International

Timehop Provides GDPR Compliance Test Case

Timehop Provides GDPR Compliance Test Case

In July, a U.S. company became one of the first to disclose a data breach under new EU rules.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Wildfires Burn Throughout California In August, the Mendocino Complex fire in Northern California became the largest wildfire in the state’s history. By Aug. 12, it […]

 
Preparedness and Continuity Planning for Monsoon Risks

Preparedness and Continuity Planning for Monsoon Risks

Planning business operations around monsoon season can help prevent infrastructure damage, personal injuries, business continuity disruptions, and shorten recovery periods.

 
Fire Traps

Fire Traps

Amid a global boom in high-rise construction, thousands of buildings still lack adequate fire protection, creating elevated property and safety risks.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – July/August

Notepad: Risk in Review – July/August

Banning plastic straws, South Korea’s new workweek, digital privacy laws, and more.

 
The Business Impact of Trump Tariffs

The Business Impact of Trump Tariffs

Risk managers must assess the potential supply chain impact of new U.S. trade policies, including import tariffs on steel and aluminum.

 
Exporting Risk

Exporting Risk

Export transactions require careful monitoring and due diligence to ensure compliance with federal law.

 
Facebook Scandal Raises Data Privacy Concerns

Facebook Scandal Raises Data Privacy Concerns

The Facebook/Cambridge Analytica case offers lessons on the shifting data privacy landscape.

 
5 Data Privacy Rights Introduced by GDPR

5 Data Privacy Rights Introduced by GDPR

The EU’s new data protection law requires an understanding of newly codified privacy rights.

 
Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Mitigation Gaps

Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Mitigation Gaps

In the face of increasingly complex supply chains, companies largely lack mature processes to monitor and mitigate procurement problems.

 
The Risks of High-Tech Trash

The Risks of High-Tech Trash

As technology use grows ­throughout the world, companies are ­increasingly at risk for costly ­penalties over their handling of ­electronic waste.

 
Ensuring Effective Sanctions Compliance

Ensuring Effective Sanctions Compliance

To effectively manage sanction risks, companies need to follow these key best practices.

 
6 Steps to GDPR Implementation

6 Steps to GDPR Implementation

Compliance with the EU’s new data protection law requires careful planning.

 
Will Bitcoin Turn Business on Its Head?

Will Bitcoin Turn Business on Its Head?

As the buzz around cryptocurrency intensifies, companies will need to carefully consider whether it will change how they do business.

 
The Rising Tide of ­Maritime Shipping Risks

The Rising Tide of ­Maritime Shipping Risks

New technology and increased global trade have led to new risks for the shipping industry.