Tag Archives: China

What’s in Store for China’s New Year?

Chinese year of horse

In China the Year of the Horse has now arrived, company business plans for 2014 are in place, the new government leadership’s high-level agenda is set for the next few years, and the first signs of spring are in the … Continue reading →

Chinese Migrants: Homeward Bound

Chinese crowds

As the Chinese Lunar Year of the Snake ends and the Year of the Horse begins, the first half of the world’s largest annual migration – an estimated 3.6 billion journeys over the holiday period – will draw to a … Continue reading →

Can Mandatory Environmental Insurance Resolve Pollution Problems in China and the Rest of the World?

World Environment Protection

Authority-driven incentives and enforcement are needed if we are to expect environmental insurers to bear the social responsibility of reducing pollution events in countries where pollution liability insurance is compulsory. Continue reading →

China: The Smog Thickens

Beijing Smog

Smog in China, and particularly in Beijing, has reached hazadrous levels. What is causing such dangerously high pollution in the country, and what could be done to try and reduce it? Continue reading →

Our Scariest Chinese Risk – Gridlock in the Chinese Capital

Scariest Risks

That the traffic in the capital of the world’s most populous nation is a nightmare is well-known to its inhabitants, and it is often ranked as the worst city in the world for traffic congestion. Continue reading →

Secrecy Around Kwok Brothers’ Arrest Raises D&O Challenges

The secrecy surrounding the arrest in Hong Kong of Raymond, Thomas, and Walter Kwok can cause challenges for the accused, advisers, witnesses, and D&O insurers. Continue reading →

RIMS Panel: The ABCs of the Asian Insurance Market

Soon 39% of the world economy will be in the Asia Pacific region. Roger Wilkinson, Willis International's Chairman & CEO-Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa provides an overview of the insurance marketplace and the trends and issues that are shaping it. Continue reading →

In China, the Year of the Dragon Begins…

The massive Chinese new year migration is one measure of the staggering growth of China’s economy over the last decade. Continue reading →

5 Financial News Stories You May Have Missed — And a Dodd-Frank Cheat Sheet

This week's financial news includes Dodd-Frank Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, China, SEC, Debt Swap and Greece Continue reading →

Beware of Sleeping Dogs in Hong Kong and Beyond

How long can you as a defendant director afford to do nothing if, after you are sued, the claimant does little or nothing to move its case against you forward? That is the question with which the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeals had to grapple in its recent judgment regarding the liquidated Wing Fai Construction Co. Ltd. Continue reading →