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Regulatory requirements trigger fresh ESG push

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There is always something exciting happening at Lockton. Here are just a few from our newsroom.

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Brexit Update: December 2020

The United Kingdom and the European Union reached a post-Brexit trade agreement on Dec. 24, 2020. It is expected that this agreement will be ratified by the EU parliament in short order. The Brexit deal cleared the House of Commons on Dec. 30 and will be voted on by the House of Lords on its way to  …

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Protecting the precious cargo set to free the world from the pandemic

Right now, the Covid-19 vaccine is perhaps the most coveted commodity in the world. Protecting this cargo during its journey around the globe and enabling it to safely reach its destination is a tremendous challenge, not only because the vaccine needs to be kept at temperatures of up to -70°C, but a …

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Lockton Retirement rakes in 2020 awards

Despite a challenging year, the hard work and accomplishments of the Lockton Retirement practice were recognized with multiple industry awards. The National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA), The Financial Times, and Investment News all placed spotlights on the Lockton team’s expertise, diverse pe …

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Office of Foreign Assets Control Warns Against Paying Cyber Ransoms to Sanctioned Entities

Cyber extortion used to be simple; horrible, but not complex. Threat actors infected a computer system with ransomware that encrypted an organization’s digital assets. The victim then either restored from backups or paid the ransom, which typically was a small amount. The threat actors often were sm …

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How to Use Insurance to Prepare for and Recover from Hurricane Laura

Hurricane Laura’s impact reaches across the Texas and Louisiana coasts. Aside from power outages, physical access issues, evacuations and curfews, COVID-19 adds a new dimension. A KEY STEP IN RECOVERING FROM THIS STORM INVOLVES DEALING WITH INSURANCE. Many insureds have questions such as: Are we cov …

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COVID-19 creates a new dynamic in commercial insurance

The impact of Covid-19 on claims begins to materialise and insurers are starting to adapt their underwriting strategies. While developments remain fluid, some general tendencies are becoming apparent. Acknowledging these trends should help in the preparation for policy renewals. The effect on claims …

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