On Thursday, November 2, House Republicans released the legislative text of their eagerly awaited tax reform bill. While the bill was originally
This week, an activist group calling itself “Strike4Democracy” has called for a day of “coordinated national actions” - purportedly including more
Have you reviewed your employee handbook this year?
On December 6, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or the Board) in Dana Corp., 356 N.L.R.B. No. 49 (Dec. 6, 2010), upheld the ability of employers and unions to negotiate substantive terms and conditions of employment before a union is recognized as a group of employees’ bargaining representative
Following are selected Federal andor State legislative and regulatory developments in the areas of reinsurance, captive insurance, and catastrophe funds.
David Holtzman, a health information privacy specialist at the Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") within the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS"), stated at a health privacy conference on May 11, 2010, that OCR has been "vigorously" enforcing the Security Rule, which was promulgated pursuant to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA").
President Obama has resubmitted to the Senate the nomination of attorney Craig Becker for the National Labor Relations Board.
Congress has recently introduced two bills relevant to reinsurance or catastrophe funds.
State authorities, particularly in New York, have recently issued regulatory pronouncements on a number of reinsurance matters.
On December 29, 2008, the New York Insurance Department's (“NYID”) Office of General Counsel (“OGC”) issued an opinion setting forth its position with respect to NYID Circular Letter No.27 (2008) (the “Circular Letter”) that addressed the issue of whether same-sex marriages from jurisdictions outside of New York are covered under group long-term disability, group short-term disability and group term life insurance issued in New York.