Falling oil prices, political violence and separatist movements will influence the global risk landscape in 2015, broker Marsh L.L.C. said in a report released on Wednesday.
Supporters of the federal terrorism insurance backstop are guardedly optimistic the next Congress will take up reauthorization of the program shortly after it convenes next month.
(Reuters) — Americans shopping for toy remote-controlled airplanes or helicopters may find, sometime in the near future, that they come with unexpected accessories: A raft of new regulations.
Risk and security experts examining the unprecedented cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. see it as a game-changer for companies who think they have a handle on cyber security.
Vermont is abandoning efforts to move to a publicly financed health care system to ensure universal coverage, Gov. Peter Shumlin said Wednesday.
A definitive ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on states' rights to ban gay marriage could come as early as June 2015, experts say, bringing welcome relief for employers and their benefits management staffs.
The lapse of the federal governments' terrorism insurance backstop program is unlikely to have any short-term impact on the ratings of insurance companies, according to rating agencies.
A U.K. government drive to attract and retain reinsurance business in London has been welcomed by market participants concerned about competitive threats posed by other jurisdictions.
Trustees of financially distressed multiemployer pension plans would be allowed to cut participants' benefits to prevent the plans from becoming insolvent under legislation given final congressional approval Saturday.
Hamilton, Bermuda-based James River Group Holdings Ltd., the parent company of excess and surplus lines insurer James River Insurance Co., raised about $231 million in its initial public offering Friday.
Home Depot Inc. will not have to continue paying workers compensation benefits for a Maine employee who has been missing since 2012 unless she reappears and appeals for benefits to be reinstated.
Warnings by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration could lead state workers compensation systems and payers to tighten treatment guidelines for epidural steroid injections.