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Celebrating Lloyd's first coverholder in Mexico

Our Experts | Gabriel Anguiano | Wednesday 08 October 2014, 6:15PM

On Thursday 18 September I attended an event to celebrate the approval of Reasinter, Lloyd's first coverholder in Mexico. Latin American liability insurers are now able to efficiently access Lloyd's through the first coverholder in the Mexico which specialises in reinsurance.

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Opportunities in the French market

Our Experts | Lara Green | Monday 06 October 2014, 10:58AM

Since 2000 the world has focussed on the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and lately the MINT (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey) as economies with the potential for substantial and raid growth. However, as Lloyd's Vision 2025 highlights, it is important to remember mature markets when developing future business.

Lara Green

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Preparing for disaster

Our Experts | Nick Beecroft | Thursday 25 September 2014, 11:04AM

Disaster risk is becoming more complex and costly, and the global reinsurance industry has a critical role to play in helping societies prepare for and recover from the impact.

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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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