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On August 3, 2015, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals entered an order staying Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray’s June 4, 2015, order imposing injunctive relief and disgorgement of over $109...more
As any company facing EPA administrative action under CERCLA knows, the financial risk and defense costs associated with those proceedings can be the same as the risk and costs of an EPA lawsuit under CERCLA. But insurers...more
In the first appeal of an administrative enforcement proceeding before the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“Bureau”), the administrative law judge (ALJ) concluded that PHH Corporation, a mortgage lender, referred...more
What are the labor implications of Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell? -
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The Supreme Court handed the Obama administration a key victory this morning, upholding the tax credits that allow many low-income Americans to purchase health care insurance in states where the federal government is running...more
Today's surprising decision from the Supreme Court accepted the government's argument: that a technical glitch cannot be allowed to undermine the fundamental purposes of the law, so the statute must be interpreted to provide...more
Preface: States’ Implementation Of NRRA In 2014:
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Bloomberg reported last week that Anthony Albanese, Chief of Staff to Departing Superintendent Ben Lawsky, has been named to head the New York Department of Financial Services on an acting basis. He will lead the Department...more
Last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in LeGras v. AETNA Life Insurance Company, No. 12-56541 (May 28, 2015), holding that the 180-day period to appeal a denial of a long-term disability claim was...more
The Director of the Federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Richard Cordray, issued a decision yesterday in the first appeal of a Bureau administrative enforcement action.
Cordray’s decision upholds in part,...more
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The new rules have been introduced as amendments to the...more
You know that under ERISA regulations a claimant has at least 180 days to appeal a benefit denial. ERISA plans set out contractual timelines for appeals.
But what happens when that 180 day period runs out on a weekend?...more
Since Crummey v. Commissioner was decided in 1968, the IRS has been making life difficult for the settlors of Crummey trusts. Only recently the parties again skirmished, this time over whether an in terrorem clause in the...more
On March 9, 2015, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray presided over oral argument in the first appeal hearing of an administrative enforcement action. The appeal involves two companies that...more
The Director of the Federal Insurance Office (FIO), Michael McRaith, recently testified before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance regarding the impact international regulatory standards have on...more
Last week the Commission resolved a proceeding involving a life insurance company centered on the pricing of its variable annuity and variable life insurance products. Specifically, the Order alleged violations of Rule 22c-1...more
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Ninth Circuit Denies Rehearing of Northstar v. Schwab. On April 28, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied the petition of Schwab Investments’ (Schwab) for rehearing and rehearing en banc in the case of...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (HHS) recently announced that it has reached an agreement with a small pharmacy to resolve potential HIPAA violations. The settlement arose from the...more
Effective April 1, 2015, the Pennsylvania Department of Insurance (DOI) approved the Title Insurance Rating Bureau of Pennsylvania’s (TIRBOP) filing of Pennsylvania Endorsement 1530, along with the withdrawal of Pennsylvania...more
The regulation (Insurance Contracts Amendment Regulation 2015 (No. 1) (Cth)) setting out the new recommended wording for notifying customers of their duty of disclosure under s.22 of the Insurance Contract Act 1984 (Cth) came...more
According to their recent press release, Intrexon Corp (NYSE:XON) recently purchased a Canadian specialty food producer, namely Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc., the inventor of the “Arctic®” apple. ...more
States have long been the testing ground for new models of health care and coverage. Section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act, which takes effect in less than two years, throws open the door to innovation by...more
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