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.
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.
Widely used in Europe, cross laminated timber (CLT) is one of the newest and hottest topics and materials in American construction today. This article looks at the myths, risks and the value this product can deliver on a project.
The final report of Australia’s Banking Royal Commission has highlighted a multitude of pressing issues in the banking, financial services and insurance industries. This short guide highlights the implications and how organisations can navigate the changing regulatory landscape.
EXL’s Governance, Risk and Compliance practice specialises in interpreting regulatory mandates and assisting clients on their regulatory transformation programmes. Here we present a quick synopsis of the ongoing Banking Royal Commission of Australia and the implications for the insurance industry.
From Trump’s “America First” to the ever-looming Brexit, nationalist movements have been making steady gains across the globe in recent years. This article sheds light on the political risk landscape in Europe, Sri Lanka and Brazil.
This past June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed “significant new use rule” (SNUR) on asbestos. This article provides risk mitigation advice and highlights why liability fears will likely deter its use by design professionals.
The frequency of U.S. federal and state securities class actions have been increasing markedly in recent years. At the time of writing, there have already been 372 suits filed so far. This article looks at the factors driving the increase and what this means for the D&O landscape.
Out of almost 10 million people working in the U.S. construction industry, only around 900,000 are women. In this article, Rose Hoyle, Construction Risk Engineer at AXA XL looks at what the industry can do to build up diversity and the opportunities available to women.
From a political risk and trade credit standpoint, there are four main lenses through which one can view the outlook for Latin America. This article highlights the key factors investors and banks need to consider when operating in the region, including the availability of specialist insurance cover.