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ACE Study: Reputation the Hardest Risk to Manage

Ninety-two percent of companies believe that reputational risk is the most challenging category of risk to manage, according to a major new study from ACE Group conducted across 15 countries within its EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region. ACE’s …

Aon Report Finds Loss of Company Reputation Linked to Crisis Events

According to the Aon-sponsored Reputation Review 2012, a report recently issued by Oxford Metrica, an independent analytics and advisory firm, 7 out of 10 companies “measured in the report that were impacted by disasters in 2011.” They lost “more than …

RIM Offers Free Apps to Appease BlackBerry Customers

Canada’s Research In Motion Ltd said it will offer free premium apps worth more than $100, in a bid to appease its customers following BlackBerry service disruption last week. Research In Motion said the complete selection of premium apps will …

BlackBerry Maker Scrambles to End Global Outage; Repair Damage to Brand

The company that makes the BlackBerry smart phone is working frantically to end a three-day global service disruption that has frustrated millions of its customers and pumped up pressure on its management to make sweeping changes. Research In Motion [RIM], …

Willis Chief Tells Asian CEO’s Insurance ‘Not Just About Coverage’

Joe Plumeri, the Chairman and CEO of Willis Group Holdings, told more than 100 leading Asian CEOs’ that ‘insurance is not just about coverage and claims, but is about security and survival’ at the KPMG ‘Captains of Industry’ lunch hosted …

McDonald’s Not Smiling Over Happy Meals Lawsuit

A lawsuit seeking to stop McDonald’s Corp. from offering toys with Happy Meals must be dismissed because parents can always choose not to buy the meals for their children, the hamburger giant said in a court filing late Monday. The …

Zurich’s ‘Pushing the Boundary’ Report Focuses on Risk ‘Uncertainty’

A new report from Zurich Financial Services notes that in contrast to the “bulk of risks faced by the corporate sector,” which are more or less “easily identified,” and can thus be dealt with, “there is a class of risks …