Clements Worldwide News

Broker Clements Worldwide Buys Dutch Financial Services Broker, The Financials

Clements Worldwide, a Washington, D.C.-based insurance broker for individuals and organizations who work across international borders, announced the acquisition of The Financials for an undisclosed amount. Amsterdam-based The Financials enhances Clements Worldwide’s presence in the Netherlands and expands its reach …

Demand Rises for Political Risk Cover as Buyers Think the Unthinkable

Rocked by a shakeup in the Western political order, companies are buying more insurance to protect themselves against the threat of rising protectionism and upheaval to their operations in emerging markets. Insurers say demand is being driven by uncertainty over …

Business Interruption Tops List of Risks Facing Global Organizations: Survey

Business interruption, property damage and general liability are the top three risks faced by businesses, non-governmental organizations and governmental agencies operating outside the U.S., according to the Summer/Fall edition of “Clements Worldwide Risk Index.” In fact, business interruption and property …

Yemen Conflict Could Disrupt Major Oil Shipping Route; Insurers Pull Back

Conflict in Yemen risks spilling out into the busy sea lanes that pass it and potentially disrupt the narrow Bab el-Mandeb passage through which nearly 4 million barrels of oil are shipped daily to Europe, the United States and Asia. …