Forty-four percent of countries have an identifiable risk of terrorist attack, according to Aon P.L.C.'s 10th annual terrorism and political violence map.
The collapse of a Bangladesh factory complex that killed more than 1,100 has brought new attention to supply chain risks associated with Western companies outsourcing production to low-wage countries, including risks to their brand reputations.
(Reuters) — SunTrust Banks Inc. won a court order on Friday preventing a Connecticut-based hedge fund from moving forward with a $13 million arbitration over mortgage-backed securities.
There's only room for one Woodchuck in Vermont, according to a lawsuit filed this month by the makers of Woodchuck Hard Cider.
The Michigan State Senate has approved legislation that would extend the state's controversial 1% tax on paid health care claims for another four years.
Trucking company Arkansas Best Corp. is freezing its pension plan for nonunion employees, completing a process it began in 2006.
(Reuters) — Credit-rating agency Standard & Poor's Corp. cut its rating on Berkshire Hathaway Inc., the insurance and industrial conglomerate controlled by billionaire investor Warren Buffett, one notch.
Superstorm Sandy's effect on property insurance pricing was muted in the first quarter of 2013, but underwriters are scrutinizing storm and flood risks more closely, according to a study by Marsh Inc.
Although reputational risks are becoming a front-of-mind concern for corporate executives, implementing strategies to minimize those risks is lagging, experts say.
The recent cyber attack on the daily deals website Living-Social.com demonstrates the vulnerability of online business operations, Internet security experts say.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The state of the workers compensation insurance market is “encouraging,” with the line's combined ratio improving by 6 percentage points and premium volume up 9% in 2012, NCCI Holdings Inc. said Thursday.
Insurers and employers are awaiting a rehearing on whether Florida's limit on temporary workers compensation benefits is unconstitutional, arguing that an earlier ruling could raise the state's comp system costs by $65 million a year.