Risk

Jean-Marc Pillu
News
25 January 2013
Coface Group, the Natixis-owned French credit insurance provider, launched its new visual identity and new tagline, 'Coface for safer trade', shortly before 1500 delegates descended from...
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News
10 January 2013
The Sri Lankan government’s decision to mandate the use of offshore armouries could potentially invalidate UK private maritime security companies (PMSC) insurance and affect their ability to...
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News
10 January 2013
Euler Hermes notes an uncertain outlook for Venezuela, improved retail sales in the eurozone, and an unresolved US fiscal cliff 
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News
10 January 2013
Global insolvencies up 4%, but Chinese trade grew 14.1% in December, says Euler Hermes  
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News
8 January 2013
Severe income disparity is, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks 2013 report, the risk most likely to manifest itself over the next 10 years and the one likely to hit the...
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Opinion
7 January 2013
While MICHAEL SULLIVAN accepts insurance may provide significant risk mitigation, 
he observes English law seems to be more on the side of the insurer than the insured
Insurance
Feature
1 November 2012
The table set out below is the pricing list based on indications from insurers for the range of rates per annum that they would provide for comprehensive borrower non-payment insurance in each...
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Feature
9 October 2012
Despite Asia’s attraction as an emerging market, its political instability is a concern. 
ANN RUSSELL COOK provides a regional update and identifies potential scenarios for change
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Opinion
3 September 2012
FLORIAN WITT discusses mitigation of tail risks in Africa, and recommends harnessing local bank expertise
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Feature
3 September 2012
RUSLAN KHARLAMOV uncovers the practicalities of 
customs bonded warehouses as a risk management tool
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News
30 August 2012
[updated  30 August 2012] Berry Palmer & Lyle Ltd (BPL Global), the political risk insurance broker, has opened a subsidiary in Singapore, following on from the Hong Kong branch in early...
Insurance
Feature
21 August 2012
The table set out below is the pricing list based on indications from insurers for the range of rates per annum that they would provide for comprehensive borrower non-payment insurance in each...
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News
31 July 2012
BLAISE GANGUIN provides a reminder of how credit ratings provide a crucial indicator of default risk. As the ongoing debt crisis in Europe unfolds, more attention than ever has been given to...
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Awards
20 July 2012
The political risk insurance (PRI) market now writes around US$1.5bn of premiums each year and has proved its resilience through the global financial crisis, despite 
a significant volume of claims...
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Awards
20 July 2012
The last 12 months have been characterised by a great deal 
of uncertainty. Even if trade levels fall in the short term, rising risks of political interference, civil unrest and military conflict...
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Feature
3 July 2012
DAVID T HAMILTON from Moody's Analytics takes a closer look at through-the cycle expected default frequency estimates (EDF) and how they provide a more meaningful approach to assessing...
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Feature
18 June 2012
Medium and long term (MLT) export credit insurance, once considered the preserve of the ECAs, is inexorably changing, says CHARLES BERRY
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Feature
18 June 2012
PAUL TRAYNOR suggests insurers can prepare for the impending Solvency II requirements 
by partnering with an investment servicing company  
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