International

Understanding Political Risk Coverage

Understanding Political Risk Coverage

Whether you already have a political risk insurance policy, are facing renewal or are considering purchasing a policy for the first time, a careful review of policy terms will be worthwhile.

 
Avoiding a World Cup Red Card

Avoiding a World Cup Red Card

With soccer’s biggest event kicking off in Brazil this month, protecting and insuring the massive influx of fans has become a priority.

 
Political Risk and the Supply Chain

Political Risk and the Supply Chain

Much like a major storm or natural disaster, political unrest can wreak havoc on international supply chains.

 
Wal-Mart Challenges China on Food Safety

Wal-Mart Challenges China on Food Safety

After $10 million in fines, the world’s biggest retailer is taking a stand on food safety regulations in China.

 
Closing Gaps in Global Property Insurance

Closing Gaps in Global Property Insurance

Many factors can be overlooked when trying to reconcile master and foreign insurance policies.

 
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.