AXA XL, the new division of AXA Group, combines XL Group operations, AXA Corporate Solutions and AXA Art, to provide property, casualty and specialty risk insurance and risk management products and services for mid-sized companies through to multinationals, and reinsurance solutions to insurance companies globally. We partner with those who move the world forward. To learn more, visit www.axaxl.com
In this Q&A, Carla Greaves, chief underwriting officer, excess casualty at AXA XL discusses her career as an underwriter, the trends impacting excess casualty risks and future challenges for the excess casualty market.
Is new data positively impacting insurers and sparking joy? Or are these just more data points destined to be thrown out in the end? This article looks at the impact of new data sources and the implications for claims and underwriting.
This article looks at the development of a novel parametric insurance programme for smallholder farmers in Nicaragua which helps protect over 6,000 coffee and grain farmers, and how the programme minimises basis risk in the country.
The unpredictable British weather can result in football matches being cancelled, while unsuitable pitches are contributing to an increase in player injuries. This article highlights the risks facing UK football clubs and how insurance solutions can help clubs to mitigate the financial costs.
Complexity and volatility have long been key elements in the world of risk, but a new wrinkle is emerging and is impacting the sharing economy: velocity. This article looks at the challenges associated with protecting sharing economy businesses with insurance policies in differing markets.
Venezuela is clearly a market with many risks, but change is coming and it will create opportunities. This article highlights some potential growth opportunities and why political risk and credit insurance are important tools in providing assurances to potential investors.
It has been 15 years since the Environmental Liability Directive came into force, yet many companies remain unware of the potential liabilities they face. This article highlights the limitations of general liability policies and the advantages of taking out specialist environmental liability cover.
According to AXA XL’s Agricultural Insurance Survey 2018, farmers across the world are keen to see levels of coverage increase, to include full production risks, and eventually market risks too. This article highlights emerging agricultural insurance markets and the trends shaping the industry.
MarineTech is here to stay and evolve, but how do industry players do the same? In this article, AXA XL’s Anne Marie Elder looks at how new technologies are changing the marine risks that her team insure and changing the way they underwrite risk.
Symantec reports that the number of ransomware variants has increased by 46 percent and this trend is expected to continue as cyber crime methods evolve. This article highlights the latest cyber trends, areas vulnerable to attack and the steps organisations can take to mitigate cyber risks.