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"Will UK climate change policies make us better or worse off"?

Our Experts | Trevor Maynard | Wednesday 10 September 2014, 9:02AM

I am attending the launch of an important economic study this evening at Westminster. The report, produced by Cambridge Econometrics and reviewed by Professor Paul Ekins from UCL, seeks to answer the question "Will UK climate change policy make us better off or worse?"

Trevor Maynard

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Mitigating against maritime operational risks

Our Experts | Andrew Mackenzie | Wednesday 23 July 2014, 2:35PM

I was very fortunate to attend a Southampton Port familiarisation course overseen by the cooperation of the London Shipping Law Centre and Young Maritime Professionals. Notwithstanding the excellent networking opportunities, the course provided an overview of port and terminal operations in the United Kingdom.

Andrew MacKenzie

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Human impacts of climate change

Our Experts | Trevor Maynard | Friday 18 July 2014, 3:31PM

We are heading for four degrees of climate change unless urgent action is taken to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.

Trevor Maynard

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Modernisation: what does it really mean?

Our Experts | Rob Humphreys | Monday 07 July 2014, 1:46PM

How do you support and facilitate a diverse and specialised market’s need to target profitable growth against a backdrop of global challenges, such as easily available capital and the increasing retention of local business in developing markets? Further, how do you continue to ensure that London remains an attractive place to do business with?

Robert Humphreys

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Claims Reporting Suite: A voyage of discovery

Our Experts | David Lang | Wednesday 28 May 2014, 4:30AM

“You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data” – Daniel Keys Moran

David Lang

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Infrastructure builds opportunities for Mexican insurers

Our Experts | Gabriel Anguiano | Monday 19 May 2014, 10:26AM

Despite Fitch rating agency reporting that the outlook for Mexican insurers is mixed, opportunities are developing for insurers with the specialist expertise to insure large scale infrastructure projects.

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Climate model uncertainity

Our Experts | Trevor Maynard | Thursday 15 May 2014, 12:59PM

Last week Lloyd's published a report on the impact of climate change on Catastrophe Modelling. Today, the Lighthill Risk Network (LRN), which is funded by Lloyd's funds along with Guy Carpenter, Aon and Catlin, has published a paper on the uncertainty within models of the Earth's climate.

Trevor Maynard

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Catastrophe modelling and climate change

Our Experts | Trevor Maynard | Thursday 08 May 2014, 9:53AM

Lloyd's has been firmly of the view for a number of years that the climate scientists know what they are talking about: climate change is happening; it is largely manmade and it is contributing to many extreme events around the world. Furthermore their basic predictions have not changed since the early 1990s.

Trevor Maynard

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Important UK dates for the diary

Our Experts | Keith Stern | Monday 28 April 2014, 10:26AM

The flagship conferences for brokers and risk managers are almost upon us again. The BIBA conference heads back to Manchester next month and in June, Birmingham plays host to the AIRMIC conference.

Keith Stern

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Are Mexican insurers becoming more international?

Our Experts | Gabriel Anguiano | Wednesday 23 April 2014, 4:02PM

Mexican based auto insurer, Qualitas, recently acquired an unnamed Florida based insurer with licences allowing it to operate in 14 states in the US, which suggests that Mexican insurers are becoming more international.

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