Tag Archives: emerging markets

How Will India’s New Companies Act Affect Directors?

Bangalore skyline

India is one of those countries we as D&O practitioners come across regularly when analysing the need for local policies on behalf of our international and global clients. Received wisdom has it that local policies are generally needed in India … Continue reading →

Will Asia Overtake the West in Captives?

Asia map

Globalisation brings more and more transparency, particularly in the fast moving risk management arena. The use of captives has, until now, been the domain of Western corporations. But now Asia wants to catch up. Continue reading →

Bangladesh Tragedies: Beyond Reputational Risk

Reuters: Bangladesh Garment Factory Disaster - rescue efforts

The series of tragic events over the past 6 months in the troubled Bangladeshi garment industry truly highlight the need for a thoughtful evaluation of brand risk, public relations strategy, corporate disaster / crisis management planning and flat-out business ethics … Continue reading →

Food Security: Reaping the Benefits of Agri-Insurance


There is no doubt that agricultural insurance is big business. A recent report from Swiss Re estimates that global agricultural premiums in 2011 were USD 23.5 billion. To put this into perspective, airline premiums in the same year totalled around … Continue reading →

Prepare for the Next Emerging Markets

If the first round of massive and rapid globalization produced four juggernauts of economic development that most companies were desperate to tap into and at times struggled to manage, shouldn’t more attention be paid NOW to round two? Continue reading →

Emerging Global Risk of 2013: Missing out on BRICS 2

Emerging Risks

The emerging risk for global business in 2013 is the risk of missing out on the next emerging markets. Continue reading →

The “Dream” of Air Travel

Boeing 787

The delivery of the first Boeing 787 to All Nippon Airways makes this week a good time to reflect on how the aviation industry has and continues to develop. Continue reading →