Political Risk

Hard Market on the Horizon

Hard Market on the Horizon

A costly year for man-made and natural catastrophe losses, coupled with other complex risks, may result in a substantial hardening of insurance rates and terms into 2018 and beyond.

 
Is Environmental Regulation Dead?

Is Environmental Regulation Dead?

Even in the current political climate, environmental laws and regulations may not necessarily be relics of the past.

 
The Strengths and Weaknesses of Country Risk Maps

The Strengths and Weaknesses of Country Risk Maps

While country risk maps can be used as the basis for a number of important decisions, the way they are created can reveal flaws.

 
Preparing for Brexit

Preparing for Brexit

As the United Kingdom begins the process of leaving the European Union, organizations must consider the impact on their operations.

 
Insuring Against Terrorism

Insuring Against Terrorism

A shifting and intensifying political risk landscape has increased the challenge of finding the right terrorism coverage.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – June

Notepad: Risk in Review – June

Hacking the French election, a unicorn fight, a reputation crisis at United Airlines and more.

 
Risk Uprising: Navigating Today’s Political Turmoil

Risk Uprising: Navigating Today’s Political Turmoil

Brexit, Donald Trump’s election and other dramatic developments have moved political risks to the top of many corporate agendas.

 
Traveling with Uncertainty

Traveling with Uncertainty

Managing the fallout from Trump’s travel ban.

 
Accountability Abroad

Accountability Abroad

A new focus by international prosecutors aims to hold more companies and executives responsible for human rights violations in the developing world.

 
Donald Trump: Tweeter in Chief

Donald Trump: Tweeter in Chief

Facing the wrath of a social media president.

 
Terror Tech

Terror Tech

From defense contractors to tech startups, a number of companies are creating new technology to deploy in the ongoing fight against terrorism.

 
Risk Management Issues on the Ballot

Risk Management Issues on the Ballot

The outcome of this year’s elections will have implications for key risk management issues.

 
Risk U: Helping Colleges and Universities Identify Their Unique Risks

Risk U: Helping Colleges and Universities Identify Their Unique Risks

With all the risks of a small city, institutions of higher education pose real risk assessment challenges, demanding a solid framework.

 
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.

 
Political Statements Send a Costly Message

Political Statements Send a Costly Message

What happens when artists cancel shows in protest against North Carolina’s “bathroom law?”