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Property Captives on the Rise

Property Captives on the Rise

As companies look for new alternative transfer vehicles, property captives are becoming more popular.

 
BRIC Economies Lack Adequate Risk Management

BRIC Economies Lack Adequate Risk Management

Brazil, Russia, India and China are great places to do business. Just don’t expect much risk management help.

 
Making Banks Pay for Madoff’s Fraud

Making Banks Pay for Madoff’s Fraud

Those who were duped by Bernie Madoff are looking for recourse. And they are targeting banks.

 
Three Things to Know About Dodd-Frank

Three Things to Know About Dodd-Frank

Whistle-blowing, executive compensation and “say on pay” provisions will all affect D&O coverage.

 
Insurance Claims for Supply Chain Aftershocks of the Japanese Earthquake

Insurance Claims for Supply Chain Aftershocks of the Japanese Earthquake

In the aftermath of the disaster in Japan, many U.S. companies will suffer supply chain disruptions.

 
All Risk Is Local

All Risk Is Local

Wharton School risk management center director Howard Kunreuther discusses 2011’s top global risks.

 

Four Steps to Evaluate Absence Policies

With so many regulations and jurisdictions, keeping employee leave polices up to date is tough. Here’s how.

 
Dancing with Danger

Dancing with Danger

Music and dancing go hand-in-hand. But who is liable when concertgoers and bar patrons get injured?

 
A Superstorm in the Forecast

A Superstorm in the Forecast

Californians have long been awaiting the “Big One.” Perched precariously atop the volatile San Andreas Fault, the state has endured devastating earthquakes and inspired Hollywood […]

 
Mystery Meat

Mystery Meat

Why Taco Bell fights mystery meat accusations.

 
Tech Firms Show Optimism

Tech Firms Show Optimism

CFOs at leading technology firms expect revenue to increase this year.

 
Dodd-Frank: Past and Future

Dodd-Frank: Past and Future

The first six months of the Dodd-Frank Act have shown that complying with it demands changes across the enterprise.

 
Data Privacy Rules Around the World

Data Privacy Rules Around the World

Data privacy is pecoming an increasingly perilous threat as regulations become more prevalent and complex worldwide.

 
Storytellers in the Office

Storytellers in the Office

Telling the story of your company or brand elicits emotional responses and—in the long run—helps businesses succeed.

 
Steering Your Brain’s Creativity

Steering Your Brain’s Creativity

Reviewing Kevin P. Coyne and Shawn T. Coyne’s latest work.