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Fourth Circuit declares “direct contributing properties” unambiguous in context of CBI coverage

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2014

In a 2-1 decision released on February 20, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reversed the district court below and declared that the

Director liability & financially distressed companies in Turkey: Turkish regime far more stringent than corresponding rules in the US and UK

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • Turkey, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • February 20 2014

American and British directors of corporations should be mindful of the different standards of conduct, obligations, and potential personal liability

Massachusetts High Court rules that Federal Arbitration Act applies to contracts involving interstate commerce

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2013

In a decision that has implications for reinsurance, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court last week decided that the Federal Arbitration Act

First Circuit holds that preclusive effect of prior arbitration outcome is itself an arbitrable issue

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit earlier this year held that the preclusive effect of a prior arbitration is itself a matter for

Validus wins round one: retrocessions not taxable under 26 USC 4371(3)

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 7 2014

A federal district court in Washington handed Validus Reinsurance a major win on Wednesday, declaring that the IRS has no authority to assess excise

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

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer 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

Preparing for contingent business interruption claims in the wake of Superstorm Sandy

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2013

The sheer amount of physical damage caused by what was left of Hurricane Sandy when it made landfall in New Jersey on October 29, 2012, is difficult

Mississippi Appeals Court recognizes excess carrier’s malpractice claim against insured’s defense counsel

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2012

Does an excess liability insurer have standing to bring a malpractice claim against counsel appointed by its insured’s primary carrier to defend against a lawsuit?

Massachusetts Federal Court shows little patience for poorly-pled Exchange Act claims

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2012

D&O issuers and policyholders concerned about their exposure to Exchange Act claims for overly optimistic wind-energy deals may be breathing easier in the wake of a Massachusetts federal district court's holding that a pension fund could not state a viable cause of action against American Superconductor

California court requires complete horizontal exhaustion of liability coverage before excess coverage can attach

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 19 2011

Addressing apportionment issues left unresolved by the California Supreme Court’s decision in Montrose Chemical Corporation v. Admiral Insurance Company, 10 Cal.4th 645 (1995), California’s intermediate appeals court has ruled that an insured that manufactured asbestos-containing products must first exhaust the limits of all of its primary insurance before it may claim benefits under its excess coverage