Concerns remain but outlook for global trade shows positive signs, says Axel Theis, member of the board of management of Allianz SE.
George Chapman, in charge of fund and institutional sales at Afex, explains how insurers can manage currency risks after the fall in sterling following the UK's vote to leave the European Union.
Insurers have called for tough new building regulations as the government plans to create thousands of new homes a year.
For Insurance Post's first research project of 2018, we're delving into the world of cyber.
Insurers can help businesses develop a more coherent approach to cyber risks, says Kyle Bryant, cyber risks manager for Europe at Chubb.
Brokers must get back to their roots of being pillars in the community to achieve organic growth, says Phil Barton, group CEO at Jelf.
Global insurer Chubb has created a Singapore-based Asia-Pacific division targeted at SMEs with a focus on risk management.
International cargo theft has a huge impact on the frequency and severity of insurance claims and the problem is increasing.
The insurance industry is worried about the energy sector. This already complicated and fragmented industry is getting more complex, especially with pressure from governments to increase production from renewable sources, just as the risks it faces are…
Artificial intelligence is already a part of real life but Vincent Branch, CEO of Accelerate, XL Catlin asks how far the love affair will go.
Pandemics bonds have launched, with the help of the insurance market, to channel surge funding to developing countries dealing with a disease outbreak.
Blockchain and smart contracts could help the insurance industry increase the efficiency of its transactions and data analysis, explains Alastair Swift, head of corporate risk and broking, GB, Willis Towers Watson.
European political instability and financial regulations are pushing demand for trade credit cover, especially from banks that are keen on optimising their capital.
Microbreweries offer brokers and insurers a small but safe market. With rising demand, the sector tastes of opportunity
The data revolution will lead to a shift in the very business model of insurance, warns Rob Cushen, digital leader at Virtusa.
Guy Miller, head of macroeconomics at Zurich, looks at the risks associated with extreme weather and anti-climate change initiatives.
Allan Macpherson, operations chief engineer at FM Global, explains how the commercial damage caused by fire can be mitigated.
The Association of British Insurers has called for a change to fire safety regulations asking for a clearer framework of responsibility for all those in the protection of buildings from fire.
Local government insurance has to deal with emerging risks. How is it adapting as competition increases?
Sabine Coessens, operational risk manager, Proximus, urged risk managers to return to their offices, check all their policies for cyber cover and get a standalone policy.
Intangible risks affecting businesses could force the insurance market to restructure, says WTW's Aubert
Nicolas Aubert, head of Willis Towers Watson GB, has suggested that the insurance market consider its fundamental structure as the number of intangible risks facing businesses shows no sign of abating.
Cycling up mountains is a pretty extreme way to spread the word about the work of Alzheimer’s Society far and wide.
The president of the Federation of European Risk Managers Associations has voiced members' feelings of dissatisfaction that their insurers are not keeping up with the fourth industrial revolution.
Risk managers have been urged to recognise that business leaders can be a firm’s biggest risk.