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Sworn to Secrecy: Protecting Trade Secrets and Intellectual Property

Sworn to Secrecy: Protecting Trade Secrets and Intellectual Property

Given the key value of trade secrets, companies must evaluate their protection measures to mitigate theft and misappropriation risks.

 
Checks and Balances: Reevaluating the Role of External Audit

Checks and Balances: Reevaluating the Role of External Audit

Subpar work, conflicts of interest and recent corporate failures are prompting a reassessment of external audit’s role.

 
Diagnosis: Risk – The Product Liability Challenges of Diagnostic Health Tech

Diagnosis: Risk – The Product Liability Challenges of Diagnostic Health Tech

New digital health technology, especially in diagnostics, poses product liability questions.

 
Before Disaster Strikes: How to Prepare for Natural Catastrophes

Before Disaster Strikes: How to Prepare for Natural Catastrophes

A thorough disaster preparedness and response plan will help protect personnel, facilities and operations, and speed business recovery.

 
Getting Serious About ESG Risks

Getting Serious About ESG Risks

Investors are increasingly scrutinizing environmental, social and governance activity.

 
Avoiding Subcontractor Insurance Pitfalls

Avoiding Subcontractor Insurance Pitfalls

Overlooking subcontractor insurance agreements can expose contractors to costly risks.

 
Changing the Game: How Dynamic Risk Strategies Are Elevating Event Security

Changing the Game: How Dynamic Risk Strategies Are Elevating Event Security

With advanced technology and more mature risk management strategies, risk and event professionals are improving event security.

 
The Evolution of Parametric Insurance

The Evolution of Parametric Insurance

The insurance industry is creating new applications for index-based coverage.

 
Data Privacy Governance in the Age of GDPR

Data Privacy Governance in the Age of GDPR

With new data protection regulations, Canadian and U.S. companies must reassess how they process and safeguard personal information.

 
What Makes a Successful Risk Leader?

What Makes a Successful Risk Leader?

To be effective, risk leaders must hone critical skills—and mind top derailers.

 
Taking Action on Climate Change

Taking Action on Climate Change

As the potentially devastating impacts of climate change become clear, risk managers must assess the resulting risk exposures and ­opportunities for their companies.

 
High Risk on the High Seas

High Risk on the High Seas

Marine operators are using new technology tools to protect remote pipelines and oil rigs from threats.

 
Tailoring Bespoke Best Practices

Tailoring Bespoke Best Practices

Companies cannot just adopt one-size-fits-all approaches to risk management strategies and processes.

 
Can Blockchain Improve Insurance?

Can Blockchain Improve Insurance?

Applications of distributed ledger technology promise to help reduce fraud and better manage claims in the insurance industry.

 
The Calculus of Controversy

The Calculus of Controversy

Aiming to enhance reputation and galvanize consumers, more companies are publicly weighing in on hot-button issues.