Financial crises: The Perils of Pauline


Wars and financial crises are the two big threats most capable of wiping out economic growth, according to Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, Financial Times


2018: the year of political risk


Geopolitical and economic uncertainty is fuelling the growing uptake of political risk covers. By taking a more proactive, analytic approach, corporations can elevate this coverage from a risk transfer transaction into a strategic tool. By Antony Ireland


Political risk rises on Indonesian election eve


Indonesia’s local polls on 27 June will command little international media heed, but will have significant implications for foreign business, risk consultancy Steve Vickers and Associates (SVA) has warned

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Infrastructure in Asia – forging ahead, breaking new ground


In this exclusive piece, Risk Insight Consulting principal consultant, Gareth Byatt, looks at infrastructure work being planned and undertaken across the Asia-Pacific region and considers how risk management plays an important part in achieving good infrastructure project outcomes

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Global political tensions lead to increased terror risk in Asia


Islamic State poses a sustained threat to Singapore and Southeast Asia, while a number of war zones globally are serving as incubators for terrorism in the region

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Social media meltdown: how to respond to a crisis


Reputational risk has been sharpened by social media, making crisis response even more vital. StrategicRISK European editor, David Benyon, reports

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WTO chief issues trade risk warning


Comments echo WEF report which also warned risk managers that weakened political commitment to globalisation could cripple global supply chains and reduce economic activity


Geopolitical storms signal new norm for risk managers


Risk managers could be facing at least 5-10 years of geopolitical instability so it is time to adjust to this ’new norm’, says PARIMA chairman Franck Baron

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Business interruption tops Allianz risk ranking 2018


Cyber incidents and new technologies closely followed business interruption in the key markets of Japan, China and Australia


Geo-political and cyber top risks in 2018


Risk managers are facing geo-political fragility that has the potential to trigger shockwaves to global stability and business confidence, says Control Risks


Risk survey: Troubles in a time of uncertainty


Less traditional concerns are grabbing risk managers’ attention, our 2017 Australia risk management survey suggests

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Firms warned of potential risks as North Korean tensions rise

2017-08-14T02:35:00+01:00By Trevor Treharne

Asian firms urged to prepare for the implications of military attacks as uncertainty continues to grow around the actions of the hermit state.

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North Korea: Business in the time of missiles


Under-prepared, over sensitive or business as usual?