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SDNY judge guts LIBOR claims on motion to dismiss, but banks are not off the hook yet
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2013

In an exhaustive 161-page ruling issued on Friday, Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald of the Southern District of New York dismissed the majority of the


Proliferation of property insurance matching regulations increases litigation risks
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2014

A growing number of states have adopted so-called "matching" regulations, requiring the replacement the undamaged items when the damaged items cannot


Long term care insurance: policy provisions in dispute
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2014

Long term care ("LTC") insurance has been and will continue to be a focus of attention for the plaintiffs' bar and state and federal regulators. LTC


California signals new enforcement trend in online price comparisons: "what's an advertised referenced price?"
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2014

Online retailers and advertisers should take heed of a recent California prosecution of Overstock.com for allegedly deceptive price comparisons that


Properly manage ownership of social media accounts to avoid unpleasant surprises
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2013

Effective use of social media has become indispensable to most businesses. However, many companies have not addressed an important issue related to


Illinois Supreme Court strikes down Illinois eavesdropping law
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2014

In twin decisions handed down today, March 20, 2014, the Illinois Supreme Court has declared unconstitutional one of the nation’s strictest


Validus District Court decision: retrocessions not taxable as reinsurance under section 4371 of the code
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2014

As previously discussed in our Insurance and Reinsurance Blog (the relevant post can be found here), the United States District Court for the


To tax or not to tax
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2014

On May 1, 2014, the California Supreme Court in Loeffler v. Target Corporation narrowly affirmed, in a 4-3 decision, the dismissal of a class action


IRS releases guidance for qualified retirement plans in light of Windsor decision
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2014

On April 4, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service released Notice 2014-19 providing long-awaited guidance on the application of the U.S. Supreme Court's


The Supreme Court of Washington holds that an insurer cannot recoup defense costs after defending under a reservation of rights, notwithstanding a determination that there is no coverage
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2013

On March 7, 2013, Washington State's highest court dealt a blow to liability insurers seeking to recover defense costs for uncovered claims. The