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Trade Credit and Political Risk

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Political Risk Insurance offers investors, financial institutions and corporate clients investment protection in overseas markets against unpredictable losses due to specified political risk perils.  The "menu" of typical insured risks includes confiscation, expropriation, nationalization; currency inconvertibility and non-transfer; terrorism, sabotage, war, insurrection, rebellion; government act, law order or decree; contract frustration, sovereign non-performance or payment default, and wrongful calling of contract guarantees and bonds. Coverage can be tailored to the insured's requirements for a broad range of ...
Broadly, political risk refers to the complications businesses and governments may face as a result of what are commonly referred to as political decisions—or “any political change that alters the expected outcome and value of a given economic action by changing the probability of achieving business objectives.” . Political risk faced by firms can be defined as “the risk of a strategic, financial, or personnel loss for a firm because of such nonmarket factors as macroeconomic and social policies (fiscal, monetary, trade, investment, industrial, income, labour, and developmental), or events related to political instability ( ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
2010.03.15: Zurich North America Commercial's Specialties business ...
2010.03.15: Zurich North America Commercial's Specialties business unit names Honduras RPCV Michael Bond to lead its Surety, Credit & Political Risk group Zurich North America Commercial's Specialties business unit names Honduras RPCV Michael Bond to lead its Surety, Credit & Political Risk group Prior to joining Zurich, Bond was a senior insurance officer at Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), underwriting political risk insurance coverage for projects in a variety of industrial sectors. Previously, he worked as a municipal development advisor with the U.S. Peace Corps in Honduras and as a ... market research, surveys and trends
BIBA 2010 Conference and Exhibition on May 19-20 | British ...
On May 19 and 20 the most senior and influential players in the insurance industry will converge on ExCeL London for BIBA 2010 – providing unrivalled sales and networking opportunities for any company wishing to target insurance brokers and intermediaries. Expectations for BIBA 2010 are high following the huge success of the 2009 event in Manchester. Despite the most challenging economic environment, nearly 160 exhibiting companies and over 3000 visitors, including more than 1500 brokers, attended BIBA 2009 – confirming the event’s position as the leading conference and exhibition for the insurance sector by far. BIBA offers ... market research, surveys and trends

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Also in this issue: Surety, Credit and Political Risk: Emerging ...
Zurich offers Trade Credit and Political Risk insurance programs to help customers confidently transact .... The record $585 billion government stimulus package has ... Industrial output grew 10.7 percent in June yoy, growth this ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
As Exports Surge, Americans Are Discovering Trade Credit Insurance ...
These days, when Joe Ketzner, executive vice president of credit insurer Euler Hermes ACI in Baltimore, talks about the outlook for his business, the upbeat mood is palpable. “This is the golden era of credit insurance, it’s an exciting time for the industry.” And he’s in good company. Brett Halsey, who heads Atradius Trade Credit Insurance in Baltimore, is just as enthusiastic. He points to a credit industry group’s research that finds growth of 18 percent in U.S. export credit insurance usage over the last several years. In New York, Michael Ferrante, president of COFACE USA, finds similar ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
ATIA to spread outside Africa
African Trade Insurance Agency (ATIA) will attract non-African member states before 2011as well as open a regional office in West Africa to serve new member countries. Mr. George Otieno becomes the ATIA new boss, taking over from Mr. Stewart Kinloch, who assumes the Chief Underwriting Officer with the firm whose investments and trade across the continent is worth two billion dollars. Speaking today, Mr Otieno said AITI would partner with local banks to assist small and medium-sized companies, who have limited access to credit lines. This would enable them access financing without collateral at recognized financial institutions. ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Delta Apparel Announces Preliminary Fiscal Year 2010 Results
today reported that for the 53-week fiscal year ended July 3, 2010 revenues increased 19% to approximately $424 million compared to $355.2 million in the 52-week fiscal year 2009. The sales increase was driven by organic growth in each of the Company's four business units as well as full year sales from To The Game, which was acquired in the fourth quarter of the prior year. The Company expects full year 2010 earnings to be in the range of $1.37 to $1.39 per diluted share compared to $0.76 per diluted share in the prior year. The Company plans to report fiscal 2010 full year ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Emerging Markets Spotlight (2010) - Issue 2 Spring 2010 Surety ...
Apr 6, 2010 ... Zurich offers Trade Credit and Political Risk insurance programs to help customers confidently transact business worldwide. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Expanding the Horizons
up credit lines altogether. One interesting development on the import side concerns ... or political risk. And some buyers simply default. The Export- Import ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN POLITICAL RISK ANALYSIS
AIG Global Trade and Political Risk Insurance Company - http://tradecredit.aig. com ... international concerns such as credit risk, currency fluctuations, ...
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Where I could find the samples of trade credit insurance wording ...
My client has trade credit insurance cover. But the insurer, the daughter company of the international company, refused to compensate damages under the policy issued. The insurer's rejection is based on one ambiguous point, which could be simply a mistake during the translation on the local language posted 2 months ago in Business Insurance | Closed Share This Human Behavior Specialist>>Website Marketing Make-Overs, Marketing Strategies & Coaching 4 Small Bus. & Nonprofits! see all my answers I did a search for you on google. See if this helps: http://www.execurisk.com/html/trade.html Here is a link, ...
Are there insurance options to cover termination of state programs ...
If a program were to be terminated (or materially altered), the parents may not be able to keep the student in their current school. If the school has many students supported by the same program, the school has a financial risk to its operations. Is there a way for the parents or schools to buy some form of insurance to at least manage an orderly transition (say 12-18 months) of tuition assistance? posted 9 months ago in Business Insurance , Risk Management | Closed Share This Actuary and Director, Statistical Research at CNA see all my answers I believe most insurers would not being willing to accept such risk for a number of ...