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Opioid Crisis: an evolving challenge for insurers

For the last 20 years, the U.S. has been the world's leading
opioid prescriber -- by a long shot ...

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"You Can't Handle the Truth"

Readers of this blog may remember my post from January 2016 entitled New Drug Therapies and the Quality/Cost Quandary ...

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Therapeutic Cannabis

This article is a brief introduction to therapeutic cannabis, the physiological responses to its use, as well as its effects ...

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What would make you buy life insurance?

Even today, the words of my manager in my first job as an actuary still ring loud: "Life insurance is ...

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Political risks of today

Political risks of today: should reinsurance reinvent itself for a better tomorrow ?

"Political risks are on the rise, and we ...

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"Mrs. Reilly……And Only Mrs. Reilly "

Legal drama enthusiasts will recognize this line from one of my favorite movies, "My Cousin Vinny" almost immediately. The context ...

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MINING KNOWLEDGE FROM WIKIPEDIA

Have you ever wondered if an encyclopedia could also be used in shaping-up re/insurance products? Or, did you ever ...

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Driving Commitment


 

Perhaps it is not the most obvious and glamorous aspect of aviation but ground handling and the servicing of commercial ...

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Concussion – not just a professional sport issue

The issue of the long-term effect of concussion on professional sportsmen has become a major topic of discussion in the ...

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The futile search for universal "laws" of human behaviour

One reason I love attending the annual behavioural economics conference Nudgestock is that I always pick up a few brilliant ...

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Cybersecurity Protocol for International Arbitration

International arbitration in the digital landscape warrants consideration of what constitutes reasonable cybersecurity measures to protect the information exchanged during ...

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Artificial intelligence is now

The (Re)insurance industry used to have the label of one of the least innovative areas for customer experience. But ...

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Dependence is the opposite of resilience

A couple weeks ago I met with Jane Portas, the lead author of a brilliant study called Securing the Financial ...

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U.S. Opioid Epidemic

This is an informative article about the U.S. Opioid "Epidemic," the related litigation against Opioid manufacturers, distributors and others ...

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The World is Flat

(The Insurance World Could Be, I Mean)

I love reading things that broaden my horizons, teach me something and make ...

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