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Fired Moody’s Executive Wins Back Paris Job, Gets $1.8 Million Payout

Jan 16, 2019 A Moody’s Corp. managing director fired for lashing out at a junior co-worker who criticized his team’s work won his Paris job back and a...

HDI Global Taps McDonald from Allianz as UK and Ireland Managing Director

Jan 16, 2019 HDI Global SE (HDI) has appointed Claire McDonald as managing director of its UK and Ireland operations. She will assume the role on March 18,...

UK-EU Divorce in Disarray with Just 10 Weeks to Go Before Brexit Leave Date

Jan 16, 2019 Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday will try to forge consensus in parliament on a Brexit divorce agreement after the crushing defeat of her...

Singapore’s Grab Makes Foray into Insurance with Chubb as Provider: Opinion

Jan 16, 2019 After sending rival Uber Technologies Inc. packing from Singapore and other Southeast Asian markets, homegrown ride-hailing firm Grab Pte. has...

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Headlights of the Future Could Offer Safety Benefits

Jan 16, 2019 Most people don’t turn on their car’s headlights and think, I wish they were brighter. Shuji Nakamura is not most people. The Nobel Prize-winning illumination...

South Carolina Lawmakers Try Again With New Medical Marijuana Bill

Jan 16, 2019 South Carolina lawmakers are once again introducing legislation to legalize marijuana for treatment of critically ill patients in the state, making another go...

The Great Molasses Flood of Boston: 100 Years Ago Today

Jan 16, 2019 Slow as molasses? This treacle didn’t trickle. It was a sticky, deadly tsunami that flattened an entire Boston neighborhood within seconds. On Tuesday, the city marks the...

California Courts’ Take on Inverse Condemnation Doomed PG&E

Jan 16, 2019 As PG&E Corp. hurtles toward bankruptcy, a once-obscure legal doctrine with an awkward name certainly bears a portion of the blame. Known as inverse condemnation,...

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Barbican Makes Appointments at Lloyd’s Syndicate

Jan 15, 2019 Barbican Insurance Group said it has made three promotions at its Lloyd’s Syndicate 1955. Ondine Bourrut Lacouture was promoted to the new role of head of...

Florida OIR: Hurricane Michael Insured Loss Estimates Reach $5 Billion

Jan 15, 2019 Insured loss estimates from Hurricane Michael have reached $5.02 billion in the wake of the Category 4 storm, according to the Florida Office...

HDI Global Names UK and Ireland Managing Director

Jan 15, 2019 Claire McDonald has been appointed managing director of the U.K. and Ireland operations of HDI Global SE. She will assume the role on March 18, the company said...

Genworth Notches Final US Insurance Regulatory Approval for China Oceanwide Merger

Jan 15, 2019 New York regulators have approved China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co. Ltd.’s plan to acquire Genworth Life Insurance Company of...