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CFC Practice Leader: Social Media, Supply Chain Raise Stakes for Product Recall

Oct 15, 2019 Natasha Catchpole, practice leader for product recall at London’s CFC Underwriting, said product recall coverage requires a customized...

AM Best Upgrades Issuer Credit Rating of Pinnacle National Insurance Company

Oct 15, 2019 AM Best has upgraded the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “a+” from “a” and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) of...

North Dakota Insurance Commissioner to Announce Re-Election Plans

Oct 15, 2019 North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread will announce plans for his 2020 re-election campaign Oct. 16. According to the North Dakota...

Axa IM Announces Changes in Leadership

Oct 15, 2019 Axa has announced Gérald Harlin, group deputy chief executive officer and group chief financial officer, will be appointed executive chairman of Axa IM. Harlin, who will...

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Cedar Rapids Struggling To Maintain Rare Houseboat Harbor

Oct 15, 2019 CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Time is running out on Ellis Harbor as erosion buckles infrastructure and creates safety hazards, residents of the out-of-the-way refuge on the...

In New Headache, WeWork Says it Found Cancer-Causing Chemical in its Phone Booths

Oct 15, 2019 NEW YORK — Cash-strapped WeWork, the office-sharing company that is trying to negotiate a financial lifeline, has a new problem that may prove...

California Governor Demands PG&E Accountability For Mismanaging Power Shutoffs

Oct 15, 2019 LOS ANGELES — California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Monday that utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co should be held accountable for mismanaging...

Moody’s to Weigh City Efforts to Cope with Climate Change in Bond Ratings

Oct 15, 2019 For Moody’s Investors Service, it’s no longer enough for cities to have plans addressing their risks from climate change. The company’s...

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What is Known, Unknown About Lung Illnesses Linked to Vaping

Oct 11, 2019 Government public health officials are continuing to advise people to stop e-cigarette or vaping products, especially with THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana....

Supreme Court’s High-Profile Cases in Its New Term

Oct 07, 2019 The biggest cases before the Supreme Court are often the last ones to be decided, and the focus on the court will be especially intense in June, just a few months before the 2020...

Recent Fatal Crashes Involving Vintage Aircraft

Oct 06, 2019 Last Wednesday’s crash of a World War II B-17 bomber in Connecticut was the latest in a long list of fatal crashes involving vintage planes used or designed for military purposes....

Relation Insurance Acquires Oklahoma’s Premier Consulting Partners

Oct 03, 2019 Relation Insurance Services (Relation) has acquired the Tulsa, Oklahoma-based insurance brokerage Premier Consulting Partners LLC (Premier). Founded in 2014...