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Delta Lloyd’s CFO Resigns After Court Upholds Fine for Information Abuse

Delta Lloyd NV Chief Financial Officer Emiel Roozen stepped down after a court upheld a central-bank decision fining the insurer for making trades based on confidential information. Supervisory Board Chairman Jean Frijns will also resign on Oct. 1, the Amsterdam-based company said, …

Best Places Ironshore & Subs Ratings under Review with Negative Implications

A.M. Best has placed under review with negative implications the financial strength rating of ‘A’ (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of “a” of Ironshore Insurance Ltd. (Bermuda) and its affiliated operating companies: Ironshore Indemnity Inc. (Minneapolis, MN), Ironshore …

Willis Appoints Dussuyer Global Head of Natural Resources Industry

Willis Group Holdings announced the appointment of Nick Dussuyer as Global Head of Willis’s Natural Resources Industry with immediate effect. Dussuyer joins from BearingPoint where he was member of the global Natural Resources leadership team and the Partner in charge …

Neiman Marcus Ruling Aids Plaintiffs in Data Breach Class Actions

Data breaches at big retailers are becoming almost commonplace, and class actions by affected consumers are typically not far behind. Now, a federal appeals court in Chicago has made it harder for retailers who are hacked to have these lawsuits …

West Virginia Prosecutors Say Explosion Evidence Crucial to Blankenship Case

Prosecutors say in court documents that evidence about the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster is a necessary part of the government’s criminal case against former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports prosecutors made the filing in a …

200 Kentucky DUI Cases in Jeopardy After Suspension of Breathalyzer Operator

More than 200 drunken-driving cases could be in jeopardy after officials said a former breath test operator for Louisville’s corrections department was suspended after allegations that she lied on a report and in testimony under oath. The Courier-Journal reports that …

Florida Agent Arrested for Selling Fraudulent Policies with Suspended License

The Florida Department of Financial Services’ Division of Insurance Fraud (DIF) announced the arrest of insurance agent Julia Shurdom, 67, for allegedly transacting insurance related business with a suspended insurance license, scheming to defraud, and uttering a forged document while …

West Virginia to See Decrease in Workers’ Comp Premiums

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says employers in the state will see an estimated $43 million reduction in workers’ compensation premiums in the coming year. Tomblin says employers have saved more than $323 million since the program was privatized in 2006. …

Judge Sets 2016 Trial Date for Hulk Hogan Sex Tape Lawsuit

A Florida judge set a trial date of March 2016 for a lawsuit brought by Hulk Hogan – the biggest name on pro wrestling marquees in the `80s and `90s and later a reality TV star – against the news …

Freberg Environmental Names Miller Senior Vice President in Colorado

Freberg Environmental Insurance has named Renee Miller to lead its environmental consultants and contracting program. Miller will be based in Denver, Colo. and lead Freberg’s environmental program providing general liability, contractors’ pollution and professional liability for environmental firms. Miller joins …

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