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“The Roundup” is Origami Risk’s weekly bulletin of headlines and resources impacting risk, compliance, safety, P&C insurance, and healthcare.

Mon, May 23 | Climate considerations in the home-buying process 

Natural disasters were once considered low-probability/high-cost events, they are now increasing in both frequency and intensity. (Continue reading)  

Wed, May 25 | SEC to unveil rule to crackdown on funds ESG ‘Greenwashing’ Tech 

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday will propose rule changes aimed at stamping out unfounded claims by funds on their environmental, social. and corporate governance (ESG) credentials, and enforcing more standardization of such disclosures. (Continue reading) 

Thu, May 26 | NOAA: Atlantic to see up to 21 storms this hurricane season 

The Atlantic is poised for its seventh consecutive overactive hurricane season, a worrying forecast for coastal residents, as well as energy and commodity markets already roiled by Russia’s war in Ukraine. (Continue reading) 

Thu, May 26 | Can U.S. Gunmakers Be Liable for Mass Shooting?  

Since 2005, the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) has provided near blanket immunity for gun makers and dealers from liability for crimes committed with their products. However, there are on-going attempts to use the courts to hold manufacturers liable for mass shootings. (Continue reading) 

Thu, May 26 | Most companies don’t have enterprise-wide cyber approach 

Although nearly 75% of organizations have experienced cyberattacks, most companies have not adopted an enterprise-wide approach to cyber risk, says a report. (Continue reading)  

Thu, May 26 | Private P/C insurers’ net income up slightly in 2021 

Private U.S. property/casualty insurers’ net income rose slightly to $61.9 billion in 2021 from $60.3 billion in 2020, but the groups’ combined ratio deteriorated to 99.6% from 98.6%, according to a report released Thursday by Verisk Inc. (Continue reading) 

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