4 August 2015
Managing political instability in emerging markets and the management of credit risk using credit risk insurance has never been so popular in the current bank de-risking environment. ...
Mission impractical
30 July 2015
Ian Clements and Michael Kenny apply the learning from the Torre Asset Funding case In syndicated loan facilities, the role of the agent has been an absolute cornerstone since banks first...
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29 July 2015
The opportunity to trade overseas is appealing to many businesses as they look for growth in new markets and acquire goods and services internationally. However, with this brings variatons in...
insuring export credit political risk
29 May 2015
In the credit and PRI market there is increasing capacity but less business opportunity. Price Lowenstein and his panel discuss how the current economic and political climate impacts trade and its...
14 May 2015
Ronald Haverkorn has been appointed as FIMBank’s new chief risk officer. Haverkorn is a senior banker with a proven track record in managing global portfolios, structuring complex risks,...
Technology Update
12 May 2015
Research from market analysts Juniper Research suggests that the rapid digitisation of consumers’ lives and enterprise records will increase the cost of data breaches to US$2.1trn globally by...
client expectations
5 May 2015
Risk is going up and premiums are coming down. And the barriers to market entry have never been lower, so this is changing how underwriters communicate with policyholders, says Robert Nijhout
prudential insurer
5 May 2015
English insurance law has taken baby steps in the right direction with the Insurance Act 2015, but the identification and provision of "material information" is still not properly tackled...
17 April 2015
Berry Palmer & Lyle Ltd (BPL Global), the specialist credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) broker, has appointed Peter Gilbert as chief executive of its Singapore subsidiary following...
7 April 2015
Insurance broking and risk management form, Marsh, has appointed Sally Williams to the board as director of risk and governance where she will deal the development and adoption of Marsh’s...
24 March 2015
Falling commodity prices, increasing geopolitical pressures and worries about the impact of Solvency II were key themes in a trade credit insurance white paper from risk analysis firm Russell Group...
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4 March 2015
Expropriation, bankruptcy, resource nationalism, border closures, deferred payment. The list of scenarios in which trade credit insurance might be useful correlates pretty directly with the news...
Technology Update
19 February 2015
Spanish oil and gas company CEPSA has chosen software tools developer Allegro Development Corporation’s platform to support its worldwide oil and refined products supply and trading...
2 February 2015
Silja Calac has joined Swiss Re Corporate Solutions in January, as senior surety underwriter. She will be based in the company's office in Frankfurt and will be responsible for further...
16 January 2015
One of the precursors to the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting set to kick off in Davos on 21 January 2015 is the publication of its annual Global Risks Report. Now in its 10th year, the report...
5 January 2015
Search and rescue operations for the crew of cement-carrier Cemfjord have been suspended after it capsized off the north of Scotland on Saturday, 3 January, said the Maritime and Coastguard Agency...
Technology Update
10 December 2014
Misys won the overall enterprise-wide risk management award, according to the 2014 Risk Technology Rankings. Risk Magazine’s subscribers, including bank representatives and financial...
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2 December 2014
With the global economy still fragile, effective risk management is essential to banks and specialist financiers alike. Mark Wyatt explores risk exposure and what it means for specialist financiers...
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