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New issue of Global Risk Dialogue out now

This edition of Global Risk Dialogue looks at old and new exposures that challenge risk managers – from fire, wind, and flood to cyber, supply chain problems, and reputation risk – and how insurance solutions can help.

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A kink in the chain: Human exploitation in the supply chain
Human exploitation in supply chains
A billion dollar human exploitation business is thriving, affecting commodities from cocoa to computers. Global companies are challenged to know how their suppliers are treating employees, while risking fines and ruined reputations if they don’t.
A look behind the flames
A look behind the flames
The Notre Dame Cathedral blaze may have shocked the world but, for businesses, it's another reminder of why fire/explosion risk is the number one cause of loss. How can businesses better protect themselves from costly business interruption?
Damages under the microscope
Damages under the microscope
Accidents happen. And when they do, insurers ask why. At The Allianz Center for Technology damage is seen as an opportunity for knowledge. Scratches, tears and breaks become art under the microscope – painting a picture of perils that became loss.
Here comes bad news
Natural disaster, cyberattack or accounting irregularities – a company’s reputation can be left hanging by a thread in a heartbeat. One of the biggest risks that companies face is the loss of a good name, and that cannot be insured against – until now.
A cobot walks onto a production line
The rise of the cobots
Collaborative robots – or “cobots” – are a key manufacturing technology for tasks requiring human and machine cooperation and will expand into a number of industries in the coming years. What are the benefits and risks?
Loss log - lightning
Lightning strikes
Although damages caused by lightning are not particularly frequent, insurers still have to deal with hundreds of claims a year resulting from strikes, which can cause millions of dollars of damages, particularly in the aviation sector.
Moving earth, battling flood
Moving earth, battling flood
Can drones help risk engineers to better assess and model potential flood risks on construction sites? AGCS’ risk consulting experts put the question to a simulated test in Angola.
Laos China railway project
Keeping an ambitious railway project on track
Set to begin operations in 2020, and part of China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the Laos-China Railway is a rough ride. Which risks could derail it – landslides, monsoons, blocked tunnels, washed-out bridges?
Global Head of Marine Claims interview
4 Questions for Régis Broudin, Global Head of Marine Claims
In a volatile market with increased claims due to fire, cyber, larger ships, misdeclared and dangerous cargo, higher general average costs and subrogation challenges, a good claims team must play in perfect harmony.
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