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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


Lithium-Ion Battery Patent Landscape - A Patent Portfolio Review
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2016

The lithium-ion battery (“LIB”) industry has witnessed tremendous growth in the last decade. As a natural part of this growth, the patent landscape


The General Data Protection Regulation: What Insurers Should Do Now to Prepare for Its Implementation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • May 24 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR or Regulation) has been approved by European Union (EU) members as well as the Council of Europe and, at


Consumer-initiated text message telemarketing complies with TCPA prior express written consent requirement and E-SIGN Act?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2014

Telemarketing practices in the United States are governed by the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), as well as by specific Federal Trade


Recent challenges to the use of “usual, customary, and reasonable” medical provider charge data to price reimbursement to non-contracted medical providers and the potential implications for payers and providers
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2008

Hospitals, physicians and other health care providers often have contracts with health care payers which define the payment rates for medical services and procedures that are furnished to patients


New York Federal Court holds that insurance law section 3420(d)(2) does not apply to reservation of rights letter
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2014

A New York federal court recently held that the timeliness requirement of Section 3420(d)(2) of the New York Insurance Law does not apply to an


Sportech v HMRC VAT and spot the ball competitions
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2013

The First Tier Tax (FTT) tribunal's recent decision in Sportech PLC and others v HMRC 2012 UKFTT 210 has major tax implications for any company


Restrictive covenants - Illinois Supreme Court rules on their validity in the medical profession and provides guidance on enforcement
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2007

Illinois courts have a long tradition of upholding covenants not to compete in employment contracts, provided the limitations as to time and territory are not unreasonable


Reformation based on mutual mistake available under New Jersey law even when sought against third-party not involved in contract negotiations
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2011

On August 23, 2011, in the case of Illinois National Insurance Company v. Wyndham Worldwide Operations, Inc. (No. 10-3833), the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the the District Court for the District of New Jersey, which had dismissed the insurer's action for declaratory judgment and granted summary judgment to the claimant upon holding that reformation based upon mutual mistake can never be sought against a third-party who did not participate in the negotiation of the contract


2016 Excess and Surplus Lines Laws in the United States
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2016

The Nonadmitted and Reinsurance Reform Act (“NRRA”) came into effect on July 21, 2011 as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer