January 3, 2016: Facing the Solvency Storm, California Quake Swarm Questions and AI in Insurance

Averting Disaster
Handelsblatt Global (sub may be required)
Insurance firms around Europe will soon have to prove they can weather storms by publishing information on their financial stability. Experts warn that there is scope for misunderstanding and mistakes.

Quake Swarm Near the California-Mexico Border Gets Scientists’ Attention
LA Times
The Brawley Seismic Zone is particularly important to watch because it is the region that connects the San Andreas and Imperial faults.

Reinsurers Braced for Year of Cost-Cutting
Financial Times (sub may be required)
Contract renewal season delivers weaker prices for the fifth year in a row.

Artificial Intelligence Is Creeping Into the Insurance Industry
The Outline
But what does that really mean?

A Bigger Problem Than ISIS?
The New Yorker
The Mosul Dam is failing. A breach would cause a colossal wave that could kill as many as a million and a half people.


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