Business Insurance - _Risk Management http://businessinsurance.com/section/news06 http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:13:49 EST 10 This week's Top 10 features on BusinessInsurance.com http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141024/NEWS06/310249999 20141024/NEWS06/310249999 Find out which of this week's features on BusinessInsurance.com were the most popular. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:00:00 EST Insurance sector falls short on addressing climate change: Report http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141022/NEWS06/141029905 20141022/NEWS06/141029905 The insurance industry has shown a “profound lack of preparedness” in addressing climate-related risk and opportunities, says a report on a survey conducted by an advocacy group. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:45:31 EST U.S. regulators expand number of vehicles affected by Takata recalls http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141022/NEWS06/141029909 20141022/NEWS06/141029909 (Reuters) — U.S. safety regulators on Wednesday expanded the number of vehicles in the United States that may be affected by recalls for potentially defective Takata Corp. air bags that could spray shrapnel at occupants. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:31:49 EST Number of risk retention groups falling amid continuing soft market http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141021/NEWS06/141029941 20141021/NEWS06/141029941 Affected by the soft market, the number of risk retention groups continues to fall, according to an industry newsletter. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:05:18 EST Possible sunset of federal terrorism coverage backstop concerns insurers http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141021/NEWS06/141029943 20141021/NEWS06/141029943 CHICAGO — The federal terrorism insurance backstop set to expire at the end of this year likely will be replaced or extended, but insurers are worried about workers comp exposures if the backstop goes away. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:58:19 EST Two more lawsuits filed against Honda, Takata for air bag defect http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141021/NEWS06/141029954 20141021/NEWS06/141029954 (Reuters) — The recall crisis involving Takata-made air bags exploding with too much force and spraying occupants with metal shrapnel continues to grow, with two more lawsuits filed concerning accidents in older Honda cars. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:11:57 EST Despite rising profile, European risk managers face obstacles: Survey http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141020/NEWS06/141029980 20141020/NEWS06/141029980 BRUSSELS — The profile of risk managers within their organizations in Europe is rising, but more frequent collaboration with top management is needed in some companies, according to the Federation of European Risk Management Association's risk... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:14:34 EST Hurricane Gonzalo damaged roofs, knocked out power in Bermuda http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141020/NEWS06/141029981 20141020/NEWS06/141029981 Hurricane Gonzalo hit Bermuda Friday night, leaving damaged roofs and electricity outages in its wake, catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide said in a statement Monday. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:12:52 EST FERMA, audit group release guide on E.U. company law http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141020/NEWS06/141029983 20141020/NEWS06/141029983 BRUSSELS — The Federation of European Risk Management Associations and the European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing on Monday launched a joint best practice guide to help companies respond to E.U. company law. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:00:31 EST Deaths linked to GM ignition-switch defect rise to 29 http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141020/NEWS06/141029984 20141020/NEWS06/141029984 (Reuters) — A program to compensate victims of a faulty ignition switch in General Motors Co. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:41:47 EST