Business Insurance - _Risk Management en-us Sat, 10 Oct 2015 12:56:36 EST 10 U.S. judge approves settlement for Lac-Megantic oil train disaster victims 20151009/NEWS06/151009809 (Reuters) — A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday approved a settlement that clears the way for payments to victims of Canada's Lac-Megantic crude-by-rail derailment, according to the trustee for the insolvent railway at the heart of the disaster. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 16:05:04 EST Affiliated investment firms settle SEC trading violations charges 20151009/NEWS06/151009812 Two units of an investment firm will pay more than $1 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges that they improperly shared nonpublic information, the SEC said Thursday. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 14:15:37 EST Towers Watson shareholder says Willis merger 'destroys' value 20151009/NEWS06/151009813 Towers Watson shareholder Driehaus Capital Management said Wednesday in a filing with the SEC that the merger agreement between Willis Group Holdings and Towers “destroys substantial shareholder value.” Towers Watson disagrees. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 14:05:38 EST Worker fired over shrug gets age bias case reinstated 20151009/NEWS06/151009814 A federal appeals court has reinstated an age discrimination claim filed by a 20-year employee of a meat company who was immediately terminated after he only shrugged his shoulders in response to a routine question because his mouth was full of coffee. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 13:52:10 EST Former Senator Nelson resigns as NAIC chief 20151009/NEWS06/151009815 Former U.S. Sen. Earl Benjamin Nelson of Nebraska said Thursday that he would not renew his contract as CEO of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. His term ends January 2016. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 13:07:44 EST New study outlines global property premiums for commercial sector 20151009/NEWS06/151009818 Just under half of worldwide property insurance premiums in 2014 went to commercial property coverage, according to a new study by London-based Finaccord Ltd., the international market research and consulting company said in a statement Friday. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 11:45:14 EST Week in pictures 20151009/NEWS06/151009819 Business Insurance week in pictures is awash in flooding and more. View the gallery Fri, 9 Oct 2015 11:30:11 EST Marine broker buys out original backer Cooper Gay 20151009/NEWS06/151009820 Hong Kong-based Latitude Brokers has completed the buyout of shares owned by Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Ltd. just a little over a year after Cooper Gay launched the marine insurance specialist. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 10:14:13 EST FERMA 2015 20151009/NEWS06/151009831 Nearly 1,500 risk professionals converge on Venice for a lot more than sightseeing. View the gallery Fri, 9 Oct 2015 06:00:00 EST European risk managers establish professional certification program 20151009/NEWS06/151009832 Degrees, experience and online coursework required for basic and advanced designations. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 06:00:00 EST