April 2010

Spotlight – In international business, almost every market around the world does things in a different way. This often leads to misunderstandings and unfulfilled expectations. However, different does not need to mean difficult and knowledge of the needs and characteristics of specific geographic markets is an advantage to those who are active in the global economy. These articles help you understand different aspects of the insurance industry around the world, enabling those who do business there to feel more “at home, abroad.”


Healthcare reform in the United States has become a divisive issue to many Americans. There is no black and white right or wrong. We will devote this month’s Spotlight on some of the arguments highlighted by the Financial Times at www.ft.com/indepth/us-healthcare-reform