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Liberty Mutual launches Financial Risk Solutions unit
11 October 2018

Coface: Some emerging economies are increasingly vulnerable
9 October 2018

Breathing new life into insuring trade with Toredo
Breathing new life into insuring trade with Toredo
Katharine Morton
8 October 2018

When it takes the same amount of time to underwrite the risks of a power station as a letter of credit, something had to give. Chris Hall, Senior Underwriter, Liberty Specialty Markets discusses Toredo, a web-based platform which moves trade credit insurance underwriting into the digital era

FireEye warns of North Korea bank cyberattacks via SWIFT
4 October 2018

Shop talk: Bespoke CPRI insurance for Gerald Metals
Shop talk: Bespoke CPRI insurance for Gerald Metals
Daniel Pembrey
4 October 2018

Robert Frank, global head for insurance and risk mitigation at Gerald Metals, spoke to TXF about the CPRI market, the digitisation myth and how having multiple brokers keeps them on their toes.

AXA XL partners with Parsyl on marine risk prevention services
4 October 2018

Warren Cooney joins The Guarantee as VP, Underwriting and Risk
3 October 2018

Markel announces promotions in TCPRS business
1 October 2018

Tinubu Square strengthens global presence with 3 VP hires
28 September 2018

BPL Global appoints Lucia Petry as Directeur of Berry Palmer & Lyle
28 September 2018

Swiss Re issues trade credit warning amid rising global protectionism
27 September 2018

Belfast insurer rebrands to become Willis Towers Watson Trade Credit and Surety
25 September 2018

Benin: Project finance opportunities face rising contract risk
Benin: Project finance opportunities face rising contract risk
Dr. Robert Besseling
21 September 2018

A booming economy and improved governance are creating fresh opportunities for project finance deals in Benin. But while the economic and financial outlook is relatively strong, there are emerging concerns over political patronage and contract discrimination under the current administration.

AU Group launches new political risk department
20 September 2018

Gallagher hires Daniel Stewart as head of trade credit in Manchester
20 September 2018

Pioneer adds Mark Kelsey to Political Violence underwriting team
20 September 2018

China Re buys Chaucer Group for $865m
19 September 2018

Marsh & McLennan to buy UK broker JLT for £4.3bn
18 September 2018

Coface: Political risks in Asia are on the rise
18 September 2018

Once more unto the breach: Surviving a cyber-attack in trade
Once more unto the breach: Surviving a cyber-attack in trade
Katharine Morton
17 September 2018

Cyber security is not just an IT problem. It’s a business continuity one that can hit business and finance across the board. TXF’s Katharine Morton spoke to industry players about what it takes to survive a cyber attack in trade.

Hartford names head of credit and political risk
7 September 2018

Coface agrees to buy Slovenian credit insurer PKZ
7 September 2018

Credendo - Single Risk: S&P assigns 'A-' for financial strength
7 September 2018

Credit and political risk head Jared Kotler joins The Hartford
7 September 2018

Markel hires Jennifer Chang to trade credit and political risk team
5 September 2018

PwC: Africa's insurance industry poised for further growth
4 September 2018

Canopius in underwriting tie-up with Anvil
4 September 2018

Canopius hires Sean Redden to credit and political risk team
29 August 2018

Trade funds: Understand your risk buckets better
Trade funds: Understand your risk buckets better
Katharine Morton
23 August 2018

Getting banks, regulators and investors to understand trade funds better is key to trade evolving as an investible asset class. Aidan Applegarth, owner and managing director of Bankingwise, a trade services consultancy is perturbed by the lack of support from the banks and the fact that the market has potential to grow as long as it’s not viewed as one-size-fits-all.

XL Catlin: Chris Kopser is Global Risk Management president for North America
21 August 2018

Risky business podcast: From east to west
Risky business podcast: From east to west
Max Thompson
14 August 2018

From the recent election in Pakistan to Trump’s tariffs, Dr. Rebecca Harding of Coreolis Technologies highlights the economic and political risk factors behind our latest Country Risk Ratings for Asia-Pacific and the Americas in the final two episodes of TXF’s Risky Business podcast series.

Risky business podcast: War and policy in trade
Risky business podcast: War and policy in trade
Max Thompson
9 August 2018

In the latest episodes of TXF’s Risky Business podcast series, Dr. Rebecca Harding of Coreolis Technologies outlines and analyses the economic and political risk factors behind our latest Country Risk Ratings for MENA, Russia, Eurasia, Europe and Turkey in Q2 2018.

From London to Loubetsi: Global PRI coverage
From London to Loubetsi: Global PRI coverage
Max Thompson
9 August 2018

Three major hurricanes, Mexico’s earthquake and California’s fires were estimated to cost the private insurance industry $144 billion in 2017. Earlier this summer, TXF Global discussed how the robust industry has absorbed these losses with no impact to CPRI market prices across the trade, export and project finance spaces.

Munich Re dropping policies for new coal-linked projects
7 August 2018

Risky business podcast: Navigating Africa's hot waters
Risky business podcast: Navigating Africa's hot waters
Max Thompson
6 August 2018

Dr. Rebecca Harding of Coreolis Technologies outlines and analyses the economic and political risk factors behind TXF's latest Country Risk Ratings for Sub Saharan Africa in Q2 2018.

Trade wars: Cash for traders in a stormy climate?
Trade wars: Cash for traders in a stormy climate?
Jean-Francois Lambert
1 August 2018

Jean-Francois Lambert, founder of Lambert Commodities, outlines the potential impact of trade wars and protectionism on commodity trading houses, and how the current geopolitical turmoil could prove to be a boon for savvy traders.

Barre and Faubert join SocGen
26 July 2018

Markel poaches Chubb’s Cox as insurance operations president
13 July 2018

Trade wars: Is the answer blowing in the wind?
Trade wars: Is the answer blowing in the wind?
Katharine Morton
12 July 2018

TXF's head of trade, treasury and risk Katharine Morton mulls the implications of the accelerating trade wars on the fundamentals of relationships between global powers.

Political risk, trade credit markets may hinge on Trump tariffs
11 July 2018

UK Court of Appeal dismisses public policy challenge to CIETAC award
9 July 2018

Sunny with the chance of showers? Insuring the future of commodity trade
Sunny with the chance of showers? Insuring the future of commodity trade
Katharine Morton
20 June 2018

The commodity trading landscape is changing, as are the needs to insure risk by both commodity traders and producers. Katharine Morton spoke to brokers, insurers and the end users of insurance to see how the market is evolving. Is CPRI meeting end user needs and will bank regulation put the whole commodity trade insurance market under a cloud?

African Trade Insurance portfolio to hit $3.5bn in 2018
14 June 2018

Debt sustainability: The African elephant in the room
Debt sustainability: The African elephant in the room
Dr. Robert Besseling
30 May 2018

As foreign currency debt issuance reaches a new record so far this year, there are growing concerns over debt servicing sustainability across Africa. Several African economies are at serious risk of debt distress and there are increased foreign-exchange and refinancing risks – partly driven by use of non-concessional financing and foreign-currency borrowings.

 Trade risk: Venezuela has a future – but what?
Trade risk: Venezuela has a future – but what?
David H. Anderson
24 May 2018

In the wake of the illegitimate 20 May presidential elections, Venezuela is at an inflection point. The country faces an acute political and economic crisis, and the Maduro government’s long-term viability is low. For trade and export financiers, it is important to consider what comes next in Venezuela, and what signals will determine the country’s path.

Trade risk: Two measures in one
Trade risk: Two measures in one
Katharine Morton
23 May 2018

TXF’s Katharine Morton caught up with Daniel Schmand, chair of the ICC Banking Commission and global head of trade finance at Deutsche Bank, at the ICC Annual Meeting in Miami to talk about his outlook for trade and trade finance, and how non-financial risk in trade should be measured before making bold statements about how risky trade finance is.

Identity cheques
Identity cheques
Helen Castell
18 May 2018

Could a 20-digit LEI number help banks cut their KYC and compliance costs while narrowing the SME trade finance gap? Yes – but not until regulators get behind it.

Financing international trade: FIT for purpose?
Financing international trade: FIT for purpose?
Katharine Morton
16 May 2018

A call for action. How to get FIT for trade, treasury and risk (without any physical exercise)

Why is data sharing important in the insurance market?
Why is data sharing important in the insurance market?
Max Thompson
10 May 2018

TXF caught up with Audrey Zuck, director at A2Z Risk Services, to find out more about the importants of data sharing initiatives in the private insurance market. Zuck says given the scepticism around insurance payouts, sharing claims data can help provide corporates with the evidence that the product works.

The dog that didn’t bark: Is derisking over?
The dog that didn’t bark: Is derisking over?
Katharine Morton
9 May 2018

The hush that has fallen over the banking markets about derisking correspondent banking relations could be read as meaning derisking is the dog that didn’t bark. Is derisking over? Or has the dog been muzzled?