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Pass the buck: Fourth Circuit preserves the mere conduit defense

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

Banks, insurance brokers, and other agents can breathe a sigh of relief as the Fourth Circuit enabled the “mere conduit” defense to survive another

Financial ruin and the duty to settle within policy limits

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 17 2013

A liability insurance company has the right to take over the defense of a policyholder and to control all settlement discussions. What happens if the

Title insurance: may not solve as many problems as you might expect

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 8 2014

In the context of the bankruptcy proceeding to determine the validity of a mortgage, the mortgagee filed a third-party complaint against its title

A guide to surviving the Lumbermens rehabilitation & liquidation

  • Dentons
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2012

In response to the July 2, 2012 Order of Rehabilitation, and an anticipated Order of Liquidation, against Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company and American Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Company, we have prepared the following “frequently asked questions” guide summarizing issues related to: (i) the financial regulation of insurance companies; (ii) the liquidation and proof of claim process in Illinois; (iii) potential recovery by policyholders of the amount of “covered” workers’ compensation claims from state guaranty associations; (iv) policyholder collateral; and (v) planning a response to the Lumbermens liquidation

Claims bar dates impending for Atlantic Mutual, Centennial, HIH and Nassau Insurance Companies

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 31 2013

Several insurers in liquidation proceedings have upcoming claims bar dates: The liquidator for Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company and Centennial

A warning to financial institutions: failure to issue a litigation hold may have serious consequences

  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 3 2013

As electronic discovery has become more prevalent and voluminous, national standards for the preservation of evidence have evolved dramatically in

National trends driving asbestos litigation in 2013-2014 (1 of 3): decrease in non-impairment filings

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2014

Generally, as a result of judicial and legislative reforms, plaintiffs' lawyers have moved away from mass screenings and filing of claims on behalf

A guide to surviving the Kemper liquidation

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2010

In response to an imminent Order of Liquidation against the Kemper Insurance Companies, we have prepared the following "frequently asked questions" guide summarizing issues related to: (i) the financial regulation of insurance companies; (ii) the liquidation and proof of claim process in Illinois; (iii) potential recovery by policyholders of the amount of "covered" workers' compensation claims from state guaranty associations; (iv) policyholder collateral; and (v) planning a response to the Kemper liquidation

Bankruptcy court awards pre- and post-judgment interest on reinsurer’s claim for unpaid premium

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 31 2011

Granite Reinsurance Company won an award for unpaid premiums from Acceptance Insurance Company (in rehabilitation) in a bankruptcy adversary proceeding

“Covered or not covered: that is the question” - a discussion of directors & officers insurance coverage issues

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 23 2011

It is important that directors and officers insurance provide the necessary protections