UK business leaders have turned their backs on Europe as political uncertainty and regulatory concerns see decision-makers’ focus on the domestic market, according to survey findings.
The North Korea missile crisis, Brexit negotiations, and trade protectionism are among the top political risks threatening multinational businesses in 2018, according to Marsh.
Liberty Specialty Markets has promoted Chris Sawyer to the role of manager, global financial risks, Asia-Pacific
Property Claim Services is to launch a specialty lines loss aggregation solution for terror in the first quarter of 2018.
LIoyd’s CEO Inga Beale was elected the 121st president of the Chartered Insurance Institute at the body’s annual general meeting in July.
Michael Lynch, head of partnerships for Minster Law, believes insurers can bring certainty to those they help.
European political instability and financial regulations are pushing demand for trade credit cover, especially from banks that are keen on optimising their capital.
Inga Beale, CEO of Lloyds, has urged for a change in business culture to allow firms to admit to mistakes or errors so insurers can properly cover their risk exposures.
As travellers venture further afield and mobile devices touch on all areas of life, Chris Knight, head of corporate services for Cega, asks if travel insurers are missing a trick by not contacting with their customers to offer real-time risk updates.
Faced with events that cascade from one risk class to others, insurers need to review their underwriting strategies.
The political temperature in Malaysia is rising as the country heads towards its fourteenth general election writes Michael Lum, head of political risk and trade credit for Beazley in Singapore.
Under half of risk managers are prepared for a major claim, a survey has revealed.
The Lloyd’s Market Association has launched a political risk working group to examine regulatory issues affecting banking sector.
As cyber and terror risks trigger new types of business interruption, insurers are becoming the go-to resource for expertise.
Specialist insurer Markel has recruited a political risk underwriter in Asia.
Towergate Underwriting has set its sights on the London speciality market through the launch of Geo Specialty.
Corporate clients want travel insurance and travel risk management in the same place, says Chris Knight, head of corporate services at Cega.
I am most definitely a planner. Being organised usually tops my list of attributes in appraisals and most of my life as a busy working mum is run by lists. In fact the holiday I'm just about to fly off to has been two years in the planning.
When you think about political risk, the chances are you recall what you saw on the news last night, writes XL Catlin's Andrew Underwood, regional product leader UK & Ireland for Political Risk Credit and Bond. Scenes of conflict, civil unrest, physical…
The generosity and heroic nature of Londoners came to the fore this week, when after two recent terrorism attacks the city saw the worst fire in recent history. Firefighters were heralded for entering the 24-storey flaming building and the community came…
The risks facing UK firms are changing at such a pace that risk managers need to focus on the immediate short term not just the risks of the future, members of the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers heard.
Organisations are not doing enough to ensure their travel risk strategies are “fit for the 21st century”, The Association of Insurance and Risk Managers has warned.
The Manchester attack touched us all this week. Because we might live or work in the city. Because we might have visited recently. Or because we have, you know, a heart.
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