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Case Studies of Insurer Insolvencies – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 104
Posted on 20 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Patrick H. Cantilo, Mark F. Bennett, and Arati Bhattacharya Abstract *** In this chapter, five insurance insolvencies are discussed in detail to illustrate a number of the issues that are presented in the management of troubled insurers... Read More

Appleman on Insurance
Posted on 21 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Appleman on Insurance is recognized as the most authoritative, comprehensive and up-to-date reference in the field of insurance law. It covers all aspects of insurance law, including: contract formation; rights and duties under the insurance policy; duties... Read More

Reinsurance Dispute Resolution – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 77
Posted on 24 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By David A. Attisani and Ethan V. Torrey, Partners, Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP Fair, efficient, and reliable dispute resolution procedures are vital to protect the rights and clarify the duties of parties arising under reinsurance contracts. This... Read More

Consequences of Insurer Insolvency – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 102
Posted on 17 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Bruce Baty and Jodi Adolf Abstract * * * Chapter 102 discusses the consequences of an insurer insolvency for the policyholders, agents, excess insurers and reinsurers of the insolvent insurer. The chapter begins in Section 102.01 with... Read More

Introduction and General Principles of Reinsurance Law – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 71
Posted on 2 Aug 2012 by Dan Gerber and Jeff Kingsley of Goldberg Segalla

By Daniel W. Gerber, Jeffrey L. Kingsley and Fallyn B. Reichert, Attorneys, Goldberg Segalla LLP Chapter 71 provides a thorough introduction to reinsurance and its commercial purposes; the operation of reinsurance contracts; and certain fundamental... Read More

Regulation of Reinsurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 78
Posted on 3 Sep 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Kimberly M Welsh, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, RGA The following chapter discusses important principles of reinsurance regulation today. It begins in Section 78.01 with an overview of the regulatory framework for reinsurers and... Read More

Reinsurance Intermediaries – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 75
Posted on 21 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Marc J. Pearlman, Mark A. Kreger, and Steve Nunn This chapter begins with a description of the key functions performed by reinsurance intermediaries. (Note that intermediaries can be individuals or entities.) Section 75.01 notes that these functions... Read More

Duties of Reinsurers – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 74
Posted on 1 Jan 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Daniel W. Gerber, Jeffrey L. Kingsley, and Clayton D. Waterman Chapter 74 provides a comprehensive analysis of the duties, obligations and limits of reinsurers in reinsurance transactions. Section 74.01 begins by examining the duty of utmost... Read More

Lloyd’s and the London Market – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 79
Posted on 6 Sep 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By James Crabtree, Anthony Menzies, Jonathan Rogers, and Susannah Wakefield, Partners, Taylor Wessing This chapter begins in Section 79.01 with a discussion of the history and structure of the Lloyd's Market. A clear understanding of the Lloyd's... Read More

Utmost Good Faith – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 76
Posted on 22 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Barry Leigh Weissman, Partner, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, and Bella Shirin, Associate, SNR Denton US LLP Chapter 76 discusses the role of utmost good faith in reinsurance transactions and dispute resolution. Section 76.01 explains how the... Read More

Duties of the Cedent – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 73
Posted on 9 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Robert Tomilson, Benjamin Blume, and Daisy Khambatta, Members, Cozen O'Connor It might be said that while a reinsurer has only one duty, to pay covered claims, a cedent's duties are manifold. The cedent, usually without the consent or participation... Read More

The Reinsurance Contract – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 72
Posted on 6 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Keith A. Dotseth, Michael J. Steinlage, David C. Linder and Melissa M. Weldon, Partners, Larson • King, LLP Chapter 72 discusses basic principles related to the formation and terms of reinsurance contracts. The chapter begins by considering... Read More