Businesses with domestic and international footprints face an increasing threat of terrorism risk as Western countries experience a sharp increase in such attacks, according to risk analysts.
French managing general agency We Specialty has partnered with Hiscox to cover political violence, terrorism and political risk.
The nature of their work means journalists and aid workers are often running into danger zones while others are looking to get out. Both professions have significant need for insurance but have sometimes struggled to obtain the cover they need at a price…
China’s One Belt, One Road initiative is one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects the world has ever seen.
London-based specialist insurer Markel International will enter the surety market in March this year, following the appointment of two senior underwriters.
Aegis London’s Lloyd’s Syndicate 1225 delivered profits of £56m for the year ending 31 December 2016.
Validus subsidiary Talbot Underwriting has launched three Lloyd’s led terror facilities in the Singapore, Latin American and Dubai markets.
The increased cyber capabilities and rise in the use of chemical agents by extremist groups are two of the emerging threats facing UK business in 2017, according to Pool Re.
Business interruption continues to come top of the risk rankings as businesses fear the impact of market uncertainties and political perils, according to a report from Allianz.
Aon has launched Brexit Navigator, a solution designed to help organisations quantify the impact of Brexit on business.
One year on from the lifting of sanctions on Iran, what has changed?
Richard Trubshaw, a property underwriter at Managing Agency Partners, has been named London’s leading underwriter based on broker nominations, according to a new report.
Beazley has seen flat gross written premiums even as it sees declining income from its core lines of marine, property and political risk.
Arthur J Gallagher has appointed Rupert Boyle and Nick Ollerenshaw as executive directors.
As the areas affected by war and terrorism expand, the number of risks seeking insurance in those regions is increasing.
The decision to lift the most stringent sanctions on Iran may have been greeted by celebration, but many insurers are finding the remaining restrictions still make doing business there an unattractive proposition.
The increased security threat from cyber and data privacy breaches is the number one risk on the minds of executives in the transportation industry.
XL Catlin has made a senior underwriting appointment in Sydney.
Chancellor George Osborne has said there are no immediate plans for an emergency budget and that he will stay on in his role.
With millions of people visiting France for the Euro 2016 football tournament, the country is on high alert for possible terrorist attacks. What are the security risks involved?
Airmic will be unveiling its guide to scenario analysis at its conference in June. Julia Graham says it is an essential tool that benefits the entire market.
Sports fans are about to enjoy two major events: the UEFA Euro in France and the Olympic Games in Brazil. As millions of people prepare to visit the host nations and crowd multiple venues, insurance has a crucial role to play.
It is more important than ever for the market and its customers to work together to demonstrate the value of commercial insurance
For the first time in three years, more countries have experienced a reduction in political risk than an increase, Aon's 2016 political risk map shows.