On April 14, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed H.B. 1714, which ends the state’s ban on corporate political contributions from insurance
The Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that no exception exists to Tennessee's general prohibition on direct actions against an insurer
The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, applying Tennessee law, has concluded that the district court erred in granting summary judgment to an insurer on the grounds that the EEOC’s employment discrimination class action suit against the insured restaurant chain was not a claim under an employment practices liability insurance policy.
A magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee has issued a report and recommendation that a directors and officers liability policy does not cover a lawsuit filed by an insured former director and officer against the company.
On June 1, 2011, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed into law former Senate Bill 1915, which addresses Tennessee campaign finance law.
Over the past few months, several states have enacted lobbying and gift law changes or issued new guidance clarifying certain requirements.
The United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee has held that no coverage existed under the D&O provisions of a homeowners association’s policy for loss sustained due to the association’s obligation to repair structural defects in its members’ townhouses for two independent reasons.
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Tennessee has held that, under Tennessee law, an insured’s late notice of claim made during the existing period of a claims-made policy does not bar coverage absent evidence of prejudice to the insurer.
A research and development corporation, Atmospheric Glow Technologies, Inc. (AGT), recently pled guilty to charges that it exported controlled defense services and technical data to a Chinese national in violation of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and its governing regulations, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).