This monthly briefing is to keep you informed of the trends in kidnapping worldwide and assess the risk of kidnapping to your business. This issue includes an overview of kidnapping-for-ransom trends in December 2016, a brief on the risk to foreign nationals in Latin America and a focus on the kidnap and detention risk in the Congo (DRC).
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We all recognize that the safe operation of your public entity’s vehicle fleet is an important component of a sound risk management program designed to reduce potential for pain and injury, financial expenses and reputational risk. Likewise, we suspect that one of the goals of your fleet safety program is to instill in your drivers an awareness of the actions of other motorists to avoid involvement in a vehicle.
This Weekly Market Update reviews the top 3 market headlines: increasing prices, equities stumble, and U.S. companies ramp up spending.
Within hours of his inauguration as the 45th President of the United States of America, President Trump signed an executive order directing federal agencies to minimize the burdens caused by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”). While the executive order does not grant the administration any new powers, it signals that the Trump administration wants to move quickly to dismantle major parts of former President Obama’s signature legislation.
The professionals of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services practice (Gallagher Fiduciary Advisors, LLC) presented a 50-minute webinar highlighting the capital market changes in the fourth quarter.
This Weekly Market Update reviews the top 3 market headlines: forecasted upside risks, banks expected to report positive Q4, and broad market pullback.
Stay informed on the latest healthcare reform news. Gallagher's Healthcare Reform Update newsletters provide timely, easy-to-understand information about new and revised regulations. Download this month's latest release.
Many collisions involving motor vehicles occur at intersections. Right-of-way violations include things such as failure to yield, failure to obey a traffic control device, improper and/or illegal turns and rolling through stop signs without stopping. Expect other drivers to violate both the law and safe driving procedures at intersections and be prepared to deal with them. The best advice is to STOP taking chances and YIELD the right-of-way.
In 2016, commercial throughput in U.S. ports and fleet growth have remained flat with single digit growth and offshore energy service companies have seen a dramatic slowdown, with many companies laying up vessels. The knock-on effect to marine insurance companies is that layup return premium erodes the overall premium base.
In this issue, the FDA issues guidance on medical device cybersecurity; CMS quality measures; preparing for the interconnected world around us; and continuing settlement regarding fraud and abuse and wage & hour litigation.