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In the Pandemic Insurers Can Absorb Customer Life & Health Claims, But Not Business Losses from Lockdown Measures

New research by The Geneva Association finds that life and health risks for pandemics similar to COVID-19 are insurable: they are generally non-systemic and modellable. Property & casualty...

The Belt and Road Initiative: Challenges and Opportunities Amid COVID-19

New Political Risk Report on the Belt and Road Initiative from Marsh Heading into 2020, there were nearly 3,000 active Belt and Road Initiative* (BRI) projects, involving more than 2,600 companies, with...

Cinven and GIC to acquire specialist insurance broker Miller

London, November 9, 2020 – Cinven, the international private equity firm, and GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, today announce that they have reached an agreement to acquire leading specialist insurance...

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South Africa remains a top hotspot for cargo crime

New report highlights country’s ongoing vulnerability to cargo theft as well as the trends during the first half of 2020. These include: Hijacking of vehicles in transit is the primary theft type Theft...

Axco Flashpoints: Gas Energy Investment In Mozambique, Oil Discoveries In The Caribbean And Turkey's Mediterranean Energy Ambitions

INVESTMENT IN A TIME OF INSURGENCY: MILITANTS DRIVE HOME RISK IN MOZAMBIQUE'S CABO DELGADO A decade ago, gas discoveries in Mozambique raised hopes for a better future. With an expected USD 100bn in investment,...

Global Briefs – April 2020

Global Marine – Coronavirus poses major challenges for seafarers The imposition by authorities of travel restrictions and lockdown of cities, provinces and countries across the world is creating significant...

Global Briefs – March 2020

Hong Kong – Insurance Authority remains closed In view of the latest development related to the novel coronavirus, the Insurance Authority (IA) advised that its office would remain closed to the general...

Global Briefs – September 2019

China – Swiss Re says insurers in China are on the crest of digital transformation wave Digital transformation is giving rise to new and emerging risks (e.g., cyber exposures) and also facilitating...