Barry Leigh Weissman

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Brexit’s Impact on the Insurance Industry

European Union, United Kingdom - October 13 2016 Following the UK’s historic advisory vote to leave the EU, key questions must be answered before any real change occurs. These include: Must the…

Arbitration clause contained only in "side" agreements to insurance policies, enforced in dispute over "retrospective premiums"

USA - September 8 2016 A U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently enjoined Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), from proceeding with litigation in…

Fifth Circuit follows D.R. Horton and Murphy Oil precedent, ruling that an arbitration agreement prohibiting employee class or collective actions is permissible

USA - September 6 2016 The Fifth Circuit refused to enforce an order of the NLRB that found an arbitration agreement was invalid because it waived an employee’s right to…

Rules of the (International) Road, Brexit, PPP as a New Tool for Argentina, and Keeping Non-U.S. Companies Safe from Suit (Expect Focus International - August 2016)

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - August 31 2016 For decades, U.S. courts have been preferred venues for plaintiffs’ lawyers seeking to sue non-U.S. companies. This is due to the perception that…

Bruce J. Berman, Stephanie A. Fichera, William Giltinan, Andrew J. Markus, Jill Sarnoff Riola

Changes in Cuba May Impact the Insurance Industry

Cuba, USA - August 15 2016 While much remains to be determined, the recent easing of U.S. restrictions on travel to and trade with Cuba may bring opportunities for U.S. and…