Risk

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News
22 November 2014
Philip J Lally has been named president of US-based trade credit and political risk insurer FCIA Management Company Inc, part of the Great American Insurance Group. He succeeds Lindley M...
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News
30 October 2014
The Berne Union (the international union of credit and investment insurers) celebrated its 80th anniversary on 21 October 2014 at the annual general meeting. For the first time, the Berne Union...
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Opinion
6 October 2014
Susan Ross shares the broker perspective on how credit insurance reduces the cost of trade finance
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Feature
15 September 2014
While West Africa is a land of opportunity for commodities financing, significant risks remain. Hugo Williamson provides an evidence-based overview of why lenders and investors should consider...
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Feature
22 July 2014
Adrian Lewers assesses the risks and opportunities for businesses operating or investing in unstable resource-rich territories.
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News
31 March 2014
Sian Aspinall has joined political risk and specialist credit insurance (PRI) brokers BPL Global to help define the strategic direction of the company and its line of specialist products. Apinall...
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News
14 February 2014
Trade credit insurance members of the international Credit Insurance and Surety Association (ICISA) have reported that in 2013 new business growth was negatively influenced by the ongoing economic...
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Blog
28 January 2014
Paying cash bonuses is good news for bankers, bad news for just about everyone else. One of the main lessons of the financial crisis was that paying bonuses for short term performance turbo-charges...
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News
17 January 2014
Environmental catastrophe and economic meltdown are the most dangerous risks for the future, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has warned ahead of its annual Davos conference. “Risk in the...
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Opinion
17 January 2014
TFR's panel of insurance experts finds that the industry pays its claims promptly, and has held up well during the financial crisis
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News
17 January 2014
UK Export Finance (UKEF, formerly EGCD) is to increase the risk it underwrites from 50% to 80% across its bond support and export capital working schemes.  The move is designed to...
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Opinion
16 January 2014
Ruslan Kharlamov and Christian Gabriel ask if post-crisis trade credit insurance can become more client orientated and innovative
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Feature
18 December 2013
The updated pricing matrix set out below shows the average range of prices that insurers would provide for comprehensive borrower non payment in each of the countries listed, for an average tenor...
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Opinion
18 November 2013
Post 9/11 and the global financial crisis the political risk insurance industry supported business as usual. Its stability over the last 30 years is driving new opportunities, says CHARLES BERRY 

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News
12 November 2013
Peter Jones, secretary general of the Berne Union, the international union of credit and investment insurers, has retired after two years’ service. He took this decision in August 2013. As...
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Opinion
11 October 2013
SUSAN ROSS argues that UK companies would export more if 
they had better information from the financial services industry
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Feature
8 October 2013
How can trade financiers be sure the trade they finance is what they think it is? JIM GIERMANSKI explains how tracking technology gives containers ears and eyes
Insurance
Feature
9 September 2013
The updated pricing matrix set out below shows the average range of prices that insurers would provide for comprehensive borrower non payment in each of the countries listed, for an average tenor...
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