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 recent collapse of a Bangladesh clothing 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…
Hannover Rück S.E. has launched an energy-saving warranty insurance product for industrial enterprises in Germany.
States are struggling with many of the same challenges that face their business counterparts in the private sector when it comes to cyber security. The risks associated with cyber security are illustrated by a situation that occurred in South…
A 65-year-old couple retiring in 2013 without employer-provided retiree health insurance will need about $220,000 to pay future medical-related expenses, Fidelity Investments said in an analysis released Thursday.
The need for the COBRA safety net is expected to shrink dramatically next year when the health care reform law will enable many COBRA beneficiaries to buy federally subsidized health coverage through public insurance exchanges.
(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.
Increased demand for Sharia-compliant insurance coverage for large and medium-size commercial risks has prompted the launch of a managing general agent in London and likely will lead to more insurers offering Sharia-compliant products, experts say.
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.