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LexisNexis Presents a Complimentary CLE-Accredited Webinar: The Intersection of Social Media, Privacy Laws and the Insurance Industry
Posted on 1 Nov 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Get up to date on social media’s influence for insurance privacy laws and regulatory changes. Cl ick to see Ronald Raether's video message about this webinar . R egister now ... Read More

Business Insurance Law and Practice Guide
Posted on 21 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Business Insurance Law and Practice Guide is a comprehensive guide for both insurance companies and attorneys who advise businesses of all sizes. It provides detailed treatment of many different types of insurance, including liability, directors'... 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 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

Highlights of the Winter 2011 Issue of New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law
Posted on 20 Dec 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

The Winter 2011 issue of New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issus in Insurance Law features three timely articles of significant importance: • The Supreme Court's 2011 Class Action Decisions: Their Impact on Insurance Class Actions... Read More

Legislative Approaches to Bad Faith Litigation-New Appleman Insurance Bad Faith Litigation-Chapter 10
Posted on 14 Jun 2010 by William T. Barker

By William T. Barker, Partner, SNR Denton Chapter 10 reviews the role of statutes in insurance bad faith litigation. Such litigation has been primarily a creature of the common law. But state insurance regulators also developed model statutes prohibiting... Read More

New Appleman Insurance Law and Practice Guide, 34.07 Consider the Influence of Federal Regulation
Posted on 23 Apr 2010 by Richard J. Cohen and Daniel W. Gerber

One of the 45 chapters in the new edition of the New Appleman Insurance Law Practice Guide is "Understanding Life Insurance" by Richard J. Cohen and Daniel W. Gerber of Goldberg Segalla LLP. Section 34.07 of that chapter considers the influence... Read More

Regulation Of Insolvency – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 98
Posted on 5 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Kristen J. Brown Abstract * * * This chapter examines the powers and remedial options afforded to state insurance commissioners for their regulation of insurance company insolvency. State laws arm insurance commissioners with broad intervention... Read More

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

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

Market Conduct Regulation – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 13
Posted on 19 Apr 2010 by Kenneth Levine

By A. Kenneth Levine A functional insurance market has become commensurate with the health, safety, and welfare of modern society. Insurance products fulfill the need for financial security of most Americans and the commerce upon which the American... 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

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