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Al Schmitz
Al Schmitz on the CLASS Act

The CLASS Act creates a potentially massive new government program. It provides for a new long-term care program as part of health care reform. (Lexis.com subscribers can review the CLASS Act in Title VIII, Sections 8001-8002 of H.R. 3590, Patient Protection...

LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff
LexisNexis Video Discussions and Interviews from LegalTech NY, Feb 1, 2010

Feb 1, 2010 - Mike Walsh, CEO of U.S. Legal Markets at LexisNexis, addresses viewers from the convention floor at LegalTech NY 2010. Feb 1, 2010 - LexisNexis' Mike Mintz interviews USLM CEO Mike Walsh at LegalTech NY 2010. Walsh discusses the business...

Randy J. Maniloff
Statute of Liberty: New York Appeals Court Frees Huddled Masses of Insurers from the Bonds of Section 3420(d)

Whenever I am involved in a case involving New York Insurance Law § 3420(d) I always make the same two observations: (1) Wow, there sure are a lot of cases on this issue; and (2) Wow, insurers lose pretty much every time. Section 3420(d) is that...

Peter M. Gillon
SEC's New Guidance for Public Companies to Discuss Material Effects of Climate Change on Financial Performance

The SEC yesterday announced new disclosure guidance requiring public companies to discuss material effects of climate change on their financial performance. This new requirement exposes a risk for public companies and their directors and officers who...

Joann Lytle, Nicholas Insua, and Anne Matthews
McCarter & English LLO on Martco Ltd. Partnership v. Wellons, Inc.

In Martco Ltd. Partnership v. Wellons, Inc. , No. 08-31247 & No. 08-31248, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 25428 (5th Cir. Nov. 19, 2009), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit rejected an insurance carrier’s argument that a commercial...

Gabrielle Sigel and Jennifer Cassel
Jenner & Block: 2009 Climate Change Year in Review: Building Foundations for Change or Just Castles in the Sand?

In this Emerging Issues commentary, Gabrielle Sigel and Jennifer L. Cassel of Jenner & Block discuss climate change developments in the year 2009. This recap includes regulatory, legislative, litigation and international developments. Some highlights...