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Aon: U.S. Employer Medical Costs Projected to Increase 5 Percent Next Year

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Medical trends are likely to increase at a moderate rate, though COVID-19's impact adds some uncertainty for plan sponsors.

Key Points: 
  • Medical trends are likely to increase at a moderate rate, though COVID-19's impact adds some uncertainty for plan sponsors.
  • "Employers will look to manage plan costs with both traditional and emerging cost containment strategies," said Will Sneden, U.S. practice leader for Health Solutions.
  • It also is providing greater access to new providers and medical tests, helping to build a more resilient workforce."
  • The success of employer benefit cost management goes beyond competitive design, strong medical networks and negotiated pharmacy contracts.

Cybereason and Aon Join Forces to Identify Cyber Threats and Mitigate Risk Before They Become Consequential Breaches

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 10:00am

The Cybereason Defence Platform, together with Aon's Cyber Solutions, will enable clients to better prevent, detect and respond to cyber threats utilising a combination of services and solutions.

Key Points: 
  • The Cybereason Defence Platform, together with Aon's Cyber Solutions, will enable clients to better prevent, detect and respond to cyber threats utilising a combination of services and solutions.
  • The recent COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the nature of business and launched many organisations into an accelerated digital evolution, consequently extending their attack surface and intensifying cyber risk.
  • "Clients are making critical business decisions daily and rely on Aon's Cyber Solutions for insights that align security, risk and insurance.
  • Aon's Cyber Solutions offers holistic cyber security, risk and insurance management, investigative skills, and proprietary technologies to help clients uncover and quantify cyber risks, protect critical assets, and recover from cyber incidents.

CyberCube: Hidden Cyber Risk in US Property Market Could Lead to $12.5bn Losses, Says Report

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 11:15am

According to a new study conducted by CyberCube, AM Best and Aon, sufficient cyber risk is accumulating in the US property market to trigger a one-in-100-year loss of $12.5bn.

Key Points: 
  • According to a new study conducted by CyberCube, AM Best and Aon, sufficient cyber risk is accumulating in the US property market to trigger a one-in-100-year loss of $12.5bn.
  • The report concludes that, while current levels of cyber exposure within US commercial property are manageable by the property industry as a whole, the exposure could have ratings impacts for a section of the property market.
  • The report warns that cyber exposures in the US property market may be unaccounted for in carriers enterprise risk management strategies.
  • This report aims to quantify the cyber exposures accumulating in the US property market and calls for further clarification of cyber cover in commercial property policies, explicit underwriting and adequate pricing of the risks associated with cyber events in property policies.

Aon Announces Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 9:30pm

DUBLIN, Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, plans to announce third quarter 2021 results on Friday, October 29th, 2021 in a news release to be issued at 5:00 am Central Time.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, plans to announce third quarter 2021 results on Friday, October 29th, 2021 in a news release to be issued at 5:00 am Central Time.
  • Greg Case, CEO, will host a conference call at 7:30 am Central Time on Friday, October 29th, 2021.
  • The earnings release and supplemental slide presentation will be available on Aon's web site at www.aon.com .
  • Aon plc (NYSE: AON) exists to shape decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world.

BrainScope and Aon Secure IP-based Deal Funding Full Expansion of Commercial Activities and Pursuit of New Indications for BrainScope's Next-Gen Medical Device Platform

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 1:45pm

The funding arrangement provides BrainScope with up to $35 million in capital to fund the full expansion of its commercial activities as well as to develop new clinical applications on its platform.

Key Points: 
  • The funding arrangement provides BrainScope with up to $35 million in capital to fund the full expansion of its commercial activities as well as to develop new clinical applications on its platform.
  • "More than four million patients seek care each year at hospital emergency departments for mild traumatic brain injuries.
  • BrainScope is a medical neurotechnology company that is improving brain health by providing objective, diagnostic insights that enable better patient care.
  • Aon plc (NYSE: AON) exists to shape decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world.

Proactive news headlines including Geopacific Resources, Creso Pharma, King River Resources and Australian Strategic Materials

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 7:12am

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    King River Resources Ltd (ASX:KRR) has signed a participant agreement with the Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBICRC) to support two strategic projects.
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    Galena Mining Ltd (ASX:G1A) has kicked off its underground mining operation at the Abra Base Metals Project in WAs Gascoyne region.
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    Archer Materials Ltd (ASX:AXE, OTC:ARRXF) has enhanced its board through the appointment of experienced business technologist Bernadette Harkin as a non-executive director.
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Trifacta Establishes New Presence in Asia-Pacific to Support Increased Demand for Cloud Data Engineering

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 2:00pm

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    As demand for cloud data engineering surges, Trifacta answers the call for innovative solutions to quickly and accurately prepare, profile and pipeline data.
  • Google Cloud Dataprep by Trifacta was the right choice for us, said Ashleigh Gardiner, Head of Data & Measurement, My Muscle Chef.
  • Partnering to expand the reach of Trifactas Data Engineering Cloud aligns with our efforts to be Korea's leading data management provider at Hankook Trifacta.
  • Trifacta delivers an intelligent, collaborative, and self-service data engineering cloud platform to transform data, ensure quality and automate data pipelines, enabling consumable data at any scale.

New Aon Research Shows Importance of Better Decision Making in C-Suite in Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 1:30pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, today announced the results of its recent survey, "A New Approach to Volatility: The Importance of Making Better Decisions." More than 18 months since the global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Aon surveyed 800 C-suite leaders and senior executives in the U.S., the EU, the UK and Canada to reveal how organizations are preparing for and responding to interconnected risks. The survey follows Aon's research conducted in 2020, and reveals that a year later, business leaders have a renewed confidence in the economy and a greater appetite to embrace calculated risks.

Key Points: 
  • "As leaders look at the future of their businesses in an increasingly volatile world, the pandemic has reshaped their views of risk and sharpened the importance of making better decisions.
  • Among the 38 percent of leaders who indicated they were "very prepared" to deal with the pandemic, 55 percent estimate double-digit revenue growth.
  • "Our research shows that executives are confident in the future and have prioritized the need to be better prepared for risk in the wake of the pandemic," said Lori Goltermann, Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Clients at Aon.
  • Aon plc (NYSE: AON) exists to shape decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world.

New Aon Research Shows Importance of Better Decision Making in C-Suite in Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 1:34pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, today announced the results of its recent survey, "A New Approach to Volatility: The Importance of Making Better Decisions." More than 18 months since the global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Aon surveyed 800 C-suite leaders and senior executives in the U.S., the EU, the UK and Canada to reveal how organizations are preparing for and responding to interconnected risks. The survey follows Aon's research conducted in 2020, and reveals that a year later, business leaders have a renewed confidence in the economy and a greater appetite to embrace calculated risks.

Key Points: 
  • "As leaders look at the future of their businesses in an increasingly volatile world, the pandemic has reshaped their views of risk and sharpened the importance of making better decisions.
  • Among the 38 percent of leaders who indicated they were "very prepared" to deal with the pandemic, 55 percent estimate double-digit revenue growth.
  • "Our research shows that executives are confident in the future and have prioritized the need to be better prepared for risk in the wake of the pandemic," said Lori Goltermann, Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Clients at Aon.
  • Aon plc (NYSE: AON) exists to shape decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world.

Dustin Johnson & Sergio Garcia Win Inaugural Nicklaus-Jacklin Award Presented by Aon at the 43rd Ryder Cup

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:07pm

KOHLER, Wis., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Following the conclusion of the 43rd Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits, where the U.S. Ryder Cup Team won its second consecutive domestic Ryder Cup, 19-9, Dustin Johnson (U.S.) and Sergio Garcia (Europe) were named the inaugural recipients of the Nicklaus-Jacklin Award presented by Aon.

Key Points: 
  • KOHLER, Wis., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Following the conclusion of the 43rd Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits, where the U.S. Ryder Cup Team won its second consecutive domestic Ryder Cup, 19-9, Dustin Johnson (U.S.) and Sergio Garcia (Europe) were named the inaugural recipients of the Nicklaus-Jacklin Award presented by Aon.
  • Johnson arrived at the Ryder Cup as the oldest player on the U.S.
  • The 37-year-old, playing in his fifth Ryder Cup, is the fifth player to go 5-0-0 in a single Ryder Cup, joining Arnold Palmer (1967), Gardner Dickinson (1967), Larry Nelson (1979) and Francesco Molinari (2018).
  • Our Official Partners for The 2020 Ryder Cup are Aon, BMW and Rolex.