Passengers and Airlines Not Likely to Find Sympathetic Ears at Insurers

This article explains the liability faced by air carriers arising out of the closure of most of Europe’s airspace for six days in April 2010, the lack of insurance to cover that loss and the new products being considered to cover such eventualities in future. Europe is now reflecting on the...

Federal Insurance Office and Future Federal Regulation of Insurance - the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

By Paul R. Walker-Bright, Partner, Reed Smith LLP In his commentary, “Reed Smith LLP on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act’s Affect on the Insurance Industry” Paul Walker-Bright states that on July 15, 2010 the United States Senate passed the “Dodd...

Nassim Nicholas Taleb's book “The Black Swan" and Climate Change-Related Legislative Hurdles and Challenges

Michael Cohen, Vice President, Government Affairs, Renaissance Reinsurance, was on the faculty of the Reinsurance Outlook 2010 seminar produced earlier this year by HB Litigation Conferences. During a session on climate change, Cohen shared his insights into the political challenges and hurdles that...

Video - Climate Change, Judging Scientific Findings, and Responding to Global Warming with WeatherPredict's Lew Rothstein, Ph.D.

Lew Rothstein, Ph.D., principal scientist with WeatherPredict Consulting, was on the faculty of “Reinsurance Outlook 2010,” a seminar produced earlier this year by HB Litigation Conferences. During a session on climate change, shared his views on our role in climate change, how to judge the...

Video - Rising Sea Levels and Climate Change - Lew Rothstein, Ph.D. of WeatherPredict Consulting

Lew Rothstein, Ph.D., principal scientist with WeatherPredict Consulting was on the faculty of “Reinsurance Outlook 2010,” a seminar produced earlier this year by HB Litigation Conferences. During a session on climate change, he gave a primer on the causes and impact of global sea-level rise...