International

Going Beyond the Headlines with Global Risk Management

Going Beyond the Headlines with Global Risk Management

Despite an ongoing economic recovery in the United States and around the world, countries like Brazil, Thailand and Kenya are experiencing heightened levels of risk

 
The Insurance Industry Responds to Climate Change Risk

The Insurance Industry Responds to Climate Change Risk

For insurers, the climate change debate is quickly becoming irrelevant as potentially catastrophic threats demand taking the subject very seriously.

 
Overstepping Their Authority

Overstepping Their Authority

As regulatory actions increase, organizations are finding that regulators can be overzealous in their pursuit of justice.

 
Kidnap and Ransom in the Wake of ISIS

Kidnap and Ransom in the Wake of ISIS

The brutal actions of ISIS terrorists only scratch the surface of today’s kidnapping risk.

 
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.