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The shifting shape of the terrorism threat during the pandemic

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The shifting shape of the terrorism threat during the pandemic

As a result of increased disruption and a lack of international travel due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the profile of terrorism has been reshaped across the world. Reduced transnational Islamist terrorism activity The defeat of ISIS’s ‘caliphate’ in 2019, as well as the sharp reduction of internation …

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Cargo insurance market stabilises after sizeable rate correction

In the last year, the cargo insurance market has faced sharply hardening rates as insurers aimed to boost profitability. However, there is now growing evidence of rate stabilisation. Following more than a decade in a so-called ‘soft’ or buyers’ market with plenty of capacity and competitive pricing, …

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Fleet operators face higher accident risk following the pandemic

The number of e-bikes, e-scooters, pedestrians and cyclists has increased substantially during the Covid-19 pandemic, raising the risk of accident for fleet operators. Companies can address this heightened threat through new training programmes and technology upgrades. Change in behaviour Individual …

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Brexit Update: December 2020

The United Kingdom and the European Union reached a post-Brexit trade agreement on Dec. 24, 2020. It is expected that this agreement will be ratified by the EU parliament in short order. The Brexit deal cleared the House of Commons on Dec. 30 and will be voted on by the House of Lords on its way to  …

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Protecting the precious cargo set to free the world from the pandemic

Right now, the Covid-19 vaccine is perhaps the most coveted commodity in the world. Protecting this cargo during its journey around the globe and enabling it to safely reach its destination is a tremendous challenge, not only because the vaccine needs to be kept at temperatures of up to -70°C, but a …

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Lockton Retirement rakes in 2020 awards

Despite a challenging year, the hard work and accomplishments of the Lockton Retirement practice were recognized with multiple industry awards. The National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA), The Financial Times, and Investment News all placed spotlights on the Lockton team’s expertise, diverse pe …

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