Natural Catastrophes

Post-Harvey Lessons for Industrial Facilities

Post-Harvey Lessons for Industrial Facilities

Explosions at a Texas chemical plant underscore the need for disaster preparedness.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – October

Notepad: Risk in Review – October

The impact of Harvey and Irma, an earthquake in Mexico, Equifax’s data breach, and more.

 
Hurricanes Highlight Need for Contingent Business Interruption Insurance

Hurricanes Highlight Need for Contingent Business Interruption Insurance

CBI coverage can help to minimize loss in the event a hurricane or other major weather event shuts down a critical third-party business.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Hackers extort HBO, Kanye West v. Lloyd’s, voting machine flaws exposed, and more.

 
European Forecast Heats Up

European Forecast Heats Up

The summer heat wave in southern Europe may be a sign of the fatal weather extremes to come.

 
The Importance of Financial Disaster Preparedness

The Importance of Financial Disaster Preparedness

Thorough preparation for a wide range of losses is essential for successful financial recovery after a catastrophic event.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – May

Notepad: Risk in Review – May

North Carolina’s bathroom bill repeal, the Atlantic hurricane season outlook and more.

 
Oroville Dam Highlights Infrastructure Risks

Oroville Dam Highlights Infrastructure Risks

The near-collapse of a California dam underlines the perils of decaying infrastructure.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – April

Notepad: Risk in Review – April

Hacking stuffed animals, a new cybersecurity law, corporate reputation rankings and more.

 
Only Humans Can Prevent Wildfires

Only Humans Can Prevent Wildfires

A study of wildfires in the United States found that the number of blazes caused by humans is much higher than previously believed.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – March

Notepad: Risk in Review – March

Dodd-Frank in the crosshairs, billion-dollar weather, the least corrupt countries and more.

 
Steady Supply: The 2017 P/C Insurance Market Outlook

Steady Supply: The 2017 P/C Insurance Market Outlook

Declining premium rates and abundant capacity point to a favorable market for property/casualty insurance in 2017.

 
Year in Risk 2016

Year in Risk 2016

A review of some of the most important risk events of the year can help risk professionals guide their organizations toward future success.

 
Hurricane Matthew’s Destructive Path

Hurricane Matthew’s Destructive Path

Experts survey the toll of Hurricane Matthew’s damage from Haiti to the Southeast United States.

 
Insurers and Climate Change

Insurers and Climate Change

While more U.S. insurers are improving their disclosure and management of climate risk, most are still giving it minimal attention.