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North Carolina Unemployment Insurance Reform Webinar
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The Affordable Care Act & the Impact on the C-Suite – Interview with Alden Bianchi, Member, Mintz Levin
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Ritholtz: Insurance Regulators Should Oversee Derivatives
How to Respond to President Obama's Cybersecurity Executive Order
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ACCC ENFORCEMENT PRIORITIES -
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released its enforcement priorities for 2015, with the Chairman of the ACCC giving a speech on the topic last week. Each year,...more
Granite State Ins. Co. v. Integrity Structures, LLC, No. C14-5085BHS, 2015 WL 136006 (W.D. Wash. Jan. 9, 2015).
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington held that an insurer did not act in bad faith...more
Separate Contract Serves to Limit Insurance Coverage for Deepwater Horizon Spill, Texas Supreme Court Rules -
Why it matters: The Texas Supreme Court rejected BP’s $750 million claim for coverage under Transocean...more
Am 25. Februar 2015 hat das Bundeskabinett eine Verordnung zur Änderung der Anlageverordnung und der Pensionsfonds-Kapitalanlageverordnung verabschiedet. Nachdem am 22. Juli 2013 das Kapitalanlagegesetzbuch in Kraft getreten...more
You already know that employee benefit plans established by governmental entities are exempt from ERISA.
But ERISA might apply if the employee benefit for the government employee is established through an association....more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has affirmed summary judgment for the insurer in a putative RICO class action relating to a bonus indexed annuity. Rejecting the plaintiff’s claims, the court held that the...more
A legal dispute stemmed from Utica Mutual Insurance Company’s late notice of claim to Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company, Utica’s reinsurer. Although the parties’ facultative reinsurance certificate required Utica to provide...more
Half of the states in this country have now legalized marijuana for medical use, and that has led to a number of small-scale growing operations in policyholders’ homes. While not nearly as dangerous as cooking meth on the...more
The Delaware Court of Chancery has denied U.S. Bank, N.A.’s request for an order establishing its right to retain cash and securities valued at $156 million and maintained by Freestone Insurance Company, a reinsurer now in...more
Locke Lord lawyers Jon Biasetti, Baird Allis and Benjamin Sykes provide a detailed look at recent efforts by hospitals, physician practice groups and health insurance and managed care companies to lower health care delivery...more
With insurance companies coming under increased scrutiny from government antitrust enforcers and the plaintiff antitrust class action bar, many companies are undertaking a reassessment of their practices for compliance with...more
In Botee v. Southern Fid. Ins. Co., 2015 Fla. App. LEXIS 1566 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 5th Dist. Feb. 6, 2015), the Fifth District affirmed an Orange County trial court’s entry of summary judgment in favor of the insurer. Botee...more
Perhaps never before have employers faced so many challenges when it comes to health care issues affecting their workforce. Congress may try to amend the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). The Supreme Court of the United States is...more
In This Issue:
- Western District of Washington: Insured That Violated Duties of Notice and Cooperation Could Not Make Out Claim for Bad Faith Based on Insurer’s Lengthy Investigation
- Western District of...more
Every day in the news we are assaulted by reports of cyber security and data breaches of industry giants, major retailers and financial conglomerates that compromise the privacy and security of millions. In the wake of such...more
Like many jurisdictions, Colorado’s notice-prejudice rule generally provides that an insured who fails to provide timely notice of a claim does not lose policy benefits unless the insurer establishes that the late notice...more
In this Newsletter:
- Gather The Facts And Assess The Risk Up Front.
- If The Class Action Is Filed In State Court, Think Strategically About Whether To Remove.
- Invest Time, Effort And Resources In...more
On January 29, 2015, American General Life Insurance Company filed a complaint against Kevin H. Bechtel and Life Brokerage Partners, LLC, in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division....more
The Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 ("CTSA 2015") received the Royal Assent on 12 February 2015, having started in the House of Commons on 26 November 2014. ...more
Earlier this month a unanimous Florida appellate court joined a number of other states that have held that an all-risk policy exclusion for vandalism and malicious mischief operates to bar coverage for an arson loss. ...more
Steadfast Insurance Company entered into a settlement agreement with its insured, Barton Malow Enterprises after agreeing to pay $15 million on Barton’s claim. The settlement included a complete release of all claims by...more
The long awaited reforms to business insurance law have now been enacted in the Insurance Act 2015. It received Royal Assent on 12 February 2015 and will come into force in August 2016 and apply to all policies entered into...more
Wrapping up the 2015 enrollment period, Healthcare.gov and State-based Marketplaces in seven states have announced special enrollment periods (SEPs) for people who were uninsured in 2014 and discover they owe a “shared...more
Even your grandmother is talking about cybersecurity, so you know it’s got to be important. In the world of insurance, the wheels are in motion at the NAIC – the National Association of Insurance Commissioners – to get a...more
A securitization community coming off of record issuances in 2014 has entered the new year with a mixture of nerves and optimism. An estimated 6,500 finance professionals and attorneys converged for the 2015 ABS Las Vegas...more
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