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China’s Belt & Road Initiative: Opportunities and Risks for Singapore and ASEAN

The Belt & Road (B&R) Initiative, a development strategy proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping that focuses on connectivity and cooperation – with an investment of many billions in railway lines, pipelines, and ports, could provide a boost for international trade – and also for insurance. However, the opportunities that the B&R initiative brings also result in some risks and challenges. B&R will pass through diverse countries spanning Africa, Asia, and Europe, exposing participating companies to political, credit, and security risks. Numerous countries receivi…
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China’s Belt & Road Initiative: Opportunities and Risks for Singapore and ASEAN

The Belt & Road (B&R) Initiative, a development strategy proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping that focuses on connectivity and cooperation – with an investment of many billions in railway lines, pipelines, and ports, could provide a boost for international trade – and also for insurance. However, the opportunities that the B&R initiative brings also result in some risks and challenges. B&R will pass through diverse countries spanning Africa, Asia, and Europe, exposing participating companies to political, credit, and security risks. Numerous countries receivi…
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China’s Belt & Road Initiative: Opportunities and Risks for Singapore and ASEAN

The Belt & Road (B&R) Initiative, a development strategy proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping that focuses on connectivity and cooperation – with an investment of many billions in railway lines, pipelines, and ports, could provide a boost for international trade – and also for insurance. However, the opportunities that the B&R initiative brings also result in some risks and challenges. B&R will pass through diverse countries spanning Africa, Asia, and Europe, exposing participating companies to political, credit, and security risks. Numerous countries receivi…
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Managing Your Cyber Risk Posture: From Risk Transfers to Business Continuity Management

Despite being 80 percent more likely to be targeted by hackers than the rest of the world, cyber risk mitigation efforts in the Asia-Pacific region are generally weak.  This can be seen in the low levels of awareness and insufficient cybersecurity investments.  It is also reflected in the lower than necessary cyber insurance adoption rates in Asia. In this paper we begin by realigning the common misconceptions businesses have regarding cyber risk insurance. Then, we recommend a three-pronged approach, which details an action plan to demonstrate to organizations key consideration…
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Managing Your Cyber Risk Posture: From Risk Transfers to Business Continuity Management

Despite being 80 percent more likely to be targeted by hackers than the rest of the world, cyber risk mitigation efforts in the Asia-Pacific region are generally weak.  This can be seen in the low levels of awareness and insufficient cybersecurity investments.  It is also reflected in the lower than necessary cyber insurance adoption rates in Asia. In this paper we begin by realigning the common misconceptions businesses have regarding cyber risk insurance. Then, we recommend a three-pronged approach, which details an action plan to demonstrate to organizations key consideration…
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