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Sovereign Non-payment

Emerging markets often provide the strongest growth opportunities for banks, traders and manufacturers. In recent years, it has again become evident that emerging markets which appear stable one day can suddenly face political unrest or economic instability. While volatility continues to affect countries globally, non-payment by a sovereign entity cannot be predicted with any certainty.

Best for

  • Manufacturers
  • Trading Companies
  • Service Providers
  • Wholesalers
  • Distributors
  • Financial Institutions
  • Export Credit Agencies
  • Multilaterals


  • Coverage for third-party bodily injury or property damage
  • Liability and accident coverage on one policy
  • Zero deductible for liability claims
  • $50 million maximum line for any one risk
  • Annual or short- term coverage available
  • Worldwide scope
  • Responsiveness of a dual underwriting platform with experts in London and New York
  • Emphasis on building a customer relationship and a long-term partnership
  • Superior claims management processing and customer service

Summary of coverage

  • Protects against post-shipment default by a government owned entity or ministry otherwise known as a ‘public debtor’ 
  • Pre-shipment contract frustration cover available on a wide range of sovereign contracts 
  • Pprotection against contract repudiation; political violence and war; embargo; operating license cancellation; or and failure to honor an arbitration award. 
  • Admitted in all 50 states 

Your team

Head office

135 Pinelawn Road, Suite 150N
Melville, NY 11747

Blake W
Blake Weber

Sr. Vice President, Credit Underwriting

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