Marcell Exits Guy Carpenter; Newhouse Named Interim CEO of U.S. Operations

Reinsurance specialist Guy Carpenter Co. has appointed of Britt Newhouse, chairman, to the additional role of interim CEO of U.S. Operations.  This appointment is effective immediately. At the same time, the firm announced the departure of Andrew Marcell, former CEO … Continue reading


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Clean Up Underway for Mississippi County Hit by Tornado

A little more than four years after a powerful tornado destroyed most of Smithville, Miss., Monroe County residents are cleaning up from another twister. Monroe County Emergency Management Agency Director Robert “Bunky” Goza said no one was killed or injured … Continue reading


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Insurers Get Ready to Comply With New Mississippi Property Insurance Clarity Act

Property insurers in Mississippi have until October 1, 2015 to respond to the Mississippi Insurance Department’s (MID) first call for homeowners’ insurance policy data that will be used to satisfy the requirements of the new Mississippi Property Insurance Clarity Act. … Continue reading


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Cement Company Negligence Charge Dismissed in Florida Teen Suicide Suit

A judge in Florida has tossed a portion of a lawsuit that alleged negligence against a cement company in the death of a 12-year-old central Florida girl who committed suicide after being bullied. Rebecca Sedwick jumped to her death from … Continue reading


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Dueling Narratives in Trial of Ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf Leaders

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Dewey’s Demise Takes Center Stage

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Quinn Emanuel Heads to Shanghai, Plus More Lateral Moves

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Mortgage Rates Slightly Lower

Mortgage rates were just slightly lower in most cases today.  Last Friday, rates did a bit better than the underlying market weakness would have suggested, and now today, they’ve done a bit worse than the underlying strength would suggest, leaving … Continue reading


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Counting crowds by phones and tweets

Could mobile phone data help authorities get a quick fix on crowd numbers? … Continue Reading »


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NI welfare reform bill fails to pass

Northern Ireland’s controversial Welfare Reform Bill has failed to pass at Stormont. The nationalist Sinn Féin and SDLP made a petition of concern, a blocking mechanism that meant it did not get the required cross-community support. Alliance Party leader David … Continue reading


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Staying in ‘will be Yes in EU vote’

Voters in the UK’s EU referendum will be asked to choose Yes if they want to remain in the union or No to leave, the BBC understands. Prime Minister David Cameron has said the in/out referendum will take place by … Continue reading


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New laws promised in Queen’s Speech

Rehearsals have been taking place at Westminster ahead of the Queen’s Speech … Continue Reading »


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