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Landmark Montana Supreme Court Decision Series: Trigger and Allocation

USA - January 19 2022 In one of the top insurance-coverage decisions of 2021, the Montana Supreme Court at the end of the year handed down a landmark decision adopting the…

New Year, New COVID-19 Securities Claims Present Continued D&O Exposures

USA - January 14 2022 From event-driven litigation and event cancellations to securities claims and regulatory enforcement actions, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a…

Following Record-Setting Year, SEC Opens 2022 With $4 Million in New Whistleblower Awards: Is Your D&O Policy Prepared to Respond?

USA - January 13 2022 2022 has kicked off with several new whistleblower awards, as the SEC announced earlier this week that it had awarded more than $4 million to…

Another State Court Rules That Insurers Cannot Escape COVID-19

USA - January 10 2022 Another state court has issued a ruling favoring insurance policyholders in a COVID-19 business interruption dispute. This decision further confirms…

Let’s Eat Grandma = Let’s Eat, Grandma?

USA - January 10 2022 To the possible dismay of grammar purists, a federal court recently found that an insurance policy provision meant the same thing whether or not it…

Tomato-Tomato? - New Mexico Court Offers Insurer a $5 Million Reminder that Different Words Have Different Meanings

USA - January 7 2022 A New Mexico court recently granted judgment on the pleadings against an insurer and found coverage, reminding the insurer that different words in a…

Rare Imbalance?—Delaware’s “Center of Gravity” in D&O Policies Dooms Mining Co.’s Appraisal Coverage Claim, But Supreme Court Appraisal Review Looms Large

USA - January 6 2022 We have written over the past year about a string of pro-policyholder decisions from Delaware courts. One policyholder, however, recently had its…

Ransomware in 2022: You May Be Screwed, but Without Insurance It Could Always Be Worse

USA - January 5 2022 A commentator recently summed up the risk of ransomware attack in 2022: “we’re all screwed.” True enough. But that’s all the more reason to prepare…

Policyholder Prevails (Again) in Delaware D&O Retention Dispute

USA - December 10 2021 Policyholders have scored another victory in the Delaware Superior Court, this time on the issue of whether a “mergers and acquisition” endorsement…

Ohio Appellate Court Upholds Coverage for Cyberattacks Under Commercial Property Policies

USA - December 8 2021 An Ohio appellate court held last month that a cyberattack triggered coverage under a commercial property insurance policy in the case EMOI Services…