Risk

Feature
23 December 2008
Piracy is becoming a growing problem in one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world – despite the presence of 16 navies in the region. By Graeme Burton.
Feature
20 October 2008
Analysis and country-risk appetite figures for October 2008 from the the Political Risks Practice of insurance broker Marsh Ltd.
Feature
27 August 2008
Analysis and country-risk appetite figures for September 2008 from the the Political Risks Practice of insurance broker Marsh Ltd.
Awards
7 August 2008
Winner: Zurich Runner-up: Marsh Commended: Lloyds of London
News
26 March 2008
When is an underwriting not an underwriting? Senior banks were faced with this issue when approached by joint lead co-ordinators BNP Paribas and Société Générale for Novolipetsk (NLMK)’s latest...
Face to face
30 November 2007
Daniel Riordan, executive vice president of the Zurich Emerging Markets group, surveys the political risks that may emerge during the next year.
News
25 October 2007
RISK AND REINSURANCE specialist Guy Carpenter, part of the Marsh & McLennan Companies, has appointed Berry Verkaar senior vice president, treaty for the Benelux region.
Awards
11 September 2007
When Topi Vesteri, executive vice president of Finnvera, was informed that his agency had been awarded Best Sovereign Export Credit Agency (ECA), he was pleased, grateful – all the usual emotions in...
News
12 July 2007
Finnish export credit agency Finnvera and the Central American Bank for Economic Integration have signed a memorandum of understanding that will facilitate the implementation of projects by Finnish...
News
15 June 2007
Topi Vesteri has appointed Tuukka Andersén as vice president and head of underwriting at Finnvera – the Finnish export credit agency.
Feature
15 June 2007
The Islamic trade finance market has become an eye-popping $150bn opportunity. Trade credit insurers have taken note and are starting to roll out products compatible with Shari’ah tenets to support...
Feature
15 June 2007
What is political risk? Andrew Underwood, head of political risks at Hiscox, debunks the widely held view that it only applies to the emerging markets.
Feature
11 May 2007
Over the past two decades, globalisation has changed the fundamentals of the world economy and international trade. These changes have led to a restructuring of the entire credit and investment...
News
2 March 2007
Trade & Forfaiting Review can exclusively reveal Peter Sargent has resigned from Lloyds TSB. He is heading to ANZ where he will become head of trade finance for Europe, Middle East and the...
Face to face
28 February 2007
Every January Aon surveys the political risk and trade credit environment of the past twelve months and then looks forward to the next twelve. As senior vice president and national practice leader...
News
28 February 2007
Nearly 30% of senior executives and risk professionals surveyed for an Economist Intelligence Unit global risk briefing report said their companies had been forced to cancel existing investments in...
News
28 February 2007
Ajay Junnarkar has been appointed CFO of Guy Carpenter & Company, a global risk and reinsurance specialist within Marsh & McLennan Companies.
News
28 February 2007
TFS Energy, an interdealer broker and subsidiary of Compagnie Financière Tradition, has hired Philip Clifford and Roberto Aberasturia, Jr to join its US derivatives and physical oil desk.
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