Business Insurance - _Specialty Risks http://businessinsurance.com/section/news07 http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:17:43 EST 10 Wall Street urges U.S. regulators' joint cybersecurity approach http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141020/NEWS07/141029976 20141020/NEWS07/141029976 (Reuters) — Wall Street’s top trade group is calling for the creation of a new inter-agency working group of regulators and the White House that would be tasked with developing consistent cybersecurity rules for the financial industry. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:30:14 EST Ironshore expanding into agriculture sector http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141020/NEWS07/141029978 20141020/NEWS07/141029978 Ironshore International, a unit of Hamilton, Bermuda-based Ironshore Inc., said Monday it plans to enter the agriculture sector, offering capacity limits of up to $10 million, with the appointment of a divisional director. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:07:42 EST Employee delivery drivers can’t be reclassified as contractors, court rules http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141017/NEWS07/141019878 20141017/NEWS07/141019878 Delivery drivers who went from being classified as employees to independent contractors can rely on the California Industrial Welfare Commission's definition of “employee” for claims that fall within the scope of its wage orders, California's... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:10:10 EST NAS offers coverage for Ebola-related business closures http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141017/NEWS07/141019880 20141017/NEWS07/141019880 NAS Insurance Services Inc. is offering a new insurance program for businesses facing the possibility of government-mandated closure because of the presence of Ebola. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:46:12 EST TD Bank to pay $850K in multi-state settlement over 2012 breach http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141015/NEWS07/141019912 20141015/NEWS07/141019912 (Reuters) — TD Bank N.A. agreed to pay $850,000 and reform its practices to resolve a nine-state probe of a 2012 data breach, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said on Wednesday. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:25:14 EST U.S. Supreme Court justices divided over Teva patent battle http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141015/NEWS07/141019916 20141015/NEWS07/141019916 (Reuters) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared closely divided as it weighed Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:43:55 EST New Poodle web threat not seen as menacing as Heartbleed, Shellshock http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141015/NEWS07/141019918 20141015/NEWS07/141019918 (Reuters) — Google Inc. researchers have uncovered a security bug in web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to take over accounts for email, banking and other services in what they have dubbed a “Poodle” attack. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:03:50 EST OFF BEAT: House is built, but there’s a lot of trouble http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141015/NEWS07/141019922 20141015/NEWS07/141019922 A house is only as good as the lot it sits on. And when that lot belongs to the neighbors, it’s not much good. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:23:32 EST SEC's Piwowar takes a swing at 'broken windows' enforcement policy http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141014/NEWS07/141019934 20141014/NEWS07/141019934 (Reuters) — A top U.S. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:18:29 EST OFF BEAT: Man denies inventing bitcoin; seeks bitcoins, cash to fund lawsuit http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141014/NEWS07/141019937 20141014/NEWS07/141019937 A California man who claims he was falsely identified by Newsweek magazine as the inventor of bitcoin is seeking donations, in the form of credit card payments, checks and bitcoins, to fund a lawsuit against the news outlet. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:21:52 EST