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By Barry Leigh Weissman
After devastating wildfires, California legislators proposed greater wildfire insurance protection, drafting a set of bills.
By Jeanne Kohler
This matter involved appeals by appellant Best Made Floors Inc. ("Best Made") from a December 22, 2016 corrected judgment of a district court confirming two arbitration awards in favor of appellees, and from the district court's denial of its motion to vacate a third arbitration award in favor of the appellees
By Lowell Walters
All employers are at risk of receiving a notice from the IRS that they are liable for a penalty under the Affordable Care Act for failing to offer enough employees insurance coverage...
By Nora Valenza-Frost
Seeking reimbursement of fees paid, allegedly by mistake, under the transitional reinsurance program in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the trustees of the Twin City Pipe Trades Welfare Fund's sued ...
By Nora Valenza-Frost
A Texas federal court determined that, pursuant to the parties' contract, the dispute was not arbitrable because the plain language of the arbitration clause expressly excluded suits that involved requests for injunctive relief, ...
By John Pitblado
Limiting its ruling to the certified question before it, the Court did not analyze the issue further to determine the ultimate outcome. Rather, the case now reverts back to the Second Circuit, given this guidance.
By Carlton Fields
Week of January 8 - 12, 2018
By Jason R. Brost
In a case emphasizing the deference courts give to factual findings of arbitrators, a magistrate judge in the Eastern District of New York has confirmed an arbitration award granting damages...
By Ricardo Rozen, Gary Pappas
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a Pennsylvania district court decision holding the Eleventh Amendment to the United States Constitution prevented a private party from enjoining the state of Louisiana...
By Thaddeus Ewald
The various parties disputed which state's law applied. The court ultimately denied the motion, holding the mandatory arbitration provision was unenforceable.
By Gail Jankowski
In August, Kevin Kelcourse, the associate director for examinations at the SEC's Boston Regional Office, confirmed that his office has been making "surprise" examination visits to registered advisers in the region.
By Gary Cohen
The report's numerous recommendations include the following steps that the SEC could take to "reduce regulatory costs and improve consumer disclosure": ...
By Laura M. Wall
Many federal, state, and local governmental employees may be eligible for awards pursuant to the SEC's whistleblower program under the Dodd-Frank Act.
By Ethan Horwitz, Alex B. Silverman
A major study recently emerged regarding insurance industry brands.
By Steven Kass
Other provisions of the Regulation present a spectrum of possible required compliance deadlines.
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