December 24, 2015: Southern U.S. Storm Destruction, Hard Lessons for Insurance Investments and the China's Safety Problem
Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
Southern U.S. Cleans Up After Severe Storms Packing Twisters Kill Six
More than 20 tornadoes were reported on Wednesday.
Insurance Firm Turns to Planting Trees in South Africa to Combat Drought Risk
The country’s biggest agricultural insurer is working to actively reduce drought risk with a vanguard project to restore living landscapes.
U.N. Assembly Chief Hails Significance of Tsunami Resolution
The adoption comes just ahead of the fifth anniversary on March 11 of the magnitude-9 offshore earthquake that triggered massive sea waves that engulfed northeastern coastal regions of Japan.
U.S. Oversight of Risky Pathogen Research Could Be Better, Draft Report Concludes
Just a “small subset” of studies that manipulate dangerous pathogens to give them new abilities pose potentially grave risks to the public.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
What 2015 Taught Insurance Fixed-Income Investors
Stress testing and modeling the risks of an rising risk environment will be key in 2016.
China Steps Up Scrutiny as Insurers’ Buying Spree Sweeps Vanke
Chinese regulators told insurers to make timely disclosures on investments in public stocks amid a buying spree.
Split Panel Relieves Insurers of Coverage for Crane Collapse
New York Law Journal
The panel parsed the meaning of what covered “temporary works” within a $700 million builders risk policy.
Shenzhen Landslide Casts Shadow Over China’s Success Story
New York Times
Disregard for safety standards and environmental regulations remains common despite growing risks.
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