Insurance Limits and Case Value - A Clear Correlation?
The Social Engineering Cyber Exposure
Taking A Proactive Approach to Cyber Security
Underwriting: Art or Science?
Medical PL Risks in Retail Healthcare
Physician Considerations When Prescribing Medical Marijuana
Amy Levine Discusses TNC Insurance Policies at 2015 CIWA Summer Forum
Mark Robinson Discusses Price Optimization at the 2015 CIWA Summer Forum
David Hauge Discusses Insurance Rebates at the CIWA Summer Forum & Annual Meeting
Electronic Medical Records: Help or Hindrance?
Variables Affecting Medical PL Settlement Values
Technology in Healthcare
Prior & Pending Litigation
Nowotny on Private Placement Group Variable Deferred Annuity Contracts for Tax Exempt and Foreign Investors
Nowotny on Private Placement Variable Deferred Annuities
The Intersection of Cyber and D&O Coverage
Nowotny on Private Placement Life Insurance
Is Private/Non-Profit D&O Coverage Under Priced?
Halliburton: Good for the Plaintiffs’ Bar?
D&O in Brazil and Latin America
The Supreme Court makes some significant decisions about the constituent elements of an offence under section 328 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) in the case of R v GH  UKSC 26). The case is unusual in that the...more
The SEC has brought a series of investment fund fraud and Ponzi schemes. Indeed, the Commission has brought so many of these cases in recent years they have become a staple....more
As NATO and the EU seeks to increase pressure on Russia and the Crimea, the EU expanded its sanctions against Russia on 12 September. This is the latest in a series of measures introduced since March in response to the...more
This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on ongoing civil lawsuits and regulatory investigations into Libor manipulation by large banks, including the possible imposition of new criminal penalties by U.K. authorities...more
Increased SEC and Justice Department prosecution is bad news for stranger-originated annuity (STOA) schemes. The SEC recently announced that enforcement actions were taken against brokers Michael A. Horowitz of California and...more
On March 31, in an enforcement action with potential implications for a range of financial service providers, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) announced that an insurance holding company agreed to pay...more
On November 12, 2013, in Quellos Group LLC v. Federal Insurance Company, the Washington Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment in favor of two excess professional liability insurers because the excess policies “require[d]...more
In its recent decision in Certain Interested Underwriters at Lloyd’s v. AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 159639 (S.D. Fla. Nov. 7, 2013), the United States District Court for the Southern District...more
On January 24, 2013, as the last of the Final Rules of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rolled out, I offered an outline of all of them, entitled "CFPB's Gang of Seven (Final Rules)".*
I listed them in...more
In yesterday’s post, I mentioned Professor Joan Heminway’s recent essay on crowdfunding. She notes that some crowd funding arrangements may “may look less like investment instruments commonly known as common stock or...more
On February 4, the Department of Justice filed a complaint in the Central District of California against two Standard & Poor’s entities in connection with credit ratings S&P provided for certain RMBS and CDOs....more
The U.S. Treasury Department’s criminal enforcement arm, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), has reached individual agreements with the states of Louisiana and California which will allow state insurance...more
In yet another health-related joint law enforcement initiative, Attorney General Eric Holder and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced yesterday, December 16th, that they would...more
The presumption of innocence in a criminal law case means just that: you are presumed innocent unless proven guilty. This is true regardless of whatever crime is alleged, e.g., child sexual abuse, murder, sexual battery,...more
The essay in exposing the damage caused by money laundering at national and global levels, highlights the importance of customer due diligence (CDD), an anti money laundering (AML) measure, in tackling financial crimes like...more
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