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Insurance Solvency Regulation – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 14
Posted on 19 Apr 2010 by Gary A. Hernandez and Paige D. Waters

By Gary Hernandez and Paige Waters The following chapter discusses the philosophy and methodology behind the regulation of insurer solvency. It begins in Section 14.01[1] with a brief review of the field of solvency regulation. Such regulation seeks... Read More

Framework for the Regulation of the Insurance Industry – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 8
Posted on 19 Apr 2010 by Gary M. Cohen

By Gary M. Cohen This is a time of unprecedented turmoil in the financial markets. The failure of Lehman Brothers and the federal bailout of AIG and other major financial institutions has led policymakers to consider wide-ranging changes to a regulatory... Read More

Regulation of Policy Forms – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 10
Posted on 19 Apr 2010 by Carrie E. Cope old bio

By Carrie Cope This chapter begins with a discussion of the history and purpose of policy form regulation and notes that dramatic differences among the states in size, geography, industry, politics and financial resources have impacted their reasons... Read More

Chapter 1 of the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition – Content Abstract
Posted on 2 Mar 2010 by Robert H. Jerry, II

Chapter 1: WHAT IS INSURANCE? Chapter 1 of the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition begins in Section 1.01 with a discussion of the reasons insurance exists. Risk exists throughout the world; life is uncertain, and we cannot foresee exactly... Read More

Chapter 3 of the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition – Content Abstract
Posted on 4 Mar 2010 by Hille Rossmiller Kaveney Croce

Chapter 3: THE CONTRACTUAL RELATIONSHIP Chapter 3 of the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition examines the contractual relationship between the parties to an insurance contract. Insurance policies are subject to general contract law, but they... Read More

Licensing of Insurers – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 9
Posted on 19 Apr 2010 by Julie Mix McPeak

By Julie McPeak This chapter begins with a description of the issues prevalent in the initial formation of an insurance company, from the perspective of the organizers and the state insurance regulators. Often, matters of concern to regulators opining... Read More

Regulation of Insurance Intermediaries – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 15
Posted on 19 Apr 2010 by Randall Doctor and Robert Cerny

By Randall Doctor and Robert J. Cerny This chapter explores the law relating to the government regulation of insurance intermediaries. Insurance intermediaries are individuals or entities that in various capacities represent and act on behalf of parties... Read More