A guide to political risks and insurance implications

In the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report 2017, geopolitical risks featured in both the top five global risks in terms of likelihood and top five global risks in terms of impact lists.

Emerging markets often represent the most significant growth opportunities for organisations looking to expand internationally, but can also be home to considerable risk and volatility. Meanwhile, established markets are not immune to substantial political risk, with a greater number of elections and government collapses in the last three years than over the whole of the last decade.

This article highlights how Zurich can help organisations protect against risks, including political violence and currency inconvertibility.

Topics covered:
• Global trends and the increasing importance of political risk coverage.
• Differing forms of political risk and what Zurich can offer.
• Why partner with Zurich?