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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:05:20 +0000
BP Plc raised the amount it will pay this year for the Deepwater Horizon accident as thousands of lawsuits related to the biggest oil spill in U.S. history start to wind down. The 2010 explosion at a well in the …
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:51:45 +0000
Insurance Center of New England (ICNE), based in Agawam, Mass., has added Eastman & Davis Insurance Agency of West Springfield, Mass., to its company. ICNE is a privately-owned and independent insurance agency with three offices in Agawam, Gardner and ...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:40:41 +0000
Risk Placement Services (RPS) has announced the opening of a branch office in Hopkinton, Mass. RPS is a managing general agent, underwriting manager and nationally focused wholesale insurance broker. Rich Martino is executive vice president and branch ...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:01:53 +0000
CVS Health Corp. said Friday it has “no plans” to move Aetna from Connecticut’s capital city, reversing last year’s announcement by the insurance giant that it would move its headquarters to another state after nearly two centuries in Hartford, Conn. …
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:01:05 +0000
A stand-off between Britain and the European Union over the future of London’s vast financial services industry is shaping up as one of the key Brexit battlegrounds of this year. EU trade negotiator Michel Barnier has said there will be …
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:36:06 +0000
Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. (R&Q) announced the sale of its Insurance Services and Captive Management Operations to Davies Group, a London-based operations management, consultancy and digital solutions provider. The transaction involves ...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:15:41 +0000
Argo Group International Holdings Ltd., the international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, announced the renewal of Harambee Re Ltd. as Argo Group’s sidecar reinsurer for 2018. Launched in 2013, the sidecar continues with th...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:46:25 +0000
Fraud in the U.K. rose to 2.1 billion pounds ($2.9 billion), the most in 15 years, as the police commander in charge of fighting the crime said the amount of evidence was setting back investigations. The value of finance and …
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:00:46 +0000
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether the Securities and Exchange Commission’s in-house judges were appointed in violation of the Constitution, agreeing to hear a case that could upend administrative hearing systems across the federal government. ...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:00:28 +0000
A U.S. appeals court said a shareholder lawsuit accusing Goldman Sachs Group Inc. of fraudulently claiming to put client interests before its own when creating risky subprime securities before the financial crisis, including a collateralized debt oblig...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:47:26 +0000
State health officials are proposing a multifaceted plan for confronting the drug crisis killing hundreds of West Virginians each year, one that would require action by everyone from lawmakers to doctors to judges to emergency responders to the general...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:12 +0000
A group of insurance and risk management professionals are working together to make a difference in one of North Carolina’s largest cities. The group, Community Matters: Insurance Partners of Charlotte, started in 2012 to help raise funds to build a …
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:49:36 +0000
The mudslides on the California coastal town of Montecito have devastated a wealthy enclave where billionaires including Charlie Munger, Eric Schmidt and Oprah Winfrey own properties, with hundreds of millions of dollars of damage in one of America’s m...
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:01:34 +0000
A stricken Iranian tanker that sank in the East China Sea on Sunday in the worst oil ship disaster in decades has produced a large oil slick, Chinese media and Japanese authorities said on Monday, as worries grew over damage …
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:39:51 +0000
The developer of an $88 million high-rise project in downtown Des Moines has announced plans to trade the land to an insurance company in exchange for a portion of a downtown property. Blackbird Investments’ announcement leaves the future of its …
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:34:20 +0000
Crews worked through the night to extinguish large fire at a recycling facility in suburban Chicago. No injuries were reported following the fire that started late on Jan. 10 in Des Plaines. Deputy Chief Peter Dyer of the Des Plaines …
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:31:40 +0000
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced it has acquired AquaSurance LLC in Houston, Texas. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2002 by Harry Peyton and Marshall Schoth, AquaSurance is a property/casualty broker focused exclusively on se...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:30:50 +0000
J.M. Wilson has hired Taylor James as assistant property/casualty underwriter in its Westerville, Ohio, office. James is responsible for assisting underwriters on a wide variety of property and casualty risks, as well as quoting new and renewal busines...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:24:02 +0000
Fifty Philadelphia Insurance Companies (PHLY) employees are supporting the company’s efforts to plant 80,000 trees for the third consecutive year through a two-day project near Austin, Texas. Employees have finished their second day of planting in Bast...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:36:39 +0000
The oldest victim swept away in a California mudslide was Jim Mitchell, who had celebrated his 89th birthday the day before. He died with his wife of more than 50 years, Alice. The youngest, 3-year-old Kailly Benitez, was one of …
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:19:15 +0000
Salt Lake City, Utah-based Leavitt Group Insurance Advisors has named Mike Scott a senior risk advisor and director of program business. Scott will focus on middle markets, large accounts, and hard-to-place specialty risks. He specializes in insurance ...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:17:13 +0000
Hub International Ltd. (Hub), the Chicago-based insurance brokerage, announced it has acquired a property and casualty insurance book of business from Montreal broker Daniel Picard. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Daniel Picard’s property ...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:13:35 +0000
All Risks Ltd. has added Brandon Aasen to its San Francisco, Calif. office as a property broker. Aasen will be responsible for producing new property business for the West Coast. He will also specialize in commercial property coverages including differ...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:18:49 +0000
Hartford, Conn.-based The Hartford and New York City-headquartered Travelers confirmed they are among several companies giving their employees bonuses of $1,000 each if they earn $75,000 or less annually as a result of what U.S. Treasury Secretary Stev...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:11:53 +0000
A Massachusetts radiology lab says it has lost a portable hard drive that may contain the personal information and X-ray images of almost 9,400 patients. Charles River Medical Associates, based in Framingham, Mass., mailed letters this week to patients...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:11:16 +0000
A stricken Iranian oil tanker continued exploding on Friday, hampering rescue efforts, Chinese state media reported, as Japan’s Coast Guard said the ship drifted away from the Chinese coast and into Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ). The ship, whic...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:08:49 +0000
The Vermont Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill that would allow the recreational use of marijuana, putting the state on course to become the first in the country to legalize pot by an act of the Legislature …
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:01:16 +0000
New York City is halting a $9.6 million incentive package offered to Aetna to move its headquarters to the city. The insurance giant announced in June that it would move its headquarters to New York City beginning in late 2018 …
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:24:24 +0000
Ford Motor Co. said on Thursday it had confirmed a second death in an older pickup truck caused by a defective airbag inflator of Takata Corp. and urged 2,900 owners in North America to stop driving immediately until they can …
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:17:46 +0000
General Motors Co. is seeking U.S. government approval for a fully autonomous car – one without a steering wheel, brake pedal or accelerator pedal – to enter the automaker’s first commercial ride-sharing fleet in 2019, executives said. For passengers w...