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EU says Equitable Life policyholders should be compensated
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 6 2007

The European Parliament last month supported a report, written by Liberal Democrat Diana Wallis, which urges the British Government to assist policyholders who suffered severe losses when Equitable Life got into financial difficulties in 2000


PPACA - Day 1
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 26 2012

Today's arguments at the Supreme Court were 90 minutes on the issue of whether the Court has jurisdiction to decide the constitutional questions now, or if the challengers must wait until the individual mandate and its associated penalities begin in 2014


Florida securities regulator proposes uniform definition of "branch office"
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • February 12 2007

Almost all financial service providers in North America are licensed to sell securities and insurance products to residents of Florida


US and global regulatory responses to the financial crisis
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 24 2009

As you are aware, the US Congress is turning its attention to legislation reforming the US system of prudential regulation of its commercial banking, insurance, and securities and investment banking industries


FCA cracks down on mobile phone insurance
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2013

On 27 June 2013, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a review focussing on the way in which mobile phone insurance firms design products


COBRA health care subsidy extended again in the Temporary Extension Act of 2010
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 8 2010

The COBRA health care subsidy that was originally enacted in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) and extended in the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010 (DOD Act) has been further extended by the Temporary Extension Act of 2010 (TEA


Liability cap includes contractual but excludes statutory interest
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2010

In Markerstudy Insurance Company Limited & Others v Endsleigh Insurance Services Limited the High Court has held that a contractual cap on liability includes contractual interest but excludes statutory interest


Stop press FSA may enforce penalties of up to 20 of firms income
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2010

You may recall the fine imposed on 3 HSBC firms of over £3 million by the FSA for failing to have adequate systems and controls in place to protect their customers' confidential details that were lost in the post on 2 occasions


Pulling cover: lenders' claims under the Third Party (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2010

Goldsmith Williams (a firm) v Travelers Insurance Company Limited 2010 EWHC 26 QB reminds us of the problems faced by lenders bringing negligence claims where the Defendant's professional indemnity insurance cover has been withdrawn


CC confirms the case for a prohibition on point-of-sale personal protection insurance (“PPI”)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2010

The CC has provisionally decided that consumers will benefit from a prohibition on all forms of point-of-sale PPI, except for retail