Business Insurance - _Risk Management http://businessinsurance.com/section/news06 http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:02:13 EST 10 NCAA proposes $75M settlement of concussion lawsuits filed by college players http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140729/NEWS06/140729814 20140729/NEWS06/140729814 The National Collegiate Athletic Association on Tuesday filed a proposed $75 million settlement of several consolidated class action suits brought by athletes who suffered concussions while playing college sports. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:23:05 EST Total cost of risk for companies rises in 2013: RIMS survey http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140728/NEWS06/140729836 20140728/NEWS06/140729836 The average total cost of risk for companies rose for third straight year in 2013, analysis released Monday by the Risk & Insurance Management Society Inc. and Advisen Ltd. finds. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:43:19 EST U.S. group overhauls China business in meat safety scandal http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140728/NEWS06/140729842 20140728/NEWS06/140729842 (Reuters) — A leading U.S. meat supplier said on Monday that a Chinese unit at the center of a food safety scandal had issues that were “absolutely inconsistent” with the group's high standards. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:53:19 EST This week's Top 10 features on BusinessInsurance.com http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140725/NEWS06/307259999 20140725/NEWS06/307259999 Find out which of this week's features on BusinessInsurance.com were the most popular. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:00:00 EST McDonald's feels 'bit deceived' by audit results from China plant http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140724/NEWS06/140729890 20140724/NEWS06/140729890 (Reuters) — McDonald’s Corp. Chief Executive Don Thompson said the company feels “a bit deceived” by the audit it received for China supplier Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:20:06 EST GM recalls 717,950 vehicles in U.S., not for ignition switches http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140723/NEWS06/140729907 20140723/NEWS06/140729907 (Reuters) — General Motors Co. on Wednesday announced six recalls covering 717,950 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons, although none were related to ignition switch issues. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:46:55 EST Yum China severs ties with owner of plant in meat scandal http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140723/NEWS06/140729909 20140723/NEWS06/140729909 (Reuters) — Yum Brands Inc.'s China division has stopped buying from OSI China after Shanghai police detained five people connected to the meat supplier's factory at the center of a new food safety scandal, Yum said Wednesday. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:41:05 EST Sanford Saito named Hawaii's captive insurance administrator http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140723/NEWS06/140729916 20140723/NEWS06/140729916 Sanford Saito has been appointed deputy commissioner and captive insurance administrator for the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Insurance Division. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:03:40 EST OFF BEAT: Morphine trips up Queen’s racehorse on drugs test http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140723/NEWS06/140729919 20140723/NEWS06/140729919 Reputation risk is high on the agenda of most corporations, and the British royal family is not immune to threats to its brand. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:53:02 EST 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