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Once Voted SocGen’s Woman of the Year, Former Exec Sues for $6M After Firing

A veteran executive who was voted woman of the year at Societe Generale SA is suing the bank at a Paris employment tribunal after colleagues accused her of being a disrespectful control-freak and her bosses decided she was unfit for …

Update: Crane Collapses at Eni’s Italian Offshore Oil Platform; Operator Killed

One person died and two people were injured when a crane collapsed at an Italian offshore oil platform run by Eni, the oil and gas major said on Tuesday. The crane was in operation when it toppled from the Barbara …

Connecticut Regulator Revokes License of Broker Mired in Insurance Controversy

Connecticut’s insurance department last week revoked the insurance licenses of Earl O’Garro Jr. and his insurance brokerage firm, Hybrid Insurance Group. O’Garro has been mired in an ongoing insurance controversy in Hartford, Conn., that includes allegations of failing to send …