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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
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Insurance Lawyer: Very Limited Coverage for Hurricane Sandy
Weekly Brief: Hurricane Sandy, GC Donations, Tweeting Fake News
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
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For employers with employees in the 36 states with a federally facilitated exchange, the question arises how the Halbig decision impacts their decision and strategy to provide health coverage to their employees when the...more
For over two decades, federal courts have embraced the so-called Moench presumption of prudence in ERISA stock-drop cases. Pursuant to that presumption, courts have routinely dismissed such claims absent allegations in a...more
One of the insurance policies every business should strongly consider having is directors and officers insurance. Regularly referred to as “D&O insurance”, this is an insurance policy covering directors and officers for...more
Our series “Cyber Risks – Director Liability and Potential Gaps in D&O Coverage” continues –
Part 3 of 5: Top Questions Directors Should Be Asking About D&O Coverage
Directors never want to be in the unenviable...more
Is a quiet or silent trust illusory? The question is intentionally ambiguous. Is the question whether the trust itself is illusory, or just its quietness? A quiet or silent trust has been defined as “an irrevocable trust...more
On March 31, 2014, the First Circuit reaffirmed the breadth of an insurer’s duty to defend. In W Holding Co., Inc. v. AIG Ins. Co.-Puerto Rico, No. 12–2008, 2014 WL 1280246 (1st Cir. Mar. 31, 2014), the appellate court ruled...more
The Association of British Insurers’ guidelines recommend greater transparency in disclosures relating to lock-up agreements.
On 14 April, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) published best practice...more
When a trustee is sued for breach of trust and claims against his professional indemnity insurers, questions often arise as to the extent to which the trustee must first pursue any other rights of indemnity (for example...more
Although it is a widespread exploit that has been undetected for two years, whether or not a CGL policy covers data breaches allowed by Heartbleed should turn, simply, on whether the policy covers data breach at all...more
What you need to know:
The United States First Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that an insured versus insured exclusion did not exempt AIG from advancing defense costs under a D&O policy in a suit brought...more
In its recent decision in Hilco Trading LLC v. Liberty Surplus Ins. Co., 2014 Ill. App. LEXIS (Ill. 1s Mar. 17, 2014), the Appellate Court of Illinois for had occasion to consider whether appraisals and evaluations prepared...more
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) recently warned financial institutions that it has observed an increase in exclusionary terms contained in the director and officer (D&O) insurance policies of depository...more
In January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed broad corporate tax reform in his budget bill, which is currently winding its way through the legislature. The most significant proposal is a shift from a separate entity...more
In its recent decision in Craft v. Philadelphia Indem. Ins. Co., 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 2680 (Feb. 11, 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, applying Colorado law, had occasion to consider whether...more
Wide ranging changes to the way in which LLP members are taxed are due to take effect on 6 April 2014. LLPs and their members, particularly those in professional service and private equity/fund management firms, should,...more
In this Presentation:
- FDIC D&O Insurance and “Claim” Issues
..Definition of “Claim” in a D&O Policy
..So, what constitutes a “claim”
..“Claim” definition Denials and Cases
..Timing of a...more
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “FDIC”) issued an advisory statement on October 10, 2013, titled “Director and Officer Liability Insurance – Policies, Exclusions, and Indemnification for Civil Money...more
Directors and officers policies is the most important insurance to protect directors and officers from personal liability. Corporations often broadly indemnify their directors and officers so gaps in D&O insurance will have...more
As in years past, investors continue to pressure fund general partners for greater transparency, enhanced governance and more performance-based compensation structures. However, they are now also making demands in what would...more
The Supreme Court of Delaware recently ruled that asbestos claimants can pursue their personal injury claims against dissolved corporations if the dissolved corporations have undistributed “property,” including unexhausted...more
We are pleased to introduce the inaugural issue of Goodwin Procter’s Business Litigation Reporter. This unique publication provides timely summaries of key cases and other developments within dedicated Business Litigation...more
Harbinger F&G, LLC v. OM Group (UK), No. 12-CV-5315 (AJP), 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 132009 (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 22, 2013).
A parent corporation sold to a purchaser one of its subsidiaries, a Maryland domiciled life insurance...more
The First Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a “Known Circumstances Exclusion” in an insured school’s D&O policy barred coverage for an underlying action involving misrepresentations in soliciting a donation....more
Companies seeking an alternative to traditional risk management approaches are increasingly turning to the captive insurance market, especially for recurring and foreseeable losses.
As most commonly understood, the...more
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