International

Improving Global Supply Chain Sustainability

Improving Global Supply Chain Sustainability

The Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh has spurred safety reforms in the apparel industry.

 
Using Cat Bonds for Climate Change Risks

Using Cat Bonds for Climate Change Risks

African nations are turning to cat bonds as an alternative way to adapt to climate change.

 
Protecting Students Abroad from Ebola

Protecting Students Abroad from Ebola

As Ebola spreads throughout West Africa, vigilance and contingency planning are critical.

 
Attacks Risk Energy Growth in Colombia

Attacks Risk Energy Growth in Colombia

Guerrilla attacks on oil pipelines threaten the growing energy sector in Colombia.

 
Money Laundering and Terrorism

Money Laundering and Terrorism

The Basel AML assessment ranks countries’ money laundering and terrorism financing risk.

 
European Regulation Strengthens IP Protection

European Regulation Strengthens IP Protection

A new EU law makes it easier for companies to seize and destroy counterfeit products.

 
Going Global, Growing Risk

Going Global, Growing Risk

Businesses expect to increase overseas activity but many are unprepared for the additional risks of operating on a global scale.

 
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.