January

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    Three fatal mistakes corporate risk managers make


    A new paradigm in risk management is beginning to take shape, with more professionals talking about a shift to risk-based decision making and culture. But this has also uncovered some ugly truths about how we apply risk management in our businesses, writes Alex Sidorenko, chief executive of Risk Academy

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    The abuse of 'risk'


    Risk can be a good thing – business survive and thrive on good risk management. But the problem is, because we have all been misusing the word ‘risk’, its true meaning is now lost, writes Tony Thornton, ERM and business continuity expert

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    Brexit chaos spells trouble for risk managers


    As the Brexit deadline nears, uncertainty prevails after British MPs rejected the prime minister’s deal – twice. Strategic RISK gathers the reaction of European risk managers, including the chief risk officer of French pharmaceutical company, Ipsen, who has prepared the business for a ‘hard Brexit’. Sara Benwell reports

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    A how-to guide on how to apply decision-focused risk management in practice


    Strategic RISK and Hans Læssøe principal consultant at AKTUS and former risk manager of The LEGO Group took to LinkedIn for a ‘live’ Q A on how best to carry out decision-focused risk management. Here’s how our discussion played out

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    Why current risk definitions just don’t work


    ‘Intangible’, ‘the effect of uncertainty on objectives’, ‘likelihood’, ‘probability’, ‘consequence’, and ‘impact’ – do these perennially-used terms add clarity to risk management practices or do they just dilute and confuse what we do? asks Tony Thornton, ERM and business continuity expert