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  • JPMorgan Client Who Lost $50 Million Fortune Faces Court Setback April 15, 2024
    The family of an elderly JPMorgan Chase & Co. client who lost tens of millions of dollars on investments as he slid into dementia faces a major setback in their years-long legal battle with the bank, after a magistrate judge …
  • Howden Ireland Acquires Curran Connolly & Co. (Drogheda) Ltd. April 15, 2024
    Howden, the London-based insurance intermediary group, announced it has acquired Curran Connolly & Co. (Drogheda) Ltd., the commercial and personal lines insurance broker based in County Louth, Ireland. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. This transaction follows Howden’s …
  • Uber Boosts Safety Features Aimed at Women Passengers April 15, 2024
    Uber Technologies said on Wednesday that it is boosting its safety features for passengers around the world, as it looks to minimize risk and ensure security for women at night. The features allow passengers during a ride to select up …
  • UK Home, Business Property Insurance Payouts Hit $6B in 2023 April 15, 2024
    Britain’s homes and businesses received 4.86 billion pounds ($6.07 billion) in property insurance payouts in 2023, up 18% from a year earlier, as weather-related home claims hit a record high, the Association of British Insurers said on Monday. Weather-related home …
  • Fragmented Europe to Make New Bid for US-Style Capital Market April 15, 2024
    After years of struggling to raise capital in European Union markets, Mews – a hospitality software firm with Czech roots – finally secured funding by registering as a Dutch company. For its next step, Mews is looking even further from …
  • Apple Warns of ‘Mercenary Spyware Attack’ on Users in India, 91 Other Countries April 15, 2024
    Apple Inc has warned its users in India and ninety-one other countries that they were possible victims of a “mercenary spyware attack,” according to a threat notification email that was sent to targeted users. The company discovered that attackers tried …
  • Death Toll From Italian Hydroelectric Plant Explosion Rises to 7 April 15, 2024
    Divers in northern Italy have recovered the last two bodies of workers killed by an explosion that collapsed and flooded several levels of an underground hydroelectric plant, bringing to seven the number of confirmed dead, officials said Friday. The explosion …
  • BNP Paribas to Acquire Fosun’s Stake in Belgian Insurer Ageas April 15, 2024
    BNP Paribas, the euro zone’s biggest bank, has agreed to buy a 9% stake in Ageas from China’s Fosun Group for about 730 million euros ($780 million), making it the biggest shareholder in the Belgian insurer. The deal ends months …
  • 1 Dead and 13 Injured in Semitrailer Crash at a Texas Public Safety Office April 15, 2024
    BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — A Texas semitrailer driver rammed a stolen 18-wheeler through the front of a public safety building where his renewal for a commercial driver’s license had been rejected, killing one person and injuring 13 others, authorities said …
  • Kansas Governor Signs Law to Increase Benefits to Injured Workers April 15, 2024
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas will increase what have been among the lowest benefits in the U.S. for workers who are injured or killed on the job under bipartisan legislation that Gov. Laura Kelly signed into law Thursday. The new …