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.
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.
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.
Recent changes in leadership in South Africa and Chile have significant implications for businesses and their insurance management programmes. Emma Radcliffe, UK project manager – Emerging Markets, and Claudia Thyme, Director Emerging Markets Development, at XL Catlin shed light on the changes.
Brazil is among the ten largest “port economies” in the world, with around one billion tons of cargo handled in 2017. This article highlights the measures driving the sector and how insurance can contribute towards the development of Brazilian ports.
Political instability is likely to be a prominent feature in the global risk landscape for the foreseeable future. This article provides advice to multinational organisations on how to build resilience when operating in politically fragile countries.
Impact Forecasting evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during March 2017. Topics covered: extensive severe weather hits the United States; Cyclone Debbie impacts Australia; proclaimed ‘coastal El Niño’ affects South America.
Global economy suffers worst April severe weather losses for five years, according to Aon's catastrophe study. Impact Forecasting continuously tracks the worldwide natural disaster perils and aggregates the insured and economic losses for each region in this monthly report.
Over the past several years, Bermuda has seen a significant increase in interest from Latin American entities and ‘Multilatinas’ looking to set up a captive. The reasons for this, together with conjectures concerning the future direction of the market, are explored in this paper.
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