The changing face of political risk cover

Traditionally political risk has been seen as an insurance product designed to protect businesses operating in the emerging markets and politically volatile areas of Asia, Africa and Latin America.

D&O: Responding to regulation

A change in the criminal code in Spain has thrown up a host of challenges for the nation's D&O providers, Anne-Louise Fogtmann writes.

JLT merges Spanish arm with local giant

JLT is to combine its existing Spanish retail broking business JLT-SIACI Espana SL with the business of March - Unipsa Correduria de Seguros, SAU (Unipsa), the fourth largest commercial insurance broker in Spain and a subsidiary of Banca March, to form…

Mapfre placed on Rating Watch Negative

Mapfre’s ‘A’ Issuer Default Rating and its core operating subsidiaries’ ‘A+’ Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating have been placed on rating Watch Negative (RWN) by Fitch Ratings.

Insurance Insight weekly update live - 21 October

Insurance Insight’s weekly update is live with an article on how brokers need to be up to date on the cyber risks their customers are facing; and a feature of how Lloyd’s of London has spread its each across Europe.

Cyber risks in the modern business

Technology is evolving every day and as Iain Ainslie explains if brokers want to offer their customer the best cover possibly they need to be aware of all risks and the specialist policies available to help them.

Lloyd’s in Europe

Lloyd’s of London is no longer only accessed through London and has spread its reach across the globe in recent times. Francesca Nyman asks how established it is in Europe and what challenges it faces here.

Insurance Insight weekly update live

Insurance Insight’s weekly update is live with an article on how European insurers will be affected by US Asbestos, Pollution and Health Liabilities when Solvency II is implemented; and a guest blog on brokers putting business out to auction.

Guest blog: Offer to sell?

I recently had an interesting debate with a seasoned insurance practitioner, the chief executive officer of an insurance company in the Middle East and Africa region.

Insurance Insight October is now live

Insurance Insight October is now live with an article on ratings across Europe; a look at how a huge cloudburst in July has affect the Danish insurance market; and an interview with Alberto Corinit, formerly of the CEA and CEIOPS.

Insurance Insight weekly update live

Insurance Insight’s weekly update is live with an article on International geocoding; and a View from the Top on the importance of collaboration and partnership for the modern broker.

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