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Credit and political risk

It is imperative for corporations to fully understand the entire spectrum of economic and political risks they may face when pursuing business opportunities in less stable jurisdictions. Political risk insurance is one way for firms to help secure, grow and diversify their business against even the worst political events.

Marvin Azzopardi, Senior Underwriter, Credit & Political Risk, Zurich Canada 
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Trade Credit 

Want to expand your sales, but do it prudently? Establish global foresight over your trade credit with a risk management solution that can cover one of the most important assets on your balance sheet — your accounts receivable. With our highly experienced, global team, Zurich provides adaptive trade credit insurance solutions that cover domestic suppliers, service companies, exporters, commodity traders and financial institutions in the event of payment defaults caused by covered political risk events or insolvency. 


Trade credit 

Short-term multibuyer trade credit 

Political Risk

The world is a volatile place, especially in emerging markets. You want to work with a global insurance provider who can deliver where and when you need it. Zurich, one of the market leaders in political risk insurance, can help secure your business by providing global coverage for geopolitical risks such as embargoes or political upheavals. Zurich offers the capacity and resources that can help your business enter emerging markets with confidence.  


Political risk insurance 

Non-honouring of sovereign guarantee insurance

Mining and oil & gas companies 


Infrastructure development and lenders

Hospitality industry

Knowledge Hub: Credit and political risk

Senior Underwriter, Credit and Political Risk, Zurich Canada

Marvin’s addition to the global Credit and Political Risk team in July 2014 represents... About this expert