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Securities fraud accounting rule class action against reinsurer dismissed

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2010

A federal district court dismissed a securities fraud class action against Swiss Re brought by a pension fund on behalf of all purchasers of Swiss Re's shares

Gen Re dismissed from AIG consolidated securities litigation

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 27 2010

A New York federal court granted judgment on the pleadings to the Gen Re defendants in the consolidated AIG securities litigation (about which we have previously posted on July 17, 2008 and November 17, 2009

Aon Benfield Securities and Swiss Re issue reports on the insurance-linked securities market

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2010

Aon Benfield Securities has issued its third-annual review of the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market

Rule 151a vacated

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 13 2010

On July 12, 2010, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit entered an Amended Judgment, Order and Reissued Opinion vacating Rule 151A as a result of the SEC's "arbitrary and capricious" failure to perform the required Section 2(b) analysis of the effect of the Rule on efficiency, competition, and capital formation

Broker protocol sees membership growth

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2010

As a result of an increasingly competitive business environment, financial advisors appear to be moving from one firm to another with more frequency

The end for embattled Rule 151A?

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2010

At press time, the House and Senate Committees charged with finalizing the pending financial reform legislation have approved an amendment that, in effect, overrules SEC Rule 151A

Variable annuity summary prospectus gains momentum

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2010

SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro and SEC Director of Investment Management Buddy Donohue recently heralded the development of a variable annuity (VA) summary prospectus

Senate Banking Committee approves financial modernization: implications for insurance and investment products and services

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2010

March 23, 2010 -- The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs yesterday approved comprehensive financial regulatory reform legislation

Gen Re attempts to finalize its finite reinsurance exposure

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2010

General Re Corp has agreed to a Consent Judgment with the SEC in settlement of allegations that it issued finite reinsurance to AIG and Prudential

Be careful before signing that warranty letter

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2010

In Rivelli v Twin City Fire Insurance Co, the plaintiffs, who were directors or officers at Fischer Imaging Co. (Fischer), sought to compel their excess D&O insurer, Twin City Fire Insurance Co. (Twin City), to advance costs to defend against an SEC civil enforcement action alleging securities fraud