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Lloyd’s of London Suspends Top Broker Who Sent Harassing Email

Lloyd’s of London has suspended a senior broker at Guy Carpenter & Co. for sending colleagues a sexually suggestive email about a female employee and is planning to take similar action against a second person who forwarded the message outside …

Advertisers Face Up to Scandal Risk But Can’t Ditch Tech Giants

The advertising industry’s annual gathering on the French Riviera has become a recurring cycle of contrition from technology giants and admonishment from the Mad Men. In 2017, it was YouTube apologizing for ads appearing next to jihadist terror videos. In …

Airlines Avoid Strait of Hormuz After Iran-U.S. Tensions Escalate

Airlines worldwide are diverting flights away from southern Iran, lengthening travel times, after the Federal Aviation Administration issued an edict barring American operators from the region amid escalating tensions with the Persian Gulf country. Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Dutch carrier KLM …

FBI Investigating Deutsche Bank for Possible Money-Laundering Lapses

FRANKFURT — The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is examining whether Deutsche Bank complied with laws meant to stop money laundering, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday. The inquiry, first reported in the New York Times, …

Rain-hit Cricket World Cup May Cost Insurers Millions

LONDON — Lost revenues from a record number of rain-hit cricket World Cup games in England and Wales may result in insurance claims of a few million pounds for each abandoned fixture, insurance sources say. Broadcasters, organisers, venues, advertising sponsors …

Pilots, Attendants to Get Their Turn at Boeing 737 Max Hearing

Pilots and flight attendants, who have been critical of Boeing Co.’s handling of the beleaguered 737 Max, will air their concerns Wednesday with lawmakers probing actions by the company and its regulators in the run-up to two fatal crashes. Leaders …

Investors Uneasy about Undisclosed Dam Safety Risks

LONDON — Investors with a combined $12.5 trillion in assets, including the Swedish National Pension Funds and the Church of England, could review their stakes in resource companies that use storage dams if they do not release information to assess …

Boeing’s Decision on New Jet Is Critical in Rivalry With Airbus

Boeing Co. is coming to this year’s Paris Air Show with some hard choices that will go far in determining who comes out on top in the jetliner duopoly it shares with Airbus SE. Reeling from the grounding of its …

Tesla and NIO Fires in China Spur Electric-Car Safety Checkups

China is ordering carmakers to conduct checks on electric vehicles after cars made by Tesla Inc. and NIO Inc. caught on fire, spurring anxiety over the safety of battery-powered automobiles. Companies need to check for potential safety hazards with battery …

Bayer Dangles $5.6 Billion Olive Branch to Roundup Critics

Bayer AG will pump about 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) of its research and development budget into alternatives to its weedkiller glyphosate over the next decade as it battles more than 13,000 lawsuits claiming the herbicide causes cancer. Trying to …

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