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In August, flooding immersed Pakistan as three months of monsoons, following a drought, took their toll on farmland and humanity. The previous month, Vancouver, Canada launched a lawsuit against oil producers, placing the blame for climate change on them. Canadians were shocked by the wildfire that devastated Lytton, Canada after temperatures there crested 121 degrees… View Article
Copyrights and trademarks are more valuable than ever, yet less than one-fifth of these assets are insured.
Uncertainty in international trade, the rising popularity of product boycotts and the dominance of Amazon in the e-commerce market are just some of the risks retailers should keep on their radar.
The environmental risk and insurance sector always has its share of frightening risks. And they are ongoing.
Active shootings have sparked terror across the United States and schools are especially vulnerable. Northwestern University is hoping to make them safer.
These emerging risks are shaping the playing field for environmental underwriters and regulators.
Autonomous cars, tariff wars and cyber attacks are just a few of the critical evolving risks facing the automotive industry.
Operational technology is the latest target of cyber attacks and the consequences can be severe.
Hackers have access to sophisticated tech that is easily accessible for as little as $2 on the dark net.
A secret recording of a quality and safety meeting at UNC highlights the need for safe, open lines of communication for employees to discuss workplace concerns.
A deeper dive into the impact increased severe weather events have on a city’s credit risk, looking at heat waves and flooding as prime examples.
Adopting smart surfaces city-wide provides a broad range of financial benefits and risk reduction impacts, including increased climate resilience and lowered risk of credit rating downgrades.
The ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China, with escalating tariffs and growing uncertainty, is already negatively impacting trade, both bilaterally and globally.
Small business cyber attacks are happening just as frequently as targeted attacks on big businesses, but the cost is much steeper.
More than 7,000 companies have submitted reports explaining how global warming will damage their businesses financially; and now it’s reaching into the trillions.
Natural catastrophes are growing in severity, resulting in an increase in uninsured losses. Numerous technologies are emerging to aid resiliency.
Uncapped spending on catastrophic claims and sky-high price tags for specialty drugs top the list of key employee benefits issues impacting employers.
Global supply chains, cyber risk and unpredictable weather are just a few factors complicating business interruption risk.
Amped-up settlements and jury awards are creating upward pressure on the global liability market, while new technology offers an opportunity for insurers to be more proactive.
The U.S. economy is primed for a recession in 2020 or 2021, so says 82% of the investment chiefs at the world’s largest insurance companies.
It’s proving just as challenging for reporters to cover the nuances of cyber insurance as it is for carriers to underwrite it.