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5 things you need to know about 'Brexit'

Published June 24, 2016 CST

Exit negotiations between British and E.U. officials, along with factors that could affect the London market, will need to be addressed.

British vote to leave E.U. creates confusion for insurers

Published June 24, 2016 CST

Some are concerned that Britain's exit vote could make it difficult for U.K. insurers to write business throughout the European Union.

State cracks down on Berkshire units over unregulated comp policies

Published June 29, 2016 CST

California insurance regulators have issued cease-and-desist orders to two Berkshire Hathaway-owned companies.

Aetna, Humana extend merger deadline

Published June 24, 2016 CST

The extension may be a sign that the health insurers underestimated the hurdles they would have to jump to close the deal.

'Brexit' leaps to top of enterprise risk management concerns

Published June 27, 2016 CST

Risk managers will need to help their organizations assess the effect of Britain's vote to leave the European Union, experts say.

Out-of-pocket inpatient hospitalization costs up 37% after ACA passage

Published June 27, 2016 CST

Costs were the highest among those enrolled in individual health plans and consumer-directed health plans, a study says.

British E.U. exit opens global regulatory uncertainties

Published June 24, 2016 CST

International insurance and reinsurance observers say the so-called Brexit vote presents challenges and opportunities for non-British underwriters.

Many U.S. firms playing catch-up after Britain's surprise E.U. exit vote

Published June 27, 2016 CST

Even U.S. companies with "Brexit" contingency plans have said they were shocked it is now on track to become reality.

Health insurer joins stampede to narrow networks

Published June 27, 2016 CST

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is cutting back participation in the state's Affordable Care Act exchange after losing nearly $300 million.

The BI Top 10

Published June 24, 2016 CST

Concerns about Berkshire Hathaway comp policies and Disney's struggles after an alligator attack are among the top 10 most read features.

'Brexit' breakdown: Impact and analysis

Published June 27, 2016 CST

The United Kingdom's vote on June 23 to leave the European Union has sent shockwaves throughout the business and insurance communities, which are working to determine how the U.K.'s exit could impact European and international markets.

SupercalifragilBREXIT ... !

Published June 24, 2016 CST

The winds of change have hit the United Kingdom on its vote to leave the European Union.

U.K.'s exit from E.U. to significantly hit major insurers: A.M. Best

Published June 27, 2016 CST

A.M. Best Co. Inc. has said that Britain's decision to leave the European Union could significantly hit major insurers, reported The Royal Gazette.

Co-op joins insurers suing U.S. over ACA reimbursements

Published June 24, 2016 CST

Land of Lincoln has become the latest health insurer to sue the U.S. over funds owed under the health care law.

China moves closer to adopting controversial cyber security law

Published June 27, 2016 CST

The proposed law carries significant consequences for businesses and threatens greater internet censorship.

Ergonomics professionals seek shift to risk-based data

Published June 24, 2016 CST

Professionals in charge of their company's ergonomics programs would like to use leading indicators to measure success.

Brexit vote prompts fears over U.K. insurers' capital strength

Published June 28, 2016 CST

Market falls triggered by Britain's vote to leave the E.U. could impact British insurers' ability to pay dividends.

Noodles & Co. reports possible 4-month data breach

Published June 29, 2016 CST

The restaurant chain operator said a recent data security incident may have compromised payment info for some customers.

Former Willis exec joins rival

Published June 29, 2016 CST

London-based Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Ltd. on Wednesday said Jonathan Prinn has been named head of global placement, effective Sept. 12.

Starr Cos. appoints head of financial lines

Published June 27, 2016 CST

Starr Cos. has named Brian Inselberg senior vice president financial lines, the company said in a Monday statement.

European insurance snapshot

Published June 24, 2016 CST

The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union is expected to reverberate through the insurance markets.

Well-known comp disability guidelines removed from federal database

Published June 29, 2016 CST

The Official Disability Guidelines are the basis of how many states manage medical treatment for injured workers.

Teen plays risky game of ding dong ditch

Published June 29, 2016 CST

It may just sound like a harmless prank, but a game of ding dong ditch has led to a $50,000 lawsuit in Illinois.

Hiscox lead insurer for Turkey airport attacked by terrorists

Published June 30, 2016 CST

Forty-three people were killed during an attack Tuesday at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, which held terrorism cover from Hiscox.

XL Catlin launches global mergers and acquisitions insurance unit

Published June 27, 2016 CST

XL Catlin on Monday said it has formed a global mergers and acquisitions insurance division.