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5 12, 2022

Viewpoint: It’s A Wonderful Life’s Lessons Ring True in BlockFi Bankruptcy

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We are heading into the holiday season. It’s a Wonderful Life will be on television. And cryptocurrency bankruptcies will be in the news. Yesterday, BlockFi filed for bankruptcy. What does a seventy year old Frank Capra movie – about a …

6 12, 2022

China’s Sunshine Insurance Leans Toward Pricing HK IPO at Bottom of Marketed Range

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Sunshine Insurance Group Co. is leaning toward pricing its Hong Kong initial public offering at the bottom of its marketed range, according to people familiar with the matter. The Beijing-based firm is weighing whether to sell 1.15 billion new shares …

6 12, 2022

Fire Damages 2 Indiana Commercial Buildings

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COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — A fire in downtown Columbus destroyed a commercial building containing offices and a photo studio and left three firefighters with minor injuries early Sunday. A passerby discovered the fire and called 911 around midnight. When firefighters …

7 12, 2022

People Moves: First Chief Insurance Officer at Next Insurance; New President, CUO at Tapco; Fine Art Team at Distinguished Programs

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Next Insurance Names Rhodes as First Chief Insurance Officer Next Insurance has announced the appointment of Chris Rhodes as the company’s first chief insurance officer. Rhodes has 20 years of property and casualty insurance experience, including senior leadership roles at …

5 12, 2022

Feral Hog Control: Eight Years, Some Progress, $2.5 Billion Damage/Year

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eight years into a U.S. program to control damage from feral pigs, the invasive animals with big appetites and snouts that uproot anything that smells good are still a multibillion-dollar plague on farmers, wildlife and the …

6 12, 2022

Russian State-Owned Bank VTB Hit by Massive Distributed-Denial-of-Service Attack

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Russia’s No. 2 bank VTB was hit by the largest cyber attack in its history, it said on Tuesday, warning of temporary difficulties in accessing its mobile app and website, but assuring customers that their data remained safe. State-owned VTB …

6 12, 2022

North Carolina Power Outages Could Last Days After Shootings

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CARTHAGE, N.C. (AP) — Tens of thousands of people braced for days without electricity in a North Carolina county where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent. Across Moore County …

7 12, 2022

BMS Acquires Spanish Specialty Broker Eisenar

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BMS, London-based independent specialty insurance and reinsurance broker, announced it has signed a deal to acquire Eisenar, the Spanish specialty insurance broker. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Eisenar was founded in 2001 by Eugenio Sanchez-Belda and is …

5 12, 2022

Sheriff: Vandalism Cuts Power Across North Carolina County

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CARTHAGE, N.C. (AP) _ Multiple power substations in a North Carolina county were damaged by gunfire in an apparent act of criminal vandalism, leaving tens of thousands of people without electricity, authorities said. The power outage across Moore County that …

6 12, 2022

Russia Oil Sanctions Fuel Boom for Old Tankers

By | December 6th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Russia Oil Sanctions Fuel Boom for Old Tankers

The market for old oil tankers is booming, and it’s all down to efforts by Western nations to curb trade in Russian crude. As Western shipping and maritime services firms steer clear of Russian oil to avoid falling foul of …