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Global Risks 2018

World Enters Critical Period of Intensified Risks in 2018

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The prospect of strong economic growth in 2018 presents leaders with a golden opportunity to address signs of severe weakness in many of the complex systems that underpin our world, such as…

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Risk Landscape 2018

Business interruption and cyber incidents dominate risk landscape

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They take aim at the backbone of the connected economy and, when they strike, can jeopardize the success, or even the existence, of companies of every size and sector. Business interruption (#1…

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Defective product risk

Product recall risks growing in size and number

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Samsung recalled 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 phones after users reported flames and explosions caused by overheating batteries (estimated cost: $5bn+). Automaker, Toyota issued a recall on over…

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Global Risk Map

Top Business Risks Around The World in 2017

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Companies worldwide are bracing themselves for a year of increased uncertainty, driven by growing concerns over political, legal and regulatory developments around the globe. That are the results…

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RiskMap 2017

A Year of Acute Uncertainty

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The central theme of the RiskMap 2017 is the challenge to globalisation and free trade and how businesses can adapt and thrive in these changing times. Donald Trump’s triumph in the United States…

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European Risk Management Survey

Risk managers are developing strategic role

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European risk managers are taking a more strategic role in their companies with increasing access to top management levels and the board. Against this background, they have a wider vision of the…

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World economy facing "Japanese-style" growth trap

World corporate risk reaches peak levels

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Since the international growth scenario announced by Coface last March, prospects have deteriorated slightly, and growth would appear to remain below 3% in 2016 for the 6th consecutive year.…

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Risk management strategies

Risk management overhaul needed

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This year’s AllianzGI RiskMonitor finds the risk management strategies employed by institutional investors need an urgent overhaul. Although two in five institutional investors admit the methods…

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2016 FM Global Resilience Index

Lower Oil Prices and Threat of Terrorism Impacting Global Supply Chain Resilience

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Supply chain resilience is vital to robust business performance. Threats to resilience—such as depressed oil prices, natural catastrophes and the spread of terrorism—are keeping financial…

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Geopolitical Threats

Political Risk Map 2016

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Attacks in 2015 have led to a renewed focus by world powers on combating terrorism. Of greatest concern is the Islamic State, which remains powerful in Iraq and Syria and is expanding its…