Bond Insurers: Fight Against Detroit Bankruptcy Plan to Continue

Companies that insure Detroit bonds and stand to lose millions repeated a pledge to aggressively challenge the city’s bankruptcy plan, a day after retirees endorsed pension cuts and qualified for a bailout led by the state. Syncora and Financial Guaranty … Continue reading


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Cause of Blaze at North Dakota Oil Supply Company Unknown

More than half a day after an industrial fire broke out in the North Dakota oil patch town of Williston, N.D., authorities still were unable to say what caused the massive blaze. The fire, which started around midnight Monday and … Continue reading


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Ohio Workers’ Comp Agency Settles Overcharges Lawsuit

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has reached an agreement in principle to settle the San Allen case, a class action lawsuit filed in 2007 against the BWC over the pricing of workers’ comp policies that were in place between … Continue reading


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Ascent Increases U.S. Medical Billings E&O Limits, Adds Reputational Harm Cover

Ascent Underwriting, a managing general agent (MGA) specializing in emerging and professional risks, has enhanced its CyberPro medical billings errors and omissions product and increased limit availability to $5 million. The insurance product was launched at the end of last … Continue reading


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Decision in $114 Billion Yukos Case to Be Announced Monday

Companies, agencies mentioned: GML | Energy Charter Treaty | Permanent Court | Petrochemical Industries Co. | International Chamber of Commerce | Group Menatep | The Dow Chemical Company | Yukos Oil Company Law firms mentioned: Baker Botts | Cleary Gottlieb … Continue reading


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John Edwards Appears in Front of Jury Again—as Counsel

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Jenner & Block Wields RICO to Reach Landlord Settlement

Companies, agencies mentioned: Pinnacle | Second Circuit | Legal Services Inc. New York, New York | Legal Aid Society | Jenner Block LLC | Pinnacle Group | Supreme Court of the United States | U.S. Court of Appeals Law firms … Continue reading


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Mortgage Rates Back up to Unchanged After Stronger Start

Mortgage rates were mixed today depending on the lender and the time of day you look.  Most recently, the average lender is back to unchanged vs yesterday.  Before that, most lenders were in slightly better shape, but market weakness prompted … Continue reading


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Google to face Europe data watchdogs

24 July 2014 Last updated at 08:11 By Dave Lee Technology reporter, BBC News The ruling only applies to search engines viewed from within the EU Google… Continue Reading »


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Warning over NHS trust finances

24 July 2014 Last updated at 00:04 By Nick Triggle Health correspondent, BBC News Nineteen NHS trusts have been referred to ministers after auditors raised concerns about their… Continue Reading »


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Power cut compensation increased

24 July 2014 Last updated at 08:30 People whose power is cut off for long spells during bad weather will be eligible for much higher compensation payments. The regulator Ofgem is raising the minimum payment per customer from £27 to … Continue reading


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Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow

24 July 2014 Last updated at 07:55 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. … Continue Reading »


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