• Insuring Against Political Risks    
  • March 28, 2011 | Authors: Kirk Pasich; Sandra Smith Thayer
  • Law Firm: Dickstein Shapiro LLP - Los Angeles Office
  • Recent civil unrest in Egypt and the Middle East has caused companies doing business in foreign countries to consider political risk insurance, which can protect a company‚Äôs assets, investments, or contractual rights from attendant losses. Insurance Coverage Practice Leader Kirk Pasich and Partner Sandy Thayer discuss several types of political risk insurance, the advantages and disadvantages of obtaining insurance from an official versus private market insurer, and coverage for potential losses arising from the crisis in the Middle East.