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At Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., we try to learn everything we can about the industries we serve and the risks they may encounter. It’s a commitment that’s embedded in our corporate culture to expanding our expertise, continuing educational development and gathering topical updates to remain ahead of the curve.

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Key Employee Retirement Strategy

Steve Mann, Area Vice President, Investment Advisor Representative, Executive Benefits Consulting, writes, “There are many factors that impact the arc of our human capital: education, mentoring, unique experiences, relationships and training, to name a few. There are always a small, select group of employees whose potential human capital is higher than others.” Read more about key employee retirement strategy.

Tag(s): Health & Welfare; Executive Benefits; HR & Compensation; Retirement Plan Consulting;

Investment and Fiduciary Risk Management Solutions

Nick Davies, Area President, Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services and Andy Irving, Area Senior Vice President and Area Counsel, Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services, write, “2014 was characterized by increased volatility in the markets and uncertainty in terms of global growth, interest rates and commodities prices (particularly oil)…” Read more about this topic.

Tag(s): Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services;

Minute For Safety - Chemical Inventory

Hazard Communication Standard requires employers to make a chemical inventory list of the hazardous chemicals present in the workplace. The chemicals on these lists are identified with markers to easily find the corresponding safety data sheet (SDS).

Tag(s): Loss Control;

Risk Management Safety - The Perils of PPE

This article discusses a recent Review Commission decision, Sec’y of Labor v. Wal-Mart Distrib. Ctr. No. 6016, OSHRC Docket No. 08-1292, 25 OSHC (BNA) 1396 (OSHRC April 27, 2015), outlining when an employer can and cannot conduct or rely upon a “global” hazard assessment for PPE in the workplace as well as when a hazard is significant enough that it requires the use of PPE.

Tag(s): Loss Control; Workers Compensation;

Market Conditions Update: 2015 Midyear D&O

After almost exactly four years of a firm yet never truly hard market for D&O, we have reached an inflection point. Indeed the second quarter of 2015 has jumped off with a bang of increased competitive spirit and plentiful capacity for most market segments. While the first quarter of 2015 saw prices easing compared to 2014, most renewals were still showing flat to 5% increases in premium.

Tag(s): Management Liability;