Monday, January 04, 2016

Developing Markets: The ABCs of Political Risk Insurance

A growing number of U.S. companies are expanding their operations into developing nations. But while the rewards can be significant, it can mean dealing with risks like including political instability that can hinder or harm normal business operations. That's where political risk insurance comes in.

In the first installment of an ongoing series of interviews with various U.S. federal agencies about their most critical business programs, we talk with John Moran, vice president of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) about political risk insurance.

But while some risks in business can have downsides such as rapidly shifting geopolitics, taking beneficial risks in the form of opportunities is part of every successful entrepreneur's DNA. In this newsletter we cover both opportunities and risk reduction across topics such as global markets, healthcare coverage, partnerships and patents.

Read more at: Businessusa

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