Companies are expanding from West to East, and from East to West; risks are rising and regulations becoming more complex. Andrew Tjaardstra discovers some of the key considerations that should be taken into account when arranging a global insurance program.
Four partners from DAC Beachcroft's Madrid team, Ignacio Figuerol, Ricardo Garrido, Pablo Guillen and Miguel Relano, have resigned to establish an office for Clyde & Co in Madrid.
The Spanish construction industry is in the doldrums with many building projects incomplete. How is this impacting the insurance industry? Edmund Tirbutt explains.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter, a Harvard Business School professor, asked this question hypothetically in October 2010.
Claims is often touted as the shop window of insurance, and claims departments in Europe have been given increasing power. Sam Barrett finds out why the same is not true of Asia.
Foreign expansion is touted as the way forward for Indian insurers. But, while some may look overseas for growth, establishing a business outside the country is not an option for most of India's insurers.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reported in 2007 that especially heavily populated mega-delta regions in south, east and south-east Asia will be at greatest risk owing to increased flooding from the sea and, in some mega-deltas, flooding from the rivers.
Cyber exposures are headline news but, as Francesca Nyman reports, with ample capacity in the market and a lack of regulatory guidance, insurance uptake remains low.
DAC Beachcroft appointed Steven Dewhurst as an insurance partner in its Singapore offices in January with the aim of expanding its international network. Francesca Nyman spoke to him six months into the role to find out about the issues affecting the Asian insurance markets.
The legal profession and the insurance sector depend on each other throughout the world and as Chambers Asia-Pacific 2012 launches its editor Shi-Ning Koay provides an overview of the legal insurance specialists and the markets in this region.
Draft regulations from the European Commission on data protection will impose significant demands on businesses and could generate new opportunities for cyber insurers, according to law firm DAC Beachcroft.
Existing committees of EU supervisors for the European insurance sector are being transformed from 1 January 2011 into supervisory authorities with firm powers. Vic Wyman assesses what the impact of this regulatory change will be.
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What is the claims environment like in Asia? What are insurers doing to manage increasing claims costs and is there sufficient expertise in the market to handle future claims?
Designing a multinational insurance programme is a complex undertaking. However, the right strategy and tools help optimise performance and boost bottom-line results. This Aon Benfield article addresses the key challenges to overcome, including cultural issues, regulations, business process management and risk.
Country Profiles provides individual summaries for Lloyd's key territories. These profiles contain factsheets on the economy, insurance market and Lloyd's business. This analyst report from September 2012 focuses on Singapore.