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Taylor & Lieberman: U.S. District Court applies “direct means direct” causation requirement in finding no coverage for client funds lost in wire transfer fraud
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2015

In Taylor & Lieberman v. Federal Insurance Company, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California applied the "direct means direct"


Jacobson Family Investments: New York Appellate Division interprets scope of Financial Institution Bond’s Investment Advisor coverage and Securities Broker exclusion
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

On June 18, 2015, the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division released its decision in Jacobson Family Investments, Inc. v. National Union Fire


First National Bank of Northern California: Ninth Circuit analyzes scope of “customer” under Financial Institution Bond’s Telefacsimile and Voice Instruction Transactions coverage
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2015

In First National Bank of Northern California v. St. Paul Mercury Insurance Company, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals analyzed certain requirements


Taylor, Bean & Whitaker: U.S. District Court applies alter ego doctrine to deny coverage in respect of both majority shareholder and colluding subordinate employees
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2015

A recent decision of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, In Re Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corporation, provides a


Tesoro Refining: U.S. District Court analyzes scope of “unlawful taking” and “forgery” under employee theft coverage in commercial crime policy
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2015

On April 7, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas released its decision in Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company LLC v


W.l. Petrey Wholesale: U.S. District Court discusses inventory exclusion and threshold for corroborating evidence of employee dishonesty
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2015

In W.L. Petrey Wholesale Co., Inc. v. Great American Insurance Company, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama granted summary


Highland Bank: Eighth Circuit affirms necessity of bank’s direct reliance on personal guarantee under Financial Institution Bond’s Securities Coverage
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2015

On March 3, 2015, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals released its decision in BancInsure, Inc. v. Highland Bank. The decision provides guidance with


Bank of Brewton: Eleventh Circuit affirms Financial Institution Bond’s distinction between counterfeit documents and fraudulently-procured, but authentic, documents
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2015

On February 9, 2015, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals released its decision in Bank of Brewton v. The Travelers Companies, Inc. The Court's


Priority dispute: Third Party Vehicle Renter vs. the Defendant Vehicle Owner
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • November 21 2014

In a very recent decision - Elias v. Koochek the Court addressed the issue whether the insurer of a renter of a vehicle who is not


Uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage: 2014 update
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • September 10 2014

This paper is intended as an overview of the current law in Ontario regarding uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage. Although