We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 295

Last week in DC: the healthcare reform debate February 1, 2010
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2010

Healthcare reform efforts remained in flux last week, as President Obama sought to repackage his party's priorities in the wake of the shocking Republican victory in Massachusetts on January 19


House Financial Services Committee hearing schedule - February 2010
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2010

As you know, Congress and the Obama administration have placed significant focus this year upon reform of the financial services industry


Ninth Circuit confirms arbitration award, holds that panel’s ex parte meeting with certain expert witnesses did not justify vacatur
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2010

Petitioner United States Life Insurance Company (“U.S. Life”) reinsured workers’ compensation policies issued by five insurers domiciled in California


NAIC provides details regarding upcoming hearing on stranger-owned annuities
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2010

The NAIC issued a press release earlier this month announcing its intent to hold a public hearing on the emergence of stranger originatedowned annuity transactions (“STAT”), but did not specify the date or location of the hearing


Minnesota federal court rejects "capacity" limitation as to insured vs. insured exclusion
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2010

The U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota recently dismissed a directors and officers liability coverage suit, rejecting plaintiffs' argument that an underlying suit had to be brought by the insured in his capacity as an insured in order to implicate the policy's insured vs. insured exclusion



Changes in securities & insurance regulation affecting enforcement strategies ALI-ABA conference on insurance & financial services litigation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2010

Speakers at the ALI-ABA's annual conference on insurance and financial services regulation in Chicago offered extensive commentary on changes in enforcement strategies for insurance and securities fraud, in light of recent overhauls to the regulatory scheme


Chinese Drywall federal judge rules no coverage for drywall remediation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2010

On March 24, 2010, Judge Rebecca Beach Smith of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia dismissed claims filed by a Virginia Beach-based builder seeking insurance coverage for the costs of voluntarily remediating Chinese Drywall


Industry group “underwhelmed” by New York Insurance Department Circular Letter clarifying the producer compensation transparency rule
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2010

On November 5, 2010, the New York Insurance Department (the "Department") issued Circular Letter No. 18 (2010) (the “Circular Letter”) setting forth clarification on the implementation of and compliance of insurance producers and authorized insurers with 11 NYCRR 30 (Regulation 194


Connecticut federal court finds that reinsurer does not have to follow cedent’s fortunes
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2010

Employers Reinsurance Company, now known as Westport Insurance Corporation ("Westport"), provided reinsurance coverage for insurance policies issued by Connecticut Specialty Insurance Company (the "Reinsurance Agreement"