Published September 17, 2014 - 12:22pm CST
(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.
Published September 16, 2014 - 7:53am CST
(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 and said he has been meeting with top global automakers to develop a "new normal" for safety recalls.
By: Rodd Zolkos
Published September 15, 2014 - 1:52pm CST
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.
By: JUDY GREENWALD
Published September 15, 2014 - 1:26pm CST
The U.S. Department of Labor announced Monday a proposed rule that would prohibit federal contractors from maintaining pay secrecy policies.
By: Roseanne White Geisel
Published September 14, 2014 - 6:00am CST
A midsize company must set its international strategy and mine its resources before deciding how to manage its risks when expanding abroad.
By: Judy Greenwald
Published September 12, 2014 - 2:24pm CST
An automotive parts chain has agreed to pay $35,000 under a consent decree to resolve a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sexual harassment case in which a female store manager was accused of harassing a male worker, the agency said Friday.
By: Judy Greenwald
Published September 12, 2014 - 11:14am CST
Home Depot Inc. has a total of $105 million in cyber coverage, with American International Group Inc. providing the first layer of $10 million of primary coverage above its self-insured retention, market sources say.
Published September 12, 2014 - 10:53am CST
(Reuters) — Two Mexican companies have sued Yahoo Inc. and law firm Baker & McKenzie in New York federal court, accusing them of engineering a conspiracy to avoid a $2.7 billion judgment issued by a Mexican court in 2012.
By: Bill Kenealy
Published September 11, 2014 - 2:56pm CST
DANA POINT, California — Workers compensation professionals need a comprehensive strategy to address the risk of opioid abuse among injured workers, speakers said at the 2014 California Workers' Compensation & Risk Conference.
By: Judy Greenwald
Published September 11, 2014 - 2:49pm CST
The Missouri Supreme Court has struck down the state’s cap on punitive damages, ruling unanimously in the case of a woman misled by an auto dealership in buying a car that the cap violates citizens’ right to a jury trial.
Published September 11, 2014 - 10:59am CST
(Reuters) — U.S. regulators has charged 34 companies, corporate executives and major shareholders in a first-of-its-kind sweep into violations of federal laws that require insiders to disclose promptly their stock holdings and trades.
Published September 11, 2014 - 10:43am CST
(Reuters) — The first person to face criminal charges linked to a 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and sickened 700 in 20 states pleaded not guilty on Thursday to claims that he knowingly shipped a tainted medication.
Published September 11, 2014 - 10:40am CST
(Reuters) — The late manager of Japan's destroyed Fukushima plant questioned the safety of large nuclear facilities, documents showed on Thursday, potentially affecting the debate over the restart of the world's biggest nuclear power station.
By: Matthew Lerner
Published September 10, 2014 - 4:09pm CST
DALLAS — Consolidation in the commercial insurance brokerage sector is likely to continue over the next several years driven in large part by funding from private equity entities.
Published September 10, 2014 - 10:32am CST
(Reuters) — Natural gas and oil producer Chesapeake Energy Corp. must face trial on charges of felony racketeering and using false pretenses related to its land-leasing practices, a state judge has ruled.
Published September 09, 2014 - 2:42pm CST
(Reuters) — At least five states have launched a joint probe into the data breach on the payment card processing systems of Home Depot Inc., even as the retailer works to determine the impact on its customers.
Published September 09, 2014 - 10:59am CST
(Reuters) — Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $95 million to resolve a lawsuit accusing the Wall Street bank of misleading investors in mortgage-backed securities in the run up to the 2008 financial crisis.
Published September 09, 2014 - 9:27am CST
Modern day dating is big business, and — as with any big business — when things go wrong, lawsuits surely follow.
Published September 08, 2014 - 2:39pm CST
(Reuters) — Home Depot Inc. is being tight-lipped about its possible credit card breach, the opposite approach to the one Target Corp. took nearly a year ago.
Published September 08, 2014 - 11:47am CST
(Reuters) — U.S. prosecutors in New York revived their five-year crackdown against insider trading on Monday, taking a former executive at data equipment maker Foundry Networks Inc. to trial two months after suffering their first jury defeat in a separate case.
Published September 08, 2014 - 11:26am CST
(Reuters) — The British government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review appeals court rulings against BP P.L.C. over a 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill that produced one of the largest class actions in American history.
Published September 05, 2014 - 1:07pm CST
(Reuters) — The prospect of up to $18 billion in new fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill could encourage BP to sell off some of its Russian interests.
Published September 05, 2014 - 12:53pm CST
(Reuters) — An AIG unit sued a company headed by Philadelphia philanthropist Alan Buerger, accusing it of a $150 million fraud involving life insurance policies sold by elderly individuals in exchange for a quick payment.
By: Sheena Harrison
Published September 05, 2014 - 12:05pm CST
The California Workers Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau amended its workers comp rate filing Wednesday to request a smaller-than-anticipated increase.
By: Mark A. Hofmann
Published September 05, 2014 - 11:29am CST
A low rate of earthquake insurance penetration in the Napa, California, area may mean lower insured damages from the Aug. 24 earthquake that struck that area.