Business Insurance - _Specialty Risks http://businessinsurance.com/section/news07 http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:20:20 EST 10 Wilson Sonsini tech engineer charged with insider trading http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140916/NEWS07/140919887 20140916/NEWS07/140919887 (Reuters) — An information technology engineer at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati was arrested Tuesday and charged with insider trading on information he learned while working at the prominent Silicon Valley law firm. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:02:16 EST Navigators launches cyber liability and data breach insurance http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140916/NEWS07/140919890 20140916/NEWS07/140919890 The Navigators Group Inc.'s principal underwriting agency subsidiary, Navigators Management Co. Inc., has introduced a new cyber liability and privacy/data breach coverage product called NAVSecure. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:01:44 EST Wells Fargo Bank settles EEOC same-sex harassment suit for $290,000 http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140916/NEWS07/140919891 20140916/NEWS07/140919891 Wells Fargo Bank N.A. has agreed to pay $290,000 to settle a U.S. EEOC lawsuit in which the bank was charged with creating a sexually hostile work environment at one of its branches. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:48:45 EST Allergan reaches truce with suitors on special shareholder meeting http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140916/NEWS07/140919895 20140916/NEWS07/140919895 (Reuters) — Allergan Inc. and its suitors Pershing Square Capital Management and Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:33:21 EST Specialty insurer Brit launches coverage for cyber attacks http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140915/NEWS07/140919907 20140915/NEWS07/140919907 Specialty insurer and reinsurer Brit P.LC. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:36:53 EST Willis names former Marsh exec Scott Hull as head of surety http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140915/NEWS07/140919910 20140915/NEWS07/140919910 Willis Group Holdings P.L.C. has named former Marsh L.L.C. executive Scott Hull as executive vice president and head of surety. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:23:47 EST Federal agencies make common errors in discrimination claim filings: EEOC http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140915/NEWS07/140919911 20140915/NEWS07/140919911 A total of 81% of discrimination cases dismissed by federal agencies and subsequently overturned on appeal to the U.S. EEOC involve either failure to state a claim or failure to comply with regulatory time limitations. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:19:11 EST Governments pressure Google for more user information http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140915/NEWS07/140919912 20140915/NEWS07/140919912 (Reuters) — Google Inc. said it was facing increasing pressure from governments around the world to reveal user information in criminal investigations amid ongoing revelations about national surveillance programs. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:08:48 EST DOL proposes rule for more contractor pay transparency http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140915/NEWS07/140919914 20140915/NEWS07/140919914 The U.S. Department of Labor announced Monday a proposed rule that would prohibit federal contractors from maintaining pay secrecy policies. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:26:20 EST McCormick & Schmick's resolves EEOC race discrimination suit for $1.3M http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140915/NEWS07/140919916 20140915/NEWS07/140919916 Restaurant chain McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants Inc. has agreed to pay $1.3 million to resolve an EEOC-class race discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:15:12 EST