- Protection & indemnity unit to marshal all Marsh & McLennan forces
Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc. said Tuesday it launched the Protection & Indemnity Client Service unit to help P&I associations and insurers address their challenges.
- Towers Watson names managing director for group exchanges
Towers Watson & Co. on Wednesday said Sherri Bockhorst has joined the company as a managing director of group exchange business.
- False Claims Act ruling alters whistleblower standards
A whistleblower does not need to play a role in the public disclosure of a wrongdoing, a federal appeals court has ruled, reversing a lower court ruling that dismissed a case on the grounds that the whistleblowers were not involved in their claim…
- Senate tax group keys in on possible retirement savings measures
Bipartisan members of the Senate Finance Committee laying the groundwork for possible tax reform submitted reports Wednesday, including one on savings and investment.
- Smaller Wal-Mart gender bias class-action reinstated
A federal appeals court has reinstated one of the cases filed by smaller groups of plaintiffs in the long-standing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. gender discrimination lawsuit, overturning a lower court ruling that had dismissed the case.
- Russia says Clinton hacking accusations 'unfounded'
(Reuters) — The Kremlin accused U.S. presidential contender Hillary Clinton on Wednesday of making unfounded and inappropriate remarks by including Russia among countries she said were sponsoring hacking.
- Proposed Aetna-Humana merger expected to spur more consolidations
The proposed merger between Aetna Inc. and Humana Inc. all but assures further consolidation within the health insurance industry, experts say.
- NYSE suspends trading of all securities due to technical problems
(Reuters) — The New York Stock Exchange suspended trading in all securities on its platform on Wednesday for what it called an internal technical issue, and canceled all open orders as investors shifted activity to other venues.
- Worker injured during rescue attempt due comp benefits
A worker was within the course and scope of his employment when he sustained injuries trying to help a co-worker who had fallen into a concrete pit full of methane gas at a worksite, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has ruled.