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TODAY'S TOP DEVELOPMENTS Thursday, November 21, 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.


Insurance Coverage Law Report
Using Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices Statutes To Challenge Reinsurer Delays In Claims Paymente
Although the viability of a claim for violation of an unfair and deceptive acts and practices statute in the reinsurance context is still in its infancy, the possibility of those claims must be considered by cedents and reinsurers alike in their claims activities, at least in jurisdictions where such claims are viable. Read More

Insurance Coverage Law Report

Systemically Important Insurers: Who Are They and What Will it Mean to Be a GSII?
In this article, the authors summarize the methodology and measures released by the International Association of Insurance Supervisors for global systemically important insurers, as well as the proposed timeline. Read More

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Data Breaches and the General Liability Policy in a Cyber-World
The authors explain the foundations for a claim under a commercial general liability insurance policy for data breach and provide a sampling of the types of laws and regulations addressing data breaches. Read More

Insurance Coverage Law Report
Hurricane Season is Here – Is Your Insurance Program Ready for the Next Storm?
The challenges normally inherent in presenting business interruption and other economic claims were dramatically magnified with Sandy. Read More

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Federal Actions

Senate Sub-Committee Holds Hearing on Superstorm Sandy One Year Later
The U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District of Columbia has held a hearing examining the “ongoing recovery” from Superstorm Sandy – including insurance matters. Read More

In the States

Steve Burgess Again Becomes Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate
Steve Burgess has been named Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate. Read More

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Eugene Wollan Celebrates 60 Years at Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass Read More

Chubb Survey Finds Privately Held Companies Lack a Strong Defense Against Litigation and Government Fines
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ACE Adds Crime Insurance to Its “ACE Online” Trading Platform
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Michael P. Binns Is Named President of Personal Lines at Hallmark
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Liberty Mutual Insurance Enters Mexico with Acquisition of Primero Fianzas
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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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