A New World of Risk
As global companies extend their reach into new markets, legal, technological, environmental and logistical complexities dog them at every turn. In this Special Report, Bloomberg.com takes a look at this new world of risk, and how companies are addressing them.
JPMorgan Chase & Co., the biggest U.S. bank by assets, is weighing whether to ban traders from using electronic chat rooms to communicate with peers at other firms as the forums draw scrutiny from global regulators.
Bank of America Corp. said the Department of Justice may file another suit tied to mortgage bonds and raised its estimate of possible added losses from legal and regulatory matters by 82 percent to $5.1 billion.
Antonio Castigo watched four men armed with Kalashnikov assault rifles grab a woman by the hair and bundle her into a car after she dropped her kids off at the Portuguese school in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo.
After two decades of battles by public health advocates, the artery clogging trans fats common in cookies, frozen pizzas and other processed foods have been deemed unsafe by U.S. regulators, opening the door to a ban.