A raft of environmental regulation around the world, the increasing cost of remediation and high-profile environmental accidents: these are some of the reasons why risk managers regularly cite environmental liability as one of the emerging risks keeping them awake at night.
As wearable devices become a reality, lloyds.com considers the likely data and privacy implications for businesses.
The application of emerging autonomous technologies could see self-driving cars, futuristic flying machines and other robotic devices become part of our daily lives within a few decades. However, legal and regulatory changes, as well as new insurance products, will be needed to make this vision of the future a successful reality, according to a new Lloyd’s report.
Using satellite information to better understand and monitor natural catastrophes has gained pace in the insurance industry in recent years. This is, in part, thanks to a reduction in costs and a growth in understanding of the benefits.
As the green shoots of economic recovery have started to show in key markets like the UK and US, demand for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) insurance has been rising.
Cybercrime is on the increase, but an increasing awareness of the problem is expected to drive demand for more specialist insurance.
Unforeseen production delays due to cast injuries, damaged equipment, accidents and natural disasters can spell disaster for a film’s bottom line, according to a Lloyd’s panel debate at FILMART, Asia’s largest film trade show.
Well-built infrastructure underpins resilient economies, but the quality of construction practices vary across the globe. As an increasing number of emerging markets embark on ambitious infrastructure plans, insurers have a key role to play in safeguarding standards.
The key to remaining resilient and keeping brands and reputations intact is responding quickly and appropriately, according to a recent report from Airmic.