The top risk management lessons from the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Corruption, hooliganism, terrorism, cyber attacks, and robbery were risk-managed so tightly that no such incidents occurred. So how did the authorities achieve this?

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How can risk managers be confident that international claims will be paid should the worst happen?

Sean Welsch, head of captive management and business development, Zurich explores what happens to local retentions of local policies.


Why does risk management need a systemic approach?

Christoph Schwager, managing director of SRI Strategic Risk Institute and former Chief Risk Officer, Airbus Group and Partner EY explains why risk management always needs a systemic approach.

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Insurers alerted after alleged terror attack outside Parliament

The demand for standalone terrorism insurance is increasing due to a spate of attacks across the capital and the UK


Part three: Building resilience in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

In the final part of our series, risk specialist Warren Black explains how organsations can embed a systemic sense of resilience

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The very real threat of fake news

So-called ‘alternative facts’ in today’s online world reach many quickly and can ruin the reputations of those in the firing line. Risk managers must be primed to shut down bad buzz before it has chance to spread.


Inside Greenyard Frozen: the listeria outbreak

Aldi, Lidl, Iceland, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose have had to recall thousands of frozen foods after harmful bacteria was found in products they sold. Such recalls can result in tumbling share prices or total collapse. Here’s what can be done to minimise the threats


Are heat maps a blessing or a curse?

Ordinary risk heat maps are of limited help for management to steer the company. We need new concepts says Chris Schwager, managing director SRI Strategic Risk Institute


What would be the ideal indicator/parameter to measure your ERM maturity?

Many organisations look for some metric of maturity of their ERM program to show how well they are performing, and potentially where and how they can improve, Hans Læssøe, principal consultant at AKTUS and former risk manager of Lego explains.

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