Resources for Insurance & Reinsurance

What’s the Future for Insurance in Europe Post-Brexit
Analyse Financière
Guy Soussan
September 25, 2017
Brexit: 'You Can Check Out Any Time You Like…'
Insurance Day
Guy Soussan, Philip Woolfson, Algirdas Semeta
April 6, 2017
Covered Agreement Has Regulatory Benefits for US Re/insurance Industry
Guy Soussan, Algirdas Semeta
January 18, 2017, Insurance Day
US Reinsurers Face Unexpected EU Market Access Restrictions
Guy Soussan, Algirdas Semeta
October 31, 2016, Insurance Day
The GDPR from an Insurance and Financial Mediation Perspective
Guy Soussan, Philip Woolfson
October 19, 2016
Reinsurance Update
John L. Jacobus, Jon T. Neumann, Harry Lee, Sarah D. Gordon, Angus Rodger, Michael Wharfe, Philip Woolfson, Guy Soussan, Susan Munro, Leah M. Quadrino
October 2016
Brexit: Uncertainty and Opportunity
August 2, 2016
Insurance Industry Must Ensure Its Interests Are Heard in Brexit Negotiations
Philip Woolfson, Guy Soussan
July 8, 2016, Insurance Day
Belgium Catches Up on Solvency II Implementation
Philip Woolfson, Guy Soussan
March 29, 2016
Reinsurance Update
John L. Jacobus, Jon T. Neumann, Harry Lee, Sarah D. Gordon, Angus Rodger, Michael Wharfe, Philip Woolfson, Guy Soussan, Susan Munro, Leah M. Quadrino
March 2016
Solvency II Equivalence: Bermuda Joins a Select Group
Guy Soussan, Algirdas Semeta
December 17, 2015
Tenth Circuit Finds Excess Insurers Do Not “Drop Down” Upon the Insolvency of a Primary Insurer
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 151
Harry Lee, Alexandra Zottola
December 11, 2015
Nebraska Supreme Court Finds No Coverage Based on Breach of Notice and Voluntary Payment Provisions – Prejudice Presumed and Prior Denial of Similar Claim Did Not Excuse Late Notice as to Subsequent Claim
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 150
Mary ("Molly") Woodson Poag, Conor P. Brady
September 18, 2015
10th Circuit Affirms Contractual Limits to Excess Carrier’s Obligations Prior to Exhaustion of Primary Layer
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 149
John R. Casciano, Jeremy B. Glen
September 10, 2015
The eIDAS Regulation: An Opportunity for Financial Services and Insurance?
Philip Woolfson
September 7, 2015
Fifth Circuit Strictly Applies Claim Requirements Under National Flood Insurance Program
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 148
John O'Connor, Jessica I. Rothschild
September 1, 2015
Ninth Circuit Recognizes Limitations on Use of Extrinsic Evidence in Duty to Defend Determinations
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 147
Mary ("Molly") Woodson Poag, Nina S. Thanawala
August 27, 2015
Tenth Circuit Addresses the Duty to Defend
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 146
Harry Lee, Andrew J. Sloniewsky
August 13, 2015
Texas Court Concludes That Insurer Need Not Show Prejudice to Deny Coverage Where Policyholder Provided Late Notice Under Claims Made Policy
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 145
Sarah D. Gordon, Brett Grindrod
August 11, 2015
Broker Ruled Safe from Claim for Injuries Suffered at Baseball Game
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 144
John O'Connor, Jason D. Sanders
July 27, 2015
Demystifying Solvency II Equivalence Decisions
Guy Soussan
July 24, 2015, Insurance Day
Federal Court Refuses to “Revolutionize” New York Insurance Law and Rejects Insured’s Argument That Routine Enforcement of Insurance Policy Consent Provisions Under New York Law Should be Abandoned
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 143
John R. Casciano, Nina S. Thanawala
July 21, 2015
Fourth Circuit Enforces Restrictions in Additional Insured Endorsement
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 142
Mary ("Molly") Woodson Poag
July 9, 2015
Eighth Circuit Affirms Insurer Did Not Act in Bad Faith by Declining Early Settlement Offer and Attempting to Reach Global Settlement
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 141
Sarah D. Gordon, Conor P. Brady
June 29, 2015
Reinsurance Update
John L. Jacobus, Jon T. Neumann, Harry Lee, Sarah D. Gordon, Angus Rodger, Michael Wharfe, Philip Woolfson, Guy Soussan, Susan Munro, Leah M. Quadrino
June 2015
California Federal Court Finds No Duty to Defend a TCPA Claim Where Policy Excludes Invasion of Privacy Claims
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 140
Brett Grindrod, Leah M. Quadrino
June 3, 2015
The European Commission’s Digital Single Market Strategy: What’s in It for Financial Services and Insurance?
Philip Woolfson, Jean Russotto, Guy Soussan, Stewart A. Baker, Jason M. Weinstein, Maury Shenk
May 15, 2015
Fifth Circuit Holds that “Expenses" Includes Legal Costs under Texas Law
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 139
Sarah D. Gordon
May 12, 2015
Courts Uphold Provisions Requiring Suit within One Year of Inception of Loss
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 138
Mary ("Molly") Woodson Poag, Andrew J. Sloniewsky
May 11, 2015
DC Circuit Enforces Known Risk Exclusion for Claims-Made Policy Under DC Law
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 137
John O'Connor, Jeremy B. Glen
April 30, 2015
Indiana Appellate Court Upholds Known Loss Doctrine and Finds Insured’s Self-Serving Affidavit Does Not Defeat Summary Judgment
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 136
Mary ("Molly") Woodson Poag
April 17, 2015
Belgian Financial Authority Consults on Postponing Entry into Force of Pre-Contractual Disclosures and Advertising Requirements for Marketing of Retail Financial Products
Philip Woolfson, Guy Soussan
April 15, 2015
Eighth Circuit Holds That Exclusion Bars Coverage For Suit Alleging Trademark Infringement
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 135
John R. Casciano, Jessica I. Rothschild
April 14, 2015
Green Paper for Capital Markets Union: A Mixed Bag for Insurers
Philip Woolfson and Algirdas Semeta
April 14, 2015, Insurance Day
Status and Prospects for EU Legislative and Policy Initiatives in the (Re)insurance Sector
Philip Woolfson, Guy Soussan
April 14, 2015
Illinois Appeals Court Finds that Prior Knowledge Exclusion Bars Coverage for Malpractice Claims Arising from Drafting Error
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 134
Jon T. Neumann, Catherine D. Cockerham
April 13, 2015
Eighth Circuit Holds That Intentional Injury Exclusion Relieved Insurer From Defending Insured Against Defamation Claims
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 133
Harry Lee, Jason D. Sanders
April 1, 2015
Arizona Supreme Court: No Premium Quote Needed to “Offer” UIM Coverage
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 132
Erin E. Bradham
March 24, 2015
Illinois Federal Court Finds Insurer Had No Duty to Defend Trademark Infringement Claims and Policyholder’s Notice Was Untimely
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 131
Leah M. Quadrino, Conor P. Brady
March 23, 2015
Texas Court of Appeals Finds For Insurer Based on “Business Risk Exclusion” and Failure to Segregate Covered and Non-covered Damage
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 130
John O'Connor, Erin E. Bradham
March 16, 2015
Federal Court Holds Radionuclides and Bacteria in Drinking Water Are Pollutants as a Matter of Law, Falling Unambiguously Within Pollution Exclusions
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 129
Sarah D. Gordon
March 13, 2015
Two Supreme Court Rulings Limit Applicability of Notice-Prejudice Rule
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 128
Mary ("Molly") Woodson Poag
March 2, 2015
Reinsurance Update
John L. Jacobus, Jon T. Neumann, Harry Lee, Angus Rodger, Michael Wharfe, Philip Woolfson, Guy Soussan, Susan Munro, Sarah D. Gordon, Leah M. Quadrino
February 2015
New Jersey Supreme Court Holds That Insurers Can Rely on Unpublished Opinions in Forming Business Decisions And Reiterates “Fairly Debatable” Bad Faith Standard
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 127
John R. Casciano, Brett Grindrod
February 20, 2015
Oregon Federal Court Considers Pre-Tender Defense Costs and Cost-Sharing Agreements
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 126
Harry Lee, Andrew J. Sloniewsky
February 11, 2015
New Arizona Court of Appeals Decision: Insurer Only Waives Privilege If It Affirmatively Asserts It Acted in Good Faith Because It Relied on Counsel’s Advice
Insurance Law Advisory, Issue 125
Erin E. Bradham, Jason D. Sanders
February 3, 2015
Fifth Circuit Holds Liability Coverage for Claimed Violations of “Person’s Right of Privacy” Does Not Extend to Lawsuit Brought by Business
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 124
Jon T. Neumann
February 2, 2015
Eighth Circuit Enforces Notice Requirement for Claims Made Policy Under Missouri Law
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 123
John O'Connor, Jeremy B. Glen
January 22, 2015
First Tier Solvency II Equivalence Countries Enter the Final Stretch
Guy Soussan and Algirdas Semeta
January 16, 2015, Insurance Day
Wisconsin Supreme Court Issues Two Rulings Finding Manure and Septage to be “Pollutants”
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 122
Mary ("Molly") Woodson Poag
January 12, 2015
Fast Action by Congress Reauthorizes TRIA and Creates NARAB (Finally…)
Special Edition Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 121
Scott A. Sinder, John P. Fielding
January 9, 2015
France Adopts Favorable Amendment of Cooling-off and Cancellation Rights in Life Insurance
Philip Woolfson, Guy Soussan
January 9, 2015
New York Appellate Division Applies Unambiguous Policy Language to Limit Coverage Under Additional Insured Endorsement
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 120
John R. Casciano
December 23, 2014
Whither TRIA?
Special Edition Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 119
Scott A. Sinder, John P. Fielding
December 18, 2014
Louisiana Federal District Court Finds that Insurer Did Not Waive Coverage Defenses
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 118
Catherine D. Cockerham
December 15, 2014
Maryland District Court Finds No Duty to Defend Pursuant to Interrelated Wrongful Acts Provision
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 117
Leah M. Quadrino, Jessica I. Rothschild
November 21, 2014
Seventh Circuit Addresses Applicability of Domestic Law to Foreign Sovereign Reinsurer
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 116
John O'Connor
November 14, 2014
Illinois District Court Grants Insurer’s Summary Judgment Motion in D&O Liability Declaratory Judgment Action
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 115
John R. Casciano
November 10, 2014
Court Grants Summary Judgment for Insurer Because Policyholder Was Not “Legally Obligated” to Pay for Mold Remediation
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 114
Harry Lee, Erin E. Bradham
November 7, 2014
What to Expect from the New European Commission 2014-2019
Philip Woolfson, Jean Russotto, Guy Soussan
October 31, 2014
Fifth Circuit Affirms Holding Denying Coverage for Property Damage to Land Subject to a Mineral Lease Because Mineral Lessee, the Policyholder, “Owned, Rented, or Occupied” the Land
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 113
October 24, 2014
Fifth Circuit Permits Excess Carrier’s Bad Faith Claim Against Primary Insurer for Allegedly Increased Settlement Liability
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 112
Jon T. Neumann, Jeremy B. Glen
October 17, 2014
California Federal Court Finds No Duty to Defend and No Continuing Duty to Investigate
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 111
Mary ("Molly") Woodson Poag
October 14, 2014
Reinsurance Update
John L. Jacobus, Jon T. Neumann, Harry Lee, Angus Rodger, Michael Wharfe, Philip Woolfson, Guy Soussan, Susan Munro, Sarah D. Gordon, Leah M. Quadrino
October 2014
New Jersey Appeals Court Addresses Duty to Defend, Certificates of Insurance
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 110
John O'Connor, Andrew J. Sloniewsky
October 6, 2014
Tennessee Federal District Court Finds That Policyholders Failed to Plead Bad Faith Claim Under Iqbal and Twombly
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 109
Harry Lee, Catherine D. Cockerham
September 29, 2014
Missouri Federal District Court Enforces Forum Selection Clause
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 108
John R. Casciano, Sarah D. Gordon
September 17, 2014
Insurance Industry Must Make Compelling Case for Retaining Block Exemption
Yves Botteman, Guy Soussan
September 16, 2014, Insurance Day
Southern District of New York Dismisses Co-Insurer’s Contribution Claim Where Defendants’ Policy Clearly Applied Only in Excess of the Settlement Amount
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 107
Leah M. Quadrino
September 10, 2014
Federal Court Applies Pollution Exclusion to Claims Under Personal Injury Coverage
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 106
John R. Casciano
September 3, 2014
New York Court Rules That Defense Costs Are Included Within Reinsurance Certificates’ Limits of Liability
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 105
Jon T. Neumann
August 25, 2014
Connecticut Federal District Court Finds Negligent Misrepresentation Claim Does Not Trigger Duty to Defend
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 104
Mary ("Molly") Woodson Poag
August 18, 2014
Federal District Court Finds No Coverage for Underlying $7 Million Legal Malpractice Claim Where Insured Made a Material Misrepresentation in its Policy Application
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 103
John O'Connor
August 11, 2014
China Announces Policies to Accelerate Development of Chinese Insurance Industry
Susan Munro and Amy Wang
July 15, 2014
Seventh Circuit Finds Excess Insurer Did Not Violate Duty to Settle or Duty to Alert its Insureds to Conflicts of Interest
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 101
Jon T. Neumann, Erin E. Bradham
July 14, 2014
Fifth Circuit Affirms That Coverage-Adding Endorsement Does Not Negate Pollution Exclusion in General Liability Policy
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 100
John O'Connor
July 7, 2014
Status and Prospects for EU Legislative and Policy Initiatives in the (Re)insurance Sector
Philip Woolfson, Guy Soussan
July 2014
California Supreme Court Clarifies Commercial Disparagement Claims and Rules Insurer Has No Duty to Defend Where Complaint Does Not Allege Policyholder Specifically Disparaged Competitor’s Product
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 99
June 26, 2014
California Appellate Court Affirms Damages Resulting from Faulty Construction Not “Property Damage”
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 98
Mary ("Molly") Woodson Poag, Jeremy B. Glen
June 23, 2014
California Supreme Court Clarifies Specificity Requirement for Disparagement Claims Under Advertising Injury Insurance
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 97
June 16, 2014
Nevada Supreme Court Concludes Absolute Pollution and Indoor Air Quality Exclusions Do Not Bar Liability Coverage
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 96
John O'Connor, Andrew J. Sloniewsky
June 5, 2014
Second Circuit Applies Texas Law And Holds Pollution Exclusion Bars Coverage For Fumes Emitted From Policyholder’s Product
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 95
May 30, 2014
Eleventh Circuit Upholds Summary Judgment In Favor of Insurer That Denied Coverage on Late Notice Grounds
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 94
Jon T. Neumann, Sarah D. Gordon
May 28, 2014
Eighth Circuit Vacates Policyholder’s Summary Judgment Based on the Pollution Exclusion
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 93
May 22, 2014
Federal Court Holds No Coverage Exists for Business Interruption Losses Resulting from Power Outage
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 92
May 2, 2014
Federal Court in South Carolina Denies Coverage for Water Damage under Plain Language of Contractor Limitation Endorsement
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 91
John O'Connor, Leah M. Quadrino
April 25, 2014
Eleventh Circuit Declares that Exclusion Barring Coverage of “Junk” Fax Lawsuits Is Unambiguous and Not Against Public Policy
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 90
April 21, 2014
Reinsurance Update
John L. Jacobus, Jon T. Neumann, Angus Rodger, Philip Woolfson, Guy Soussan, Susan Munro, Leah M. Quadrino
April 2014
Eighth Circuit Holds Absolute Pollution Exclusion Precludes Carbon Monoxide Coverage
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 88
Mary ("Molly") Woodson Poag
March 28, 2014
Texas District Court Holds That Policy Exclusion Relieves Insurer From Indemnifying Policyholder for $2 Million in Faulty Repairs
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 87
Jon T. Neumann, Jason D. Sanders
March 21, 2014
Louisiana Federal District Court Holds that Insurer May Recover Advanced Funds from Policyholder if Coverage Later Found Not to Exist
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 86
John R. Casciano, Catherine D. Cockerham
March 14, 2014
A “Violation of Statutes” Exclusion in Commercial General Liability Policies Relieved Insurer From Defending Lawsuit Alleging That Policyholder Illegally Used Customers’ Private Information
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 85
March 7, 2014
New York Court of Appeals Reverses Itself and Holds That Insurer’s Wrongful Failure to Defend Does Not Prohibit Raising Exclusions to Coverage
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 84
Harry Lee, Jason D. Sanders
February 21, 2014
Swiss Vote on Immigration: Challenges for the Insurance Sector?
Guy Soussan
February 17, 2014
Fifth Circuit Analyzes “Ongoing Operations” and “Completed Operations” and Finds No Duty to Defend Under Additional Insured Endorsement
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 83
Mary ("Molly") Woodson Poag
February 14, 2014
Eighth Circuit Holds No Recovery Where Governing Law Does Not Permit the Claimant’s Underlying Cause of Action Against the Policyholder
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 82
February 7, 2014
Considerations for Insurers Regarding US/EU Iran Sanctions Relief
Anthony Rapa, Guy Soussan
January 31, 2014
Texas Supreme Court Holds That Contractual Liability Exclusion Does Not Apply to Contractor’s Agreement to Perform Work in a Good and Workmanlike Manner
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 81
John O'Connor, Erin E. Bradham
January 23, 2014
Connecticut Appellate Court Holds Settlement Negotiations Not a “Suit” Under CGL and Umbrella Policies
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 80
John R. Casciano
January 17, 2014
Wisconsin Supreme Court Holds Asbestos Exclusion Bars Coverage for Lawsuit Alleging Failure to Disclose Presence of Asbestos
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 79
January 8, 2014
Fourth Circuit Enforces Voluntary Payments and No-Action Clauses Under Maryland and Tennessee Law
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 78
John O'Connor, Jeremy B. Glen
December 19, 2013
Federal Court Addresses Allocation of Defense Costs
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 77
Andrew J. Sloniewsky
December 13, 2013
Federal Court in Georgia Finds No Coverage for Unauthorized Electronic Withdrawal of Funds
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 76
December 10, 2013
New York State Trial Court Permits Asbestos Plaintiffs To Sue a Dissolved and Liquidated Corporation Through Service of Process Upon a Liability Insurer
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 75
Harry Lee
November 25, 2013
New York Appellate Court Affirms That Insurer Properly Notified Policyholder of Addition of Lead Exclusion and That Insurer Owes No Coverage for Underlying Lead Suit
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 74
Catherine D. Cockerham
November 15, 2013
Illinois Appellate Court Holds That an Insurer’s Duty to Indemnify Can Be Triggered Even Though the Insurer’s Duty to Defend Has Not Been Triggered
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 73
Jon T. Neumann
November 13, 2013
Federal Court Rules on Consequences of Insurer’s Alleged Change of Coverage Position Predicated on Post-Contracting Case Law
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 72
John R. Casciano
November 1, 2013
Oklahoma Federal Court Holds Pollution Exclusions Bar Duty to Defend Pollution Claims for Transporting Oil and Gas Drilling Waste
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 71
Leah M. Quadrino
October 25, 2013
Reinsurance Update
John L. Jacobus, Jon T. Neumann, Angus Rodger, Philip Woolfson, Guy Soussan, Susan Munro
October 2013
Mississippi Court Finds That Noxious Gasses Emitted by Defective Drywall Are “Pollutants” For Purposes of Applying Total Pollution Exclusion
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 70
John O'Connor
October 18, 2013
Alabama Supreme Court Decides Faulty Workmanship Does Not Constitute An Occurrence
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 67
Harry Lee, Sarah D. Gordon
September 27, 2013
New Jersey Supreme Court Allows Contribution Claims for Defense Costs Against Co-Insurers
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 66
Jon T. Neumann
September 23, 2013
Second Circuit Canvases Case Law, Upholds Pollution Exclusion
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 65
Jason D. Sanders
September 13, 2013
California Court Confirms Limitations on Right to Independent Counsel
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 63
Harry Lee, Mary ("Molly") Woodson Poag
August 29, 2013
Pennsylvania Court Applies “Prior Publication” Exclusion to New Products That Continue Advertising Injuries Begun Before the Policy Period
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 62
John R. Casciano
August 23, 2013
New Jersey Appeals Court Holds That Pollution Exclusion Barred Coverage of Asbestos Cleanup Claim
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 61
John O'Connor
August 16, 2013
California Supreme Court Allows Policyholders to Sue Insurers Under California’s Unfair Competition Law
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 60
Erin E. Bradham
August 9, 2013
Reinsurance Update
John L. Jacobus, Jon T. Neumann, Angus Rodger, Philip Woolfson, Guy Soussan, Susan Munro
August 7, 2013
South Carolina Supreme Court Holds That Exclusions Preclude Coverage for Damage Caused By Defective Work
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 59
John R. Casciano
August 2, 2013
Allegedly False and Misleading Statements Did Not Give Rise to a Duty to Defend Under an Advertising Injury Policy Provision
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 58
July 26, 2013
Business Pursuits Exclusion in Homeowners Policy Relieved Insurer From Defending Defamation Lawsuit Arising From Statements Made By Insured in His Trade Publication
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 57
July 19, 2013
Status and Prospects for EU Legislative and Policy Initiatives in the (Re)insurance Sector
Guy Soussan, Philip Woolfson
International Reinsurance Review
July 15, 2013
Pennsylvania Appellate Court Addresses Rules for Policyholder Settlements With Third Parties
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 56
Harry Lee, Andrew J. Sloniewsky
July 12, 2013
Hawaii District Court Finds Faulty Workmanship Not An Occurrence Under CGL Policy In Construction Defect Case
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 55
July 5, 2013
Reinsurance Update
New York Department of Financial Services Looks at Non-US Reinsurers’ Compliance with Iran Sanctions Law
Meredith Rathbone
July 2, 2013
Second Circuit Rules That Transfer of Contaminated Fuel Oil Between Containers Does Not Give Rise to a “Pollution Condition”
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 54
John O'Connor
June 28, 2013
Eighth Circuit Rules That the Absolute Pollution Exclusion Applies to the “Release” of Hazardous Lead Materials But Not to the “Distribution” of Hazardous Lead Materials as a Product
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 53
June 21, 2013
Second Circuit Confirms That Excess Policies Require Payment of Losses Covered By Underlying Policies Before Excess Policies Can Be Triggered
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 52
John R. Casciano
June 14, 2013
Minnesota Supreme Court Holds Absolute Pollution Exclusion Covers Carbon Monoxide
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 51
Mary ("Molly") Woodson Poag
June 7, 2013
California Appellate Court Affirms Stay Sought by Insurers in NFL Coverage Action for Brain-Injury Claims
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 50
May 31, 2013
Missouri Federal Court Holds that Insurer Need Not Show Prejudice in Order to Prevail on a Late Notice Defense under a Claims Made Policy
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 49
Harry Lee, Leah M. Quadrino
May 24, 2013
New York Court Rules that an Insurer May Reserve its Rights After Underlying Litigation Has Commenced
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 47
John O'Connor
May 10, 2013
Third Circuit Holds that Premises Exclusion Bars Coverage and Limits Application of Pacific Indemnity v. Linn
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 46
May 3, 2013
Endorsement Preemption: Eighth Circuit Says Forum Selection Endorsement Supersedes Policy's Arbitration Provision
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 45
John R. Casciano
April 29, 2013
Fourth Circuit Ruling Affirms Decision to Award Recoupment of Defense Costs to D&O Liability Insurer
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 44
Harry Lee
April 19, 2013
Seventh Circuit Requires Notice at Early Signs of Potential Suit Under “Claims Made” Policy
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 42
Sarah D. Gordon
April 5, 2013
Bacteria Exclusion Did Not Relieve Insurer From Duty to Indemnify and Defend Wrongful Death Claim Arising From Hotel Guest Contracting Legionnaires’ Disease
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 41
John O'Connor
March 29, 2013
Eleventh Circuit Approves Use of Facts Outside the Underlying Complaint to Determine Duty to Defend
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 40
John R. Casciano
March 22, 2013
Reinsurance Update
March 2013
John L. Jacobus, Jon T. Neumann, Angus Rodger, Philip Woolfson, Guy Soussan, Susan Munro
Ohio Court of Appeals Holds that Paying Terrorist Groups Is Not an Occurrence
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 39
March 15, 2013
Colorado Supreme Court Refuses to Apply “Reasonable Expectations” Doctrine, Holds Pollution Exclusion Not Limited to “Traditional” Environmental Pollution
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 38
March 8, 2013
New York Appellate Division Uses “Close Enough” Test to Unify Lead Paint Exposures to Different Claimants Nearly a Year Apart Under Single Occurrence Policy
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 37
Harry Lee
March 1, 2013
Federal District Court Holds That Multiple Lawsuits Arising Out of Single Shipment of Defective Drywall Constitute One Occurrence
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 36
Leah M. Quadrino
February 22, 2013
Fourth Circuit Holds that Injuries to Numerous Surgical Patients Arose from a Single Occurrence
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 35
February 15, 2013
California Court Applies Products Hazard/Completed Operations Hazard Aggregate Limits to Policyholder’s Asbestos Claims
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 34
John O'Connor
February 8, 2013
Eleventh Circuit Concludes that Exclusion In Title Insurance Policy for Conditions Known Before Policy Issuance Precluded Coverage for Failed Development Project
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 33
John R. Casciano, Sarah D. Gordon
February 1, 2013
First Circuit Applies Time-on-the-Risk Allocation and Holds that Owned Property Exclusion Bars Coverage for Air Pollution
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 32
Jeremy B. Glen
January 25, 2013
Illinois Appellate Court Addresses Number of Occurrences in CGL Policy
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 31
January 18, 2013
Minnesota Federal Court Addresses Coverage in Food Recall Dispute
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 30
Andrew J. Sloniewsky
January 18, 2013
California Federal District Court Holds that an Insurer’s Defense and Indemnification of a Policyholder Do Not Foreclose All Bad-Faith Claims
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 29
Harry Lee
January 11, 2013
SDNY Denies Summary Judgment on the Basis of Collateral Setoff Provision
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 28
December 21, 2012
New York Appellate Division Rules that Insured’s Awareness that Asbestos Could Cause Injury Was Not Sufficient to Bar Coverage Under the Expected or Intended Exclusion
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 27
John O'Connor, John R. Casciano
December 14, 2012
Iowa Court of Appeals Decision Concludes that Certain AIA Contract Provisions Limit Insurers’ Ability to Bring Subrogation Claims
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 26
Floyd P. Bienstock
December 7, 2012
Fifth Circuit Holds that Quoting Policy Language, without Supporting Factual Allegations, Does Not Trigger Duty to Defend
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 25
Ruth S. Kochenderfer, Mark A. Black
November 30, 2012
Illinois Federal District Court Relies on Extrinsic Evidence to Rule that Insurer Has No Duty to Defend
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 24
Catherine D. Cockerham
November 16, 2012
Eighth Circuit Weighs In on Split of Authority over Coverage of TCPA Claims under CGL Policy’s Advertising Injury Provision
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 23
Harry Lee
November 9, 2012
Insurer Has No Duty to Defend Alleged Disparagement Claim Where Allegedly False Advertisement Addresses the Policyholder’s Own Products But Makes No Negative Reference to Competitor’s Product
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 22
Leah M. Quadrino, John O'Connor
November 2, 2012
Rulings from the Eleventh Circuit and Eastern District of Michigan Affirm and Clarify Notice Obligations under Georgia and Michigan Law
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 21
Harry Lee, Mary ("Molly") Woodson Poag
October 26, 2012
Texas Intermediate Appellate Court Holds that Trial Court Abused its Discretion in Refusing to Sever Bad Faith Claims
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 20
October 19, 2012
Insurer Not Entitled to Rescission Despite Law Firm Partner’s Material Misstatement on Renewal Application
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 19
October 5, 2012
Federal District Court Rules that Common Interest Doctrine Protects Privileged Documents Shared with Third Parties during Bankruptcy Proceedings
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 18
September 28, 2012
Reinsurance Update
John L. Jacobus, Jon T. Neumann, Angus Rodger, Philip Woolfson, Guy Soussan, Susan Munro
September 2012
Florida State Appellate Court Rules that An Appraisal Award Constitutes A “Favorable Resolution” for Purposes of Bringing A Bad Faith Claim
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 17
September 21, 2012
New York Federal Court Rules that Advertising Injury Clauses in CGL Policies Do Not Provide Coverage for Antitrust Violations
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 16
Andrew J. Sloniewsky
September 20, 2012
New York State Trial Court Rejects “All Sums” Allocation of Insurance Coverage
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 15
John O'Connor
September 14, 2012
Texas Court of Appeals Concludes that Insurer Has Duty to Defend Railroad In Suits Arising From Collision at Railway Crossing
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 14
Sarah D. Gordon
September 7, 2012
Minnesota Supreme Court Rules that Insurer Must Advise Policyholder to Request an Arbitration Award that Allocates Between Covered and Noncovered Claims
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 13
August 31, 2012
The Latest Coverage War: the NFL and Concussions
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 12
Harry Lee, Jeremy B. Glen
August 23, 2012
California Insureds Can Stack Policies For Maximum Coverage of Long-Tail Claims
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 10
Floyd P. Bienstock
August 13, 2012
Tenth Circuit Rules that Widespread E. coli Outbreak Constitutes a Single Occurrence Under Liability Policies
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 8
John O'Connor
July 26, 2012
Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, Rules that New Jersey Law Permits Action Against Previously Settled Insurer for Contribution to Underlying Defense Costs
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 7
John R. Casciano
July 19, 2012
Fourth Circuit Rules That Foreign Relations Power Preempts State Law Precluding Arbitration In Insurance Contracts
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 6
July 17, 2012
First Circuit Clarifies Application of “Reasonable Diligence” Coverage Trigger in Duty to Defend Context
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 5
Catherine D. Cockerham
July 13, 2012
Fifth Circuit Clarifies Limitation on Policyholder’s Right to Independent Counsel When Insurer Agrees to Defend Under Reservation of Rights
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 4
Floyd P. Bienstock
July 9, 2012
Georgia Supreme Court Holds That Insurers Denying Coverage May Not Reserve Right to Assert Additional Defenses
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 3
July 2, 2012
Fifth Circuit Holds That Absence of Duty to Defend May Not Necessarily Preclude Duty to Indemnify
Insurance Coverage Advisory, Issue 2
June 22, 2012
New York’s Appellate Division Issues Pair of Decisions Concerning Insurers’ Duty to Timely Disclaim Coverage
Insurance Coverage Case Advisory, Issue 1
John O'Connor
June 6, 2012
Reinsurance Update
Sarah D. Gordon, John L. Jacobus, Susan Munro, Jon T. Neumann, Angus Rodger, Scott A. Sinder, Guy Soussan, Philip Woolfson
June 9, 2011
Reinsurance Update
Sarah D. Gordon, John L. Jacobus, Susan Munro, Jon T. Neumann, Angus Rodger, Scott A. Sinder, Guy Soussan, Philip Woolfson
April 18, 2011
Reinsurance Update
Sarah D. Gordon, John L. Jacobus, Susan Munro, Jon T. Neumann, Angus Rodger, Scott A. Sinder, Guy Soussan, Philip Woolfson
March 2011
Reinsurance Update
Sarah D. Gordon, John L. Jacobus, Susan Munro, Jon T. Neumann, Angus Rodger, Scott A. Sinder, Guy Soussan, Philip Woolfson
January 2011
Reinsurance Update
Sarah D. Gordon, John L. Jacobus, Susan Munro, Jon T. Neumann, Angus Rodger, Scott A. Sinder, Guy Soussan, Philip Woolfson
November 2010
Reinsurance Update
Sarah D. Gordon, John L. Jacobus, Susan Munro, Jon T. Neumann, Leah M. Quadrino, Angus Rodger, Scott A. Sinder, Guy Soussan, Philip Woolfson
September 2010
Reinsurance Update
Sarah D. Gordon, John L. Jacobus, Susan Munro, Jon T. Neumann, Angus Rodger, Scott A. Sinder, Guy Soussan, Philip Woolfson
June 2010
Reinsurance Update
Sarah D. Gordon, John L. Jacobus, Susan Munro, Jon T. Neumann, Angus Rodger, Scott A. Sinder, Guy Soussan, Philip Woolfson
May 2010
Reinsurance Update
John L. Jacobus, Jon T. Neumann, Angus Rodger, Scott A. Sinder, Guy Soussan, Philip Woolfson
March 30, 2010
Reinsurance Update
John L. Jacobus, Jon T. Neumann, Scott A. Sinder
February 26, 2010
Reinsurance Update
John L. Jacobus, Jon T. Neumann, Scott A. Sinder
January 28, 2010
Reinsurance Update
John L. Jacobus, Jon T. Neumann, Scott A. Sinder
December 17, 2009
Reinsurance Update
John L. Jacobus, Jon T. Neumann, Scott A. Sinder
November 20, 2009
European Commission report into the business insurance sector: Resource Centre