Environmental

  • Daily Market Update

    Mobile apps will fail basic security tests… Insurance industry struggling to adapt to the digital age… And is fracking a risk worth taking?

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    ​Businesses left with losses after the Boston Marathon bombings not covered by terrorism insurance act… Employers get a break in Canada… And fracking raises health concerns in Yale University study…

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    The top ten causes of high-value claims…Government needs to do more on cyber threats… And lawyers are the real winners in industrial deafness claims…

  • ‘Green buildings’ pose challenges for insurers

    ‘Green buildings’ may be the future of environmentally sustainable properties but they pose concerns for insurers, according to experts at Zurich.

  • Synergies for Canadian and Cayman captive insurance markets

    More and more Canadian companies are moving to establish captive insurance arms in the Cayman Islands, according to the organization focused on tracking those developments.

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    Another natural risk hits the headlines as a volcano threatens to ground flights over Europe… Canadian IT professionals reveal vulnerabilities in their own systems… And Texan woman accused of murdering her husband awarded payout on his life insurance…

  • Dam break should be a wake-up call for business owners

    The recent dam break near Likely, B.C. and ensuing environmental disaster highlights the need for companies to match coverage to the exposure. Will Kramer, a senior risk consultant at Hub, takes a closer look at what lessons can be learned from the Mount Polley mining operations.

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    The emerging risk of hand gel?… Why big data offers huge opportunity to insurers… and ratings agency warns of over-exposure for reinsurance sector… And US retailers have again been hit by cyber criminals.

  • Bed bugged couple sues insurer over pollution exclusion

    When Neil and Patricia Whitney were forced to move out because their home was sprayed for bed bugs with a banned pesticide, they received a $450,000 settlement. Now, they’re after their insurance company.

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    ​Panama Canal expansion creates supersized risks… Android device breach adds to cyber threats… Renewable energy sector set to boost insurance business… And window cleaners terrifying day at work as high risk turns to reality.