Carry on Shipping: Maritime Chokepoints after the Ever Given
The Ever Given has been freed, but what are the risks that maritime chokepoints have to the marine industry
Global carriers reconsider appetite for Middle East risks in light of Covid
Insurers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Israel face increase in business interruption losses as well as premium taxes, as governments seek to replenish finances dented by coronavirus.
A non-admitted insurance case study using Axco's information
Brazil is by far the largest insurance market in Latin America. In this case study, learn how knowledge of key legislative changes, detailed across Axco's suite of products, can keep you up-to-date with the latest requirements in an insurance market, putting you in a stronger position to perform better.
Liberalisation of motor insurance rating in China
At the end of 2019, there were 179 active insurance companies in China, of which 89 were non-life and 90 were life, health and pensions. Within the non-life category, 67 were domestic and 22 were foreign-invested (with at least 25% foreign shareholding).
2021 – A Triple Threat from Climate Risks
Each passing year brings a renewed expectation of climate risks, but 2021 could well be the year that really crystallises national vulnerabilities. Climate change is a multiplier for a range of risks, and we expect storms of increasing number and severity, alongside a continuing La Niña episode, to layer over the COVID-19 pandemic that has already stretched the resilience of many countries.
Axco’s ‘The World Ahead’ Report Analyses Key Risks of 2021
Following a tumultuous year in 2020, this year looks to be one of more hope, yet is likely to remain difficult to navigate. Read what is on the minds of Axco’s Global Risk Intelligence and Data (GRID) team who have identified and analysed many of the key geopolitical risks that may shape the world ahead.
The Unique Complexities of Clinical Trials
The insurance of clinical trials has its unique complexities. Clinical trials are subject to a high degree of regulation, and each country is governed by its own strict rules to ensure the protection of its citizens. Since organisations face potential liability from their involvement in clinical studies, it is necessary to have a specialised insurance program to anticipate and mitigate the various risk exposures.
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Should Insurers Influence Behaviour?
The insurance industry is trying to sharpen up the way it does business. Increasing ranges of policies are looking to use data to improve their risks and consequently, to improve their pricing and customer service. What is being done and what is the impact? In this article, Axco analyses the key industry trends.
Aviation: Impact of Boeing Crash
Axco analyses the impact on the aviation and insurance industries after crashes of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in Ethiopia and Indonesia killed over 300 people.
Top Geopolitical Risks of 2019
This year marks Axco’s second annual preview of the top risks that will affect businesses and investors in the year ahead. Although analysts never anticipate every headline that captures international attention, we aim to distil the significance of the most important developments that will inform decision-makers.
India’s Healthcare Plans: Will They Take Off?
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi made two key announcements in his Independence Day speech, bolstering support for re-election next year.
Laos: The Reasons For Market Potential
Laos is laying the foundations for positive insurance market developments over the next decade. The reorientation of its foreign policy to encourage integration with regional neighbours means that Laos is actively priming itself for future growth.
From Brazil to Brunei: The Effect of Oil on the Insurance Industry
Brazil could be the next hotspot for the oil industry but Brunei is struggling. Axco examines recent events and the future of these two differing economies, as well as discussing the oil trends' effect on the insurance industry, including employee benefits.