The political risk map of Europe is being changed by a toxic combination of uncertainty — both political and economic, populism, geopolitical changes, political violence and technological advances
Hiscox has developed a product designed to protect shipping targeted by nation states amid warnings that escalating tensions between Iran and the UK and its allies could lead to higher insurance premiums.
In March, Airmic appointed four new board members. Post spoke to them about what they hope to achieve and their assessments of where the risk management profession stands with regard to talent acquisition and diversity
In March, Airmic appointed four new board members. Post spoke to them about how risk management has changed during their time in the profession, what they need insurers to deliver and emerging risks
Businesses are operating in unpredictable times and Cecile Fresneau, executive director for UK Insurance at QBE, believes preparing for the what if’s and the absolute worst-case scenario will keep insurance relevant.
“Extraordinary animals, each in a heroic struggle against rivals and against the forces of nature, fighting for their own survival and for the future of their ‘Dynasties’."
The mining industry is facing a shrinking pool of project managers but improved project management software, what impact is this having on the industry and its insurers?
In a volatile geopolitical landscape, Nicolas Aubert, head of GB, Willis Towers Watson and current president of the Insurance Institute of London, urges the market to take the opportunity to rethink its position and think globally.
Against a backdrop of changing client demands, political uncertainty and new legislation, Jonathan Swift caught up with BLM senior partner Matthew Harrington and director of policy and government affairs Alistair Kinley to discuss how the law firm is…
Canopius has signed a partnership with credit and political risk managing general agent Anvil Underwriting.
As insurance tries to attract talent and adapt to emerging risks, the London market is increasingly turning towards the military for new recruits
The return of US sanctions on Iran are likely to prevent the use of a Lloyd's IT platform for any Iranian insurance business, the markets chairman has said.
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.