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Potential pitfalls for distributors of foreign-manufactured products

Protection against lawsuits arising out of product defects can be minimal or nonexistent when the manufacturer and its insurer are located outside of the US.

New York Labor Law – The triad and the triumvirate

The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the statutory provisions, recent case law of note, some unusual dynamics faced in managing these claims, and recent verdict and settlement values.

Entering a new era of claims

Bo Yu, claims lead at Markel Asia, explains how digital tools and technology are changing the claims landscape and why insurers must stay ahead of this curve.

As post-pandemic equity markets surge, carriers need to examine D&O governance exposure

As of May 2021, heady conditions in the equity markets, combined with a shift toward stocks as the basis for director and officer compensation, are highlighting an area of growing litigation-related risk for both providers of directors and officers (D&O) coverage and their insureds.

Optimizing site safety can ease construction industry’s looming profit crunch

All construction projects can potentially benefit from instituting the latest best practices in managing job sites for optimized safety. Markel’s Risk Solution Services team offers a few tips to keep in mind to help optimize safety on job sites.

Civil human trafficking lawsuits: a growing risk for many insureds

It’s increasingly important for businesses to be aware of the impact of certain civil liability provisions on general liability insurers and insureds.

Driving growth in the energy sector

Rohan Davies, divisional managing director of energy at Markel International, explains how his team have spearheaded company growth during these adverse times.

Three reasons why your investment firm needs insurance

Good business practices alone don’t provide adequate protection for investment firms from litigation. Here’s a quick summary of three concepts to take insurance seriously.


Markel provides customized-insurance solutions to some of the largest infrastructure programs in the country from bridges, dams, powerplants and everything in between.

Financial institutions

Financial institutions insurance tailored for banks, insurance companies, private equity funds, hedge funds, venture capital funds, mortgage REITs, and others.

Contract binding

Our contract binding investment in technology and process improvement allows us to effectively respond to the needs of our partners.

Ocean marine

Markel is an industry leader in ocean marine insurance with more than 35 years of underwriting experience. Our claims team will help clients recover from a loss with efficiency.

Inland marine

Markel provides a high level of knowledge and experience in commercial inland marine insurance with a variety of industry classes for businesses with commercial exposure.

Trade credit

Our trade credit insurance team provides insurance coverage to protect business security and confidence.


With more than 30 years of underwriting experience in the railroad industry, we have a solid understanding of the market.

Commercial and risk management property

We offer the coverage you need as well as provide you the loss control guidance and excellent customer service to help manage your commercial property insurance.

Political risk

Our political risk insurance team works with clients to manage their cross-border portfolios and overseas investments with tailored, specialist policies.

Excess casualty

Our excess casualty insurance team offers flexibility with both lead and excess placements for a range of risks from small business to Fortune 100 companies.

Life sciences liability

Expertise with Markel’s life sciences underwriting, claims, and Risk Solution Services teams allow us to partner with you in this ever-evolving industry.


Markel’s Environmental and Energy insurance specialists offer creative insurance solutions with one of the broadest appetites in the industry.