Marsh Risk Management Research

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Access Marsh's insights on a full range of risk-related topics, including current and emerging issues as well as analytics, in a variety of formats, from timely briefings to in-depth reports.

Global Insurance
Market Quarterly Briefing

Global Insurance Rates Consistently Lower in Second Quarter 2015 13-Aug- 2015

Declines mark the ninth consecutive quarter of decreases, but there were exceptions in specialized lines.

Briefing

Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing – May 2015 05-May- 2015

Decreases in insurance rates were seen across regions and in most major lines of business, with cyber insurance a notable exception.

Report

2014 Airline Insurance Market Review: Reality Versus Perception 23-Mar- 2015

The 2014 Airline Insurance Review discusses the impact of the high-profile losses experienced and offers insight into available capacity and claims trends.

Briefing

Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing – March 2015 02-Mar- 2015

The Marsh Global Insurance Index showed rate decreases for the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to the fourth quarter of 2013.

Report

Business Interruption Insurance Efficacy: Five Key Issues 26-Feb- 2015

Read Marsh’s insights into business interruption insurance efficacy and the five core areas that cause concern for organisations worldwide.

Insurance
Market Report

EMEA Insurance Market Report 2015 11-Feb- 2015

In general, competition among insurers and ample capacity helped drive down insurance market rates across EMEA in 2014.

Briefing

Political Risk Map 2015: Geopolitical Tensions and Falling Oil Prices Challenge Foreign Investors 29-Dec- 2014

Marsh’s 2015 Political Risk Map includes overall risk scores for 185 countries based on three categories: political risk, macroeconomic risk, and operational risk.

Global Insurance
Market Quarterly Briefing

Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing – November 2014 24-Nov- 2014

The Marsh Global Insurance Index reflected a sixth consecutive quarter of rate decreases, but the slide in rates has accelerated since the beginning of 2014.

Briefing

EMEA Trade Credit Market Update 19-Nov- 2014

Read Marsh’s latest EMEA trade credit market update for news on premium rates, cover availability, and claims frequency.

Report

Historical Loss Experiences in the Global Power Industry 02-Oct- 2014

An overview of the key power generation technologies, and a description of some of the loss experiences that have affected the power industry in recent years.

Briefing

EMEA Trade Credit Market Update 20-Jun- 2014

Our latest trade credit market update examines insolvency levels, rates, cover availability and claims trends.

Report

2014 Terrorism Risk Insurance Report 17-Jun- 2014

Uncertainty around renewal of the United States' federal insurance terrorism backstop, has affected the availability and price of insurance.

Report

2014 Captive Benchmarking Report – The Evolution of Captives: 50 Years Later 17-Jun- 2014

Marsh benchmarked 1,148 captives, including a vast array of captives, risk retention groups, non-traditional captive (such as special purpose vehicles) and life insurance captives.

Global Insurance
Market Quarterly Briefing

Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing – Q1 2014 17-Jun- 2014

A continued softening of property pricing generated overall insurance market declines in the first quarter in every major region globally.

Report

Advanced Cyber Attacks on Global Energy Facilities 26-Mar- 2014

This Marsh research paper looks at how energy firms are being disproportionately targeted by increasingly sophisticated hacker networks.

Briefing

Political Risk Insurance: Implications of Political Instability in Ukraine and Russia 26-Mar- 2014

If your company has political risk exposures in either country, you may experience premium rate increases at renewals or difficulties procuring coverage.

Benchmarking The Middle East Onshore Energy Industry 26-Mar- 2014

Our new MRMR looks at the Middle East's success in the energy industry, both identifying key trends and the risk quality of Middle Eastern facilities.

Report

Common Causes of Large Losses in the Global Power Sector 26-Mar- 2014

Drawing upon the many large losses Bowring Marsh has helped manage, this report provides insight into the causes of large losses in the global power industry.

Report

Comparing Claims from Catastrophic Earthquakes 19-Feb- 2014

In this paper, we compare and contrast claims data from the catastrophic earthquakes that took place in Chile, New Zealand and Japan during 2010 and 2011.

Insurance
Market Report

Europe, Middle East and Africa Insurance Market Report 2014 10-Feb- 2014

With abundant capacity and fierce competition among insurers favourable conditions continue to prevail for EMEA buyers of insurance.

Global Insurance
Market Quarterly Briefing

Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing – Q4 2013 05-Feb- 2014

Global insurance rates trended downward in the fourth quarter of 2013 in all regions except the US.

Global Insurance
Market Quarterly Briefing

Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing – Q3 2013 18-Nov- 2013

Global insurance rates fell marginally in the third quarter of 2013, driven by decreases in pricing within several regions across several lines of business.

Global Insurance
Market Quarterly Briefing

Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing – Q2 2013 30-Jul- 2013

In the Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing for the second quarter of 2013, we look at how insurance rates have declined in most regions, while the US has seen a moderate ris...

Benchmarking Trends: Property Insurance Market Remained Stable in First Quarter 16-May- 2013

Though the second-costliest storm in US history, Superstorm Sandy has not been a market-changing event in terms of rates; yet underwriters are scrutinizing terms and conditions.

Report

2013 Terrorism Risk Insurance Report 30-Apr- 2013

The insurance industry and insureds may face the December 31, 2014, expiration of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007, commonly known as TRIA.

Global Insurance
Market Quarterly Briefing

Global Insurance Market Quarterly Briefing – Q1 2013 17-Apr- 2013

Global rate firming continued in first quarter though most US lines saw increases of 2% to 4%.

Benchmarking Trends: More Companies Purchasing Cyber Insurance 14-Mar- 2013

Limits purchased increased significantly in 2012, driven by greater awareness of cyber risks and clarification by underwriters of the scope of cyber and related insurance policies.

Insurance
Market Report

Europe, Middle East and Africa Insurance Market Report 2013 31-Jan- 2013

The insurance market across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) is expected to remain broadly stable in 2013 despite the losses that impacted the market globally in 2012.