Ironshore Introduces Political Risk Coverage For Film Producers

June 7, 2016

Ironshore International is introducing a specialty insurance product designed to address the risk exposure of film production companies shooting in at-risk locations worldwide.

Ironshore’s Political Risk program is underwritten to protect film producers against loss and/or damage of equipment and property caused by acts of foreign governments while filming on location. Policy coverage includes equipment, props, wardrobe and other production materials for loss due to abandonment, deprivation, expropriation and license cancellation.

Ironshore’s Political Risk film production product will be offered within its War and Terrorism platform to provide film producers with coverage of loss related to confiscation and various political violence perils. Risk coverage can include property damage and time element losses as a result of war, terrorism and political acts when filming in at-risk locations worldwide outside of the U.S.

Ironshore’s Political Risk program offers structured, international policy protection for in-country or cross-border exposure to government actions and political risk events. Ironshore International

underwrites the film production product through its Pembroke Lloyd’s Syndicate 4000 in London.

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