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New York appeals court: Dishonest Acts exclusion does not preclude coverage for SEC-ordered payment

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2015

Last week, the Appellate Division (First Department) of the New York State Supreme Court issued its latest ruling in the matter of JP Morgan

District court finds that the Federal Arbitration Act preempts state statute barring out-of-state arbitrations

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 14 2010

In Binder v. Medicine Shoppe International, Inc., No. 09-14046 (E.D.Mich. 2010), a breach of contract dispute between the plaintiff (a franchisor) and the defendant (a franchisee) arose out of a Uniform Franchise Offering Circular and subsequent License Agreement (“Agreement”

Are mutual fund investors seeking an end run around Ameriprise Financial v. Gallus?

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2012

Investors in various mutual funds managed by Principal Financial Group filed a derivative action under Section 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 in Iowa federal court in late October, alleging that the company charged excessive fees

Eighth Circuit rules on diversity jurisdiction for federal actions to compel arbitration

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2010

A decision of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, Northport Health Services of Arkansas, LLC v. Rutherford, No. 09-2433 (8th Cir. 2010), recently held that diversity of citizenship jurisdiction in the context of a motion to compel arbitration under 4 of the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) can be determined by looking at the citizenship of the parties named in the proceedings before the district court, plus any indispensible parties who must be joined

OFAC gives presentation on regulation of business important considerations for insurance and reinsurance

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 27 2010

On September 23, 2010, David Brummond, Senior Sanctions Advisor for Insurance at the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) in the U.S. Treasury Department, gave a presentation at the HR Litigation Conference on International Economic Sanctions on “Regulation of Business Important Considerations for Insurance and Reinsurance.”

District of Columbia DOI issues bulletin on nondiscrimination in spousal coverage

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 30 2010

The District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking recently issued Bulletin 10-1B-04 (the "Bulletin") providing insurers with guidance regarding the implementation of the Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Equality Amendment Act of 2009 (the "Act"), which allows same sex couples to marry in the District of Columbia

Divided Kentucky Court of Appeals relaxes claims made and reported requirements when consecutive policies are issued by the same insurer

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2010

A divided Court of Appeals of Kentucky recently held that an insured was continually covered under two back-to-back "claims-made" insurance policies issued by the same insurer even though a claim was made against the insured during one policy period, and not reported to the insurer until fourteen months later, during the second policy period

Massachusetts Appeals Court affirms insurer’s liability for tort-related litigation expenses in unfair claim settlement practices case

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2013

On Friday, the Massachusetts Appeals Court handed down its decision in Rivera v. Commerce Insurance Company, No. 12-P-483 (Aug. 16, 2013). The

First Circuit rules that auto carrier must pay post-judgment interest, despite claimants’ multiple-year failure to demand it

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2013

In March 2005, the federal district court in Puerto Rico entered a $6 million judgment for a personal injury plaintiff. In late September 2005, the

Lloyd's Market drafts exclusion to ensure compliance with Iran sanctions

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • Iran, USA
  • -
  • August 23 2010

As previously reported in this blog, President Obama signed into law the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act of 2010 (the "Iran Sanctions Act") in July, following the less stringent sanctions passed earlier by the U.N