May 3, 2016: AIG Profits Stop, Greenlight Go and American Climate Refugees
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May 3, 2016: AIG Profits Stop, Greenlight Go and American Climate Refugees

Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today

It’s the Year 2020…How’s Your Cybersecurity?

The Conversation

Imagining possible futures can help us plan a secure information technology environment for the years to come.

Resettling the First American ‘Climate Refugees’

New York Times

The Isle de Jean Charles resettlement plan is one of the first programs of its kind in the world.

Hurricanes Fuel Carbon Uptake in Southeastern U.S. Forests

UPI

“Our results are yet one more very good reason to protect these vast forests,” said researcher Ana Barros.

Policy: Security Spending Must Cover Disease Outbreaks

Nature

Leaders call for research and development funding and coordination to counter global infectious-disease threats.

Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today

Greenlight Re Has First Profit Since 2014 on Einhorn Rebound

Bloomberg

Greenlight Capita posted a quarterly profit for the first time since 2014 on a rebound in the reinsurer’s investment portfolio.

AIG Swings to Loss, Hurt by Hedge-Fund Losses

WSJ (sub may be required)

The loss on hedge funds widened to $537 million from $349 million in last year’s first quarter.

Eye of the Storms: Florida Insurance Commissioner Wields Far-Reaching Power

Tampa Bay Tribune

It is the most powerful job in state government most people can’t name.

Germany Wants Stricter Limit on Guaranteed Life Insurance Returns

Reuters

Germany’s so-called guaranteed interest rate is meant to preserve the financial health of industry players by preventing them from outbidding each other.

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