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The insurance industry has become an increasingly globalized marketplace. Overseas companies are significant participants in the U.S. insurance markets. The most well-known foreign insurer of U.S. risks is Lloyd’s of London—historically the market leader for U.S. surplus lines business. This article provides a general overview of issues involved in purchasing insurance coverage from a non-U.S. insurer. Readers with questions concerning coverage or policy should consult with a properly licensed agent or broker.