Columns

Companies Not Reporting Risk

Companies Not Reporting Risk

Risk reporting remains the most difficult nonfinancial information to convey to corporate leadership.

 
No One Is Ready for Disaster

No One Is Ready for Disaster

Feel underprepared for hurricane season? Don’t worry — so does everyone else.

 
Cry, the Beloved Country

Cry, the Beloved Country

Why isn’t microinsurance taking off in Africa?

 
Hard Times, Soft Market

Hard Times, Soft Market

One of the only positives of the so-called “Great Recession”? A continued soft market.

 
Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

What do Van Halen, The Daily Show, the 49ers and Risk Management magazine have in common?

 
The Year of the Flood

The Year of the Flood

2010 has been a record year for floods. It also has been a record year for National Flood Insurance Program lapses.

 
Kidnap & Ransom Trends

Kidnap & Ransom Trends

The threat of kidnapping has never been greater for employees traveling abroad.

 
Russia’s Insurance Revolution

Russia’s Insurance Revolution

Russia remains an immature, nascent insurance market. But the times, they are a-changing.

 
Spilling the Blame

Spilling the Blame

The failure of BP’s fail-safe is an all-too-familiar saga about the ineffectiveness of a public watchdog.

 
Coverage for Theft of Third Party Property and Data

Coverage for Theft of Third Party Property and Data

In an era where so much third party data is entrusted to policyholders, insurance coverage against data theft is vital.

 
The End of the Free Market

The End of the Free Market

A review of Ian Bremmer’s new book, “The End of the Free Market: Who Wins the War Between States and Corporations?”

 
Insurance Coverage for Gulf Oil Spill Losses

Insurance Coverage for Gulf Oil Spill Losses

A look at the insurance coverages that will come into play in response to the largest oil spill in American history.

 
Below the Cloud, Under the Radar

Below the Cloud, Under the Radar

Gauging the risks and rewards of cloud computing.

 
Exporting the U.S. Lifestyle

Exporting the U.S. Lifestyle

Mitigating multinational health concerns.

 
Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem

Opportunities for internal audit.