AIG’s Six-month CAT Bond a Hit

Sometimes you need coverage for just a few months of the year. For those in hurricane-prone areas of the country, covering the risk for the six-month hurricane season meant buying an annual policy. Not the most cost-effective solution, but the only...

Risk News Roundup

I'm still settling back in post-RIMS. That doesn't mean things aren't happening -- plenty of announcements flooded my in box this past week, and much of it noteworthy. Just a few of the latest happenings in insurance and risk management: Lockton...

More RIMS Happenings

Now that the annual RIMS Conference & Exhibition is a week in the rearview mirror, I wanted to revisit some of the cool things that came from this year's show. There were waves of announcements -- so many that this writer would have had to clone...

RIMS Up Close

Ah, New Orleans. Great food, great music, great storms. Huh? This year's Risk & Insurance Management Society (RIMS) Conference and Exhibition kicked off in style. A party at Mardi Gras World, I heard, was great. I can't speak to it personally...