BI’s Article search uses Boolean search capabilities. If you are not familiar with these principles, here are some quick tips.

To search specifically for more than one word, put the search term in quotation marks. For example, “workers compensation”. This will limit your search to that combination of words.

To search for a combination of terms, use quotations and the & symbol. For example, “hurricane” & “loss”.

Login Register Subscribe

Christchurch City Council to receive $426 million quake insurance payout


The Christchurch City Council in New Zealand will receive an insurance payout of $635 million New Zealand ($426 million) for its above-ground facilities that were damaged in the 2011 earthquake, reports.

The council had sought payout of $920 million from the country's Local Authority Protection Programme Disaster Fund and the government-owned insurer Civic Assurance. The council had been negotiating for over a year with its insurers and their reinsurers, namely American International Group, Inc., Axis Reinsurance Co. and R+V Versicherung A.G.

Read more