Andrew Blancher, CPCU

Andrew Blancher, CPCU, is director of commercial automobile product development and Emerging Issues at Verisk. You can contact him at

September 16, 2021

Is this the next major liability event?

New research from Verisk Emerging Issues explores whether PFAS "forever chemicals" have the makings of a major liability event.

September 14, 2021

Putting the next generation of insurance talent in focus

New research from Verisk Emerging Issues and students at ISU sheds light on the potentially staggering costs of a solar flare.

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June 7, 2021

The emerging risks that some insurance students are focused on

Insurance and risk management students highlighted these emerging risks in a recent collaboration with ISO Emerging Issues.

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April 6, 2021

Top issues in the 2021 ISO Emerging Issues bracket challenge

The ISO Emerging Issues bracket challenge highlights key issues facing insurers in 2021. Learn which issue took the top spot this year.

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February 26, 2021

The 2021 ISO Emerging Issues bracket challenge is on

Learn about which insurance and risk management issues are topping the 2021 ISO Emerging Issues bracket challenge.

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December 9, 2020

New Verisk report explores health and safety in a world marked by COVID-19

This year's Verisk Perspectives report explores emerging risks, including flash droughts, energy transitions, air pollution, obesity, and civil unrest.

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November 25, 2020

Smarter with ISO: How the ISO Emerging Issues team is nurturing the rising generation of insurance talent

Learn how students studying insurance and risk management are collaborating with the ISO Emerging Issues team.

August 17, 2020

E-sports is a billion-dollar industry—it could be a risky one, too

As e-sports rocket into the mainstream, its risk exposures are coming into view. Here's what you need to know.

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July 7, 2020

The era of vehicle hacking is here. Are insurers ready?

Learn about a new ISO insurance coverage for auto vehicle hacks.

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May 21, 2020

How to manage the risks from SIM card swapping

An introduction to the threat of SIM card swapping and how a risk management approach can mitigate its risks.

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May 11, 2020

The “quiet risk” insurers need to know about

Exploring the implications of human trafficking for insurance and risk management professionals.

April 9, 2020

E-Scooters: An unexpected cyber risk

We know e-scooters can pose physical dangers, but there's a growing body of evidence that they're a cybersecurity risk as well.

December 20, 2019

Preparing today for the risks of tomorrow

Here are the key emerging risks that insurance companies need to know about for 2020.

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December 5, 2019

ISO Emerging Issues collaborates with East Carolina University to examine active shooter risk

An examination of the implications of mass shootings from an insurance and risk management perspective.

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November 27, 2019

ISO collaborates with East Carolina University to examine how cannabinoids and terpenes may affect cannabis risk

Cannabis is packed with chemical compounds, called cannabinoids, that could be used for medicine and other products. But are these compounds safe?