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Can cars be hacked?


As driving becomes more computerised, what are the potential associated cyber vulnerabilities and how might they be exploited by hackers?

Tom Bolt, Lloyd's Director of Performance Management

Monte Carlo Rendez-vous - the stakes are high


Lloyd’s Director of Performance Management Tom Bolt makes sense of the market noise at the annual reinsurance meeting in Monte Carlo.

Lloyd's awarded Beijing licence


Lloyd’s China has been awarded a licence to establish a branch office in Beijing, further strengthening the international development of the Lloyd’s market.

Lloyd's supports Formula E in its first season


Lloyd’s is providing specialist insurance to the FIA Formula E Championship, an exciting new all-electric motor racing sport that kicks-off in Beijing this weekend.

UK should remain in the EU, says Lloyd's Chairman


Leading City figures gathered last week for the twelfth annual Lloyd’s City Dinner, hosted by Chairman John Nelson and featuring guest speaker Sir Michael Rake, President of The Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

Cooperation needed to allay Arctic risks


Interest in Arctic shipping is growing, although ship operators need to engage with their insurers to ensure that effective insurance cover continues to be made available, according to insurance broker Marsh.

Seeing the light: New coverage for trapped miners


When the plight of 33 miners trapped underground at the collapsed San Jose copper-gold mine in Chile became a global news sensation in August 2010, it brought public attention to safety risks in the mining industry.

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Rich pickings in US medical professional liability


The US medical professional liability landscape is currently in a state of transition. Lloyd’s underwriters are set to play a bigger role across the pond following the launch of two specialist underwriting platforms in the US.

China's megacities


Fast forward to 2025 and it is estimated that China will have 221 cities with over one million inhabitants and an urban population of one billion, according to McKinsey.

Ben Ainslie Racing

Lloyd's underwriters eye America's Cup


A British team led by Olympian Sir Ben Ainslie is on course to challenge for The America’s Cup, one of the world’s toughest sailing events, a process that will require first rate risk management and insurance.




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