Click here for the Friday Reading Search, a searchable archive of reading and knowledge resources

Since March 2020, Airmic has been issuing Friday Reading, a curated series of readings and knowledge resources sent by email to Airmic members. The objective of Airmic Friday Reading was initially to keep members informed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Today, Airmic Friday Reading has evolved in scope to include content on a wide range of subjects with each email edition following a theme. This page is a searchable archive of all the readings and knowledge resources that have been shared.

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WTW, 31st March 2022
The survey results paint a picture of globalised companies surprised to be caught between geopolitical competitors. In the 2020 survey, the ratio of respondents who declared themselves “concerned” about political risk in the Asia-Pacific region to those who expressed no concern was well below 2:1. In this year’s survey, that ratio nearly reached 20:1.
Crawford, 18th March 2022
Russia and Ukraine together account for 25-30% of global wheat production. Sanctions against Russia and the crippling of Ukraine’s agriculture industry have sent the price of wheat and various other commodities skyward and disrupted supplies in the global food production chain.
Baker Tilly, 15th March 2022
The crisis in Ukraine is having a major impact on companies with suppliers, distributors, customers and employees in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. Some of the ramifications are obvious, while others are taking place "behind the scenes”. Here is a guide to help business leaders formulate a proactive strategy, to protect their business.
Lockton, 3rd March 2022
Knowledge of how war exclusions have been interpreted in the past can be useful in evaluating the applicability of the exclusion under the current circumstances around the Ukraine crisis.
Yale School of Management
A list that has garnered extensive coverage for its role in helping catalyse the mass corporate exodus from Russia.
The Ukraine crisis presents a myriad of risks to the sector – direct underwriting losses, rapidly rising prices, slower economic growth, financial market volatility and the potential for asset shocks – that are not altogether different to what occurred during COVID-19 and the financial crisis. But with direct investment and underwriting exposures limited overall, and with second order effects in financial markets currently manageable, the sector is strongly positioned to support clients through this period of uncertainty.