Livestock Business Panel

Membership of this panel is made up of Underwriters from LMA Member organisations, plus various non-members on an 'invitation-only' basis. The Livestock Business Panel meets every other month. Click here for the Business Panel Terms of Reference.

Role of the Panel

  • Identify issues considered to be of interest or concern to LMA Members, for discussion within the Panel and/or referral as appropriate to the relevant LMA Committee and/or the LMA Secretarial
  • Respond to requests from the Non-Marine Committee, the LMA Secretariat and other LMA Committees and Groups for advice and recommendations on issues
  • Liaise with the NMC to develop or revise policy wordings or clauses for adoption as LMA model wordings, establishing working groups as necessary to undertake this work in liaison with the NMC, to undertake other technical activities, establishing working groups as necessary to undertake this work
  • Provide a forum for exchange of views and information between market practitioners.

Key issues

The following issues are currently being considered by the Livestock Business Panel:

  • Review of various Bloodstock/Livestock policy wordings including the US commercial policy
  • Monitoring of Equine Diseases and relevant research
  • Veterinary Liaison meeting
  • Equine welfare
  • Claims data.


The Livestock Business Panel issues wordings and clauses from time to time which are available for market use. The most popular wordings issued are listed below:

Contact us

David Powell
Head of Technical Underwriting

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Risk codes

The business scope of the panel is Livestock and Bloodstock and this includes issues connected to the following Lloyd’s Risk Code classifications: N, NX and NB.