Insurance Roundup, August 11, 2017


Global Risk Insights

  • Italy’s banking dilemma: Improving, but still needing help

    by Arthur Guarino on 2017-08-11 at 12:00Italy’s banking industry has gone through a recent rough period. But with an infusion of new funds and a call for much needed reforms, there may be a chance that there will be improvement. The post Italy’s banking dilemma: Improving, but still needing help appeared first on Global Risk […]

  • The domestic and global shocks of the growing water crisis in China

    by Ben Abbs on 2017-08-10 at 12:00The reverberations of China’s water security crisis have already had global implications, notably encouraging the Arab Spring. The post The domestic and global shocks of the growing water crisis in China appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Algeria’s battle against terror

    by Emily Boulter on 2017-08-10 at 09:00The Islamic State in Algeria has faced a pushback as the local authorities are no strangers to counterterrorism. The post Algeria’s battle against terror appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Significant Barriers Remain for Asia’s RCEP deal

    by Peter Hays on 2017-08-08 at 12:00India’s commerce secretary claims “enough political will [exists] to expedite the conclusion” of RCEP. Yet many barriers, both economic & political remain. The post Significant Barriers Remain for Asia’s RCEP deal appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Activist investors: More harm than good

    by Arthur Guarino on 2017-08-08 at 08:00The role of activist investors in American boardrooms has grown in recent years. But the dilemma is whether they make a positive impact on a company or do more harm than good. The post Activist investors: More harm than good appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

Claims Journal

  • Research Finds USBs Pose Data Leakage Risk

    on 2017-08-11 at 09:00USB connections, the most common interface used globally to connect external devices to computers, are vulnerable to information ‘leakage’, making them even less secure than has been thought, Australian research has shown. University of Adelaide researchers tested more than 50 […]

  • Corrosion Considered in Deadly Ohio Fair Ride Accident

    on 2017-08-11 at 08:59A manufacturer’s explanation that corrosion caused an amusement ride to fly apart in a deadly accident at the Ohio State Fair doesn’t answer why or when it began rusting away or how it went unnoticed. The details released by the […]

  • American Flight Highlights Hazards Posed by Turbulence

    on 2017-08-11 at 08:37At some point during many flights, the captain will calmly announce that there could be some bumps ahead and so passengers must be seated with their seatbelts on. The plane might seem to bobble or bounce a bit, but rarely […]

  • Report Outlines Climate Change’s Effect on States

    on 2017-08-11 at 08:25A draft federal science report on the effects of global warming breaks down how climate change has already hit different regions of the United States. It also projects expected changes by region. OVERALL (contiguous 48 states) -The annual average temperature […]

  • Hackers Want to Shut Down Factories for Pay

    on 2017-08-11 at 08:05The malware entered the North Carolina transmission plant’s computer network via email last August, just as the criminals wanted, spreading like a virus and threatening to lock up the production line until the company paid a ransom. AW North Carolina […]

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