International

Brazil’s Carnival of Cargo Theft

Brazil’s Carnival of Cargo Theft

The value of stolen goods continues to grow in the world’s sixth largest economy.

 
The Rise of Chinese Corporations

The Rise of Chinese Corporations

Generally lost amid the hand-wringing about how China may affect on the West is the perspective of Chinese companies themselves.

 
Risk Management’s 8th Annual Captive Domicile Review

Risk Management’s 8th Annual Captive Domicile Review

CICA President Dennis Harwick shares his views on the current trends in the captive market.

 
The Political Risks of Doing Business Overseas

The Political Risks of Doing Business Overseas

There is plenty of profit to be made in emerging markets for companies that prove able to navigate the political risk.

 
Have Meeting, Won’t Travel

Have Meeting, Won’t Travel

Nearly half of worker would refuse to go on a business trip to a dangerous location unless their employer provided them with emergency medical services.

 
The Political Risks of Mining

The Political Risks of Mining

In emerging nations like Mongolia, Zimbabwe and Chile, digging for resources can be digging for trouble.

 
The World Economic Follies

The World Economic Follies

Each year, the world’s elite economic minds gather in Davos. But is it the right group to ask about risk?

 
The Economy Mirrors the Construction Sector

The Economy Mirrors the Construction Sector

As the economy goes, so does the construction industry.

 
Improving Supply Chain Resiliency in China and Beyond

Improving Supply Chain Resiliency in China and Beyond

Avoiding the consequences of a supply chain disruption.

 
Europe’s Cargo Theft Troubles

Europe’s Cargo Theft Troubles

Violent attacks on cargo delivery vehicles in Europe represent a frightening and expensive trend

 
The Growing Pirate Threat in the Gulf of Guinea

The Growing Pirate Threat in the Gulf of Guinea

The dangers of Somali pirates are well known. But risk also swirls in the waters on the other side of Africa.

 
In the Wake of the Quake: A Supply Chain Unlinked

In the Wake of the Quake: A Supply Chain Unlinked

The quake disrupted supply chains globally, calling into question whether the savings of just-in-time manufacturing are worth the risk.

 
In the Wake of the Quake: Building Code Lessons

In the Wake of the Quake: Building Code Lessons

Countless lives were saved by Japan’s stringent building codes, which are based on lessons of its past disasters. Can others learn from this?

 
In the Wake of the Quake: Rethinking Nuclear Safety

In the Wake of the Quake: Rethinking Nuclear Safety

The Fukushima Daiichi crisis was triggered by an unprecedented chain of events but may still cause the world to spurn nuclear energy.

 
BRIC Economies Lack Adequate Risk Management

BRIC Economies Lack Adequate Risk Management

Brazil, Russia, India and China are great places to do business. Just don’t expect much risk management help.