Greenberg’s Starr Sues U.S. Over Tax Dispute

Maurice “Hank” Greenberg’s Starr International Co. seeks a refund for overpayment of taxes for 2007 in a $38 million lawsuit against the U.S. The Internal Revenue Service has taken no action on Starr’s refund claim for 2007 even though it … Continue reading


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Safety Coalition Sues U.S. Over Missing Trucker Training Rules

The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was sued by a coalition of groups seeking to force the agency to issue stiffer rules for training entry- level truck drivers. Regulators have missed multiple deadlines set by two laws passed by … Continue reading


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Safety Coalition Sues U.S. Over Missing Trucker Training Rules

The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was sued by a coalition of groups seeking to force the agency to issue stiffer rules for training entry- level truck drivers. Regulators have missed multiple deadlines set by two laws passed by … Continue reading


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Commercial Rates in Florida’s Citizens Going Up 3.3%

Rates for the almost 100,000 commercial property risks insured by Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance Corp. will rise an average 3.3 percent next February. The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) has approved the increase, which is less that the average … Continue reading


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Safety Coalition Sues U.S. Over Missing Trucker Training Rules

The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was sued by a coalition of groups seeking to force the agency to issue stiffer rules for training entry- level truck drivers. Regulators have missed multiple deadlines set by two laws passed by … Continue reading


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Commercial Rates in Florida’s Citizens Going Up 3.3%

Rates for the almost 100,000 commercial property risks insured by Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance Corp. will rise an average 3.3 percent next February. The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) has approved the increase, which is less that the average … Continue reading


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Investigators at Loss to Explain Air Algerie Crash in Mali

Investigators probing the crash of an Air Algerie jet in July that killed everyone on board say they have no solid leads on the cause of the accident. Bernard Boudaille of France’s accident investigation authority BEA says investigators still don’t … Continue reading


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Investigators at Loss to Explain Air Algerie Crash in Mali

Investigators probing the crash of an Air Algerie jet in July that killed everyone on board say they have no solid leads on the cause of the accident. Bernard Boudaille of France’s accident investigation authority BEA says investigators still don’t … Continue reading


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Commercial Rates in Florida’s Citizens Going Up 3.3%

Rates for the almost 100,000 commercial property risks insured by Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance Corp. will rise an average 3.3 percent next February. The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) has approved the increase, which is less that the average … Continue reading


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Swiss Re’s Chief Economist Analyzes a Difficult Reinsurance Market

Over the past 13 years Swiss Re’s Chief Economist, Kurt Karl has been through a succession of reinsurance market ups and downs, but the current situation is somewhat new, and, as he told the IJ at the Reinsurance Rendezvous, it … Continue reading


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Investigators at Loss to Explain Air Algerie Crash in Mali

Investigators probing the crash of an Air Algerie jet in July that killed everyone on board say they have no solid leads on the cause of the accident. Bernard Boudaille of France’s accident investigation authority BEA says investigators still don’t … Continue reading


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Swiss Re’s Chief Economist Analyzes a Difficult Reinsurance Market

Over the past 13 years Swiss Re’s Chief Economist, Kurt Karl has been through a succession of reinsurance market ups and downs, but the current situation is somewhat new, and, as he told the IJ at the Reinsurance Rendezvous, it … Continue reading


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