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18 06, 2021

Banning Spectators Is ‘Least Risky’ Option for Tokyo 2020 Games: Medical Experts

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TOKYO – Japanese medical experts said on Friday that banning spectators at the Olympics was the least risky option for holding the Games, even as they appeared resigned to the possibility of fans in venues during the COVID-19 pandemic. The …

18 06, 2021

Aon-WTW Merger Would Help Boost Industry’s Innovation. Aon CEO Makes the Case.

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The enhanced ability to innovate is a principal motivator for Aon’s proposed acquisition of Aon and Willis Towers Watson. It’s a message that Aon CEO Greg Case has been emphasizing since the $30 billion deal was announced in March 2020. …

18 06, 2021

Ship Carrying Chemicals Sinks Near Sri Lanka Capital, Prompting Pollution Fears

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – A container ship carrying chemicals sank off Sri Lanka’s capital on Thursday nearly a month after catching fire, raising concerns about a possible environmental disaster. The ship’s operator said the wreck of the Singapore-flagged X-Press Pearl …

17 06, 2021

French Chef Seeks $1.9M from Allianz for Biz Income Losses During COVID Lockdowns

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A French Michelin three-star chef is asking Allianz SE for 1.6 million euros ($1.9 million) in insurance claims for losses suffered by his restaurants during the country’s lockdowns, a person familiar with the matter said. Chef Michel Troisgros has asked …

18 06, 2021

UK Struggles to Adapt to Impact of Climate Change

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The UK is struggling to put in place adequate measures to deal with rising sea levels and warmer temperatures caused by pollution, the government’s independent adviser on climate matters has warned. Average land temperatures in the UK have risen by …

10 06, 2021

AXA Offers €300M to Settle COVID-19-Related BI Claims for French Restaurant Owners

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AXA has offered a settlement to 15,000 French restaurant owners that purchased non-damage business interruption insurance after previously denying coverage during the 2020 COVID-19 lockdowns. AXA estimates the cost of these settlements will be approximately €300 million (US$365.5 million) before …

10 06, 2021

Deloitte Sued for Allegedly Failing to Find ‘Irregularities’ in Audits of Singapore Oil Trader

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A failed oil trader in Singapore that owes creditors more than $3.5 billion is suing Deloitte & Touche LLP, alleging the auditing firm failed to detect “serious irregularities” in its financial statements for more than a decade. Deloitte audited the …

8 06, 2021

Contaminants from Sri Lanka Ship Wreck Could Cause Wide-Reaching Damage

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Contaminants released from the wreckage of a container ship off the coast of Sri Lanka could be dragged thousands of kilometers by ocean currents, impacting wildlife and humans in far-reaching latitudes. Authorities and salvage crews are now working to prevent …

9 06, 2021

Swedish Activist Investor Cevian Buys 4.95% Stake in UK Insurer Aviva

By | June 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Swedish Activist Investor Cevian Buys 4.95% Stake in UK Insurer Aviva

Swedish activist investor Cevian Capital AB has bought almost 5% of Aviva Plc, placing it among the insurer’s top three holders. Christer Gardell, managing partner at Cevian, said the Stockholm-based investor now holds 4.95% of Aviva after purchasing almost 195 …

9 06, 2021

Forgotten Your Passwords? They Soon May Be Lost Altogether – with Insurers’ Help

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The most popular password in 2020 was exposed almost 24 million times and took less than a second to crack. While a shocking statistic, when you learn that the most popular password of 2020 was “123456,” this news becomes somewhat …