Natural Catastrophes

Hard Market on the Horizon

Hard Market on the Horizon

A costly year for man-made and natural catastrophe losses, coupled with other complex risks, may result in a substantial hardening of insurance rates and terms into 2018 and beyond.

 
The Environmental Impact of Hurricanes

The Environmental Impact of Hurricanes

Managing the risks associated with severe weather events, including the immediate and latent pollution unleashed by natural disasters, is a huge challenge.

 
Year in Risk 2017

Year in Risk 2017

Whether it was natural disasters, cyberattacks, corporate crises or political uncertainty, risk events made high-profile and often sobering headlines in 2017.

 
On the Ground: Risk Management in a Historic Hurricane Season

On the Ground: Risk Management in a Historic Hurricane Season

Risk and insurance professionals who weathered 2017’s historic hurricane season share their first-hand disaster recovery experiences.

 
Technology to the Rescue

Technology to the Rescue

Organizations are turning to a growing range of technology products to aid in disaster recovery and business continuity efforts.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – November

Notepad: Risk in Review – November

The Las Vegas massacre, Hurricane Maria’s impact on Puerto Rico, and more.

 
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.