Global Construction: International Opportunities, Local Risks - Building a Multinational Insurance Program for Contractors
In today’s global marketplace, more construction companies are seeking growth opportunities in foreign countries. International projects may provide attractive alternatives, particularly when local markets slow down, and developing markets have experienced remarkable growth in infrastructure and building. China has been on a decades-long building spree, and Middle Eastern nations continue to invest in massive developments. Cross-border construction activity among developed countries, particularly European nations and Japan, remains robust. For construction companies that are considering or already involved in projects in foreign countries, however, it’s important to remember that while the opportunities may be international, the risks are often local. That presents a number of challenges when it comes to assembling an insurance program that provides consistent coverage and services across national borders. Read the report.
Identifying Challenges and Solutions for Multinational Environmental Impairment Insurance Programmes
In recent years, the legal frameworks for environmental protection have been strengthened in many countries, including the US, EU, Australia, China, India and Brazil. This new report by ACE and Clyde & Co analyses the liability implications of these changes for multinational companies and provides a checklist of questions that they should ask when developing a multinational environmental impairment insurance programme. Read the report.
M&A Risk Management: Collateral Liabilities and Solutions
This report discusses how to address collateral responsibilities from an efficient risk transfer standpoint and highlights factors potential purchasers may need to address. Read the report.
ACE Podcast Series: How Commercial Business & Property Owners Can Best Prepare for Hurricanes
Hurricanes can be extremely destructive -- the combination of storm surge, high winds and heavy rain poses serious threats, including property damage, disruption of business operations, and personal injuries and loss of life. ACE’s hurricane podcast series stresses the need for pre-planning and preparation. Listen to the podcasts.
M&A Risk Management: Global Environmental Liability
This paper discusses M&A global environmental liability trends in the context of the exposures they create as well as ways to effectively manage and transfer these risks. Read the paper.
Cloud Computing: Is Your Company Weighing Both Benefits & Risks?
Cloud computing is a landscape-altering technology that is enjoying increasing rates of adoption — often implemented, however, without taking sufficient risk
management precautions. While there are numerous advantages to adopting the cloud, there are also abundant risks, and having a comprehensive risk management plan in place is critical. Read the report.
Europe's Latin American Dance
European companies perceive the region’s long-term economic prospects as bright despite recent economic slowdown. But they must manage many regulatory and political risks, and develop local relationships in order to optimise their opportunities. Read the article.