Tag Archives: piracy

Risky business? Managing IP and piracy threats in Latin American TMT


Regulation and legal risks are the most pressing concerns for Latin America’s technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) businesses. In research for Willis Towers Watson’s TMT Risk Index 2016, the three greatest risks all fall within the megatrend of regulation and … Continue reading →

Content Protection and Digital Piracy – How Can You Protect Your Content?


Media Companies and Risk The internet has revolutionised the way the world is consuming content. Media companies have benefitted from increased access to worldwide audiences through multiple platforms; however, with online piracy rife throughout the world, these companies are having … Continue reading →

Maritime Piracy Increases in Southeast Asia; Improves Off of Africa

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Most ship owners have benefited from reduced insurance premiums due to the gradual reduction in global marine piracy in the past few years, but a recent uptick of serious threats in Southeast Asia could prompt a reversal of those fortunes. … Continue reading →

Consider Emerging Market Supply Chain Risks in Mining

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Developing natural resources in emerging markets can be rewarding, but it requires an in-depth assessment of the associated risks alongside robust supply chain management. Continue reading →

Rising Security Threats in Nigeria

Men carrying straw in Mali

Nigeria, the oil-rich West African nation headed by President Goodluck Jonathan, appears to be experiencing a broadening of security concerns – demonstrated by a string of recent kidnappings. Continue reading →

The Future of Piracy in a New Somalia

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As Somalia stumbles through its most significant political transition since the fall of the Siad Barre regime, there are signs that the country’s most lucrative industry is also going through profound changes. The success rate of piracy halved from 2010 … Continue reading →

Piracy in South East Asia

There are some marked differences in tactics between pirates operating off the coast of Somalia and in the area around Indonesia and the South China Sea, our kidnap and ransom expert told me. Continue reading →