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Congress passes bill loosening Dodd-Frank capital restrictions on insurers

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2014

Congress passed a bill that will loosen the Dodd-Frank capital rules imposed on insurers. The legislation unanimously passed the Senate in June and

House passes TRIA extension and sends the bill to Senate

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2014

On Wednesday, the House overwhelmingly passed an extension of TRIA by a vote of 417-7. The House vote is a step closer to ensuring the bill does not

U.S. House to vote on TRIA extension

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2014

As the December 31st expiration of TRIA moves closer, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced yesterday that next week the House will

Massachusetts Appeals Court orders that 93A claim against carrier be severed, reverses trial court

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2014

In Santacroce v. Sametz, a plaintiff brought suit against both the alleged tortfeasor for negligence, and the tortfeasor's insurer for bad faith in

Massachusetts high court rules that insurer’s full reimbursement of insured’s expenses does not bar insured’s G.L. c. 93A claim

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2014

The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts recently considered whether an insured could pursue a claim against an insurer which had breached its

District of Massachusetts finds coverage under a professional liability policy in underlying case centered on unfair competition

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2014

On October 28, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts denied an insurer's motion for summary judgment in a coverage

Massachusetts federal court rules that insurer’s decision to commence rescission action does not waive attorney-client privilege

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2014

Insurers can take comfort that their decision to bring a rescission action against a Massachusetts insured will not itself effect a waiver of the

Early thoughts about insurance matters after the 2014 US elections

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

With Republicans taking control of the U.S. Senate and increasing its majority in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, Congress will see

California broadens the exemption to the confidentiality of statements filed pursuant to the California Holding Company Act

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2014

California law presently provides for a limited exemption from discovery for a request for a document filed pursuant to the California Holding

Massachusetts federal court declares insured’s construction of general liability policy “irrational”

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2014

The federal district court in Massachusetts recently declared that a general liability policyholder's construction of a policy exclusion was