In a world where political volatility is rife and where an individual’s net worth and lifestyle are discoverable through a Google search or Instagram feed, kidnap for ransom has never been easier or more lucrative. As the threat to clients increases, so…
The commercial insurance sector and its customers must face up to the realities of the fourth industrial revolution if it is to remain relevant in five and ten years’ time, Airmic CEO John Ludlow warned today.
Protectionism is posing challenges to the insurance market, but also creating some opportunities, especially for trade credit cover.
With business models facing increasing threats from more directions than ever before, John Ludlow, CEO of the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers, spoke to Post weeks before its members gather in Liverpool and he warned risk managers need to be at…
As economies in the Middle East diversify, new opportunities for insurers and reinsurers are beginning to show themselves. Is the London Market taking full advantage?
The insurance sector should re-examine its attitude towards business interruption and chemical weapon exclusions in the wake of the Salisbury incident, according to Pool Re.
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.
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