On 30 April 2019, opposition leader and self-proclaimed President of Venezuela Juan Guaidó released a video calling on the population and the army to oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro. Guaidó, surrounded by at least 100 soldiers loyal to him, appeared alongside Leopoldo López, a leading opposition member who had just been freed from house arrest […]
OVERVIEW Since early 2018, security has significantly deteriorated in Burkina Faso. The threat posed by jihadist groups, previously affecting the northern areas of the country (bordering Mali) mostly, has gradually spread to the eastern areas (on the border with Niger) and to the south-eastern areas (border with Benin and Togo). A sign of this progressive […]
Timely, transparent and honest communication is a key but often underestimated factor in the event of a crisis. The article compares two events where two different models of communication were applied: the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster and the 9/11 tragedy.
The recent regulatory innovations and related interpretation by the relevant bodies unequivocally provide for the Employer’s obligation to protect travelling staff.
Continuous, periodic and well-structured due diligence on a company’s outside and inner perimeter is an essential best practice when it comes to control procedures, reputation protection and more efficient and informed decision-making.