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Intellectual property insurance still under valued despite rise of cyber attacks
There still appears to be a significant disconnect between the understanding of cyber risks and the response to them at board level. In Insurance Post, RGL Forensics partner Ben Hobby explains that as a result companies might have already suffered, or are about to suffer, a cyber-attack resulting in a loss of intellectual property.
Offshore Wind Strikes Back
With everything that has been going on in the news recently you may have missed what I consider to be a significant event in the UK power market. The Contracts for Difference (“CfD”) Second Allocation Results were released in September 2017 and the Strike Price for new offshore wind power is now cheaper than new nuclear. In this article I will examine the implications of CfDs on Business Interruption risks.
RGL Forensics Wins at 2017 British Insurance Awards
RGL Forensics is pleased to announce that the firm, in collaboration with RSA Group, Harris Balcombe and Vericlaim, won the Major Loss Award at the 2017 British Insurance Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall in London on 5 July 2017.
Employee fraud: how should you respond to a tip-off?
Do you know what a "typical" corporate fraudster looks like? What red flags should you be looking for? And - most importantly as a risk manager - what should your first actions be if potential fraudulent activity is brought to your attention?
These were just some of the questions addressed by RGL Forensics at an Airmic Academy which delved into the serious but little-understood subject of investigating employee fraud.
Working together makes the expert/instructing solicitor relationship stronger, as James Stanbury explains.
WannaCry: The lessons learned for insurance
The recent WannaCry ransomware attack has put into sharp focus the daily operational risks that face both the public and private sectors. The Press spotlight in the UK was understandably on the NHS, but the effects were felt by the private sector too and the cyber insurance market has responded accordingly. Indeed, the nature of the attack – its timing (on a Friday), its geographical reach over a broad range of industries and its seeming pinpoint on older operating systems – raises various issues for cyber insurers.
RGL Promotes Richard Cameron-Williams to Partner
RGL Forensics, a leading financial investigations company, specialising in the insurance, legal and corporate markets globally, is pleased to announce that it has promoted Richard Cameron-Williams to Partner with effect 1 April 2017.
Your digital quotient
The successful professional accountant must have digital skills, but what exactly does this entail? In Student Accountant, RGL Partner Catherine Rawlin talks about digital quotient and the skills needed to be a successful professional accountant.