Tag Archives: political risk

Navigating the risks of a global insurance marketplace in transition

Cargo container ship in the water

Risk managers can no longer rely on the practice of simply purchasing low-cost worldwide non-admitted policies. Continue reading →

Political violence in 2018: A year of uncertainty

red flags on top of rocks by the ocean

The political violence landscape of 2018 could be best characterized as a year of frustrations and disappointments. National rivalries and disagreements, peppered with the liberal employment of sanctions and tariffs, have made the global compact appear even more unstable. And the rise in populist movements, the erosion of governance and the increasing activity of far-right extremism has probably not yet reached its peak. Continue reading →

Expansion has its challenges: Realizing the risks of China’s Belt and Road Initiative

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The cornerstone of Chinese foreign policy provides domestic businesses with an opportunity to expand into new territories and develop new products and services. But there are dangers lurking within the possibilities. It’s a maxim in the insurance industry that with … Continue reading →

Understand your Context to Mitigate Political and Security Risks

Fighting terrorism in North Africa

At a recent Alert:24 Risk Briefing in which I participated, risk professionals reflected on the measures that businesses should take to mitigate a variety of socio-economic, political and security risks, which permeate emerging markets. Such risk exposures have been highlighted … Continue reading →