International

Fighting Corruption in Brazil

Fighting Corruption in Brazil

As Brazil prepares to host the World Cup in 2014 and the Summer Olympics in 2016, the government has passed a new law designed to curtail corruption in the country.

 
Worldwide Workforce: Labor Challenges in Emerging Market Energy Projects

Worldwide Workforce: Labor Challenges in Emerging Market Energy Projects

As energy companies increasingly look to emerging market expansion, they will face a host of labor market challenges.

 
Brazil’s Insurance Boom

Brazil’s Insurance Boom

Brazil’s rapid economic growth has increased the demand for insurance and created new compliance concerns.

 
Global Expansion and the Need for an Effective Distribution Channel Strategy

Global Expansion and the Need for an Effective Distribution Channel Strategy

As energy companies increasingly look to emerging market expansion, they will face a host of labor market challenges.

 
Working in a No-Vacation Nation

Working in a No-Vacation Nation

Of the world’s richest countries, the United States is the only one not to guarantee its workers paid vacation.

 
Train Robberies Rising in Mexico

Train Robberies Rising in Mexico

Thieves are turning to Mexican railroad cars for quick and valuable loot.

 
A World of Supply Chain Risks

A World of Supply Chain Risks

As the business world becomes more interconnected, supply chain issues escalate.

 
Capitalizing on the FATCA Deadline Delay

Capitalizing on the FATCA Deadline Delay

Failure to comply with new regulations will be costly.

 
Full of Holes

Full of Holes

With the euro zone in turmoil, will those engaged in this grand experiment pull together or will a Greek exit splinter the union? And what does it all mean for companies in the United States?

 
The Case for Surety Bonds in Europe

The Case for Surety Bonds in Europe

As the EU debt crisis continues and banks feel the Basel III capital squeeze, surety may become more attractive.

 
Corruption Risk Down Under

Corruption Risk Down Under

Companies in Australia and New Zealand must be careful not to expose themselves to bribery and corruption.

 
Myanmar: What Investors Need to Know

Myanmar: What Investors Need to Know

With fewer sanctions on doing business there, the former-Burma is now commercially enticing — but challenges remain.

 
Unprepared Abroad

Unprepared Abroad

Almost a third of international business travelers are concerned for their safety when they jetset abroad.

 
Behind Russia’s Risk Curtain

Behind Russia’s Risk Curtain

Risk is the norm in Russia, but simple strategies and vibrant capital markets can help businesses navigate a volatile currency environment.

 
Latin America’s Corruption Fight

Latin America’s Corruption Fight

A region continues to combat corruption — and perception — as it attempts to attract foreign investors.