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Introduction to protection and indemnity insurance - one day course


This course is designed to introduce delegates to protection and indemnity insurance: the market it operates in, the relevant marine law, and the cover provided by insurers. 


  • Insuring protection & indemnity risks 
  • The International Group - its agreements, pooling arrangements and its common reinsurance programme
  • The Protection & Indemnity Insurance Market - the buyers, sellers and intermediaries 
  • The types of risks written and the cover provided 
  • How risks are placed and written

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course you will:

  • Have a thorough understanding of how the protection & indemnity insurance market operates, including the market roles of the buyers, sellers and intermediaries 
  • Be able to provide an explanation of the International Group Clubs and how they operate, including the International Group agreements and pooling and reinsurance arrangements 
  • Understand the coverage provided by both the mutuals and the fixed price clubs 
  • Know how risks are placed and underwritten 
  • Gain an understanding of legal conventions that affect the Protection & Indemnity Insurance Market

Who should attend?

Anyone who wants to have an overview of protection & indemnity insurance, its market and practice. The course is suitable for both placing and claims staff. The course assumes no prior knowledge.

CPD hours

Attendance of this course awards up to 6 CPD hours where you consider it relevant to your professional development needs.

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