We invite you to explore a diverse range of topics from our people, covering a wide variety of risk subjects including fine art, construction, liability, and claims, to name a few.
A chemical catharsis: the consequences of the ‘Forever Chemicals
Darren Fairest explains the challenges the market is facing from the long tail risks that have emerged from the wide-ranging use of PFAS chemicals.
Helping women heal a post Covid world
LSM's FRS team explains why in Covid-hit emerging markets, it's important to invest in women’s entrepreneurship and SMEs to support economic growth.
Why it's time to give our data away
Rather than hoarding data within corporate bodies, we need to be sharing it, says GRS President of Underwriting (formerly President and Managing Director of Liberty Specialty Markets), Matthew Moore.
Are ultra-large ships leading insurers into deep water?
Globalisation and economics have led to a growing fleet of giant container vessels on the high seas. Mike Burle explains why it is cause for concern.
Modelling in a crisis
Risk scenario modelling can't be 100% accurate, but they can provide a useful indication. LSM's Hugo Cruz explains how they can offer some stability.
Is rain undermining the foundations of construction?
Liberty Specialty Markets construction underwriters discuss how sites are vulnerable to natural perils like rainfall during a construction project.
Tearing down invisible walls
Liberty examines how shining a light on DEI is accelerating the cultural changes they are making and how this helping to improve business performance.
Rethinking catastrophe claims
Andrew Pedler and Francisco Javier Guardia explain how Liberty Specialty Markets’ approach to natural catastrophe claims is evolving.
Protecting Intellectual Property in the new world order
In the new world order ushered in by COVID-19, innovation, competition and litigation are likely to increase as businesses adapt to new ways of working and focus on building and protecting market share. In the aftermath of the pandemic, as recessionary forces start to bear down, businesses need to consider how they protect their assets.
Has Downstream Energy Reached a Tipping Point?
Paul Sankey, Liberty Specialty Market’s Global Head of Oil & Gas, says the downstream energy market needs to do some serious thinking about its profitability in the light of a run of major losses.