On July 1, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services unveiled a new website, HealthCare.gov , to provide consumers with information on their rights and benefits under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
In order to tap investor expectations of a rising yuan (RMB), insurers are preparing to launch yuan-denominated policies as a new product offering for insurers in the Hong Kong market.
On 14 June 2010, the European Commission published a consultation document on the options for dealing with short selling.
Though the Senate passed its Tax Extenders legislation in mid-March without including House language to change the tax treatment of the "carried interest" income of investment managers, the issue may receive a second look in the coming weeks.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has published a paper on executive remuneration, to help remuneration committees understand how shareholders expect companies to apply the ABI's influential guidelines on executive remuneration in the current economic climate.
On December 29, 2009, Broadcom announced that it had agreed in principle to pay $160.5 million to settle a securities class action pending in United States District Court for the Central District of California against the company and certain of its current and former officers and directors.
The Law Commission has now published the responses it has received to Issues Paper 5 "Reforming Insurance Contract Law: Micro-businesses", published in April 2009.
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners ("NAIC"), at the ExecutivePlenary session of its Fall National Meeting, adopted revisions to the Standard Valuation Model Law ("Valuation Model") replacing the existing formula-based approach for reserving life insurance policies with a principles-based approach.
As previously reported on August 8, 2007, a jury convicted ex-Brocade CEO Greg Reyes for violating federal securities laws by failing to properly account for backdated options.
In July, Oregon Governor, Ted Kulongoski, signed into law Senate Bill 973 (as adopted, the "Act"), which modifies Oregon life settlement legislation.