Category Archives: Latin America

Are sales incentive schemes really effective?

Now more than ever, companies are operating in a very competitive market. Therefore, sales and marketing strategies must adapt and evolve to become more specific and complex to help companies attain objectives; which in turn, are also becoming more detailed … Continue reading →

Devastating natural disasters continue to pummel Mexico. What does it mean and what’s next?

While Mexico is still counting the victims and assessing the damage from the last earthquake that struck the capital, estimated to be up to $10bn according to the USGS, we reflect on how the country is being hit left, right … Continue reading →

Chile, un país privilegiado: Energías renovables

Si bien, hace algunos años Chile tenía serios problemas en materia energética, siendo el año 2008 el más crítico cuando se vio afectado por las restricciones del gas natural que venía desde Argentina, los altos precios de los hidrocarburos y … Continue reading →

Transportation risks in Latin America focus on competition and suppliers

The persistent weakness in the Latin American economy is fueling concerns about 3rd-party risk and emerging competition. Continue reading →

Scariest Risks of 2016

As Halloween nears, people’s thoughts inevitably turn to ghoulies and ghosties, and long-leggedy beasties, and things that go bump in the night. At the Wire we take this opportunity to reflect on the scariest risks our clients faced this year.  … Continue reading →

Manteniendo la “H” en softwares de RRHH para grandes ganancias en el lugar de trabajo

La tecnología puede ser increíble – tan increíble que a veces es fácil olvidar para qué la usamos en primer lugar. Continue reading →

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 →

Threats and Opportunities of Demographic Change: Brazil

2015 Population of Brazil

In the last 10 years, Brazil's finance industry has provided more “formal employment” than has mining and infrastructure, typically Latin America’s key industries. Continue reading →

Are There Smarter Ways for Latin American Mining Companies to Save Money?

Latin American mines

Could Latin American mining companies save money by adopting more sophisticated risk management strategies? Continue reading →

As Olympics Approach, Insurance Market Offers “Gold Medal” Protection

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More than 10,500 athletes from 205 countries will come together in the biggest sporting event on the planet when the world’s attention turns back to Brazil for the Olympics in 2016. Continue reading →