An Insurance Executive’s COVID-19 Survival Story

In early January 2021, Andrew Rear's health took a turn for the worse. After suffering two weeks with COVID-19, the 50-year-old former head of Munich Re's Digital Partners thought he was on the mend. ...

Emerging Damage: The Case of Melamine

Emerging risks evolve through three phases: emerging interest, emerging damage and emerging litigation. During the "emerging interest" phase, scientists, regulators or legal scholars first flag the ...

Swiss Re’s Risk Radar

Swiss Re's annual SONAR report, published in early June, highlights 14 emerging risks that will impact different sectors of the insurance industry in different time frames. The accompanying chart ...

Hurricanes and COVID-19

The 2020 hurricane season will be an active one according to all the major forecasters. Colorado State University said there is a 69 percent chance of a major U.S. landfalling hurricane. The tally ...