JUNE

The difficulties of combating terrorism
CNBC Video
June 29, 2015

Torbjorn Soltvedt, deputy head of Middle East and North Africa at Verisk Maplecroft, discusses the threat of ISIS and terrorism around the world.

Getting Well Soon: The Next Trillion-Dollar Industry for P/C Insurers?
Carrier Management 
June 22, 2015

Sleeping on the job has never been a fast track to success, but sleeping on the way to the job may lead to an early and unscheduled retirement.

CargoNet: Cargo thefts increase over Fourth of July holiday
Landline Magazine
June 19, 2015

CargoNet’s Fourth of July Cargo Theft Trends report is featured in a story about cargo theft during the holiday weekend.

Corruption risk ripe in Sub-Saharan Africa: Report
CNBC TV (video)
June 17, 2015

Trevor Slack, principal analyst at Verisk Maplecroft, explains...

Wildfire season 2015: Here's how many Bay Area homes are at risk
San Francisco Business Times
June 15, 2015

Verisk’s Wildfire Risk Analysis Report is featured in a story about wildfire risks in the San Francisco Bay area.

Wildfire Report Shows 2 Million California Homes at Risk as Drought Continues
Insurance Journal
June 10, 2015

Verisk Climate’s Arindam Samanta is quoted in a story about Verisk’s Wildfire Risk Analysis Report.

Drones: The Next Big Risk
CNBC (Article)
June 5, 2015

In the aftermath of Nepal's earthquakes, there was a buzzing above the rubble. Squadrons of drones were at work on a humanitarian mission. In this role, drones equipped with cameras were flown over mountain roadways blocked by landslides to locate the injured and record potential damage to far-flung bridges and buildings.

Indian Stocks Decline as Rate-Cut Seen as Inadequate
Bloomberg News
June 2, 2015

India’s central bank lowered interest rates for a third time this year and said it’d wait to assess monsoon rains before acting again, an outlook that disappointed investors looking for more cuts to spur weak economic growth. Prashant Sawant, Senior Economist at Verisk Maplecroft, explained more on “The Pulse.”

How TRIA’s Reauthorization Impacts Terrorism Coverage
Risk Management
June 2, 2015

More than 13 years after the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001, resulted in the loss of almost 3,000 lives and approximately $44 billion in insured losses (in 2014 dollars), the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) was reauthorized this year for a third time.

The future is here: A strategy for success in the age of commercial drones
By Tracey Waller
Rough Notes
June 2015

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Tracey Waller discusses the risks associated with the use of drones.