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Find articles about global events and trends impacting on the Lloyd's insurance market, Lloyd's Corporation and wider world of risk

The growing threat of cyber risk in the US


The vast majority of property-casualty (nonlife) premium in the US is written by members of the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I), an insurance industry supported trade association. We speak to its President, Dr Robert P. Hartwig about the growing threat of cyber risk and other challenges facing the US insurance market.

Master pieces, master criminals


The FBI puts the worldwide cost of crimes linked to art at nearly $4bn a year – eclipsed only by the drugs and arms trades. And yet fewer than half of stolen works are insured.

Smart devices, real time the future


Soon, billions of objects will have their own IP address. And this connected world could turn insurance models on their heads.

Earthquakes: nature's most destructive force


They’re a daily occurrence, and while the mildest tremors go unnoticed, the most violent tear the countryside apart, reduce cities to rubble and generate terrible personal and economic losses. Better buildings, infrastructure and emergency responses all play a key role in mitigating earthquake risk.

Dylan Bryant

Increasing demand for insurance in Asia


A few months into his new role at Lloyd’s as General Representative for Hong Kong, we ask Dylan Bryant about the opportunities and challenges in the Asian insurance market.

Lloyd's predicts World Cup winner


With the 2014 World Cup now behind us, how did our insurable value measures fare as predictors of success on the pitch?

Consumer alerts

Consumer Alert regarding Mr Jack Kill


Consumer Alert regarding Mr. Jack Kill (also known as John Kill) of the Appeal Agency LLC formerly known as Appeal Insurance Agency Inc (Appeal) at PO Box 920666, Peachtree Corners, GA 30010, United States of America.

Setting the agenda on climate change


The World Bank's Understanding Risk conference took place between 30 June and 4 July with the aim of producing actionable information on climate change. But it was the Prince of Wales and Lloyd's Chairman John Nelson who set the agenda in the week before.

A Tour de Force for sports underwriters


Pro-cyclists are among the hardest of all athletes to insure, but that doesn’t deter Lloyd’s specialist underwriters.

The space industry wakes up to cyber threat


As the world grows ever more dependent on satellite technology, space operators are beginning to face up to an increasing threat from cyber attacks, according to Denis Bensoussan, Head of Space at Beazley.




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