Business Insurance - _Risk Management http://businessinsurance.com/section/news06 http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:23:04 EST 10 Harley-Davidson, a U.S. icon, highlights offshoring's perils http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140722/NEWS06/140729941 20140722/NEWS06/140729941 (Reuters) — U.S. motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc. came late to the offshoring game. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:20:28 EST China food scandal spreads, drags in Starbucks, Burger King and McNuggets in Japan http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140722/NEWS06/140729959 20140722/NEWS06/140729959 (Reuters) — The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc. and others, as well as McDonald's products as far away as Japan. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:33:46 EST Both House, Senate TRIA bills, place more liability on insurers: Report http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140721/NEWS06/140729976 20140721/NEWS06/140729976 While bills introduced in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to extend the federal terrorism backstop mark progress towards that goal, both would raise the insurance industry’s liability following a terrorist attack. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:13:42 EST Yum, McDonald's apologize as new China food scandal brews http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140721/NEWS06/140729984 20140721/NEWS06/140729984 (Reuters) – McDonald's Corp. and Yum Brands Inc are facing a new food safety scare in China, denting the fast food restaurants' efforts to shore up reputations and businesses that were hurt by a 2012 safety scandal in one of their biggest markets. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:01:48 EST AIR updates earthquake risks model for Canada http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140721/NEWS06/140729989 20140721/NEWS06/140729989 Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide released an updated model for earthquakes in Canada on Monday. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:01:36 EST Captive insurers stick with E.U. domiciles despite impending Solvency II rules http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140720/NEWS06/140719842 20140720/NEWS06/140719842 Captive insurers are making good progress in preparing for Solvency II and are defying predictions that they would leave the European Union for domiciles where the risk-based capital rules will not apply. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 06:00:00 EST CDC's recent mishandling of deadly viruses highlights need for focus on safety http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140720/NEWS06/307209977 20140720/NEWS06/307209977 Testimony to Congress last week by the head of the CDC concerning recent mishandling of deadly viruses at his agency highlighted the problems organizations face when they don't embrace a “culture of safety.” Sun, 20 Jul 2014 06:00:00 EST Hurricane Arthur insured losses to stay below $250M: RMS http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140718/NEWS06/140719850 20140718/NEWS06/140719850 Catastrophe modeling firm Risk Management Solutions Inc. said on Friday that it estimates that insured losses from Hurricane Arthur will not exceed $250 million. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:01:36 EST This week's Top 10 features on BusinessInsurance.com http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140718/NEWS06/307189999 20140718/NEWS06/307189999 Find out which of this week's features on BusinessInsurance.com were the most popular. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 06:00:00 EST New USGS maps expand earthquake risks to 42 states http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140717/NEWS06/140719870 20140717/NEWS06/140719870 New seismic hazard maps from the U.S. Geological Survey show 42 states facing a “reasonable” chance of experiencing damaging ground shaking from an earthquake in 50 years. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:53:29 EST