Business Insurance - _Risk Management http://businessinsurance.com/section/news06 http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:31:02 EST 10 This week's Top 10 features on BusinessInsurance.com http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140919/NEWS06/309199999 20140919/NEWS06/309199999 Find out which of this week's features on BusinessInsurance.com were the most popular. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:00:00 EST California governor signs ridesharing insurance legislation http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140918/NEWS06/140919852 20140918/NEWS06/140919852 (Reuters) — California Gov. Jerry Brown signed new insurance requirements on ridesharing companies into law on Wednesday, but the regulations come at a far lower cost to the industry than previously written into the bill. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:48:12 EST Apple tries to assuage privacy fears, puts focus on security http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140918/NEWS06/140919853 20140918/NEWS06/140919853 (Reuters) — Apple Inc. is making strong efforts to assuage users' fears after taking the heat in the celebrity photo leak scandal that emerged over the Labor Day weekend. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:37:18 EST Allianz integrates Fireman’s Fund commercial business to boost U.S. P/C brand http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140917/NEWS06/140919863 20140917/NEWS06/140919863 The commercial property/casualty insurance business of Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. will be integrated into Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:56:57 EST Anne Chalmers receives RIMS Canada's Donald M. Stuart Award http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140917/NEWS06/140919864 20140917/NEWS06/140919864 Anne Chalmers, vice president of risk and security and chair of the materials stewardship committee at Teck Resources Ltd. in Vancouver, British Columbia, was presented the Donald M. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:55:24 EST Cambodia deploys troops as garment workers renew wage campaign http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140917/NEWS06/140919870 20140917/NEWS06/140919870 (Reuters) — Cambodia deployed armed troops in its capital on Wednesday as garment workers held rallies to revive a campaign for higher wages that had helped stoke a year-long political crisis. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:22:16 EST U.S. safety chief raps GM's 'flawed' culture on recalls http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140916/NEWS06/140919897 20140916/NEWS06/140919897 (Reuters) — The top U.S. auto safety regulator harshly criticized General Motors Co. for not promptly reporting and recalling cars now linked to at least 19 deaths. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:53:30 EST Data breaches, terrorism, injury payments among insurers' emerging risks: Report http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140915/NEWS06/140919913 20140915/NEWS06/140919913 Cyber risk, terrorism and new compensation structures for long-term bodily injuries are among the emerging risks facing reinsurers and insurers, according to a report from Guy Carpenter & Co. L.L.C. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:52:45 EST OFF BEAT: Policies provide Olive Garden all the trouble it can stomach http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140915/NEWS06/140919923 20140915/NEWS06/140919923 Olive Garden might be willing to sell a pass for unlimited pasta, but the restaurant chain moved quickly last week to make clear there are limits on just who uses those passes. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:44:25 EST Illinois law that raises tax on captive insurers draws fire http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140912/NEWS06/140919940 20140912/NEWS06/140919940 An Illinois law that apparently will subject Illinois-based companies to self-procurement taxes on premiums placed in their captives could be “very detrimental” to those companies' captive operations, a captive association leader said. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:27:30 EST