International

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.

 
Corruption Risk Down Under

Corruption Risk Down Under

Companies in Australia and New Zealand must be careful not to expose themselves to bribery and corruption.

 
Myanmar: What Investors Need to Know

Myanmar: What Investors Need to Know

With fewer sanctions on doing business there, the former-Burma is now commercially enticing — but challenges remain.

 
Unprepared Abroad

Unprepared Abroad

Almost a third of international business travelers are concerned for their safety when they jetset abroad.

 
Behind Russia’s Risk Curtain

Behind Russia’s Risk Curtain

Risk is the norm in Russia, but simple strategies and vibrant capital markets can help businesses navigate a volatile currency environment.

 
Latin America’s Corruption Fight

Latin America’s Corruption Fight

A region continues to combat corruption — and perception — as it attempts to attract foreign investors.

 
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.