Tag Archives: Risk

Mercator & Tennant Risk

As many of you know, Tennant Risk Services (now MercatorPro) was acquired by Mercator Risk Services earlier this year. This importance of culture in this type of combination cannot be understated, and the culture of these two entities was very … Continue reading

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New York’s Assumption of Risk Doctrine Generally (But Not Always) Bars Personal Injury Claims For Adventure Sports Activities

I am in my final days in Costa Rica where I have been exploring rain forests, volcanos, and beaches. Some of the exploring is (just a little) risky.  Costa Rica is famous for its “environmental tourism” also called “adventure tourism”.  … Continue reading

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PRA statement on systemic risk buffers and Pillar 2A in stress test hurdle rates

On 12 July 2018, the PRA published a statement on systemic risk buffers (SRBs) and Pillar 2A in stress test hurdle races. The statement is only relevant to those firms that are subject to the CRD IV and the Capital … Continue reading

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NASAA backs FINRA proposal to further restrict high risk brokers

By John M. Jascob, J.D., LL.M. NASAA has offered broad support for a series of FINRA rule amendments that would place further restrictions on member firms that employ brokers with histories of significant misconduct. NASAA noted that high risk brokers … Continue reading

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Massachusetts “Red Flag” Law Permits Swift Action to Confiscate Weapons Based on a Risk of Injury

On July 3, 2018, Governor Baker signed a law permitting a court to order firearms and other weapons to be taken away from a licensed individual who “poses a risk of causing bodily injury to self or others” for any … Continue reading

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