Articles by Neil Hodge

Risk Uprising: Navigating Today’s Political Turmoil

Risk Uprising: Navigating Today’s Political Turmoil

Brexit, Donald Trump’s election and other dramatic developments have moved political risk challenges to the top of many corporate agendas.

 
Why Do M&As Fail?

Why Do M&As Fail?

Mergers and acquisitions are a popular strategy for growth, but many pitfalls await the unwary.

 
Accountability Abroad

Accountability Abroad

A new focus by international prosecutors aims to hold more companies and executives responsible for human rights violations in the developing world.

 
The Enemy Within: How Employee Loyalty—Or Lack Thereof—Creates Risk

The Enemy Within: How Employee Loyalty—Or Lack Thereof—Creates Risk

To mitigate the costly damage that can stem from disaffected or disgruntled workers, employers must examine how to cultivate employee loyalty.

 
Human Rights and Corporate Wrongs

Human Rights and Corporate Wrongs

Companies are being held accountable for abusive practices in their supply chains.

 
Uncertainty Abounds After Brexit Vote

Uncertainty Abounds After Brexit Vote

The U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union will have a lasting effect on the global economy.

 
The Fraud and Compliance Disconnect

The Fraud and Compliance Disconnect

Fraud is often acknowledged as a major problem, but research and experience show few organizations actually do anything about it.

 
Gauging Corporate Human Rights Performance

Gauging Corporate Human Rights Performance

A new benchmark aims to highlight the human rights records of businesses worldwide.

 
Overstepping Their Authority

Overstepping Their Authority

As regulatory actions increase, organizations are finding that regulators can be overzealous in their pursuit of justice.

 
The EU-US Data Privacy Bridge Takes Shape

The EU-US Data Privacy Bridge Takes Shape

In the midst of trans-Atlantic controversies about data protection, a group of privacy experts is attempting to iron out the differences between data protection standards in the United States and the European Union.

 
Mother Nature’s Red Tape

Mother Nature’s Red Tape

Inconsistent environmental liability regulations can create confusion for international businesses.