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Most Global Organizations Fail to Learn from Cyber Mistakes: WTW Survey
A majority of executives around the world feel their organizations can do better when it comes to learning from their past cyber mistakes, according to the results of a global survey conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and Willis …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 2:29 PM
Federal Judge Rules Against Consumer Financial Bureau Structure
A federal judge in New York ruled on Thursday that the structure of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional, forbidding the agency from suing a company that advances money to people awaiting settlement payouts. The decision by U.S. …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 1:42 PM
Chubb Announces Changes to North America Agriculture Unit Leadership
Chubb has announced leadership appointments in its North America Agriculture business, which includes commercial property/casualty insurance and the crop insurance franchise, Rain and Hail. Michael Coleman will assume the role of chairman of Chubb Agriculture and chairman of Rain and …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 1:26 PM
Boston Approves NuTonomy Self-Driving Car Testing Citywide
A self-driving car company is getting the green light to test its vehicles on a Colonial-era street network with a reputation for aggressive human drivers. Boston city officials announced Wednesday that they’ve granted permission to NuTonomy to test its autonomous …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 1:18 PM
Northern New England Storms Leave Many Without Power, Spark Tornado
More than 10,000 people were still without power Tuesday, a day after strong winds and rain from storms in northern New England sparked a tornado in New Hampshire and razed a historic barn in Vermont. Monday afternoon’s thunderstorms in New …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 1:14 PM
Surgery, Not Pharma, Is Biggest Healthcare Cost Worry: Gawande
Dr. Atul Gawande, a surgeon who was named this week to head the company being formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase to trim employee healthcare costs, on Thursday cited surgery as the single biggest U.S. healthcare cost and …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 1:05 PM
Alliant Employee Benefits Hires Phares in Virginia
Alliant Employee Benefits has hired Beth Phares as senior vice president. The Richmond, Va.-area consultant will work with clients throughout the Eastern region to deliver strategic employee benefits solutions that address both the physical and financial health of the organization. …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 12:56 PM
Postmates Wins New York Ruling Finding Couriers Not Employees
Postmates Inc.’s couriers aren’t employees, a New York state appeals court ruled in a decision that will fuel debate about the status of workers in the gig economy. The appeals court panel in a 3-2 decision on Thursday said a …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 12:49 PM
Willis Towers Watson Launches Update of ResQ Reserving Software
Willis Towers Watson has launched a new version of its loss-reserving software, ResQ. ResQ 4.1 provides property and casualty (P/C) insurers with new reporting capabilities to further advance the software’s technical capability, in response to clients’ increasing need for faster …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 11:37 AM
U.S. Missing Out on ‘Huge Economic Opportunity’ of Climate Change Fight: Canada
Canada has an environmental message for Donald Trump: you can’t stop the global campaign against climate change and you will hurt the U.S. by abandoning the battle. Canadian Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna said countries around the world …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 11:09 AM

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