May 29, 2015
May 20th, 2015 - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged an Australian mining company, BHP Biliton, for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) charges arising from the company’s sponsorship of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
The allegations involved the hospitality program that the company hosted and offered to approximately 650 people worldwide, most of whom were not government officials. Although there was no...
May 27, 2015
Recent headlines have been alarming for mining companies and for investors, especially since many kidnapping incidents are unreported. For every kidnapping incident you see reported in the press, there are several more that follow and are unreported.
So far, in 2015 there have already been kidnapping incidents that have affected the Torex Gold Resources (TSX: TGX) and Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) in Mexico’s Guerrero state, and Pan African...
May 19, 2015
According to the new 2015 Global Threat Intelligence Report, most cyber-attacks will happen midweek and drops during the weekends and holidays. The group report analyzes data from over six billion attacks recorded worldwide in 2014, focusing on corporate risk and evaluation of risk exposure requiring security transformation.As a result of the report, some key findings include:Organizational security infrastructures consistently detected...
March 18, 2015
EPL, employment practices liability, is an insurance policy that covers wrongful acts arising from the employment process – in other words ‘HR malpractice’ insurance. The most common types of claims covered under this policy include wrongful termination, discrimination, and sexual harassment. The intent of the policy is protecting corporations when they have mistakenly violated any employment laws.
According to a recent survey...
December 04, 2013
Burnaby, BC, December 3, 2013 – Hub International Limited, a leading global insurance brokerage, is pleased to announce that Tina Osen, Chief Executive Officer, Hub International Insurance Brokers, Greater Vancouver operations, has been named to the list of the Women's Executive Network’s (WXN) 2013 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards.
The awards will be presented Wednesday, December 4th at the Sheraton Centre Toronto during the Women’s...