With the terrorism threat evolving in recent years, this article focuses on: how insurers can help clients to manage the changing risks; how the terrorism and political violence insurance market has adjusted; how terrorism and political violence exposures can be included in global programmes.
Within the Excess & Surplus (E&S) casualty market increasing losses in several traditional risk areas, coupled with an emergence of exposures are promising to cause disruption. This article discusses the specific challenges and disruptions ahead, and how the market can address these disruptions.
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.
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.
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.
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.