Ready for any weather

Energy Risk's Weather Risk e-symposium allowed executives to take part in a cutting-edge industry forum without leaving their offices - something many risk executives find difficult to do during times of market turmoil. A 16-strong multinational speaker line-up delivered insight into one of the few markets that has emerged relatively unscathed from the credit crisis: weather derivatives.

Conventional index-based weather derivatives and related markets, such as hurricane derivatives and catastrop