Business Insurance - _Risk Management http://businessinsurance.com/section/news06 http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Thu, 5 Mar 2015 08:06:45 EST 10 Court overturns class certification in suit against Nextel, law firm http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150304/NEWS06/150309920 20150304/NEWS06/150309920 A federal appeals court on Wednesday reversed a ruling that had established a class action in an discrimination case involving telecommunications firm Nextel Communications Inc. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 15:00:08 EST International risk management complicated by transparency rules, growth http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150304/NEWS06/150309921 20150304/NEWS06/150309921 NEW YORK — Building an international risk management program to protect both business and people involves conquering challenges ranging from increased worldwide regulatory enforcement to the increasingly global footprint of today’s... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:51:06 EST Vanbridge expands offerings with two acquisitions http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150304/NEWS06/150309922 20150304/NEWS06/150309922 Insurance broker Vanbridge L.L.C. has agreed to acquire Boston-based Alan Gray Inc. and Deerfield Beach, Florida-based Universal Insurance Services. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:48:27 EST U.S. judge upholds insider trading conviction despite law change http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150304/NEWS06/150309923 20150304/NEWS06/150309923 (Reuters) — A federal judge let stand the insider trading conviction of former Foundry Networks Inc. executive David Riley, rejecting his argument that a recent appeals court decision setting a higher bar for convictions warranted his acquittal. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:21:47 EST XL auto insurance form targets commercial vehicles http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150304/NEWS06/150309924 20150304/NEWS06/150309924 XL Group P.L.C. has launched a primary auto insurance form targeting trucking, public auto and commercial auto risks, the insurer announced Wednesday. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:09:25 EST Willis exec says cyber aviation risks not addressed http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150304/NEWS06/150309925 20150304/NEWS06/150309925 The aviation industry is behind the curve in its response to the threat posed by cyber criminality, whether it is in the form of criminals, terrorists, nation states or hackers, a Willis executive said during an aviation insurance conference in calling... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:03:51 EST Asiana settles U.S. court claims in San Francisco jet crash http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150304/NEWS06/150309930 20150304/NEWS06/150309930 (Reuters) — South Korea's Asiana Airlines Inc. has settled compensation claims filed in U.S. courts by 72 people who were passengers on a flight that crashed at San Francisco's main airport in 2013 without disclosing financial terms. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:22:18 EST U.S. businesses face increasing cyber threats from foreign nations http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150304/NEWS06/150309936 20150304/NEWS06/150309936 NEW YORK — The United States is in for some “rough sledding” in regard to cyber security, according to the former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:12:51 EST Baker of offensive cake gets last laugh on ex-employer http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150304/NEWS06/150309937 20150304/NEWS06/150309937 Employee use of social media has been a concern of risk managers for some time. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 09:44:15 EST Oil-producing countries see heightened political risks http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150304/NEWS06/150309938 20150304/NEWS06/150309938 LONDON — Falling oil prices are increasing political risks in some emerging market countries, according to Aon P.L.C.'s 2015 political risk map, published Wednesday. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 09:30:51 EST