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  • Wider marine rate reductions have slowed or reversed, IUMI says
  • Underwriters assessing cash-in-transit exposures following losses in South America

Marine blockchain launch can help London specialty market become ‘more relevant’

Backers of new platform believe it can be extended to other classes and will help improve market’s relevance to corporates

London Marine Specialty

Viewpoint: 'Large energy claims bring with them difficult issues and challenges'

As the complexity and magnitude of exposures in the energy sector increase, underwriters and loss adjusters must be flexible in terms of finding practical and equitable solutions to claims
Losses Lloyds Claims Management

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'Marine market can survive US sanctions'

Washington’s unilateral withdrawal from JCPOA creates uncertainty and legal risks for maritime players

Iran Regulation North America

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Energy market sees ‘first green shoots of recovery’

Demand starting to return to energy market on the back of oil price stability

Lancashire Specialty Energy

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Former Cathedral underwriter Bruce Carman launches aviation war MGA

Hive Aero has an initial stamp capacity of $50m
London Lloyds Aviation

Aviation updates

China’s PICC joins European space and aviation consortium
Aviation goes live on PPL
JLT hires former Marsh UK aviation boss
Former Cathedral underwriter Bruce Carman launches aviation war MGA
Beazley’s Froese elected to LMA aviation committee
ID Comment: Insurers must take risks to reap rewards of $1bn drone insurance market
'Aviation insurers face a bittersweet 2018'
Munich Re increases stake in Global Aerospace
Marsh names Costin UK aviation head
Aviation insurers welcome UK drone rules
Catering to the claims of regional airlines
'Aviation reinsurance is down but far from out'
HDI Global aviation underwriter: 'Rates are inadequate and large claims are having no significant impact on renewals'
How models can disperse the dark clouds of volcanic ash
Managing the soaring costs of aircraft composite material claims
General aviation claims after Harvey Irma and Maria
Mapfre Global Risks' Smith: Global exposure
Reinsurance performance pushes Lloyd''s to sub-100 accident year ratio
Thomas Miller Specialty launches aviation unit with XL Catlin team
Mapfre Global Risks enters London aviation market with Willis hire
'Aircraft repair costs are taking off - the insurance industry must play its part in containing them'
Aviation insurers publish model Brexit clause for multi-year policies
Mapfre Global Risks plans to penetrate London market by targeting its weaknesses
Aviation investigation shows regulator is cutting its competition teeth
Liberty Specialty Markets names new head of aviation reinsurance

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Brazilian bandits force cash in transit exposure rethink

Underwriters are reviewing exposures in South America
South America Brazil Specialty

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Political Risk & Trade Credit

Viewpoint: False calm before the Carillion storm

The fallout from the Carillion collapse, which caused trade credit insurance losses of around $30m, continues
United Kingdom Political Risk and Trade Specialty

Latest Articles

Risk Foresight: Duque beats Petro in Colombia’s presidential run-off election
Carillion collapse drives record UK trade credit claims bill in Q1
Risk Foresight: Trump and Kim attend history-making summit
ArgoGlobal swoops on Aspen for credit and political risk underwriter
Axa Africa Specialty Risks boosts political risk team with double hire
Risk Foresight: Spain’s new prime minister under pressure
Sompo International completes Lexon acquisition
Risk Foresight: EU seeks to shield states from US’s Iran sanctions
Castel Specialty adds political risk unit
Risk Foresight: Tension between Iran and Israel rises after INGC rocket attacks from Syria
Legal Focus: Insurers face fresh challenges as US pulls out of Iran JCPOA
Risk Foresight: Duterte under fire for Philippine Rise inaction and eyeing closer China ties
Talbot raids Ironshore and Zurich for political risk additions
Risk Foresight: Modi meeting marks improved China-India relations and launches enterprise initiatives
Risk Foresight: Armenians protest as Sargsyan elected prime minister
XL Catlin binds first political risk policy on PPL
Miller adds duo to credit and political risks team
Risk Foresight: South Africa’s sovereign risk outlook stabilises
Aon warns inter-state conflict risk highest since the end of Cold War
Risk Foresight: Fidesz’s Hungarian election majority puts hiring power in Orban’s hands
Capacity constraints threaten to dampen intellectual property insurance market expansion
XL Catlin, Liberty and Everest lead $1bn Exim reinsurance programme
Markel International unveils promotions in trade credit business
Viewpoint: False calm before the Carillion storm
Canopius hires Axa’s Marsden as credit and political risk underwriter


Pool Re CEO calls for 'debate' about chemical attack coverage

Insurance industry should look at whether attacks like the one in Salisbury could be covered by commercial policies

United Kingdom Reinsurance Terrorism

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