Category: Regulation

Economic Climate Makes Understanding Insurance Increasingly Important

Economic Climate Makes Understanding Insurance Increasingly Important By Lewis Nibbelin, Guest Blogger for Triple-I Insurance coverage has long been “a grudge purchase – a once-or-twice-a-year transaction that many consumers didn’t want to think about,” Triple-I CEO Sean Kevelighan said in a recent episode of the “All Eyes on Economics” podcast. But in today’s dynamic economic […]

Triple-I Experts Speakon Climate Risk, Resilience

Triple-I Experts Speakon Climate Risk, Resilience Hurricane Beryl’s rapid escalation from a tropical storm to a Category 5 hurricane does not bode well for the 2024 Atlantic Hurricane season, which is already projected to be of above-average intensity, warns Triple-I non-resident scholar Dr. Philip Klotzbach. “This early-season storm activity is breaking records that were set […]

Evolving Risks Demand Integrated Approaches

Evolving Risks Demand Integrated Approaches Even as the Smokehouse Creek Fire – the largest wildfire ever to burn across Texas – was declared “nearly contained” this week, the Texas A&M Service warned that conditions are such that the remaining blazes could spread and even more might break out. “Today, the fire environment will support the potential for multiple, […]

NAIC, FIO to Collaborate on Data Collection Around Climate Risk

NAIC, FIO to Collaborate on Data Collection Around Climate Risk When the U.S. Treasury Department’s Federal Insurance Office (FIO) announced in December 2022 that it was considering a new data-reporting mandate for certain property/casualty insurers, it raised red flags for insurers and policyholders. In response to a request for comments on the proposed data call, Triple-I told FIO the […]

Federal “Reinsurance” Proposal Raises Red Flags

Federal “Reinsurance” Proposal Raises Red Flags By Sean Kevelighan, Triple-I CEO Legislation proposed by U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) to create a federal “catastrophe reinsurance program” raises several concerns that warrant scrutiny and discussion – starting with the question: Does what’s being proposed even qualify as insurance? If enacted into law, the bill would establish […]

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