When cyber gets physical

Recent events such as the Wanna Cry ransomware attack and British Airways’ computer outage have helped to drive sales of cyber insurance, but there are concerns that a significant part of the risk is being overlooked

Political risks: Halting new threats

Businesses with domestic and international footprints are increasingly demanding protection from political risks. But, as the threats have changed in recent years, so has the cover that serves to protect against them

Ukrainian market shows signs of strong recovery

Profitability in the Ukrainian non-life insurance sector has recovered strongly in recent years but standards of regulation and financial reporting continue to act as a drag on ratings, according to Fitch’s market update.

Coface report highlights uneven growth in CEE markets

Most countries in Central and Eastern Europe are experiencing a slowdown in GDP growth, rising insolvency rates and high unemployment due to the economic crisis in the Eurozone, according to the latest Panorama report from credit insurer, Coface.

Lemma Insurance Company downgraded

Lemma Insurance Company of the Ukraine has had its issuer credit rating downgraded to 'bb' from 'bb+' and its financial strength rating of B (Fair) affirmed. The outlook for both ratings has been revised from stable to negative.

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