[$$] The 25-ton vaults and airlocks that protect auction treasures
Posted on Nov 9, 2018 (5 days ago)
More than 300 items — including rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets — were stolen from Glasgow auction house McTear’s in a 2012 robbery. For an auction house and its clients, such incidents are the stuff of nightmares. Andrew Cheney, a former auctioneer who now works for Hiscox, the insurance company, notes how vulnerable auction houses are: “You are advertising very publicly all the goodies and rare treasure coming up for auction, and a long way in advance,” he says.
Research Report Identifies Cabot Microelectronics, Check Point Software Technologies, Aon plc, Acadia Healthcare, Advanced Micro Devices, and Nevsun Resources with Renewed Outlook — Fundamental Analysis, Calculating Forward Movement
Posted on Oct 30, 2018 (15 days ago)
NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2018 -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors,.
On a per-share basis, the London-based company said it had net income of 60 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and to account for discontinued operations, were $1.31 per share. The results ...
LONDON , Oct. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Third Quarter Key Metrics as Reported under U.S. GAAP (1) Total revenue was flat at $2.3 billion , including a decrease of $117 million , or 6%, related to the FASB's ...
Aon and Guidewire Launch Cyber Scenario for a U.S. Dam Attack
Posted on Oct 25, 2018 (20 days ago)
Aon plc (AON), a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement, and health solutions and Guidewire Software (GWRE), provider of the industry platform Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers rely upon, have launched a scenario for a hypothetical attack by hackers on a U.S. hydroelectric dam, which could impact both U.S. businesses and homeowners. There are over 90,000 dams in the U.S., providing irrigation, hydroelectric power, flood control, and recreation. In this scenario developed by Aon and Guidewire’s Cyence Risk Analytics team, part of Guidewire’s Analytics and Data Services unit, a hacker seeks to create significant disruption in the U.S. by opening the flood gates at a hydroelectric dam.
Aon Announces New Ventures Group and Appoints Chief Innovation Officer
Posted on Oct 18, 2018 (27 days ago)
LONDON, Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (AON), the leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, has announced that it is taking another significant step to realize the full potential of its Aon United growth strategy by establishing a New Ventures Group and assigning a team of proven senior leaders to further accelerate the creation of new sources of value for its clients. "Earlier this year we took a series of steps, including the creation of the Aon Operating Committee, the appointment of our new co-presidents and our transition to a single Aon brand," said Aon CEO, Greg Case. Case added, "With that growth foundation in place we are taking additional steps to further accelerate innovation that delivers new value to clients and expands the marketplace.