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Global risk experts warn of turbulent decade ahead


A new report from the World Economic Forum identifies the biggest risks facing the world – and the important role insurance can play in mitigating them.

Amlin Formula E

Formula E team sets race strategy with help from Amlin


Risk expertise and analytics provided by Lloyd’s insurer Amlin is helping Formula E race team Amlin Aguri develop a winning strategy, according to Peter McCool, Technical Director of Amlin Aguri.

Collaboration and innovation key to closing the global protection gap


The insurance industry needs to adopt more innovative thinking and forge collaborative partnerships with governments and other service providers if it is to solve the problem of underinsurance, according to a new report from industry think-tank, the Geneva Association.

Shale refinery

New era of exploration and extraction


By opening its doors to private energy investment Mexico is expected to boost demand for specialist (re)insurance.

Volvo Ocean Race

Lloyd’s syndicates provide rescue solution to round-the-world sailors


Lloyd’s syndicates have provided an innovative solution to the problem of getting damaged ocean-going racing yachts and their crews home safe and sound, a solution now being used by teams taking part in the Volvo Ocean Race.

Can cars be hacked?


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

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.

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.