International

Building Resilience: Using Rating Systems to Mitigate Disaster Risk

Building Resilience: Using Rating Systems to Mitigate Disaster Risk

Resilience ratings can ensure that natural disasters have a low impact on critical building infrastructure.

 
The Insurance Impact of the Fort McMurray Wildfires

The Insurance Impact of the Fort McMurray Wildfires

Canada’s costliest natural disaster will have significant insurance implications.

 
Heading for Disaster

Heading for Disaster

Many middle-market companies are still unprepared to ensure business continuity in the wake of natural disasters.

 
Data Deluge: What the Panama Papers Mean for Business

Data Deluge: What the Panama Papers Mean for Business

The widespread corruption and third-party data security vulnerabilities revealed in the Panama Papers scandal demand attention now.

 
Captive Creativity

Captive Creativity

Many innovative companies are developing new strategic uses for their captives.

 
Human Rights and Corporate Wrongs

Human Rights and Corporate Wrongs

Companies are being held accountable for abusive practices in their supply chains.

 
Uncertainty Abounds After Brexit Vote

Uncertainty Abounds After Brexit Vote

The U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union will have a lasting effect on the global economy.

 
Mitigating Evolving Water Threats

Mitigating Evolving Water Threats

As climate change takes its toll, businesses must act to address flood and drought risks.

 
The Subjective Nature of Country Risk

The Subjective Nature of Country Risk

Determining if a partner is high risk requires more than just an assessment of location.

 
Emerging Risks for the Insurance Industry

Emerging Risks for the Insurance Industry

Swiss Re’s annual SONAR report points to the three risks likely to have the greatest potential impact on the insurance industry in the coming years.

 
Keeping Up with Emerging Risks

Keeping Up with Emerging Risks

Because of evolving risk complexity, forecasting critical business risks will become more difficult over the next three years.

 
Combating C-Suite Fraud

Combating C-Suite Fraud

A persistent minority of executives continues to justify corrupt activity to improve financial performance.

 
Tracking the Zika Pandemic

Tracking the Zika Pandemic

As the Zika virus outbreak spreads around the world, businesses must assess the risks and develop plans to keep their employees safe.

 
The Rise of Economic Nationalism

The Rise of Economic Nationalism

With developing nations pushing to reappropriate local assets, businesses face an increasingly unstable international investment climate.

 
Stormy Seas

Stormy Seas

As hurricane season approaches, the shipping industry must take steps to protect its operations and the rest of the supply chain.