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Engineering and construction projects

Defective product and quality control losses on the rise

Redaktion RiskNET

Large engineering and construction projects have changed beyond recognition in recent decades. Whether it is an airport, a power plant or a car manufacturing complex, sites are now much larger,…

Comment

Project risk management

Risks of international project insurance from a German perspective

Roland Gerds

The growing globalization with more than 200 countries worldwide and the steadily increasing participation of small and medium-sized enterprises requires that laws, guidelines and jurisdictions…

Interview

Cyber crime, cyber war and cyber terrorism

Increasing professionalisation of cyber criminals

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

Cyber attacks are increasing and becoming more sophisticated, costing companies billions. The range of risks is huge, covering everything from cyber crime to cyber war to cyber terrorism and…

News

Natural Catastrophe Preparedness

Master the Disaster

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

When natural disaster catches a company under-prepared, the chief financial officer is increasingly on the hot seat to break the bad financial news to shareholders and investors.

That according…

Study

Global Insolvency Outlook 2019

Closed monitoring of the political and policy-related risks

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

In 2018, global insolvencies confirmed their upward trend which started in 2017 after seven consecutive years of sizable declines. Indeed, the Global Insolvency Index of Euler Hermes which…

Study

Future Outlook and Emerging Risks

Artificial Intelligence will bring new benefits and risks

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

Artificial Intelligence (AI) refers to the ability of a computer program to think and learn like a human and its snowballing impact on society is undeniable. AI applications already pervade many…

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Natural disasters and man-made catastrophes

Global insured losses from disaster events in 2017 were the highest ever

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

Total global economic losses from natural and man-made disasters in 2017 were USD 337 billion, almost double the losses in 2016 and the second highest on record, the latest sigma study from the…

Study

Global Risks 2018

World Enters Critical Period of Intensified Risks in 2018

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

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…

Study

Risk Landscape 2018

Business interruption and cyber incidents dominate risk landscape

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

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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RiskNET Summit 2017

Future risk management

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

Cyber hazards, sabotage, data theft, FinTechs, separatist movements, economic and geopolitical risks. The range of risks for all industries – and particularly for the financial sector – is wide…