Category Archives: Political Risk

5 key considerations to mitigate risks amid growing political and social unrest

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When it comes to the combustible world of political unrest, companies that plan ahead and review both their risk appetite and insurance coverage are well-placed to manage the hazards. Continue reading →

7 key geopolitical drivers impacting the energy industry

Here are seven geopolitical drivers of risk that can serve as signposts for the energy industry. Continue reading →

Geopolitical instability: Turning up the heat on the energy industry

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Nascent trends of geopolitical instability continue to foster uncertainty and hazards in the energy market landscape. Continue reading →

Navigating the risks of a global insurance marketplace in transition

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Risk managers can no longer rely on the practice of simply purchasing low-cost worldwide non-admitted policies. Continue reading →

New risks in leisure and hospitality

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Asking the right questions about your policies and practices is essential to prepare you for virtually any possibility. And having the right risk management in place to mitigate against changing risks can help you face an uncertain future with greater certainty. Continue reading →

Three issues powering aviation security to the top of the agenda

It is imperative that government and industry build strong partnerships and governments around the world work together to mitigate the terrorist threat to aviation. Continue reading →

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Airports are tempting targets for terrorists. The combination of high population densities, commercial aircraft from all over the globe and a symbol of national prestige require special risk controls. Continue reading →

4 key geopolitical risks likely to affect aviation industry this year

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The key to understanding and mitigating geopolitical risks is a holistic view of the risk landscape. By analyzing operating contexts through multiple lenses – such as people, business resilience, investment, cyber, reputation, and climate and environment – a whole spectrum of interrelated risks become visible. Continue reading →

Political violence in 2018: A year of uncertainty

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The political violence landscape of 2018 could be best characterized as a year of frustrations and disappointments. National rivalries and disagreements, peppered with the liberal employment of sanctions and tariffs, have made the global compact appear even more unstable. And the rise in populist movements, the erosion of governance and the increasing activity of far-right extremism has probably not yet reached its peak. Continue reading →

Expansion has its challenges: Realizing the risks of China’s Belt and Road Initiative

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The cornerstone of Chinese foreign policy provides domestic businesses with an opportunity to expand into new territories and develop new products and services. But there are dangers lurking within the possibilities. It’s a maxim in the insurance industry that with … Continue reading →