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Not for Bermuda Only—"Bermuda Form" Pollution Insurance for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

by Jones Day on

If your company has insurance under the so-called "Bermuda Form" of liability insurance, it might have coverage for property damage or personal injury that otherwise might be excluded by a pollution exclusion. But prompt...more

Orrick's Financial Industry Week in Review

FHFA Issues Final Rule on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Duty to Serve Underserved Markets - On December 13, 2016, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) issued a final rule implementing the Duty to Serve provisions...more

UK Financial Regulatory Developments - February 2016 #12

by Dentons on

Regulators update on strengthening accountability - PRA and FCA have published a policy statement setting out the feedback to consultations on regulatory references and the scope of responsibilities for key function...more

Disclose of Cash Real Estate Purchases

by Charles (Chuck) Rubin on

The purchase of real estate without bank financing presents an opportunity for those with unclean funds to launder those funds and make them appear legitimate, at least in the opinion of the Financial Crimes Enforcement...more

FinCEN Geographic Targeting Order Affects Miami-Dade County Residential Purchases Exceeding $1 Million

by Holland & Knight LLP on

The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) on Jan. 13, 2016, issued a Geographic Targeting Order (GTO or the Order) requiring title insurance companies, subsidiaries and agents (each a...more

From Park Avenue to Ocean Drive, High End Residential Real Estate Transactions Under the Microscope

by BakerHostetler on

The U.S. government’s aggressive push to combat international money laundering is entering a new phase by focusing on real estate investments. On January 13, 2016, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), the U.S....more

U.S. Treasury Seeks to Stanch Flow of Proceeds of Corruption and Other Crimes Into Manhattan and Miami Luxury Real Estate

by BakerHostetler on

On January 13, 2016, the U.S. Treasury’s financial intelligence unit, known as the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), announced the issuance of geographic targeting orders (GTOs) to certain unnamed real estate...more

FinCEN Targets High-Value Real Estate Transactions in New York and Miami

On January 13, 2016, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) announced that it had issued a Geographic Targeting Order (“GTO”) which will temporarily require certain title insurance companies to report the...more

Germany's Amended Investment Ordinance

by Dechert LLP on

The Investment Ordinance (Anlageverordnung – “Investment Ordinance” or “AnlV”), as recently amended and as discussed in more detail below, applies to the investments and the asset allocation of insurance companies and pension...more

Insurance Brokers to be the gatekeepers for unauthorised foreign insurers in North Queensland

by DLA Piper on

The announcement last week of the establishment of an aggregator website for North Queensland strata, home building and home contents insurance coupled with a proposal to allow unauthorised foreign insurers (UFI) into the...more

Overriding Interest

by K&L Gates LLP on

In This Issue: - Islamic Real Estate Finance: Getting The Deal Done - Announcements & Events - Government Consultation on Energy Efficiency Improvements to the Private Rented Sector - K&L Gates...more

NAIC Report – 2014 Summer National Meeting

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) met for its Summer National Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, August 14-19. International regulatory standards were a prime focus of the meeting, as the International...more

Overriding Interest - Winter 2012

by K&L Gates LLP on

Highlighting developments and issues in the real estate industry - Winter 2012. In this issue: - Not Waving But Drowning - Client/Sector Focus - Our Residential Investment Practice - Case Summaries - New...more

Orrick's Financial Industry Week in Review - November 14, 2011

In This Issue: -Financial Industry Developments · Basel Committee Final Rules on G-SIBs · FHFA Response to Senators' Letter on Executive Compensation · MSRB Request for Comment on Definition of...more

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