Stephen C. Clarke

Stephen C. Clarke

Stephen C. Clarke, CPCU, is assistant vice president of ISO's Government Relations Division, responsible for ISO's interaction with government agencies on product filings and other regulatory matters. Steve has more than 30 years of experience in the industry, encompassing regulatory affairs, compliance, operations, and product development. Steve is also an adjunct instructor at St. John's University School of Risk Management.

    Posts by Stephen C. Clarke

    TRIA Extended, Uncertainty Too?

    Many in the insurance industry breathed a sigh of relief on January 12 when President Obama signed into law the much-anticipated Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015. And that’s understandable. The law reauthorized the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), the federal backstop that’s provided insurers with the confidence to offer terrorism insurance in […]

    How to Mitigate Supply Chain Risk: Cover Your Second-Tier Suppliers

    As supply chains increasingly extend across regional and continental borders and manufacturers become dependent on other firms to provide components of their end products, companies need to protect their operations, systems, and lines of production. Extended supply chains create more opportunity for disruption and, therefore, increase the potential for financial loss. Given that reality, companies […]

    Advancing Alternative Energy Sources

    As electricity costs rise and environmental concerns grow, solar power is becoming an increasingly attractive energy source. According to the International Energy Agency, solar photovoltaic technology could represent up to 25 percent of global electricity production by 2050. Such clean, inexpensive power — along with other forms of alternative energy — presents not only potential […]

    What Insurers Need to Know about Covering Renewable Energy Applications

    We’ve been hearing a lot about renewable energy lately, and interest in alternative energy options appears primed to explode in the years ahead. On Thursday, November 15, I joined a panel of experts for the A.M. Best webinar series, “What Insurers Need to Know about Covering Evolving Renewable Energy Applications,” sponsored by Mutual Boiler Re. The […]

    LISTEN – ISO’s Newest Commercial Property Rating Initiative: Enhanced Wind

    Please join 300 of your peers who’ve already tuned in to our web seminar on our newest commercial property rating initiative — ISO’s Enhanced Wind Rating Program. Joe Palmer, assistant vice president and actuary in Commercial Multi-Line Actuarial, and Bill Chermak, senior technical coordinator in Verisk Commercial Property, spoke about how the program uses wind-related […]

    ISO’s Enhanced Wind Rating Program is here

    On October 1, ISO launched our Enhanced Wind Rating Program, a commercial property rating program for the wind peril. You can find all the details on the program in the press release and on the Enhanced Wind Rating Program web page. The program quantifies a building’s resistance and exposure to wind damage. Using wind-related building […]