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Lloyd’s Must Demonstrate Progress in Tackling Sexual Harassment: Bank of England

Jun 19, 2019 The Bank of England called for Lloyd’s of London to demonstrate progress in tackling the insurance market’s culture of sexual...

Bayer Asks Judge to Overrule $2 Billion Monsanto Roundup Verdict

Jun 19, 2019 Bayer AG has asked a California judge to overrule a $2 billion verdict by jurors who found the company’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer responsible...

Vietnam Culls More Than 2.5M Pigs to Contain Deadly African Swine Fever: Officials

Jun 19, 2019 Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak that is in danger of infecting...

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Must Be Halved by 2030 to Avoid 3C Warming: Scientists

Jun 19, 2019 Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of...

Claims Journal

OSHA Fines Maine Roofing Firm $1.8 Million for Worker’s Death from Fall

Jun 19, 2019 The federal government says the owner of a Maine home improvement company must pay nearly $1.8 million in penalties for safety violations following the death of...

Senator Urges FAA Mandate Data Recorders in Helicopters

Jun 19, 2019 The Senate’s top Democrat called on the Federal Aviation Administration Sunday to heed warnings from federal safety investigators and require all helicopters be...

Kentucky Supreme Court Voids Liability Waiver in Trampoline Park Injury Case

Jun 18, 2019 Kentucky’s Supreme Court has ruled that a damage waiver signed by a parent at a trampoline park does not protect the park from liability in the...

Chicago Eyes Overhaul of City’s Workers’ Compensation Program with Help from Gallagher

Jun 18, 2019 Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot said the city will partner with Gallagher Bassett, a public sector claims administrator, as well as Gallagher...

Best's Reviews

MetLife Announces Departure of Global Head of Technology and Operations

Jun 18, 2019 MetLife said it entered into a separation agreement and general release with the group’s former global head of technology and operations,...

W.R. Berkley Appoints President of Berkley Select

Jun 18, 2019 W.R. Berkley Corp. has named Daniel R. Spragg president of Berkley Select. Spragg’s appointment will be effective immediately. Berkley Select is a provider of...

Innovisk Invests in New London-Based Mergers and Acquisitions Underwriting Agency

Jun 18, 2019 Innovisk Capital Partners said it has launched Themis, a London-based underwriting agency that will provide mergers and...

BGC Insurance to Launch Global Aviation Market Broker

Jun 18, 2019 BGC Insurance Group said it plans to launch a specialist global aviation and aerospace insurance and reinsurance brokerage to provide what the company calls “...