Supply Chain Cyber Risk from Russia Ukraine War

Emily Parkin

The current geopolitical climate and escalating crisis in Ukraine are amplifying concerns about the increased cyber threat to global supply chains that are already strained by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is perhaps the first time in history that the threat of cyber warfare is potentially just as devastating as the […]

What are war crimes and what is possible punishment if found guilty?

Emily Parkin

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy described Russia’s missile strikes in civilian areas of Kharkiv as “war crimes.” Tuesday, Zelenskyy accused Russia of engaging in terrorism, a day after Karim Khan, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, said he would open an investigation into potential war crimes. […]

Has Vladimir Putin committed war crimes in Ukraine?

Emily Parkin

ON THE MORNING of February 28th, Russian Grad missiles rained death on the centre of Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second largest city. Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukraine’s president, said the missiles were deliberately targeted at civilians and described the attack as a war crime. The same day, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, […]

The LMA’s Four New Cyber War Exclusions

Emily Parkin

The Lloyd’s Market Association (the “LMA”) recently released four model clauses to exclude coverage for “war” from cyber insurance policies. The exclusions align with the requirement that all insurance policies written at Lloyd’s must exclude losses caused by war. Given the insurance industry’s weakening appetite for cyber risks, the issue for insureds […]