May 28, 2022

Fri, 27 May 2022 16:11:44 +0000
McDonald’s Corp. investors voted in favor of a proposal calling for an independent civil-rights audit, going against the company’s recommendation, according to preliminary vote totals viewed by Bloomberg. The fast-food chain joins the ranks of other la...
Fri, 27 May 2022 15:44:18 +0000
South Dakota voters are set to vote again on whether they want recreational marijuana legalized for adults after the secretary of state on Wednesday validated the initiated measure for the November ballot. Secretary of State Steve Barnett announced tha...
Fri, 27 May 2022 15:41:51 +0000
Ditch diggers who accepted work assignments online and used their own spades and shovels to do the work cannot be classified as independent contractors by a company that contracted with Time Warner Cable to install underground lines, a divided Ohio …
Fri, 27 May 2022 15:38:01 +0000
A 13-year-old boy shot in the back by a Chicago police officer was unarmed and had his arms raised to surrender when he was hit by the bullet, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday, saying the incident illustrates deeply flawed …
Fri, 27 May 2022 15:30:07 +0000
Texas Mutual Insurance Company is awarding $1.1 million in grants to 11 colleges across Texas to fund workplace safety courses for employers, workers and the general public. Texas Mutual—the state’s leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance...
Fri, 27 May 2022 15:28:02 +0000
About $33 million of the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan recently signed into law by President Joe Biden will go toward cleanning up 277 of an estimated 15,000 abandoned oil and gas wells on federal land, the nation’s interior secretary …
Fri, 27 May 2022 15:25:08 +0000
Milestone Partners acquired specialty auto insurance holding company Drive Assurance Holdings LLC (“Drive Assurance”) and the related acquisition of GoAuto, LLC (“GoAuto”) and its affiliated technology platform, Adaptive Information Technologies, LLC (...
Fri, 27 May 2022 15:18:04 +0000
U.S. consumer spending rose more than expected in April, while annual inflation appeared to have peaked, which could help to underpin economic growth in the second quarter amid rising fears of a recession. Consumer spending, which accounts for more than …
Fri, 27 May 2022 14:51:41 +0000
Two more property insurers, including two of Florida’s larger carriers, did not wait around to see what help the just-concluded special session of the Legislature may provide, and have stopped new business in the state. People’s Trust, once listed as …
Fri, 27 May 2022 14:18:30 +0000
Firefighters have contained a blaze in the southwest Alaska village of Kasigluk that burned three buildings, including a school building, according to the Alaska Division of Forestry. Air tankers and smokejumpers responded to the fire, which the divisi...
Fri, 27 May 2022 14:16:43 +0000
Crews in northern New Mexico have cleared and cut containment lines around nearly half of the perimeter of the nation’s largest active wildfire while bracing for a return of weather conditions that might fan flames and send embers aloft, officials …
Fri, 27 May 2022 13:30:14 +0000
The head of the Food and Drug Administration faced bipartisan fury from House lawmakers May 25 over months of delays investigating problems at the nation’s largest baby formula plant that prompted an ongoing shortage. FDA Commissioner Robert Califf lai...
Fri, 27 May 2022 13:22:01 +0000
Nearly three quarters of global cyber-risk decision markers recently surveyed said their company experienced at least one cyberattack in the past year and while these attacks have spurred more investment in cyber-risk mitigation efforts, just 3% rated ...
Fri, 27 May 2022 12:37:04 +0000
MEMIC Hires White as Senior Underwriter in Pennsylvania Workers’ compensation insurer MEMIC Group has hired Curtis White as senior production underwriter, responsible for renewals and new business in Pennsylvania. White’s career in the workers’ compens...
Fri, 27 May 2022 12:29:36 +0000
The United States has confiscated Iranian oil held on a Russian-operated ship near Greece and will send the cargo to the United States aboard another vessel, three sources familiar with the matter said. It was unclear whether the cargo was …
Fri, 27 May 2022 12:16:22 +0000
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed property insurance and condominium maintenance reform legislation into law Thursday, putting an exclamation point on a whirlwind of lawmaking that began just a week ago when the bills were drafted and filed. “This packa...
Fri, 27 May 2022 11:58:28 +0000
ALFRED, Maine —Three FedEx delivery vehicles traveling single file crashed into each other, sending one driver to the hospital and tying up traffic, officials said. The delivery vehicles collided with each other when traffic slowed in front of them l...
Fri, 27 May 2022 11:32:43 +0000
The NFL said Wednesday it will appeal a ruling denying a request to move former Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden’s lawsuit against the league from a public courtroom into closed-door arbitration. Gruden’s lawsuit accuses the NFL of leaking his …
Fri, 27 May 2022 11:16:58 +0000
Francesco Gaetano Caltagirone, the second largest shareholder in Assicurazioni Generali, has quit its board, the Italian insurer said on Friday, opening a new chapter in a long-standing shareholder row. Caltagirone holds a 9.95% stake in Generali, havi...
Fri, 27 May 2022 11:15:09 +0000
Great American Promotes Mulvey to Divisional President Great American Insurance Group recently announced the promotion of Michael B. Mulvey to divisional president within its FCIA, the division that underwrites trade credit and political risk Mulvey jo...
Fri, 27 May 2022 09:48:14 +0000
Ukraine’s richest man says he plans to sue Russia over what he said was $17 billon to $20 billion in losses caused by its bombardment of steel plants he owns in the devastated city of Mariupol. The Azovstal steelworks suffered …
Fri, 27 May 2022 09:29:39 +0000
Russia is advancing a new law allowing it to take control of the local businesses of western companies that decide to leave in the wake of Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, raising the stakes for multinationals trying to exit. The law, …
Fri, 27 May 2022 09:10:24 +0000
A Canadian financial regulator released draft guidelines on Thursday to mitigate the risks of climate change as the country’s financial institutions prepare for mandatory disclosures starting in 2024. The guidelines, issued by the Office of the Superin...
Fri, 27 May 2022 08:35:20 +0000
DAVOS, Switzerland – NN Group NV expects to accelerate its deadline to exit coal investments, now set at 2030, due to fears about Europe reverting to burning the fossil fuel, the Dutch insurer’s CEO David Knibbe said on the sidelines …
Fri, 27 May 2022 08:11:33 +0000
DAVOS, Switzerland – Financial firms already struggling with climate-compliance due to unclear measurement metrics will soon face new disclosure requirements for biodiversity, or nature-related, investments. “Nature is a financial risk for business,”...
Fri, 27 May 2022 05:06:48 +0000
Billionaire Elon Musk was sued by Twitter Inc .investors claiming he manipulated the company’s stock price downward, as the chief executive of electric carmaker Tesla Inc. mounts a $44 billion takeover bid for the social media platform. The investors s...
Fri, 27 May 2022 05:01:56 +0000
The North Carolina Department of Transportation has armed itself with an advanced flood-warning system designed to help pass the word to motorists on any flood risks to roads, bridges and culverts. A news release from the department says the system …
Fri, 27 May 2022 05:00:54 +0000
Efforts by financial firms and others to bring workers back to Manhattan offices more than two years after the start of the coronavirus pandemic face persistent headwinds, consultants said, with commuters still worrying about COVID-19 as well as safety...
Fri, 27 May 2022 05:00:30 +0000
Massachusetts has sued more than a dozen companies involved in the manufacture or marketing of so-called forever chemicals, alleging they knowingly polluted the environment and endangered public health, state Attorney General Maura Healey said Wednesda...
Fri, 27 May 2022 05:00:24 +0000
The Superior Court of Lewis County upheld Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler’s fine and cease-and-desist order against Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network Inc. for illegally acting as an insurer in Washington. In March 2020, Kreidler orde...

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