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Risk in Context Blog

Timely blogs from our risk and insurance experts on the issues and trends that affect your business – and your bottom line.


Don’t Neglect Trade Credit Risks in a Time of Economic Uncertainty

Posted by Tim Smith 25 January 2017

In a struggling and uncertain global economy, companies should work to mitigate and transfer trade credit risks.

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Related to: Trade Credit

Emerging Technologies Could Pave Way for New Forms of Piracy

Posted by Stephen Harris 23 January 2017

Shipowners and operators should be aware of how pirates could use the internet of things and drone technology to their advantage.

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Related to: Marine , Cyber Risk

Deteriorating Cooperation is Leading to Increase in Political Risks

Posted by Julian Macey-Dare 16 January 2017

In a tough operating environment, companies should identify and assess the types of political risk events that could affect their business.

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Three Ways to Use The Global Risks Report 2017 in your Organisation

Posted by Brian C. Elowe 12 January 2017

Annual World Economic Forum report offers chance to highlight geopolitical, environmental, technological, and other risks facing your organisation.

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Related to: Corporate Governance

Considerations for UK Multinationals Investing in the US in 2017

Posted by 11 January 2017

Considerations for UK multinational companies already invested in the US or considering new ventures in the wake of the 2016 election.

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Related to: Political Risk

Election Elevated Cyber Privacy, Law, and Governance Issues that will Resonate in 2017

Posted by Tom Fuhrman 15 November 2016

Cyber-related privacy issues will become an even more pressing concern for businesses and government alike in the upcoming year.

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

Strategies for Minimising Your Natural Catastrophe Losses Pre-Event

Posted by Caroline Woolley 16 September 2016

Recent natural catastrophe events have once again highlighted the importance of making sure your company is prepared to recover from a disaster. We take a look at several steps you can take pre-event to minimise the impact on your business.

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Supply Chains Vulnerable Following Hanjin Administration

Posted by David Tate 16 September 2016

South Korean shipping company Hanjin has entered administration, and as the situation develops, it is clear supply chains could be vulnerable to disruption.

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Despite Turkey, Political Risk Insurance Remains a Buyer’s Market

Posted by Angela Duca 31 August 2016

Companies should consider multi-country policies to better mitigate unpredictable exposures.

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