Business Insurance - Web News http://businessinsurance.com/section/news http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:05:34 EST 10 Census Bureau to release uninsured report Sept. 16 http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150731/NEWS03/150739969 20150731/NEWS03/150739969 The U.S. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:13:29 EST Two charged in 2011 cyber breach at Michaels retailer http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150731/NEWS06/150739970 20150731/NEWS06/150739970 (Reuters) — Two southern Californians were criminally charged over their alleged roles in a conspiracy to steal 94,000 credit and debit card numbers from Michaels Stores Inc. customers in a prominent 2011 cyber attack affecting the largest U.S. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:58:35 EST First quake insurance rate hike in 18 years: 19% http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150731/NEWS09/150739971 20150731/NEWS09/150739971 Earthquake insurance premiums in Japan are set to increase for the first time in 18 years, reported Enformable. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:47:56 EST Report urges public-private cyber-catastrophe reinsurance scheme http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150731/NEWS09/150739972 20150731/NEWS09/150739972 A new report by Z/Yen Group Ltd. says that a public-private cyber-catastrophe reinsurance scheme could provide reinsurance cover to insurers, as reported by Out-Law.com. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:46:33 EST MasterCard to pay $61 million to settle credit card fees lawsuit http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150731/NEWS09/150739973 20150731/NEWS09/150739973 MasterCard Inc. will make a payment of $61 million to UK-based retailer Tesco P.L.C. to settle a lawsuit over credit card fees, reports Bloomberg Business. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:45:15 EST New guidelines released to regulate Internet insurance sales http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150731/NEWS09/150739974 20150731/NEWS09/150739974 Guidelines to regulate the Internet insurance business in China have been released by the China Insurance Regulatory Commission, reports Crienglish. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:43:22 EST Producer recalls 25,000 cases of organic soft drinks http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150731/NEWS09/150739975 20150731/NEWS09/150739975 Better Drinks Company Co. is recalling 25,000 cases of Phoenix organic range soft drinks, as reported by Stuff.co.nz. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:42:05 EST Nation’s premiums on track to grow 4.5% http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150731/NEWS09/150739976 20150731/NEWS09/150739976 In the first half of 2015, revenue from direct premiums produced by the Brazilian insurance market topped 47.5 billion Brazilian real ($14.2 billion), reported Segs. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:40:46 EST Digital insurance think tank to open in Singapore http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150731/NEWS09/150739977 20150731/NEWS09/150739977 A new digital insurance center will open in Singapore as part of an initiative signed by the Singapore’s Monetary Authority, the British government and Aviva P.L.C., reports Asia one citing The Business Times. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:39:07 EST Workshop addressing transport insurance challenges to be held in São Paulo http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150731/NEWS09/150739978 20150731/NEWS09/150739978 Workshop addressing transport insurance challenges to be held in São Paulo Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:36:33 EST