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ACE offers overseas aid

Ace has launched Ace Evolve to help regional UK and Irish companies with overseas subsidiaries or assets to handle their insurance and risk management.

"Key role" in Middle East

International insurance will remain important in the Middle East construction market, says Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT). At a conference in Bahrain, Tony Rastall, a partner at JLT, said: “Potential lenders to construction projects are, not surprisingly, becoming increasingly risk averse. Insurance plays a key role in providing the assurance they need. At the same time we are seeing a shift to public-private infrastructure projects, which often have more complex insurance requirements and the need to demonstrate high levels of risk management.”

Aon’s Italian risk team

Aon Global Risk Consulting has created an enterprise risk management team in London to support its Italian clients and colleagues. The team will work with clients in all sectors and with the Italian insurance industry to promote enterprise risk management, captives and risk financing.