Regulation

Checks and Balances: Reevaluating the Role of External Audit

Checks and Balances: Reevaluating the Role of External Audit

Subpar work, conflicts of interest and recent corporate failures are prompting a reassessment of external audit’s role.

 
Understanding the EU’s New Copyright Law

Understanding the EU’s New Copyright Law

Article 13 of the EU’s copyright directive has complex requirements for content providers.

 
Using Captives to Insure Against Political Risk

Using Captives to Insure Against Political Risk

As political risks increase worldwide, captives may provide an answer to key coverage questions.

 
Economic Factors Drive Top Risks

Economic Factors Drive Top Risks

Economic and geopolitical uncertainty marked top risks facing businesses this year, while risk readiness hit a 12-year low.

 
The Case for Uniform Data Breach Reporting

The Case for Uniform Data Breach Reporting

By creating clear terms, definitions and regulations on data breach reporting, the United States can gain greater insights on growing and changing cyber threats that companies face across industries.

 
Data Privacy Governance in the Age of GDPR

Data Privacy Governance in the Age of GDPR

With new data protection regulations, Canadian and U.S. companies must reassess how they process and safeguard personal information.

 
The Looming Long-Tail Risk of E-Cigarettes

The Looming Long-Tail Risk of E-Cigarettes

E-cigarette makers may be facing mass liability from long-term consumer health issues.

 
Is GDPR Compliance Paying Off?

Is GDPR Compliance Paying Off?

In its 2019 Data Privacy Benchmark Study, Cisco found a correlation between GDPR preparedness and the frequency and severity of data breaches.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – March 2019

Notepad: Risk in Review – March 2019

Spotlight on sex trafficking, a GDPR fine for Google, PG&E’s bankruptcy, and more.

 
Does Attorney-Client Privilege Extend to Penetration Testing?

Does Attorney-Client Privilege Extend to Penetration Testing?

Unaddressed cybersecurity vulnerabilities uncovered by pen testers could become the basis of legal action.

 
Predicting Risk Management Challenges in 2019

Predicting Risk Management Challenges in 2019

These five predictions can give risk professionals a sense of the hurdles they may face in the coming year.

 
The Top Business Risks for 2019

The Top Business Risks for 2019

In its new Risk Map 2019, Control Risks predicted the year’s top business risks.

 
Finding Coverage for GDPR Liabilities

Finding Coverage for GDPR Liabilities

Companies need to consider the application of liability insurance to cover certain losses and liabilities related to the EU’s GDPR.

 
Year in Risk 2018

Year in Risk 2018

By examining some of the most notable risk events of the past year, risk managers can better understand the challenges and opportunities on the horizon.

 
Global Regulation Landscape: Data Protection in 2018

Global Regulation Landscape: Data Protection in 2018

As threats to data privacy and security proliferate, authorities worldwide have been increasingly active, making it a banner year for data security regulation.