Insurance Roundup, August 2, 2017


Global Risk Insights

  • To the victor belong the spoils: The future of green energy

    by Joanna Eva on 2017-08-02 at 12:00In recent years, China has pushed for the rapid development of renewable energy infrastructure, touting itself as the leader of innovative green energy. The post To the victor belong the spoils: The future of green energy appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The real game Macron is playing with Fincantieri and STX

    by Nicola Bilotta on 2017-08-02 at 09:00A few days ago, Macron temporarily nationalised STX France’s shipyard to prevent the Italian company Fincantieri’s acquisition of STX. The post The real game Macron is playing with Fincantieri and STX appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Corruption allegations take center stage in Malaysian general election campaign

    by Peter Hays on 2017-08-01 at 12:00The return of Mahathir Mohamad may be a key factor in uniting the opposition and reviving allegations of corruption against current PM Najib Razak. The post Corruption allegations take center stage in Malaysian general election campaign appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The Week Ahead

    by Luke Iott on 2017-07-31 at 05:33Russia retaliates against sanctions. Pakistan politics falter. PM Shinzo Abe stabilizes support. India lowers interest rates. All in The Week Ahead. The post The Week Ahead appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Kayin state struggles expose Myanmar’s energy dilemma

    by Alexander Macleod on 2017-07-29 at 12:00Renewed interest in coal in Myanmar carries broad risks for the government. But while greener energy is desirable, renewables come with their own problems. The post Kayin state struggles expose Myanmar’s energy dilemma appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

Claims Journal

  • Missouri Mansion Contractor Fraud Suit Settled

    on 2017-08-02 at 13:12The owner of a 72,000-square-foot (6690-sq. meter), five-story mansion in southwestern Missouri has settled a lawsuit against the supplier of concrete used to build the 13-bedroom castle-style behemoth. The July 21 settlement avoided a jury trial that was scheduled to […]

  • Insurer Settles Washington High School Shooting Lawsuit for $18M

    on 2017-08-02 at 13:08The families of five Washington state high school students shot in a high school cafeteria in 2014 have settled a lawsuit against the school district’s insurance company for $18 million. Attorney Lincoln Beauregard, who represented the plaintiffs, said the settlement […]

  • Insurer Reports Motorcycle Crashes Spike in August

    by Denise Johnson on 2017-08-02 at 08:44The last month of summer could bring a spike in motorcycle claims, according to American Modern Insurance Group. The insurer reports that of the 60,400 motorcycles it insures, 570 were involved in crashes in August 2015 and 2016. Many motorcycle […]

  • Understanding How an Automated Car Platoon Works

    on 2017-08-02 at 08:17With emerging automated driving technology, self-driving cars may soon have the capability to talk to each other and form a platoon on a highway. The vehicle at the very front of the platoon controls the speed. The following vehicles then […]

  • Agencies Disagree On Whether FEMA Should Take Back Katrina $2B From New Orleans

    on 2017-08-02 at 08:09The Federal Emergency Management Agency should take back $2 billion dollars in grants approved to fix New Orleans sewers and water pipes damaged by Hurricane Katrina, and to repair streets afterward, a federal audit says. FEMA says no. The Department […]

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