You don't have to look hard to find the list of grievances small business owners face today. Taxes, health insurance costs, regulations - there is a laundry list of things that frustrates small business owners that the nightly news cycle and political pundits love to flame. Show More Summary
An insurer, like a bank, must meet capital adequacy standards and abide by statutory or regulatory reserve requirements.
A plan to supplement and eventually replace national deposit insurance plans could face opposition from Germany, which has resisted sharing fiscal risks.
There has been a 0.2% increase in enrolled members in NYC among insurers on Crain's list of the largest health insurers. To view the full story, click the title link.
Trouble continues for one of the largest Internet providers in the United States, with a Lloyds underwriter now suing Cox Communications over an insurance dispute. The insurer is refusing to cover legal fees and potential piracy damages in Cox's case against BMG Rights Management and Round Hill Music. Show More Summary
A leading ISP suffers a huge legal setback, then is hit with a lawsuit from its insurer. read more
I have received a number of data breach notification letters over the past several years—from health insurance providers, from websites, from retail stores and schools—but none more chilling than the letter that arrived this week from the U.S. Show More Summary
In a bold move, you can now add piece of mind to a Canon pro camera gift this season. At no additional cost! MELVILLE, NEW YORK, November 24, 2015 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, launched a promotion for CarePAK PLUS (which includes accidental damage protection) just in time for the […]
Henry Aaron at Brookings: Is the ACA in trouble?: United Health Care’s surprise announcement that it is considering whether to stop selling health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s health exchanges in 2017 and is also pulling marketing and broker...
The European Commission has today unveiled its plan for the next pillar of the Banking Union – a common insurance scheme for bank deposits. However, the response from certain countries, Germany in particular, has already been cool and the plan is unlikely to progress in its current form. Show More Summary
Directors of the North P&I Club and Sunderland Marine Insurance Company (North Group) have revised their projection for the group’s year-end free reserve up to $380 million,
United Services Automobile Association (USAA) has now updated their app in Windows Store. This is now a universal Windows app that allows you to manage insurance, banking, investments and more from your Windows devices. Features: • Manage your finances. Pay bills, transfer funds and more with secure access. • Deposit checks. Qualifying members can use […]
The question is whether they’re frugal or overly optimistic. When that research came out recently — from the Insured Retirement Institute and the Center for Generational Kinetics, which also noted that today’s 65- to 74-year-olds are spending an average of $46,757 per year — much of the reaction reflected the latter view. Show More Summary
Here’s a tip that we hope you never have to use: after a house fire, make sure not to hire just anyone who shows up at your doorstep and says that your insurance company sent them. One woman in California learned that the hard way, signing a contract with a dry-cleaning company that showed up claiming to be from her …
At age 88, Mrs. J. has lived in the same Brooklyn neighborhood for more than a quarter century. A few months ago, she was taken to the hospital with an infected diabetic ulcer on her foot. It was the second time she'd been hospitalized this year, and on this occasion, her physicians had to amputate two of her toes. Show More Summary
A new analysis led by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that while most U.S. health insurance plans deny benefits to transgender men and women for medical care necessary to transition to the opposite sex, paying for sex reassignment surgery and hormones is actually cost-effective. read more
The German insurer is to pull $4.3 bln out of investment in coal companies, ditching its scepticism against blanket anti-carbon policies. This rethink suggests big asset managers are taking climate change seriously. Other carbon-heavy industries like oil and cement may be next.
In recent Orders issued by the Washington County Court of Commons Pleas of Cope v. State Farm, No. 2013-CV-2188 (C.P. Wash. Co. Oct. 21, 2015 Nalitz, J.), the court granted Defendant insurance company’s Motion In Limine and precluded...Show More Summary
Germany's biggest insurer, Allianz is partnering with Baidu, often dubbed the "Chinese Google" to launch an online insurance company in China, the Financial Times reports. Allianz will join up with China's biggest search engine and investment...Show More Summary