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U.S. corporate health exchanges find no new blue chip clients

Published December 15, 2014 CST

(Reuters) — Companies in the health care sector have invested hundreds of millions of dollars to build exchanges that allow company employees to buy their own insurance, betting that Corporate America wants to get out of managing workers' health benefits.

Electronic payment intermediary Charge Anywhere reports data breach

Published December 15, 2014 CST

Charge Anywhere L.L.C., a firm that operates as an intermediary between retailers' point-of-sale systems and their payment processors, has reported that an unauthorized hacker may have had access to its consumer data.

Congress gives final OK to bill allowing multiemployer pension plan benefit cuts

Published December 15, 2014 CST

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.

U.S. CEOs threaten to pull tacit Obamacare support over 'wellness' spat

Published December 01, 2014 CST

(Reuters) — Leading U.S. CEOs, angered by the Obama administration's challenge to certain "workplace wellness" programs, are threatening to side with anti-Obamacare forces unless the government backs off.

New York City asbestos court tops 'judicial hellholes' list for 2014

Published December 16, 2014 CST

The New York City Asbestos Litigation court heads the American Tort Reform Foundation's 2014-2015 list of “Judicial Hellholes,” released Tuesday.

Louisiana to cut workers compensation insurance rates by 2.4%

Published December 17, 2014 CST

Louisiana businesses will see a 2.4% cut in workers compensation insurance rates as of May 1, 2015, according to the state’s insurance department.

Surplus lines insurer James River raises $231 million in IPO

Published December 12, 2014 CST

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.