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Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Restrictions on Employer Communication Upheld by Ninth Circuit

In an appeal presenting recurring issues facing district courts in managing whether and how prospective parties are brought into wage and hour lawsuits under the collective action procedures of the Fair Labor Standards Act...more

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Claims Notes

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New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) is concerned that AI’s self-learning behavior increases the risks of unlawful or unfair discrimination. DFS will audit insurers’ use of AI. Such insurers need to maintain...more

Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires &...

New York Workers' Compensation Ruling Roundup

Matter of Fernandez v. NYCTA. CV-23-0309 - The 3rd Dept. affirmed the Board’s decision to disallow this COVID-19 death claim. In this case, it involved an essential worker in the early days of COVID-19. The decedent was a...more

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The Digital Download – Alston & Bird’s Privacy & Data Security Newsletter – February 2024

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Selected U.S. Privacy and Cyber Updates - NYDFS Releases Circular Letter on Use of AI in Insurance Underwriting and Pricing - On January 17, 2024, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued a proposed...more

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A Summary and Early Analysis of SEC Final SPAC Rules

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By vote of 3 to 2, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) on Jan. 24, 2024, adopted new rules and amendments (SPAC Rules) pertaining to special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), with the stated...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

The SEC Amends Policy on Economic Projections, and Issues Final Rules and Additional Guidance for SPACs and Shell Companies

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The SEC on January 24, 2024 adopted final rules amending the disclosure and registration requirements applicable to special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) and shell companies that register or file reports with the SEC....more

Epstein Becker & Green

Insurers in the Crosshairs: New York Targets Consumer Data and AI-Infused Insurance Underwriting and Pricing

As the implementation and integration of artificial intelligence and machine learning tools (AI) continue to affect nearly every industry, concerns over AI’s potentially discriminatory effects in the use of these tools...more

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NYDFS Releases Circular Letter on Use of AI in Insurance Underwriting and Pricing

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On January 17, 2024, the New York State Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”) issued a proposed circular letter for comment regarding the “Use of Artificial Intelligence Systems and External Consumer Data and Information...more

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SEC Adopts Tough New Rules for SPACS: New Guidance for All Companies on Projections

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On January 24, 2024, the SEC approved by a 3-2 vote new rules to substantially change the disclosure and liability regime governing SPACs, including de-SPAC transactions, or “SPAC target IPOs” as referred to by Chairman...more

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New York State Department of Financial Services Issues Proposed Artificial Intelligence Circular Letter

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On January 17, 2024, the New York State Department of Financial Services (“NYSDFS”) released a proposed circular letter addressing the use of external consumer data and information sources (“ECDIS”) and artificial...more

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SEC Adopts Rules and Guidance on SPACs

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On January 24, 2024, the SEC adopted rules and guidance to impose a variety of new requirements on SPACs. The effective date of the rules is 125 days after publication in the Federal Register, an unpredictable process that...more

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New York Department of Financial Services Proposes Circular to Address Insurance Companies’ Use of Artificial Intelligence

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On Jan. 17, the New York Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS” or “Department”) issued for public comment a proposed circular letter (“Circular”) for addressing the use of artificial intelligence systems (“AIS”) and...more

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SEC Adopts New Rules Applicable to SPACs, Shell Companies and Projections

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We previously noted in our March 31, 2022 alert that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) held an open meeting on March 30, 2022 to consider proposed rules and amendments regarding special purpose...more

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SEC Approves Final SPAC Rules

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On January 24, 2024, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) approved final rules relating to special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”). The final rules follow the SEC’s issuance of proposed rules on March...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Artificial Intelligence Briefing: NYDFS Releases Proposed Circular on AI Use in Insurance Underwriting, Pricing

New York’s Department of Financial Services releases proposed guidance on AI and other data sources in insurance underwriting and pricing — and you’ll note plenty of influence from Colorado’s governance regulation and the...more

Locke Lord LLP

NY DFS Jumps on the AI Bandwagon by ‎Issuing Proposed Guidance to ‎New York Licensed Insurers ‎Relating to Underwriting

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On January 17, 2024, the New York Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”) exposed for comment a proposed circular letter regarding “Use of Artificial Intelligence Systems and External Consumer Data and Information Sources...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

New York’s Department of Financial Services Seeks Comment on the Use of Artificial Intelligence in Insurance Underwriting and...

The New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) has entered its voice regarding the use of artificial intelligence (“AI”) by insurers by issuing for public comment a proposed circular letter addressing the use of...more

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Lawsuits Alleging Violations of Illinois’ GIPA Are Piling Into Court Like Clowns Out of a Circus Car

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A string of putative class actions has been filed against life insurance companies for allegedly violating section 20(b) of Illinois’ Genetic Information Privacy Act (GIPA) by using applicants’ family medical history in...more

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OCC Issues New Version of the “Lease Financing” Booklet of the Comptroller Handbook

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On September 27, 2023, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued Version 2.0 of the Lease Financing booklet of the OCC’s Comptroller Handbook, which replaced Version 1.0 published in August 2014 and updated...more

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Artificial Intelligence Regulation in the ‎Insurance Industry – 2023 a Year in Review

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2023 has been a very productive year for regulators advancing their efforts to understand new technologies and consider whether and how to regulate the rapidly developing technologies, including artificial intelligence,...more

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[White Paper] United States Insurance Trends and Decisions 2023

As 2024 rapidly approaches, we look back at some of the key decisions, trends, and developments impacting the U.S. insurance industry in 2023 and look ahead at some trends and cases to watch in 2024. Insurers continue to...more

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An Eye on Insurance: Recent Developments in Insurance Regulation

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The last months of 2023 capped off another major year for insurance regulation, with state insurance regulators and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners undertaking a number of initiatives that will affect the...more

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The Future of Insurance - Colorado’s New ECDIS and AI Model Regulations

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On September 21, 2023, the Colorado Division of Insurance adopted a Final Regulation implementing S.B. 21-169, the 2021 law governing Colorado-licensed insurers’ use of external consumer data and information sources (ECDIS),...more

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Colorado Proposes Guidance Bulletins for Life Algorithms & Predictive ‎Models Regulation

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On November 20, 2023, the Division of Insurance of the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (“DORA”), published for a 9 day public comment period two proposed bulletins which would provide clarifying guidance on the...more

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Testing for AI bias: Colorado Division of Insurance proposes first-of-its kind regulation requiring life insurers to test their...

On September 28, 2023, the Colorado Division of Insurance (CDI) released the first-of-its kind draft proposed regulation (Testing Regulation) for testing the outcomes of certain life insurance underwriting practices for...more

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