Rise in UK inflation highlights WEF’s commodity price risk concerns

Rise in UK inflation highlights WEF’s commodity price risk concerns

Rise in UK inflation highlights WEF’s commodity price risk concerns

An unexpected rise in the UK’s inflation figure on the back of energy and fuel price hikes has brought into sharp focus warnings made last week in the World Economic Forums Global Risk 2011 report that business and governments alike face a new age of commodity price volatility, which will have serious consequences for both.

Proposed Spanish law may restrict D&O coverages

Proposed Spanish law may restrict D&O coverages

Proposed Spanish law may restrict D&O coverages

Spanish companies might have their option to buy civil liability protection for managers restricted as the new Insurance Contract Act, which is currently being drafted by the Spanish Parliament, could forbid insurers to include coverage for monetary sanctions imposed on executives for penal and administrative reasons in their policies.