November 11, 2016: P/C Insurers in Glee Over Trump, Megatrust Project Funded and a new Venture Backed Underwriting Platform
Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
Earthquake Mega-Thrust Study Gets Boost from Rutherford Discovery Fellowship
Scientists believe it’s only a matter of time until a mega-thrust earthquake hits the North Island’s east coast, and one seismologist is racing to understand what this would mean.
How Lightning Strikes Can Improve Storm Forecasts
University of Washington
Lightning strike information has recently been introduced into weather prediction, and a UW study shows ways to apply it in storm forecasts.
The Nation Faces Vitally Important Weather Challenges as Political Power Transitions
The nation’s weather-climate physical and intellectual infrastructure must remain strong and be taken to new heights.
TechEd: Bird’s Eye View of The Earth
SAP has partnered with the European Space Agency to create the Earth Observation Analysis service.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
Allianz Profit Rises 36%; Pimco Has First Inflows Since 2013
Europe’s biggest insurer said third-quarter profit rose 36 percent, helped by higher earnings at the life and health insurance unit.
Insurance CEOs Welcome Chance Of Less Regulation Under Trump
With Donald Trump’s win in the presidential race, insurers are looking forward to the possibility of lower corporate income taxes and less regulation.
Cape Analytics Raises $14 Million to Use Computer Vision for Better Insurance Quotes
Cape Analytics has raised $14 million to use computer vision and machine learning to improve automated property underwriting for insurance companies.
China Says May Relax Foreign Ownership Controls on Financial Firms – Statement
China may allow foreign investors to hold controlling stakes in mainland securities, fund management and insurance companies.
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