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Gallagher captive manager Artex discloses it's subject to IRS probe

Published September 10, 2014 CST

Artex Risk Solutions Inc. has confirmed that it is involved in an Internal Revenue Service probe into captive insurers formed under 831(b) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Aon Risk Solutions fills U.S. financial management positions

Published September 09, 2014 CST

Aon P.L.C.'s Aon Risk Solutions operation announced a series of changes to the management of its U.S. financial services group management team on Monday.

California law guarantees workers three paid sick days a year

Published September 10, 2014 CST

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Wednesday legislation that provides California workers with up to 24 hours or three days of paid sick leave per year.

Hiscox offers specialty coverages for asset management firms

Published September 09, 2014 CST

Hiscox USA, a unit of Hiscox Ltd. is introducing a portfolio of policies that provide up to $5 million of primary or excess coverage for asset management firms including private equity funds, venture funds and hedge funds.

Former New York Mets executive sues team owner for pregnancy discrimination

Published September 11, 2014 CST

A former New York Mets executive says one of the team’s co-owners routinely harassed, humiliated and eventually fired her because he objected to her being pregnant and unmarried, according to a federal lawsuit.

Willis names former Marsh exec Scott Hull as head of surety

Published September 15, 2014 CST

Willis Group Holdings P.L.C. has named former Marsh L.L.C. executive Scott Hull as executive vice president and head of surety.

Integro adds middle-market expertise with two broker hires

Published September 15, 2014 CST

Integro Ltd. is bolstering its middle-market practice with the addition of two experienced brokers focused on its operations in New York and New Jersey.

Missouri workers comp law bars negligence lawsuit against co-worker: Court

Published September 10, 2014 CST

A construction worker can't file a negligence action against his supervisor despite the fact that the exclusive remedy provisions of Missouri's workers compensation law didn't cover co-workers at the time he was injured.

Gallagher buys Connecticut-based benefits consultant

Published September 09, 2014 CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. on Tuesday announced the purchase of Everett James Inc., a Ridgefield, Connecticut-based employee benefits broker and consultant.

Minn. company charged with requesting too much employee medical information

Published September 09, 2014 CST

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Tuesday charged a power generation equipment company with violating the Americans with Disabilities Act by requiring an employee to submit overly broad medical release forms.

More brokers sharing critical big data insight with mid-market clients

Published July 20, 2014 CST

After decades of gathering and warehousing data on insurance purchases, exposures and claims from their commercial clients, more insurance brokers are offering to share the power of their “big data” sets with their middle-market clients.