Markel Promotes Swanson in Product Line Leadership Team

Markel Corporation in Glen Allen, Virginia, promoted Rebecca Swanson to managing director, Miscellaneous Errors Omissions/Information Technology/Data Breach for its product line leadership team. Swanson has been with Markel for 18 years, with extensive experience in professional liability underwriting. She held … Continue reading


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Appeal of Worker Fired For Medical Marijuana Being Heard by Colorado Court

The Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments over whether employees can be fired for using medical marijuana, which is legal in the state but illegal under federal law. The case was brought by Brandon Coats, a former customer service … Continue reading


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Federal Regulators Uncertain Over AIG Bailout-Shares Deal, E-mails Show

U.S. regulators feared they lacked authority to structure the rescue of American International Group Inc. in a way that would allow them to take control of the insurer and head off shareholder opposition, according to e- mails introduced as part … Continue reading


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California Increases Consumer Protections for Pet Insurance

Pet insurers must disclose important information regarding their policies, standardize definitions, and provide consumers with a 30-day “free look” period, under a bill signed into law by California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday. Brown signed Assembly Bill 2056, which was … Continue reading


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Two Lawyers Are New Among Forbes 400 Richest Americans

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Icahn, Wachtell Meet Again Over eBay

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Cravath Helps Johnson & Johnson Bag Another Pharma Firm

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Mortgage Rates Higher to End September

Mortgage rates were slightly higher today leaving September as one of only 3 months this year with noticeable upward movement.  Things could have been worse had it not been for the steady improvements seen during the second half of the … Continue reading


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Inheritance changes come into force

1 October 2014 Last updated at 02:37 The changes increase the rights of people whose spouse or civil partner dies without making a will Changes to the rights of people whose spouses or civil partners die without making a will … Continue reading


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RAF jets strike first IS targets

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New help for families of missing

1 October 2014 Last updated at 01:42 Peter Lawrence and his daughter Claudia, who disappeared in 2009. He has campaigned for a change in the law A law that makes it easier for families to deal with the affairs of … Continue reading


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Body found during Alice Gross search

1 October 2014 Last updated at 01:33 A body found in the River Brent has been removed from the scene Police investigating the disappearance of teenager Alice Gross say a body has been found in a west London river. Officers … Continue reading


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