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HHS Releases Final Rule and Interim Final Rules on Affordable Care Act's State Health Insurance Exchanges
Posted on 16 Apr 2012 by Duane Morris LLP

On March 12, 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the long-anticipated Final Rule and Interim Final Rules (the "Rules") on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's (ACA) state health insurance exchanges... Read More

Collecting Old Premium And Loss Balances And The Account Stated Principle
Posted on 30 Jul 2015 by Mealeys

By Robert M. Hall I. Introduction Today there are organizations that mine old premium and loss data seeking to collect additional funds using access to records clauses or audit rights. It may be difficult for the recipient of such a request to comply... Read More

Discovery In Reinsurance Allocation Disputes After USF&G v. American Re
Posted on 6 Nov 2013 by Mealeys

By Robert M. Hall I. Introduction Reinsurance allocation disputes arose out of mass torts that extend over multiple years and impact on many individuals or properties i.e. pollution and asbestos-related losses. When a cedent settles such losses, allocation... Read More

Seven Simple Lessons on the Mortgage Crisis from Two Actuaries
Posted on 28 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Randy Roth and John Pierce We have been observing the mortgage crisis over the recent months. To some extent, we are like Will Rogers in that all we know about the crisis “is what we read in the newspapers.” Even though we lack the... Read More

Follow The Settlements And Ex Gratia Payments
Posted on 9 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Download " Follow The Settlements And Ex Gratia Payments" by Robert M. Hall . This article originally appeared in LexisNexis ® Mealey's ™ Litigation Report Reinsurance , Volume 21, Issue #19, February 4, 2011. Read More

Commercial Court Clarifies the Position on Follow Settlement Clauses for Retrocessionaires
Posted on 11 Dec 2013 by DLA Piper

On 6 November 2013, the Commercial Court handed down its judgment in Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Ltd v Novae Corporate Underwriting Ltd [2013] EWHC 3362 (Comm). Mr Justice Hamblen held that the defendant retrocessionaire had agreed to follow the insurer's... Read More

LexisNexis(R) Announces Availability of LexisNexis Insurance Enterprise View
Posted on 24 May 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Integrated Insurance Solution Streamlines Operations with New Technology Platform For Policy, Claims, Billing and Reinsurance Data LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions has announced the availability of LexisNexis(R) Insurance Enterprise View, a new modular... Read More

Top Case of the Week: Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Complaint Against Reinsurer
Posted on 21 Oct 2010 by Dan Gerber

Arrowood Surplus Lines Ins. Co. v. Westport Ins. Corp., (2d Cir. (Conn.) October 8, 2010) Plaintiff’s predecessor, Royal Surplus Lines Insurance Company (“Royal Surplus”) entered into an agreement pursuant to which it assumed the liabilities... Read More

Peter Chaffetz: The Financial Crisis’ Impact on Reinsurance
Posted on 27 Sep 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

Peter Chaffetz of Chaffetz Linsdey LLP was on the faculty of the Reinsurance Outlook 2010 seminar produced earlier this year by HB Litigation Conferences. During a session that focused on the reinsurance implications of the global financial crisis, Chaffetz... Read More

Foley & Lardner: Between Mediation and Arbitration — Binding Mediation: The Third Alternative
Posted on 30 Aug 2011 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By Robert C. (Bob) Leventhal , Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP The vast majority of reinsurance disputes are decided by alternative dispute resolution methods. Binding arbitration is the most widely used method. Recently there has been increased... Read More

Goldberg Segalla’s Reinsurance Review – February, 2011
Posted on 30 Mar 2011 by Gerber, Segalla, Kingsley, Omilian

IN THIS MONTH'S EDITION: Circuit Court Reverses District Court and Determines that there is No Right to Injunction to Stop Arbitration Because No Showing of Irreparable Injury District Court Dismisses Case against British American Sua Sponte... Read More

Goldberg Segalla’s Reinsurance Review – September, 2011
Posted on 2 Sep 2011 by Gerber, Segalla, Kingsley, Omilian

IN THIS MONTH'S EDITION: Payments Made in Settlement of Bodily Injury Lawsuit Against Insured Within Primary Insurer's Policy RESPA Class Action Alleging Illegal Kickback Scheme Involving Reinsurer Dismissed Subsequent Related Claims Not... Read More

Goldberg Segalla’s Reinsurance Review – October, 2011
Posted on 16 Nov 2011 by Gerber, Segalla, Kingsley, Omilian subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases below. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. U.S. CIRCUIT COURT DECISIONS EIGHTH CIRCUIT EMPLOYERS REINSURANCE CO. V. MASSACHUSETTS... Read More

South Korea's Reinsurance Market Experiencing Softening Cycle
Posted on 12 May 2010 by Iris Lai

SEOUL, South Korea (BestWire) - South Korea's reinsurance market is experiencing a softening cycle with an overall reduction in reinsurance rates in April's renewal round. With the absence of large natural catastrophes in South Korea since 2004... Read More