Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
Forecasters now expect a 70-percent chance of 12–17 named storms, of which 5–8 are expected to become hurricanes, including 2–4 major hurricanes.
There is a 17 to 20 percent chance that northern Oregon will be hit by a magnitude-8 quake in the next 50 years.
Factors such as daily wildlife trade and sewage-filled rivers have repeatedly led to the rise of new viruses in one China region.
The coastal barrier would cost an estimated $6 billion.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
While the entire industry is struggling, departing Chief Executive Nikolaus von Bomhard may have a surprise up his sleeve at the end of his tenure.
Hastings outperforms while growing pressure on premiums makes profitability in the insurance industry increasingly difficult.
New regulations, as well as cyber rules from China’s insurance regulator, include provisions for invasive government security reviews and onerous requirements to keep data in China.
Universal Property & Casualty has withdrawn a request for a rate hike throughout the tri-county region after state regulators questioned whether it was “unfairly discriminatory.”