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Hurricanes Harvey & Irma Spin a Web of Business Interruption Claim Issues

by Wilson Elser on

The 2017 Hurricane Season will be long remembered. Hurricane Harvey will likely be deemed the most destructive and expensive natural disaster to impact the continental United States. Harvey made initial landfall on August 25,...more

Why Do I Have A Hurricane Harvey Claim From Hoboken?

by Zelle LLP on

As businesses and insurers sort out the impacts of Hurricane Harvey, it will take time to assess the physical damage and resulting business interruption losses. Invariably, however, business interruption impacts from Harvey...more

Hurricane Irma: Maximizing Insurance Recoveries

Hurricane Irma’s epic scope and wind speed suggest that affected businesses and other organizations take immediate and proactive steps to maximize insurance recovery....more

Hurricane Harvey: Don’t Get Shortchanged on Your Insurance Recovery for Property Damage and Business Interruption Losses

by King & Spalding on

After making landfall early Saturday morning as a major hurricane, Tropical Storm Harvey has left a widespread path of destruction, significantly damaging the infrastructure in the Houston area and Southeastern Texas,...more

Tax Court Decides First Micro Captive Case

On August 21, 2017, the Tax Court issued its opinion in two companion cases Benyamin Avrahami and Orna Avrahami v. Commissioner, and Feedback Insurance Company, Ltd. v. Commissioner, 149 T.C. No. 7, holding against the...more

Hurricane Harvey: Insurance Implications

Hurricane Harvey, projected to be the most powerful storm to strike the United States since 2005, is bearing down on the Texas coastline and may make landfall as soon as Friday, August 25. Forecasters say it will likely have...more

OFAC Provides Helpful New Guidance for Cuba

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) updated its FAQs for Cuba on April 21, 2016 with substantive guidance that addresses U-turn transactions, export policy, insurance, educational and humanitarian activities and...more

Business Succession Planning - February 2016

The transition of a family owned or closely-held business is a significant undertaking even with the best laid plan. This article will outline the issues that should be considered by the business owner in transitioning a...more

Maximizing Business Insurance Coverage Benefits After a Fire

If your business has sustained a fire loss, below are steps for you to take in working with your insurers to ensure that you receive the maximum benefits under any applicable insurance policies. Step 1 – Locate Insurance...more

Perspectives on Insurance Recovery

Welcome to the latest edition of Pillsbury’s Perspectives on Insurance Recovery. As this 2015 edition of Perspectives demonstrates, our team is working on the most challenging issues—from cyber-insurance and complex claims...more

Clarification of section 601AG of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) for claims made policies

by DLA Piper on

On 10 September 2013, in Sciacca v Langshaw Valuations Pty Ltd [2013] NSWSC 1285, the Supreme Court of New South Wales held that, in relation to claims made policies, the threshold test of section 601AG of the Corporations...more

Hurricane Sandy And Flood Insurance: Critical Deadline Looms

by Charles Yuen on

Hurricane Sandy And Flood Insurance: Critical Deadline Looms by Charles A. Yuen on September 11, 2013 Flood insurance policies contain a provision requiring the filing of a sworn proof of loss, typically within sixty...more

Can Our Association Do That? FCA Adopts New Rule for Farm Credit Subsidiaries

by Nexsen Pruet, PLLC on

The Farm Credit Administration has adopted a new final rule governing the ownership and use of unincorporated business entities (UBEs) by Farm Credit System institutions. It applies to investments by System institutions in...more

MARYLAND TITLE COMPANY CAN BE LIABLE IN NEGLIGENCE FOR TITLE SEARCH ERRORS

by Harry Levy on

Does a title company owe a tort duty of care to its customer when conducting a title search? And, if such a duty exists and is breached, is a title insurance company vicariously liable for the title company’s negligent title...more

Insurance Coverage For Long Tail Injuries In California

The California Supreme Court recently ruled, in a case involving environmental damage at a State controlled waste site, that multiple insurers, who provided coverage to the State at different periods between 1964-1976, are...more

Insuring Your Business -- August 2012

In This Issue: - Theft of Your Property While Contractors Have Access to Your Facility - Finding Insurance Coverage for the Cost of Government Investigations Excerpt from Theft of Your Property While...more

When The Left Hand Is Not The Same As The Right

by Jaburg Wilk on

It is commonplace for an owner of real estate to convey their property from one entity that they own or control to another that they also own or control. There are many reasons for such transfers, including, most commonly,...more

Keeping Your Company in Compliance with "The Man"

by Melissa Dewey Brumback on

Proper procedures and checks to ensure you maintain corporate formalities can help prevent anyone from "piercing the corporate veil" and suing you individually....more

Insurance Physical: Worth the Check-up!

by Melissa Dewey Brumback on

An appropriate review of your construction and business insurance policies can minimize your risk in the event of a lawsuit....more

Asset and Liability Protection for Your Business or Rental/Investment Property

Asset and Liability Protection for Your Business or Rental/Investment Property If you purchased real estate as part of a business purchase, if you inherited real estate, if you are retired and own properties you want to...more

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