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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Industry news, expert analysis, and daily updates on the most significant insurance coverage legal developments—from the insurance and legal experts of The National Underwriter Company.


Eye on the Experts
How to Purchase “Cyber” Insurance
“Cyber” insurance can be an extremely valuable asset in an organization’s strategy to address and mitigate cyber security, data privacy, and other risks. But selecting and negotiating the right insurance product can present a significant challenge given, among other things, the lack of standardized policy language and the fact that many “off the shelf” policies do not adequately match the organization’s risk profile. Here, Roberta D. Anderson of K&L Gates LLP offers five tips to help facilitate a successful cyber policy placement. Read More

Eye on the Experts

Enforcement Under the New Jersey Insurance Fraud Prevention Act Will Be Swift Without Jury Trial
As a result of a recent decision by a New Jersey appellate court, combating insurance fraud should be quicker and less expensive for insurance carriers in New Jersey. Read More

Eye on the Experts
Controlling a U.S. Insurance Company: Key Regulatory Basics That Funds Need To Know
The last few years have seen increasing private fund activity in the insurance sector, including acquisitions of existing carriers as well as start-ups. In this highly regulated sector, an understanding of some of the basic pillars of insurance law – particularly the oversight by regulators of those who control insurers – is essential for playing in this space. Read More

Eye on the Experts
Texas Supreme Court Rejects Pro Rata Allocation, Confirms “All Sums” Based on American Physicians Insurance Exchange v. Garcia
In a significant opinion favorable to policyholders, the Texas Supreme Court reaffirmed the “all sums” approach with respect to insurance indemnity obligations. Read More

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In the States

Kentucky Insurance Department Seeks Rehabilitation for Two School Board Insurance Funds
The Kentucky Department of Insurance has proposed to take over the management of the funds used for state school board workers’ compensation and property and liability claims. Read More

In the States

Florida Bill Would Bar Certain Insurer Actions Based on Gun Use or Ownership
A bill introduced in the Florida legislature, HB 255, would make it unlawful for insurance companies to take certain actions based on gun ownership by a policyholder or applicant – or by a family member of a policyholder or applicant. Read More

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Insurance Regulatory and Transactions Attorney Eileen Hayes Joins Greenberg Traurig from N.Y.’s Department of Financial Services Read More

Allied World Europe Launches Marine Insurance Business and Appoints Bart Grefe Vice President, Marine Underwriting Manager
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New York Legal Assistance Group Publishes Superstorm Sandy One Year Report
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Missouri Department of Insurance Recruits Deloitte Consultant Julie Lederer
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FINMA Investigation Finds No “Undue Pressure” on Deceased Zurich CFO Pierre Wauthier
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Removal of Deceased Tenant


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60px_newMeyerowitz Steven A. Meyerowitz, ESQ.
Director, FC&S Legal
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60px_newSpears Victoria Prussen Spears, ESQ.
Associate Director, FC&S Legal
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FC&S Legal Editorial Advisory Board
Mitchell J. Auslander, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Carrie Cope, Schuyler, Roche & Crisham, P.C.
Anjali C. Das, Wilson Elser
John F. Finnegan, Chadbourne & Parke LLP
Michele L. Jacobson, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Timothy P. Law, Reed Smith LLP
Donald S. Malecki, Malecki, Deimling, Nielander &
Associates, LLC
Cort T. Malone, Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C.
D. Milone, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Joseph P. Monteleone, Tressler LLP
Anne M. Murray, Rivkin Radler LLP
Jerold Oshinsky, Kasowitz, Benson, Torres &
Friedman LLP
Seth B. Schafler, Proskauer Rose LLP
David D. Thamann, The National Underwriter Company

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