International

Mini Meteorologists: How Satellite Technology Is Reducing Weather Risks

Mini Meteorologists: How Satellite Technology Is Reducing Weather Risks

Constellations of smaller, cheaper satellites promise better, more timely weather data for businesses across a range of industries.

 
Storm Surge: Lessons Learned from the 2018 Japan Floods

Storm Surge: Lessons Learned from the 2018 Japan Floods

After severe flooding in Japan this summer, experts are examining ways to prevent future tragedy.

 
The Rising Impact of Political Risk

The Rising Impact of Political Risk

As geopolitical tensions heat up, companies are increasingly forced to address a corresponding rise in their political risk exposure.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – November

Notepad: Risk in Review – November

A dire global warming prediction, a deadly earthquake strikes Indonesia, and more.

 
Insuring Against GDPR Liability

Insuring Against GDPR Liability

Will the European Union’s new data protection regulation impact the cyber insurance market?

 
Conducting Third-Party Compliance Training

Conducting Third-Party Compliance Training

Targeted training is essential to address corruption risks introduced by third parties.

 
GDPR and the Role of the Data Protection Officer

GDPR and the Role of the Data Protection Officer

Hiring a data protection officer is a key tenet of the GDPR, but what exactly does that entail?

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – October

Notepad: Risk in Review – October

Brazil’s museum fire, deadly floods in India, Nike’s controversial ad, and more.

 
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.