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2014-03-28 08:29:57

DAVIS, Calif., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "$50 and 15 minutes." says James Holliday, chief technologist at Open Hazards Disclosures (www.openhazardsdisclosures.com). "That was our goal. To provide California real estate professionals with a Natural Hazards Disclosure report within minutes instead of days at the lowest price in the industry." Holliday, in collaboration with Nelson Page, created this technology for the Open Hazards Group, the world leader in earthquake...

2014-03-27 23:22:21

Join WCRI's senior analyst and author, Carol Telles, for an hour-long webinar on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 1 p.m. ET (12 p.m. CT, 11 a.m. MT, and 10 a.m. PT) to discuss Indiana's new hospital fee schedule and workers' compensation medical costs in the state. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 In response to higher and rising medical costs per claim for care of injured workers in Indiana, the legislature passed legislation—House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1320—that created a...

2014-03-27 12:33:52

Companies Join Forces to Help Clients Reduce Likelihood of Data Breach and Mitigate Reputational Harm From an Incident NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic communications firm FleishmanHillard and risk management firm Kroll Inc. today announced the formation of a strategic alliance that combines their respective areas of expertise to deliver client services focused on cybersecurity and data breach risk mitigation. Kroll's role in the alliance will focus on enterprise...

2014-03-27 12:23:44

Satisfaction of Financing Condition of Tender Offer for Convertible Notes TORONTO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - AuRico Gold Inc. (TSX: AUQ) (NYSE: AUQ), AuRico Gold Inc. ("AuRico" or the "Company") today announces the closing of its private offering of $315 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Secured Second Lien Notes due 2020 (the "Notes"). The Notes were issued with a coupon of 7.75% and sold at 96.524% of par, and are expected to result in net proceeds to the Company...

2014-03-26 16:23:53

CHICAGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Insurance, the authoritative news and information source for executives concerned about risk and the impact on their businesses, announced today that it will host the inaugural Cyber Risk Summit on May 22, 2014, at the W Hotel in Washington, D.C. This one-day leadership conference will provide a discussion forum for business executives, insurance companies and policymakers on more effective private and public responses to cyber risk...

2014-03-25 23:33:28

IntelliQuote, a highly respected online life insurance agency, is catering to an emerging market segment of individuals seeking simple, no hassle life insurance solutions. El Dorado Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Online life insurance agency, IntelliQuote, has identified an opportunity to cater to the needs of an emerging market segment as new research reveals an increased demand for simple, no-exam life insurance coverage. According to recent research released by industry authority...

2014-03-24 23:00:29

Succeed will present to the Marsh & McLennan Agency loss control management team on the topic of how to use risk management analytics as a tool to gain competitive advantage over other insurance brokerages (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 On March 25-27, 2014, Curt Shaw, President and CEO of Succeed Management Solutions, will present to the Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) in Fort Lauderdale during their Risk Services National Meeting. During this three-day event, Shaw will discuss strategies...

2014-03-21 23:21:56

Lifeinsure.biz (http://lifeinsure.biz/) announces a new blog post, “Life Insurance Without Medical Exams: 3 Important Advantages!” (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Lifeinsure.biz has released a new blog post presenting the advantages of having life insurance without medical examinations. It is possible to purchase life insurance without having to take medical examinations. This will save clients many hours of their time as they will no longer have to wait in lines to visit doctors for medical...

2014-03-19 20:21:12

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several major media outlets, including The Christian Science Monitor and CBS News, have reported a comment made by Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus on March 18 that, among other assertions, characterizes actuaries' work related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in political rhetoric meant to elicit attention. The characterization of actuaries in those remarks cannot be taken seriously. The actuarial...

2014-03-19 08:27:33

'Risk in Review' report finds technology-dependent business models at the center of capability gaps NEW YORK, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internal business changes intended to address dynamic market shifts have created a more complex risk landscape for businesses around the globe. Compounding this problem, according to the PwC US Risk in Review report, "Re-evaluating how your company addresses risk," is that traditional risk management systems have not evolved fast enough to monitor,...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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