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2018 Berne Union Yearbook Published

17/10/2018
Results for first half of 2018 are included in our Yearbook publications, which was released today

PRESS RELEASE: 2018 H1 Business Figures and New President

17/10/2018
Press release from the 2018 Berne Union AGM in Paris

Follow our live Twitter stream of Paris AGM

16/10/2018
We're posting photos, stats and live updates during the meeting via @BerneUnion Twitter account

BU AGM Starts tomorrow

14/10/2018
Over 300+ participants representing 100+ organisations will meet in Paris

Berne Union Member 'XL Catlin' now part of AXA XL

28/09/2018
Following acquisition by AXA, XL Catlin are now part of AXA XL, a division of AXA Group. Chick for further details and press release.

Consultants Sought for ADB Feasibility Study

25/09/2018
The study will aim to develop the concept of a Trade Credit and Investment Guarantee Agency to serve ADB developing Member Countries

Webinar on Local Currency Financing

25/09/2018
The Berne Union today hosted a webinar on local currency financing, featuring presentations from IFC's Arun Sharma, and TCX's Harald Hirschhofer

August BUlletin Published

31/08/2018
Innovation in trade technology and new perspectives on local currency

Job Vacancy: Asian Development Bank (Risk Management)

03/08/2018
The ADB is hiring a Senior Risk Management Specialist/Principal Risk Management Specialist

July BUlletin Published

17/07/2018
IWG | 2H 2018 Risk Outlook | Trade Wars | Regulation and more...

Berne Union forms Strategic Partnership with Oxford Analytica

12/07/2018
Oxford Analytica is an internationally renowned thought leader in global geopolitical and macroeconomic analysis

Job Vacancy: Committee Support Manager / Associate Director

04/06/2018
A position is available to join the Secretariat as the Manager responsible for the Investment Insurance Committee

April BUlletin Published

27/04/2018
This edition focuses on the link between trade and economic growth and collaborative approaches to sustainable development

IfTI Global Symposium Registration

18/04/2018
June meeting exploring innovation in export credit and development finance, hosted by the Institute for Trade and Innovation at Offenburg University, ...

14% of global cross-border trade supported in 2017 by export credit and investment insurers

21/03/2018
Berne Union announces strong growth in members’ new business as it releases 2017 year-end data at its General Meeting in Kenya

2018 State of the Industry Survey

01/03/2018
Press release with details of the 2018 state of the industry survey, conducted jointly with ICISA

IfTI Global Symposium: financing. impact. together (19 and 20 June)

19/02/2018
The Berne Union is collaborating with IfTI and EKF to present this high-level symposium addressing the modernisation of the trade and development fina...

Public/private partnerships offer advantages for political, credit risks

24/01/2018
XL Catlin President of PRCB, dan Riordan examines the role of Public / Private partnerships in the context of political and credit risks

3 New Members Join the Berne Union

03/01/2018
Following a successful vote, three new members have joined the Berne Union: BANDEX; ECGC Zimbabwe and IE Singapore

BU President Honoured

06/12/2017
Topi Vesteri has been awarded the title "Commander in the Order of Lion of Finland" - one of the highest official honours of FInland

Upcoming meetings

15-19 Oct 2018

Paris Annual General Meeting 2018

Paris, France
The 2018 AGM will take place in October - hosted in Paris by Bpifrance
Registration Closed
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27-28 Nov 2018

Berne Union / ICISA Joint Specialist Meeting: Surety Bonds & Bond Insurance 2018

Paris, France
The first ever Berne Union / ICISA Joint Specialist Meeting: Surety Bonds & Bond Insurance will...
Registration Open
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28-30 Nov 2018

Project Finance Specialist Meeting

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The 2018 Project Finance Specialist Meeting will take place in 28-30 November, in Rio de Janeir...
25-26 Mar 2019

Rating and Pricing MLT Commercial Risks

Washington DC, United States
The 2019 Rating and Pricing MLT Commercial Risks Specialist Meeting will take place on 25-26 Ma...
07-12 Apr 2019

Singapore Spring Meeting 2019

Singapore, Singapore
Co-hosted by Chubb, Liberty, XL Catlin and Zurich, in partnership with Enterprise Singapore
09-10 May 2019

Claims and Recoveries Specialist Meeting 2019

Istanbul, Turkey
The 2019 Claims and Recoveries Specialist Meeting will take place on 9-10 May, in Istanbul, hos...
30-31 May 2019

Reinsurance Specialist Meeting

Croatia
HBOR will host a specialist meeting on reinsurance
23-25 Jun 2019

Country Risk Specialist Meeting

Bratislava, Slovakia
The next Country Risk Specialist Meeting will take place in June 2019, hosted by Eximbanka SR.
Sep 2019

Specialist Workshop on Marketing to SMEs

Stockholm, Sweden
hosted by EKN in Stockholm