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Laws governing sales and consumption of cannabis are a patchwork. This creates substantial legal liability exposures for growers and sellers.
For small to mid-sized businesses operating abroad, risks multiply fast and could become an existential threat.
The American Tort Reform Foundation identified a total of 15 jurisdictions where plaintiffs win big in liability lawsuits.
Food recall costs billions in waste and lost inventory. Experts say blockchain could reduce the losses by increasing transparency and making it easier to trace the source of contaminated food.
Climate change and volatile weather events are turning once-arable land into inhospitable environments for a number of crops.
California’s Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is pleased with what his department has achieved so far but encourages more carriers to enter the cannabis market.
Drug manufacturers face legal, regulatory and technology-related challenges every day.
Robot co-workers may bridge talent shortfalls and improve productivity, but only if manufacturers anticipate the risks.
AI has potential, but it comes with risks. Mitigating these risks helps insurers and insureds alike, enabling advances in almost every field.
The absence of international compatibility standards in automation is just one risk to consider in this new era of manufacturing.
Underwriters now use the Internet of Things to help determine whether their agriculture and supermarket clients have adequate processes in place.
Nationalistic policies aim to boost American wealth and prosperity, but they may do long-term economic damage.
Manufacturing’s return will require re-evaluating insurance programs, challenging underwriters to analyze new risks.
Collaborative robots, known as cobots, are rapidly expanding in the workforce due to their versatility and ability to work alongside humans.
Clinical trials conducted abroad are a necessity in life sciences, but the complex risks must be carefully managed.
More lenient FAA regulations allow drone pilots to launch new businesses in the U.S.
Think you’ve got a firm grasp of your clients’ cyber risk? Think again.
From fire risk to defective counterfeits, lithium-ion batteries present insurers and risk managers with a variety of property and liability challenges.
A look at the latest legal cases impacting the industry.
Biotechnology breakthroughs can provide great benefits to society, but the risks can’t be ignored.