Business Insurance - Web News http://businessinsurance.com/section/news http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:17:09 EST 10 HMO-style networks making a comeback? http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160628/NEWS03/160629802 20160628/NEWS03/160629802 Employers are waiting to see if limiting employees' medical provider options will trim spending while promoting better outcomes. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:34:43 EST Employers not sold on GOP health reform package http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160628/NEWS03/160629803 20160628/NEWS03/160629803 A Republican health reform proposal scraps the so-called Cadillac tax, but has an equally objectionable provision, employers say. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:51:15 EST Construction sector to see greatest impact of OSHA's new silica rule http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160628/NEWS08/160629804 20160628/NEWS08/160629804 ATLANTA — The U.S. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:44:14 EST Tool helps health care firms assess merger risks http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160628/NEWS06/160629805 20160628/NEWS06/160629805 CNA Financial Corp. has launched a tool and related consulting services that are designed to help health care organizations assess new and potentially unfamiliar exposures resulting from merger and acquisition activity, CNA said in a Tuesday statement. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:39:39 EST Former Guy Carpenter exec moves over to JLT Re http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160628/NEWS06/160629806 20160628/NEWS06/160629806 JLT Re, the reinsurance brokerage arm of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group P.L.C., on Tuesday said it has named Philadelphia-based Mark Shumway global head of strategic advisory. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:35:15 EST Forces go to battle in Star Wars trade secrets lawsuit http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160628/NEWS06/160629807 20160628/NEWS06/160629807 Former employees of the company that created Star Wars' R2-D2 allegedly went over to the dark side by poaching a key client. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:30:47 EST Investors seek ruling against Petrobras in corruption lawsuit http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160628/NEWS06/160629808 20160628/NEWS06/160629808 (Reuters) — Investors suing Brazil's state-run oil firm Petrobras to recoup billions of dollars in losses argued on Tuesday that the arrests and plea deals of top company executives prove that it knew of a massive bribery and political kickback... Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:23:10 EST Litigation cost protection insurance policy available http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160628/NEWS06/160629809 20160628/NEWS06/160629809 Socius Insurance Services Inc. on Tuesday said it has launched an insurance program designed for plaintiff attorneys and their clients. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:21:18 EST Policy provides cyber liability protection, risk resources http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160628/NEWS06/160629810 20160628/NEWS06/160629810 RLI Insurance Co.’s executive products group has launched a new cyber liability insurance product. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:14:19 EST Vermont marks 35th anniversary as captive insurer domicile http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160628/NEWS06/160629811 20160628/NEWS06/160629811 As Vermont this week marks the 35th anniversary of the effective date of its landmark 1981 captive insurer statute, the state continues its longtime status as the largest captive domicile in the United States and the third largest in the world. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:45:21 EST