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Employer’s role in reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

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Employer’s role in reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

Dementia refers to the loss of cognitive functioning, including thinking, remembering and reasoning. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is a growing concern in the Asia-Pacific region. It is predicted that by 2050, the number of people with dem …

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The impact of interest rates and inflation on credit and political risks

As the global economy continues to feel the effect of the global pandemic and the ongoing war in Ukraine, world economies are now also facing a need to balance interest rates with rising inflation. Leading economists and central banks must deliberate on how best to manage these issues, and the secon …

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How is healthtech reshaping Asia’s healthcare industry?

In recent years, healthtech is playing an increasingly important role in Asia’s healthcare industry. According to McKinsey, the market size of digital healthcare is expected to increase from US$37 billion in 2020 to US$100 billion by 2025 Factors contributing to the growth Aging population: Asia S …

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Product recall underwriters flag concern about recent large loss events

Expensive product recall events, where whole food processing plants were closed for a considerable time, have highlighted the catastrophic loss potential in the product recall/contamination space. It is therefore highly likely that, at renewal, underwriters will request more granular information on  …

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D&O Insurance for SPAC Listing

In general, publicly listed companies purchase Directors and Officers Liability Insurance (“D&O insurance”) to protect company directors and senior management from risk of legal proceedings or regulatory investigations, and most D&O policies can also extend the coverage to the company itself for sec …

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How does data protection regulation affect businesses in Asia?

In recent years, progressive effort on protecting data and safeguarding privacy has been seen across Asia. In consideration of increasing global cyber threats, and regional and global data protection trends, Asian countries are initiating more and stricter privacy and data protection laws. Gartner p …

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