Business Insurance - _Risk Management http://businessinsurance.com/section/news06 http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:11:10 EST 10 Falling oil prices, political unrest top 2015’s international risks: Marsh http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141217/NEWS06/141219850 20141217/NEWS06/141219850 Falling oil prices, political violence and separatist movements will influence the global risk landscape in 2015, broker Marsh L.L.C. said in a report released on Wednesday. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:40:47 EST N.Y. extends fracking ban after health report http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141217/NEWS06/141219851 20141217/NEWS06/141219851 (Reuters) — New York state will ban hydraulic fracturing after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas extraction method poses health risks, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration said on Wednesday. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:37:51 EST ISO offers insurance options for commercial drones http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141216/NEWS06/141219888 20141216/NEWS06/141219888 Verisk Analytics Inc.’s Insurance Services Office Inc. unit has developed endorsements to address the liability exposure of commercial drones. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:54:52 EST Shipping industry modifies clauses in contracts for Ebola risks http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141216/NEWS06/141219894 20141216/NEWS06/141219894 (Reuters) — Some of the shipping industry’s biggest trade associations are modifying freight contracts to reduce commercial exposure for companies whose ships travel to countries affected by the Ebola outbreak and to protect crews from the... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:16:21 EST IRM cites oil prices, potential U.K. withdrawal from E.U. as key 2015 risks http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141216/NEWS06/141219895 20141216/NEWS06/141219895 Political instability caused by low oil prices, increased shareholder activism and the threat to business caused by a potential U.K. withdrawal from the European Union are among the chief risk concerns for U.K. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:03:01 EST OFF BEAT: Science confirms male risk-taking idiocy http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141216/NEWS06/141219897 20141216/NEWS06/141219897 Men and women have long argued over which is the more stupid sex, but now researchers have evidence to support the postulation that there is a “highly statistically significant” difference between the genders when it comes to “idiotic... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:37:52 EST Texas risk management office names Todd Holt deputy executive director http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141215/NEWS06/141219912 20141215/NEWS06/141219912 The Texas State Office of Risk Management has named L. Todd Holt as deputy executive director, effective Jan. 5. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:23:13 EST FERMA appoints Jo Willaert as deputy president http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141215/NEWS06/141219918 20141215/NEWS06/141219918 Jo Willaert has been appointed to the newly created position of deputy president of the Federation of European Risk Management Associations. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:55:46 EST Chrysler expands Takata passenger-side air bag recall in U.S. http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141212/NEWS06/141219937 20141212/NEWS06/141219937 (Reuters) — Chrysler Group is expanding its U.S. recall of older-model vehicles with Takata Corp. passenger-side air bags, adding a second inflator design to the recall and more affected regions. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:21:17 EST This week's Top 10 features on BusinessInsurance.com http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141212/NEWS06/312129999 20141212/NEWS06/312129999 Find out which of this week's features on BusinessInsurance.com were the most popular. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 06:00:00 EST