MasterCard, Target fail to reach settlement on 2013 data breach
(Reuters) — MasterCard Inc., the world's No. 2 debit and credit card company, said it failed to reach a settlement with Target Corp. over claims related to the 2013 data breach at the retailer as a key condition was not met.
PartnerRe refocuses on Axis offer after Exor bid stalls
PartnerRe Ltd. on Friday said it would seek shareholder approval for its merger with Axis Capital Holdings Ltd. after its overture to enter discussions with Exor S.p.A. were rebuffed by the Italian investment firm.
Firefighters' pension contribution hike dies in Texas Assembly
A bill to increase Houston firefighters' pension contributions and save the city more than $70 million in pension payments over the next three years fell apart after failing to reach a full vote of the Texas General Assembly before the...
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School's out! Injuries to teen workers swell
As the summer job season approaches and more teens begin looking for work, employers should focus on training and giving them age-appropriate tasks.
Ruby Tuesday settles male servers' gender bias case
Restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday Inc. has agreed to pay $100,000 to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment...
HSBC wins reversal of $2.46 billion Household judgment
(Reuters) — A U.S. appeals court on Thursday reversed a $2.46 billion judgment against HSBC Holdings P.L.C. in a long-running securities...
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Moderate hurricane season predicted, but storm risks remain
Hurricane forecasters predict a strong El Niño weather pattern this year will likely lead to another quiet Atlantic hurricane season, but there's a caveat: similar conditions prevailed in 1992, which was the last time a Category 5 storm struck...
Cyber insurance claims disputes start heading to court
Insurers are fighting having to pay for the settlement of a data breach suit or providing a defense for allegedly mishandled data in early challenges to relatively new cyber coverage, but they also raise a longtime issue: the need to negotiate...
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Q&A: Bradley L. Kading, Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers
Bradley L. Kading has been president and executive director of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers since 2005. Before joining ABIR, he served as senior vice president and director of state affairs for the Reinsurance Association of ...
Record shareholder settlements pressure directors and officers
Record settlements will shape the direction of shareholder derivative litigation in 2015 and beyond. Stephanie Resnick and John C. Fuller, corporate governance attorneys at Fox Rothschild L.L.P., explore the situation and see some relief in the...
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Nurses struggle with injuries despite lifting aids
As nurses and other health care workers continue to suffer high levels of lifting-related musculoskeletal injuries, safety managers are working to establish workplace patient handling regimens before proposed legislation would mandate such...
ACE 4D: Power of Predictive Analytics
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Next Steps for Mid-Career Professionals
This interactive webinar will introduce participants to the world of executive coaching, while also providing an opportunity to pose questions of...