The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an ambitious infrastructure development strategy announced by the Chinese government. This article explains how AXA XL’s clients are exploring the use of captive structures and global programs to help them manage the risk of the initiative.
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.
Modernising a 300-year-old London insurance market is a feat many thought almost impossible. Yet, a year into its modernisation strategy, Lloyd’s of London is again proving its appetite for development. This article sheds light on the details of Lloyd’s modernisation strategy.
Today’s construction operations are deeply reliant on technology, yet all of the technology comes with one overarching hazard – the possibility of a cyber breach. This article looks at the risks posed to the construction industry and the steps organisations can take to reduce data breach risks.
A year on from our feature, 'The future of fuel', which focused on electricity, we're going on a return trip to look at a few alternative solutions: hydrogen, biofuel and solar power. This guide highlights why insurers need to be prepared to accommodate whichever solutions become the prime choices.
Renewable energy sources are becoming more widely used within the UK and so there's a need to address what insurance is required for the installations. In this white paper, we evaluate four types of renewable power and peer into what might lie in the future for renewable energy generation.
Solving complex construction risks for project owners means bringing all the expertise to the table - risk engineers, multi-line underwriting and claims. This article highlights how project owners can optimise opportunities within the construction industry.
An important but lesser-known niche of the global insurance industry is specie insurance. This specialised form of coverage is essentially about protecting high-value, portable items – such as precious metals, gems, securities, cash and even cryptocurrency. Download this article to find out more.
Into Africa: How risk managers can use global programmes as part of their strategy in this fast-changing area
This article explains how global program structures can help risk managers to transfer their African exposures in a consistent manner, and how brokers and insurers can offer risk managers insights as they expand in this developing region.
Insuring one’s business from a possible pollution condition at a job site is now seen as a business essential for all types and sizes of construction and environmental contractors. This article highlights examples of a pollution condition and the types of cover available for organisations.