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Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

Client Alert: Win for Policyholders in New Jersey on COVID-19 Business Interruption Losses: “Physical Loss” May Include Loss of...

The New Jersey Superior Court in Optical Services USA/JC1 v. Franklin Mutual Ins. Co. (N.J. Super. Ct. Bergen Cty. Aug. 13, 2020) provided a boon for insureds whose businesses were shuttered by the issuance of...more

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Insurance regulatory news, September 2020 # 3

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COVID-19: Judgment in FCA's business interruption insurance test case - The High Court has handed down judgment in FCA v Arch Insurance (UK) Ltd and others [2020] EWHC 2448 (Comm) (15 September 2020), the test case...more

Carlton Fields

An Equitable Exception To the Four Corners Rule: The Eleventh Circuit Looks Beyond Operative Complaint To Find No Duty To Defend

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Under Florida law, similar to that of other states, an insurer’s duty to defend is generally determined solely by the allegations found within the four corners of the complaint. Florida courts, however, recognize an exception...more

Perkins Coie

Variable Hour Employee Benefits Eligibility under COVID-19

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Are Employees Receiving a Lavish Gift This Holiday Season or an Unintended Lump of Coal in Their Stockings? COVID-19 has forced many employers to make unanticipated changes to their workforce, with many retailers rolling...more

Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP

Evidence of Specialization Creates a Presumption that Clients will Rely on Insurance Agent/Broker’s Acknowledged Expertise

In Murray v. UPS Capital Ins. Agency, Inc. (No. 20G058353, filed 9/11/20) a California appeals court held that summary judgment should not have been granted to an insurance agency since the policyholder had raised a...more

Buchalter

Ninth Circuit Sharply Curtails Excess Insurers’ Ability to Challenge Propriety of Primary’s Exhaustion in AXIS Reinsurance Co. v....

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When a company is faced with defending itself against a large claim, it often requires the availability of insurance proceeds from not just the company’s primary insurer, but also from its excess insurance layers. In this...more

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[Webinar] The intersection of eDiscovery and insurance claims: How insurers can help clients control costs while achieving better,...

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When it comes to controlling costs, no one likes surprises. In today’s increasingly complex world, with ever changing (and exploding!) data sources and evolving technologies, a shift in mindset can help insurers obtain the...more

Payne & Fears

Ninth Circuit Rejects Excess Insurer's Attempt to Dispute Exhaustion of Underlying Insurance

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This week, in AXIS Reinsurance Co. v. Northrop Grumman Corp., ____ F.3d ____, 2020 WL 5509743 (9th Cir. Sept. 14, 2020), the Ninth Circuit addressed an important question of first impression: When can an excess insurer...more

Dechert LLP

BEA’s BE-180 Benchmark Survey of Financial Services Providers: Implications for U.S. Asset Managers

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In September and October 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) will administer its next mandatory Benchmark Survey of Financial Services Transactions between U.S. Financial Services...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Anthem/Cigna Litigation Underscores Importance of Antitrust Planning in Transactions

On August 31, 2020, the Delaware Chancery Court issued an opinion in litigation between Anthem and Cigna related to the contract in their terminated merger. In its sprawling 306-page opinion, the court detailed a “corporate...more

Arent Fox

CMS Withdraws Proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has withdrawn its proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation (MFAR), according to a September 14, 2020, announcement via Twitter by Administrator Seema...more

Greenberg Glusker LLP

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal Rules that Excess Insurer Cannot Challenge Exhaustion of Underlying Insurance on Coverage Grounds

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In Axis Reinsurance Co. v. Northrop Grumman Corporation, 2020 DJDAR 10114 (9th Cir. Sept. 14, 2020), a case of first impression under California law, the Ninth Circuit held that an excess insurer may not dispute exhaustion of...more

Rumberger | Kirk

Premises Liability Concerns as Hotels Re-Open in the Wake of COVID-19

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COVID-19 has ravaged the economy, with the hospitality industry feeling especially compromised. Fear of community spread of the virus through travel and group events has dramatically reduced occupancy rates across the...more

Morgan Lewis

Judgment in the FCA’s Business Interruption Test Case – What Is the ‘Insured Peril?’

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The eagerly anticipated judgment of Lord Justice Flaux and Mr. Justice Butcher in the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA’s) test case in relation to cover afforded under various business interruption wordings has now been...more

FTI Consulting

Behaviour Today = Claims Tomorrow - Part 4: Why Mis-Spelling My Address Led to Higher Rates for Collision Coverage

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In our article last week, we showed how the use of a completely new type of data, digital behavioural data, can enhance the fraud models of insurers. This is generally true of any new vector of data with little to any...more

McCarter & English, LLP

New Jersey Court Refuses To Dismiss Policyholders’ COVID-Related Business Interruption Claims, Dealing A Blow To Insurer’s...

A New Jersey state court recently rejected an insurer’s claim that COVID-related losses cannot qualify as covered losses. In Optical Services USA/JCI v. Franklin Mutual Insurance Co., No. BER-L-3681-20, pending in the...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 9.18.2020 | Top Story: Walmart Back in the Mix for Stake in Oracle/TikTok Deal

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The latest on the potential Oracle/TikTok deal includes news that the Treasury Department has added requirements addressing “how TikTok’s data and source code would be handled and secured” to any potential deal that the...more

Hogan Lovells

Changes in insurance regulation: Mainland China/Hong Kong/Singapore/Indonesia - January-June 2020

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CBIRC issued newly revised Health Insurance Measures - On 31 October 2019, the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) promulgated the newlyrevised Administrative Measures for Health Insurance (Health...more

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UK COVID-19 – The FCA Business Interruption Test Case ruling – the end of the ‘Covid clause’ in leases?

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This week the High Court has delivered its eagerly anticipated ruling in the FCA Business Interruption Test Case. The case was brought by the Financial Conduct Authority on behalf of business interruption policyholders, with...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

GAO Report on Abusive Tax Schemes Perpetuates Misunderstandings of Captives

A GAO report was intended to shed some light the use of captives as abusive tax shelters. Instead it only risks perpetuating misunderstandings, says Bradley’s Davis Smith. On August 31, 2020, the US Government...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Industry Trade Groups Urge Congress to Extend National Flood Insurance Program

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As previously reported, unable to agree on long-term reforms for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), at the end of last year Congress extended the NFIP through September 30, 2020, which is the end of the current...more

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Analysis: the FCA Business Interruption Test Case ruling

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The High Court has delivered its eagerly anticipated ruling in the FCA test case litigation concerning COVID-19 business interruption claims. The judgment is complex, addressing cover for COVID-19 related claims under 21...more

King & Spalding

Manufacturers Push Back on the Use of Contract Pharmacies by 340B Covered Entities

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Manufacturers and providers participating in the 340B Drug Pricing Program have entered into a new phase of tensions this summer, as manufacturers push back on the use of contract pharmacies by providers. At least one major...more

Arent Fox

Trump Administration Takes Aim at Drug Prices Again

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The White House released a new Executive Order on September 13, 2020, related to drug prices titled “Lowering Drug Prices by Putting America First” the September Order), whose stated purpose is to address reimbursement for...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Cyber Claim Trends Outlined in Coalition Report

Cyber liability insurers are in a good position to provide insight into the types of cyber incidents that are hitting the industry. Coalition, a provider of cyber insurance globally, which “serves over 25,000 small and...more

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