- Kidnap and ransom: Is the risk so remote? Ralph, Joann // Directors & Boards;2008 1st Quarter, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p49
The article discusses the importance of kidnap, ransom and extortion coverage (K&R insurance) for corporations in the increasing abduction rate. Corporations should establish the K&R insurance to protect their employees and properties against the possible damage created by the crime. The...
- Policy plugs a gap. Cashin, John // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition;Dec98, Vol. 99 Issue 8, p77
Discusses various aspects of trade disruption insurance. Changes in international trade that created the need for comprehensive trade disruption insurance; Multinational corporations as clients for insurance companies that sell trade disruption insurance.
- Managing an Overseas Supply Chain. Farber, Jon // Risk Management (00355593);Dec2008, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p56
The article discusses aspects associated with the risk management issues contained in the use of foreign suppliers and supply chains. A number of measures that make for efficient supply chain functions are proposed and include obtaining a thorough knowledge of a company track record for...
- Employers have ultimate liability when their workers are kidnapped. Hofmann, Mark A. // Business Insurance;8/2/2010, Vol. 44 Issue 31, p17
The article offers suggestions for U.S.-based multinational companies on how to prevent and deal with the risk of employee kidnapping in other countries. One is to determine which countries present threats and which specific regions are dangerous. Another is to establish crisis plans and travel...
- Kidnap, ransom, security and insurance gain importance in today's business world. Durand, Augusto // Caribbean Business;3/30/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 12, pS29
The article reports that kidnapping, ransom, security and insurance are gaining importance in the business world. Large multinational corporations with operations in areas with high incidence of kidnapping provide kidnapping and ransom training for their employees and families in their...
- Kidnap sparks interest in ransom policies. Harman, Liz // San Diego Business Journal;8/26/96, Vol. 17 Issue 35, p1
Reports on the increase in inquiries for kidnapping and ransom insurance in California. Kidnaping of a Sanyo executive in Mexico; Calls from all over the United States; Holding of seminars on security issues.
- HOStaGe SituATiON. Bowers, Barbara // Best's Review;Mar2001, Vol. 101 Issue 11, p70
Reveals the impact of an increase in the number of kidnappings for ransom on the insurance industry. Policies sold by insurance companies to protect executives who travel to high-risk countries; Average ransom payments; Outcome of kidnappings based on 1996-1999 data; Confidentiality cloaking...
- CHECK THE FINE PRINT. // Inc.;Dec2001, Vol. 23 Issue 16, p113
Discusses the importance of knowing the coverage of one's business insurance. Experience of John Keeley, chief executive officer at Martin Progressive following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack; Information on the online report posted by Inc.com online which focused on the common...
- If Disaster Strikes, Can Your Business Rise from the Ashes? Schmidt, Neal // IT Professional;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p57
Discusses the importance of business insurance in case of a business or financial disaster. Insurers' bases for determining base premiums; Technologies available to prevent business disasters. INSET: Take Technology Theft Seriously..