Risk Management: Supply Chain Risk

BUILDING IN RESILIENCE   By Karen Kroll   Creating a flexible, robust supply chain is key to reducing the likelihood and potential impact of disruptions.   Effectively managing supply chain risk, while always important, is becoming increasingly critical. Companies are ...

Risk Management: Emerging Markets Risks

SEEKING CONSISTENCY   By Paula Green   Multinationals struggle to manage business risks—such as political, reputational and tax risks—and insurance issues, as they expand their emerging markets footprint. And some of those risks are on the rise.   Ace Hardware ...

Risk Management: Executive Liability

MOUNTING PERILS   By Al Modugno   Global executive risks are mushrooming in the midst of charges around Libor rate fixing and an explosion of M&A legal suits.   The Libor scandal involving rate-rigging has triggered widespread investigations of major ...

Risk Management: Crisis Containment

AUTOMATIC RESPONSE   By Paula Green   Recent natural disasters have shown that in times of crisis, having a robust crisis management plan that kicks in automatically—and a team to implement it—can make all the difference when it comes to ...

Risk: Environmental Liability Insurance

THE POLLUTER PAYS   By Dave Lenckus   As regulators strengthen legislation, pollution insurance is ever-more essential.   Many global companies still see pollution regulation as more bark than bite. But many of the world’s major economies are toughening their ...

Awards: Risk Management Providers 2012

RISKY BUSINESS   By Alfred Modugno   Global Finance presents the winners of its Best Global Risk Management Providers 2012 Awards, incorporating our Best Global Insurers and Best Derivatives Providers Awards.   There is no question the world has become ...

Risk Management: Property Insurance

STUMBLING OFF THE BLOCKS   By Dave Lenckus   Investors are piling into rapidly growing markets such as Brazil and Argentina. Financing risk in such markets can be fraught with difficulty, but insurance options are available.   Economic data shows ...

Shining a Light on Insurers

MILESTONES: GLOBAL   By Joel Kranc   In the wake of the Great Recession, the G20 nations tasked themselves with creating stronger regulatory guidelines for the banking sector that would, hopefully, prevent future meltdowns like the one seen in 2007-2008. Part ...

Global Risk Management Providers 2012: Winners' Circle

STAYING NIMBLE   By Kathryn Tully   Of Global Finance ’s derivatives exchange awards, IntercontinentalExchange has won the achievement award four times out of five, while NYSE Euronext, the European Climate Exchange, Eurex and the Chicago Board Options Exchange have ...

Risk Management: Business Continuity

EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED   By Paula Green   Recent natural disasters in Japan and Thailand highlight the need for companies to insure against business interruption.   Photo Credits: RUCHOS / SHUTTERSTOCK.COM About the only sure thing risk managers and their insurers ...

Risk Management: Political Risk

KEEPING RISK IN CHECK   By Paula Green   Political risk insurance is of increasing interest as unstable geopolitical conditions affect corporate operations.   Expect the unexpected. That is what corporate risk officers worldwide have taken away from the unforeseen ...

Risk Management: Cyber Risk

COVER UP   By Paula Green   Insuring against cyber risks is stoking the imaginations of insurance companies as the risks to multinationals expand. However, companies should check what policies cover them for.   Cyber risks are increasingly edging their ...